10 Must-Try Skin Care Brands Available In India – 2024

Because you must only depend on the best to end your skin woes and get healthy, glowing skin!

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A healthy diet and a proper skin care routine are keys to smooth and glowing skin. To ensure you have the right products in your beauty arsenal, we have compiled a comprehensive list of the top 10 skin care brands available in India. These popular brands have been consistently creating some of the best skin care products in India, suitable for all skin types across all ages. So, what are you waiting for? Read this article to know more!

Top 10 Skin Care Brands Available In India – 2024

1. Olay:

Olay is a U.S based cosmetic brand having product ranges like ‘The total effects’, ‘Perfect Radiance’, ‘Olay vitamins and professionals’. Their entire range is specially designed for moisturizing and toning your skin.  Products like ‘The Regenerist’ have been particularly formulated to help get rid of the skin problems caused by age. Being as effective as high end luxury products, Olay is the world’s leading cosmetic and is among the best of the skin care brands.

2. ProActiv:

Proactive is the world’s popular acne treatment brand. Proactive offers various products like cleansers, toners, repair treatments, moisturizers, and masks to fight acne and acne related problems. This is again one of the top skin care brands especially if you need a solution for acne problems.

3. Neutrogena:

Neutrogena has a huge variety of cleansers, face washes, creams, lotions and self-tanners that can be very easily found in drugstores. For soft hands without making them feel oily, try – The Neutrogena Norwegian Formula Hand Cream. They  also has self-tanning products that help in conditioning your skin, giving you a beautiful, warm, bronze glow.

4. Estee Lauder Companies:

Estee Lauder is a U.S based cosmetic brand. It is a very popular brand dealing with hair, skincare, makeup and fragrance products. It is also one of the oldest cosmetic brand and was founded in 1946. Estee Lauder also owns several companies having skin care and make up lines, including M-A-C, Clinique, Origins, Aveda, Bobbie Brown, Estee Lauder itself and etc. The entire skin care range is formulated to help and keep the skin healthy glowing, including the repair creams and wrinkle reducing creams in their product line and having products to cater to different skin types.

5. Lotus Herbals:

Lotus Herbals is India’s leading natural cosmetics company. Their products utilize herbal ingredients instead of chemical-based, synthetic and cruel animal tested cosmetics. Emphasizing on a holistic approach to products, each of their products contains a combination of extracts of different herbs to protect, heal and enhance skin and hair. Providing from skincare to hair care products and make up, Lotus herbals is a brand delivering and promising products with reasonable prices.

6. L’Oréal:

L’Oréal, one of the world leaders in cosmetics, is synonymous with beauty and innovation. From their starting price range to their high end professional products, they deliver all good products. They have an entire huge line of makeup, hair care and skincare products, suitable for every skin and hair type.

7. Nivea:

Nivea, one of the leading companies in skincare, have products that cleanse, nourish and protect your skin. They have an entire range of moisturizers, daily creams and cold creams among others. They have products for both men and women, suitable for all skin types and combinations.

8. Avon:

Avon offers complete skin care products for the mature woman under the Avon brand, and also a line for younger women and teens under the Mark brand. Ranging from lipsticks, eye shadows, nail polishes to fragrances, Avon has a lot to offer.  It also has products suitable for men.

9. The Body Shop:

Founded in the UK, The Body Shop is a global manufacturer and retailer of naturally inspired, ethically produced beauty and cosmetics products. And each of their products is animal cruelty free and vegetarian. Ranging from skincare, make up to hair care, The Body Shop products are quite popular among the masses. They also have hair care range that doesn’t contain any silicone, parabens and sulphates. Among their skin care products their body butters  is a hit in the market.

10. Lakmé:

Lakmé is an Indian brand of cosmetics, owned by Unilever. Including many make up products and skincare, haircare products, ranging from eye shadow quads, lipsticks, liners and even moisturizers and sun screens; It provides products at a reasonable price.

Infographic: India’s Top 10 Skin Care Brands

Countless brands go to great lengths to produce high-end skincare products. As many companies vie for attention, you might be confused by their sheer number. That is why we have curated a list of the top skin care brands in India. Check out the infographic below to see them at a glance!

india's top 10 skin care brands (infographic)

Illustration: StyleCraze Design Team

There you have it – some of India’s best skin care brands. All of the brands mentioned above, and some other brands like Garnier and Himalaya, are well-known and widely available. These top skin care brands will give you plenty of pricing and product variety options. Furthermore, the products are suitable for all skin types and both men and women can use them. But while purchasing skin care products, you must be careful not to trust unfamiliar brands. If you do not want to live a life filled with regrets, you should take your skin care regimen seriously and use the most reputable skin care brands.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it okay to use different skin care brands?

Yes, it is okay to use skin care products from different skin care brands at the same time. You just need to figure out which products suit your skin the best.

Which are the best organic skin care products in India?

Forest Essentials is one of the top organic skin care brands. Their products like the Delicate Facial Cleanser, Hand Pounded Organic Fruit Scrub, Mamaearth, Wow Skin Science, Mama’s Choice, Plum, Arata, The Moms Co., and Facial Ubtan Powder are among the best products to get youthful and glowing skin through traditional Ayurvedic recipes. Raw Nature and MCaffeine have vegan skin care products.

What are some Indian skincare brands that specifically cater to male consumers?

Beardo, Ustraa, Bombay Shaving Company, The Man Company, MCaffeine, Raw Nature, MensXP Mud are some of the skincare brands that specifically cater to male consumers.

What are some Indian skincare brands that offer products specifically formulated for sensitive skin types?

Skincare brands that offer products specifically formulated for sensitive skin types are La Roche-Posay, Pond’s, Dove, VLCC, Innisfree, Cetaphil, Avene, Sebamed, Mamaearth, Bio-oil, Wow Skin Science, Kaya, Biotique, Plum etc.

How can I choose the right skincare brand for my skin type?

Start by figuring out your skin type (oily, normal, dry, or sensitive) and your skin issues (acne, hyperpigmentation, or allergies). Now check out brands that have products specifically formulated to treat these skin types and conditions. Read online reviews and initially buy test or sample kits to see if the products suit your skin.

Can I purchase skincare products online in India?

Yes, most skincare brands have their websites where you can place orders and get products delivered to your doorstep.

Key Takeaways

  • A good skin care routine and a healthy diet are two important factors for a healthy and glowing skin.
  • There are a wide range of skin care brands in India that cater to different skin types.
  • Some of the top skin care brands available in India include Olay, Neutrogena, Lotus Herbals, and Nivea. Some of them offer luxury options while others offer high-quality products at an affordable price.
  • These leading skin care brands employ cutting-edge technology and innovative formulations to address specific skin issues.
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Discover the top 10 most popular skincare brands in India to get healthy-looking skin. Also, learn about what products to use according to your skin type and how to use them in this video.

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Dr. CP Thajudheen has over 20 years of experience in various lasers, light-based devices, and other advanced equipment. He was one of the beginners who introduced cutaneous lasers in India. He carries out dermato surgeries regularly, including hair grafting and vitiligo surgeries. He runs multiple laser centers in Kerala and Tamil Nadu and has trained many doctors in lasers and...read full bio

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