When it comes to choosing a right product for your makeup or right shade, then it becomes very difficult. Especially, in the case of foundation, it becomes more difficult as in other cosmetics you have a number of options with you. But when it comes to the foundations, we have very limited options.
For me my perfect cosmetic brand is Lakme. As I trust Lakme a lot for every makeup product. Not just because it has a name in the market but because it never lets me down while choosing a right product for myself.
When we have to choose the foundation for dark skin, we need to be very specific and we have to match it well. Else, it will look odd on the face and will mismatch with the skin tone. So, looking at this factor only, I have made a list of best foundation for dark skin in Lakme.
You can read about all these Lakme foundations for dark skin below. So, let’s check out all the info about these foundations, so that next time you need not worry about choosing a foundation for your dark skin tone.
List of Best Foundation for Dark Skin in Lakme
Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation
This Lakme Foundation is suitable for most of the skin types, including the dark one as well. It helps in giving a glowing look on the face as it blends well with your skin tone. Not only this, it has an SPF 25 and Vitamin B3 also, which is really good as they give protection from sun damage.
It can also help in hiding the spots, fine lines, and even the pores on your face. So, you will probably not need a concealer for doing that. Also, the product claims to be long lasting for around 16 hours, so you will not have to worry about the touch up also. It has a pump dispenser, and usually, it gives the required quantity of foundation.
But because the bottle is not transparent, so it’s not easy to check how much foundation is left. Now you can have a smooth glowing skin with Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation. Let’s check more about this foundation.
Price – The price of this foundation is 575Rs which I feel is fine looking at the quality of the foundation.
Shelf Life – The product’s shelf life is of 3 years or 36 months.
Texture and Fragrance – When it comes to the texture of this foundation, so it has a medium thick consistency with a smooth touch because of water-based. It has no oil formula so, the foundation dries out quickly. That is why it is important to blend it fast by spreading it smoothly and evenly on the surface. Coming to the fragrance, so it has a different fragrance for each of its shade but after some time the fragrance fades out.
Total number of shades – It is very important to choose a shade according to your skin type. And that is why the Lakme Absolute White Intense Skin Cover Foundation comes in 6 different shades. The shades are the Rose Fair, Ivory fair, Golden Light, Golden Medium, Almond Honey, and Beige Honey. You can choose from any of these 6 shades of Lakme Foundation for Dark Skin by matching the skin tone. According to me the golden medium and the golden light shade can go well with the dark skin. But I will suggest you match it up with your skin tone while buying.
It is said that this foundation is a perfect one for those with the oily skin. As it helps in giving them a natural look with a slightly matte finish. So, if you are looking for a Lakme Foundation for your dark skin, then you should definitely try this one. And you can bring it in regular use also.
Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Foundation
The Lakme Absolute products are really good to use. And here is one more product from the Lakme Absolute range. The Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Foundation is perfect if you want a flawless base. It sets up the perfect base for your make up. And with its lightweight, it covers us the pores, uneven skin tone, and fine lines as well. It has SPF 8 as mentioned on the box and jar.
Its packaging is also very nice and stunning in a spherical jar. But because it has a lid opening, so, somewhere it is not that hygienic. The product also claims to stay 16 hours long. However, I have not counted on the hours, but it does stay long. The best part is that it feels so light on your face, that you will not feel that you have applied something. And it is because of its feather-light finish, which is also being claimed by Lakme.
Price – Now, the price of this foundation is being increased and it comes at a price of Rs.750, whereas, earlier the price of the same product was around 550.
Shelf Life – This Lakme foundation’s shelf life is 2 years or 24 months.
Texture and Fragrance – The texture of this product is very lightweight. And its consistency is also very soft, light, and fluffy. And that is the reason, when you will apply it on the face it will be very light and will not give oily look to your face. For dark skin tone, it is good, as it does will not make skin look oily or shiny. It has a fragrance like that of any fruits. And its fragrance is also light, so it will not affect you.
Total number of shades – When the Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Foundation was new in the market, then there were only 3 shades of it. And they were made for all the different skin tones like one for the light skin tone, one for the medium skin tone, and the last one for the dark skin tone. The all the three shades are Ivory Fair Shade, Golden Medium Shade, and Beige Honey Shade. But now, there are 3 more shades which the Lakme has added. And after the addition of these 3 new shades, the price was also increased. The three new shades are Rose Fair Shade, Golden Light Shade, and Almond Honey Shade. So, now we have in all total 6 shades of Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse. And depending on the skin tone, one can choose the right one for their skin.
In this foundation also, the golden medium shade and the golden light shade can go well with the dark or dusky skin tone.
And, as this Lakme Foundation also has the shade for the dark skin tone, so you can easily match up and select the one suitable for you.
Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation
After, the two Lakme Absolute Foundation for dark skin tone, here we are coming up with another Lakme Foundation which also comes with the different shades, including the shade for dark skin tone as well.
The Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation blends perfectly giving a flawless look. As the name suggests, it also gives the invisible finish by covering the patches on the skin, and also by covering uneven skin tone. The foundation also has SPF 8, which helps in protecting the skin from sun rays. As the foundation is water-based, so it will not make your skin look oily and gives a matte look to your skin.
It is also a very lightweight foundation, which will not make your skin feel heavy with the foundation. It also comes with a cap which has a spatula, which can help in applying it on the face. But for blending it, the spatula is not that helpful.
Price – This Lakme Foundation will not hit your pocket or budget. As it comes at a price of Rs.250 only.
Shelf Life – The shelf life of Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation is 24 months or 2 years.
Texture and Fragrance – The texture of the Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation is very light and smooth. It has a medium consistency which means it is not very creamy and it is also because it is the water-based foundation. That is why it easily blends with the skin and gives a natural look without making skin feel oily. The fragrance of this foundation is mild but it gets away after some time.
Total number of shades – The Lakme Invisible Finish Foundation comes in different shades. It is basically made for the different Indian skin tones only. In total there are 6 shades of this Lakme Foundation. And they all vary from one skin tone to other. From light to medium to dark, there are shades for all. In general, if I will say, then this foundation is for mostly the warm skin tones. The different shades available are given different shade number. The shades are 01 shade, 02 shade, 04 shade, 05 shade, 07 shade, 08 shade. All these foundation shades, as I mentioned above go with the different skin color.
Because of these many shades available with this foundation and that too at the affordable price, it becomes easy to choose the Lakme Foundation for dark skin. You can bring it in regular use as well from your college to your work anywhere.
Lakme Absolute Skin Natural Mousse Hydrating Foundation
Here comes another Lakme foundation for dark skin tone from the range of Lakme Absolute Foundations. Don’t get confused with the Lakme Absolute Mattreal Skin Natural Mousse Foundation and the Lakme Absolute Skin Natural Mousse Hydrating Foundation. As the two are different from each other and vary in shades as well.
Many people, however, consider that the later one was reinvented and other things are same. But when you will apply it, you will yourself feel the difference. It has different shades which make it perfect for almost all the skin types including the dark one.
This foundation will not just set up a base for your make up but will also hydrate your skin with its hydrating formula. It has around 34% of water just to give you a refreshing feel. And because of its hydrating formula only it gives a natural dewy and smooth look.
It comes in a pump dispenser bottle which is very handy and pumps out the required amount. Applying a very little quantity of this foundation can give a great look and will not make your face look greasy. You can easily apply and blend it either by using your fingers or by foundation brush. Also, the Lakme claims that this foundation also stays long. I can say that it, stays for at least day long as I have personally used it.
Price – When it comes to the price of this Lakme Absolute Skin Natural Mousse Hydrating Foundation, then it is quite costly. As it is priced Rs.750 just for 15ml.
Shelf Life – The shelf life of this Lakme foundation is 2years only.
Texture and Fragrance – The texture of the Lakme Absolute Skin Natural Mousse Hydrating Foundation is very soft and smooth. It has a consistency like that of a butter. The texture of this foundation is also feather light. Talking about the fragrance of this foundation, so it also has a sweet citrus like fragrance. But as the fragrance doesn’t stay for long so it will not bother you a lot.
Total number of shades – The foundation was earlier in only 4 shades, but now the 2 more shades are reinvented. The different shades of Lakme Absolute Skin Natural Mousse Hydrating Foundation are Ivory Cream, Velvety Beige, Natural Almond, Honey Dew, Natural Cinnamon, and Walnut Tan. Out of all these shades, according to us, the Honey Dew and the Walnut Tan will be suitable for the dark skin tone. Now, you can check it by applying it on your skin and then can buy whichever suits you.
Out of the list of these best Lakme Foundation for Dark Skin, you can now decide which one you want to go for.