Decoding Ravishing Looks For Raksha Bandhan
Raksha Bandhan is the auspicious occasion when every girl wants to look like an ethnic diva. While celebrating the festival of special bond between siblings, going traditional from tip to toe is the key to achieving the perfect festive look. If you desire to flaunt the best traditional attire and sport perfect makeup to stand out, read on as we decode the ultimate tips for you to look ravishing on the special day.
What To Wear
Deciding on the outfit to be worn on the auspicious occasion can be a bit tricky. But help is here, we would suggest picking an ethnic ensemble like designer anarkali suit, lehenga choli, saree, anarkali lehenga or anarkali with pants. We are crushing on this cold shoulder collared jacket style anarkali with lehenga. It’s perfect ensemble to flaunt this Raksha Bandhan.
You can also give your look an Indo-western twist with fusion attire. To slay festive look in a fusion outfit, this powder pink back trail anarkali is perfect as it can be teamed with pants or lehenga both.
Most women love to go with celeb inspired looks. This Raksha Bandhan, you too can wear this peach side slit georgette anarkali worn by the global icon Priyanka Chopra and look like a true ethnic diva.
Makeup transforms your look completely, so on a festive occasion, it makes sense to apply a little makeup. Before you begin applying makeup on your face, cleanse your face with a good scrub and then apply moisturizer. You must hide your blemishes using a concealer. Next step is to apply foundation; your foundation must be a shade lighter than your skin tone. Do not forget to blend it properly. After this, evenly apply compact powder on your face and do not leave the neck area. After this apply blush to your cheeks and finally little shimmer or highlighter would do the magic.
Let your eyes do the talking on this festive occasion. First, use a concealer or eye primer to hide your dark circles. Next, apply eyeliner in the cat eye or winged look. Fish tail and double winged eyeliner styles are also becoming popular, so go for any one of them for a dramatic look. Apply kajal and after that apply eye shadow depending on the colours of your outfit. And finish off your eye makeup with mascara to add volume to your eyes. You can also use false eyelashes.
A perfect pout is must for selfies and if you are a selfie queen then getting your pout right is essential. Use lip primer and lip balm before you line your lips with a lip pencil to give your lips a perfect shape. Then apply a matte lipstick matching your outfit as Rakhi is a day affair.
Festive occasion is the time to flaunt trendy manicured nails. You can opt for some mesmerizing nail art as per the colour and print of your traditional outfit. Glitter or stone embellished nails perfectly match with zari embroidered designer lehengas and anarkali suits. Then there are floral, marble, geometric and many more styles to try out.
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Trendy hairstyles go perfectly with traditional outfits. You can try buns, braids, pony tails, curled hair or just leave your hair open. You can try any of the quick and quirky hairdos and your stunning hairdo will match with the festive mood. Ultra chic puffed buns look amazing with designer anarkali suits. Also, you can try messy buns; they look amazing with ethnic ensembles. Other hairstyles to try out on the festive occasion are side-swept bun or side-braided pony.
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Accessorize To Add Some Bling
A festive occasion is the perfect time to add some bling to your look. Using a designer hair accessory, you can add more style to your hairstyle. Jewellery completes the traditional look, so team your traditional outfit with chaand balis, neckpiece, rings and bangles and look like a true ethnic diva.