The propitious festival of Karva Chauth 2018 is being observed today i.e. October 27. Yesterday married woman applied mehndi as a part of the ritual to mark the event. Today, women who are celebrating the festival are keeping fast by refraining from food and water consumption. Another important element of the event is dressing up. Yes, yet another reason for women to shine in their traditional glamourous avatars. While wearing traditional clothes and applying mehndi is an important ritual, the right makeup helps in enhancing the overall look. Today, we bring to you some tips and tutorials that will help you ace your Karwa Chauth makeup. Karva Chauth 2018 Hairstyle Inspiration: These Hairdo Ideas for Karwa Chauth Will Make Heads Turn!

On Karwa Chauth, married Hindu women dress up like brides and do the 16 shringaar – from primarily wearing red clothes, bangles, sindoor and applying mehndi. While decking up for any occasion makeup is crucial as without it the look is incomplete. Even if you just apply kohl and your favourite lipstick, that can-do wonders. But today we’ll show how you can do your makeup right from the start and the complete look. Read on to see some makeup tutorials and ideas on how to amp your glam quotient this Karwa Chauth 2018. 6 Gift Ideas for Husbands to Surprise Their Wives on Karwa Chauth.

Karwa Chauth 2018 Makeup Look Ideas

1. Get the Base Right: For any flawless makeup, the important step is to get the base i.e. foundation right. Since you might be out and surrounded with people, you may sweat. To avoid your makeup to get messy, use a light base oil-free foundation that gives you a medium to full coverage. Prep your skin before and apply a decent amount of foundation for an even-looking skin.

Shimmer eyeshadow for Karwa Chauth makeup. (Photo Credits: Instagram)

2. Shimmer/Glitter Eyeshadow: Festive looks are all about adding a little shimmer or glitter on the eyes. Glitter pigments like bronze, gold, copper and even rose gold will make you eye makeup pop out. However, do not over do it. Go for a neutral base and top it up with a shimmer eyeshadow. Avoid eyeshadow colours like pink, red or yellow as they can look jarring.

Karwa Chauth Makeup Tutorial 1

3. Glow Getter: Highlighting is the trend that is not going away anytime soon. Highlighting further enhances your natural glow and lifts the high points of your face. The areas to focus are cheekbones, the cupid’s bow and the bridge of your nose. Do not go berserk with highlighting as you do not wish to shine in the dark. You can also highlight the inner corner of your eyes. Highlighting shows really well on a matte base.

Karwa Chauth Makeup Tutorial 2

4. Luscious Bold Lips: If you are keeping your overall makeup neutral and subtle, enliven your look with a statement mouth. Red is your go to colour for the festival. It is bold and vivacious and perfect for a night occasion. Select the shade of red that matches your skin tone. For a sharp and neat application of lipstick, use a lip liner and fill in your lips and then apply your choice of lipstick with a brush for neat edges. Lip liner will also help stay the colour longer.

This Karva Chauth, impress your husband in a glamorous avatar. If done the right way, makeup can make you look like a diva in no time. But if you are not comfortable in doing your own makeup, make a salon appointment right away before everything gets booked. Also, one can keep their makeup basic and simple. Let us know in comments, if these makeup tips and tutorials have helped you achieve the Karwa Chauth look. Happy Karwa Chauth 2018!

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