Since the festive season and the holidays are around the corner, I thought I would share my Festive Makeup Edit with you.
The most important thing to me, when it comes to Festive Season Makeup is convenience, longevity and of course the glow, so here are a few of my makeup picks!
Swatches below from Top-Bottom:
*The Body Shop Metal Lip Liquid in Rose Gold- I am not too much of a metal lip fan, as I find it can be a bit aging, but this as a topper on the center of my lips over a red lipstick gives such a plump, youthful look with a sophisticated shimmer!
Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Lipstick in Dolce- This is such a pretty shade, and I am loving the formula, it is long lasting without being drying and uncomfortable.
Bobbi Brown Foundation Stick in Warm Natural- This is the first foundation I have tried from Bobbi Brown, and although it is a stick foundation, it doesn’t feel heavy on the skin, while still offering full coverage.
Milani Baked Powder Blush in Luminoso- Now I know the reason why this blush is so well loved! It is so soft and smooth and blends well, and is one for all skin types and tones, and the blushing glow it gives is amazing!
Milani Strobelight in Dayglow- I think the swatch of this says enough, how beautiful is this highlighter, there isn’t a glitter chunk in sight, just sheer glow!
*The Body Shop Drops of Glow- I am loving these drops mixed with the Bobbi Brown Foundation to give a glowy luminous look.
Milani Stay Put Eye Liner in Linked on Black- This liner is black! It lasts really long, even in my waterline, and the only issue I have is that it doesn’t remove very well, and as hard as I try I still end up with black circles around my eyes the next morning.
the Balm Batter Up Eyeshadow Stick in Dugout- I really love eyeshadow sticks for the convenience, and this one from the Balm is so easy to use. It is blendable, pigmented and long-lasting, and it doesn’t crease either!
*The Body Shop Star Stamp Liner- How cute is this stamp liner? It also has a felt tip on the other end, so if stars aren’t your thing, or for other times of the year when stars are not suitable, there is a super black liquid liner too. Unfortunately the swatch bled a bit, but luckily that didn’t happen on my lids!
This Face Touch-Up Palette from Bobbi Brown is complexion perfection in a travel friendly and convenient compact. There is a Corrector, Concealer, Skin Foundation Stick and Sheer Finish Pressed Powder. So whether you need to touch up on the go, or get ready in a rush, there is no need to carry four different products, and this is my favourite complexion pick this season!
*The Body Shop Drops of Glow Lustre Finish Creator can be used in so many ways to give that extra glow this festive season! It can be used on a bare face, or over makeup to highlight, or mixed with your foundation for a luminous finish, or on the lips or eyelids to add a bit of illumination. My favourite way to use it is mixed in with my foundation, as it gives a glowy, light finish without affecting the coverage of my foundation.
Let’s not forget the lashes! The MAC Haute & Naughty Too Black Lash Mascara gives good volume, and separates the lashes well. The formula is quite wet, but there is no flaking, and it pretty much stays put for the night, which is perfect, because nobody wants raccoon eyes!
And lastly, what better time to wear glitter than the festive season! *The Body Shop Glitter Dust can be mixed with clear lipgloss or body lotion and applied to the face or body for that little bit of extra fun!
Do you have any festive makeup picks to share?
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The metallic lipsticks and glitter dust looks fab. I love the idea of the glitter dust! x
Yip, glitter everything over Christmas!
Ok. The stamp eyeliner?! So bloody cute! Why has no company ever done something like that before! Super cute especially for this time of year!
Much love, Caitylis x x
It is cute right! I love it!
your flatlays are beautiful!
Thank you so much Shelley!
Such gorgeous flatlays! I’ve seen those body shop glitters a lot recently! xx
thanks so much Emma. They are so cute!
You can’t wrong with Bobbi Brown at Christmas I think! x
Yes! And this palette is so handy!
The illuminating drops look fab!
I absolutely love your photos.
The drops are lovely! Oh thank you so much!
You’re officially the queen of flatlays, you can’t beat a festive glow – it’s the time of year when ALL the highlighter is okay x
Ah thank you so much for saying that!
I have never tried body shop makeup! I am addicted to nail polish at the minute, anything dark and sparkly
Oh yes, how did I know put nail polish in this post!!!!!!
I’m obsessed with The Body Shop makeup, they just do it so well 🙂 xx
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Yes, and it is pretty affordable too!
I’m obsessed with Milani Luminoso, need to try their highlighter! xx
It is absolutely amazing, so so happy with it!
Oh my word! What a beautiful post! Your snaps and flat lays are pure goals!!
Ah, thank you so much Rosie!
So much cruelty-free goodness (besides Bobbi Brown and MAC)! I like the idea of using the metallic lipstick over another colour- also not a fan of metallic lips. <3 xxx
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Yip, try it out! It gives that little bit of extra glam without making you look older 🙂
I have been wanting to try a few new products, this has intrigued me. A shopping spree soon.
Yes to a shopping spree! Go and treat yourself!
Oh wow they all look stunning, your photos are so pretty, and your swatches are stunning!
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Thanks so much Erin!
Yes to all the sparkle, shimmer and glow! That little Bobbi Brown palette is great! xx
It is so perfect for touchups and travelling. Literally all you need!
I love The Body shop in general but need to try more of their make-up! Love these photos girl 🙂 x
Yes, their makeup is lovely! Ah thanks so much, means a lot coming from you!
I absolutely love body shop makeup! Needs to be talked about more-people always mention the body stuff but the makeup is just as good. Loved this post xx
Agreed, I love so many of their makeup products!
Thumbs up for Milani Luminoso👍👍
Yes! It is beautiful isn’t it!
I’m really loving Milani at the moment. I can’t wait to try out more from them next year xx
Ooooh, what more can you recommend?
Love the photos in this post! I’ve heard good things about the body shop’s drops of glow. Such a pretty little bottle too! x
Thanks Emma! Yip, the drops are amazing!
The drops of glow look amazing! x
I am loving it mixed in my foundation!
I want to try those drops of glow x
Yes! You can’t beat a good glow, particularly at this time of year. Thank you for reminding me to pull my Luminoso blusher out! Xx
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