The onset of the festive season calls for some glam makeup - highlighters brighter than any party lights and vibrant liners to turn heads. The humidity in the air however tends to play truant, so you need the right kind of tubes and tools, and some of our favourite beauty brands have dropped exciting products ahead of the festive season that you should definitely keep your eyes on.
If you’re looking to go big this season with your makeup (and we suggest you do), here are the new makeup launches you need in your arsenal to shine your brightest.
1. Browful Sculpt Pencil, Colorbar Cosmetics
Elevate your brow game this festive season with Colobar’s new launch. The brand’s new eyebrow-sculpting pencil comes in two shades and is a triangular-tipped retractable pencil with a built-in oval paddle brush. The pencil has a creamy texture while the triangular lead allows you to draw fine lines with the tip and fill in the gaps; the oval paddle brush helps to lift your brows and blend in the colour easily.
Price: Rs 850 onwards; Available here
2. Festive Glow, Kiko Milano
Italian cosmetics brand, Kiko Milano has come up with a special festive glow collection for Indian consumers. This new collection delivers a metallic finish through a lineup of products - from eyeshadow palettes, mascaras and bronzer, to lipsticks. Even the packaging is done in turquoise and gold shades to imbibe the festive spirit.
Price: Rs 550 onwards; Available here and Kiko Milano stores across India
3. All-Day Matte liquid lipsticks, Nykaa
What’s better than a beautiful lipstick to splurge on for the festive season? Nykaa has launched liquid lipsticks in eight new flattering shades. The liquid formula is also said to be waterproof and long-lasting with up to 12 hours of wear. Furthermore, they contain hydrating ingredients like almond oil and vitamin E oil, so your lips won't look cracked as happens with other liquid lipsticks.
Price: Rs 349 onwards; Available here
4. Festive kits, M.A.C
M.A.C Cosmetics India has curated festive kits for the upcoming festive season. These kits include actor and the brand’s ambassador, Bhumi Pednekar’s favourite M.A.C products. These limited-edition kits come in three variations and contain kajal liners, lipsticks and more. Speaking about the campaign, Pednekar said, "These products will take you from day to night and through multiple occasions.”
Price: Rs 2,000 onwards; Available here
5. Nouveau palette, Anastasia Beverly Hills
Anastasia Beverly Hills has a new eyeshadow palette with rich, metallic hues. The shades are vibrant and neutral, packed in a matte-green case. It comes with 12 different, pigmented hues with a great colour payoff and creamy texture. What’s best about the colour palette is how it can offer you countless day-to-night looks because of its diverse hues.
Price: Rs 5,700 onwards; Available here
6. Makeup sponge, Makeup Eraser
Makeup Eraser has recently launched its first-ever machine-washable makeup sponge. The sponge helps in absorbing less makeup which in turn gives a flawless application while the washability factor of the sponge helps you to rid of the daily cleaning of the makeup sponge can be a serious task. And it’s reusable too.
Price: Rs 1,499 onwards; Available here
7. LIT Matte About It lip colour, Myglamm
Myglamm has launched new matte lipsticks infused with hydrating ingredients. These crayon lipsticks come with a satin matte finish packed with the goodness of three nourishing ingredients - moringa oil, castor oil and vitamin E. They come in a range of 12 different shades, and the lipsticks claim to last long without fading.
Price: Rs 499 onwards; Available here
8. Twist & Go matte lipstick, Plum
Plum has dropped a range of matte lip crayons. The range comes in nine different shades - from nudes to pinks - while giving an instant pop of colour that is quite apt for the festive season. Moreover, these lip crayons are said to hydrate your lips, thanks to all the ceramides and hyaluronic acid. With a lightweight formula, these lippies are a fun way to add a pop of colour to the season.
Price: Rs 699; Available here
9. Porefect face primer, amág Beauty
The recently-launched beauty brand, amág Beauty has launched a new face primer. The primer has a balm-like texture and is enriched with vitamins E and C and karitè butter that helps to give a moisturising and nourishing effect. The smoothening effect of the primer makes your complexion look fresh while being the perfect base for any makeup.
Price: Rs 749; Available here
10. Lip brush duo & blush brush, Simply Nam
Simply Nam by celebrated makeup artist, Namrata Soni, has launched makeup brushes to ace your everyday makeup. The first one is a lip brush duo - the lip blending side is a densely packed brush that allows you to blend any lipstick and gives complete coverage while the other end is more for precision lining and definition. The second one is a blush brush with fluffy ends to help with feathery application for adding that beautiful flush of colour. Moreover, these brushes are vegan and cruelty-free.
Lip Brush Duo is priced at Rs 899 and Blush Brush duo is priced at Rs 1,199; Available here
11. Proedit HD liquid matte lip color, Lotus Makeup
Lotus Makeup is here to help you gear up for the festive season with a new set of lippies. The brand has come up with liquid matte lipsticks in 12 shades. The lipsticks are said to deliver a long-lasting formulation with an intense matte finish and rich colour-off to help you make a bold statement this festive season.
Price: Rs 745; Available here
12. Premium studio brush set, Proarte
Proarte has come up with a studio brush set for the festive season. The 12-pack set includes essentials for the face as well as the eyes - from foundation brush, contour brush, blender, eyeshadow brush and more. The brushes are built to last and are easy to clean with bristles that are ultra-soft yet adequately dense. It seems that celebrating the holiday season in style is guaranteed.
Price: Rs 9,000; Available here
13. Empowered, Huda Beauty
International makeup brand, Huda Beauty now has a glistening new collection titled, Empowered. Starting the collection includes an exquisite 18-colour eyeshadow palette with a line-up of golds, coppers, browns and neutrals which is a must-have for the festive season. Next up are creamy gel eyeliners, face highlighters and eye masks. This collection is a one-in-all makeup set for your high-octane festive makeup looks.
The collection will be available on Nykaa from October 10, 2022 in India