New year. It’s a time for everything glittery, sparkly and metallic to be worn head to toe. I mean, what better way to bring the year in right?
Now, if like me you’re working through the evening. There’s not going to be a lot of time to get ready, especially as seeing your family and friends at the party is way more important than getting yourself new year ready.
So, I’ve created this super simple makeup look that takes as little as 10 minutes and looks like you’ve put a hell of a lot of effort in. There’s sparkle, bronze skin, winged eyeliner and a pop of colour on the lips. The lip of course can be changed to co-ordinate with your outfit for the big night.
The star of the show is the eyeshadow, which is Woodwinked by MAC. It’s my favourite one shadow look. It shifts the tone in the crease and on the lid meaning that it looks like you’re wearing more than one shadow – with less of the hassle.
Let’s get glam and bring 2018 in with a bang – happy new year everyone!
B A S E
B. Confident Day Cream (£9.49, Superdrug) used as a primer all over the face
L’Oreal 24H-Matte Waterproof Foundation in Honey (£8.99, Superdrug)
Bourjois Healthy Mix Concealer in 2 Medium (£8.99, Superdrug)* under eyes, on chin and down the nose.
Both applied and blended with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
Makeup Revolution Luxury Banana Powder (£5, Superdrug)
Using the flattened side of the Real Techniques Sponge to bake under the eyes and on the T-zone
E Y E S
MAC Eye Shadow in Woodwinked (£13.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied first into the crease using the Spectrum Large Fluffy Shader brush (£5, Beauty Bay) and then packing the colour onto the lid using the Zoeva Luxe Smoky Shader brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
To add sparkle, place Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter & Glow in Smouldering Satin (£23, Beauty Bay) onto the inner half of the eye
Then add your wing using the Ciate London Fierce Flicks liner (£15, Birchbox) and using the same liner take it into the upper water line – trust me, it works and stays in place all day!
MAC Eye Shadow in Nylon (£13.50, MAC Cosmetics) popped into the inner corner of the eye and to highlight under the brow
Applied using the Zoeva Luxe Petit Crease brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
Bourjois Push Up Glamour Mascara (£8.99, Superdrug)* on the upper and lower lashes
B R O W S
Tanya Burr Perfect Brows kit (£6.99, Superdrug)
Mixing all three brow colours – Pebble, Charcoal and Hot Cocoa – to create mid brown shade
Applied with the ZOEVA Brow Line brush (£8, Beauty Bay)
F A C E
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun! (£24.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the New CID Cosmetics Powder brush (£31.50, New CID Cosmetics)** around the perimeters of the face
Sleek Shimmer Blush in Suede (£4.99, Superdrug)
Applied using the Real Techniques Contour brush from the Flawless Base set (£19.99, Superdrug)
Benefit Hoola Bronzer (£31.25, Amazon) to contour the cheeks
Applied using the Real Techniques Sculpting brush (£9.99, Superdrug)
Using MAC Eye Shadow in Nylon (£13.50, MAC Cosmetics) as a highlight on the face
Applied using the fan brush from the Morphe 12 piece set (£14, Beauty Bay)
L I P S
NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Sao Paulo (£6, Boots)
*I received these products complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes.
**I was gifted these products thanks to New CID Cosmetics.
N.B. All opinions on the products are my own.