Sumita Chakraborty unplugs fashion icon Deepika Padukone’s incredible beauty and fashion sense.
She’s the Czarina of Bollywood. Her dazzling smile, peach ‘n’ cream complexion and her svelte figure, makes her truly the toast of Tinsel Town. And now, she’s even made caused tremors in Hollywood too with her smashing debut in Vin Diesel’s film ‘xXx: Return Of Xander Cage’.
So what makes her so gorgeous, we wonder? Her fashion sense has always got the thumbs up from the fashion police. In fact, she’s always been featured in the best-dressed lists even globally. A poster gal and pinup idol, she’s indeed a fashion icon.
So if you’re wondering what is the secret of your fave superstar Deepika Padukone’s beauty and fashion sense? Here are Deepika’s Padukone’s beauty secrets unplugged:
Beauty Banter: Natural beauty, Deepika doesn’t have to do too much to enhance her looks. But she does insist that being disciplined about one’s lifestyle can make a huge difference to your looks. According to her, “You should also love yourself. If you’re looking at the mirror, don’t just look at the flaws, look at the good things too. Flaws can be ironed out, features can be enhanced, but the best way to always dazzle is to think good thoughts, be happy and positive and don’t pull yourself down.’
Skin Win: So what does she do to get that flawless complexion? “I am blessed with good genes. But besides that, I drink a lot of water. Water ensures that your skin remains hydrated and that makes it look good. Besides this, the essentials in skin care – cleansing, toning and moisturizing – works for her best. “I don’t step outside without my moisturizer with SPF. I do use a hydrating cream during the day and a good night cream. At night, however late it is, I don’t go to sleep until I remove every trace of makeup. Facials are a ‘No’, but a regular clean-up is a must.
Mane Attraction: Deepika’s hair is indeed gorgeous. And she ensures that she makes her hair look that good by getting a hair massage with coconut oil every Sunday. “This I’ve been doing from my childhood, and it works for me,” Deepika says.
Fit ‘N’ Fab: Her hourglass figure has been drooled over time and again. “I was pretty plump as a kid, but I lost all the baby fat by engaging in sports. I used to play badminton and was even the school champ. And that kept me in shape.” Now, she makes sure she does pilates to stay in shape. Deepika states, “There is no comprise on my fitness ritual. No matter what, I make sure I do my regular fitness regimen. Yasmin Karachiwala is my trainer, and she makes sure I do my daily work-outs and stretching exercise. Balance is the key to a good work-out. However, wWork out according to how much your body can take. Also, make sure your body takes time out to cool down.” Deepika also does yoga and walks a lot too.
Eating Right: Deepika insists, “You can eat as much as you want but you should eat healthily. I love food, and I don’t believe in skipping meals.” Deepika follows a diet regimen which is healthy, balanced and has a healthy mix of proteins and carbs. She eats three meals a day and never skips breakfast if she can help it. Dinner is always light, though.
Makeup Do: According to Deepika, putting on tones of makeup is a big ‘No’. “Less is more. Makeup should enhance your looks not cover and hide your features,” says Deepika. Find out which colors suit you. The right foundation works immensely to enhance your looks, she says. Though she sticks to hues according to the occasion, Deepika confesses she is a “lip person”. She loves enhancing her lips. Deepika says, “I love nudes and red in lip hues.”
Style Statement: Deepika believes it would be teaming white with denim. As for clothes, she’d wear only something she is comfortable in. With a number of Women Denim and Jeans Offers available in the market, it won’t be difficult for you to look as gorgeous as this leggy lass.
Fashion Craving: Deepika insists that it would be shoes. “I love buying shoes, and that is my eternal fashion craving. I am obsessed with shoes and I would like to own a lot of shoes. In fact, if I had my way I’d be all the shoes of the world – ha ha! But of course, I am exaggerating. But I do love shoes, other than that I’m fine with everything else.”
Favourite fashion: Deepika says, “It depends on the occasion and mood. It keeps changing.”
Fave Accessory: Deepika says, “I think it would be my watch and sunglass.”
The gorgeous Deepika Padukone is indeed a fashion inspiration. She is disciplined, understated and yet always gorgeous. Her fashion and beauty sense is sensible and smart. No wonder, she looks so good always!