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In this post, I am going to share a few makeup brands that are Indian. These brands are of Indian origin. and they do cater to everyone’s needs considering the fact that India is the second-most populous country in the world and has a lot of different skin types and skin tones
Although these are Indian origin brands, not all are made in India like PAC. I will do another post wherein I will cover makeup brands that are not just of Indian origin but are also made in India.
I hope you all stay tuned for that post…
Until then these are the top 10 Indian make up brands…
Blue heaven cosmetics is one of the most affordable brands out there in the Indian market. Blue Heaven Cosmetics is an Indian company owned by Mr.Charanjit Singh and Mr. Gurnam Singh. It has a wide variety of products to cater to everyone’s needs. In blue heaven cosmetics, you will find products ranging from a lip balm to foundations, concealers, eye shadows, and much more.
Official website: https://www.blueheavencosmetics.in/color-cosmetics.html
Lakmè is one of the most popular and trusted cosmetics brand in India. It was founded in 1952 by J.R.D Tata and Simone Tata and is owned by Hindustan Unilever. Lakmè products range from budget-friendly options to a slightly expensive range. It is also the title sponsor of the Lakmè Fashion Week which is a fashion event that takes place in Mumbai twice a year.
Official website: https://lakmeindia.com
Lotus Herbals was founded in 1993 by Mr. Kamal Passi. Their products are a combination of natural ingredients that are free from chemical-based, synthetic, cruel animal tested ingredients. Lotus Herbals has more than 400 offerings and their products range from skincare, suncare, haircare, and cosmetics.
Official website: https://www.lotusherbals.com/makeup.html
Colorbar was launched in India in 2005 and is one of the leading brands in the Indian market. It has its prominent presence in India through 65 exclusive stores, around 900 multi-brand outlets and through its partner chains like Lifestyle, Pantaloons and Shopper stop. Colorbar has also extended its presence in the Middle East with stores in Dubai.
Official website: https://www.colorbarcosmetics.com
PAC cosmetics was created in 2002 by Martha Tilaar to fulfill the needs of a high-quality stage artistic look, . It offers a wide variety of professional makeup products and has now grown as one of the makeup artists and celebrities’ choices. PAC is one of the very few cosmetics brands from India that follow the international model of selling eye shadows by the pan.
Official website: https://www.paccosmetics.com/?v=c86ee0d9d7ed
Nykaa was founded in 2012 by Falguni Nayar. In 2015, Nykaa launched its collection of in-house beauty products. It partnered with Bollywood actress Katrina Kaif to launch the brand Kay Beauty in October 2019. Nykaa.com is an e-commerce platform but has also established an offline presence in recent years.
Shop Nykaa products: https://www.nykaa.com/brands/nykaa-cosmetics/c/1937
Shop Kay Beauty products: https://www.nykaa.com/brands/kay-beauty/c/11433?ptype=lst&id=11433
SUGAR cosmetics was founded in 2012 by Kasuhik Mukherjee and Vineeta Singh. started as an online brand for women’s cosmetics and sells its products across platforms such as Amazon India and Nykaa. It has wide range of products like lipsticks, foundations, eye shadows and much more.
Official website: https://in.sugarcosmetics.com
Ruby’s Organics is founded by Rubeina.K. Their products are made from organic and natural ingredients. Ruby’s Organics products are free from paraben and alcohol. They are vegetarian as well as not been tested on animals.
Official website: https://rubysorganics.in/shop/
Elle 18 was launched in 1997 under the umbrella of Hindustan Unilever. Elle 18 is aimed at college-going students and teens. They offer good quality products at affordable prices. Elle 18 products include affordable lipstick, compact powder, kajal, nail paints, and much more.
Shop Elle 18 products: https://amzn.to/2ZxNXjA
Vinita Jain founded Biotique in 1992. Biotique makeup products are made with organic ingredients. They also offer skincare, haircare, body care, and baby care products that are organic and chemical-free.
Official website: https://www.biotique.com/natural-makeup
Studiowest has been launched by Westside. It is owned by Trent Ltd. which is the retail hand of the Tata group. Studiowest includes makeup products like lipsticks, compact powders, and foundations. It also includes a range of fragrances, nail paints as well and bath and body products.
Shop studio west products: https://www.westside.com/pages/studiowest
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Lakme is an Indian company founded by J.R.D Tata and Simone Tata in 1952. Although in 2002 they sold their stakes for Rs 200 crore or 45 million USD (according to wiki) to Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) which is the Indian subsidiary of Unilever PLC. Unilever is a British-Dutch company and is headquartered in London, England.