Why Latte Makeup Is Perfect For The Festive Season


Why Latte Makeup Is Perfect For The Festive Season

If you want a flawless après-vacation glow without actually having to travel — there is a beauty trick for that. Meet latte makeup: A monochromatic look that’s heavy on bronzer, shimmer, and 50 shades of brown. Beyoncé has been regularly wearing it at her Renaissance World Tour, Hailey Bieber has traded her signature glazed donut makeup for it, and Ananya Panday’s Instagram is proof that an understated, yet high-shine colour palette is all you need this festive season. Match the beauty look with your champagne-hued lehengas or use it to balance out a technicolour sharara. Here are all the products you’ll need to recreate the trend.

This skincare hero does more than just hydrate – it also primes your skin for flawless makeup application. Enriched with shea butter and vitamins B, C, and E, this formula puts in double duty to protect your skin from free radicals, too.

Preferred by makeup artists and beauty enthusiasts alike, this foundation is on everyone’s wish list, and for good reason. The matte formula promises long lasting coverage, which means that it will require zero touch-ups when you’re dancing the night away.

Need to hide the evidence of a long night out? Infused with hyaluronic acid, this hydrating concealer is packed with skincare benefits – the delicate skin under your eyes will look more radiant than ever before.

We know you love your compact but how about this heavy-duty loose powder instead? Not only can you use it to bake and set your whole face, but it also gives your skin a natural look. Plus, this unique formula reflects light on your skin to give a blurring effect, much like your favourite filter, but IRL.

Give your skin a sun-kissed glow with this soft matte bronzer – the formula blends into your skin effortlessly. Apply it with a fluffy powder brush to the areas where the sun naturally hits your face, like the apples of your cheeks, the perimeter of your forehead, and your chin.

Bronzer, highlighter, and blush: This three-in-one palette is the ultimate multi-tasker. Not only does it make packing for last minute travel plans super easy, the rich shades also double up as an eyeshadow.

Love cream blushes? This one from Simply Nam will glide on your skin like butter. Swap out your brush for a sponge for a more natural finish.

This kit offers ultimate definition, top-tier precision, and an ever-lasting hold. Expert tip: Follow founder Anastasia Soare’s Golden Ratio method for the best brows ever.

This eyeshadow palette is everyone’s favourite for a reason – these buttery-smooth formulas can deliver endless looks perfect for any event. Create a brown smoky eye for a night out, or a more neutral eye look for the day. Dust on the brown and mulberry shades all over your lids for an easy take on the latte makeup trend.

Take your look from au naturel to glamorous with just a few coats of this long-lasting mascara. The unique brush delivers instant volume at the very first swipe.

Perfect for first time wearers, these lightweight false lashes are super easy to apply. Bonus: They’re also vegan!

This delicious shade is versatile and universally flattering in the best way possible. The formula is creamy with a matte finish, making it both comfortable, and long lasting.

Glossy lips are a festive season staple – take them to the next level with this clear lip gloss that delivers a glass-like finish.

This setting spray will make sure your makeup lasts through every event. Plus, the alcohol-free formula makes it perfect for sensitive skin. Spray it onto your face as the last step in your makeup routine – first, in an ‘X’ shape, and then vertically and horizontally across your face to lock everything in.

By Khanak Mehta