Gold with a pop of turquoise party makeup

party makeup

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! Mine was all about catching up with pending tasks… this week is surely going to be serious blogging. Lots of posts coming your way 🙂

Lately, I have been loving a lot of gold and bling looks. I created this one with lots of gold and a pop of turquoise and I can already tell from your response on my Instagram post that you guys loved it!! This was intended to be up last week itself but my video editing software refused to cooperate!

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Glitter Plum Eye Makeup Tutorial

Eye Makeup

A deep plum makes an amazing eye shadow and suits quite a lot of skin tones. This is one of my favorite eye shadow shade. Here is a look that I created using a deep plum eye shadow and some glitter. It’s a perfect look for evening outings, parties or weddings. I have tried to make tutorial extremely simple. Hope you enjoy watching!

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Quick Summer Makeup

summer makeup

Summers are my absolute favourite for the fact that all the colours are at my disposal and I have the power to use them in anyway! Here is a quick summer makeup which is quite colourful and gives a fresh bright look.

summer makeup

Coloured eye-liners have always been my obsession. They instantly add  an exciting twist to your makeup. The eyeliner I am wearing here is Maybelline Colossal Kajal in the shade Crushed Emerald. Though the colour is attractive and beautiful, but the fact that the product smudges after a few hours and doesn’t retain the sharp neat look, disappoints me. Otherwise it can be happily worn for a few (4-5) hours.

One of the base I often use for summers is the Loreal Liquid Powder which is reviewed here. I really like it for summers for its all-day-shine-free look.

The lip colour is from one of my favourite range, the Lakme Gloss Addict Lipstick in the shade Coral Lustre, reviewed here. This range is all about sheer translucent shades which work so well during summers (well, even winters!). You must have one of the shade from this range. It’s a must have!

A detailed list of products used in this look are listed below.

Products Used

Face

Loreal Liquid Foundation (Reviewed here)

MAC Suchi Flower Blush

Eyes

MAC Suchi Flower Blush

Maybelline Colossal Kajal – Crushed Emerald

Maybelline Drama gel eye-liner – Black (At the outer corners)

Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Lips

Lakme Gloss Addict Lipstick – Coral Lustre (Reviewed here)

 

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Gold-Rust Make-up look!

Gold-Rust-Makeup

Hi Everyone,

With the wedding season in full swing, I have a series of party/ wedding looks for you all to try. One of which is a Gold Rust Makeup look which I would be talking about in this Blog. This looks works best with Black, Gold, Maroon or Rust coloured outfits.

Gold Rust Makeup
Gold-Rust-Makeup

Eyes

Here the eyes are kept less dramatic as my Lipstick shade is dark enough to add drama. On the eyes I used a soft gold on the lids and a brownish-copper on the outer V. Softly lining the eyes,  Avoiding a dense line of Kohl instead paying attention just on the outer 1/4th of the eye for a wider and bigger look.

Lips

I have used a pretty rust-copperish lipstick here from maybelline, named ‘Keep Me Coral’

 

Gold Rust Makeup
Gold-Rust-Makeup

Products Used

Face

Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse

Maybelline Duos Blush 

MAC Silver Dust as a highlighter

Eyes

Maybelline Nude Palette (reviewed here )

Maybelline Colossal Liner

Maybelline Falsies Mascara

Lips

Maybelline ‘Keep Me Coral’ Lipstick

Maybelline Nudes Palette - Shades used in the look
Maybelline Nudes Palette – Shades used in the look

Do try out the look this wedding season and let me know how well it worked for you all.

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Indian Wedding Makeup

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I created this ”Indian Wedding Makeup” look long back, just couldn’t find time to post it. Here, I paired copper eye makeup with pastel pink lips, paying special attention towards the skin to make it look flawless for which I used a BB cream as a base, foundation for concealing and a compact to seal it all. After which I used a blush and highlighter to get the finished look. I follow this routine whenever I do wedding makeups, not otherwise.

Indian Wedding Makeup

Products for the face

1. Garnier BB cream

2. Maybelline Dream Liquid Mousse

3. MAC studio fix – NC30

4. Maybelline Dream Mousse Blush

5. MAC Silver Dust as a highlighter

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Products for the eyes

1. Maybelline Quad eye-shadow palette (Copper Brown)

2. Maybelline gel eyeliner -black

3. Maybelline gel eyeliner -brown

4. Loreal double extension mascara

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Products for the lips

1. Maybelline ‘Hooked On Pink’ Lipstick

I gave a final touch to the whole look with a spray of MAC fix plus. It basically hydrates the skin and mellow downs the entire look a little bit, preventing it from looking too loud.

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5 Minutes Make-Up Challenge!

5 Minutes Make-Up

Hi Everyone!

My blog for the day will help you with make-up when you have absolutely no time in hand. I follow this scenario when I am getting late for an outing and have no time to spend on elaborated makeup.

Step – 1:

Put compact all over your face and neck with a big fat powder brush. A good brush can really quicken the process.

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Step – 2:

Put on some blusher on the cheeks. Swipe the same brush on the eyelids (the left over product on the brush shall be good enough for an everyday makeup look). This will add warmth to the face.

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Step – 3:

Put on a brown eyeliner using a pencil, A pencil really helps put eyeliner quickly, its absolutely okay if your line is not perfect because we are going to smudge it in the next step.

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Step – 4:

Use a brush to smudge the eyeliner you’d just put. Make sure you do this as soon as you apply it as with the course of time the liner tends to dry out and the smudging becomes time consuming and even the look of it doesn’t turn out to be as desired.

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Step – 5:

Use the same brush (with no extra product), and stain the lower outer corner of the eye, giving just a tint of color.

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Step – 6:

Put on some Mascara

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Step – 7:

Use a lip gloss/lipstick

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5 Minutes Make-Up

Products Used in the look

Face

MAC Studio Fix – NC30

MAC Blush – Dainty

Lips

Maybelline “Warm me up” lipstick

Eyes

Lakme absolute kajal – Brown

Loreal Double Extension mascara – Black 

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The Makeup Base Guide – Part 1

Makeup Base

Hi Everyone!

This blog will be your ultimate guide to choose the right makeup base for various occasions.

There comes a wide variety of makeup bases such as foundations, concealers, compacts, press powders, BB creams, CC creams and the list is endless.

I’ll help you clarify all the doubts you ever had about which one to use and when.

I play with 3 of them, namely:

1. BB cream

2. Foundation

3. Compact

BB Creams

Makeup Base

Talking of BB creams, many of you may not be aware of what exactly they are and their purpose. They are nothing but tinted moisturisers. It’s something between a moisturiser and a foundation.

In fact you can create your own BB cream by mixing a drop of foundation with 2 drops of moisturiser (water based if you have oily skin and oil based if you have dry skin).

They provide you light-medium coverage. And absolutely don’t look and feel as heavy as a foundation.

When do I use them?

1. When I need light coverage, when my skin feels dry.

2. Mostly in wedding/  party makeups as I don’t prefer using foundation

3. In winters, for my everyday makeup.

Which one to use?

I have tried Maybelline and Garnier, I personally like Garnier more (Cost Rs. 200/-) , as it looks more natural comparatively. But if you already have Maybelline one and don’t know how to use it, then you can apply by mixing one drop of BB cream + 1 drop of moisturizer. This will lessen up the heaviness.

Compact

Makeup Base

Compact is a light coverage powder form makeup base. Ideal for oily or semi-oily skin.

When do I use it?

1. Everyday makeup in summers

2. Giving a finished look after applying foundation and concealer (this is only when I do heavy party makeups)

Which one to use?

I have tried Maybelline compact about 2 years back, after which I switched to MAC studio fix in the shade NC 30 (Cost Rs. 2500/-) and I am very much happy with it.

But if you are a beginner, you can start with the Maybelline one (coat approx Rs. 200/-) its not bad, and once you’ve gained the art of applying it, you can switch.

Foundation

Makeup Base

This is used the least. I absolutely don’t prefer using foundations at all. Only when I am doing heavy party makeups and need some concealing, I use very little about of it and use it on the target areas (like acne).

When/ how do I use it?

1. Only as a concealer if required

I generally prefer giving it a miss.

Which one to use?

I am using Maybelline foundation since the beginning and find it good enough. (Cost: Rs. 550/- approx).

 

 

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Green Smoky Eyes!

Green Smoky Eyes

Hi Everyone,

I tried something different this time, something a little off track from my usual make up routine, Olive green smoky eyes paired with coral lips. Its  a very wearable look for summers.

Green Smoky Eyes

 

Products for the face

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1. Garnier BB Cream – I prefer using BB creams over foundations as they don’t feel heavy on the face, and provide light – medium coverage

2. Maybelline Dream blush – 05 This is one of my favorite blush, It gives a wonderful natural sheen. And the shade 05 is a very natural peachy pink at the same time brightens up the face instantly.

Products for eyes

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1. Urban Decay Eyeshadow Palette 1

2. Maybelline vivid and smooth eye pencil – Olive

3. Oriflame olive green eyeshadow

4. Lakme Absolute Kajal – Black

5. Eye lash curler

6. Loreal Mascara

Green Smoky Eyes

 

Green Smoky Eyes

Products for the Lips

1. MAC Fanfare

fanfare-lipstick

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