5 Brands And Types Of Sindoor Available In India


5 Brands And Types Of Sindoor Available In India

Sindoor popularly known as Vermillion worldwide is traditionally applied at the beginning or completely along the parting-line of a woman’s hair or as a dot on the forehead. Sindoor is the mark of a married woman in Hinduism. The Sindoor is first applied to the woman by her husband on the day of her wedding and is called as Sindoor Dana ceremony. After this time she must apply this every day herself in the parting of her hairline.

Initially women used to apply sindoor in their full maang (Hair partition) but now applying just a tiny dot hidden somewhere in hair is the new trend.



Tradition of Sindoor application in India is so much popular that even various brands sell sindoor. Before I introduce you to the bets five brands for you try for Sindoors let me first tell you all about types of Sinddors.

Read On.

Types Of Sindoor

Originally there used to be only one type of Sindoor i.e. Dry/Powder Sindoor but now brand shave come up with liquid sindoors so that it becomes more convenient for women to use. In ancient India there used to be only one shade that Sindoorn used to come in which is ‘Sindoori’ (slightly ornage), but now the popular shades are red and maroon.

Powder Sindoor: It is the oldest and the most popular type of Sindoor. Powder types of Sindoor used to come in small pots called Sindoor Daani. Women used to use their fingers forming a pinch to apply Sindoor, later these Sindoor Daani started to come along with sticks so as to make sindoor application convenient. Using these is a task, they smudge and can fall on your nose and can at time leave red marks on your face.

Liquid Sindoor: The credit of bringing liquid sindoors to existence goes to many cosmetic brands. These are the most popular types these days and women like using these due to their ease of application. They are not harmful for hair and do not stain badly.

Stick Sindoor: These too came into existence due to cosmetic brands but could not become as popular as the liquid type of Sindoor. These used to come in stick forms like a lipstick with a point. This type od sindoor has a very sticky feel and is a bit uncomfortable.

5 Brands Of Sindoor That You Must Check Out

There are many brands available in India that sell Sindoors but out of all there are five brands which have good quality Sindoor and are very popular. Have a look.

Lakme Jewel Sindoor

Lakme Jewel Sindoor

Price: INR 125

A liquid based Sindoor that allows precise application and comes in two classic shades. It comes with a sponge applicator for convenient application. It comes in two shades Red and Maroon. It stays for long and does not smudge even in high temperatures of summers.

Lotus Herbals Divine Dew Sindoor

Lotus Herbals Divine Dew Sindoor

Price: INR 125

Ordinary Sindoors may contain toxic ingredients that can damage your Skin and Hair through long-term usage. Lotus Herbals presents Safe Divine Dew Herbal Sindoor with natural, herbal ingredients that are completely free from toxic ingredients. Comes with a sponge tip applicator and is available in two different shades i.e., Love Drop & Rosy Blush.

Coloressence Aqua Sindoor

Coloressence Aqua SD-R Sindoor
Price: INR 110

This comes in an elegant packaging along with a sponge tip applicator which is of just the right size to offer precise application. It also comes in two shades which are Red and Maroon. I would not suggest getting its maroon because a bit too dark. It settles to a matte finish and stays for very long without bleeding or smudging.

Jovees Herbal Sindoor


Jovees Herbal Sindoor red

Price: INR 95

A herbal sindoor with herbs and free from harmful ingredients that are generally associated with hair loss. The herbal sindoor adds the auspicious color of a bride. Gently apply in the straight parting of hair. This water resistant herbal sindoor is developed using precious herbs, natural colors and is free from harmful ingredients as well as free from lead and mercury. It comes in Red and Maroon color.

Shahnaz Husain Herbal Sindoor


Shahnaz Husain Herbal Sindoor

Price: INR 125

Shanaz Husain Sindooor has herbs and flowers like hibiscus, marigold, sun flower, rakt chandan and other things. It is free from harmful ingredients that are generally associated with hair loss. It is free from toxic ingredients.

These were some of the must try sindoors that you can try. These are free from harmful ingredients and are long staying. As of now I am using lotus herbals divine dew sindoor, which sindoor do you use?

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  1. Nice & informative Review….have nt tried anything except the Lakme one…these suggestions will surely help..:-)

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