As the Navaratri and Diwali are around the corner, we know everyone is going crazy in enhancing their look. Want to add that extra glow to your persona this autumn? As the festive season is here, it is obvious that you need to look at your best by applying makeup. But makeup is not enough to look beautiful. You need to enhance your inner beauty and you can achieve this only by pampering your skin. So, in this article, we are going to give you the complete guide that has an array of skin care and makeup tips that you can easily try at your home itself. And in the guide, we will use all the affordable festive season makeup products that are extremely affordable.
Pamper your skin to look extra gorgeous this festive season
Firstly, we would highly recommend giving a break to your skin at least a day from too many products. Yes, it is fun in getting ready for the festivals by trying many make looks. This is obvious that we want to look our very best. But at the same time we also need to remember the basic fact that before we showcase our glamourous face to the world, we also need to give our skin extra love and care. Moreover, during autumns the air is very due to which most of you suffer from rashes. It is very important to pamper your skin
The main trick is letting your skin breathe with ease. This will help your skin look glowing with natural beauty. Not only, this, it will also extra glamour to your entire look. So are you ready to try out these awesome skincare tips? Then have a look:
1. Avoid using hot water
So the first tip that we would like to focus on is avoiding using hot water. If you are one who loves to take a hot shower or wash your face with hot water, then stop it right now. This is because hot water will remove all the natural sebum from your face due to which your skin will look dull and dehydrated. And dehydrated skin will end your makeup look cakey. Use chilled water instead.
2. Ditch your regular soap
It is highly recommended for every age group to avoid using soap or soap-based cleansers. As this can badly damage your skin by promoting dryness. Go for the non-soap cleansers instead. They are gentle on your skin and easily remove the dirt from your face.
# Kaya Purifying Cleanser
One such cleanser is Kaya Purifying Cleanser. It is extremely affordable that is specially made to control the eruption on the face. It is specially made for the oily and acne prone skin types that can reduce excessive oiliness.
# Nivea Total Face Clean Up
For dry skinned beauties, we have shortlisted Nivea Total Face Clean Up. It is a 3 in one face cleanser through which you can get the benefits of cleansing, scrubbing and face pack application. It is a 100 ml bottle that costs Rs 158.
3. Hydrate your face
Provide enough hydration to your face. You can do this by applying toner. Toners are extremely helpful for those who want extra cleansing after wearing heavy products. It restores the pH balance of the skin by adding an extra layer of protection.
# Biotique Bio Cucumber Pore Tightening Toner
For oily skin, Biotique Bio Cucumber Pore Tightening Toner for oily skin is the best and the affordable toner that you can try out. It contains cucumber extracts that hydrate your face and removes all the impurities.
# Dry Skin – Aqua Rose Toner
For dry skin, you can try out Inatur Aqua Rose Toner. Priced at Rs 238, it is specifically made with various natural ingredients that work great in refreshing your skin.
4. Apply a Face Mask
Who says that you have to spend hours in a parlour to look great? You can simply apply your favourite face pack that suits your skin type. Leave that face pack for 20 minutes and then wash off. Face pack will give the instant glow to your face by removing all the impurities.
# Biotique Bio Clove Purifying Anti-Blemish Face Pack
For oily skin, Biotique Bio Clove Purifying Anti-Blemish Face Pack for oily and acne prone skin. This is one of the affordable face packs that you can try out. Priced at Rs 159 it helps in controlling pimples and remove excess oils.
# Good Vibes Deep Cleansing face mask
For dry skinned beauties, you can try out Good Vibes Deep Cleansing face mask that is specially made with the natural extracts of fruits. Regular application of this face mask will make your skin look soft and supple.
Moisturize your skin twice a day that is morning and night. Regular application of moisturizer will boost hydration in the skin by preventing dullness and flaking. It also has anti-aging benefits that help in getting rid of fine lines and wrinkles.
# Good Vibes Aloe Vera Gel
For oily skin, Good Vibes Aloe Vera Gel works great. It provides enough hydration to the face without causing any oiliness to the skin. Not only this, it helps in soothing sunburn and removes blemishes.
# Plum Green Tea mattifying moisturizer
For dry skin, we have shortlisted Plum Green Tea mattifying moisturizer. It is one of the best moisturizers for the dry skinned beauties that offer matte finish to your skin by offering clear appearance.
So these five simple steps will easily help in pampering your skin before the festive season. It does not need much effort and you will get the best results. Honestly, your skin doesn’t need too much to look good. The more you let it stay natural, the more it will be able to breathe and get healthy. Moreover, the products that we have mentioned are extremely affordable. Now we will proceed towards the makeup by using affordable festive season makeup products.
Festive Make up Tutorial Steps for all skin types
Each and every woman love to do festive makeup. This is the occasion when girls look like angels and credit goes to the amazing skincare and makeup products. These products help in enhancing the entire look. So, if you are a beginner then you must start with the drugstore and affordable makeup products. We have described step by step procedure to get that pro look.
1. Moisturise your face
First of all your face by applying the moisturiser of your choice. You can use the moisturiser that we have recommended above. This step is very important as it will keep your makeup stay in place and does not look cakey at all. It is recommended to moisturise your face in the upward circular motion.
2. Primer Application
It is particularly important to apply a good quality primer. It is very important before proceeding for the makeup products. Primer helps the makeup to set in place for long. You can skip this step but if you want a long lasting makeup then this step is recommended. The one you can use is the Bella Voste Primer. It is suitable for all skin type. Priced at Rs 419, it helps to minimize pores and fine lines by giving the youthful glow.
3. Concealer Application
To get that bright and bold look in the festive season, it is important to get a clear skin. And for this, concealer can do this job. Concealer helps to cover all the blemishes and spots and gives you that gorgeous look. For this, we have shortlisted, Wet n Wild Photo Focus Concealer. It is made for all skin types. Priced at Rs 319, it will provide a matte finish to your skin. It is high coverage concealer which is great for the festive makeup look and is one of the most affordable festive season makeup products.
4. Foundation is the key of makeup
After you have concealed the problematic areas of the face, it’s the perfect time to apply foundation. We recommend you to go for the medium coverage foundation as it will give you a natural look. You can use the brush or a sponge in blending the foundation. The sponge works better for the beginners. Don’t rub the foundation, just dab the foundation all over your face. For this, Colorbar flawless finish mousse foundation mild latte will work great. It is suitable for all skin type. You do not need to put so much of efforts as this is a mousse foundation. For the festive look, it is the most affordable festive season makeup product.
5. Bronzer for Contour
A bronzer is basically used to contour the face. A perfect contour will help your face to look sharp. It will give shape to your face. For this, all you need to do is apply the bronzer with the brush that you use while applying blusher. Don’t take too much of product, as it will make your face look dark. For this Makeup, Revolution Bronzer Bronzed Kiss will work great. It helps in getting that perfect sunkissed look and effect. Again, it is the product for all skin types.
6. Highlight your face
To make your face look glamorous, glowing and shining, highlighting is very important. You need to apply a highlighter for this. Just take highlighter on the highlighting brush or finer and apply it to the highest planes such as cheekbones, the centre of the forehead, cupid’s bow and bridge of the nose. Makeup Revolution Vivid Shimmer Brick Radiant works great as a highlighter. They have some amazing shaded. You can choose as per your preference.
7. Never Skip Blusher
For that bold festive look, make sure to apply blush on your face. All you need to do is take a little bit of amount of blush on a brush and tap the excess products off. Finally, start applying on the cheeks. Hold a smile while applying the blush, it is mandatory. For this, we have shortlisted the most affordable festive season makeup product. Wet n Wild Icon Blush works great as a blusher. It is a lightweight and long lasting blusher that will give you a professional look.
8. Eyeshadow Application
Eyeshadow is the key to making your eyes look bold and attractive. Without a perfect eye makeup, your entire makeup will be incomplete. Yes, this can be tricky at the beginning but once you get familiar, you will be habituated. For the festive look, gold eye makeup works great. All you need to do is apply golden coloured eyeshadow all over your eyelids. You can apply the little bit for black eyeshadow to get that smoked out effect. You should know the fact that blending is the key to eye makeup so just blend! Blend! And blend! For this Miss Rose Makeup 24 colours, Glitter Eyeshadow palette works amazingly. Priced at Rs 499 it contains 24 colours which you will never get in any other eyeshadow palette in such affordable range.
9. Apply the Generous amount of Eyeliner
Enhance your eye makeup by applying the generous amount of kajal in the lower and upper lash line of your eye. Kajal is just to get that smoked out effect. One of the most affordable kajal pencil you can get is from the brand called Biotique. Priced at Rs 89, you will be getting that professional eye makeup. You can smudge it to get that smoked out effect.
10. Pop Up your eyes with mascara
For the festive season, it is important to go for a voluminizing mascara. We will recommend you to go for that mascara that has curled brushes. This will help to make your eyelashes look awesome and curly. You can try out Colorbar Duo Mascara Carbon Black. Priced at Rs 360 it is a waterproof, voluminizing and lengthening mascara that will give your lashes a curly effect.
11. Finish your makeup with a lipstick
Finally, finish your entire look by wearing a bold or dark colour lipstick. Try out the ruby red shade as this shade goes well in the festive makeup. Lipstick will enhance your entire look. Bella Voste Matte Lipstick Red Bomber. It will give a flawless and even coverage in just a single swipe.
So, as you can see that the makeup procedure was really very easy for beginners. Also, we have provided the skincare tips that you need to take before applying makeup as it is essential. We have used affordable festive season makeup products that can easily fit your budget. Let us know your thoughts in the comments section. Stay gorgeous and stay glamorous!
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