What's your best beauty look? The perfect red lip? Power brows? Or bold eyeliner and sooty shadow? We’d say, all that and more. Your best beauty look is much like a power suit, and your skin tonefair, wheatish or mediumdoesn’t really matter at all. Beauty speaks the same language everywhere and all you need are a few well-chosen go-to essentials to create that impactful look. So here goes, my set of seven favorites to create a statement look whatever your skin tone.
An All-In-One Balm
This multipurpose makeup product is a must in every vanity. Does doubleeven quadrupleduty as a cuticle and elbow salve, highlighter for cheekbones, gloss for eyelids, and eyebrow groomer. A fab blend of pure Cocoa Butter, Mustard Oil, the bark of the Arjun tree and Indian butter, it nourishes skin and fades scars and stretch too. Carry it in your bag for touch-ups or extra hydration through the day.
A Versatile Eyeshadow Palette
Whatever your skin tone, this one’s got you covered. Want to go neutral or bold? Understated or out and about glam? Thirty shades of matte, glimmer and sheen combine for an every which-way smoky eye. From the lightest of brightening base colours to the darkest, most daring shades of navy, black and green and everything in between.
A Liner Duo For A Killer Gaze
Cat eyes are as old as Cleopatra, and if they don’t exude glam and power, nothing does. Start by mapping the shape of the wing with kajal, tracing along your upper lashline and winging out the outer corners. Then trace over with this fab, smudge-free, quick-dry and fade-proof liquid liner for added drama. Scared? Practice makes perfect.
One Lip Palette. Endless Possibilities
Nothing brightens up your face like a bold lip. Instead of being stuck with a lippie that ‘suits’ your skin tone, why not pick up a lip palette and mix-and-match different colors depending on your mood. Take your pick of 24 stunning and highly pigmented reds and pinks including 8 mattes and 16 sheers designed as a portable palette for on the go. Added bonus: If you need a bit of color on your cheeks, a little dab of a hue from the palette and you’re done!
A long lash look is timeless, just like a bold lip. For most women, mascara is a makeup essential that holds the key to instantly pop open your eyes on sleep deprived mornings or make you dolled-up for a night out. In fact, investing in a good formula like this one will give you an exaggerated fringe, the trend that’s ruling the runways for the last couple of seasons. This pick gives you multiples lash volume without clumping. Water-proof and smudge resistant as well.
A Grown-Up Glow Stick
Who doesn’t love highlighter, but whatever your skin tone, you’ve got to find the balance between glowy and oily. So, simply apply to your T-zone and the high points of the facecheekbones and bridge of nose and chin for that angelic, dewy effect. Plus, it’s enriched with Jojoba Seed Oil, Shea Butter, Cocoa Seed Butter, and Grape Seed Oil extracts.
A Brush To Blend It All In
A great look doesn’t stop at cosmetics. You also need the perfect tool to blend it all in for a flawless finish. Here’s a multipurpose makeup brush we’re loving. Dab on tricky corners and curves on your face to blend makeup, brighten your look and make everything look airbrushed and matte. Perfect!
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