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Red Lip And Gold Eyes Need To Die Right About Now

Break out of the ordinary

By Haya Qamar

Wait, are we closing in on wedding season already? But, who are we kidding, it’s almost always wedding season here in Pakistan. With shaadi time comes decision time for brides bombarded by choices, choices and more choices. Which song should I use for my entrance, should I be all matchy-matchy with the groom, and the most important question: Should I go for the safe red lips with gold eyes or dare to be different?

We say, “dare to go bare”.

Well, not completely of course.

Although brides decide on the makeup artist after a through research on the matter, they often get bogged down by the magnanimity of the approaching ‘happily ever after’ and, hence, decide to look boringly beautiful instead of making a statement.

So they sit in the makeup chair and tell the MUA, “Give me a 100 watt glowing skin, dramatic eyes, a pout to die for, and shimmery cheekbones that can be seen from the parking lot!”

And that’s what they get.

What they don’t realise is that makeup trends are changing. It’s always good to ask yourself, “What kind of bride do I want to be: traditional or modern?”

There is no right or wrong here. You want to be traditional? Wear the classic red jora with the time-honoured matte red lip accompanied by equally matte skin, a gold or bronze eye, and the dramatic winged liner finished off with an impressive set of lashes; and look stunning.

But if you want to sway the different way, here are some tips and tricks for you!

Tip No. One: Go for barely-there makeup and let your natural beauty will steal the show.

Bridal hair & makeup ❤ @cristinaloredanas

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See, even desis go for it.

Our very own Ali Xeeshan approves of the look.

Tip No. Two: Replace the matte skin with something more glowing like Natasha’s (hashtag) 100 Watt Skin.

Loved doing the gorgeous Minhal's makeup and hair for her engagement ❤️💕 she looked like an ethereal princess 😍❤️ Its #bridalseason in full swing straight into the New Year 🎉🎉 💕#natashasalon #makeupmafia #natashakhalid to #natashalakhani #natashalilakhani #makeupmagicians #makeupbyhina #makeupbynatasha #hairmagicians #doitdifferently #makejawsdrop #headturners #bts #watchitlive #makeup #hair #eyes #lips #bridals #karachi #dubai #natashakhalid #natashasalon all booking inquiries please call on 021 35295236 or 37 or on 03402002568 or 0311 8208870 . All bookings are confirmed only after half a deposit is given hence you must visit the salon which is located at 7-E, 8th Zamzama Lane , Opposite Pizza Hut and next to Burj Bank , Karachi, Pakistan. You all have the option of booking makeups with Natasha only , or with Hina and Natasha both, or with Hina. ❤️💕With slots filling up for next August ,we feel awful when we have to turn down our brides that book later on. Please book on time and if not do understand that we have limited slots and as much as we would love to accommodate everyone if bookings are full we cannot overbook 😘😘😘😘 Also we have finally listened to the million requests and have started our #beautymasterclass 😍😍 with slots getting full by the second , we are super excited to be able to engage and teach u girlies at such close quarters😍😍😍

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This is what you call a naturally glowing skin.

Here is the makeup no make up look! Glow on point! #naturalmake #flawless #100wattskin check out her new collection of jewelry @toor.manpreet

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Tip No. Three: Instead of a red lip go for a bold berry or a softer glossy coral.

Ain’t those berry lips look stunning?

Or if berry isn’t your thing, go for a peachy coral. It looks equally stunning.

Tip No. Four: Skip the falsies! It will give you a younger, less overdone look. Plus you’ll get to skip the discomfort of having lashes glued to your eyes!

Tip No. Five: Use bold eye shadows to show off your inner superstar.

Love sharing some #bts videos of our brides from our phone camera 😍Beautiful Bakhtawar requested a smoky purple eye with our #100watt skin and a soft pink lip which is what we gave her 😍❤️ love that amazing smoked out eye by Hina 😍 a sneak peek and her pictures to follow ! What a doll 💕 Kindly contact us on these numbers 0340-5512345 & 03202240222 ,between 11 in the morning till 8 at night , to answer all your queries 😊 ❤️ #makeupbyhinaandnatasha #love 🎉🎉 💕#natashasalon #makeupmafia #natashakhalid to #natashalakhani #natashalilakhani #makeupmagicians #makeupbyhina #makeupbynatasha #hairmagicians #doitdifferently #makejawsdrop #headturners #bts #watchitlive #makeup #hair #eyes #lips #bridals #karachi #dubai #natashakhalid #natashasalon all booking inquiries please call on 021 35295236 or 37 or on 03402002568 or 0311 8208870 . All bookings are confirmed only after half a deposit is given hence you must visit the salon which is located at 7-E, 8th Zamzama Lane , Opposite Pizza Hut and next to Burj Bank , Karachi, Pakistan. You all have the option of booking makeups with Natasha only , or with Hina and Natasha both, or with Hina. ❤️💕With slots filling up for next August ,we feel awful when we have to turn down our brides that book later on. Please book on time and if not do understand that we have limited slots and as much as we would love to accommodate everyone if bookings are full we cannot overbook 😘😘😘😘 Also we have finally listened to the million requests and have started our #beautymasterclass 😍😍 with slots getting full by the second , we are super excited to be able to engage and teach u girlies at such close quarters😍😍😍

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OMG! You won’t be able to take your eyes off this one.

MOTHERSHIP III: Subversive: Obsessive Opulence ⚡️⚡️⚡️ 1 of 3 mesmerizing eye palettes containing 10 of the most extraordinary shadows!! Debuting 9.28.17 on PATMcGRATH.COM #PMGHowTo __Line eyes with PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye Pencil in ‘Xtreme Black’ and extend into wing __Soften edges and blend into eye socket __Press and blend ‘Black Metal’ pigment onto existing shape __Press ‘Gigabyte’ pigment onto lid with finger __Sharpen wing using PermaGel Ultra Glide Eye pencil in ‘Xtreme Black’ __Highlight inner corner using ‘Astral Ghost Orchid’ __Apply ‘Dark Star’ Mascara and false lashes __Apply ‘Deep Shade’ to lower lash line __Apply a thin piece of tape below wing __Continue to blend out ‘Deep Shade’ below the tape

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Tip No. Six: Or skip eye makeup altogether

Here were just a few choices, but the truth is, there are no rules in makeup!

If you want to sport metallic blue eyes and bare skin on your wedding day, do it – because after all it is your wedding day. Just make sure you speak up in front of your makeup artist and have a little more control over this chaotic (but unforgettable) time in your life. Good luck, brides!