How to do makeup during monsoon?

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How to do makeup during monsoon?


A monsoon is a seasonal shift in the prevailing wind direction, that usually brings with it a different kind of weather. It almost always refers to the Asian monsoon, a large region extending from India to Southeast Asia where monsoon conditions prevail. And How to do makeup during monsoon? can be explained in this blog.

Monsoon provides a soothing effect to your body just after experiencing the burning sensation of heat over your skin layer during summer. Seasonal makeup tips are important to suit your skin type during the particular season. Rain can even melt the makeup which you have applied over your face if proper protection based makeup is not applied. But, if you can apply some tips on makeup for monsoon season, you can look dazzling and beautiful even in this particular season. If you wish to avoid your make up washing away with water, applying a waterproof foundation is important.


Makeup tips for women during the rainy season.

Monsoon though is a season that everyone looks out for yet it comes with its own do’s and dont’s list. And when it comes to women the major one being don’t use makeup (or say heavy make-up) during the rainy season. The reason is understood without saying but of-course rains. The heavy downpour would just mess up the complete look and leave you behind looking like a disaster than otherwise. There are few who might rely on waterproof makeup. But do you really think that even a waterproof product is good during this season? Definitely not. The next question is How to do makeup during monsoon? Well read on to get some really amazing makeup tips to enhance your beauty in rainy season:


To start with, try to avoid foundation as much as you can unless you like getting messed up. Instead, replace foundation with face powder. This to an extent will help in keeping the look intact even if you get drenched. As mentioned you can use powder in place of a heavy base. However even while using face powder see to it that you use only as much as you need it. In other words, use face powder to get rid of that greasy look and nothing more.

Mac studio fix powder foundation is a product that is suitable for makeup during monsoon as it is:-

  • Long-Wearing
  • Velvety Texture Allows Skin To Breathe
  • Full Coverage








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Use cream blushers instead of powder or any other type of blushes in the monsoon. The mantra is to use as less blush as you possibly can. Even if you get wet in rain remember to just dab it with a tissue and not rub it all over your face. When it comes to blushes, blending is the ultimate keyword. While applying blush on your cheeks blend it in the outward direction. Let it look natural and not like a cakey look. Use more pastel colours during monsoon. Keep it subtle and beautiful.

Makeup academy blushes are widely used in the rainy season because its long lasting and stays throughout the day.

  • You can use blush perfection to highlight your cheekbones, shape your face, build and blend with fingers or a brush to create the colour intensity
  • The colour effects range from a light pink to warm shade, depending on the method of application










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The same goes for the eyeshadows as well. Use subtle colours like beige, brown, pink and so on. And yes when it comes to eyeshadows use powdered eyeshadows instead of creams to complete makeup during monsoon. This will keep the eyeshadow from melting off on your face

Maybelline New York gold nudes eyeshadow palette is

  • Fashioned for flash
  • This 12 shade eyeshadow palette features dazzling colours infused with metallic gold pigments
  • From sparkling gold and shimmering nude to gilded smoke and aubergine spark, this makeup palette is perfect for creating versatile eye looks.

eye shadow









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Mascara should be a strict NO-NO in makeup during monsoon, until and unless it is very much necessary. Select water-resistant mascaras that will at least stay for a while without getting smudged when wet.

Lakme eyeconic mascara

  • Gives volume to your lashes every day. Light and easy to remove, its moisturizer keeps lashes smooth.
  • Smart Curl Brush
  • Light wear mascara with D-Panthenol Moisturizer
  • its moisturizer keeps lashes smooth.
  • For intensely curled lashes
  • For enhanced lashes that compliment any eye makeup look

lakme eyeconic mascara









To buy Lakme Eyeconic Lash Curling Mascara, Black, 9ml




Eyeliner and kajal:-

 Use pencil liner then liquid eyeliner in the monsoon. This will keep it from running all over your face when you get wet. The perfect look would be to just apply a dash of eyeshadow on your upper eyelid and apply a thin line of kajal. This look will not only look decent but also save you from getting messy.

Lakme 9 to 5 naturale gel kajal is a

  • Pot Kajal
  • unique applicator
  • Infused with aloe vera & calendula oil
  • Protects from city pollution
  • intense black finish
  • defined eyes

eye liner and kajal










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Lip Color:-

Settle down with a long lasting range of lipsticks during monsoon. Matte is the best choice. Avoid lip gloss as it will get sticky and smudge easily when you get wet. Use colour lipsticks as it will make you look a shade lighter than your actual complexion and also stay longer.

Lakme absolute argan oil lip colour is

  • Enriched with Moroccan argan oil
  • Intense colour payoff
  • Luxurious formula











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Do not leave your hair open during monsoons. Tie it up in a neat bun and use hair accessories instead to accentuate your look. You may even want to learn different types of braiding just to look more fashionable and chic.

Tips during monsoon.


Even during the monsoon, people with oily skin can use astringent. But, there may be some people who also have dry to normal skin. For them, the toner will be an idea just after washing face with cool water. This works well to open the pores of the skin and remove all pollutants from the face.

Face Wash

Regular washing of skin is really important regardless of the season. During the monsoons also you need to wash your face thoroughly and apply ice cubes over it.  Rubbing ice over your face for 5 to 10 minutes will be ideal. This is really effective for refreshing your skin during the monsoons.


While attending a party or a wedding reception, heavy makeup during monsoon is an important necessity. But, people are afraid of putting heavy makeup during monsoons as it can wash away with the flow of water. During this season, you need to avoid the foundation which is having a powdered base. Waterproof foundations are available in the market which will not wash away even if you apply it during the rainy season.

Eye make up

Just after the facial makeup, the next important step is eye makeup. Are you feeling afraid of water which might wash away your eye makeup? Thanks to waterproof eyeliners as well as mascara which can even stay stable even if you get wet in rain during the monsoon. Thus, you need to use the coats of waterproof eyeliners as well as mascaras when the monsoon arrives and you need to attend parties to achieve a during flawless makeup during monsoon.


The next important part of your make up before attending an occasion is the lipstick. It is ideal to apply soft matte lipstick when the monsoon arrives. If you are fascinated by glossy lipstick, mild gloss can also be ideal.


Do not forget to apply a moisturizer over your face even when it is monsoon season. You need to apply a water-based moisturizer during monsoon. This help in avoiding too much of oil over skin, acne and loss of water during perspiration. Since monsoon brings a lot of humidity, loss of water can be replenished with moisturizer.


During monsoon, do not go for any heavy jewellery, rather applying light and stone studded jewellery will be ideal. During monsoon wearing very heavy jewellery is not preferable at all as this might get well in rain.

Makeup suitable for the monsoon

Makeup to be applied over your face will be different in each season. Since the climatic condition in every season is not identical, you actually need to know about the effect of climate on your makeup during each season. The climatic variation will render some effect on your skin and the makeup during monsoon. For example, during the winter since the weather is too much dry, in order to make a balance with makeup, it becomes important to apply the oily makeup.  Similarly, water-based makeup will be applicable during summer. How to do makeup during monsoon? and the makeup which can be carried during this season.

makeup during monsoon

Soft matte lipstick

Monsoon is the season when you should choose the right lipstick. If you are using the glossy and dark tinge of lipstick around the year, it absolutely is not good for the rainy season. This is the time when you should go ahead with the lipstick that has the soft matte finish. But, some people cannot just stay without gloss. Thus, you can apply a light pink or brown colour gloss over the lipstick. Try it during the monsoon and see how well you look.

Wear washable fabrics

Cotton is something which you have been wearing during the summer. But, this fabric might not get dry very quickly during the raining season. The cloudy days without sunlight are quite common during the monsoons. Thus, it is always better to wear the washable fabrics. The chiffon or georgette fabrics will be a suitable variety during the monsoons. If you are wearing Indian traditional attire, the umbrella cut salwar suits will look really good on you during this season.

Water-based moisturizer

During the monsoons, you must use the water-based products as this is the season you might get too much humidity as the moisture content in the air is too much. It is the time for you to avoid the oil-based makeup absolutely. Doing so can make your skin filled with moisture and oil in a repeated way. When you are applying the moisturizer, use the water-based moisturizer.

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