Wake Up & Make-Up: Check Out These Beauty Stores In Kolkata

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If make-up is your art, then these stores are the go-to places where you should be spending your money. From budget-friendly outlets to luxe ones, this list of the best make-up stores in Kolkata covers all your makeover needs. So, get going and glamorous.


Located inside Forum Courtyard Mall, this beauty counter is equipped with a trained makeup artist who will help you choose your desired products. From their oh-so-hyped range of velvet matte lipstick to their high shine gel nail polishes, they also have a skincare range to vie for.


The Indian avatar of Sephora-Nykaa luxe store is where you will find all your high-end supplies here. Looking for something on the pocket-friendly side? Check out their in-house cosmetics and essentials. 


The mother of all make-up brands - MAC has been around in the city for the longest time with their quality products. With a set of welcoming staff, this store will always help you out with your glam up concerns. Don't know the right shade of your foundation? Let the experts pick up the correct one from their range of more than 20 shades! Their recent launch of little MAC cosmetics are great for travel and are easy on the pockets.

Sugar Cosmetics

This new-launched store in the city is the go-to place for all college and work-goers. From their range of superbly matte liquid lipsticks (available in all possible shades) to their stick foundations, collection under this hood works best as a high-end dupe.


Sephora store in Kolkata is still a mecca for every makeup addict in the city. Be it Smashbox or Guerlin Paris, you can spot all international labels here (no more ordering online and paying hefty shipping charges). You can also check out Sephora's own rage of cosmetics.

New U

New U is the one-stop store for affordable everyday makeup and skin range from Indian brands like Lakme, Plum, Ponds and so on. Spread across several small outlets, this place is great for anyone who wants to buy basic cosmetics at a pocket-friendly price. They give out discounts depending on your amount of purchase. You might also get freebies and samples here.

Estee Lauder

If you're someone who don't mind splurging to enhance your look then this NY make-up brand outlet, located inside Quest Mall is the place for you. We love their double-wear foundation - light on skin, long-lasting and perfect for daytime (they come with SPF). Their skincare is a must-try above all.


Clinique, the American beauty label, opened it's outlet in Kolkata over a year back. We recommend this store for anyone who loves makeup but suffers from troublesome skin. Prices on the higher side, their best sellers includes blushes, makeup remover balm, eyeliner and of-course their range of foundation and lipsticks. 

Body Shop

Known for a great range of skincare, this outlet of Bodyshop also holds a makeup line. Basic and to the point, their makeup collection also caters to acne-prone and eczema skin. Their foundation and lipstick range are mostly paraben-free, sulphate-free, animal-cruelty free and PETA-certified.


Located inside the Forum Mall, this is the only outlet of the Poland label, Inglot. While the prices are same as any other international brand, this definitely should be on your must-buy list, specially if you're a makeup junkie. We love their eye-shadow palletes (matte/glitter/satin), available in a diverse shades. 

Lotus Cosmetics

The most popular Indian makeup brand has to be Lotus and you can find their store inside Lake Mall. Limited yet good for people under a tight budget, Lotus has a good range of regular-wear makeup essentials that lasts long.