After being in our lives for so long, the now-iconic brand Lakmé has become a household name for many. The brand is known for its innovative makeup products and has managed to equally slay in the skincare section as well. Known for formulating amazing formulas in its skincare range, there is one set of products that we are personally major fans of… moisturisers. An absolute essential for any skin type, there is a perfect Lakmé cream for everybody. From silky crèmes to gel-based cooling creams, there is so much to choose from!
Having said that, sometimes it can be a little difficult to choose the right formula for your skin type. Which is why we have collated a list of our favourite Lakmé creams and how exactly they can benefit your skin. We have shed light on the kind of skin concerns you can address with these products so that you can invest in a quality product for yourself. Check out the list below...
1. Lakmé 9 to 5 Naturale Aloe Aqua Gel
Daily exposure to environmental dirt and pollution can make your skin look dull and tired. A daily dose of aloe might just be what you need to beat your skin blues and the Lakmé 9 to 5 Naturale Aloe Aqua Gel is perfect for that. So, if you are in need of a daily face gel that is lightweight, soothing, hydrating and protecting in nature, trust this aloe extract-infused formula. The non-sticky texture is perfect for all skin types and can be used all year round. It can also be used to prep your skin for makeup and add a subtle glow underneath the layer of foundation.
2. Lakmé 9 to 5 Matte Moist Mattifying Moisturiser
Girls with oily skin understand the struggle of finding the right moisturiser for their skin type. An ideal oily skin cream will be lightweight, non-greasy, non-sticky and formulated with ingredients that help balance the sebum production of their skin. Which is what the Lakmé 9 to 5 Matte Moist Mattifying Moisturiser does exactly. Infused with green tea extracts and witch hazel, the formula not only mattifies your skin without drying it, but it also helps regulate your sebaceous glands after regular use. The oil-less texture keeps your skin hydrated for 12 hours, tightens open pores and lets your skin thrive shine-free!
3. Lakmé Sun Expert Ultra Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50
Proper sun protection is a major concern for all skin types. Unchecked UV exposure can lead to skin issues like pigmentation, dullness and premature ageing. The Lakmé Sun Expert Ultra Matte Gel Sunscreen SPF 50 is a broad-spectrum formula that gives you 97% protection from harmful UV (UVA and UVB) rays. It has a lightweight and non-sticky gel texture which makes it ideal for Indian weather conditions of heat and humidity. It gives your skin an ultra-matte finish, is easy to apply, absorbs quickly and feels feather-light on your face. For best results, use daily (even while indoors) and re-apply every 3-4 hours if you are under direct sunlight.
4. Lakmé Absolute Hydra Pro Gel Crème
The fact that hyaluronic acid was 2020's breakout star in terms of skincare ingredients - it really does so much for dry, dehydrated skin - says a lot about how ubiquitous an ingredient it has become. HA is known to moisturise skin cells and nourish the lipid barrier to help improve your skin's overall health. All of the HA goodness is combined with the benefits of penta vitamins in the Lakmé Absolute Hydra Pro Gel Crème. This face cream gives you supple and plump skin that is soft to the touch. The 72-hour moisture lock makes it suitable for all seasons, and its gentle formula does not disrupt any skin type.
5. Lakmé Youth Infinity Skin Firming Night Crème
Fine lines and wrinkles ruining your mood? There is nothing a good night cream cannot fix! Infused with retinyl palmitate and instant-collagen booster, the Lakmé Youth Infinity Skin Firming Night Crème is a good night treatment to help keep premature ageing at bay. The niacinamide and glycerin in the cream also improve your skin's elasticity; the luminising pearls give your complexion a brightening boost while you sleep. A non-comedogenic and gentle cream, you can use this every night to wake up with youthful-looking skin every morning.
6. Lakmé Peach Milk Soft Crème
Skincare is more than just tending to your skin's needs - it can just be about feeling cute and giving yourself a luxurious experience. The Lakmé Peach Milk Soft Crème is already a favourite among beauty lovers for its soft texture and the smoothness it lends to your skin. Perfect for super dry skin in need of some creamy TLC, this cream will give you moisturised and glowing skin all day long.
7. Lakmé Sun Expert After Sun Cooling Gel
Your skin definitely needs to be prepped before stepping out in the sun, it needs to be given some love after being in the sun as well. Direct sun exposure for long hours can lead to skin inflammation, redness, burning sensations and even itching. The Lakmé Sun Expert After Sun Cooling Gel is infused with lemongrass and cucumber extracts, and the product has a cooling formula, meaning it will instantly break into the water when applied to your cleansed face. The gel instantly soothes sun-irritated skin and is essential in your summer routine.
8. Lakmé Absolute Argan Oil Radiance Oil-In-Crème
Argan oil not only does wonder for your hair, but it is equally good for your skin. Known for its intensely hydrating and antioxidant properties, argan oil can help fight free radical damage in your skin and make it glow from within, Which is why the Lakmé Absolute Argan Oil Radiance Oil-In-Crème is a good investment for anyone dealing with damaged, exposed and tired skin. Even though it is formulated with Moroccan argan oil, it is lightweight and sits on your skin like a second skin. The formula revitalizes your skin from within and is infused with SPF 30 so you can wear it on a daily basis.
9. Lakmé Absolute Perfect Radiance Day Crème
The Lakmé Absolute Perfect Radiance Day Crème is perfect for girls who love luminous skin. Formulated with precious micro-crystals and skin-brightening vitamins, this day cream will fulfill your 'glass skin' dreams in an instant. The cream is moisture-rich yet super lightweight, it melts onto your skin to give it a silky finish.
FAQs about lakmé creams
Q. Can you use Lakmé creams with other products?
A. Yes, the ingredients used in Lakmé creams work well with other products. So, if you want to use it with other potent serums and lotions, you can do so safely. However, make sure you are doing a patch test for every kind of skincare product you plan to put on your skin.
Q. What is the best way to use Lakmé creams?
A. To get the most out of your Lakmé cream, make sure you are using it on freshly cleansed skin. Press your product in instead of rubbing it in, for better absorption. Always take your cream down to your neck and chest so that the skin on these areas matches the skin on your face as well.
Q. What is the best way to choose a Lakmé cream for your skin type?
A. It is important to wear a Lakmé cream that suits your skin type. The best way to pick a cream for your skin type is to label check it for the right ingredients and take the texture into account. Water or gel-based creams are good for oily skin type, oil or emollient-based creams best suit dry skin types.