Step-By-Step Guide To Do Perfect Diwali Makeup At Home


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Step-By-Step Guide To Do Perfect Diwali Makeup At Home

Diwali is one festival that all of us look forward to with great excitement. You get a chance to be with family, burst firecrackers with friends, eat sweets, enjoy amazing Diwali parties, wear pretty clothes and makeup, and look like a true diva. Some of us are good with doing makeup and for some; it’s a bit of a task. So, if you happen to fall in the latter category, fret not, we are here to help you with a step-by-step guide to do perfect makeup at home. 

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So, here is an easy makeup tutorial that will help you flaunt a flawless face this Diwali. You can get this look in around 20 minutes and the video contains detailed steps on how to achieve this beautiful look.

We all know that Diwali decorations include beautiful lighting and diyas. So, this video is inspired by the colours that one sees in the flames of the diyas. That is why, shades of gold and maroon have been used, so that the essence of Diwali stays with you. Even though, the video has details related to each and every step of doing makeup for Diwali, we are still listing the basic things out for you.

What all do you require:

The video above uses 12 makeup products that are easily available. Feel free to swap any of the products with what you have at home. This is what you would need:

makeup for diwali

  • MAC Prep+Prime Skin base visage
  • MAC Studio Fix fluid NC37 foundation
  • B&D Loose powder
  • B&D Eye primer
  • Faces soft black kajal
  • BH cosmetics 120 colour eye shadow palette 2nd edition
  • MAC #7 lashes
  • L’Oreal gel eye liner
  • B&D pink blush
  • B&D lip pencil
  • MAC Cosmo lipstick
  • MAC Dazzleglass lip gloss

Basic steps of makeup:

makeup for diwali

The steps followed to achieve this look are quite simple, and are listed below:

Basic preparation

  • Start with a face wash.
  • Apply a lip balm to remove dryness from lips.
  • Moisturise the skin to get a beautiful fresh base. Follow it with a primer.  

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makeup for diwali

  • Use a foundation that suits the exact tone of the skin.
  • Use a concealer on areas that the foundation did not cover (for example, under eyes).
  • Put some loose powder all over to give it a balanced effect.

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eye makeup for diwali

In case you want your eyes to look bigger, then we have these amazing tricks for you.

Use the eye shadow primer and pick shades that match your outfit for the eyelids.

  • Blend it neatly.
  • Add a golden shadow in the centre, and blend more.

  • Use a brown shade in the creases, so that all the colours look blended.
  • Highlight and fill in eyebrows, apply kajal, and use a gel liner.
  • Curl lashes, add fake lashes (if you want), and apply mascara.

If you like smokey eyes, check this: Expert Tips To Get Coloured Smokey Eyes In 5 Minutes

Coming back to the face:

face makeup for diwali

  • Now that you are done with your eyes, come back to your face. Start with contouring of cheeks by applying any matte eye shadow or powder.
  • In case you have slightly blunt nose, you can make it appear sharper by applying contouring powder on the edges of your nose.
  • Finish with a blush.


lip makeup for diwali

  • Finally apply lip liner, lipstick and lip gloss.

And you are done! So, with this easy makeup tutorial, you need not worry about your looks, and can easily stay busy in preparations for Diwali. Wish you all a very happy Diwali!

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