How to pamper your makeup monsoon blues? | Monsoon makeup hacks

The season of pakore, slightly crushed ginger tea, along with pudina ki chutney is back. As much as we like to imagine it that way monsoon is not really looked upon my makeup lovers, because hello? Who likes their mascara running and dripping from their eyes making them look like a baby panda? Not in a cute way for sure. 

Monsoon along with itself brings about make up lovers worst nightmare.

With the advent of waterproof makeup, thanks to mayebelline, lakme, Mac, and other high end brands is sure to burn a hole in our pocket. Well, the good news is you can stand in the rain and cry because no one will notice your tears of having low bank balance. Jokes apart, here are some of the tips that you can follow to keep your makeup on point, even if your life isn’t. From covering up patchiness on your skin to helping your makeup not to melt due to the humidity here are some simple tips to keep in mind : 

1. Keep your skin moisturised

One of the biggest myths that people follow is that as monsoon carries humidity they can skip their moisturiser! 
This is a big NO NO!

Skipping moisturizer will only result in dry skin and patchiness. One must always moisturize their face, and carry a moisturizer handy. 


One of the biggest myths that people follow is that as monsoon carries humidity they can skip their moisturiser! 
This is a big NO NO!

Skipping moisturizer will only result in dry skin and patchiness. One must always moisturize their face, and carry a moisturizer handy. 

2. Make way for CC Cream and Mousse 

Shed off some extra kilos from your makeup bag as you keep aside your heavy liquid foundation. Opt for light weight BB and CC creams giving your skin the right amount of moisture and light coverage, making it look more natural and dewy. 

3. Powder it Up! 

This season Powder is your best friend. Keep aside all your cream based products and say hello to powder based ones. From Blushes to Highliter and bronzer. Powder it up! 
The powder will not only give you a matte look but also, stay longer in this humid weather. Don’t forget to use primer as it will help you keep your make up in place.

4. Waterproof Eyeliner and Mascara 

If you want to invest in anything this season invest it in a waterproof eyeliner and Mascara. A quick hack – To make your mascara waterproof apply a little powder before and after applying mascara. Just coat your eyelashes with a thin layer, not only will it give you a matte look but also make your lashes elongated and full look.

“Ditch the black Kajal pencil and opt for a white or brown colour pencil to line your eyes. They will widen your eyes and won’t run off due to the rains.”

Celebrity make up artist Niti Lutra

5. Lip Tints and Cheek Stains 

Avoid glossy lip gloss and liquid lipsticks as it’ll smudge more. Replicate it with cheek and lip tints and stain. Not only it will provide you a better finish but will also last you longer and cut down your budget of one extra product.

Pro Tip : Always remember less is more this season. It’s all about enhancing your features and not going overboard with it.

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