Monday, May 25, 2009

Indian Barbie

This is my contest entry for Laura's Barbie contest. Of course I had to do Indian Barbie! I didn't get the chance to dress up completely, but I wore some bangles & big gold earrings to add the Indian touch.

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The Indian touch
Just the makeup
Top view

The inspirations

Barbie loves MAC poster/ad
I love the brunette's makeup, but I did my makeup like the blonde
"Sohni Punjab" Barbie
Sohni means pretty. I was going to get all dolled up like her, but the only thing I ended up using from this inspiration was the light pink lips.
I'm surprised at how many Indian Barbie's there are already. The pic below shows just 4 of them & they're dressed up like brides from different parts of the country. The Sohni Punjab Barbie is the 2nd from the left. If you don't know much bout Indians or Indian weddings, you can tell from the pic that Indian weddings are full of colour & gold jewelry! I'm disappointed that none of them have henna (also known as 'mehendi') on their hands. I mean come on, what's a South Asian bride without henna?


Rai said...

Pretty! What's the color on your lips?

I saw the prettiest Indian wedding on television once. My mom has gone to a few, I never went.

May 25, 2009 at 9:02 PM
Katrina is a Princess said...

AHHHH That look is beautiful!!! You really do look like a dolly! So pretty!

Those Indian Barbie dolls are so extravagant! I want one!!!! Indian weddings are amazing!!!! So beautiful and colorful! Ive never been to one, but I seen some on TV and WOW, THATS A WEDDING!

Good luck in the contest Saim!!!

May 25, 2009 at 9:15 PM
DSK said...

girly u are SO gorgeous! I can't tell you enough

May 25, 2009 at 9:25 PM
Amina said...

goooooorgeous!! I loove loove the make up!!

May 26, 2009 at 12:20 AM
*Nehs* said...

what a pretty indian barbie!

May 26, 2009 at 12:58 AM
J said...

You look stunning!!

May 26, 2009 at 4:08 AM
makeupper said...

That look is so incredibly beautiful! :)
Good luck!

May 26, 2009 at 5:14 AM
Chrissy said...

I love this!! You look gorgeoussss.

May 26, 2009 at 7:57 AM
R.C. said...

lovin' the makeup! You always do such a great job!

May 26, 2009 at 10:55 AM
becky said...

wow ive never seen an indian barbie before but you look beautiful. I love the earrings and bracelet :)

May 27, 2009 at 12:22 AM
Miss Yaya said...

i love it!

May 27, 2009 at 3:00 PM
Jean said...

just wanted to say yours was my favorite entry for this contest :)

May 31, 2009 at 5:01 PM

so pretty!

June 3, 2009 at 6:36 AM
Anonymous said...

those barbies are really old actually, I remember my mom buying them in the 90s. We still have them on display, they are quite cute.

August 1, 2009 at 12:38 AM
shubhi said...

well frankly speaking i dont like the indian barbies...they lack the oomph factor . plus they are so over dressed ( not to mention all under the stupid pallu !!) none of the sexy glam gals wear pallu on their head !! look at the hollywood barbies!!! i mean i wish i was like one of them ...not like these barbie presnting us as doormat !! sorry for my rage ...but i dont think they represnt our modern india nymore !

January 29, 2010 at 8:19 AM
* Jewelry Designer: Harjot * said...

Mindblowing! ;) :)

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