Sonam Kapoor who was recently felicitated as Beauty of the Year at Vogue Beauty Awards spills out her secrets.
What’s in your make-up bag?
Concealer, Foundation Fond de Teint (L’Oréal True Match), Bronzer, Baby pink powder, L’Oréal Paris Mega Volume Collagen Mascara, L’Oréal Kajal pencil and L’Oréal Lip Gloss.
What’s your skincare routine?
I always use a moisturiser with a sunblock before stepping out, and at the end of the day I use an eye-make-up remover and wash my face with Cetaphyll. Before I retire to bed, I use an intense moisturiser and eye cream.
What’s your go-to beauty look for a red carpet event?
I love to experiment with my look each time. My go-to beauty look for a red carpet event would definitely be red lips, it makes me very confident.
What do you think is sexy, beauty-wise?
Dark smoky eyes, open hair and pouty lips.
Your idols growing up
Madhubala and Waheeda Rehman.
What are some tips you’ve taken from beauty artistes and use daily?
I use an orange tint concealer under my eyes and since my hair gets pretty oily, I use a dry shampoo.
What’s the weirdest thing you’ve tried in the name of beauty?
What product do you turn to for a beauty boost?
Perfume; it is underestimated and there’s nothing sexier than smelling good.
What is your monsoon must-have beauty product?
Do you have a signature fragrance? Where do you like to spray it?
Michael by Michael Kors. I spray it on my neck, wrist, ankles and elbows.
Do you gravitate toward a lip colour and if so, which shade?
Do you switch up your make-up based on your hair colour?
For me, the hair colour is not as important as matching my skin tone and make-up with my overall look.
What’s your favourite beauty moment?
My first magazine cover.
Do you think it’s important to stick with a signature look?
No, I love experimenting with my look.
Are you good at applying your own make-up?
Yes, I’m pretty good at applying my own make-up.
What’s your ultimate beauty tip?
Moisturise! Moisturise! Moisturise!
What’s the best beauty advice you’ve ever received?
To use an orange under tone under my eyes, before applying my concealer.