And its Awards season, folks! As the finest performances in Bollywood for 2016 were honoured in a bevy of Award shows recently, Nykaa.com and Femina collaborated to host the Beauty Awards to honor the finest products that rendered us flawless in 2016. With beauty regimes and beauty products assuming an undeniable and irreplaceable importance in recent times, owing to the growing brigade of beauty bloggers and makeup artists, these Awards certainly are a one of its kind, helping us mere mortals choose some finest Holy Grail products! Last night saw the Nykaa.com Femina Beauty Awards 2017 happen at The St. Regis, Mumbai and hosted by the charming Cyrus Sahukar. The jury members who were assigned the ardent task of choosing the best included CEO of Nykaa.com, Falguni Nayyar, Shilpa Shetty-Kundra, Editor and chief community officer, Tanya Chaitanya, Dr. Jaishree Sharad, celeb makeup artists Pompy Hans and Namrata Soni, model Kanishtha Dhankar and photographer Errikos Andreau.
The tinsel town divas who upped the style quotient of the Award night with their marvelous designer ensembles and fare excellently include Jacqueline Fernandez, Vaani Kapoor, Shriya Saran, Diana Penty and telly actress Roshni Chopra. Curious to know more? Well, let’s delve in and see who wore what on the red carpet!
Jacqueline Fernandez was awarded the ‘Best Natural Beauty’ award by CEO of Nykaa.com, Falguni Nayar and wore an ivory silk jacquard evening gown from the London-based label Hasan Hejazi featuring a sweetheart neckline and mesh detailing on the sleeves and neck. Owing to the opulent and voluminous nature of the gown, Jacqueline donned minimal accessories from Aurelle by Leshna Shah. Slipping into Louboutins, that were barely visible, Jacqueline carried a Louboutin spiked clutch as well.
The Befikre actress Vaani Kapoor won the Exciting Fresh Face Award and flaunted that fabulous figure of hers in a tuxedo style strapless Alexis Mabille gown and opted for minimal accessories from Roopa Vohra Fine Jewellery. She rounded up her look with bold eyes and nude glossy lips.
Wearing separates featuring a printed Payal Singhal fringe longline jacket with matching pants and a black crop top, Shriya Saran’s refreshing red carpet offering also comprised bold eyes, nude glossy lips and firmly waved hair!
Exuding vintage glam, Shilpa Shetty Kundra wore a strapless blue printed gown by Yolan Cris with white Louboutins. Wearing dangling earrings from the Minerali Store, Shilpa finished out her look with bold eyes and signature glossy brown lips.
Wearing the floral print Samant Chauhan gown with, Surveen Chawla flaunted minimal accessories from Dwarkadas Chandumal Jewellers and was styled by Sanam Ratansi of StyleCell. Hair and makeup artist Kyana Emmot dolled up Surveen in loosely tied textured hair with bangs and an impeccable makeup of nude pink lips and striking eyes.
Going mono-toned on the red carpet and excelling at it, Sophie Choudry wore a BCBG thigh-high slit gown with wine-colored lips and ruby and diamond jewelry from Farah Khan Fine Jewellery.
The Happy Bhaag Jayegi actress, Diana Penty wore a wore a customized Nishka Lulla gown with jewelry from Swarovski. She finished out the look with a messy low ponytail, bright pink lips, and dark eyes.
The Mohenjo Daro actress, Pooja Hegde wore a black voluminous dress with a halter neckline by Dolly J with Tresmode heels. Going the minimal accessory way, Pooja Hegde flaunted jewelry from Jet Gems, a minimal makeup of She was styled by stylist duo, Pranay Jaitly and Shounak Amonkar and flaunted a messy low pony and nude pink lips.
Ditching the gowns and dresses for a demure yet smashing red carpet look of a Benarasi saree with a Payal Khandwala crop top, Roshni Chopra sported a braided hairdo and finished out her look with a bindi, traditional pearl necklace and a minimal makeup of bold eyes and defined cheekbones.
Coming together to commemorate and share with the world, the finest beauty products, these Award nights were much-awaited by beauty product lovers! So which of these dazzling divas stunned you the most? Do let us know and stay tuned for more style updates!