20 Best makeup brands in India that are easily available.

Hello there. Today’s I’ll be talking about the 20 best makeup brands in India that are easily available. There are various makeup brands in India that launch some of the best makeup products. Just like you need good quality brushes to create a beautiful painting, similarly you also need good quality of makeup to create a flawless look. We all have different skin types and skin issues so there is something for each one of us. Let’s study about the best makeup brands in India.

20 best best makeup brands in India that are easily available.

L’oreal Paris


  • It offers not only cosmetic products but also hair care products.
  • It’s marketed worldwide and is advertised by the most well-known celebs.
  • L’Oreal Paris is well known for their lipsticks (especially moist matte range) and foundations.
  • L’Oreal is the parent company of Maybelline.
  • It offers both low end and high end products.
  • This brand offers valuable products.
  • L’Oreal has long lasting and hydrating lipsticks. One of the best range is the moist matte range from this brand. They are little pricey but totally worth it.
  • If you are having trouble in finding a good red lipstick for your skin type,try pure reds range from L’Oreal. They have a limited edition (as claimed be L’Oreal).
  • If you are a fan of pink lipsticks go for the “delicate pink” range.
  • L’Oreal has its own label L’Oreal professional, hair and styling brand which offers hair products that are used in the salons all over the world.
  • L’Oreal India is a subsidiary of L’Oreal.
  •  It’s one of the finest brand in the world.
  • Jean-Paul Agon is the chairman and CEO. The Company has been present in India for about 20 years.

My favorite product from LO’real is

LO’real Infallible Foundationlorealfoundation


Maybelline New York:


  • It was launched in 1915 by T.L and was later acquired by L’Oreal and in India it was launched by its subsidiary, L’Oreal India in 1991.
  • It is an American makeup brand sold everywhere in the world
  • The brand is easily accessible.
  • It has all range of cosmetics like eye, facial, nail color and lipsticks etc.

Maybelline changed the way makeup was marketed and the reasons behind the great success of this brand are because of the following features


  • Affordable prices.
  • International appeal.
  • Maybelline Collosal range is a huge hit.
  • This brand is very popular among teens.
  • Attractive packaging
  • They have quality products.
  • This brand is the best for people on budget.



  • This brand was founded in the year 1952 by JRD Tata. In 1996 the Tata group decided to sell off its stake in Lakme to Hindustan Lever Limited.
  • It is ranked at 47th as one of the most trusted brands in India according to The Brand Trust Report in 2011.
  • This brand also sponsors the Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) twice a year.
  • This brand is a highly reputated Indian brand.
  • It is highly suggested by beauty experts.
  • It is owned by unilever.
  • This brand is specially made for indian skin type.

Lakme offers a great product range:

  • Moisturizing creams and lotions.
  • Skin lightening.
  • Lakme perfect radiant products.
  • Sun protection products.
  • Face foundation, compact, make up remover.
  • Eye shadow, eyeliner, mascara.
  • Lip liner, lip gloss, lip color.
  • Nail color and nail tint.

My favorite from lakme is LAKME ABSOLUTE PERFECT RADIANCE lakmecreamMAC

  • Mac is one of the best makeup brands in India.
  • MAC was founded by frank toska in 1984.
  • It is a famous cosmetic company because of the need among makeup artists for backstage and studio use.
  • It is the most famous luxury international leading cosmetic brand and is widely marketed.
  • It offers wide range of products.
  • The quality of the products is amazing.

Mac offers wide range of products:

  • Skin care items including cleansers, make up removers
  • Prep + prime products are quite popular products from this brand.
  • Make up products for eyes skin and lip.
  • Makeup brushes for various use.
  • My personal favorite favorite product from mac is MAC ruby woo lipstick!

My favorite from MAC is MAC MELBA BLUSH (PRETTIEST COLOR)macmelbablush


  •  It was one of the first international brand to offer a wide range of lip, nails, eyes and face cosmetics.
  •  They have a huge range of nail paints, liners and lip colors.
  • Revlon is the New York based cosmetic company with excellent quality products.
  • Products from Revlon are affordable.
  • They sponser great fashion shows.
  • Revlon doesn’t go into competition but it offers the products to die for.
  • Revlon has many quality products starting from primer, foundations, lipsticks and many more.
  • Revlon’s colorstay range is quite popular.
  • Revlon super lustrous lipsticks are long lasting and have got great reviews.
  • Photoready primer is one of the best primers if you have a oily skin and stays for long.

Product range from Revlon

  • Lip, eye and face make up products.
  • Hair colors and hair tools.
  • Fragrance.
  • Manicure and pedicure sets.
  • Mirrors, brushes.

My favorite from Revlon is REVLON SUPER LUSTROUS LIPSTICKrevlonraisinragelipstick


  • It is also one of the best makeup brands in India.
  • The products are easily available offline and online.
  • Colorbar velvet matte lipstick is my favorite product from this brand.
  • The colorful beauty tools and blending sponges are to die for.
  • They have a wide variety of eyes, lip and face products,
  •  The brand also has a great range of foundations and great range of lip colors.
  • The founder and M.D of the brand is Samir Modi.
  • The brand is known for its bright peppy colors.
  • Colorbar has a variety of shades and it won’t disappoint you ever.
  • Colorbar’s smokey eye pencils and eye glide pencils are a must try.

My favorite from colorbar is COLORBAR PERFECT MATCH PRIMERcolorbarprimer

This is the best primer on budget. Read the full review here COLORBAR PERFECT MATCH


  • Lotus Herbals Ltd. was set up in the year 1993 by Kamal Passi.
  • Lotus believes in using herbal ingredients instead of chemical ones.
  • Their strength lies in the fact that they make wide range of natural products.

Product range from lotus:

face cleansers, sunscreen, shampoos, hair oil, winter care,
lipsticks,eyeshadows, blushes, kajal

Brand strategies:

  • Great packaging and designing.
  • Affordable price
  • No use of synthetic cosmetics.
  • Use of herbal ingredients.
  • They are against the cruel practice of animal testing.

My favorite from LoFACEStus is LOTUS HERBALS MATTE GELlotussunscreen


  • It is the Canadian brand and is widely available in India.
  • They don’t have many outlets outlets but they offer a wide range of quality products.
  • Their eye shadows are highly pigmented and I love duo eye shadow palette from faces.
  • Magnet Eyes kajal is the most popular long lasting kajal in the market.
  • Faces recently launched lip crayons and my all time favorite product is ultime pro lip crayon in the shade midnight rose.
  • Their bestsellers include Ultimate pro lipstick (peach rose) , magnet eyes kajal, Faces Go chic lipstick (good earth) , lip creme etc.

My favorite from faces is FACES ULTIMATE PRO LONG WEAR LIPSTICKfacesproultimatemattelipstick



  • Nature’s Essence introduced Coloressence as their cosmetic brand.
  • It offers hair, bath and skin care products whereas all the cosmetic products like primer, lipsticks, glosses, eye shadows, foundations etc are offered by Coloressence.
  • This brand is not a popular brand but they also offer good products.
  • The gel liners from this range are really good.
  • Coloressence has eye shadow pencils which are really affordable and are super pigmented
  • Their lip liners are quite affordable.
  • They do not have a separate counter for this brand, you can find them in a local cosmetic store.

I have used only one product from this brand and it is pretty good.

COLOR ESSENCE EYE SHADOW PENCILcoloressenceeyeshadowpencil




  • Oriflame has a wide range of makeup and skin care products.
  • Sadly they are not easily available in the stores.
  • Oriflame follows a similar sale strategy as that of Avon.
  • The products are genuine and have good quality.
  • My current favorite from the brand is Oriflame tender care.

My favorite from Oriflame is ORIFLAME TENDER CAREoriflametendercare


  • This brand is popular for direct marketing.
  • This brand believes in women employment and offer wide range of cosmetic products, sitting at home via the hands of the direct selling agents. They offer Indian housewives a fair chance to work from home and become a sales representative for Avon.
  • My favorites from this brand are international branded perfumes like Little Black Dress, Surreal Garden Eau De Toilette, etc.
  • Its instant fairness, anti marks cream and other products of the Skin Natural’s Range are quite popular.
  • The best part about this brand is that the products are moderately priced.

My favorite from AVON is LITTLE BLACK DRESS PERFUMEavonperfume



  • Bourjois is a French cosmetics company and was started in 1863.
  • The recently launched Rouge Edition velvet lipstick is quite a popular range.
  • The products are easily available in India from stores like Lifestyle and Shopper’s stop.
  • It’s a high end brand.

My favorite from Bourjois is BOURJOIS HEALTHY FOUNDATIONbourjoishealthyfoundation


  • This is a French brand house offers luxury perfumes and cosmetics throughout the world.
  • The products are quite expensive.
  •  My favorite product from the brand is Tresor Midnight Rose.
  • Their mascara range is very popular.
  • The products are of high quality.

My favorite from lancome is LANCOME DOLL EYE MASCARAlancomedolleyemascara


  • Estee Lauder is a luxury brand.
  • My favorite products from the brand are Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Lipstick and Estee Lauder Pure Color Long Lasting Lipstick, Bois De Rose.
  • Their foundations are to die for. If you are a fan of natural makeup, you should definitely try this Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay In Place Makeup.
  • The products are expensive but they absolutely worth it.

My favorite from ESTEE LAUDER is ESTEE LAUDER DOUBLE WEAR FOUNDATION ( best foundation ever)esteelauderdoublewearfoundation


  • Clinique is the best cosmetic brand for sensitive skin and it is specially made for women who have skin problems.
  • The company offers a range of skin care and make up products for face, eyes and lips.
  • All their products are tested by dermatologists.
  • Its 3 care system that includes face cleanser, toner and moisturize.

Range of products from Clinique:

  • Moisturizers, anti blemish, anti ageing products.
  • Products for acne prone skin.
  • All face, eye and lip products
  • Fragrances.


  • This is a high end international brand.
  • The prices are quite high.
  • The brand offers quality products.
  • The lipsticks, illuminators, bronzers, nail paints etc are few of the finest beauty products from this brand and chanel products available in India.


  • Chambor is a very well known international cosmetics brand.
  • They have a wide range of face products are are of the best quality.
  • The nailpaints are quite popular but are bit expensive.
  • It also provides a range of color cosmetics and skin care.
  • My current favorite product from this brand is Chambor Extreme Wear Transferproof Liquid Lipstick.



  • This brand is becoming quite popular in India.
  • It has a wide range of skin, makeup and health care products.
  • It also launched woman’s exclusive skin care range called Attitude and they advertise it on big scale.
  • There is another range from this brand called Artistry which offers exclusive color cosmetics products.
  • This brand name is more known for its household products that it offers.
  • The sales representatives sell the products at huge level.

This product has good reviews AMWAY YOUTH XTEND ENRICHING CREAMamwayyouthxtendcream


  • This brand targets the youth.
  • They have innovative products.
  • The color bomb range from this brand is quite popular.
  • Elle 18 is owned by Hindustan Unilever Limited and it was launched in 1998.
  • If you are a fan of bright and neon colors, this brand won’t disappoint you.
  • The price of the products are quite reasonable.


  • Street wear brand is immensely popular in teens
  • I like the color rich ultra moist range. The lipsticks are highly pigmented and long lasting.
  • My current favorite from this brand is their compact powders.
  • Their price is very reasonable because they target the youth.
  • Street Wear lipsticks and glosses are the most popular lipsticks among young age women.

These were the 20 best makeup brands in India that are easily available.

You should always buy good quality products. There should be no compromise with your skin. Some products are expensive but they are worth every penny.

I hope this information turns out to be useful for you. Do share your favorite products and brand with us.


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