Bengali Bridal Makeup for the Bride

Marriages are made in heaven. It’s every woman’s dream to look the best for the big day with all her beauty and grace. Bengali weddings are known for their calm, traditional and serene nature. Bengali women’s are blessed with sharp features and so to beautify these amazing features makeup with they highlights are done in a very artistic way. The Bengali bridal makeup’s are characterised with sparkling and dazzling shades and loaded with lot of gold shades. Red is a must colour for dressing any Bengali bride which they consider to be traditional and auspicious for the occasion. The bright colours compliment the bride perfectly and make her look absolutely stunning for the special day.

Bridal Jewellery in Bengali weddings

When it comes to Bengali weddings, gold holds an important part of the bridal wedding makeup. Traditional gold jewellery incorporated with designs is worn by Bengali brides.

Some of the most popular jewellery worn during Bengali weddings includes:

1. Paati Haar: This is the most primitive form of gold jewellery worn during occasions like marriage. It’s a form of an ethnic neck piece which is worn among affluent Bengali families.

2. Jhumko: “Jhumko” or “kaan Jhumko” is another traditional form of gold earrings which are worn by Bengali brides during weddings. Though with time many new designs have been incorporated to give these jhumkas a new ethic look.

3. Nath: These are traditional nose rings which are worn by Bengali brides during wedding. The large size nose rings add a spark of feminism to the bride and it is considered as tradition of “Bonedi” families during every Bengali wedding

4. Tikli: It is another traditional form of gold jewellery worn on the head during weddings. The design varies from expensive to precious and semi precious stones studded on the Maang Tika or Tikli which adds an extra glamour to the overall look of the bride.

5. Tairraa: It is another form of jewellery which is inspired from the yesteryear of British Fashion. It is mostly a culmination of tiara and maangtika which combines to form the “Tiarra” to hold the veils of the Bengali brides. The tiaras offer an elegant yet a graceful look to the bride.

6. Kaan Jhumko: This is a traditional form of gold earring in the shape of a human ear which covers the entire ear. This jewelleries tends to be a little heavy than the usual jewelleries and large amount of precious metals are used in the making of this jewellery. This amazing piece of jewellery is one of the must have ornaments during wedding.

7. Chur: These are traditional golden bracelets which are carved with elegant designs to give a traditional yet ethnic look to it. These traditional yet stylish bracelets can be worn in pairs or can be worn on a single hand as well.

8. Ratanchur: This is another traditional form of gold jewellery which is worn during weddings. It holds its existence since the mughal period it is a piece of jewellery with five finger rings that are attached with individual chain to the wrist or the arm.

Important Tips for Bridal Make up

Important Tips for Bridal Make up

We all know that the bride does every possible thing to look the best on her wedding day. But it is also important for the bride to follow certain guidelines or rather certain remedies which can help her to get that flawless look on her wedding day.

Here are few bridal makeup tips to help you:

1. Cleansing: It is very important to cleanse your face regularly and put a good moisturiser as per your skin type. It helps in keeping your skin hydrated and will help in setting the base make up to give you that bridal glow on your face.

2. Using primer: It is important to apply a primer before applying the base make up to help it stay for long hours.

3. Concealer: Apply a good branded concealer to hide dark patches and blemishes on your skin to give an even tone look. Apply the concealer evenly with long strokes and avoid dabbing over the face.

4. Foundation: Try applying a shade lighter than your skin tone. Apply the foundation in circular motion to blend it properly with the skin.

5. Shaping Eyebrows: Avoid trimming your eyebrows on the wedding day because it may cause a little swelling. So to avoid that shape your eyebrows 2-3 days before your wedding.

6. Maintain a Healthy Skin Routine: A healthy skin comes with a healthy diet. So to get all those glow on your face, start caring for your skin at least 2 months before the wedding. Make right choice of skin care products. Do not try experimenting on new products which you are not sure off. Alongside also maintain a healthy diet and drink lots of water to make you look refreshed and stunning on your special day.

7. Eye Makeup: The bridal eye makeup is of prime importance to doing the bridal makeup. So make sure you choose the right type of colours to go with your face and outlook.

8. Eye shadow: Your eyes should look vibrant and dazzling. To give a fine look to your eyes, you may use some vibrant coral shades of eye shadow or you may use shades of gold with red .If you are using two different colours for the eye shadow ,make sure you blend it well. The two lines of eye shadow should be applied on the brow bone to give a fine and lifted look to the eye.

9. Eye Kajal: Always try to define your eyes with a thick eye liner and wing it out a little to give an artistic and elegant look. Always prefer using smudge proof and water proof kajal. To accentuate your eye lashes, you may use false eye lashes to give a prominent look to the eye.

10. Mascara: Try using a water proof mascara to avoid smudging around your eyes. Look for mascara that stick around and prevent smears and flakes irrespective of any humid weather.

11. Blush: You may apply a creamy cinnamon blush to add a definition to your cheeks. Avoid using too much loud or glittery blush as the eye makeup would be already loud.

12. Lipsticks: While choosing a lipstick you can always go for vibrant colours like red or pink to go along with your traditional red sari. You can dab some loose powder over you lipstick to help it stay for a longer time.

13. Bindi: A red bindi finally completes the look of the bride which is considered being quintessential Bengali bride.

The bordered red sari with golden sequence and a hair bun, chosen accordingly to the makeup of the bride will make her look all the way gorgeous and stunning. So if you can follow these simple few Bengali wedding makeup tips, you can surely emerge as an attention grabber of many people.

Here are few more Bengali Bridal Makeup looks for you to try:

It is every woman’s dream to look stunning and beautiful with her red draped benarasi sari and with her dazzling gold jewellery. So to look the most beautiful women of the evening it is very important that you give equal importance in getting the right make up for the special day.So to get that perfect look, here we share few Bengali bridal makeup look for the day:

Simple Bridal Make up:

This make up can do done on someone who has a very light complexion .It is mostly bronze make up  where a simple look is given by application of MAC studio foundation as a base make up. Based on your look you can apply shades of coral colours with hint of sheen to add a glow to your cheeks. Here a little black Smokey colour is applied to hit the show. For highlighting the cheek and brow bone a colour bar highlighter pen is used. Complete your eye make up with lots of mascara and false lashes. Apply a shade of nude pink to compliment with your look. And finally a red bindi completes this simple yet beautiful look.

Simple Bridal Make up

Elegant Makeup Look:

Elegant Makeup Look

This makeup suits perfectly for the face that has sharp features with a perfect skin. A little foundation is enough at the base to brighten up the look. To give a proper definition to your eyes with a soft brown eye shadow and sharp eye liner to enhance your eyes. You can uses shade of MAC patina to highlight the brow bone and with shades of mascara and false lashes. To complete the look you can use red lipstick to go with a look and traditional bindi that just looks perfect to give an ethnic look.

Make up for Dusk Complexion:

Girls with a dusky complexion can use your favourite foundation. You can go for bold smokey green eyes and make sure you use a good eye primer to go along with it. You can fill up your brow bone with a toffee shimmer shade and on your lower lashes you can fill in with a black and wild fiery eye shadow. You can define your lips with a light pink shade to compliment your eyes and bold designs of red and white chandan.

Make up for Dusk Complexion:

Gorgeous Bright Colors:

This make up is another yet simple and elegant look for the bridal makeup. Draped in a simple cherry purple colour south Indian sari with heavy gold neck pieces and gold jhumkas set a perfect look for the evening bride. With flawless foundation, highlighted cheekbone, nose, temples and chin with a simple hairdo and wearing a small bindi with a purple lipstick set you all the stunning for the evening.

Indian sari with heavy gold neck pieces

Bold Makeup:

It is another unique way for doing make up for the D day. To start with you can use your favourite foundation and you can top it with the Studio Fix power plus foundation .You can do the concealing after your eye makeup is done .You can use a shade of Matte eye shadow 345 and shade of 18 pearl look for the lower eyelid .A Maybelline gel liner stands appropriate for defining the shape of your eyes. A shade of coral brush stands perfect with a shade of coral nude lipstick and heavy jewellery to complete the look.

coral nude lipstick and heavy jewellery

All Bling:

A bridal make up with a light base foundation and heavy shimmery eyes and lots of mascara can give you a gorgeous an elegant look. To go with this look you can team it up with a gorgeous set of Kundan Jewellery to make you look way more beautiful on the day.

Graceful Bride:

Graceful Bride

Though traditionally Bengalis do wear a lot of heavy gold jewellery but with changing times women are making a choice also to flaunt an emerald piece of diamond neckpiece would simply create a very elegant and classy look for the day.

The Perfect Bride:

In a time where people are experimenting with lots of bright colours. An elegantly done make up with light foundation and shades of brown highlighting the cheek bones and with shades of blue eye shadow and silver highlighting the brow bone can make you look vivacious for the evening.

 blue eye shadow and silver highlighting the brow bone

Charming Diva:

Even a charming golden green combination can even sound awesome for a wedding day. A pastel and soft look with a touch of elegance. Apply a base foundation with a top quote foundation. Highlight the contours of the eyes with shades of golden and green with lots of mascara and false lashes. You can make application of a light pink lipstick or shades of light brown to go with the look. You can team it up with a blue and golden sari with a kundan set studded with blue stones.

These are few ideas for the wedding bridal make up look which you can try out surely for your best day.

Charming Diva:

Even a charming golden green combination can even sound awesome for a wedding day. A pastel and soft look with a touch of elegance. Apply a base foundation with a top quote foundation. Highlight the contours of the eyes with shades of golden and green with lots of mascara and false lashes. You can make application of a light pink lipstick or shades of light brown to go with the look. You can team it up with a blue and golden sari with a kundan set studded with blue stones.

These are few ideas for the wedding bridal make up look which you can try out surely for your best day.

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