A wise man once said and we quote, “The best makeup a woman can wear is passion. But cosmetics are easier to buy.” And when Yves Saint Laurent says it, you know it’s true, ladies! Makeup makes for the most essential element in a woman’s handbag. Buying the finest and best quality products hold the promise of a brilliant day, dazzling smile and heaps of confidence. Read on as we tell you about the best high-end cosmetic stores in Delhi, so you can go hoard. 

1. MAC Cosmetics 

From its origins in Canada, MAC has grown to offer the best quality cosmetics for your face, eyes and lips. With uncountable shades in each of the legion of products they offer, MAC cosmetics are mostly oil free (which undoubtedly is a bonus). The makeup analysts at their stores are also of great help for they also suggest the most suitable product for your skin. Trusted by many professional artists, you can’t go wrong with this one! Don’t miss out on one of their best-sellers- ‘Retro Matte Liquid Lip Colours’ and ‘Mehr’ lipstick. 

Where | MAC Cosmetics - Select CITYWALK, Saket, DLF Place, Saket, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj & Other Outlets
Call Them | +91 11 4669 6060
Timings | 11 AM - 9:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MACcosmetics/ 

2. Nykaa

If you’re a true blue makeup fanatic then you must’ve shopped your heart out at Nykaa. With just an online portal earlier, they have an offline store in Delhi too, now. Apart from selling quintessential makeup brands like Chloe, MAC, OPI, Estee Lauder, they have their own makeup collection as well, and their nude lip shades are defo to die for! Another thing to be happy about this particular store is that they’ve also added UAE’s makeup rage - Huda Beauty’s collection on their shelves recently. So, make a quick stop here and bag those amazing products NOW! 

Where | NYKAA - Khan Market, Ambience, Chanakyapuri & Other Outlets
Call Them | +91 11 4986 8299
Timings | 10 AM - 9:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/MyNykaa/ 
Shop Online Here | https://www.nykaa.com/ 

3. Chanel

Chanel has its own space in Select CITYWALK, Saket and DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj with a RAD makeup collection ranging from makeup brushes, lipsticks, foundations, BB creams and LOADS more. Although their steep prices are sometimes a setback, it sets itself apart from its counterparts due to its great quality. We suggest making use of the in-store makeup artists who help you to their utmost capacity and teach you some techniques to make the best out of the product. It’s a beauty experience like no other; your face will thank you!

Where | Chanel - Select CITYWALK, Saket & DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj 
Call Them | +91 11 4211 4265
Timings | 11 AM - 9:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/chanel/ 

4. Estee Lauder

Estee Lauder’s makeup and skin treatment collections are well tested and loved by women all over the world. Their creams and lotions can do wonders for any kind of skin and repair those stubborn imperfections. Their “Re-nutriv” line has had proven performance. Apart from this, their eye shadow palettes have every colour ranging from everyday natural and nude ones to dark and intense nightwear colours also. Estee Lauder takes pride in being excellent and transcends the meaning of beauty. So, go spend your bills here! 

Where | Estee Lauder - Select CITYWALK, Saket & Ambience, Gurgaon
Call Them | +91 124 402 9217
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/EsteeLauderIN/ 

5. Clinique

They believe that great skin can be created and their collection reflects so, too. All their products are fragrance-free and undergo allergy and dermatological tests. This one is our personal fave on the list. They have specific designed formulas for anti-aging, radiance, anti-blemish and the like. Their foundations are so natural and light weight, that you’d just finish bottles one after the other. Their lip shades are also ah-mazing, especially the glossy ones. You will be spoilt for choice here with 9 types of RAD mascaras. So, go and shop till you drop! 

Where | Clinique - DLF Mall Of India, Noida, Select CITYWALK, Saket, Ambience, Gurgaon & Other Outlets
Call Them | +91 9910 347 468
Timings | 11 AM - 9:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/CliniqueIN/ 

6. Bobbi Brown

With the motto of “Pretty Powerful”, Bobbi Brown aims to deliver not only a shopping experience, but even specialized services. You can watch Bobbi’s own videos or have a session with the makeup artists in the store to know about unique makeup tricks. The BB cream, bronzer and foundation from this store will amaze you with their perfect and long lasting finish. Hey girls, don’t forget to add their Sunset Orange lipstick shade to your shopping bag, as well. Beautiful skin is in, ladies!

Where | Bobbi Brown - Select CITYWALK, Saket, Ambience, Vasant Kunj & DLF Mall Of India, Noida 
Call Them | +91 11 4101 8275
Timings | 11 AM - 8 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/BobbiBrownIndia-839477416222170/ 

7. Inglot

Inglot features products ranging from lipsticks, eyeliners, eye shadows, nail polishes and more. Recently, Jennifer Lopez has partnered with this brand to come up with a separate line which has products like mascara, bronzer, eyelashes, eyeshadow and lipsticks. So, peeps, visit the nearest store and get that famed J-Lo glow, NOW! 

Where | Inglot -  Select CITYWALK, Saket, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, Pacific Mall & Other Outlets 
Call Them | +91 11 4053 4510
Timings | 11 AM - 9:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/InglotIndia/ 


This French brand and multi-cosmetic line entered the Indian market with its first store in Select CITYWALK, Saket. Since then, this store has become a centre for retreat for all. Their vast collection of international brands for men and women alike, makes it ideal for purchasing the best kinds of makeup products. We recommend Benefit, Dior, NYX, Marc Jacobs and Sephora’s own collection, as well. Ah, if this store was a muffin, we’d devour it!

Where | SEPHORA - Select CITYWALK, Saket, DLF Mall Of India, Noida, DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj
Call Them | +91 11 4170 6749
Timings | 10 AM - 11 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/sephoraindia/?brand_redir=16453004404 

9. Kiko Milano

Kiko Milano, an Italian beauty brand, is all things splendid when it comes to makeup and cosmetics. They’ve skin care products, lip shades, mascara, makeup brushes and more. They offer SO many types of vibrant nail paint colours and eye popping eyeshadow palettes, as well. So, weather you want a foundation for daily wear or need to buy bold lip shades, Kiko Milano is the place where your bills need to be spent! 
Where | Kiko Milano - DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj, DLF Mall Of India, Ambience, Gurgaon 
Call Them | +91 120 259 5315
Timings | 11 AM - 9 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/KikoMilanoIndia/?brand_redir=299150370269 

10. Smashbox

If you guys are looking for that perfect blending foundation, Smashbox won’t disappoint you at all. Their foundation comes in different 40 shades suitable for every skin type. Apart from foundations, their primers also deliver the best results. So, be ready to be spoilt for choice here and add a bit of shimmer to your makeup kit!

Where | Smashbox - DLF Promenade, Vasant Kunj 
Call Them | +91 11 4015 8078
Timings | 11AM - 9 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/SmashboxCosmetics/ 

11. 3INA

Picture Credits: Rippy Bedi

Tucked only in DLF Mall Of India, Noida, 3INA has everything from lip pencils, highlighters, lipsticks, foundations, concealers and more. Apart from these makeup products, these guys have cleansers and masks, as well. Their fixing spray is one of the best sellers here and for a perfect radiant skin, you gotta try this product, for sure! 

Where | 3INA - DLF Mall Of India 
Call Them | +91 120 242 8247
Timings | 11 AM - 8:30 PM 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/3INAIndia/