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The top 16 Huda Beauty products that are best for Indian skin

If there is one person who has shaken up the global beauty scene in recent years, it’s Dubai-based beauty blogger Huda Kattan. This makeup maven slash YouTuber slash beauty entrepreneur, also named Time Magazine’s 25 most influential people on the internet, is all about glamorous yet effective products, which she herself creates and curates under her eponymous label.

Hugely popular on Instagram (it has more than a million followers), the brand is now available in India on Nykaa. And as the platform readies to launch her new demi-matte lipsticks, baking powders, and concealers, we decided to answer the question most ask when it comes to this brand – what should one buy? Here’s a list of the top Huda Beauty products that will work for Indian skin

Top Huda Beauty products for all skin types

As Indians we might be a bit doubtful about foundations but a compact or loose powder is never off our list. Thanks to Kattan’s genius, we now have shades that suit Indian skin tones. Take your pick from Cupcake, Banana Bread, Cinnamon Bun, Coffee Cake, and Sugar Cookie, whose silky finishing powder is also great for sealing your foundation. 

This palette is a great option because it’s like choosing a shade card. Of course, for Indian skin, these three palettes work beautifully: Warm Brown, Coral, and Mauve. The gemstones palette is a winner too, with nine beautiful bejewelled shades that are perfect for bridal makeup.

The most popular one from Huda Beauty is this versatile palette, particularly big with Indian bloggers. Stocked with 18 highly pigmented shades, ranging from just-blushed cream to ruby glitter via iridescent copper-pink, this one is great for work and play. The buttery mattes, the reflective duo-chromes, and the glitter formulas alongside the popular pressed pearl help create the softest, most dramatic looks.

This recent launch is a winner on all counts – a comfortable, hydrating cream lipstick that gives you a beautiful sheen while settling into a velvety, satin finish. It’s formulated with a hint of menthol, to give you a cooling effect while keeping the pigmented colour on for hours and also plumping the lips. Available in 15 shades, we love Moghul and Shero, both nude shades that work well on Indian skin. 

This one seems subtle under the eyes but makes a dramatic difference to your overall look. The full coverage creamy concealer, armed with skincare actives and a cooling zamac tip, is perfect for late nights and early mornings. Everything is covered – from dark circles to redness to hyperpigmentation, age spots, and discoloration – with a beautiful luminous-matte finish. Available in 20 creamy, high-coverage shades ranging from fair to rich.

Infused with the goodness of coconut milk and coconut oil, this face mist evenly blends into your skin, making it feel soft and plump. It gives your face a refreshing glow and retains moisture without leaving the skin greasy. 

Give your lips a velvety touch with Huda’s eclectic range of Power Bullet lipsticks. From neutrals to sultry pinks, this matte lipstick collection includes colours that go perfectly well with various skin tones. Its innovative full coverage formula keeps your lips hydrated while giving them a matte finish. 

A vegan, sweat-resistant foundation for a flawless look! With a creamy texture, the solution sets into your skin and brings out your natural glow, lasting for 10 hours straight. Choose the right match for your complexion from 30 stunning shades. 

Here’s your next go-to eye shadow that adds that extra bling to your eyes without leaving a trace of smudge. Huda’s 2-in-1 liquid eyeshadow is weightless and easy to apply, with a velvety matte formula on one end and a glittery liner on the other. 

The perfect companion for your skin in the scorching summer! Huda has put together a water-based solution that hydrates your skin, keeps it supple throughout the day while giving the perfect shimmer. It comes in 3 shades—Aurora, Aphrodite, and Luna—to suit different skin tones.

Let your skin exude a pearly glow by applying Huda’s Vegan Skin Tint Foundation. Packed with Damascus Rose Oil and Red Bell Pepper extract, this multi dew formula shields your skin from digital pollution (damage caused by blue light emitted by device screens) while accentuating your natural complexion. Now available in 13 versatile shades.

Now and then, your lips deserve a tint of glimmer and Huda brings just the perfect combination of application and effect. Composed of rich pigments with a dewy texture, this set of shimmery lip gloss lies soft and even on your lips, making them shine from every angle. 

If you’re looking for an everyday eyeshadow palette with sober hues in a matte yet creamy texture, Huda’s Rose Gold REMASTERED is soon to be your favourite. Layer your eyes with these buttery-smooth shadows and give them a glamorous look with the best from the Huda Beauty brand.

A stunning skincare product that enriches your skin from within and brings out its natural glow. This is ideal as a pre-makeup base as it seamlessly fuses into the skin and spreads uniformly, leaving it supple and radiant. 

This matte foundation is your ultimate saviour on any weather and occasion. It blurs fine lines and wrinkles and gives a smooth finish to any look. The non-cakey formula of this Huda Beauty foundation allows for a 24-hour long wear and hassle-free removal. 

Enhance your lips with this soft, sparkling lip balm and add some sheen to your everyday look. Enriched with Coconut Oil and Mango Butter, this formula acts like a cushion for your lips while giving it the crushed diamond effect. This lip balm is one of the best Huda beauty products to get your hands on!


Why is Huda Beauty so expensive?

Huda Kattan is not just a renowned name but a status symbol. Her products are well-known for their quality, effectiveness, and durability. Besides, the price of the brand is determined by the consumers it targets. Having built a positive reputation in the industry, Huda Beauty now stands as one of the ruling cosmetic brands. It’s no wonder their products are expensive!

Is Huda Beauty a vegan brand?

Huda Beauty isn’t entirely a vegan brand as some of their products contain beeswax, carmine, and other animal by-products. However, the brand does have a range of vegan products for you to choose from.

Do all Huda Beauty products contain carmine?

Not all products by Huda Beauty are carmine-free. If you only wish to shop vegan products, do go through the product details and list of ingredients.

What are the top alternatives to Huda Beauty?

The best alternate brands to Huda Beauty in India are Innisfree, Sephora, MAC Cosmetics, Estee Lauder, and Kylie Cosmetics.

Latha Sunadh
Deputy Editor
When she's not trying on a new serum, researching on yet another classic fragrance and sharing lip balms with her 5-year old daughter, Latha Sunadh keeps it reined in with a nice song and a good book. Special skills include obsessing over handmade, home-made and handcrafted luxuries.
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