Minimal makeup, maximal effect- The New Indian Express

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BENGALURU: Ralph Daniels, a city-based movie star make-up artist, has been getting requests from 4 shoppers, all brides-to-be, that they too want to check out actor Alia Bhatt’s wedding ceremony search for their D-day. “Though all their appears to be like have been finalised, I’m nonetheless getting requests that they wish to recreate Alia’s look. I texted Puneet Saini, who’s Alia’s make-up artist and has executed her wedding ceremony look as properly, saying, ‘Look what you might have executed’ and we had a superb snicker about it,” Daniels says.  

His shoppers can’t be blamed both, as a result of Bhatt’s look got here as a whiff of contemporary air, good for this scorching summer time. The key, Daniels factors out, is Alia’s understanding of what works for her. “She has at all times tried to look herself. She has a young-looking petite face and has not fallen prey to traits.

The traits that brides normally go for are the largest entice as a result of 5 years down the road, the images are going to look dated,” explains Daniels, who just lately labored with Bangalore woman Deepika Padukone. He usually advises his shoppers that they need to not comply with cult crazes like pretend feathery eyelashes which don’t work in actuality. “For instance, Alia’s look received’t go properly for a South Indian look…or Deepika’s wedding ceremony look would have labored for Alia both,” says Daniels, including that it’s also essential to maintain your pores and skin for any make-up to look good. 

Agrees movie star make-up artist Prakruthi Ananth, who says greater than make-up, the essential facet is skincare. “Alia has a superb skincare routine and he or she actually takes care of her pores and skin. You can see it in her earlier photos,” says Ananth, who has executed make-up for actors like Sruthi Hariharan, Andrea Jeremiah to call a number of. According to her, the important thing additionally lies in carrying any look with confidence. “In a few of the photos which have come out, you’ll be able to see freckles on Alia’s face. But she owns it and appears comfy,” says Ananth.

One would possibly ask if an identical look works properly for these with brown pores and skin. Swarna Nagaraj, a city-based wedding ceremony make-up artist, says it would however brides are normally hesitant about it. “Most Indian brides normally go for a pink and gold-toned outfit, so these may not look nice on them. Also, the D-day is an enormous day in a bride’s life so that they don’t wish to threat it by exposing ‘flaws’ within the skins,” explains Nagaraj.

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