Need last minute inspiration for Christmas Day make up? Or possibly for New Years Eve? Look no further! A gold eye and bold red lip will suit anyone and you will look fabulous.
I mentioned last week how much I love the Bourjois 123 Perfect CC Cream*, but here it is in action combined with a little of the Clarins Instant Concealer*. When the CC Cream comes out in stores, I can see it being a hit because as far as I can see, there are no faults. The staying power is a great, even better with a little powder over the top and it doesn't stick to any dry patches. Clarins Instant Concealer* is another hit for me, a product I wasn't too sure I would love. It's a pretty heavy coverage concealer so if you want something covering, this will do it. I have a pesky little spot hiding under this and it has lasted all day, every day this past week. To finish off the base, Clarins Bronzing Duo* has been bronzing my pale skin these past few weeks. No matter what time of the year it is, I like a little (a lot) of bronzer.
For the eyes, I started off with an old love, Half Baked, from the first Urban Decay Naked palette with Smog in the outer corners to smoke it up a little. Whenever I reach for the Naked 1, I always remember how much I loved this palette. Along the lashes, I applied a little of the Soap & Glory Smoulder Kohl in Brown to add a little more depth, before adding a lot of Clinique High Impact Extreme Mascara in Black*. For the eyebrows, I went for MAC Eyebrows in Lingering, a darker shade than I'm used to using but I have been liking a stronger brow recently. I ran out of my last eyebrow pencil so come payday, I went straight to MAC for this.
For the lips, MAC Lipstick in Russian Red is a winner. A bold blue-toned red matte lipstick, which won't budge at all. Later this day, I munched my way through a pork sandwich and it didn't budge. For this, I don't bother using lip liner as I find it rarely bleeds on me and will last the same amount of time.
Merry Christmas, my lovely readers, I will see you just before the New Year.