Classic & Regal, 8 Banarasi Saree Makeup Looks That Are Absolutely Stunning

banarasi saree makeup look

What’s the first thing that comes to your mind when you think of a Banarasi saree? Regality, right? There’s something about the rich fabric that makes it stand out from the rest—nine yards of pure grace that definitely deserves to steal the spotlight. A classic saree needs to be paired with makeup looks that compliment it well. Whether it’s taking up the shine a notch or keeping things very subtle, you need to be a little wary to bring out the best in your ensemble. We’ve curated 8 gorgeous banarasi saree makeup looks that are anything but basic. Traditional, contemporary, and everything in between, take your pick from the array of banarasi saree makeup we have in-store for you.

Banarasi Saree Makeup Looks

Looking for the perfect banarasi saree makeup look? We’ve got you covered. Scroll down and bookmark them for your next occasion.


  1. A Subtle Wing

red banarasi saree makeup look

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Wearing a bright colour? This banarasi makeup look pairs really well with colours like red or pink. A winged liner paired with a pink lipstick, you’re good to go!

How To Create It


Step 1: Add Some Kajal


Create a soft winged eyeliner with your kajal pencil and smudge the ends a little. This’ll add a subtle smokey effect, without being too jarring.


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Jet Set Eyes Kajal Eyeliner in Noir

A semi-matte finish kajal that has been formulated to last the night, the creamy formula applies smoothly on your eyes and is enriched with natural antioxidants that help soothe and condition your eyes while delivering waterproof, smudge-proof results. It has an intense colour payoff and is perfect for everyday wear too.


Step 2: Wear A Blush


Dust on some pink blush to the apples of your cheeks and blend away.


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MyGlamm K.Play Flavoured Highlighter in Pink Rose


This dusty rose shimmer highlighter, gives your skin a radiant finish with a flush of pink. It comes with light-reflecting pigments that provide your skin with that flawless and subtle glow. It blends like a dream and gives your skin a natural radiance.


Step 3: Apply A Pink Lipstick


Add a bright, rosy pink lipstick to your pout to tie in the look.

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MyGlamm LIT Liquid Matte Lipstick in Riff Raff

A matte finish liquid lipstick that has a smooth and opaque application and is highly pigmented. Its formula is smudge-proof, transferproof, and lasts for up to 12 hours. Enriched with moringa oil, this liquid lipstick moisturises your lips and keeps them soft and supple all through the wear.



  1. Bold & Beautiful

bold banarasi saree makeup look

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This Benarasi saree makeup look strikes a balance between bold eyes and a subtle lip, giving the entire ensemble a touch of its own.


How To Create It


Step 1: Fill in your brows


This look requires your brows to be a little bold and out there. Start by filling in your brows with an eyebrow pencil. Brush them out for a more natural look.


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MyGlamm LIT Brow Definer Pencil


A soft eyebrow pencil that leaves you with natural looking brows. It leaves you with an intense colour in one swipe and lasts up to 9 hours. This eyebrow pencil also comes with a spoolie that helps blend things in for those perfect brows.



Step 2: Add Some Eyeshadow


Take a light pink hue and add it to your lids. Blend away for seamless effect.


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Popxo Makeup - 4 Eyeshadow Kit - Send Noods

A combination of matte and shimmer eyeshadows, this quad eyeshadow palette comes with highly pigmented and long-lasting colours. The formula is enriched with vitamin E and blends easily to create those pretty smokey eyes.



Step 3: Line Your Waterline


Using a kajal, make sure to line your waterline heavily. You want to create that dusty, smokey look so make sure to blend the waterline to soften the black a little.


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  1. Classic Wing

Classic banarasi saree makeup look

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Give your banarasi saree makeup look a touch of glam with this classic dramatic winged eyeliner. Think 60s makeup meets the modern everyday girl.


How To Create It


Step 1: Start With The Wing


This look wouldn’t be complete with a winged eyeliner. Using a liquid eyeliner create that dramatic wing on your upper lash line.


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Manish Malhotra Precision Liquid Felt Tip Eyeliner in Black Diamond


An intensely dark black eyeliner, this one comes with a tapered felt tip that is fluid and allows for precise application. It delivers a high-pigment wear that lasts for up to 24 hours. The formula is water-resistant and non-transferable, making this eyeliner the perfect go-to for every look.



Step 2: Apply A Pretty Nude Lipstick


Go in for a satin based nude lipstick that will add a bit of colour and shine to your pout.


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Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick in English Rose

A pink-purple hue that comes with an intense pigment and a smooth and glossy finish. It gives your pout a high coverage and the formula also offers UVB protection.



Step 3: Finish Off With A Highlighter


Apply a bit of highlighter to the highpoints of your face. This’ll add a little light and shimmer to your skin and give it that natural glow.


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MyGlamm POSE HD Highlighter Duo - Champagne | Rose Gold


A champagne rose gold duo, with an ultra shimmer finish, this highlighter leaves your skin with a translucent veil of light. It is lightweight and blends beautifully—the soft touch texture has shine control and leaves your skin with a glow.


4. Smokey Eye


Smokey eye banarasi saree makeup look

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This classic smokey look makes for a great pairing with your banarasi saree makeup. Pair it with some bold brows and a nude lip and you’re good to go!


How To Create It


Step 1 - Create A Smokey Eye


Create an intense smokey eye with an eyeshadow palette. Focus on hues like dark brown and black, with a touch of shimmer.


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POPxo Makeup 4 Eyeshadow Kit in Drama Queen


Create the perfect smokey eye look with this eyeshadow palette. It has a combination of mattes and shimmer eyeshadows that are highly-pigmented and long lasting. The formula is enriched with vitamin E and blends like a dream too.



Step 2 - Intensify With Mascara


Make sure to coat your lashes with mascara to give this banarasi saree makeup look that intense effect.


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MyGlamm Twist It Mascara


A 2-in-1 volumising and curling mascara, the formula comes with an intense colour payoff that is water-resistant, long-lasting, smudge-proof, and transfer-resistant. It leaves your lashes long and voluminous and comes with a bendy, adjustable brush that aids in application.


5. A Touch Of Gold


Gold banarasi saree makeup look

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A very traditional banarasi saree makeup look, this one is for those who don’t want to experiment too much. The gold smokey eye paired with a bright pout, ties in this rather traditional look together perfectly.


How To Create It:


Step 1: Apply Eyeshadow


Manish Malhotra 9 In 1 Eyeshadow Palette in Soiree


With a perfect mix of mattes, metallics, and iridescent hues, this eyeshadow palette comes together to create multiple gorgeous looks. With an excellent colour payoff the creamy are easily blendable and a double coating technology that allows you to create those dramatic, impactful eyes.



Step 2 - Add The Lipstick


Apply a creamy matte lipstick in a subtle pink hue to tie in the banarasi saree makeup look.


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MyGlamm LIT Creamy Matte Lipstick in Mai Tai


A deep rose pink hue that comes in a creamy matte formula and has an intense colour payoff. Its demi-matte finish is long-lasting and is enriched with a special blend of mineral and plant waxes for a smooth and precise application. 



6. No Makeup Makeup


banarasi saree no makeup look

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This banarasi saree makeup look focuses on the base and your skin, while keeping the rest of your look quite simple and subtle.


How To Create It


Step 1: Apply A Primer


Apply a matte base to your skin—this’ll help create that seamless look and will blur any imperfections.


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Manish Malhotra Luminous Moisturising Primer

This oil-free cream primer comes with a lightweight formula that leaves your skin with a soft-focus effect and minimises the appearance of pores. It has hyper-luminescent micro pearls that leave your skin with an unmatched radiance. It hydrates and nourishes the skin and is sweat, humidity, and water-resistant.


Step 2: Set The Base


Apply a creamy matte foundation to your skin to even out your skin tone and give your skin that touch of natural radiance.


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MyGlamm Pose HD Foundation Stick


A matte stick foundation with a creamy formula, this one glides super smoothly on your skin.  It has a medium to high coverage and is formulated with nourishing and hydrating ingredients like shea butter, jojoba oil, and vitamin E. This foundation has a lightweight satin texture that is available in 10 shades. The silicone dioxide microspheres blur imperfections to create that soft focus effect. This also doubles up as a bronzer, concealer, highlighter or contour. It’s perfect for all skin types.



7. In The Pink


Pink banarasi saree makeup look

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A simple, subtle, yet oh-so-captivating banarasi saree makeup look, this one is apt for when you want your saree to do the talking.


How To Create It


Step 1: Add An Eyeshadow


Add a subtle pink or coral eyeshadow to your lids and blend it to create a seamless monochromatic eye.


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POPxo Makeup 4 Eyeshadow Kit in Hot Mess


Add a pop of colour to your eyes with this eyeshadow palette. It has a combination of mattes and shimmer eyeshadows that are highly-pigmented and long lasting. The formula is enriched with vitamin E and blends like a dream too.



Step 2: Line Your Waterline With Kajal


Tie in the eyes by finely lining your waterline with a dark black kajal.


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Step 3: Apply Lipstick


Finish this banarasi saree makeup look by applying a rose pink lipstick.


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Ultimatte Long-Stay Matte Lipstick - Showgirl


A matte finish lipstick that comes with a transfer-proof formula that lasts for up to 12 hours. The formula is enriched with shea butter, jojoba, almond oil, and vitamin E, and is comfortable, lightweight, and can be worn comfortably all day long.



8. Clean Cut


Clean banarasi saree makeup look

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This classic banarasi saree makeup look keeps things fresh and pretty. The intense brows paired with a simple eyeliner and a nude coral lip complements the intensity of the saree.


How To Create It


Step 1: Apply Concealer


Apply concealer to blemishes, under eyes, and any marks on your face, to even out your skin’s texture. Make sure to blend away to create that seamless look.


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MyGlamm Super Serum Concealer


Where skincare meets makeup, this concealer is formulated with hyaluronic acid and Carica papaya extracts and it does more than just conceal. It has hydrating and antioxidant properties that help treat your skin too! The lightweight texture has a buildable coverage that helps blur imperfections and dark circles, without looking and feeling too heavy on the skin. Its hydra-fit technology delivers long-wear comfort and provides your skin with a natural satin finish too.


Step 2: Add An Eyeliner


Using a fine tip liquid eyeliner to create a small kitten eye. Make sure that it’s not too dramatic.


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MyGlamm Lit Glossy Liquid Eyeliner in Black Party

A classic liquid eyeliner that gives you a glossy finish. It is formulated to last 24 hours without smudging or melting away. It has a rich colour payoff, is ultra pigmented, and is super lightweight on your eyes. The flexi-tip brush allows for precise application and defined lines, making those wings far easier to create.


Banarasi sarees deserve banarasi saree makeup looks that really stand out and complement the regality of the nine yards of pure grace. These makeup for banarasi saree looks are sure to get heads turning—whether you’re looking to wear them to a dinner or a party, they’re definitely worth the effort.


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