Monday, 14 December 2015

Christmas Make-Up Wish List

“I saw mommy kissing Santa Claus...”

Well so would you, if he delivered these 5 Make-up Bag must haves for this seasons delicious make-up trends, straight into your stocking...

“…Underneath the mistletoe!”

CHANEL – Le Blanc de Chanel multi use illuminating base £33.00 
A universal make-up base that lights up and enhances the complexion, with a magic halo of light. With it’s Pore minimizing properties of witch hazel, mattifying minerals and a touch of Christmas licorice extract, for an even flawless finish, this is every make-up lovers dream. Used sparingly mixed with your favorites Chanel foundation, or applied with a brush under your base to conceal dark circles or redness, it’s a magic highlighter! I prefer to apply to clients central T zone and as a ‘V’ under the eyes onto the upper cheek, for a subtle contoured look.

Bareminerals lasting line longwear eyeliner £15.00 (£11.25 online) 
The name’s a give away, this slick liner will not budge and can be applied as a fine line to the base of the upper lashes or as a dramatic 50’s style flick. It glides on effortlessly and boasts a built in sharpener and an angled smudge tip, if you fancy a more blended edge. It comes in 8 shades including this season’s lux bronzes, but every make-up bag should have a staple LBL! (Little Black Liner)

MAC Powder Blush – ‘Blushbaby’ (fair skins) ‘Pinch Me’ (medium skins) ‘Breath of Plum’ (dark skins) £18.50 
The contoured bone structure takes a well-earned break for the Christmas season and is replaced by the ‘Snow White’ of cheek trends, the feminine frost nipped apple of the cheek. With its strong pigment, a subtle kiss of this delightful blush, will give the cheeky flush of colour you desire. Pout to find your perfect apple!

Pure Colour ‘Burgundy’ Matte Liquid Lipstick £3.99
Matte liquid lipstick? Yes, New Look have nailed this classic in the form of a high pigment gloss. Full coverage and a velvet texture, applied with a sponge applicator tip, means you can top up on the move and finish this classic look off to a T!

Sanctuary Spa Shimmer Body Butter £15.99 (Amazon) 
 Make-up should also include the body and with lux fabrics being adored this season, do not forget the parts of the body you dare to bare. This body butter not only gives your skin a subtle sparkle, but moisturises, making your skin soft to the touch.