Get That Golden Glow For Ganesh Chaturthi


Get That Golden Glow For Ganesh Chaturthi

By Khanak Mehta 


With the latte makeup trend taking over our social media feeds lately, it can be tempting to bury your trusty glitter glue and highlighter deep into your makeup bag. But the festive season is coming up in full swing, and that always demands lots of shimmer and shine. We know you’ve got it covered with your mirror work kurtas and brocade blouses, but you’ll also need a makeup look to complement it.  

Luckily, we understood the assignment – here’s a classic, glowy combination that you can easily make your own with a few tweaks here and there. Take notes. 


Ace the base 

Let’s be real – we can always use some help with turning up the glow factor, no matter how fastidious we are with our vitamin C serums. A gold-toned strobe cream or liquid highlighter is the best way to get it right. Not only can you wear it under your foundation for a lit-from-within radiance, but you can also layer it over your makeup on the high points of your face. Paired with a dewy foundation, you can be sure that your glow will be giving the fireworks major competition.



Eyes on you 

You can never go wrong with golden and brown eyeshadows, they’re built to flatter warm, Indian skin tones. Sweep on a shimmery gold shade all over your lids and blend it in your crease with a mid-toned brown. Add a touch of deep brown or black in the outer socket of your eye to add some smokiness for an evening look, and finish with a small, winged eyeliner. To add an unexpected touch of sparkle, you can use a gold or brown eye pencil with micro-shimmers to line your undereye area instead of your go-to black kajal. We promise you; this is one eye look that is bound to pop in all your selfies.



Perfect your pout 

A little extra shimmer never hurt anyone. Swap your usual matte nude lipstick for a satin-finish instead for all-over shine, and pair it with a nude or pink lip gloss to take it up a notch. Apply the gloss to the centre of your pout for a multi-dimensional effect, and don’t forget to lightly tap it in with your fingers to spread it out evenly.