Diwali is almost here and it is time to celebrating by eating a lot of delicious dishes, going out, and dressing up. While dressing up is important, getting the makeup right is equally important. Afterall, you can’t afford to not look like a million bucks on Diwali. So, here is a perfect guide for you to flaunt a flawless beauty look this Diwali.
Diwali is the festival of lights, so incorporate the feel by using bright and peppy colours.There are some key points to keep in mind. Always decide what kind of makeup according to the dress that you are wearing. If your dress is heavy, go with the minimal look, if the dress is simple, go for a bold look.
Prepping your face
- Always start off by washing your face with a great cleanser, followed by a toner, and a nourishing moisturiser.
- Always wait for 2-3 minutes before you start applying your primer to let moisturiser absorb into your skin. Never skip on nourishing your face because it makes your primer application even.
- Then apply the primer, it will help your makeup last for long hours.
- Choose a foundation that is most suitable to your skin tone and don’t skip on the concealer. A lot of women skip putting their concealer on their eyelids, so don’t do that. It will help the skin tone of your eyelids match the rest of your face. Pro tip, go for a concealer that is one shade lighter than your skin tone. After you are done prepping your face, set the base with a powder compact. Pat the powder and apply it on your T-zone to avoid a cakey look. It will give your face a matte finish.
Check out our ultimate guide to highlighting your face here.
Always apply the base after you have worn your outfit. It will avoid spoiling your outfit and your makeup. After your base is done, choose what kind of look you want. For day events, go for warm colours like red, orange, and, yellow, and for the night, go for cool colours like blue, green, ocean blue, cobalt, and light purple.
Go for a shimmery liner for fun, dramatic, and beautiful eyes. Apply a bold line of coloured eyeliner matching with the outfit, or go for colours like gold, red, or orange.
Accentuate your bold shimmery liner with a thin black liner, it will give a refined look to your eyes. To give a more defined look to your eyes, don't forget to tightline. Apply mascara and curl your lashes. Add some glitter to your lashes too if you want. Then highlight and fill in the eyebrows.
Finally, apply a brown lip liner to outline your lips and fill in with a matte brown lipstick or a little lip gloss for that shimmer.
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For the night, try to focus on your outfit and go for something that speaks volumes. To complement that look, try makeup that has cool colours. For eyes that speak volumes, use eyeshadow in shades closer to blue and green colours. If you want, you can blend both colours to give a more defined look for your eyes. Add more volume to your eyes by blending in some black eyeshadow too. If you want a more defined look, use a liquid eyeliner and accentuate your upper lash line.
For the perfect lips, apply a good lip balm to create a smooth base for your lip colour. Go for a bold red lip or a coral tinted lip colour for fuller lips.
In the end, don’t forget to set your makeup using a mist or a setting powder. Rose water also works as a brilliant makeup setter.
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For the perfect hairstyle, you can refer to our guide here.
Now, that you know the tricks, shine this Diwali and look your best.