10 Best Foundations for Indian Skin Tones

best foundations for indian skin tone

10 Best Foundations for Indian Skin Tones

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Choosing the right foundation is not easy. So it is important to know how to choose right colour foundation for Indian skin and identify skin tone color. Moreover none of us wants to look ashy but many foundations make us look so especially in pictures. There are some foundations that photograph well and you can take your pick from them.

MAC foundations are cult favourites and there are a few best MAC foundations for Indian skin tones. Besides MAC, we have some very nice foundations that work well for Indian skin tones.

Take a look-

Loreal New True Match Super Blendable Makeup

Price- INR 680

best foudation for indian skin tones

It gives medium coverage and face looks even and smooth. This is a good base for normal to dry skin. Face looks glowing with this and the foundation feels light on skin. It remains intact all day long. It is oil free and contains spf 17.

Lancome Teint Miracle Foundation

Price- $40

best foundations for indian skin tone

This foundation gives perfect coverage. It doesn’t cause skin breakouts and gives natural radiant look. The foundation has no fragrance. The pump dispenser  dispenses correct amount of foundation.

Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover SPF 25

Price- INR 575

best foundations for indian skin tones

The foundation comes in three shades which are suitable for various skin tones. It gives matte finish and has SPF 25. Keeps skin oil free does not cause pop outs. For every pump, a little cream comes out and which is sufficient for the whole face. Shelf life is at least a year or a year and a half. It can be used daily.

Bourjois – Bio Detox Organic Foundation

Price- INR 980

foundation for indian skin

The foundation has good shade selection. It gives a nice finish, good for oily skin. Staying power is good. Bourjois products are easily available. It comes in a stable and practical packaging. The foundation is organic.

The Body Shop Moisture Foundation with spf 15

Price- INR 1295

best foundations indian skin tones

It does beautiful job in moisturizing  skin. It gives light to buildable coverage, Good for daily use. Tube packaging is hygienic. It is easy to blend. Has a decent and mild smell which does not irritate nose. It has Spf 15. Doesn’t cause breakouts and photographs well. It doesn’t settle into fine lines or accentuates dry patches. Very Light weight feels like 2nd skin. Has Vitamin E and Community Trade marula oil and organic beeswax that moisturize and condition skin. It is dermatologically tested.

Rimmel London Stay Matte Foundation

Price- INR 330

best foundation indian skin

This one is oil-free, non-greasy and completely matte. This is paraben free. It helps control oil. It contains active ingredients like cucumber, chamomile and cotton. Comes in variety of shades. It has a travel friendly and hygienic packaging.

Covergirl Clean Whipped Creme Foundation

Price- &8.79

best foundations for indian skin

Covergirl Clean Whipped Creme Foundation is available in 10 shades. Very light and fluffy texture. Feels creamy and hydrating on the face. It blends easily and gives a velvety feel to the skin. Controls oil very well. It gives medium coverage and can be used as a tinted moisturizer. Travel friendly packaging.

Kryolan Ultra Foundation

Price- INR 900

best foundation for indian skin tone

This is a cream foundation that blends like a dream. It has so many shades to choose from. Buildable coverage. Light, medium or full coverage is easily possible. Blends easily and Stays put for 7-8 hours easily. Doesn’t flake or melt. Survives weather extremities. A very little is required for each use. It Photographs very well and has awesome quality.

Chambor Enriched Revitalizing Make-Up

Price- INR 995

foundations for indian skin

The foundation looks natural. It has SPF 18. It has decent staying power and feels light on skin. Photographs well blends like a dream. A little goes a long way.

Colorbar Perfect Match Foundation

Price- INR 725

best foundation for indian skin

This one looks very natural and comes in a classy packaging. It blends effortlessly. It has decent staying power. The foundation stays put for 8-10 hours with primer. Without primer, it lasts for 5-6 hours. It gives a matte finish. It offers medium coverage.

Have you tried any of these foundations?

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23 thoughts on “10 Best Foundations for Indian Skin Tones”

  1. I don’t have any idea about make uo and all but want to develop some sense in this field. My skin is warm toned and it is dark but not too much.. So can you suggest which shade of foundation to use..

    1. I m confused vch brand to go thru, my face color is brownish( nt black nt white ) n skin tone is normal (not too dey or oily) plz suggest me d brand vch stay longer spcly for marriag purpose

  2. Hi,
    My skin type is normal…I bought mac mineralize broad spectrum spf 15
    Will it work for a marriage function of my bro.

  3. I am confused abt d clr shade of foundatn.. i am fair but not too much..nd my skin type is normal.plz suggest me a suitable foundatn..

  4. Great List, i actually havent tried any of these foundations so must get my hands on some. I also find Nars Sheer glow is really good aswell!

  5. Haha! High time i started using foundations now! Enough of bb creams!
    Rimmel counter–i am coming to hoard you! 😉

  6. Actually I never tried these foundations..Bit I want to knw which colour name is suitable for my skintone in makeup forever hd foundation…am so confused..could u pls let me know..

    1. Dear pretty!

      Its difficult to recommend a foundation without personally seeing the skin ..You got to go to the store and check it by yourself .

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