Namrata Soni reveals the best makeup tricks and beauty secrets up her sleeve; including essentials such as the right foundation, the most beautiful lipsticks, and insider secrets.
Ace The Base
“Find a formula that works best for you. For normal to dry skin, use an oil-based primer before applying a hydrating foundation. Matte-finishes help absorb excess oil.”
Huda Beauty Easy Bake Powder in Sugar Cookie, ₹2,955.
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup Foundation, ₹3,300
Bobbi Brown Creamy Concealer Kit, ₹3,000
“If you want a subtle highlight, use a powder. Choose a liquid shimmer for a bolder and edgier shine, if that’s what you prefer. Follow it up by powder dusted on top.”
BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter, ₹2,800 (approx)
M.A.C Cosmetics Mineralize Blush in Dainty, ₹2,650
Guerlain Terracotta The Bronzing Powder in Moyen Blondes, ₹3,625
“Always start with a nude eyeshadow base and then apply the colour of your choice. Highlight your inner corners and brow bone with an iridescent pearl—it helps open up the eyes.”
Christian Louboutin Brow Definer in Blonde, ₹2,800 (approx)
Tom Ford Eye Quad in Disco Dust, ₹6,500
Dior Diorshow Mascara in Black, ₹2,900
“I love lipsticks with a matte or semi-matte finish, because they are long-lasting and you don’t have to keep touching up.”
NARS Powermatte Lip Pigment in Don’t Stop and Walk This Way, ₹1,900 (approx) each