Best Compacts Available In India – Our Top 24

Makeup is about perfection – of enhancing what you love and perfecting what you don’t. This of course involves many cosmetics and compact powders play a vital role among them. Here are the top 24 compacts!

The Best Compact Powders In India

1. Lakme Absolute White Intense Cover Wet and Dry Compact:

 Lakme Absolute White Intense Cover Wet and Dry Compact

This super hyped compact from Lakme claims to last up to 16 hours. The best aspect of this compact is that it can be used as a compact when it’s dry and as a foundation when it’s wet. It comes with a sponge applicator. The powder is soft and fine; blends well and give a lot more coverage than the regular compacts. Be sure to use a light hand, you don’t want a caked up look.

2. The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Cream Compact Foundation SPF 15:

The Body Shop Extra Virgin Minerals Cream Compact Foundation SPF 15

The compact comes with a lovely brush and a hassle free packaging – one compartment for the brush and other for the compact. The texture is of course creamy and gives a heavy coverage with a couple of swipes. It is a long wear compact – you can make it for 9+ hours if you have a normal skin type. It covers dark circles and blemishes well.

3. Chambor Silver Shadow compact:

Chambor Silver Shadow compact

Trust Chambor in making cutesy products. The compact can be used on its own or over a foundation and it definitely helps conceal the blemishes and dark circles well. In addition, this compact is oil free, non – comedogenic and also has SPF. It is available in four shades.

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4. Maybelline Dream Matte Powder:

Maybelline Dream Matte Powder

No makeup list is complete without a Maybelline product. The dream matte powder comes in a caramel colored box – sleek and compact. The powder is fine milled – it feels super soft on the skin. It of course blends well. It gives a light coverage keeping you shine free for like three hours. It has fine shimmer that adds glow to your face.

[ Read: Maybelline Compact ]

5. Street Wear All Day Compact:

Street Wear All Day Compact

Street Wear All Day compact gives a medium coverage that suits Indian skin tones well. It is not too heavy on the wallet either. It blends well with the skin and doesn’t give a patchy or cakey finish.

6. Revlon Touch and Glow Compact:

Revlon Touch and Glow Compact

Revlon is one brand that is always catering to Indian skin tones. Touch and Glow is a well suited compact that gives a matte finish and keeps the skin oil free for decent hours. It takes care of the dry patches on the skin too. This compact powder for oily skin blends well and gives medium coverage.

[ Read: Best Lakme Compacts ]

7. Lakme Perfect Radiance Multi Mineral Compact:

 Lakme Perfect Radiance Multi Mineral Compact

This adorable little compact works magic on skin – it doesn’t give a cakey look. It looks good in photographs – you won’t be Casper the Friendly Ghost! The coverage is medium – don’t except it to cover all imperfections to perfection.

8. MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation:

 MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation

Say hello to MAC Studio Fix Powder Plus Foundation, it’s a multi tasker. This awesome product gives a heavy coverage and it won’t result in a break out either. It blends well and stays for long hours.

9. The Body Shop Pressed Face Powder:

The Body Shop Pressed Face Powder

Another gem from the Body Shop, this is a much loved compact. Giving decent coverage and a good staying power, this face powder is definitely a winner.

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10. Colorbar Triple Act Compact:

Colorbar Triple Act Compact

This chubby little tub is full of goodness. This compact gives a good coverage – covering the acne, blemishes and dark circles. It also blends easily in a jiffy. It keeps skin oil free and is non – comedogenic.

11. Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder:

Rimmel London Stay Matte Pressed Powder claims to control skin shine for up to 5 hours. It’s suitable for both combination and oily skin.  It also claims to minimize the appearance of the skin pores with a natural matte finish and reaches up to its claims as well.

12. Maybelline Clearglow All in one Fairness Compact Powder:

Maybelline Clearglow All in one Fairness compact powder is a pocket-friendly product that claims to have Vitamin C and SPF 26 in it with brightening, whitening and matte effects. It evens out the skin tone, conceals flaws and blends into the skin well.

13. Maybelline Dream Matte Pressed Powder:

Maybelline Dream Matte Pressed Powder is an oil-free product that gives an air soft, ultra silky texture to the skin and a matte effect. It impresses with its packaging, staying power, etc. It brightens up the face and does not clog pores but the price may be a drawback about this.

14. L’Oreal True Match Super-blended Powder:

L’Oreal True Match Super-blended Powder gives a natural look, smooth finish, and isn’t chalky at all. You can say it’s a good pigmented foundation-based powder and also sets the foundation and concealer well. But a con of this product is that it’s somewhat pricey for regular use.

15. Faces Canada Compact:

Faces Canada Compact Powder contains minerals as claimed by the brand. This powder is an oil-free product and can be used to finish liquid foundation or for sheer coverage and to control shine. It’s light weight, and keeps the face fresh the entire day. It gives a flawless and satin smooth finish look. The product claims that it’s suitable for all skin types but it mostly suits normal to oily skin types.

16. Colorbar Time Plus Compact Powder:

Colorbar Time Plus Compact Powder is an affordable and easily available product that gives a smooth and matte finish and survives sweat, keeping your face oil-free for hours. It’s also lightweight and easily blends into the skin.

17. Lakme Perfect Radiance Multi-Mineral Skin Lightening Compact:

Lakme Perfect Radiance Multi-Mineral Skin Lightening Compact Powder is an easily available and affordable compact powder which claims to contain multi-minerals. It is oil-free, soft and smooth. It brightens up the face and the staying power is really good. It contains Vitamin B3 and SPF protection as well which makes it suitable for daily use.

18. Revlon Photo Ready Powder:

Revlon Photo Ready Powder is an oil-free powder which gives a soft and luminous finish look and stays for hours. It gives a natural dewy look if used alone and is suitable for dry-skinned and oily-skinned beauties. The main con of this is that it’s pricey and doesn’t give a matte finish.

19. Revlon Touch & Glow Moisturizing Powder:

Revlon Touch & Glow Moisturizing Powder is a moisturizing powder which doesn’t cake up the skin. It provides a non-powdery matte finish look, giving an even skin tone. It doesn’t make you look chalky and powdery, thus preventing drying of the skin. It’s very light on the skin and may be suitable for dry skinned beauties specially and for most of the skin tones. It also hides blemishes.

20. Streetwear All Day Wear Compact:

Streetwear All Day Wear Compact Powder is a pocket-friendly product that gives you a matte finish for hours, feels very light and blends into the skin easily.

21. Lakme Nine to Five Flawless Creme Compact:

Lakme Nine to Five Flawless Creamy Compact gives full coverage. It is of a creamy texture and not powdery. This also does great work as a concealer. This is waterproof and stays for hours, giving you a matte finish look. This product seems to be a little pricey yet is worth it.

22. Oriflame Very Me No Time For Shine Powder:

Oriflame Very Me No Time for Shine Powder is an affordable product which gives a flawless and matte finish, makes pores look refined and blends well. This evens out the skin tone and is suitable for all skin types.

23. Lakme Rose Powder with Sunscreen:

Lakme Rose Powder with Sunscreen is silky smooth and gives a velvety finish look. It’s specially formulated for daily use at a very affordable price. This is suitable for all skin types and all skin tones.

24. Bourjois Pastel Teint Essentiel Pressed Powder:

Bourjois Pastel Teint Essnetial Pressed Powder blends easily and has a velvety texture. It gives a totally matte look. It is a little pricey but the quantity is much more for the price.

Girls, which is your favourite compact? Shoot a comment! Stay gorgeous!

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