Who could ever thought – drugstores rock! Imagine how much you could pull together in just Rs. 1000 and still have a little left over for a candy! Here are 7 of my favorite drugstore beauty buys that’ll make you look prim and proper in less than Rs 1000.

  1. Maybelline Baby Lips – INR 165

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

The beauty award winner tinted lip balm from Maybelline not just hydrates your lips but also provides wonderful color delivery. Infused with SPF 20, the lip balm comes in a handy retractable stick, which is easy to use and carry.

  1. Pond’s White Beauty BB+ Cream – INR 75 for 9 g

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

It’s a wonderful formula from Pond’s that gives great coverage for its price. The product has only two major drawbacks: 1.) limited availability of shades 2.) unsuitable for dry skin. But for the price it comes and coverage it provides, it’s a real deal! Click here for more information.

  1. Eva Dew Deodorant Spray – INR 130 for 125 ml

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

This alcohol-free deodorant is inexpensive, smells refreshing, is gentle on the skin and lasts well. No wonder, internet is full of raving reviews for this budget gem.

  1. Maybelline The Colossal Kajal 12 Hour Smudge – INR 200

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000 Maybelline colossal kajal is easy to apply roll on pen kajal that is more like drugstore version of designer kajal pencil. Each pen packs may-jah color that lasts long and stays smudge free. Perfect for your eyes and so for your pocket!

  1. Veet Hair Removal Cream Brightening – INR 110 for 60 g

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

When it comes to looking smooth and groomed in quick time, hair removing creams top the priority list. And this skin brightening hair removal cream from Veet not only removes short, stubborn hair but also gently removes dead skin cells to reveal smooth and visibly brighter skin with every depilation. Given the pocket-friendly price it comes, it’s a true drugstore gem.

  1. Vaseline Total Moisture Cocoa Butter Body Lotion – INR 100 for 100 ml

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

Another beauty award winner, this cocoa butter body lotion from Vaseline is a bargain superhero with the superior quality it delivers at the fraction of a price. If you haven’t tried this body lotion yet, go get this easy to carry 100 ml pack now and be ready for a life-long affair. Read full review.

  1. Dove Elixir Nourished Shine Hair Oil – INR 185 for 90 ml

7 Best Drugstore Beauty Products under Rs 1000

Love sleek, shiny hair? But don’t want to spend a fortune on expensive hair oils and premium serums? Get Dove. Affordable with beautiful, royal packaging, this hair oil is quite a multi-tasker too. Read review and discover more about the product.

So you see good deals are not as hard to come by as you think. And looking ramp ready on a budget is not as improbable as you feel.  I love finding cheap stuff that really works. How about you? What are your favorite budget beauty products? Would love to see this list grow.

Written by Anshulika Chawla


  1. Maria April 13, 2016 at 12:50 am Reply

    It’s a pity that not everything is available in Belgium. Like – I haven’t seen that Dove elixir, but would love to try it.

    • Anshulika Chawla April 13, 2016 at 1:14 am Reply

      Thanks Maria for stopping by and taking the time to read my post. I think you can find that online on ebay or amazon.

  2. Sarah April 13, 2016 at 12:56 am Reply

    Such a great post! I’ve never tried the Dove Hair Oil but I’m keen to because oils are becoming a big part of my routine.

    Sarah xx


    • Anshulika Chawla April 13, 2016 at 1:11 am Reply

      Thanks Sarah. Dove is wonderful. Hope you’d like it too.

  3. Kallia April 13, 2016 at 2:52 am Reply

    I swear by the cocoa butter! Great smell and makes your skin feel radiant!!

  4. Jasmin N April 13, 2016 at 11:06 pm Reply

    I haven’t seen the Dove elixir either, everything arrives so slowly to Finland 😀 it was only last week when NYX arrived to Helsinki.

    <3: Jasmin N
    Little Things With Jassy

  5. Lena April 13, 2016 at 11:09 pm Reply

    I really like the Vaseline line!! I’m putting this cocoa butter butter on my list next time I go shop to the drugstore!!

  6. Florence April 14, 2016 at 1:13 am Reply

    Oooh I miss India for this reason!! There are so many different products that you can’t find in Europe and most of them are cheaper 🙂 Nice blog!

  7. Pavlina Toren April 14, 2016 at 1:30 am Reply

    Thanks for sharing this list, I love the baby lips, I swear by them

  8. Nupur April 14, 2016 at 7:51 am Reply

    Nice! plan on picking up some of these products which we don’t get here on our next trip to India 🙂

  9. Ashlyn April 14, 2016 at 7:56 am Reply

    Love love love the Maybelline Baby Lips! It’s an essential. I’ve been wanting to try the Vaseline Cocoa Butter Body Lotion, and I think I’ll give it a go after reading the full review. Thanks!

  10. Lauren April 14, 2016 at 8:11 am Reply

    Never seen the Dove Elixr before. I love baby lips.

  11. Ruxandra April 14, 2016 at 4:51 pm Reply

    I haven’t seen any of those products in Europe – except baby lips. But I would love to try them all! especially the Vaseline lotion

  12. Sanne April 14, 2016 at 6:11 pm Reply

    The one from Vaseline is great!!

  13. Rose Sahetapy April 14, 2016 at 10:50 pm Reply

    I love Maybelline Baby lips. It moist the lips, and the scent is lovley. I’d love to try Vaseline Cocoa body butter.

  14. hannah April 15, 2016 at 12:07 am Reply

    Some interesting products on here, there are so many good products to find in drugstores that often get over looked.

  15. Kerry April 15, 2016 at 3:42 pm Reply

    I absolutely love baby lips, I swear by it. The only one I’m not familiar with is the veet mask, might need to give it a try!

  16. Paola April 19, 2016 at 8:44 pm Reply

    You can never go wrong with Maybelline or Dove, I love them!
    I want to try that Dove elixir though!

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