Diwali 2021: 5 celeb-inspired makeup looks to try on the festival of lights

Written by Nishtha BhallaOct 23, 2021

As Diwali 2021 draws closer and the Diwali parties start to line up, we're in dire need of one thing, and one thing only — Diwali makeup inspiration! And who better to turn to for the perfect festive makeup look than B-Town celebs? With their Instagram feeds already showcasing all the new makeup looks, we're just about ready to take cues from Bollywood's best for our Diwali makeup.

So, without further ado, here are five celeb-inspired makeup looks you need to try for Diwali 2021.

01. Subtle smoke-show

You can never go wrong with classic smokey eye makeup for Diwali, and Diana Penty's look is proof. Paired with a low-key contour, a matte base, and a pinkish-peach lip, this is the perfect festive makeup look to try this season.

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02. Bronzed perfection

A bronze, sun-kissed look is a gorgeous pick for Diwali 2021 — just look at Katrina Kaif! Recreate this stunning sun-kissed look by going heavy on the bronzer to define your face and highlighting the high points, bronze eyeshadow, and a glossed-up pout.

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03. Minimal mattes

Sanya Malhotra's look is all about keeping it minimal, matte, and magnificent, and we're here for it. Make the actor's beautiful look your own by keeping your base matte, drawing a simple cat eye, contouring your cheeks, and sweeping on a matte lip colour to match.

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04. Muted metallics

Image courtesy: @yamigautam

We love Yami Gautam Dhar's mostly minimal look, but what do we love even more? The fact that she's stepped it up with a metallic eyeshadow to create a dramatic impact. Take cues from the actor's striking look and turn to a matte foundation, luminous blush, and shimmery eyeshadow and nude lipstick to ace the festive makeup look.

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05. Berry pretty

Image courtesy: @aditiraohydari

Want to make a statement but don't want to go overboard this Diwali? Bookmark Aditi Rao Hydari's luminous look for inspiration. Use a radiant, dewy foundation mixed with your go-to illuminator, contour and highlight your face to add some glowing dimension, keep your lids bare, and perk up your pout with a bold berry lip for that extra oomph.

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