There can be numerous situations where you'll be needing to do your own makeup. It's not always possible to spend hours in the salon or book a makeup artist to do even the simplest of looks. Be it for homely pre-wedding ceremonies or post-wedding parties and dinner, one must always know how to do a basic finished look without much hassle.
While you can learn from hundreds of tutorials on what kind of makeup you want, it's important to know what products to have at first. So, we've created this basic checklist of makeup products you ought to have in your bridal kit to be able to ace a sophisticated makeup look. (Who says you need to be a pro at it.)
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After washing and cleaning your face begin by moisturizing your face well with a moisturizer that’s apt for your skin type.
Biotique Morning Nectar
Clinique Moisture Surge Intense Skin Fortifying Hydrator
Prep up your skin for further layers of makeup by applying a primer to your skin. A face primer evens out your skin by filling in the pores and fine lines. This helps your foundation in gliding over the skin smoothly.
Incolor 24 k Gold Gel Primer
NYX Studio Perfect Photo-Loving Primer
Another mandatory essential that a foundation is, it is the base of your makeup. You got to have one!
L'Oreal Paris Infallible 24hr Stay Fresh Foundation
Maybelline New York Fit Me Matte + Poreless Foundation
To mask those dark circles, blemishes and other spots concealer is a must have. Basically, all that primed face and base you created won’t look as glam and flawless without that concealer of yours as it should.
Maybelline New York Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circles
Bobbi Brown Instant Full Cover Concealer
A compact is used to set up all those layers you created on your face. If you’re a pro at using loose powders go ahead with them and if not, a good compact should be your go-to.
Make Up For Ever HD Pressed Powder
NOTE Luminous Silk Compact Powder
Highlighters are a must. Period. Even if you want to miss out on all that contouring do not skip out on highlighting. A shiny nose tip, cheekbones, your cupid’s bow, and your temple would without a doubt give that much needed dewy and glowy look.
NYX Born to Glow Highlighting Palette
Makeup Revolution Vivid Shimmer Highlighter
Available as powder or a cream stick and applied on the apple of your cheeks for natural looking added color a blush should not be forgotten at any cost!
Note Terracotta Blusher
Maybelline New York Color Show Blush
Go for shimmer, a gorgeous color or the classic smokey eyes, your eye makeup is obviously gonna add so much glam to your whole look.
Recommended Eyeshadow Palettes
Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette
Maybelline New York The Blushed Nudes Palette
And of course, unquestionably a liner to wing your eyes and a kajal to use at the waterline of your eyes have to be there!
Recommended Liners & Kohls
Nykaa Rock The Line Kajal
L'Oreal Paris Superliner Lacquer(Sabyasachi Collection)
Maybelline New York Eye Studio Lasting Drama Gel Eyeliner
If handling a proper eyebrow kit is a tough nut to crack then simply suit yourself with an eyebrow pencil with a brushed end. Simply fill in only the gaps in your brow and mix it along with your brow with the brush.
Recommended Eyebrow Pencils
NOTE Eyebrow Pencil
Bobbi Brown Perfectly Defined Long-Wear Brow Pencil
For those voluminous curly lashes, a mascara ought to be there in your kitty ladies. Let’s not forget the drama they add to your eye makeup.
L'Oreal Paris False Lash Superstar Mascara
Maybelline New York The Colossal big Shot Volume Express
We tend to forget how essential it is to moisturize our lips with a good lip balm before we get on with coloring our lips in beautiful shades.
Recommended Lip Balms
Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Lip Balm
The Body Shop Vitamin E Lip Care
It is always better to first line your lips properly with a lip liner and then go about filling in the whole lip with a lipstick. You got to do the liner for that perfect pout.
Recommended Lip Liners
NYX Suede Matte Lip Liner
MAC Cosmetics- Lip Pencil
Sugar Smudge Me Not Liquid Lipsticks
Huda Beauty Liquid Matte
Nykaa Matte To Last Liquid Lipsticks
A setting spray/mist to make sure your makeup stays in place and all that hard work you did does not go to waste after a few hours.
Recommended Setting Sprays
MAC Prep+ Prime Fix+
NYX Matte Finish Fini Matte
Last but not the least, your makeup brushes and beauty blender to do all that makeup with.
MAC Makeup Brush Set
PAC Cosmetics Beauty Blender