10 Diwali Makeup Looks You Need To Try This Year!


Diwali is just around the corner and that means a whole lot of pujas, family gatherings and parties. While you may have already picked your outfits for all 5 days, we’re pretty sure you haven’t given much thought to your face makeup for Diwali. With so many festivities lined back to back, why not change your Diwali makeup with looks that will leave you looking gorgeous and feeling glamorous. It doesn’t matter if you’re a pro at makeup or even if you’re a newbie, we’ve got five makeup for Diwali looks that will highlight your personality and let your true self shine. Makeup brings out the best in you and changes the way you feel, so you can even mix and match each makeup for Diwali look and steal the show. Whether you feel like a badass rebel or a sweet girl next door, we all have these qualities in us so why not bring it out with the right makeup for Diwali look.  

Diwali Makeup Looks

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Diwali is one of the most beautiful festivals celebrated in India & some parts of the world. To look your best on an important occasion like Diwali, we’ve got you covered with some of the best Diwali makeup looks!

Diwali Makeup Look for The Boujee Girl a.k.a The Diva

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The boujee girl is someone who’s high-class or loves expensive things. For this Diwali makeup look, you can bring out your boujee side by adding some gold to your makeup. A swipe of gold foil over your eyelids paired with a highlighted face and red lipstick will make everyone believe that you were born with that elite swag.

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Manish Malhotra 9 in 1 Eyeshadow Palette

This is a complete eyeshadow palette that has got 9 beautiful matte, metallic, & foil finish shades. From giving an excellent immediate colour payoff to easy blending ability, this eyeshadow palette is just fab!

LIT Creamy Matte Lipstick - Blood Mary

The LIT Creamy matte lipstick in the shade ‘Blood Mary’ gives a demi-matte finish, creamy texture, immediate colour payoff, and an easy application.

Diwali Makeup Look for the Girl Next Door

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At first glance, everyone can be the girl next door with the right makeup. For your Diwali pujas, tone down the heavy makeup for diwali and opt for a minimal makeup look that is not only subtle but also enhances your features. Be admired by everyone in the room with this minimalistic Diwali makeup look. A primer and foundation to even out your skin tone, a fine kohl liner on your lower waterline to brighten up your eyes, a hint of blush to add a bit of colour to your cheeks, a little of highlighter, and nude coloured lipstick to complete this oh-so-natural look.

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Treat Love Care Brightening Foundation

The Treat Love Care Brightening Foundation is enriched with yeast extracts and vitamins. From giving quite a buildable coverage to a luminous finish, this foundation is simply amazing.

MyGlamm K.Play Flavoured Highlighter

Looking for a fab makeup product that’ll add that dose of shine to your face? This highlighter is for you! This highlighter blends effortlessly, offers an easy application, and amplifies the skin’s natural radiance.

Diwali Makeup Look for the Rebel

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Society’s views and opinions are the least of your concern and you love doing what makes you happy. Since norms don’t appeal to you, but breaking them does, for your Diwali makeup look why not show everyone what a badass you are by opting for a look that’s bold, dramatic and also brings the shock factor. A dramatic smoky cat eye along with bright red lips will definitely awake the rebel in you. Embrace your rebel side with this Diwali makeup look while looking glamorous AF.

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POPxo 12 Eyeshadow Kit

This is a super-duper eyeshadow kit comprising 6 mattes and 6 shimmer shades. The colours are long-lasting, highly pigmented, and blend easily!

Diwali Makeup Tip For The Stylista

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You’re someone who always knows the latest trends and you’re not afraid to even create your own. You dress to impress and we’ve got the best makeup for Diwali tip for you. This Diwali, make a statement and enchant everyone with a Deepavali makeup look that will have everyone copying you. Go for the ombre eye look. For your Diwali party, apply a blend of several tints and line your upper lids with black eyeliner. Since this look is already bold opt for a subtle lipstick shade. 

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MyGlamm LIT Glossy Liquid Eyeliner

The MyGlamm LIT Glossy liquid eyeliner in the shade ‘Black party’ is what you have been looking for! This eyeliner gives a glossy finish, all-day comfort, rich colour payoff, and precise application!

MyGlamm LIT Liquid Matte Lipstick - Swinger

This lipstick and the shade have won many hearts. Moringa oil-enriched lipstick gives a smooth and opaque application and long-lasting ability.

Diwali Makeup Look for the Semi-Traditional Girl


You love following traditions when you have to but you also love adding a little modern twist to them. For your Diwali makeup look, opt for holographic eyelids. Matte foundation, maroon lips, blushed cheeks, neatly lined eyes and brown matte eyeshadow is the traditional makeup look with any saree. Add your own personal touch to this Diwali look by applying a pearlescent highlighter over your eyeshadow and get an out of this world look. 

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MyGlamm Magic Potion 

This Multidimensional Pearlescent Roll On is available in three unique and magical shades. From giving your skin a sparkling luminosity, and hydrating feeling, to an easy application, this magic potion roll-on is simply fab!

Diwali Makeup Look For Oh-So Glam Girl

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If you’re someone who loves to experiment & wants to go the unique way, this simple makeup for Diwali is for you! For this Diwali makeup look, you can bring out a glam-sham look by starting with a BB foundation stick. A swipe of highlighter all over the face with some tint on the lips is all you need for this Diwali makeup look.

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Clean Beauty Argan Oil BB Foundation Stick

This BB foundation stick is powered with 68% natural ingredients such as Argan oil and functional fillers. Available in 3 amazing shades, this foundation stick gives a matte finish, high blend-ability, and long-lasting ability, nourishes, protects, & hydrates the skin. Not only this, but it also minimizes pores and wrinkles optically.

LIT Lip & Cheek Rouge

The LIT Lip & cheek rouge is an all-in-one tint for lips and cheeks. It nourishes the skin and gives a high-colour payoff, a buildable sheen, and an instant flush of colour to the face.

Spotlight Illuminating Liquid Highlighter

If you are looking for something that would add that soft dewy look to your face, this liquid highlighter is for you! From giving a diffused light effect, a buildable highlight, to adding radiance to reducing the appearance of pores & wrinkles, this highlighter is quite amazing!

Diwali Makeup Look For Glitz & Glam Bold You

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Diwali is the perfect time to add perfect glitz & glam to your overall look. To amp up the look, you can also add some bold colours to your face. For a fab Diwali party, start with applying foundation & concealer, put on some bronzer, dab some blush & highlighter, & wear a dark shade of lipstick. To finish off the look, go with painting your eyelids in shimmery eyeshadow shades & coating your eyelashes with a voluminous mascara.


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Total Makeover FF Cream Foundation Palette

The FF cream foundation palette is available in so many different shades. From giving a soft matte finish, medium to high buildable coverage, to smoothening effect, this palette is quite amazing!



The POSE HD Bronzer DUO is everything you need to add that perfect contour to your face. This bronzer blurs imperfections and gives an effortless blending & matte finish.


Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick- Regal Crimson

The MM Hi-Shine lipstick in the shade ‘Regal Crimson’ would be perfect for your boldly glitz & glam look! It gives high coverage & glossy shine with UVB protection!

Manish Malhotra Mascara

This is quite a classic volumizing & defining mascara that gives a false lash effect, an easy application and has that softening formula too.

Diwali Makeup Look For Purple Glaze

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This purple glaze Diwali makeup look is everything you need to try for your next Diwali bash! All you need to do for this look is to wear foundation, blush, purple shade of lipstick with some eyeshadow on the eyelids in a similar-looking shade. And guess what? You’re done!

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MyGlamm LIT Creamy Matte Lipstick - French 75

Diwali is the perfect time to add perfect glitz & glam to your overall look. To amp up the look, you can also add some bold colours to your face. For a fab Diwali party, start with applying foundation & concealer, put on some bronzer, dab some blush & highlighter, & wear a dark shade of lipstick. To finish off the look, go with painting your eyelids in shimmery eyeshadow shades & coating your eyelashes with a voluminous mascara.


MyGlamm Recommends:

Total Makeover FF Cream Foundation Palette

‘French 75’ creamy matte lipstick is a beautiful pinkish purple lipstick shade. This lipstick offers a demi-matte finish, immediate colour release, & a smooth application.


POPxo 12 Eyeshadow Kit - Vibe Check

The POPxo eyeshadow kit in the shade ‘Vibe Check’ is a fab combination of 6 matte and 6 shimmers, mostly pink and purple shades. The colours are highly pigmented, blend easily, and are quite trendy too!

Diwali Makeup Look For Little Lash Drama & Nude Lips

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If you are someone who likes to keep it a little extra minimal for functions, this Diwali special makeup look is for you. Opt for only a base of foundation mixed with some moisturiser, little eyelash drama, & just a simple nude lipstick shade.


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Butterliscious Liquid Matte Lipstick - ROSÉ

This liquid matte lipstick in this nude shade is apt for achieving this Diwali special makeup look. This lipstick gives a creamy application and matte finish. Not only this, but it also can be applied on the cheeks as well.


Twist It Mascara

The MyGlamm Twist IT Mascara is a volumizing & curling mascara that gives an intense black payoff and stays for long on the eyelashes. Try coating your eyelashes once for that less dramatic eye effect.

Diwali Makeup Look For That Red Pout

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Another fab Diwali makeup look is the red pout makeup look. All you require is to keep the rest of the makeup as minimal as possible while painting your lips in a deep red lipstick shade.


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Manish Malhotra Hi-Shine Lipstick - Red Carpet


The MM Hi-Shine lipstick in the shade ‘Red carpet’ is a beautiful tomato red shade. From giving high coverage, glossy shine, and UVB protection to a smooth finish, this is the best lipstick for every woman who loves red!

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So, now that you have got a sense of the best Diwali makeup looks to try this year, why wait then? Choose the best one, prepare yourself up, gather all the essentials, and make your Diwali all glammed up with our looks!


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