10 budget makeup must-haves that will transform your beauty kit

10 budget makeup tips for women

A girl likes to splurge on things that matter, yes, makeup. But, here’s the thing, you don’t need to break the bank. So, we bring you a complete list of must-haves for your vanity case to get a perfectly finished full makeup look every single time. Psst… the best part? They’re all under Rs.500!!!

Foundation: Lakme Face Magic Skin Tints Souffle, Rs.160

Lakme Face Magic Skin Tints Souffle

A lightweight foundation that can be used every day. It gives you sheer coverage for a natural looking complexion. This water-based product blends into the skin keep it hydrated but give your skin a velvety matte finish. Has sunscreen and cucumber extracts that brighten your skin tone.

Powder: Colorbar Radiant White UV Fairness Compact Powder, Rs.250

This ultra-fine, super smooth powder with vitamins C and E brightens your skin and protects from sun damage. It spreads easily to give glowing finish instantly. The sheer formula lets your skin breathe and doesn’t dry it out. This oil free compact powder keeps skin fresh throughout the day.

Colorbar Radiant White UV Fairness Compact Powder

Blush: Maybelline Color Show Blush in Creamy Cinnamon, Rs.299

Maybelline Color Show Blush in Creamy Cinnamon

This ultra-light blush feels weightless and is easy to apply. It has a silky texture that goes on sheer for a natural finish and it can be built upon to get a sculpted look. The fresh hues ? what shades? will complement your natural skin tone. The micro shimmer particles will give your cheeks luminous glow.

Liquid Eye Liner: Lakme Black Impact Eye Liner, Rs.225

If you are trying out a look with dramatically lined eyes then this liquid liner is the one for you. Water-resistant and long-lasting, this silky, fast-drying formula goes on in one smooth stroke. The liner comes with a sponge applicator and a long handle which makes it easy to apply.

Lakme Black Impact Eye Liner

Kohl: Health & Glow All Day Kajal, Rs.149

Health & Glow All Day Kajal

This multi tasking kajal can be used to line both your upper and lower lash line. The rich black pigment stays on and is smudge-proof. You can blend this kajal over your lid to get that grungy smokey-eyed look.

Eye Shadow Palette: Faces Glam On Colour Perfect Palette in Smokey, Rs.599

An eye shadow quad with colours – shimmer white, gold, copper and bronze – that is perfect for our skin tone. It is cream to powder based that blends easily, and gives your lids beautiful luminous look. The pigment is rich and lays a veil of colour on top of the eye lid without settling into lines and creases. You can try both sheer and intense finish with this eye shadow palette.

Faces Glam On Colour Perfect Palette in Smokey

Mascara: Maybelline Magnum the Barbie Mascara, Rs.399

Maybelline Magnum the Barbie Mascara

Fluff-up your sparse lashes, and add an extra dose of volume with this new mascara from Maybelline. This weightless mascara has two different lengths of fibres to give you natural fluffy lashes. Its soft flex technology bristles make the lashes look thicker and longer as well.

Lip Balm: Himalaya Strawberry Shine Lip Balm, Rs.125

Keep your lips moisturised, soft and supple with this lip balm. It is essential in your beauty kit when you don’t want any colour on your lips but just some shine. With vitamin E and other antioxidants, it protects your lips and makes your lips naturally glossy and soft.

Himalaya Strawberry Shine Lip Balm

Lipstick: Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Rich Girl Red, Rs.599

Revlon Super Lustrous Lipstick in Rich Girl Red

An iconic lipstick that is a must in every vanity case. A creamy lipstick with Liquisilk formula that ensures that your lipstick stays put, and the colour remains vibrant. Your lips remain moisturised and soft. This true red works on almost all skin tones.

Lip Gloss: L’Oreal Paris Glam Shine Balmy Gloss, Rs.475

It is a lip crayon that doubles up as a high-shine lip gloss. You can wear it alone for a natural effect; or over your lipstick or lip liner for full, plump lips. The smooth texture allows it to glide easily over your lips. It also acts as a lip balm that keeps your lips soft and hydrated.

Loreal Paris Glam Shine Balmy Gloss