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Party Makeup: Beauty Expert’s Verdict

Party Makeup: Beauty Expert’s Verdict

December is well and truly under way, meaning that Christmas parties, after-work drinks and all round festivities will soon descend upon us. Here to help you prepare for whatever the festive season (or your Friday night) has to offer, we’ve prepared a list of must-have party makeup for the festive season.

Thalgo Perfect Glow Primer

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Every beauty addict knows that good party makeup starts with a primer, you wouldn’t paint a wall without priming it right? Primers can be used under eyeshadow, foundation, lipstick and mascara and they help keep your makeup in place for hours. Easing the application of makeup and creating a barrier between the product and the skin, makeup primer is a godsend when trying to combat shine and making a smooth base for foundation. This Thalgo Perfect Glow Primer is the perfect product for creating the “airbrush effect”. In the form of a light gel, the formula has correcting prisms of coloured light that help to seal imperfections and eliminate dilated pores.

Shiseido Perfecting Stick Concealer

Why is it that blemishes always rear their ugly heads when you’re going to a party? Well, even if they do, we’ve got you covered.  Watch your imperfections fade away with class with this Shiseido Perfecting Stick Concealer. With a texture that can be compared to silk, the product blends seamlessly in to the skin, hiding everything from dark circles to blotchy skin. Plus, the Reflect and Fit Powder camouflages your skin whilst the products in-built Super Hydro wrap vitalises the skin.

Lord and Berry Countouring Palette

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The secret to the party look is all in the sculpting. Complete with a palette for every skin tone, the Lord and Berry Palette includes six flattering shades which are perfect for highlighting and creating a perfectly contoured look. A touch of highlighter and bronzed shading can slim-down the nose and hollow-out the cheeks, creating a naturally defined look.

Daniel Sandler Mirco-Bubble Lipstick

Arguably the ultimate hue, the red lip is a look that will never go out of fashion. From rich blue-based shades to bright orange-toned hues, a bolt of red is a party makeup staple. This Titanium Micro-Red is the perfect accompaniment for the women who knows what she wants. Formulated with “micro-bubbles” that release nourishing conditioners as well as providing a vibrant colour that are all packed in to a luxurious titanium case, it’s not just a lipstick: it’s fashion.

Elizabeth Arden Grand Entrance Mascara Set

Whether you’re honing in on your lips or your eyes for your party makeup look, the stalwart of every beauty bag is mascara. This mascara set by Elizabeth Arden allows you to create the ultimate defined lash effect.

The three piece set comes complete with the brand’s Grand Entrance Mascara, Beautiful Colour Precision Glide Eye Liner and a bottle off All Gone Eye and Lip Makeup Remover – to help remove it all at the end of a long night!

Utilising a vitamin-rich formula, the mascara comes complete with a precision brush that is expertly designed to grab and hold on to every lash, extending and separating for an ultimate curled false-lash effect. Complete your eye makeup look by defining the eyes with the creamy, soft eye pencil whose creamy, soft-formula delivers a rich, smouldering look.

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