As the monsoon season bids goodbye, it’s almost time to welcome the month of October full of festivities. As the humid weather slowly starts getting cooler and days start getting short, the festive aura begins with the Durga Puja countdown. Celebrated around every part of the country with great pomp and show, Durga Puja is a fun-filled festival of a week-long celebration. As soon as Navratri season kicks in, people start decking up for the Durga Utsav, Garba and pandal hopping. Every corner of the city is decorated with lights and there is merriment all around.
Girls resonate the most with this fun-filled festive season that gives them multiple occasions of getting ready and flaunting their traditional Pujo look. While the festival preparation is in full swing to offer prayer to goddess Durga, it also means gorging on delicacies and putting on the favorite ethnic clothes, and getting ready. While you can coordinate with different functions mainly Garba night, Vijaydashmi, and Visarjan, one has to show up in your entire refinery and ensure that makeup turns out to be long-lasting and seamless. To help you achieve the right makeup look for the Durga Puja, we have rounded up a quick beauty tutorial that talks about all the major steps and the use of the right beauty products & makeup brush kit.
Quick Makeup Tutorial to Get Perfect Durga Puja Look
Start with Prepping the Skin
First thing first! You need a strong makeup base to hold on to the products and for leveling up the base game; the skin has to be well prepped and hydrated. Before you start, ensure to prep your skin with the right moisturizer and hydrate your skin as well. Wash your face with a mild facewash or a cleanser and apply a moisturizer to soften the skin. Once done, top up with the face primer for the proper hydration and add a smooth canvas to the face for seamless makeup application. Apply a pea-sized primer and mix it evenly on the face. Now let the primer absorb in the skin for the next 5-10 minutes and then begin with the base makeup.
Perfect the Base
The hero product of any type of makeup is the base foundation and concealer. Achieving the right makeup base involves choosing the right products and applying them in the right order with the face makeup brush. Take a liquid foundation or the stick form and apply it to all the spots you wish to cover. Now with the help of a foundation makeup brush blend the product down the neck till you achieve a seamless base. Next is concealer, apply the product under the eye, and forehead and rest all the places where you want to conceal the dark spots, acne, and blemishes. To give your makeup a matte look, apply translucent powder to soak in the oil from the face and get a more natural look.
Apply Eye Makeup
Doing eye makeup is a great way to accentuate your face however this part of the makeup is considered to be the most crucial one. Bengali women are known for their intense and dark eye makeup look that is sufficient to catch anyone’s attention. However, getting ready for Durga Puja in 2022 doesn’t mean you have to always put up a bold eye makeup look. If in a jiffy, instead of applying layers of eyeshadow, a simple smokey eye with a soft& nude shade of lipstick goes perfectly with oxidized jewelry works well. While working to get gorgeous-looking eyes, don’t forget to coat your lashes with mascara to give them fuller looking look. Not only does it adds volume to the lashes but also lengthens and curls them for an extra dose of oomph and glamour.
Apply Blush to the Cheeks
What’s makeup without a rosy flush on the cheeks? Choose the right blush shade according to the skin tone and apply it to the apple of the cheeks. Start with the outer corner of the cheekbones and add touches to the temple to get a healthy glow on your face. To give your face and cheeks uplift, finish with a highlighter and enhance the overall look. Finish the look with subtle lipstick and let your bold and kohled eyes do the real talking.
Simply follow this quick go-to makeup regime and get your desired Durga Puja look with a traditional yet subtle look and make yourself look a whole prettier. Happy celebrations ahead!