With party season in full swing and with it soon to be NYE, I thought I’d share my festive make-up look I’ve been rocking to all my party’s this season.Flawless Skin –
I treated myself to the ‘how to look the best at everything palette’ from Benefit as a little Christmas present to myself, I’m loving the foundation and think I need to invest in a full size bottle!
After I’ve moisturised my face, I then use the Pore professional as a primer, then applying a thin layer of fountain, the next step is concealer and hide any blemishes, finishing off with a light dusting of powder under my eyes and a long my nose – trying to avoid any heavily spotty areas as I find powder clings and will dry out this area.Defined Cheek Bones –
Next step is blusher & in this case a little contouring – I’m very new to contouring, but it’s pretty fun giving it ago and creating more definition to my cheek bones. Now I’m no expert but I start with a angled brush and the darkest shade in the palette, remembering to suck in my cheeks and following the natural hollow line of the cheeks, then I use the lighter shade and follow the same line, next I use the larger brush to blend these in and finally applying blusher to the apples of my cheeks. I’ve found some great articles online with images to reference for the perfect party face, also this great guide to contouring using the same palette I used.
To finish of the cheeks I dab and blend in a small amount of high beam, you can also use this on you’re brow bones, nose line and cupids bow.For Eye’s That Sparkle –
I’m not usually one for eyes and instead usually opt for lips, however as I’m going for full glam I’m giving my eyes a dusting of shimmer in the form of these golden shades, a smudge of pencil and a coating of mascara.
Starting with the oyster gold shades in the small corner of my eyes nearest the nose, blending in with the darker shades in the far corners and adding a line of eyeliner. Remember to curl those lashes and when applying mascara curl the brush at the same.Luscious Lips –
Finally the finishing touch with a swipe of red lip stick. I’ve opted for matte as I think it gives the perfect vintage touch to the look.
Products used –
– Benefit how to look the best at everything palette kit, in Light
– Chanel MAT Lumière Powder, in 50 Poudrè
– Sleek Face Contour Kit Fair
– Benefit High Beam
– Chanel Eye Palette, in 99 Stellaires
– MAC Eye Shadow, in Retrospeck
– Benefit Bad Gal Lash Mascara
– MAC Pro Longwear eyeliner, in Black Ice
– MAC Lipstick Ruby Woo, in Retro Matte
– Rimmel Nail Polish 60 seconds, in Black Out