Idul Fitri Makeup Inspirations

I like to plan my makeup for special occassions more than I plan my wardrobe and Idul Fitri is no exception.

Now we all know that Lebaran means we’ll get together with our relatives, usually going from one house to another, sungkem, talking, laughing, eating (oh glorious food!) and well…sweating…a lot. This you have to take into consideration when putting on your face. I would want to skip the fabulously creamy eye pencil if it’s only gonna end up in your auntie’s kerudung. Nor would I want to wear a super glossy lipgloss which will disappear faster than you can say “ketupat sayur” or worse…creating a sign on your cousin’s cheek.

The basic items that I usually choose is the followings :

Now on the the looks!

I’ve picked up a few from runway makeup that I like. They’re easy to recreate, will suit most people and won’t shock your grandma.

Valentino F/W 08 – Monochromatic

Anna Sui SS 09 – For blush fanatics!

L’Wren Scott SS 09 – Flirtatious eyes

Michael Kors SS 09 – For busy moms (just put on the lipsticks and go!)

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