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Christmas Party Makeup: Get the Look

Christmas Party Makeup: Get the Look | Beauty Expert

Christmas party makeup is all about shimmer tones, metallic hues and bold lip shades. Whether it’s a formal affair or more casual, festive gatherings always call for a little glitter to be added to your makeup look. Explore our curated edit of products that will help you to create a chic Christmas party makeup look.

The Christmas Party Makeup Edit

Primed and Ready

Seeking hydration, makeup longevity, glow? The secret’s in the primer. We love the INIKA Certified Organic Pure Primer as it creates the perfect smooth canvas for makeup. Powered by organic essential oils and Hyaluronic Acid, this hydrating primer leaves the skin feeling soft and prepped for makeup. If you prefer a boost of glow, we’d opt for the By Terry Cellularose CC Serum – this brightening primer glides onto the skin effortlessly and adds a luminous quality to the skin that delivers a beautiful soft-focus finish.

Stay-All-Night Foundations

When it comes to base products, party makeup requires long wear and a fuller coverage. The Kevyn Aucoin Sensual Skin Enhancer is a multifunctional complexion product that works in multiple ways to provide your desired coverage. Using only a small amount of product, mix in with a primer or apply sparingly as a high-coverage base or concealer. Once applied, the base is waterproof and long-wearing, ideal for a Christmas party.

To discover our curated edit of the best long-lasting foundations, enjoy our dedicated blog post. 

Eyes to Dazzle

There is a fantastic selection of glitter eyeshadows available at Beauty Expert, varying in texture and finish. The new Illamasqua Jewel Vinyl eyeshadows are packed with pigment and have a unique balm texture that helps to keep the colour locked in place. For a powder finish, the PUR Love Your Selfie 2 Complete Makeup Palette contains 8 eyeshadows that suit all skin types, in a mix of matte and shimmer shades.

Lashes you’ll Love

To complement the high-pigment shadows, it’s essential to select a long-wearing carbon black mascara. The Eyeko Black Magic Mascara is a prime choice as it is a tubing mascara – meaning the wand utilises Korean technology to apply in thin tubes. Transfer-resistant and ultra-black, this mascara lengthens, volumises and defines in one simple step. We also love the Delilah Volumising and Defining Mascara as it captures the lashes in its innovative Y-shaped wand, adding instant length and definition for a dramatic full-lash effect.

Classic Lip Colour

Christmas is a time to opt that classic red shade, and this year we’re opting for the royal choice, Lipstick Queen. The shade Sinner Red is a suit-all pillar box red that can be applied with a lip liner or straight from the bullet.

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The Essential Beauty Tools

Makeup artists always stress the importance of using high-quality makeup tools to create the optimum effect, and Christmas party makeup is the perfect opportunity to expand your beauty tools collection. The Brushworks Muli Tasking Brush is one of our favourite finds as it can be used to apply both liquid and powder products, building an even coverage of foundation, bronzer or blusher. Brushworks brushes are also vegan and cruelty-free, making them a fantastic brand to try out this season.

From EcoTools, we love the Stay Matte and Beautiful Kit, a curated edit of five travel-friendly makeup brushes that are ideal to apply bronzer, highlighter and eye looks.

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