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The Nykaa Army Reveal Their Beauty Staples For The Monsoon Season

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The Nykaa Army Reveal Their Beauty Staples For The Monsoon Season

Confronted with excessive sebum, unforeseen zits, and scalp irritation? Blame the beauty blunders on the weather. While the drops from God offer respite from the scorching heat, a change in season demands a change in your beauty arsenal—and making quick customisations to your daily regimen can go far in curbing the wrath of the unprecedented weather on your skin and hair.

Looking to brave the muggy monsoons? We’ve got your back, girl. Presenting, Nykaa Army’s carefully- curated beauty staples to shield your skin and hair from the transitional climate. Peruse these expert picks to invite rain-friendly products to your monsoon kit stat.

Gianella Mascarenhas Swears By The Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

Reason To Love: A water-resistant and sweat-proof formula for voluptuous lashes
Price: INR 2,450

“Who doesn’t need a mascara that won’t budge in the monsoon? Owing to its waterproof technology and collagen-fueled formula, Too Faced’s Better Than Sex Mascara finds its place in my beauty kit every season. This cruelty-free, free of parabens, sulphates and phthalates product promises a dramatic, voluminous look with just a few strokes.”

Sara Shah Swears By The Rom&nd Zero Velvet Tint In Shade 08 Icy

Reason To Love: A lightweight, smudge-proof formula with a velvety matte finish
Price: INR 2,010

“Rainy weather calls for hot chocolate? Yes! But also, mood-boosting makeup. And nothing gets me out of that monsoon gloom like the Rom&nd Zero Lasting Tint in shade 08 Icy. It's such a pretty colour in just a single swipe, with a velvet matte finish pigment that lasts hours on end.”

Rhea Shah Swears By The COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid

Reason To Love: A concoction of betaine salicylate, willow bark extract, niacinamide, and sodium hyaluronate for holistic skin care
Price: INR 1,590

“Come monsoon and my pores are under attack, with pesky blackheads and whiteheads appearing on my skin. But thanks to the COSRX BHA Blackhead Power Liquid these unwelcome tenants are evicted in no time—leaving me with smooth and radiant skin. I use it every night as part of my PM routine, following it up with a sleeping mask.”

Rebecca Abraham Swears By The M.A.C Prep + Prime Fix+ - Original

Reason To Love: Offers a healthy dose of hydration and helps makeup stay put
Price: INR 2,150

“What's better than mood-boosting makeup on a dull day? Whoever said that monsoon and makeup don't go hand in hand definitely didn't have a good setting spray. I love experimenting with different makeup looks, and this setting spray by M.A.C Cosmetics not only soothes my skin, but also gives it an instant boost of hydration. P.S. It locks my makeup look for up to 12 hours, making it a great monsoon must-have.”

Diya J Verma Swears By The Innisfree Tone Up No Sebum Sunscreen EX SPF50+ PA++++

Reason To Love: A waterproof formulation that promises to manage sebum overproduction
Price: INR 1,100

“Ladies, bear in mind, cloudy skies are no reason to skip sunscreen application. Innisfree’s Tone Up No Sebum Sunscreen EX SPF50+ PA++++ is ideal for muggy weather—owing to its sebum-fix formula that circumvents the problem at hand. Plus, low irritation and 24-hour lasting? Music to my ears.”

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