Top 10 Easy and Perfect Makeup Tips for Yellow Dress (2022)

makeup tips and ideas for yellow dress

Easy and Perfect Makeup Tips for Yellow Dresses: Yellow is known as a sunshine color. Undoubtedly, It’s a cheerful color that has mood enhancing vibes which instantly makes you feel happy. So, on a day when you’re feeling low, a bright yellow will surely help! The good thing about yellow is that the various shades of yellow can look good on every skin tone. Yes, yellow color rarely looks bad on anyone, even when you have very fair, very dark, medium, wheat-ish or olive skin tone.

There is variety in the yellow color too like we’ve bright cheerful canary yellow or a turmeric yellow which is more deep tone. There can be a light yellow, lemon yellow, mustard yellow or even an orange yellow color. Whatever be the shade of yellow that you will be wearing, it’s your choice. We will tell you the best makeup ideas to go with your yellow dresses and how to do makeup for the yellow dress to look gorgeous and glamorous. Here, are the eye makeup, lipstick ideas and face makeup tips to go with your yellow dress.

Before that, you can explore some beautiful and gorgeous yellow colored dresses here:

How to do Makeup for the Yellow Dress

So, whether you are the bridesmaid or going for prom or even for a party, we will share the best tips for the yellow dress. Also when we say dress, it can be a cocktail gown, a short dress, pant suit, salwar suit, a sari, lacey frilly dress  or anything that you like. So, let’ get started girls!!

1. Face Makeup

When we are wearing something light like yellow, which is also a bright and cheerful color, then we should always keep a check on the base makeup. The proper base makeup with a flawless skin looks good. Like, if you have dark spots, blemishes etc, then do try to cover them up. Or if you have dark circles, then such bright colored dress, will only accentuate that. Therefore, the basic idea is to keep the base simple yet achieving for a flawless skin. Your skin should be perfect. Use concealers, foundations and translucent powder to set the makeup. 

2. Blush

With yellow dress, a flush of natural looking cheeks looks really fabulous. We are saying this, because when you have worn something as bright like yellow, then you can add color to your face.

To add some color to your face, you can amplify any one of your facial feature like it can be your eyes, your lips or cheeks. Therefore, if you would like to use a hot pink blush, then go ahead but keep the eyes simple and lips neutral.

Having said that, If you are wearing bold lip color with yellow attire, our suggestion would be to keep the blush color subtle. 

How to do Makeup for the Yellow Dress

For the night time makeup look with your yellow colored dresses, you can use bronzers and highlighters as well. They look amazing during the night  to add subtle glow and adds sharpness to your face.

Just apply the blush on the cheeks and some bronzers on the hollows of your cheekbones to create chiseled look with gradient effects. This trick surely works to make you look no less than a diva. Additionally, it also makes your face appear slimmer.

Best blush shades for yellow dress would be: Pink, Peach, Orange and light pink.

3. Eye Makeup Tips

With a yellow dress, the best eye makeup would be, a simple winged eyeliner with some gold or bronze eye shadow on the lids.

Another great eye makeup that goes great with the yellow attire is the basic brown or black smokey look. Soft brown smokey look goes really well with yellow color and for the evening makeup, where you want to look no less than a stunner, you can try a basic black smokey eyes.

eye makeup for yellow dress

For the day time, it is always good to keep the eye makeup simple so, apply some gold eye shadow on the lids and a winged eyeliner with loads of mascara. The wing can be thick to add on to the glamour.

You can apply the winged eyeliner or even a graphic eyeliner will work well with such sunshine colored dress. But we will also suggest you, that you should also apply some highlighter on the brow bone.

Yes, even for the day time makeup, the highlighted brow bone looks beautiful. Do try this trick.

For prom, the simple eye makeup looks wonderful as bold or dramatic makeup for prom makes you look older than you are. Therefore, it’s always better to try to keep the makeup simplistic. Doing this, will make sure that the attention would be on your beautiful skin or that gorgeous dress that you will be wearing for the prom.

Eye makeup suggestions: Soft brown smokey eyes, simple gold eyes with winged eyeliner or black smokey eyes with neutral lips.

4. Lipstick

If you’re wondering which lipstick goes with the yellow dress then read this. The basic makeup idea with yellow dress like cocktail gown, sari or salwar kameez or even the lehenga is to keep the focus on one feature. So, if you have kept your cheeks and eyes simple, you can surely go for a bold red lipstick. Red will make you look drop dead gorgeous with yellow. Since the only color people will see on you is the dress color and that red lip color.

Check out how beautiful Emma Stone is looking here.

emma stone yellow dress makeup

You should choose the red lipstick according to the skin tone like for dark skin, try a deep red or oxblood shades.

For fair to medium skin, a bright apple red or strawberry red will work wonders. Are you thinking that red would be a bit too much for you? Then no problem, pair your yellow number with a coral, hot pink or even an orange lip color. They all are the warm lip colors hence look complimenting with the color of your dress.

If you have chosen to try a black or brown smokey eyes then keep the lip color lighter like applying some neutral or peachy shades of lipsticks.

Lipsticks that goes well with yellow are: Red, Orange, Coral, Red, Oxblood, Maroon etc (This is with simple eye makeup, do remember dearies!!) Also see: Best makeup tips for Blue Dress

Makeup Ideas for yellow dress from celebrities:

Now that we have shared which makeup and what ideas to try with yellow dresses. It’s time to take some inspiration from the celebrities we admire.

5. Kim Kardashian

makeup for yellow dress kim kardashian

Here Kim Kardarshian is seen wearing a beautiful deep yellow plunging neckline dress. Her makeup, if you will notice is putting more focus on the lips. She has used the regular cat eye eyeliner in a winged style with a corally lip color.

6. Beyonce

makeup for yellow dress beyonce

Beyonce is the queen of Style and glamour. She is seen in this pale yellow bold dress with a very minimalistic makeup. Her makeup is simple. She has light brown smokey eye makeup with a neutral lip color. This combination can also be good for the dusky skinned women who are keen on wearing yellow like this.

7. Athiya Shetty

makeup for yellow dress athiya

She looks bit tanned here yet the makeup looks good! With this beautiful turmeric yellow colored dress she has minimal eye makeup and a deep lipcolor. The lipstick shade that looks nice with dusky skin tone is oxblood, which is what she is seen wearing with this outfit.

8. Jennifer Lopez

Jennifer Lopez

The same trend is seen on JLo as well. She paired up this glossy deep red lip color with a very basic neutral eye makeup. We loved this idea! She looks stunning like always here.

9. Aishwarya Rai

makeup for yellow dress aishwarya

Aishwarya is the epitome of Indian beauty. She has paired with heavy yellow saree with heavy jewelery. Here her makeup for the eyes, is a bit more. Clearly it is not minimal as she has 2-3 neutral earthy colors on the eyelids and a thick eyeliner. So, here she has toned down the lipstick to a shimmery coppery color. Imagine if that heavy saree, jewelery and eye makeup with that bronzer is paired with red lipstick then it would have become too much.

10. Preity Zinta

makeup for yellow dress preity

Preity has a beautiful fair flawless skin. So with her lovely transparent saree, she has heavy kohled eyes with a neutral lip color. See, this is the look that we were talking about. When you’ve done heavy or dramatic makeup for the eyes, then lips should be minimal.

Get out some more suggestions from Deepika and Sonakshi’s look:

makeup for yellow sari suit sonakshi

makeup for yellow sari suit deepika

So, these were the makeup ideas for yellow dresses and makeup looks. Do let us know what you think about them!

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