All dressed up for the party? But your ensemble is only half finished if you haven’t got your makeup moves in place. Many a stylish ensemble has been marred by the lack of proper makeup to complete the look. Stay away from beauty debacles with our favourite party makeup ideas — they are supremely versatile and easier to achieve than you think.

Blue Belle

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Your little black dress will go up an extra notch with a pop of colour. Red lips are usual, but try something different tonight. Like a swipe of rich powder blue colour across your eyelids in a classic winged style. Finish the look with luminous skin and nude lips. Eschew jewels in favour of a statement headband to adorn those spectacular curls.

Shop the look: Let this NYX eye shadow double up as liner and finish the look with a glossy pink lippie from Colorbar. Give your curls an extra boost with Org Moroccan Arg Oil Curl Perfector Cream.

Old-School Charm

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We have to admit, we are obsessed with everything vintage. From tea-length dresses to stylish bouffant, we love channel old world glamour with a modern twist. Change up the classic beehive with a messy finish and give the winged eyeliner a smoky, statement finish. Finishing touch: Oodles of mascara for unmissable lashes.

Shop the look: This L’Oreal Paris eye shadow kit promises an enviable smoky eye. Curl up those lashes with a Vega curler and spruce up the look with false eyelashes.

Luminous Glow

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A freshly scrubbed face is the best canvas for make-up. Channel the look with understated pop of colour and twist up your hair into a sleek top knot. After all, your face is your fortune—prep, prime, contour, or highlight, make the most of those gorgeous features.

Shop the look: The L’Oreal Paris Infallible Pro Matte Foundation offers flawless face minus oil, the perfect base to try out the Smashbox Contour Kit. Finish with an understated pink lip, like this Lakmé Absolute Lipstick in the shade Pink Me Up.

Nineties Fever

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With the decade back trend in style, we can’t get enough of this beauty look. A vampy, dark lipstick is the simplest way to draw attention to your face. Finish with statement eyes and a twisted braid for an on-trend look.

Shop the look: We heart Faces Glam On Lipstick Oxblood for its mysterious appeal. Add oodles of Maybelline Volum Express Colossal Waterproof Mascara and finish with a shimmering product like Makeup Revolution London Vivid Shimmer Brick.

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Photos: Midhun Jayakrishnan