Beauty Around the World: Makeup Edition
An Italian Brand, Kiko Milano, came stateside a couple years ago and blew up alll over YouTube and beauty blogger sites. The brand offers high quality makeup at affordable prices. Their eyeshadows come in an array of colors and the lipsticks are just as good as MAC – but for less than half the price! They also have a variety of foundations that come in shades to fit everyone!
Started by lawyer Tara Fela-Durotoye House of Tara is a pioneer of the African beauty industry in terms of retail, distribution, and education. Their Queen Nana Asantewaa is the perfect palate for any occasion and has little fall out and pigmented shadows.
Lakme is one of India’s most famous and trusted cosmetic brands. Their Absolute Lip Pout Matte Masaba Lips come in cute 90’s packaging and the shades range from pink, reds, and purples. Their Eyeconic Kajal eyeliner is their best selling product – it’s a deep black eyeliner that lasts throughout the day and claims to last for 22 hours!
Not only is this Korean brand’s packaging really cute, but the products are also amazing! Etude House is one of the most recognizable Korean beauty brands which is known for its heart crown logo and cute princess like packaging. They also use famous Korean Idols as models for their products! Their eyeshadows are pigmented, creamy, and affordable. The Proof 10 Eye Primer is a great urban decay primer lotion tube as well. This is a brand you do not want to pass up.
Luma Cosmetics is an Australian brand that loves to glow. Australians love minimal looks with glowing skin and a hint of color on the lips and cheeks. Luma Cosmetics is all about that philosophy with highlighters, illuminating primers, bb cream, and a lip/cheek tint as their main product line. Their best selling product is their illuminating highlighter that gives off a beautiful pearlescent glow.