India is a diversified country with diversified cultures. The lifestyle and wedding styles followed by all the cultures are different. For example a Marwari wedding is completely different from a Bengali or a Kerala wedding. Today we are going to discuss to discuss how to apply Kerala bridal makeup. Kerala is a state known for its distinct taste and culture. The Kerala brides generally wear a white sari with golden border laded with golden jewellery. The weddings are usually held in the morning or day time. So the makeup should not be too glittery. It should be done in a way so that it matches with the attire and the bride stands out of the crowd. Elegance is one word a Kerala bride strictly adheres to. So here is a small tutorial which will teach you how to do Kerala bridal makeup.
How to do Kerala Bridal Makeup:
- Face wash
- A good moisturizer
- Eye shadow
- Eye liner
- Compact powder/ loose powder
- Lip balm
- Lip gloss
- Lip liner
A good face wash should be used to cleanse away the impurities and dirt from the face. Pat your face dry with a towel. Follow it by a good toner.
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Apply a good moisturizer according to the skin type so that the skin is hydrated and there are no rough patches.
A primer should be applied to the base for the makeup to stay for longer hours.
A good branded concealer should be applied to hide dark patches and imperfections. It should be applied around the eye, blemishes etc.
One should be very careful while choosing a good branded foundation. It should go with your skin tone. Generally one should take a tone higher than the skin color. Not 2-3 shades up because that’s when it gives a very false look.
Foundation should be applied in dots in a circular motion. One can use rosewater in order to blend the foundation with the skin.
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This part definitely takes most of the time. It should be handled carefully to give a subtle yet classy look to the eye.
Eye shadow: A glittery brown or bronze eye shadow should be chosen. Eye shadow should not be applied near the vicinity of eyebrows. Use an eye shadow brush to blend it well. One line of the eye shadow should also be applied to the lower lid.
Eye liner: A medium thick eye liner should be applied. Don’t wing it outwards as we want to keep it simple in the day time.
Kajal: A medium thick line of kajal should be applied. A waterproof and smudge-proof kajal should be chosen.
Mascara: Two coats of good curling mascara should be applied.
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Keeping the daytime in mind a shade closer to the natural blush should be chosen. Apply it to the cheekbones to highlight it well.
Loose powder/ pressed powder:
Apply a little of a loose powder or pressed powder. Make sure you don’t apply it too much. Just dab a bit.
Before applying a lipstick one must apply a good lip balm to keep your lips soft and hydrated. Lipliner should be applied. One should go for a subtle shade. Peach or shades of peach, a mixture of pink or red can be worn. Apply the lipstick using a lipstick brush. Gloss is optional. Use a blotting paper in order to remove the excess lipstick.
Apply a coat of loose powder and then dab it with a blotting paper for the lipstick to last long.
A big red bindi is a quintessential part of a Kerala bride.
Finally the look is complete to steal million hearts.
Use these tips for the special makeup that get the gorgeous yet subtle look on the most important day of your life. A good hairstyle should also be chosen to match up with the makeup and attire. It should all look elegant at the end of the day.
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