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Holi Makeup Looks That Will Help You Stand Out

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Holi is merely a few days away, and you know what that means- drenching others (and yourself) in water and colours and having a gala time with friends and family. Holi also marks the start of spring and a time for new beginnings so while you’re out making changes to your life, don’t forget to revamp your makeup bag as well. Since it’s the new season, it’s time to put your winter makeup looks away and embrace your Holi makeup looks. So, keep those boring neutrals and monochromes at bay and add a splash of colour to your makeup.

It doesn't matter whether or not you choose to participate in the Holi festivities, these are the best Holi makeup looks the Internet has to offer.

Different Types Of Holi Makeup Look

With Holi almost here, your makeup looks need to be fun and interesting just like the occasion. We say it’s finally time to talk about our favourite glam report: the trendiest holi makeup looks to rock this year!

Pink Eyes, Hypnotise!

Pink eyeshadow is going viral and you have got numerous day and night looks using the hue. You might think that pink eyeshadow is a little too intense and bold for you, but some of the looks seem doable and like what we’d wear for a night out. It’s romantic and flirty and classic all at the same time making it a perfect Holi makeup look.

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How to get the look

Step 1: Apply a layer of primer to ace a luminous base. Once done with the foundation, apply a creamy concealer to cover any uneven patches, then dab setting powder only on areas where you tend to get oily a tapered brush to retain the glow.

 

Step 2: Smooth on an eye primer to prep those lids for makeup. Then apply a nude pink eyeshadow all over your eyelids and crease. Next, use a clean blending brush to diffuse the edges. Take the same shade on a precise brush and run it along your lower lash line. 

Step 3: Dap a few dots of peach blush that matches the eyeshadow tone on the apple of your cheeks and blend it away. 

Step 4: Curl your lashes and coat them with a volumizing mascara. Alternatively, you can also go for falsies of your choice.

Step 5: To perfect the pout, all you need is a lipstick in a nude hue.

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Pose HD Lipstick Nude Pink

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Lilac Shadow To Turn Heads

This plummy shadow look features pink undertones to channel a ‘70-worthy look. Finish the holi makeup look with a neutral, my lips but better lip colour and you are sure to make a head-turning statement. 

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How to get the look

Step 1: Prep your skin using a moisturiser or a serum. Then apply a primer. We recommend using a formula that gives your skin a lit-from-within glow. Next, follow it up with a serum-infused formula, or mixing a few drops of facial oil to your foundation will also do the trick.

Step 2: All you need to do is apply a transition shade on the outer crease of your eyes, then follow it with a purple eyeshadow to fill in the center of your eyelid. Accentuate your eyes by applying eyeliner. Don’t forget to coat your lashes with mascara.

Step 3: Just dap a few dots of cream blush on the apple of your cheeks and blend, try to blend all the harsh edges before the product dries out. Apply a liquid highlighter on the high point of your face including your cheekbones and the bridge of your nose to get the glow of your dreams.

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Smokey Eyes, Nude Lips

This classic holi makeup look is straight-up art. If you’ve been considering trying red smokey eye makeup, Holi is the day to do it. It’s timeless and looks super gorgeous on everyone. 

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How to get the look

Step 1: Moisturise your face, then use a primer to prep your skin. Follow it up with a foundation and concealer of your choice.

Step 2: Grab an eyeshadow brush to blend a dark brown eyeshadow shade out on the outer crease of your eyes and below your lash line too. Then, apply a red eyeshadow on your eyelids using a flat shader brush. Apply some red glitter on the center and some silver eyeshadow on the inner corner of your eyes and tight line your lower waterline using nude kohl. Coat your lashes in mascara or stick on a pair of falsies. 

Step 3: Use a blush and highlighter to enhance your best features. Then, coat your lips in your favourite nude lip shade to make an eye-catching statement.

Unicorn-Inspired Makeup To Break The Internet

If you’re looking for a perfect Holi makeup look to wear with your white kurta, try Katie’s soft wash of colour on your eyes, which can be dressed up or down. The more you blend out the pigment with a fluffy makeup brush, the softer and more diffused the finish, so spend some time with this one. 

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How to get the look

Step 1: Begin by prepping your skin with a glow-boosting moisturiser. Then, buff a little layer of an illuminating. Make sure you don’t forget the neck area. Use a damp sponge for your foundation to get a gorgeous finish. Dot and blend concealer under the eyes and on any scars or blemishes you wish to cover.

Step 2: Smooth the eye primer across the lids and let it set. Next, sparkly liquid lilac shadow and apply it all over your lids. Apply a cat eyeliner to enhance your peepers.

Step 3: Add warmth to your face by using a bronzing powder across the temples, hairline and jawline, and sculpt the face by applying the cream contour along the hollows of your cheeks. Then, pop an illuminating blush on the apple of your cheeks.

Step 4: Just prep your lips. Fill it in with a nude brown lipstick. 

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Who’s Got The Green?

 

Your social circle will definitely notice a work of art like this, it’s a perf holi makeup look. 

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How to get the look

Step 1: Begin by prepping your base with illuminating base products.

Step 2: For the eyes, take an emerald green eyeshadow and glitter green eyeliner. Apply the green shadow across your eyelids and accentuate the look by tracing a green liner along your lower and upper lash line. Complete the makeup look by applying a peach lip gloss

Step 3: Finish the look by pairing it with a peach-brown lip gloss.

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The Orange Feast

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Whether you go with tangerine, persimmon, or a light sherbet shade, orange eyeshadow will be the real star of your holi makeup look. The hue serves as a one-stop-shop to create a stunning beauty look without too much upkeep. And this isn’t our delusional thinking either, we’ve been spotting orange eyeshadow on the lids of our fave celebs too. 

How To Get The Look

Step 1: Pamper your skin with a face mask, follow it with primer to create a silky, smooth canvas. Then, apply an oil-free foundation to create a radiant but matter base.  Once done with the foundation, apply a creamy concealer to cover any uneven patches.

Step 2: Apply an apricot-hued eyeshadow all over the lids, blended slightly into the crease and lower lash line. Next, pick an eyeliner to apply winged eyeliner.

Step 3: For the lips, choose a hi-shine nude pink lipstick to amp up the look. Finally, use a makeup setting spritz for an extra dose of glow. 

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Coral Shadow For A Flattering Look

Nothing says spring like a light-coral hue. This soft-pink eye look is perfect for any occasion, but we'll most likely be re-creating it for a brunch with friends. To get the holi makeup look, start with a highly pigmented eyeshadow, then set it with matte powder pigment in one of the shades above. 

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How To Get The Look

Step 1: If you have dry skin, start with a spray mist and then pop a facial oil on your skin, focusing on high points of your face.  For the gorgeous natural glow, apply an illuminating primer before going ahead with complexion products like concealer or foundation. Next, choose a dewy foundation as your base and buff it on the skin with a brush. Dot concealer under the eyes and on areas where you may need it, and until it melts into the skin. 

Step 2: Take a nude coral eyeshadow and apply it all over your lids and along the lower lash line. Blend! Next, curl your lashes and coat them in volumizing mascara.

Step 3: Apply a layer of your lipstick that has the same tone as that of your blush and eyeshadow. 

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