In today’s times, being presentable has assumed significance even professionally. Fortunately the women of today have a plethora of options towards this end…
Make up of course, remains the go-to choice to instantly glam up. However, the lines between gaudy, subtle and dull can be blurry. Especially, when it comes to work life.
In an attempt to spare you the eternal dilemma, we bring you tips for chic office make-up.
Celebrity make up artist, Salman Khan who has worked his magic on celebs like Elli Avram, Urvashi Rautela, Daisy Shah and many others shares his secrets with our readers..
For the Base :
Moisturise your skin well and then use a primer to let your make-up stay long.
Set your base with some loose powder.
Note– Apply the base to your neck as well!
For the Eyes :
Use a black or brown kohl pencil on your water line.
To line your lids, opt for a gel based liner for a better finish. Nevertheless, going too dramatic and trying a graphic style may not a good idea at work.
Smear some highlighter or a normal face powder on your brow bone to add zing to your look.
Mascara is a must; it makes you look fresh and your eyes bigger. Avoid more than two coats though!
Eyebrows make a big difference in your appearance. Hence, investing in a brow-kit to look fabulous every working day is a must.
For the Lips :
Choose hues of pink, corals, nudes etc. Use dark colours when planning to ring in the office party.
For the Cheeks :
To give a natural flush to your cheek, matte finish blushes are the best. You can even use an orange shade to match with your outfit. Make sure the blush looks natural and not too dark.
With the booming start-up culture, the hospitality industry and IT sector, people from all over come to Pune to bag their dream jobs. We spoke to a few Puneite’s to gather their take on the impact and importance of looking presentable for climbing up the career ladder
“It is very important to be well turned out especially in client facing industries. Therefore, make up becomes a necessity for women. Women should take care that the make-up is not be too gaudy and up over shadowing their natural beauty and personality. For men, they should especially take care of their formals, hair and nails,” says, Vijayan Gangadharan, GM, Four Points By Sheraton, Pune.
Adding on, Manali Chaturvedi, a city HR professional says,” The First impression might not be the last impression but it’s certainly powerful. You should always look your best in an interview. However, make sure you respect the formal surroundings of the interview. Moreover, they say when you look good, you feel good. And, feeling good anyway would propel you to give your 100%.”