Look no further for makeup inspiration with your Indian outfit
Indian wear is always exciting to don but often begs the question – what beauty look to pair with it? While accessorizing with jhumkas and slipping on juttiscomes easily, figuring out what makeup look to pair with traditional Indian wear can leave most beauty lovers flummoxed. In times like those, we’re thankful we’ve got the stars of Bollywood to turn to. Since traditional gear is their second skin, they know how to work a beauty look with their lehengas and sarees to perfection. The next time you need beauty inspo for your Indian look, look no further than these Bollywood celebs.
1. Shraddha Kapoor
When you look as lovely as Shraddha, pulling off a minimal makeup look comes easy. With a pastel toned salwar kameez, Shraddha Kapoor opts for kohl-rimmed eyes, defined brows, blush pink lips and her trademark peaches and cream complexion making this perfect for a day at work.
2. Jacqueline Fernandez
Giving us tips on going glamorous with Indian wear, Jacqueline opts for shimmery champagne eye makeup with full brows, lush lashes and thickly lined eyes. Topping it off is a glossy plum lip; that’s all you need to play showstopper at the next Indian wedding you head to.
3. Kareena Kapoor
No one pulls off a regal traditional look quite like Kareena can. With a flawlessly covered face as her base, she wears bronze smoked-out eye makeup with filled-in brows, rosy cheeks and a pastel pink lip. If you’re going traditional for your next family function, Kareena’s makeup look is your answer.
4. Alia Bhatt
The ever-lovely Alia looks absolutely radiant in her low-key Indian look. Alia’s dewy skin is highlighted to perfection with a flush of colour on the cheeks. With it, she wears kohl-lined eyes, defined eyelashes, naturally filled brows and poppy pink lips, making it understated enough for a puja function.
5. Vaani Kapoor
Vaani shows us that glamorous brown eye makeup is just made for Indian wear. Her face is carefully contoured, brows filled in and lips finished off with a glossy neutral coat of colour to create a dramatic look that’s not OTT, perfect for a friend’s shaadi.
6. Deepika Padukone
Ever feared pairing a classic black smokey eye with Indian wear? Deepika’s look will show you that you really shouldn’t. Keeping all focus on the eyes, she pairs hers with a matte brown lip and strobed skin for a look that screams contemporary Indian chic.
7. Yami Gautam
Yes, you can also wear your traditional outfit with a side of quirk, as evidenced by Yami Gautam. Along with a saree, Yami wears her hair in a braided ponytail and along with it, a thickly lined cat eye. To up the drama at your next mehendifunction, try this for starters.
Which of these makeup looks are you going to choose with your next Indian ensemble?