Get Inspired for Carnival
This weekend starts the Carnival holiday and, as I think that most of the world knows, it’s the biggest festival in Brazil! Have you been to our Carnival already? It is a very traditional and popular festival to the country and, even each region celebrating it a bit different from each other, all of them still have lot’s of color, music, dance and happiness!
It is a celebration held from Friday to Ash Wednesday noon, when this marks the beginning of the Lent (the 40 days before Easter). People come from all over the world and travel to many traditional cities around Brazil! There are a few popular cities like Ouro Preto, Salvador, Rio de Janeiro, Olinda, Recife, São Luis do Paraitinga, Manaus, Fortaleza and Florianópolis which you will find a bigger amount of people during the weekend!
I haven’t really celebrated Carnival for a while now! I do like the holiday to rest, to hang out with friends and make barbecues or even go to some street festivals! What I really like, is having fun in a simple way! But partying simples doesn’t mean that we have to keep our make up simple!
Since this is the time of year that you can use as much glitter as you want and anything that makes you glow; and even the bright colors, hair accessories and many other cute details, let’s enjoy them! Some inspirations may require a little more of technique. But I think that you can reproduce and even adapt them! Pinterest has an infinite selection of beautiful inspirations!
I do not think there is much secret. Apart of making a good skin; you can choose to put the glitter as a shadow, on your eyelashes, along with your lipstick or as a colored illuminator; and you can even draw with it if you have stencil. So, if you are a girl that is going to join the Brazilian people throughout this celebration, hope this helps you to stay amazing!
As I’m not in Brazil and can’t join the Carnival parties, I had fun creating this inspirational gallery with makeup and hair suggestions for you!
Which one did you like the most?
Lili is half Peruvian, half Brazilian, a dreamer Pisces kind of girl, curious, life lover and travel addicted! She`s been to 53 countries, loves to explore different cultures and to travel to the most unusual destinations. Currently lives in Finland, is a monthly columnist for the website Brasileiras pelo Mundo (a Brazilian platform of expat women) and founder of Hey, I am Lili. She believes that the most important things in life are to laugh out loud, a good wine and people she loves always around anywhere in this world!