Thankfully, with the coming of Sephora, even more brands are made easily available to us, without having to wait until the next chance we get to travel and shop at Duty Free.

So we’ve taken it upon ourselves to decode Sephora for you and clue you in on the brands you didn’t know you could get there.


040916_Nyx_sephoraIf you haven’t discovered NYX Cosmetics, then thank the internet gods for stumbling upon this article. The makeup brand has a pro-worthy complete range, yet is easy enough to navigate even for beauty newbies.

What We Love: NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream. NYX’s line of liquid lipsticks will give you a pout like Kylie, and bang for your buck.


040916_stila_sephoraIt’s all about the essentials with this brand—from the packaging to the products. It speaks of the brand’s philosophy of how ‘every woman’s makeup should be as individual as her own signature’.

What We Love: Stila’s One Step Correct Primer. With its unique multi-coloured swirls, Stila’s primer is lauded for having all-in-one qualities of colour correcting, brightening, and helps reduce redness, and conceal blemishes.


040916_MUFE_SEPHORAThe make-up brand from France that cinema and TV make-up artists swear by is available here. Although on the pricier side, their long-lasting and high performance products with HD qualities make it worth your money.

What We Love: Make Up For Ever’s Aqua Black. Their version of the black gel liner claims to be one of the ‘blackest black’ liners in the market.


040916_sephora_benefitWith its fun packaging and quirky product names, Benefit has managed to present make-up in a way that is less intimidating than others. This, along with their amazing products, is why Benefit is quick to steal make-up shopper’s hearts.

What We Love: Benetint Cheek and Lip Stain. Get a natural flush with a super long lasting finish.


040916_ Givenchy Photo'Perfexion Fluid Foundation SPF 20With their silky foundations, innovative mascara, and satin-feel lipsticks, Givenchy is all about luxury on your skin. Just tune in to YouTube and you’ll see a number of make-up artists who rave about their products and formulas.

What We Love: Givenchy’s Photo’Perfexion Fluid Foundation. Invest in a good base with this one; it’s a medium to heavy coverage foundation that leaves a velvety flawless finish without a heavy, cakey feeling.

Where: Sephora Stores – Select Citywalk, Saket; DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj; Ambience Mall Gurgaon; DLF Mall Of India

Photos source: Sephora