Aishwarya & Sonam's Cannes makeup decoded

Our Bollywood beauties, Sonam Kapoor and Aishwarya Rai Bachchan rocked the Cannes Film Festival red carpet this year. Pinkvilla reader, Kaushal shared two videos decoding their Cannes makeup. The tutorials tell us how to achieve Sonam and Aishwarya's flawless red carpet looks.

Aishwarya's look -

Sonam's look -

Why not give it a shot!


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Anonymous's picture

Great work and totally love the videos. Thanks for sharing. Cant wait to try these products out. A wonderful job by a wonderful person. :)))))))

thesunishot's picture

I absolutely agree that she can have her arms look much fairer by makeup, or even partake in using fairness creams, etc. I just feel as though in different pics she looked darker and in some pics she looked fairer. You can blame it on the lighting or the camera flashes, or even the make up. I mean they def did put body makeup on her arms; so if your makeup artist chooses a color that is a little bit off, but looks fine in person that may reflect much fairer for the camera lenses. This happens to me all the time! But I really do believe she really does look true to herself. (I'm the one who posted the first comment btw :) )

Anonymous's picture

Aishwarya is fair but not this fair as she was made out to be in this particular Cannes appearance. Compare it with her next appearance and the next and there is a stark difference in her skin colour.

TheOneAndOnly's picture

Wtf troll.

Fiza_Khan's picture

Anonymous
I don't understand how Aishwarya did not embrace her real skin color. If you see her arms she is in fact that fair. Many times they have tried to make her look bronze and that's not her real color. I am also assuming because she hasn't done many appearances or movies, etc. she has stayed indoors a lot making her maybe fairer than what we are used to seeing. But even in her pregnancy pics she was this fair.
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Actually arms can be made much fairer too. In my uncle's wedding, my aunt's makeup was professional done and her arms were made much fairer too. I mean professional makeup artists aren't dumb to leave your arms/fingers without foundations, lol. They know how to use and where to use makeup. I actually think in from Taal to Jodha Akbar her skin was light brownish (which I loved a lot more). She is definitely fairer than the average Indian though. Sonam Kapoor as well in Cannes in the Black Gown looked much fairer than her real skin tone (including her arms). Deepika in Chandni Chowk to China was made looking much fairer (including her arms). I guess it is not at all their fault, sometimes their makeup artists like to give them a westernized makeup. If someone who is naturally very fair puts on bronzer/fake tan, you can always definitely tell :)

Anonymous's picture

The simpler the better.

milanax's picture

Kaushal is an Indian name - so she is pretending to be Indian on youtube?

Kitty's picture

I like her videos... well edited/put together and she knows her stuff!

Anonymous's picture

Amazing job. I love make up tutorials and this one is completely bang on.

Anonymous's picture

aishwarya is naturally fair, but i think she had additional bleaching treatments to look so white. i just wanna know what they are!

Anonymous's picture

That's a mean thing to say. However, she is of Pakistani origin, not Indian. Her name is Rida. This is common knowledge.

Anonymous's picture

WOW THA'TS REALLY GOOD

Anonymous's picture

I don't understand how Aishwarya did not embrace her real skin color. If you see her arms she is in fact that fair. Many times they have tried to make her look bronze and that's not her real color. I am also assuming because she hasn't done many appearances or movies, etc. she has stayed indoors a lot making her maybe fairer than what we are used to seeing. But even in her pregnancy pics she was this fair.

Anonymous's picture

'Embrasing' hahaha... Yes, Sonam was embarassing...

Anonymous's picture

Mayb u havent seen sonam's school-girl postures and mallika's flying postures. Ash added CLASS to her look with her postures.

Anonymous's picture

fake eye lashes change the appearance so much!! really make a difference before and after.

Anonymous's picture

She is still running in ur mind .. Loser

Anonymous's picture

i respect Sonam for embrasing her real skin color.

Anonymous's picture

I'm tired just from seeing the videos - looks like a lot of time, money, and effort. However, she did a wonderful job. The end result looks flawless.

Anonymous's picture

Great makeup. Tku fr sharing.

Anonymous's picture

many people do that.... the sole reason is because most of the eye shadows they use are in powder form and some of its dust fall on skin... so putting the foundation after eye shadows means a better finish :)

Anonymous's picture

the make up artist is too pretty to be indian.

Anonymous's picture

the power of makeup wow! it can do wonders on anyone's face. Thanks for sharing!!

Anonymous's picture

Interesting video. Thanks for posting. I noticed that in one of the videos there were 6 different things used on the eye, 6 on the face, 3 for the lashes and 3 for the lips. That is 18 different makeup products. Phew! I got exhausted just thinking of all the work each of the personalities go through before each public appearance. I guess none of us really want to see them without makeup anyway :-) Great videos. Thanks again for posting.

Anonymous's picture

She's great, nicely done looks ! One thing I found weird , she put on foundation after the eye makeup ? I guess everyone has their own way !

Anonymous's picture

Kaushal has deepikas look from iffa as well. She's really good!

Anonymous's picture

Thanks !!!Nice work!!

starlight's picture

Thank u for this post! Id LOVE to see more makeup posts..always on the lookout for flattering colours :)

Anonymous's picture

Awesome

Anonymous's picture

Nicely done and you look absolutely fantastic ! I've never seen someone who does her eyes before her fondation and concealer though, I was like "whaaaaat is she doing ? how is this going to play out ?" But, hey, I was wrong, you pulled it off really well :)

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