The COVID-19 outbreak has changed life as we know it, perhaps forever. For the past several months, all public gatherings, including weddings, were strictly prohibited in order to curb the spread of the virus. And although India is the fourth worst-affected country in the world, the government has relaxed some restrictions. If you want to get married anytime in the near future, say goodbye to the idea of the big fat India wedding (with good reason, of course)! Now, not more than a gathering of 50 people is allowed at weddings across the country, except in containment zones. But guess what? Intimate weddings can be just as much--if not more--fun than large weddings!
If you've decided to have a small wedding--congratulations, exciting times lie ahead! But don't be fooled, intimate weddings are just as hard to plan and there’s still a lot to do. And one of the toughest decisions a bride is faced with is choosing the right makeup artist. Not only do they have to be good, but they also have to understand exactly what YOU want on your big day. Well, here's a wild suggestion--have you ever considered doing on your own makeup? Yes, we're being serious. Do-it-yourself (DIY) bridal makeup might sound daunting but trust us, it’s much easier than you think. It all just comes down to practising the basic techniques and finding the right products. Plus, no one knows your face better than you, right?
While the lockdown lasted, we all learnt how to become atmanirbhar when it comes to most things, right? So why should you be dependant on anyone to do your makeup? We're here to help out brides-to-be with some inspiration on how to ace their makeup on the D-day.
Practise these basic makeup tutorials, and you will achieve your makeup goals in no time!
When it comes to makeup, this is an eternal question. However, don't be afraid of an extra layer of primer. When applied correctly, a primer can make your foundation stay in place all day long. It smoothes out the surface of your skin and minimizes the appearance of pores. Apply it before your foundation and you're good to go.
Applying foundation perfectly is like creating a glowing canvas, and as daunting as it sounds, it’s actually pretty simple. With this easy tutorial, any bride will be able to create the perfect base for her bridal makeup.
Dark circles shouldn’t come in the way on your big day, right? And while it may look easy, applying concealer can go wrong in so many ways--and you don't want to end up looking like a zombie bride on your big day. This simple tutorial will guide you with some great concealer hacks.
Who doesn’t love a perfectly-done classic smokey eye? Well, we do and if that's the look you want to go for on your big day, you need lots of practise. So, take out those brushes and get going.
Want to highlight those cheekbones with just the right amount of highlighter and perfect contouring? Watch this video and you’ll be sorted.
You might think that you know it all when it comes to applying lipstick, but trust us, the right kind of application will completely transform your look. This video has the most useful tips and tricks for you to ace your favourite lip shade.
So ladies, does the idea of doing your own bridal makeup seem less daunting now? Pro tio: Practise makes perfect. So pick up your favourite tools and perfect your favourite look!
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