As she celebrates her 38th birthday this year, Deepika Padukone isn’t just a name; she’s a phenomenon. From her inimitable debut in Om Shanti Om to becoming a global icon, Deepika has always managed to captivate us all – no matter what role or endeavor she takes on.
And it’s not just her acting chops that have us hooked – it’s her impeccable beauty and approach to style. Appointed as the brand ambassador for luxury giants like Louis Vuitton and Cartier, she’s one of the few who has redefined glamour, on her terms. To celebrate her and her contributions to the industry, here’s a low down of her most popular skincare and makeup hacks; tips, and tricks that made her who she is today!
Tip 1: Use A Sunscreen
One of Deepika’s primary rules is simple yet impactful – never skip sunscreen. She recommends applying it twice a day, emphasising its role in protecting and maintaining her own skin’s health and youthful glow. Sunscreen isn’t just a product for her; it’s a daily ritual essential for skin longevity.
Tip 2: Fitness Is The Best Glow-Up Regimen
Deepika’s workout regimen isn’t just for the screens, it’s a lifestyle. Evolving her fitness routine from personal training to pilates and strength training, she’s a testament to how regular exercise is key to not just a great body but also radiant skin. For Deepika, a quick workout followed by a spa session is the ultimate self-care combo.
Tip 3: Don’t Touch The Brows
In an era where brow trends fluctuate from skinny to not at all, Deepika’s advice is timeless – keep them natural. She believes in embracing the brows’ natural shape and thickness, considering it a pivotal aspect of her look. For her, fuller brows are synonymous with a chic look that’s sure to turn heads.
Tip 4: Less Is More
When it comes to skincare, makeup it picking outfits, Deepika believes in highlighting one feature at a time. She advocates for a beauty regimen that’s restrained yet effective; and focuses on enhancing rather than altering. Her philosophy is about embracing your natural charm and making subtle, impactful choices.
Tip 5: Embrace The Red Lip
Deepika and her makeup artist, Sandhya Shekhar understand the power of a perfect red lip. It’s a staple in her beauty arsenal, capable of transforming any look from ordinary to extraordinary. As one of the first and most prominent practitioners of the ‘red lip look’, it’s more than just makeup – for her, it’s about embodying the attitude. A few of her favourites are the NARS Velvet Matte Lip Pencil- Cruella and Pat McGrath Labs’ Mattetrance Lipstick.
Tip 6: Go Bold When The Occasion Calls For it
One thing the founder of 82°E knows how to do is make a statement. When Padukone graced the Cannes red carpet in a shimmering Sabyasachi sari, it wasn’t just her attire that turned heads. Her choice of bold eyeliner set tongues wagging, drawing comparisons to Julia Fox’s dramatic eye makeup.
Despite mixed reactions, Deepika’s daring liner choice underscores a key beauty lesson: don’t shy away from making bold statements.
Tip 7: Don’t Be Afraid To Mix And Match
Deepika Padukone’s beauty routine includes a bunch of simple yet effective DIY recipes like face masks and hair treatments. , One of her go-to recipes is a face mask comprising of besan, a pinch of haldi, and some malai (cream). The recipe is easy to whip up at home.
Just mix the ingredients, and add water/rose water for your preferred consistency. Once you have a smooth paste, apply it evenly on your face. Wash off after it dries to reveal refreshed skin.
Padukone’s beauty rulebook is a blend of simplicity, elegance, and personal care. Her approach teaches us that beauty isn’t just about following trends, it’s about finding what works for you and embracing it with confidence.
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