The Bride Guide: Makeup Essentials Part 1

Makeup Essentials for brides

With this video, we shall mark the onset of the Bride Guide Series. Watch the video below to get sorted with your makeup essentials.

 Makeup Essentials for brides

Makeup Essentials for brides




Products Mentioned

PRIMER

Lakme Blur Perfect Primer (INR 650/- BUY HERE)

Nivea Men Sensitive – After Shave Balm (INR 235 200/- BUY HERE)

FOUNDATION

Maybelline Fit Me (INR 525 420/- BUY HERE)

My shade is 115 Ivory Ivoire and you can read the detailed review HERE

L’Oreal Infallible (INR 1325 994/- BUY HERE)

Garnier BB Cream (INR 69 62/- BUY HERE)

COMPACT

Maybelline Fit Me (INR 475 380/- BUY HERE)

My shade is 120 Classic Ivory and you can read the detailed review HERE

BLUSH

Maybelline Dream Touch Mousse Blush (INR 400 320/- BUY HERE)

Maybelline Fit Me Blush (INR 400 300/- BUY HERE)

The shade I use is Medium Nude and it’s gorgeous!

Incolor Glimmer Blusher (INR 289/- BUY HERE)

The price might vary store to store, you can find in in local cosmetic stores as well.

HIGHLIGHTER

TheBalm Mary Lou Manizer (INR 2800/- Available at Sephora Stores)


Makeup Essentials for brides

OTHER POSTS FROM THE BRIDE GUIDE SERIES

Makeup Essentials Part – 1

Karva Chauth Makeup

Makeup Essentials Part – 2

Boho Bridal Makeup

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The Bride Guide

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The Bride Guide Series

10th October Onwards

The wedding season reminds me of my wedding time! These ‘ber’ months (I mean September, October, November, December) are the happiest months of the year for me! One of these being my wedding anniversary month 😀

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Festivals, weddings, dressing up and of-course my wedding anniversary is all that comes to my mind in these ‘ber’ months!

With so many weddings coming up (most of them being among close family and friends) I thought of starting a series called The Bride Guide and this blog is an introduction to that!

This series is going to be a collection of 10 videos on my YouTube channel which will help you brides-to-be choose the right makeup and also help you apply it well for various occasions.

Make sure you are subscribed to my channel so that you don not miss out on anything at all!

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The series is going to start October 10, Monday onwards and I hope it proves to be useful for you all 🙂

If you have any makeup related query, you can send me your through an email at worldofmakeupmagique@gmail.com please feel free to get in touch. I would be happy to help you out during this important time of your life 😀

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How to Remove & Store False Lashes

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In my previous post I showed you HOW TO APPLY FALSE LASHES, and in this one I shall help you remove them and store for further use.

How to remove false lashes

Removing False Lashes

One must be really careful while removing false lashes as simply pulling them may cause your original lashes to pull off along, causing pain and discomfort.

I have with me, a quick easy way of removing false lashes, for which you shall be needing

  • Tweezers
  • Q-Tips
  • Maybelline Clean Express Total Clean Make-Up Remover

 

All you need to do is, dip the Q-tip in makeup remover and rub it gently over your lash line. The glue would soon loose bond with the lash line and you will have your falsies removed in no time!



Storing False Lashes

If you store your lashes well, they can be used repeatedly multiple times for a longer period. The best way is to run the Q-tip drenched in makeup remover over the lash band, this will help get rid of the glue and makeup sticking.

You may now store them in the container they were initially stored or or might as well use an empty contact lens case.

The video below will give you a visual aid of the steps. How you find it useful 🙂 If you do, please subscribe!





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How to apply false lashes

How to apply false lashes

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False Lashes add the much needed drama in your makeup and you do not need to rush to a makeup expert every time you wish to wear a pair on…

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Products Used

Forever21 False Lashes (Rs. 575/-)

(You can also user Ardell Lashes, they come in a variety of shapes and are available online HERE)

Duo Eyelash Adhesive

Forever21 Tweezers

Hope you found the video useful 😀

How to apply false lashes

The video below will help you learn to apply false lashes all by yourself. I hope you find it useful. 😀





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5 Essential Makeup Tools

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Right tools are prime essentials for good makeup! If you have the right tools in hand, your makeup will be effortlessly good. Let me introduce you to 5 tools, that you ought to invest in.

The 5 tools that I will be addressing here, have been segregated into 2 categories – Face and Eye makeup.

5 Essential Makeup Tools

ESSENTIAL FACE TOOLS

TOOL #1

Beauty Blender

A beauty blender totally changed the look and feel of my makeup base. I had tried using hands and brushes to apply liquid foundation but nothing worked as good as a beauty blender. I got mine from Forever 21 (DLF Saket), they have amazing collection of beauty blenders. I got a set of 3 beauty blenders and costed me INR 449/-.

This wonder tool gives the most natural, flawless and dewy (if used damp) finish to your foundation and I can surely swear by it!

5 Essential Makeup Tools

5 Essential Makeup Tools




TOOL #2

Powder Brush

It’s best to apply compact or any powder product with a big fat fluffy brush, which is called a powder brush. I got mine from a local cosmetic store for INR 150/- and have seen such retractable brushes in most of the cosmetic stores. Don’t think it will be much of a problem to find one… In case you are looking for some options online I can suggest you THIS ONE.

5 Essential Makeup Tools

5 Essential Makeup Tools

TOOL #3

Blush Brush

Blush is an important ingredient in the makeup recipe and it’s essential to get it right. It’s a good practice to use a blush brush (thinner than powder brush) for a more natural look. I have two blush brushes, one of them is unbranded and the other one is from the VEGA brushes kit which you can buy online HERE.

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ESSENTIAL EYE MAKEUP TOOLS

TOOL #3

Eye-shadow Brushes

Eye makeup is remarked “good” if well blended. A good set of eye-shadow brushes can help you achieve this effortlessly. These set of 4 eye-shadow brushes are my all time favorite and costed me INR 275/- you can get them online HERE.

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TOOL #5

Eyelash Curler

A quick and easy way to have instant curled lashes which makes the eyes look bigger. I got mine from Clairs and costed me INR 400/-

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Hope the video below proves to be helpful for you 😀





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3 Products | 3 Minutes | Makeup on the go

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Early mornings don’t generally leave you with enough time for dressing up! I have now chosen my car as my vanity area and that is where I do all my makeup, on my way to work. This quick 3 minutes makeup on the go requires only 3 products and not only saves time but also saves me from my husband’s constant nagging to speed up my dressing up process! 😛

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I am sure this quick 3 minutes makeup on the go will save you as well from the daily chivvy!

You can also check out my 5 Minutes makeup routine HERE, if you have a few more minutes to spare. 🙂

All the products used in this look are from Maybelline which you can shop from www.nykaa.com.

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Products Used

Maybelline Fit Me Compact (Reviewed here)

Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Maybelline Rebel Boutique REB-07 Lipstick (Reviewed here)

Step – 1:

I use Maybelline Fit Me Compact as a base, It comes with an applicator, you wouldn’t really have to reach out for a powder brush.

Also use it over the eyelids to avoid oily lids during the day.

Now take very little amount of REB-07 Lipstick and dab it on to your cheeks. This acts as a cream blush.

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Step – 2:

Grab on the Maybelline Falsies Mascara and apply 2 coats on the upper and lower lashes. I absolutely love this mascara. It instantly adds length and volume. You will have to be careful here to avoid any sort of injury to the eye in the moving car.

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Step – 3:

Now comes the final and the last step! Take out your weapon and wear it on! The lipstick I mean 😛

I use REB-07 quite often, It’s a beautiful bright pink shade and lasts all day without touch-ups 🙂 It’s a year old now and is still my favorite.

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So that completes the look! You now have rest of the time to be merrily spent sight seeing and chatting 🙂




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August 2015 Makeup Favorites!!

Makeup Favorites

Hi Everyone!!

Lemme walk you all through my Makeup Favorites for the month of August, these are the ones I have preferred using most of the time.

1. L’Oreal Magic Nude Liquid Powder

This has been a perfect makeup base for everyday and for special occasions as I prefer light weight medium coverage base. I love the perfect velvety matte finish it gives to the skin. But in a week or so I shall be switching back to BB creams. Its almost offset of summers and my skin has started to be less oily and more flaky on the sides of my nose and lips. Its time to put this product to hibernation, I shall now bring it back in use next summers only.

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2. Maybellin Rebel Boutique Lipstick REB-07

This perfectly pastel pink creamy-matte long lasting lipstick has come to my rescue almost every time I am in a hurry and can’t spend hours coordinating the perfect makeup look. It somehow happens to match my every outfit, all the time! I don’t have to worry about reapplying it as it stays for more than 8 hours.

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3. ‘The Nudes Palette’ by Maybelline

‘The Nudes Palette’ is so sleek and compact that I have been carrying it every time I am travelling. Its texture is smooth and easily glides on to the lids and has a lasting finish. Moreover the shades are so wearable and the look up guide at the back is a time saver! It saves me a lot of time, looking for the perfect combination.

Makeup Favorites

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5 Steps to clean your makeup brushes!

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Hello Everyone,

Many of us probably ignore the importance of thoroughly cleaning makeup brushes regularly.

Unclean makeup brushes can be really infectious and can cause much more harm that you thing. Its really advisable to clean your makeup brushes at regular intervals. I choose to do it once in every 45 days.

Here are the steps to follow:

Step – 1

Take  a bowl, fill it with water at  room temperature and Put 2 – 3 drops of mild shampoo in it.

Step – 2

For, Lipstick, eyeliner, concealer/ foundation brushes or any other brushes that contain water proof/ highly pigmented makeup on it,  use a Makeup remover (I use maybelline makeup remover) to clean it first before proceeding to next step. For the eye-shadow, blush, powder brushes, you can skip this step.

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Step – 3

Put all the brushes in the bowl with shampoo+water and let it stay for 5-6 hours. you can repeat this step if you feel that the brushes need more cleaning.

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Step – 4

Wash the brushes in plain water.

Step – 5

Place them on a clean hand towel and leave it to dry for a day.

Your brushes are now fresh and clean 🙂

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