Don’t you just love the thrill of snagging a fabulous lipstick shade or finally getting your hands on a cult beauty product you’ve been hearing rave reviews about? It’s probably not the best thing for our wallets, but that euphoric feeling of a great beauty buy that promises to make your skin look flawless or just play up your fav feature makes it all worth it.
However, being a beauty junkie living in India can be pretty annoying when there are so many amazing brands that aren’t easily available for us. Well, not anymore! We give you some awesome international websites you can order all those great foreign brands from with just a click of your mouse. Gone are the days of begging and pleading your NRI aunt or friend travelling abroad to indulge your beauty fix. Hurray!
1. Beauty Bay
Not only do they ship worldwide, but they stock almost every brand you would ever want. From Urban Decay and bareMinerals to lesser-known but great brands like Cargo. Their site is easy to navigate, which is always a plus and they allow you to display prices in the currency of your choice. Website:Beautybay.com
2. Feel Unique
This UK based website offers free delivery to India on orders over 60 GBP. You’re definitely going to be spoilt for choice with the array of brands that include everything from NYX Cosmetics to even the Kardashian beauty line. The best part? Get 15% off your first order! :-) Website:Feelunique.comAlso read: 10 AWESOME Beauty Products You’ll Only Find On AliExpress!
3. Beauty Bridge
What we really love about this site is that they’re always offering discounts, and who doesn’t love a good deal? Oh, and they also send you 3 free samples of your choice with every order. Who doesn’t love to experiment with free samples?!
Two words – free shipping! Yes, that’s pretty hard to come by when you’re shopping from international sites, but we kid you not. Stock up on your favourite beauty brands and even browse through their fashion section to score amazing designer brands. Website:Shop.nordstrom.com
5. Cult Beauty
You’ll want to bookmark this UK based online shop for best-selling beauty products. It will also tell you why a certain product has reached cult-status and will also let you know if a product you’ve clicked on is a particular celeb’s fav. Oh, and they provide free returns too. Website:Cultbeauty.co.uk
Any beauty aficionado now knows that some of the best, life-changing skincare and makeup products that actually work come from Korea. BB/CC creams are the best examples of this. Their products are innovative, well packaged and reasonably priced. So if you’re looking to scout some great Korean finds to step up your beauty game, log onto this e-store stat! It features a great list of brands with prices that are regularly slashed. You can purchase beauty kits according to you skin/ hair needs and even subscribe to a monthly “Wishbox”, as well as receive free samples with your order. Website:Wishtrend.com
7. Look Fantastic
Think of any beauty brand possible and we promise you they’ll have it! With free international shipping, free gifts with your purchase and 10% off for new shoppers, there’s nothing we don’t love about this awesome digital store.
This is another great find for some hard-to-get-your-hands-on Korean products. They stock some of the best Korean brands like SK-II and Missha as well as all the other great international brands that we love, like Chanel and Landore - which is fantastic, as you can find it all at one place. Plus, they even have a whole section of natural and organic products. Oh, and did we mention that they offer great deals and reduced prices? It’s definitely worth checking out, ladies! Website:Cosme-de.comFeatured Image: ShutterstockA place where girls can talk about ANYTHING. (No guys allowed!) ? ?Get the POPxo app NOW on Play Store and iOS App Store.