Beauty Products Every Desi Girl Needs to Purchase Immediately

September 25, 2017 Saloni Gajjar     saloni_g

Keeping up with the latest trends in beauty can be difficult. We get it. The lingo can get a bit much.

Your job is to, somehow, muddle through them all and find the products that speak to your soul (or skin, rather). But, fear not, because there is hope.

12 Excellent Beauty Products to Buy Right Away

Yes, there are tons of products out there, each one better than the next. To make your decision-making an easier process, we picked the best ones you should try and fall in love with. Always test a tiny bit on yourself first to make sure it works for you.

1. Aztec Indian Healing Clay Deep Pore Cleansing Mask

This sandy green mixture once activated with water and apple cider vinegar becomes the holy grail mask for every skin type. Your skin will automatically feel smoother and more replenished. Buy From Amazon ($10.95)

2. Bobbi Brown Skin Foundation Stick

It’s expensive, but worth it. Your foundation should cover your blemishes while also hydrating your skin, all of it while matching your skin tone. Whew, that’s a lot of pressure. Luckily, Bobby Brown’s Skin Foundation Stick has 31 shades to help you pick the one that suits you best. Buy From BobbiBrownCosmetics ($46)

3. Jersey Shore Cosmetics Moisture Rich Hydrating Balm

Who doesn’t want beautiful, soft, and nourished lips? Jersey Shore’s moisturizing lip balms are the way to go. Especially because they’re paraben and petroleum free and use only the best essential oils and aromas. Their scents include Peppermint, Pumpkin Spice, Lavender, and yes, even Champagne! Buy From JerseyShoreSun ($10)

4. Colourpop Ultra Matte Lipstick

Taking the world by a storm, these lipsticks are highly pigmented and super affordable. There’s a huge variety of the shades, both neutral and vibrant, which suit the South Asian skin tone. Buy From ColourPop ($6)

5. TheBalm Cosmetics Bahama Mama Bronzer

A matte finish bronzer that goes on without orange undertones, without adding unnecessary sheen, and contours perfectly? Count us in! It also works great as an eyeshadow and is meant for our beautiful brown skin. Buy From Amazon ($20)

6. Benefit’s They’re Real! Lengthening Mascara in Beyond Black

This stunning jet-black mascara is perfect not only to volumize those lashes but also to curl them and make them stand out. The custom design brush is so easy to handle and doesn’t leave clogs or smudges. Buy From Amazon ($33.90)

7. Stila’s Stay All Day Waterproof Liquid Eyeliner in Intense Black

A felt tip eyeliner, this one glides on easily, lasts all day, causes no smudging or flaking, and retains its shine till its very end. Did I mention how stunningly it will bring out any eye color and look especially elegant on desi skin? Yeah. Buy From Amazon ($22)

8. Elizabeth Mott’s Thank Me Later Eyeshadow Primer

Seriously, all the efforts you put into making your eyes look beautiful shouldn’t go to waste before even half the day is over! The best way to prevent this is by using a helpful primer. Thank Me Later is cruelty-free, has a silky blend so it goes on smoothly, and a little goes a long way so the tube will last you for quite a while. Buy From Amazon ($15)

9. Too Faced x Kat Von D - Better Together Ultimate Eye Collection

The ultimate palette for all your eyeshadow needs, this one does a hell of a smokey eye or a cool pastel or adds all the colorful glam you need. All of this with a shimmery, matte finish that perfectly complements the brown skin. Score! Buy From KatVonDBeauty ($65)

10. H20+ Beauty’s Elements Face Cleanser

After that long day you’ve had, your face deserves to feel luxurious. Elements contain Water Lily extracts, which keeps your skin soft while removing excess dirt and makeup. Seriously, you’ll feel so fresh before going to bed, you almost won’t want to go to bed! Buy From H2OPlus ($20)

11. Clean and Clear Oil Blotting Sheets

Portable and handy, stash these in your purse or backpack to remove excess oil and shine throughout the day. These sheets are designed to work wonders on especially normal, oily, or combination skin aka all of our daily struggles have one great solution. They work to soak oil, all while keeping your makeup flawless. Buy From Amazon ($4.49)

12. Cetaphil Oil Control Moisturizer

If you have extremely oily skin that can often times get dry, this is the product for you. With derma-control oil moisturizer and sunscreen (SPF 30), this moisturizer is made especially for acne prone skin. Buy From Amazon ($12.99)

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Saloni Gajjar

Saloni Gajjar is the content editor for The Teal Mango. Her passion lies in pop culture writing to show the arts as mirror of our society and hopefully help break the barriers associated with South Asians living in the U.S. Plus, TV stuff is just freaking awesome.


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