Dandiya nights are a rage during this 9-day festival. No matter what amount of water you drink to stay hydrated, the climate will do the intended impairment. Here are some tips to beat the heat and ensure your makeup stays put for long hours in Navratri. All you need to do is carefully follow these tips and enjoy yourself to the core without having to worry about your looks.
- Priming is the key:
Beauties with oily skin are the ones who suffer the most with makeup issues. So, all you ladies out there make sure you prime your face thoroughly before putting on any makeup. Don’t forget your eyes, as nothing looks worse than a smudged eye makeup.
- Use water based products:
To prevent melting up of your makeup, make sure you opt for water based products. Use foundations and concealers that easily blend up with your skin and don’t look cakey.
- Long lasting eye makeup:
Eye makeups are the most highlighting aspect of any festival look. Also not to forget the fact that, eye makeup, if not done with proper care can ruin your look easily. If you prefer handy using powder eyeshadows then apply it using a wet eye shadow brush.
- Water proof eye liners and Kohls:
Now that your eye makeup is taken care of, remember to choose a smudge proof and water proof eyeliner. If you have oily eyelids and don’t want to end up looking like a panda, prefer smudge proofs kohls. The ideal alternative to kohls can be gel liners, they are not only easy to apply but have mighty staying power.
- Say no to creamy blushes:
Blushes add life to the apples of your cheeks. But if you aim at sweat proof makeup then opt for a powder blush over the creamy ones. You can always apply a cream blush and cover it off with a powder blush to increase its staying power.
- Mattify your lips:
Matt lipsticks have longer staying power as compared to the Glossy ones. Always moisturize your lips with lip balms before you apply matt lipsticks, you will be saved the agony of flaky lips. To increase the staying power of your lipstick, first apply one coat dab some translucent powder over it and pat it off with a tissue. Now apply two or three coats of lipstick over it. This will keep your lipstick stay as put the whole night.
- Finish it off with Translucent Powder:
After you have completed your makeup always keep it mind to give a finishing touch with translucent powder. The powder will not only instantly mattify the look, but will also prevent excess sweat.
- Cool it off with ice:
Always remember to apply ice pack over your complete face once you have completed the whole makeup. Cover every part of your face, including eyes, neck and lips. Once completed pat off your face with a tissue paper and TADA you are all done and ready to hit the dance floor.