Age doesn’t really matter. To look beautiful is every woman’s dream. Brands are positioned on people’s tastes and age. With growing health awareness, modern cosmetics are available in the form of organic cosmetics, mineral cosmetics and even environmentally friendly cosmetics to meet the ever increasing demand for such products. There are several products offered by different brands, you name the product, you have it in different brands and range!
Here is a list of top ten national and international cosmetics brands you can pick up.
Lakmé being an Indian brand of cosmetics, owned by Unilever has brought to you the luxury of international quality make up which has been specifically formulated for Indian skin. They have cosmetics for nail, eyes, face and skin. Lakme is known for its unique range of products which no other brand offers – the exclusive bridal range of cosmetics by Sabyasachi and Anamika Khanna and many other make up artists. These include jewel sindhoor, jewel eye liner and lipsticks and nail paints in bridal shades.
It is one of the first companies to use plant extracts in its skincare products. They strive to use ingredients derived from fruits, flowers and plants. With 40 years of skin care and cosmetics expertise they offer a wide portfolio affordable for many. Their products comprise Skin Care, Colour Cosmetics, Fragrances, Personal care, Hair Care, accessories and wellness. Oriflame sells their products through a direct selling force and are not available over the counter.
Revlon is the first international colour cosmetics company to be launched in India. The company offers extensive range of sophisticated products in different categories namely colour cosmetics, skin care, fragrance, personal care and hair care. Revlon has given an opportunity to the women for experimenting with trendy colours and innovative products like never before.
Clinique is a manufacturer of skincare, cosmetics, toiletries and fragrances, owned by the Estée Lauder Corporation. These products are allergy tested and are unique as they are fragrance free. Although well known for their 3-steps system of cleanser, exfoliation and moisturiser skin care products, they also offer fragrances and general cosmetics for lips and skin. Clinique is also known for its line of makeup brushes coated with an antibacterial solution.
This is the brand used by, apparently who are considered as the two most beautiful women in the world, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and Freida Pinto and many other renowned Hollywood actors as well. You can Go-Glam with the range of cosmetics, skin care, hair care, hair colour, sun care and styling L’oreal products. The various categories of products to choose from are consumer products ( Garnier, Maybelline New York, L’oreal Paris), professional salon products (L’oreal Professionnel, Matrix), luxury products ( Georgio Armani, Lancome) and active cosmetics (Vichy). The very famed “The Body Shop” is also the new brand of L’oreal.
Avon, the company for women, is a US company, which is the world’s largest direct seller. Its product line includes beauty (skin care, hair care, colour cosmetics and fragrances) fashion and home products, with recognized brand names as Avon colour, ANEW, Skin-So soft, Advance Techniques , Avon Naturals and Mark. More products carry the Avon name than any other brand in the world.
The company’s products were originally designed specifically for professional make-up artists, but are now sold to consumers worldwide. M.A.C stores greets you with sophisticated professional cosmetics for eyes, lips and face that respond to the needs of every skin type, colour and age, tools and brushes which were never seen before. The brands credo all ages, all races, all sexes is apparent in their range of products. If you adore vibrant shades M.A.C is your choice.
The Chambor Geneva line is a blend of the finest traditions. In terms of radiant color, soft texture and skin accentuator, Chambor has never failed to satisfy the consumer demands. Rooted in recent technological innovations, Chambor colour cosmetics are carefully graded in terms of radiance of colour, softness of texture, skin accentuators and endurance of wear. They have eye products, face products and fragrances. The composition of the products contain no animal protein extracts.
Maybelline New York is an American makeup brand sold worldwide and owned by L’Oréal. Maybelline has released several new products, including ‘Eye Studio’ collection for eye products, ‘Fit Me’ collection for foundation/facial products, and new ‘Color Sensational’ shades for lips. They have technically advanced products and colour authority, to show the Indian girl that “she’s got it.” Maybelline New York creates seasonal colour shades with a keen eye on the season’s hottest shades.
Elle 18 range of colour cosmetics has always been the first option for young girls. Elle 18 has been re-launched in November 2010 with Elle 18 Colour Bombs in an exciting and funky range of colour cosmetics to cope up with the changing trends. The packaging of the entire range has been recreated to give it a funky and vibrant look. They have a wide range of vibrant colours for lips, nails and eyes.