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Christmas Eye

Here we are again! Only a few days to go until Christmas: the long-lasting family dinner, the laughs, the joy… and your favorite auntie’s picture addiction! So as an early gift, we thought we would give a step by step guide to the perfect Xmas makeup & nails!

Step 1: Work your base

We will shout it if necessary: the base is ESSENTIAL to your makeup.

Cleanse and moisturise your face, then use a primer. After matching the correct foundation tone, you can apply your base. We used a cream contour, which we applied over the foundation and set it with a loose powder.

Step 2: Go Christmas-Eye

Gold, dark green, brown… Those are the colours you want to go for during the holidays.

Start by applying a nude eyeshadow under the eyebrows up to the eye socket. Enhance the inner corner of the eye using a light gold shadow and a darker eye shadow in the crease of the eyelid.

For a richer gold, we would recommend to use concealer on the eye socket, up to the crease, and to use a loose pigment colour.

Step 3: Go glamorous

For a real smoky look, we added a line of dark shadow on the lash lines. To capture the christmas spirit, we applied a dark green shadow along the lower lash line.

And as an eye makeup is never fully complete without a bit of eyeliner and mascara, that’s your next step!

Step 4: The final touch

You can add more glam’ with some false eyelashes, but that’s optional.

Finish this look with a lipstick of your choice (we went for a Christmas red), and you’ll be ready for the party 😉