Everyday Foundation: Ponds Tinted Moisturizer, Lakme Silk Naturelle, Lakme Invisible Finish (All less than 300 rs)
Heavier Foundation: Bourjois Healthy Mix (Rs 950) , Revlon Colorstay Foundation (Rs 750) , Mac Studio Fix Foundation (Rs 1500/-), Chanel Vitalumiere (Rs 2500/-), Body Shop Foundations( Rs 1050/-), Lancome Tient Miracle (Rs 2700/-)
What i Would Buy? Ponds TM for everyday, Bourjois Healthy Mix and Mac Studio Fix for heavier occasions.
Lakme Multi Mineral Pure Radiance Compact
Body Shop Loose Powder
Not Such Budget Buys
Mac Mineralize Skin Finish
Mac Studio Fix Powder & Foundation
Estee Lauder Holiday Compacts (These are collectors items really- they are gorgeous to look at )
What Would I Buy: Lakme Multi Mineral Compact (I dont use too much Powder). I do feel like splurging on the Estee Holiday COmpacts so might get those!
Colorbar I glide Pencils in Prunella, Jaded, Truffle, and whichever color catches your fancy (Rs 325/-)
Chambor Dazzle eyeliners (Rs 425/-)
Lakme Forever Silk Eyeliner (Rsa 425/-)
Faces Eye Pencils (Rs 250/-) Thanks Far for reminding me. Had totally forgotten how awesome these were
L’oreal Gel Liner (Rs 710/-)
Maybelline Gel Liner(only if eyes are not sensitive- this cause my eyes to sting and turn red a lot!)
Dont use too many liquid liners. I have a basic Lakme 9 to 5 one which is okay. Also tried the Colorbar Liquid Eye Liner which was nice
What I would Buy:Colorbar I -Glide, Loreal Gel Liner
Lakme Kiss of a Rose (Rs 400-ish)
Nyx Cream Blushes- Glow, Tea Rose (Rs 450/-)
Maybelline Apricot Flush (Aorund 200 Rs)
Not Such Budget Buys (All 1100/-)
Mac Fleur Power
Mac Ambering Rose Blush
Mac Pinch Me
What Would I Buy: I am a blush fiend! I would get both Lakme ones, some Colorbar ones (Peachy Rose and Just Earth), as well as Mac Peaches, Fleur Power, Pinch Me, Sunbasque, Springsheen. For Cream i would pick the Nyx ones.
Lakme Lip love in Rose Kissed (Use this A LOT!)
Maybelline My Mahogany
Maybelline Blushing Brunette
Maybelline Hooked on Pink lipstick
Colorbar Diva Lipsticks
Bourjois So Delicate Lip Cream
Chambor Silk Touch Lipsticks
Not such budget buys
Mac Cosmo Lipstick
Mac Capricious Lipstick
Mac Creme in Your Coffee Lipstick
Mac Mocha Lipstick
Mac Plumful Lipstick
Mac Twig Lipstick
Mac Fast Play Lipstick
Mac Viva Glam Cyndi lipstick
Chanel Rouge Coco Shines
YSL Rouge Volupte
Lancome Absolu Nu
What would i buy? Definitely would buy Maybelline My Mahogany, Lakme Aphrodite Blush & Rose Kissed as well as Mac Cosmo, Viva Glam Cyndi, Twig, Bourjois So Delicate Lip creams. Since i would be doing bridal shopping, and i can splurge- i would DEFINITELY get one lipstick from Chanel/ YSL and Lancome as well.
Revlon Colorburst Lipgloses
Maybelline Colorsensational Lipglosses
What would i buy? Chambor Glitzy Glosses and Maybelline Colorsensational Lipglosses
Max factor False Lash Effect
Not Such Budget Buys
Lancome Definicils Mascara
Lancome Hypnose Mascara
Estee Lauder Mascara (The new launch i dont remember the name)
What WOuld I buy: Maybelline COllosal Volume
Mac Woodwinked (Golden Brown)
Mac Expensive Pink (love this!) (Peachy Pink Gold)
Mac Amber Lights (Bright Gold)
Mac Ricepaper (Shimmery White- for inner corner)
Mac Twinks (Deep Brown)
Mac Humid (Mossy Green)
Mac Stars and Rockets (Purple)
Mac Plum Dressing(Purple)
What Would I Buy: I would definitely get MAC Expensive pink since i love wearing that with indian wear. Apart from that i would just choose colors from Inglot since its so much more affordable and the same quality! . I might buy a Chanel / Guerlain Quad as collector item though!
Inglot Eye Makeup base
What Would I Buy: All three are great but i think i will invest in a paint pot. Nyx Eyeshadow Base is second option.
Colorbar Highlighter Pen (Rs 325/-)
Revlon Skin Lights (Rs 650/-)
What Would I Buy: Im happy with my Colorbar Highlighter Pen. Also, i use eyeshadows a lot for highlighting so would be good with those. I do love the Dior Skin Shimmers – they are totally fab, so if im feeling rich i may get those but really its not necessary.
Mac Brushes (Mac 239, Mac 224, Mac 217)
Sigma F80 Kabuki Brush (For Foundation)
Sigma Eyeshadow Brushes
What Would I buy: I would buy the Mac 239 for picking up color, Vega Professional for crease and blending, and some more Body Shop for Blending eyeshadows. For Blush brushes, any would do. For Foundation i would pick a high quality kabuki- the Sigma F80 Kabuki is my favourite and it really makes a difference to how well your foundation is applied. Also would definitely get an eyelash curler. It makes a world of a difference.
Elle 18 Kajal
Sindoor: Lakme Jewel Sindoor (Thanks anonymous)
* All the products mentioned are those currently available in India. IF you have relatives travelling to the states, then its a WHOLE different story!!!
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