When it comes to this time of year (dare me say, the Christmas months) I live in red lipsticks of all kinds. Be it bright red, orange red, vampy red or deep red. Earlier this year when Jeffree Star bought out his Thirsty collection, I fell in love with the shade Cherry Wet – a gorgeous pink toned red, unlike anything I already have in my collection.
Now don’t get me wrong, this shade is absolutely gorgeous in the summer with bronzed skin and lashes. It really makes a statement! As with most of the shades I own, I like to make them work for all year round.
So now that it is colder, I decided to put the summer and winter together – using a bronzey toned skin with a winged liner and a blush that makes me look like I’ve been out in the cold.
The base of this look itself would be perfect with almost any lip shade, it’d look really natural if you just popped a hint of lip balm on too! I hope you enjoy the post and I’d love to know your favourite red to wear in these colder months – so let me know in the comments.
B A S E
Embryolisse Lait Creme Concentrate NEW YORK (£20, Boots)
The Ordinary Serum Foundation in 1.2Y (£5.95, Beauty Bay)
Applied with the Real Techniques Miracle Complexion Sponge (£5.99, Superdrug)
L.A. Girl Pro Conceal in Natural (£5, Beauty Bay)
Applied under the eyes and on the centre of the face and then blended in with the same Real Techniques sponge
Chanel Soleil Tan De Chanel Bronze Universal (£40, Boots)
Applied as a cream bronzer around the perimeters of the face with the smaller tip of the Real Techniques sponge
MaxFactor Miracle Touch Cream Blush in Soft Pink (£6.99, Boots)
Blended into the apples of the cheeks with the fingers and then to blend seamlessly, I used the Real Techniques sponge
RCMA Translucent Powder (£13, Beauty Bay)
Applied to mattify the face where needed using the Zoeva Face Focus brush (£13, Beauty Bay)
F A C E
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Give Me Sun (£25.50, MAC Cosmetics)
Applied with the New CID Cosmetics Chrome Powder brush (£31.50, New CID Cosmetics) all over the perimeters of the face where I applied the cream Chanel bronzer
Zoeva Pink Spectrum Blush palette (£15, Beauty Bay)
Taking the shade PK40 onto the apples of the cheeks with the Real Techniques Blush brush (£9.99, Superdrug)
Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter in Peach Lights (£3, Beauty Bay)
Applied to the cheekbones, down the centre of the nose and cupids bow using the C1 brush from the Skinnydip Shut The Contour set (£35, Beauty Bay)
E Y E S
Kat Von D Shade and Light Eye Contour Palette (£37, Debenhams)
Taking Samael, a mid toned matte brown, into the crease with the Spectrum AO8 brush (£4.99, Spectrum)
Creating a wing liner with the Ciate Fierce Flicks Liquid Eyeliner (£15, Birchbox)
Taking the shade Solas on the outer corner of the eye with the Zoeva Petit Pencil brush (£9, Beauty Bay)
L’Oreal Paradise Mascara in Waterproof Black (£11.99, Superdrug)
L I P S
Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick in Cherry Wet (£16, Beauty Bay)
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