Top Ten Skin Creams Available In India


Hi all! This question always comes in our mind that which skin cream is best for our skin tone and which one we should purchase? The answer to this question becomes more difficult as with each passing day many new products and brands are hitting the market with sky high claims, these claims do nothing but confuse us in selecting the best skin care cream. Isn’t it?

I was also full of doubts that which cream should I use? Which cream to skip and which one to keep? So this time I am going to share our top ten skin creams that according to us are best for Indian skin tone:

Our Top Ten:

  • Garnier Skin Naturals Body Cocoon Lotion:

What does the company claim?

This Garnier Skin Naturals Body Cocoon Lotion is enriched with nutritive fruit oils like avocados, apricots and blackcurrants that soothe your skin and offer ample nourishment to dry and dehydrated skin.

Price: INR 90 for 125ml.

Pros:

  • Gets absorbed quickly in the skin
  • Leave the skin supple and soft
  • Economical
  • Does not stick
  • Can be used for dry as well as oily skin.
  • Lovely packaging.
  • Nice fragrance.
  • Nourishes the skin. 

Cons:

  • Garnier asks not to use it on face.
  • Might need to reapply it in extreme dry winter.

Our rating: 4.5/5

  • FabIndia Vitamin E Skin Hydrating Cream:

 

What does the company claim?

An extremely light, moisture whipped cream loaded with age controlling cellular extracts and Vitamin E. It nourishes the skin and protects it against moisture loss.

Price: Rs. 225 for 120 ML.

Pros:

  • This cream is very light in application.
  • Works best for oily and acne prone skin.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Moisturizes the skin and keeps it hydrating.
  • Perfect texture.
  • Gets absorbed in skin very easily

Cons:

  • It does not contain SPF.
  • Fragrance disappears very quickly.  
Our rating:  4.5/5

  • Himalaya Nourishing Skin Cream:

 

What Does the company claim?

A gentle blend of herbal extracts that restores skin vitality.  Himalaya Herbals Nourishing Skin Cream is a light and non-greasy daily use cream that provides you all day moisturizing, nourishment and protection. It is enriched with aloevera which nourishes and moisturizes, and Winter cherry and Indian kino tree extracts, that protect your skin from pollution and dry weather.
 
Ingredients:
Aloe vera (Barbados Aloe, Kumari).Pterocarpus marsupium (Indian Kino Tree, Bijaka).Withania somnifera (Winter Cherry, Ashvagandha).Centella asiatica (Indian Pennywort, Mandukaparni).
 
Price:  INR 75 for 50 ml

Pros:

  • Economical.
  • Easily available.
  • Have herbal extracts such as Indian Kino Tree extracts and aloe vera etc.
  • Does not cause break outs
  • Very good for winters.
  • Can easily be used as a multipurpose cream.

 

Cons:

  • Heavy composition.
  • Packaging is not very hygienic.

Our Rating: 4.2/5

  • Lakme Fruit Moisture (Peach and Plum):


 

What does the company claim?

A breakthrough deep moisturizing technology that is blend of 7 hydrating agents, 3 essential vitamins, 3 anti-oxidants and 2 AHAs.
Price: INR 130 for 100ml

Pros:

  • Very sweet fragrance.
  • Gets easily absorbed in the skin.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Economical.
  • Skin does not feel heavy after application.

 

Cons:

  • Lots of parabens.
  • Does not contain SPF.
  • Not suitable for very dry skin.
Our rating:4/5
 
  • Lotus Herbals Alphamoist Alpha Hydroxy Skin Renewal Oil Free Moisturizer:


What does the product claim?

Plant derived Alpha Hydroxy extracts present in this light moisturizer replenish moisture, provide a vibrant smooth complexion and reveal fresh newer skin. The complexion is rejuvenated into looking and feeling younger.
 
Price: INR 195 for 80ml

Pros:

  • Very good for oily skin.
  • It has Milk enzymes and grape extracts.
  • It has very light formula.
  • Oil free.
  • Economical

Cons:

  • It has parabens.
Our Rating: 4.2/5
 
 
  • Neutrogena Oil Free Moisture Combination Skin:

 

What does the product claim?

Oil-Free Moisture – Combination Skin
Oil-Free Moisture for Combination Skin is a lightweight, dual-action formula that moisturizes dry areas while it controls oily shine.
First, this dermatologist-tested formula moisturizes where skin is dry, without leaving it oily or shiny. Then, a special oil-absorbing Microsponge® system controls oil and shine in the T-Zone—or wherever else skin is oily. Skin feels softer, smoother. Has a natural, matte finish throughout the day.
Oil-free Non-comedogenic (won’t clog pores)
Hypoallergenic
Fragrance-free
Source: www.neutrogena.com
Price: INR 299 for 118ml

Pros:

  • Very light weight texture.
  • Protects your skin from UV radiations.
  • Very good product for combination skin.
  • Does not have any oil or fragrance or alcohol
  • It has anti aging factor.
  • Availability.
  • Absorbs very easily in the skin.

Cons: None J

Our rating:4.5/5
 
  •  Nivea Creme:

 

What Does the company claim?

Nivea creme claims to be the unmatched moisturiser for every skin type, for children as well as for adults and during all seasons. NIVEA Creme provides the skin with all it needs to stay pure, fresh and smooth. This cream also claims to be  dermatological approved.
 
Ingredients: Aqua , Paraffinum Liquidum (Mineral Oil) , Cera Microcristallina , Glycerin, Lanolin Alcohol , Paraffin , Panthenol , Decyl Oleate , Octyldodecanol , Aluminum Stearate, Citric Acid , Magnesium Sulfate , Magnesium Stearate , Parfum ,Limonene , Geraniol, Hydroxycitronellal , Linalool , Citronellol , Benzyl Benzoate, Cinnamyl Alcohol.
 
Price: INR 95 for 100ml

Pros:

  • Its gives a mild glow.
  • Work well on dryness.
  • Economical.
  • Trusted and old brand.
  • Does not reacts with skin.
  • Makes skin supple and smooth.
  • Travel friendly.
  • Works good as a night cream.

 

Cons:

  • Unhygienic packaging.
  • Can make skin look sticky.
  • Heavy and greasy composition.
Our Rating:4/5
  • Olay Moisturizing lotion:

 

What does the company claim?

This Olay moisturizing lotion replenishes Normal/Combination skin.
 
Price: INR 99 for 30 ml

Pros:

  • Travel friendly.
  • Can easily be worn beneath makeup.
  • Works good for all skin types.
  • Makes dry skin smoother and eases out dry patches.
  • Keeps skin very well hydrated.

 

Cons:

  • Contains parabens.
  • Does not contain SPF.
Our rating:4/5
 
  • Vaseline Cocoa Glow Nourishing Lotion:
 
Price: INR 69 for 100 ml

Pros:

  • Different sizes available.
  • Lovely aroma of chocolate.
  • Very good for dry skin.
  • Consistency is fine, not very thick and not very liquid.

 

Cons:

  • It contains parabens.

 

Our Rating: 4.2/5
  • Lacto Calamine (Classic):


What Does the Company Claim?

Daily nourishing lotion for Oil Control and Maintaining Skin Vitality with the goodness of Kaolin and Glycerin.
 Kaolin contains natural minerals, acts as an exfoliator and helps in dead skin removal.
 Zinc oxide with antiseptic properties helps protect your skin from acne breakouts and helps reduce dark spots and blemishes.
Glycerin helps control excess oil, thus reducing acne, making smooth and clear.
 Maintenance of skin pH is essential for glowing healthy skin.  Daily use gives you healthy, glowing, and nourished skin.
 
Ingredients:
Aqua, Light Kaolin, Caster Oil, Glycerin, Zinc Oxide, Zinc Carbonate, Emulsifiers, Preservatives, Perfumes and Permitted Colours.
Price: INR 125 for 120ml

Pros: 

  • Makes skin soft, smooth and hydrated.
  • It is a skin friendly product.
  • Control oil on face for long hours.
  • Acts as a natural sunscreen lotion.
  • Gives a matte and non greasy finish.
  • Light smell which won’t bother your nose.
  • Acts as a good makeup base.
  • Affordable price.
  • Easily available.
  • Long shelf life.

 

Cons: A little difficult to blend on skin.

  • Not suitable for dark skin beauties.
  • Unhygienic packing.
  • Not suitable for dry skin.
Our rating:4/5
 
For complete review of Lacto Calamine Skin Balance Daily Nourishing Lotion-Oil Control click here.
 
So girls which one is your favorite skin cream?
 

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