Gold Is The New Red! 5 Stunning Makeup Looks To Pair With Your Golden Bridal Outfit

Written by Urvi DalalNov 30, 2023
Gold is the new red! 5 stunning makeup looks to pair with your golden bridal outfit

Gone are the days when red was synonymous with brides. These days, a lot of to-be brides are opting from contemporary shades such as pastels and beige. But one lehenga colour that’s expected to be a bridal favourite in 2021 is… any guesses? Gold.

While a golden lehenga can make you look absolutely ethereal, choosing the right kind of makeup looks to pair it with can be slightly confusing. If your search for that perfect makeup look has yielded zero satisfying results, then DW girl, ‘cause you’re in luck! Ahead, we have curated a list of five makeup looks that will look absolutely gorgeous with the beautiful golden lehenga you’ve chosen for your wedding. Whether you prefer traditional makeup looks or something more experimental, this article has got you covered…


01. Brown monotone makeup

Black smokey eye and nude lip

Image courtesy: @imounioy

Brown is one colour that not just pairs well with a golden outfit, but it also looks lovely on most Indian skin tones. Everything about this makeup look — right from the shimmery brown lids to the perfectly contoured cheekbones and the matte brown pout — screams understated elegance, and we are in love!


02. Statement pout

Black smokey eye and nude lip

Image courtesy: @gauaharkhan

If you are someone who loves pairing their traditional attire with a bold pout, then you definitely need to check out this makeup look Gauhar Khan wore for her wedding. We love how the bold red pout instantly brightens up her face, while the minimal, barely-there makeup helps balance out the outfit, jewellery and the bold lipstick.


03. Burgundy lids

Black smokey eye and nude lip

Image courtesy: @dollyouup_bys

If you plan to wear a rose gold or dusty gold lehenga, it would be a good idea to add a bit of warm colour on your eyelids. We are totally crushing over this matte burgundy smokey eye. When paired with a dewy complexion, some natural flush and a creamy matte mauve lip, it makes for such a beautiful wedding makeup look for the minimalist bride.


04. Bronze glitter

Black smokey eye and nude lip

Image courtesy: @shaadisaga

For those wearing a golden outfit for either the reception, cocktail party or sangeet, this bronze glittery makeup look is an absolute stunner. If you are wearing this eye makeup, ensure that you keep the rest of your look subtle to strike the perfect balance.


05. Black smokey eye and nude lip

Black smokey eye and nude lip

Image courtesy: @sonamkapoor

You simply can never go wrong with the traditional black smokey eye and nude lip combo. If you are a bride who prefers to play it safe with tried-and-tested makeup trends, then this is a classic makeup look that will pair beautifully with your golden lehenga.

Main image courtesy: @sonamkapoor and @kiaraaliaadvani

Urvi Dalal

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Writer, avid reader and hardcore beauty enthusiast is the best way to describe Urvi Dalal. With over 5 years of writing experience in the beauty industry, you can trust her to have the latest skin, hair and makeup tidbits on her fingertips. In her time working as a beauty writer, she has had the opportunity to interact and work closely with a string of dermatologists, makeup artists and hairstylists. All that knowledge exchange, coupled with her flair and love for writing make it possible for her to bring you some authentic yet fun beauty content. When Urvi isn’t working, you’d usually catch her curled up with a big, fat book, drinking a cup of tea or practising her makeup skills; there is no in-between!


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