Karwa Chauth 2017: Tips To Get Ready Like A New Bride For Your Better-Half

| October 7 , 2017 , 20:13 IST

The married women keep waiting for the festival of Karwa Chauth through the year. As per religious beliefs, Indian women who fast for the whole day without water and food are gifted with the long life of their spouse.

This year, the festival will be observed on Sunday, October 8. Indian women fast without food and water for their husband’s eternal health and well-being. Women do the 16 singar to look beautiful for their husbands. They include saree, mehndi, jewellery, earring, bangles and many other things.

On this auspicious day, women apply Mehendi on their hands which are considered to be Shubh for married ladies. The full hand beautiful design is liked by most women when the colour is dark.

Despite the stringent rules of this fast, every married Hindu woman celebrates this day with great dedication. The vast array of delicacies, gifts, mother-in-law’s love in the form of sargi, and the opportunity to dress up, make the day-long fast a smooth ride. 

On this day, women also need to ensure that their appearance is perfect from head to toe. So here are some tips to spruce up your look for Karva Chauth this year, check these out: 

Quintessential traditional look

Karva Chauth is all about looking and feeling good. While the fast takes care of the latter, the former is taken care of by the right outfit. It is important to go for right outfit with proper accessories. You can prefer to deck up in your wedding outfit in different style, quintessential traditional saree will work wonders for your look on this auspicious day.  For women, who want to stay traditional yet modern, opt for an Indo-western outfit like a dhoti saree. 


Complementing you outfit, one can go for stylish braids, or if you are planning to knot your hair in a bun, fancy judapins can make your hairstyle look elegant. You can experiment with few side decorative matching hair pins too if you have short hair. Soft curls or waves will also look good with your attire. One can also try different hair colours to bring change in look.


Proper matching pieces of jewellery will make your look complete. Newly married women can put up their wedding jewellery with the matching outfit. Modern women can go for light-weighted ones with traditional designs.  But don’t miss your mangalsutra and bangles.


Mehndi is called shubh for married women as without mehendi any ritual program is not considered as ‘shubh’. To keep your fasting day engaged, women should apply mehendi designs on the day and its darkness will really bring a bright smile on your face.


Here comes the most important thing, Makeup! It is very important to resort to beauty treatments that are tried and tested by you, that will enhance the glow of your skin. One should go for makeup according to the outfit, professional makeup should be preferred. Give dramatic look to your eyes, you can also opt for winged eyeliners to give your makeup a finishing touch. Do not miss sindoor and bindi to complete your look.