We’re rarely in a financially sound enough state to splurge guiltlessly on beauty products that cost more than a medical implant. But a few philanthropic beauty brands did hear our plea. Here are 15 products that do as they say and you don’t even need to bust your bank for it.
Price: INR 335
When it comes to hair oils, this is the closest you can get to perfection. It’s non-greasy, smells awesome and, most of all, it works!
How it’ll work – Apply at least an hour before washing. See effects after 4-5 applications.
Price: INR 150
After all the countless treatments and nuskas we’ve tried, this seems to be the best cure against those dreaded breakouts.
How it’ll work – Be patient with it, and suck in the initial sting.
Price: INR 199
This product DOES NOT smudge or let you down. It’s an essential for everykajal lover.
How it’ll work – Apply two coats. Go about your day.
Price: INR 510
For all those who think foundation makes your skin look like a ghost, here’s your solution. This product blends perfectly on your skin and gives you a party-ready glow in just one application.
How it’ll work – Dab on skin, and blend it with a sponge or brush.
Price: Rs. 587
We know it’s impossible to have a lipstick that can withstand all odds. But here’s a product that retains a hint of colour despite all the eat, talk, and love you’ll be doing through the day.
How it’ll work – Don’t expect it to completely withstand liquids, burgers, and nervous pursing.
Price: Rs. 425
You don’t have to worry about getting those perfect cat eyes anymore, here’s a product that is klutz-proof, and smudge proof.
How it’ll work – First outline and then fill with two coats.
Price: Rs. 415
This one’s your one-stop solution for your eye liner emergencies. It can double up as a kajal and liner and be a part of your essential product kit once you start using it.
How it’ll work – Always keep the applicator and container together.
Price: Rs. 75-355
This is your one-stop skin solution. Use it as a makeup remover, moisturizer, body lotion, dark circle treatment, hair oil, hand cream, and so on.
How it’ll work – Use it for a month at a stretch. Wake up to beautiful skin.
Price: Rs. 150
For those who are apprehensive about using foundation altogether, here’s your solution. Out of all the BBs and CCs out there, this is the one we thought was the best.
How it’ll work – Don’t depend on it for a long day. Wear a sunscreen underneath.
Price: Rs. 500
This one’s a miracle pen that works its invisibility magic on your spots.
How it’ll work – Match it perfectly to your skin tone while buying.
Price: Rs. 150
This is one of those rare few lip balms that can actually penetrate through those tough layers that are so hard to get rid of.
How it’ll work – Apply before bedtime for at least 15 days at a stretch.
Price: Rs. 544
And again, for the foundation paranoid folks, here’s a weightless, barely there mousse cream, that gives your skin a flawless glow and doesn’t peel and make it look flaky.
How it’ll work – Match it perfectly to your skin time while buying. Use a sponge or brush to apply.
Price: Rs. 399
For those who aren’t into spending big, but want the desired effect, this one’s your best bet. This sunscreen is truly lightweight and once you apply, you don’t feel a thing.
How it’ll work – Apply evenly all over your skin, at least 15 minutes before you step out.
Price: Rs. 265
This could be your best friend that you can carry around everywhere. You can use it as a foundation, concealer, or compact, anytime, anywhere.
How it’ll work – Dab the stick on your face and blend with your fingers. Avoid rubbing the stick.
Price: Rs. 360
Finally the lip gloss that balances the right amount of shimmer with the right hint of colour.
How it’ll work – If you want it to last the whole day, carry it in your bag.