The Beauty Secrets of Bollywood Stars

From soot to mayonnaise.

There's so much to love about Bollywood, but as beauty enthusiasts, we can't help but hone in on the leading ladies, trying to unearth the secrets behind their all-natural glows, striking eyes, and lush manes. Here, find the centuries-old grooming tips and homespun must-haves of India's biggest movie stars.

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