Baby showers are fun — most associated with our all-time favourite sitcoms. Rachel from F.R.I.E.N.D.S and Lily from How I Met Your Mother ranking as the most iconic of the bunch. But unravelling unsolicited gifts from our BFFs before realising you don’t know much about parenting, and turning into a sob-story by the end of the party isn’t all that there is to this celebration — oops. Because you’ve got to do justice to that pre-baby glow, and quick!
There’s only one way to ace this look, and it’s by capitalising on that glow — but how do you put forth your best camera-ready self? Don’t overthink it. We’re putting together a step-by-step guide on recreating this look, and our muse is none other than the ever-glowing Alia Bhatt. Ahead — the simplest baby shower makeup look along with the finest makeup product reccos.
First — calm down. The stress isn’t good for the baby. You. You’re the baby. Now — take a deep breath. Because we have the prettiest baby shower makeup look for you to recreate.
You’re going to want to emulate a dewy-dumpling aesthetic to further play into your glow. Double-cleanse your face to eliminate any deep-seated impurities from within, and slather a scoop of moisturiser onto your skin to plump and hydrate your face. You can use a Gua Sha or ice-globe to massage your face right after. Puffiness during pregnancy is a reality; but these steps can help.
Use: MyGlamm Iridescent Brightening Foam Cleanser
This foam-based cleanser is power-packed with Rosehip Oil — rich in vitamins A, C, D and E, it builds into a rich, foamy lather, and addresses many concerns. It fights dryness, eliminates build-up, and protects the skin from environmental aggressors like sunlight and pollution. The cleanser is suitable for all types of skin, and leaves your face feeling rejuvenated and fresh instantly.
Use: MyGlamm GLOW Iridescent Brightening Moisturising Cream
Your cleanser must work in conjunction with your moisturiser. This Rosehip Oil-infused cream excels at inducing a glow in your skin, courtesy of all the vitamins and antioxidants simmering in it. It’s formulated with a hydro crystal complex to lock in moisture — endowing you with a softness and suppleness you’ve never felt before. It’s cruelty-free too. Add this formula to your cart ASAP
Dot a primer all over your face to set the base for your makeup, and extend the longevity of your look. Look for a primer containing hydrating ingredients (like Hyaluronic Acid, Rosehip Oil, or Camellia Oil) for a candle-lit, goddess-worthy base.
Use: MYGLAMM Tinted Perfection Face Primer
This matte-finish pore-minimiser is nothing less than a multi-tasker — it absorbs excess oil from the surface, evens out any roughness in your skin’s texture, and targets visible pores. Since it’s tinted, it endows your skin with a dewy, youthful-looking glow too — further playing into your radiance, prepping your face for the rest of the products.
You can mix a few pea-sized drops of your moisturiser with your foundation — or use a skincare-infused formula to further play into the dewiness. Don't forget to cover the neck as well.
Use: MyGlamm Treat Love Care Brightening Foundation
This formula delivers on its name. A skin-loving foundation, it’s infused with the benefits of vitamins and ingredients like clementine water to reinstate your glow, and nourish your skin. It is also deeply moisturising because of niosomes which are loaded with phytoceramides and yeast extracts that work hard to repair the epidermal structure. It’s neither too light nor too heavy — striking the perfect balance between the two.
Accentuate the shape of the brows with an eyebrow-pencil. Draw fine hair-like strokes on the brows instead of filling them in unnaturally, and tame the hair with an eyebrow-gel.
Use: MyGlamm LIT Brow Definer Pencil - Shook
This eyebrow pencil isn’t just equipped with pigment. Apart from exuding an ash-brown colour, it boasts of a built-in spoolie you can set your brows with once you’ve filled them in. Talk about versatility.
Brush your lashes with two or three coats of mascara — try holding the wand vertically, and applying the formula on individual lashes to avoid clumping.
Use: MyGlamm Twist It Up Mascara - Black
This jet-black mascara doesn’t just add volume to your lashes — it curls every individual lash as well. And because it’s built with an adjustable brush, it fits every eye-shape perfectly. Budge-proof and smudge-resistant, it boasts a rich colour payoff, and is vegan and cruelty-free.
Swipe a jet-black eyeliner on the lid, and you’re good to go.
Use: MyGlamm Jet Set Eyes Kajal Eyeliner — Noir
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To create a natural-looking flush, apply a rose-tinted blush on the apples of your cheeks — and just under the eyes — and keep blending until the pigment has lent a flush on your face. You can use your fingertips to do the blending instead of a brush.
Use: MyGlamm K.Play Flavoured Blush - Frozen Raspberry
Tease your cheeks with this blusher, and notice how it lends a soft-focus, rose-tinted flush to your face. If you like products infused with skincare, you’ve hit the jackpot with this one. Infused with Vitamin C, this blusher is loaded with antioxidants for the skin, and helps blur blemishes instantly
Dust highlighter over the high-points of the face— illuminate the nose, temples, cheekbones, and inner-corners of the eyes for effect.
Use: Myglamm Spotlight Illuminating Liquid - Stardust
This liquid-based highlighter trumps every other product. Just a pea-sized amount, and you’re sporting the prettiest sheer, glitter-studded veil sitting atop the high-points of the face.
Reach out for a soft shade of nude-brown, and apply it on the lips. You can layer the colour with a hydrating lip balm for a sheen.
Use: MyGlamm Lit Liquid Matte Lipstick - Rbomb
This is where skincare meets makeup. Since lip care is a routine in itself, you want to make sure everything you're applying on your lips is non-toxic and safe. This lipstick is infused with Moringa Oil — so your lips are always hydrated, supple, and healthy. It promises your lips an opaque, smooth, and crease-free application — and don’t worry. If you think this matte-textured lip-tint is going to make your lips sticky, this one’s an exception.
Acne flare-ups during pregnancy are legitimate, and excessive products can lead to unnecessary breakouts. Avoid going all in, and make sure you’re choosing non-toxic products while you’re at it.
Do cleanse and moisturise your face. This sets the base for your makeup, and eliminates dryness and spots — making your skin look smooth, bright, and crease-free throughout the day.
Drink lots of water — remember that hydration is key to a flawless base.
Honestly — this is the simplest makeup for baby shower, and it truly comes through.
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