Get ‘Navratri’ Ready

Time to get those sticks out and knocking. It’s that time of the year when the hums of Devi Puja kick off as the sun sets, and the garba music runs late into the night or in certain places, till the cops come! The Navratri chaos can be stressful enough, but at least when it comes to beauty, there’s no need to cry, pout, or worry this season! Make-Up magician, Arshis Javeri presents all the tips and tricks you need to deck up your flawless face and make a debut in those OTT (Over The Top) outfits!!

pg_11Shine Bright Like A Diamond: Illuminate! Adding liquid or cream illuminator to your foundation and cheekbones can give your skin an instant lift and radiance. This is also a great tip to use when the weather is cold, making your skin look lackluster.

Cue Your Hues: Matching a bright lip shade with the same nail paint is a great way to add subtle pops of color to your look, without going over the top. A vogue pink or red tone looks great on lips and nails. However, avoid sending the message that you spent hours trying to coordinate. Tip: work an ‘apple red’ shade or a ‘ruby hue’.

pg_1Flash Your Lash: Let your eyelashes be the center of conversation by trying a mascara color other than black. Applying blue, green, and aubergine colored mascaras are a great way to elevate your look instantly and leave people wondering, how you pulled off a makeup trick so unique with little effort!

pgHold Up The Hair: Considering you will be all over the floor dancing. Go for a style that would keep your hair up and off your face. Keep in mind, that if you have a large fore head get bangs or a simple fringe cut to soften the face structure.
Amp the Vamp: Let the only drama this year at the Navratri society party be on your lips. Bring out the oxblood, deep berries and darker lipstick colors for a spin! Playing with deeper lip colors can add dimension and even accentuate your eye color. Keep your lipstick or gloss handy at all times, to touchup.

So, these are a few tricks you can crack some sticks with, this Navratri season! What are the ways you like to make your look more celebratory? Do write in and let me know!

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