Sure, you’ll get plenty of makeup and outfit ideas for Diwali on Pinterest, but do they come B-Town approved? We’re guessing not. If you’re on the hunt for a Diwali glamm that’s sure to be a hit, fret not, for we have here for you, a major festive makeup mood board (ish) – Bollywood edition.
Our favourite big-screen divas never miss an opportunity to dazzle us in their festive mode, and we’re so here for it. Hell, we’re taking our pens out and taking notes! From a shimmery showdown to a gorgeous glossy glamm, these Bollywood babes have done it all and memoir-ed it on Insta. Watch us take a deep dive into OOTD snaps, BTS scenes and sunset posts to find you the best festive makeup looks for all your moods.
Diwali is a year-end affair which makes the makeup and outfit deciding frenzy even crazier. All the hottest trends of the year trickle down to these festivities and you’re left to make a commitment to one. If you’re one of these confused Carlas, we’ll do you one better. Here is a convenient list of the hottest makeup trends for your festive looks.
If you can’t trust Katrina to give you outfit, makeup and everything else goals, then who else? Her bronzed, sunkissed makeup look is perfect to replace your basic Diwali makeup look.
How to achieve it: Go for a dewy makeup base, and pair it with a subtle smokey eyeshadow look and fluttery lashes. Bronze your face by sweeping your brinzer brush along the perimeters of your face and across your cheekbones. Make sure to blend well for a seamless finish. Seal the deal on this makeup look with a glossy nude lip.
Smokey eyshadow can never go out of style, can it? And the way Shraddha rocks it here with a poreless, dewy foundation base, is just amazing.
How to achieve it: Score some extra dewy points with a dewy finish foundation, and use a setting spray instead of a setting powder. Blush your cheeks subtely because we do not want to take the attention away from the eyes. Grab your favourite smokey eyeshadow palette and start with a nude base. Apply it all over the lids to form an eyeshadow base. Pick some black eyeshadow and start blending from the outer corner of your eyes. Stop when you’ve achieved your desired smokey effect. Pair it with a kohl-lined waterline and you’re good to go! Remain subtle with your lips and go with your fave nude lippie.
Nora Fatehi takes it away with this staple red lip look, and we’re loving it. If you’re looking for something classic to go with your traditional attire, this red lip look is your best bet.
How to achieve it: While an easy red lip can be the perfect centre of attention for your makeup, here’s how to make it look extra festive – highlighted lids and brightened under eye. After you’re done prepping your makeup base, take a shade of concealer that is not more than a shade or two lighter than your skin tone. For eyes, blend a brown eyeshadow in your outer crease, and then blend it with a frosty shade from the inner eye lid. make sure to underline your waterline with a brown eyeshadow to make your eyes pop.
If you’re one fo those extra trendy girls, you will know that lilac and periwinkle are the hottest colours of the year. So get on this lilac craze and take notes from Bhumi Pednekar’s festive makeup look.
How to achieve it: This is a fresh-faced cool toned makeup look, so we don’t need an intense foundation base. Apply a breathable, skin-like foundation base and conceal your problem areas. When it comes to the eyes, dip into your fave purple eyeshadow palette and select the lightest shade in the pan to form an eyeshadow base. Pick a deeper lilac shade and blend it in your crease. Take a shimmery lilac pigment and apply it in the centre of your lids for a halo effect. pair this eyeshaodw look with a blush nude lipstick.
If you haven’t dressed or made up like a golden trophie for a Diwali party, what are you even doing? And if you have, you’d know that Kiara did an outstanding job at the same with her glowy makeup look, which makes it perfect for your festive makeup inspo.
How to achieve it: Start your makeup look by using a poreless finish primer for your foundation base. Mix a liquid highlighter in your foundation for a glow to the Gods. Bronze your face along its perimeters, and apply a subtle hint of blush in a deep shade. pair this extra glowy look with a subtle smokey eye and a nude pink lipstick.
Who doesn’t like a good shimmery showdown for Diwali? We know we do! Ananya’s dewy makeup look with shimmery inner lids is the perfect inspo for it, and we’re here with notes!
How to achieve it: Go with your basic dewy finish makeup base, and a nude lip, becasue we’re making the eyes the star of the look again. For this makeup look, smoke your eyes lightly with a brown eyeshadow. Then blend a black eyeshadow along your lash line towards the outer crease. take a deeper brown eyeshadow to underline your waterline. lastly, blend somegolden shimmer pigment in your inner lids.
Which Bollywood stunner is giving you makeup inspo for Diwali 2021?
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