Easy Makeup Looks To Try This Festive Season

The season of festivities, cheer, mingling with friends and family is hereafter two long years. That makes it that much more special. Each one of us has spent over a year-and-a-half reeling under the stresses of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading increasingly isolated lives, devoid of the small joys. If this pandemic has taught anything, it is to be grateful for and make the most of every moment. 

With infection rates mercifully on the down-low, this is your moment to seize the day and make memories for a lifetime. As you gear up to soak the festive spirit to the fullest, looking at the part is also equally important. To help you radiate like the diva you are, we’re here with a rundown on head-turning makeup looks to try this festive season.

5 Makeup Looks That You Can Try This Festive Season
From metallic razmataz to dewy perfection, there is just so much room to experiment with your makeup looks this festive season. Whatever your mood, aesthetic sense or occasion, we have the perfect look for you:

Marvellously Metallic
The metallic look with bold, glitter hues accentuating the eyes, cheeks and lips has been all the rage of late. If you have been meaning to give it a try but haven’t found the right occasion, the festive season is the perfect time to experiment with this style.

To get this look: 

Minimalistic Glam
While the metallic look works wonderfully for evening events, you will need something more subtle for daytime occasions. Besides, if a glittery glow is not your style, you can count on the minimalistic look to make heads turn, no matter the time of day or occasion.

To get this look: 

  • The base of your makeup can make or break this look, so make sure you clean, tone and moisturize before getting started.
  • Prep your skin with a good quality primer and the right concealer for your skin tone, then top it up with a full coverage foundation like the Maybelline New York Super Stay series. 
  • Accentuate the cheekbones with a blush in soft pink hues like Wet N Wild Color Icon Blush Pearlescent Pink. To add an element of spunk, you can even try the ombre effect with Wet N Wild Color Icon Ombre Blush
  • Work the eyes with a thin layer of eyeliner, a slight hint of mascara, a soft smudged effect with the kajal along the lower lash line. For the eyelids, work with a shade to complement your ensemble from a neutral palette like Maybelline New York The City Mini Eyeshadow Palette

You have room to experiment with your lip colour in this makeup look. From soft red to light pinks, browns to mauves, you can take your pick, depending on your attire

Dewy Diva
Channelize the diva within with a dewy no-makeup look. When done right, this look has the potential to truly bring out your best features without seeming too made up. However, it is imperative that you nail it to get the desired effect.

To get this look:

Smokey Sensation
If you’re leaning toward fusion attires this festive season, the classic smokey eyes effect has to be your go-to makeup look. This look is all about the balancing act, so focus on making your eyes the hero and take the minimalistic route for the rest of the makeup.

To get this look:

Ethnic Elegance
This festive makeup look aligns best with the traditional mood of the season. From lehenga-choli to salwar kameez and sarees, this makeup looks perfectly complements all ethnic ensembles.

To get this look: 

  • After prepping the skin, add a visible touch of colour to the cheekbones using an intense and well-pigmented formula like the SUGAR Face Fwd Blush Stick
  • For the eyes, take the classic route with black mascara, kajal and eyeliner and a mix of golden eyeshadow with other shades complementing your ensemble using Revolution Pro 24K Gold Eyeshadow Palette
  • Use a lipstick shade of your choice, depending on the colour of your attires and your mood 
  • Apply a small bindi to truly tie this festive season makeup look together and make than ethnic effect shine through 

This eclectic mix of festive season makeup looks at your disposal will surely make you shine through like the stunner you are. Happy festivities!

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