The Jakarta Post
Many people have a love-hate relationship with foundation. We need it to cover up dark spots or wrinkles, but not everyone fancies the sticky and heavy textures. (Shutterstock/File)
Makeup enthusiasts frequently look for easy-to-apply, durable and affordable products for everyday makeup. However finding one that fits the bill is not an easy task.
Fortunately, Indonesia’s beauty industry is growing, resulting in plenty of emerging local brands to choose from.
Below are five local products that are practical without burning a hole in your wallet.
5-in-1 Makeup Palette by Minuet
5-in-1 makeup palette by Minuet allows makeup enthusiasts to create both formal and informal looks. (JP/Jessicha Valentina)
Founded by makeup artist Vinna Gracia and beauty influencer Marcella “Cindercella” Febrianne Hadikusumo, Minuet offers a 5-in-1 makeup palette, comprising four eye shadow colors, contour, bronzer, highlighter and blush.
Priced at Rp 330,000 (US$22.58), the palette features wearable matte and shimmery shades, such as brown, terra cotta, pastel orange and metallic gold, allowing you to create both formal and informal looks.
Matte Liner – Pitch Black by BLP Beauty
BLP Beauty is among the popular local brands nowadays. Founded by makeup artist Elizabeth “Lizzie” Christina Parameswari, the brand offers various products, including lip coats, eye shadow pens, eyeliners and loose powders.
BLP Beauty Matte Liner – Pitch Black is among the recommended local liquid eyeliners. Featuring a thick yet smooth sponge tip, the eyeliner is relatively easy to apply.
The waterproof eyeliner can last the whole day and it is only priced at Rp 109,000.
Melted Matte Lip by Goban Cosmetics
Priced at Rp 130,000, Melted Matte Lip by Goban Cosmetics comes in various colors, such as peachy blush, striking red and fuchsia, that can be matched with your personality.
The cream lipstick can be easily applied and does not dry up your lips, making it comfortable for daily use.
Lipstick by Nood Cosmetics
One can’t have too many lipsticks. Those who still have room in their makeup pouch may want to consider this product from Nood Cosmetics.
The new kid on the block offers vegan, cruelty free and halal lipsticks.
The formula includes vitamin E, which works to moisturize your lips. The lipstick is priced at Rp 155,000 and is available in various shades.
The Realest Lightweight Foundation by Rose All Day
Many people have a love-hate relationship with foundation. We need it to cover up dark spots or wrinkles, but not everyone fancies the sticky and heavy textures.
Rose All Day offers a lightweight foundation. Priced at Rp 209,000, the product combines hyaluronic acid, zinc, vitamin C and vitamin E, which work to protect, hydrate and keep your skin moisturized.
Moreover, the foundation comes in an airless pump tube, ensuring that users have a mess-free makeup session. (kes)