Bollywood Bride Look Tutorial by Karuna Chani Makeup

DESIblitz teams up with South Asian Bridal Makeup expert, Karuna Chani to give you beautiful brides-to-be a glamorous Bollywood look for your wedding!

Stunning Bollywood Bridal makeup look

Eyebrows are the one thing you can get in shape without exercising!

For years, Bollywood has been the inspiration for many glamorous Desi brides on their wedding day.

We all want to look and feel like a Bollywood heroine, but finding the right makeup look that suits you can be a challenge.

With that in mind, DESIblitz has teamed up with KC Makeup to create the perfect Bollywood Bride look just for you!

Take a look at our stunning Bollywood Bridal tutorial below and find out how you can achieve the same look.

1. The Base ~ The Face

First things first, you need to get a good base going! After cleaning and moisturising your face, apply foundation that matches your skin tone.

Be sure to tap it in and blend with a sponge, brush or even both!

To keep your face nice and matte, layer on some translucent powder as a top coat.

KC products used: Fenty Beauty Match Stix Foundation in Wheat; Fenty Beauty
Contour/Highlight/Blush trio in Bamboo/Mocha/Trippin’; Artis brushes; Makeup Forever Ultra HD Powder

It is all about the highlight this upcoming season, and KC suggests skipping the bronzer and going heavy on the highlight!

Match your makeup to the celebratory vibe with glowing skin by lightly dusting some sparkle on the tip of your nose, cheekbones and chin for that extra twinkle on your face.

KC products used: Huda Beauty 3D Highlight Palette

2. The Focus ~ The Eyes

Next, we move to the main focus of the face – the eyes! To frame the face properly, fill in your brows for a full and dense look.

Eyebrows are the one thing you can get in shape without exercising! Bringing all the balance to your face that you could ever need, make sure yours are a work of arch!

KC products used: Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Wiz Pencil in Soft Brown

Classic smoky eyes never fail to stun! But this season, bold brides are ditching the traditional black and going straight for gold.

This is a trend that is flattering on all skin tones, and will have every Bollywood bride feeling like a glowing goddess on her special day!

Instead of pairing lids with matte shadows, opt for more metallic tones and shimmery shades. Start with the lightest shade covering the lid as a base, and build on top of that.

As your colours go darker and deeper, keep them on the outer edge of the eye to add the right amount of drama to the face. What a way to bring subtle, but show-stopping colours into play!

KC products used: Huda Beauty Rose Gold and Desert Dusk Palettes

Next, you want to line the top of your lids with eyeliner for a more intense look.

To keep the focus on the eyes, add a pair of voluminous lashes with medium weight, so they don’t overpower the rest of the face.

After all, lashes do speak louder than words (sometimes)! Line underneath the eyes as well, but very softly – to maintain a diffused look.

KC products used: Bobbi Brown Black Ink Gel Eyeliner; Velour Eyelashes

3. The Pop ~ The Lips

Time to let your lips do the talking. Coat your pout with a bold lipstick, layering it on from corner to corner.

To really add emphasis, outline your lips with some concealer. This is also a lifesaver when you need to cover up those unwanted blemishes!

KC products used: NARS Dragon Girl Lipstick; Giorgio Armani Corrector #2

Watch the full tutorial here:


Karuna Chani (KC) is an internationally recognised makeup artist, image and skin care consultant, known for her fashion-forward makeup looks and ability to perfectly ‘marry’ eastern cultural elements with western beauty trends.

KC is often sought out for that timeless bridal look with a contemporary twist, and is sharing some of her greatest tips, tricks, and trends for 2018!

We hope this cheat code to the latest Indian bridal makeup trends serves you well and helps you serve up a killer ‘Bollywood Bridal’ look for your big day!

Nazhat is an ambitious 'Desi' woman with interests in news and lifestyle. As a writer with a determined journalistic flair, she firmly believes in the motto "an investment in knowledge pays the best interest," by Benjamin Franklin.

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