Make up trends this Diwali

By  ,  Onlymyhealth editorial team
Oct 25, 2016
Quick Bites

  • Diwali is the time to have tons of fun.
  • Most women prefer to have a traditional look on Diwali.
  • Makeup plays an important role for that perfect look.
  • Women wear attires like ghagra, shalwar kameez & saree.

Diwali is the time to have tons of excitement with family and friends. On this positive and auspicious occasion we all like to dress up and visit friends and acquaintance to wish them peace, happiness and prosperity. Most women prefer to have a traditional look by wearing traditional attire such as ghagra, shalwar kameez and saree, while some like to be casual. Irrespective of the kind of clothes you opt for your makeup plays an important role to give you that perfect look.Here are some hottest makeup trends that can be followed on this Diwali.


Make up trends this Diwali


Wine stained lips

If you are looking to an alternate to red colour lip then go for wine colour. The trend of wine stained lips was presented at Carolina Herrera show in New York fashion week 2011. Irrespective of the skin pigmentation every girl can use this colour you just have to choose the right hue.


  • Purple wine hue with pink and red undertone goes best for fair and lighter skin tones.
  • If you have medium skin tone then you can opt for any hue of wine colour.
  • Burgundy and plum hues with blue undertones are for dark skin tones.

To get the perfect look first apply lip balm followed by lipstick. Now blot on the tissue and apply clear gloss on lips to get the perfect look for Diwali. Go for minimum make up if your dress is with heavy work or embroidery.

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Colourful smoky eyes

If you are wearing dark fall clothing then you can go for colourful smoky eyes, which was seen in Vera Wang and Rag & Bone shows, New York fashion week 2011. Replace your black and brown eye colours with fuchsia, orange and copper.

If you are not willing to wear red and orange colour on lips then use them on your eyes.


  • Apply concealer from lashline to eye brow. This will even out the skin tone.
  • Now apply the chosen eye shadow on center of eye lid. Now sweep the colour from inner to the outer corner of eye. Make sure that colour is evenly blend.
  • You can apply dark brown eyeliner to base the upper lashline.
  • Finish by applying two coats of volumizing mascara.

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Fresh look

Besides colourful blush you can even go for fresh look, a trend from 2011 New York fashion week. You will need primer, sheer glow foundation, highlight blush and loose powder.


  • First apply primer to make smooth base for the foundation.
  • Now take a little sheer foundation in your palm and warm it up.  Use your fingers to get smooth and even finish.
  • Now apply cream blush that gives you more natural look.
  • Now apply highlighting blush for the added radiance. Depending on your attire you can also use pale pink and pale gold shimmer along with highlighting blush.
  • Finish by applying loose or pressed powder with a powder brush.


Since make up is light you can wear heavy earrings to complete the look.



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