Janmashtami is around the corner, and that means it’s time to archive, bookmark, and save all your outfit and makeup inspo in preparation for upcoming festivities. And with Janmashtami, a beauty selfie is always mandatory, so after studying the tidal wave of scene-stealing beauty moments on IG, we’ve rounded up the ~lewks~ that’ll get you on the hook. Keep scrolling for Janmashtami makeup looks that are guaranteed to score you a never-ending stream of compliments.
To help you find your ~lewk~ for Janmashtami, we’ve rounded up the 8 prettiest Krishna Janmashtami makeup ideas on Instagram. They’ll go perfectly with your ethnic attire.
Glitter for Janmashtami celebration? Hell yes! The spotlight on glitter-bedecked eyes is shining brighter than ever and Janmashtami gives the opportunity to give this trend a go. All you need to do is cover your lids with a layer of glitter primer, then dab on loose eye glitter, pack it on, or keep it sheer based on your beauty aesthetic. Complete the look by pairing it with balmy lipstick and glowy skin.
MyGlamm Recommends: Spotlight Illuminating Liquid - Stardust
Calling out all glow-lovin’ queens: If you want skin that radiates so much that your glow-factor gives the sun a run for its money, this is the highlighter to call on.
It’s all about accentuating the inner corner of your eyes. Inner corner accents are dominating the beauty verse right now and it’s an easy way to take your glam game up a notch. If you gravitate towards classics, this might be your favourite way to sport the trend. Using champagne gold eyeshadow on the inner corner of your eyes will help you make a statement. Pair it with glowing skin and glossy lips to make your look feel fresh and new. Don’t forget to coat your lashes with mascara for some extra drama!
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Eyeshadow palette with 6 matte and 6 shimmer shades
We drool over this palette because of its versatility. Looking for an eyeshadow palette that does everything all at once? This is the one to pick. With neutrals, browns, and shimmery hues, it’s perfect for getting creative with your eye makeup look this festive season.
MyGlamm Recommends: Twist It Mascara
NGL, but it’s pretty tough to find an affordable natural mascara that slays the game. This makeup product has everything we love about mascaras - it will curl and lengthen your lashes and give them a nice, clump-free volume that stays put no matter what! Additionally, you’ll never see it flake off, clump ,or mascara goop on your lashes!
Go Old Bollywood glam by pairing bright red lips with bold, winged liner. A makeup look like this one is guaranteed to rake in the compliments.
MyGlamm Recommends: Clean Beauty Chamomile Liquid Eyeliner
This eyeliner is legit going to be your go-to for a night out with your gal gang. It literally doesn't move - no matter how many sweaty bars you go to that night. If you prefer a matte eye over a glossy line, this is the liquid eyeliner to call on.
The ‘90s are back and bigger than ever, so it's no surprise that this all-over nude makeup moment is a hit right now, too. Gloss your lids with sparkly shadow if you want to take your look up a notch.
MyGlamm Recommends: Magic Potion - Unicorn
Meet the highlighter that’ll beat all other highlighters. It has a multi-dimensional iridescent shade that will leave your cheeks with a mystical glow. Yup, it is highly possible that this purple-silver-pink highlighting liquid is your soulmate. Who needs Tinder, eh?
You can’t go wrong with kohl-rimmed eyes and ultra-long lashes for the Janmashtmi makeup look. It’s cute, classic, and super easy to do. Prep your makeup base by applying a layer of primer followed by a foundation and concealer. Using a kohl liner, line the upper and lower water lines of your eyes for a fuller look. Dab some golden shadow on your eyelids. Apply a couple of layers of mascara. Finish the look with a makeup setting spray and you’re sure to turn heads.
MyGlamm Recommends: Jet Set Eyes Kajal Eyeliner - Noir
If you’re looking for a smudge-proof kajal eyeliner that won’t break your bank account, you can’t go wrong with this A+ product. It’s super pigmented and glides smoothly, which makes it truly a gem.
The shimmery gold eyeshadow is the “ideal “ choice for anyone who wants to go all out in the beauty department. Use a shimmery gold eyeshadow to create this jaw-dropping look. Apply a thin liner to the upper lash line and smudge it using a thin brush. Then, layer on a few coats of curling mascara.
MyGlamm Recommends: Manish Malhotra 9-In-1 Eyeshadow Palette In Soiree
Compact Eyeshadow Palette with 9 shades in Matte, Metallic & Foil Finishes
No exaggeration, this eyeshadow will leave your eyes looking like they’ve been licked by a unicorn. This 9-in-1 eyeshadow palette is guaranteed to make your eye makeup go viral. The pigment melts into skin instantly, one swipe delivers a full shot of colours to lids.
MyGlamm Recommends: Chisel It Contour Kit - Face Value
This contour kit is one of the best palettes available in the market and is perf for Indian skin tones.
Save the bright-red lipstick for Navratri and opt for a rusty, brick-red lipstick like this for Janmashtami celebrations. It has warm brown undertones that feel super regal and are ultra-flattering too. All you need is this all-star lipstick to ape this makeup look.
If you want to keep your makeup nice and simple for Janmashatmi, go ahead and recreate this all-over glowy situation. Just dab a little pink or peach cream blush on the apples of your cheeks and blend it up towards your temples using your fingers, if you’re exacting, match your pout with your eyeshadow and lipstick.
MyGlamm Recommends: Tinted Perfection Brightening Banana Primer
This one is a loved product for all good reasons. The multi-action formula blurs pores and manages excess oil so your base is in place. The tinted formula will prolong your makeup and give an instant brightness boost and there’s a subtle hint of yellow to revive dull, tired skin. We’re obsessed!
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Extra Glossy, Instant Plumping & Nourishing Lip Gloss
Fake the look of $$$ fillers with this volumising lip gloss that's formulated with ginger and bell-peppers for immediate volume. Add this to your cart and Kylie-Esque pout will be yours minus a trip to the plastic surgeon's office.
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Bookmark these Janmashtami makeup looks to make a statement this festive season.
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