Complete Guide on Indian Bridal Makeup: Tips, Tricks & Lots More!

Complete Guide on Indian Bridal Makeup: Tips, Tricks & Lots More!

The biggest day in the life of a girl is her wedding day. It is the day when all your dreams are about to come true and we are sure that nothing else matters. All you want to do is look breathtakingly gorgeous and finally take the plunge. Isn’t it? You’re stressed, you’re nervous and you’re excited all at the same time, right? Don’t worry pretties, ‘cause we’re here to help.

Here are some simple Indian bridal makeup tips to help you look your gorgeous best so that he falls in love with you all over again! But, make sure you only use products that suit your skin tone and are not out of date. You may choose to do your bridal makeup yourself like Kate Middleton or pick a stylist you can trust.

Pre-wedding Preps

You should always keep yourself prepared so as to avoid any last minute surprises that may ruin your day. Every bride dreams of having a radiant and glowing face on her wedding day. For this, follow a simple routine of cleansing your face 3-4 times a day. Use a moisturizing lotion to protect your face from dust that may cause dull spots and blemishes. Get rid of oiliness and dullness by applying a face pack, but make sure it does not cause irritation of skin, making it red.

How to do Bridal Makeup:

Face Makeup Tips

Pick the right foundation shade. While doing so, remember that your skin tends to become drier during winter. Hence, you might need to change your foundation shade. Also, since you’ll be spending a major part of your wedding day in daylight, make sure to check the color of your foundation in natural light. You can choose the Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation as it suits Indian complexion.

While the foundation will mostly cover the blemishes and marks, a concealer is still a bridal beauty essential to get rid of any unwanted marks and especially, to hide those dark circles. Use the Dream Lumi Touch Concealer and apply it on the spots/marks.

While you may not use powder on a daily basis, a little bit of powder is essential to set your foundation and to keep it in place. Since you’ll be out in the sun all day and since you’ll be the focus of all photographers, dab some Clear Glow Pressed Powder over your foundation and concealer.

To look flawless in pictures, blush is a must. Smile in front of the mirror to locate the apples of your cheeks and then apply the Cheeky Glow Blush on the apples of your cheeks. This will also add a hint of color to your look and make you look fresh. Use a brush to blend the color on your cheeks smoothly.

Eye Makeup Tips

To begin your eye makeup, start by applying a light eye shadow base. This will help open up your eyes. Once you set the base, proceed with applying an eye shadow color of your choice. Make sure the eye color matches your outfit. Line your eyes with a gel-based liner like the Lasting Drama Gel Liner, as it lasts for over 12 hours and comes with a brush for precise application. A mascara is a must for lashes that look stunning and luscious. Apply Volum’ Express Falsies Mascara which is water-proof and smudge-proof always. For more tips on Bridal Eye Makeup, read our detailed article here.

Lip Makeup Tips

Whether you want to wear lipstick or lip gloss is up to you. Both are sure to look equally nice. However, to keep your lipstick/gloss in place, make sure you line your lips with the Color Sensational Lip Liner in a shade that matches your lip color. You can also try out the different shades of Lip Polish as it has the benefits of a balm, lip color and gloss. Read detailed article on how to apply lipstick here.

Make sure the lip color matches your outfit. In case you have very thin lips, avoid using a lip liner to outline your lips and just use it to color them. Apply lip gloss more towards the center to give your lips a fuller pout. Pinks, reds and corals are the most common used shades but you can always try browns or beige shades if it suits your face.

Hairstyle Tips

Your hairstyle is what will define your overall look. So make sure you try out different hairstyles months before your wedding day. Accessorize it with clips, bands and tiaras for that extra gorgeous look. Read our detailed article on 32 Amazing Indian Bridal Hairstyles, here.

Some Tricks Every Bride Should Know:

  • Always carry the makeup you have used in your bridal makeup kit and carry this kit with you so that you can touch up your look whenever necessary. Also carry some bobby pins in case you need to tighten or spruce up your hairdo.
  • Test your makeup during the day so that you can see what suits your skin in natural light.
  • It is better to highlight either your eyes or lips and not both. Keep one feature subtle so that your makeup does not look overdone.
  • You can use an eyelash curler to get long lashes. In case you don’t have one, dab some foundation powder on your lashes before applying mascara as this will add immense volume to your lashes.
  • To make your lip color last longer, color your lips with a lip pencil and then apply lipstick. This will help to lock in color and prevent it from budging all day long.

With these tips and tricks, you are sure to be the center of attention on your most special day. Share with us some tips that you found useful on your wedding day, in the comments section below.

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