Christmas Party season is well and truly underway, so I thought to kick off my Christmas Party Looks I would focus all around drugstore makeup – I’ve included Morphe in this list because they’re super affordable! The Palette I’ve used is the Morphe 25B and it’s only £20 for 25 high quality eyeshadows! This look would also be perfect for a newbie to eyeshadow, as although it looks complicated it only takes 5 eyeshadows and some glitter!
This palette is also perfect for beginners, it has a range of mattes, metallics and shimmers all in lovely warm brown/bronze tones! I find this palette to be super pigmented and really versatile!
I started this look with my base, honestly it wasn’t the smartest idea as these shadows (like most) do have some fallout and with glitter there is always the risk of making a mess, so for this post I’ll run through the eyes first then go on to base – if you recreate this look I really recommend you do eyes first too!
To begin I used a light warm brown (1st row, 4th shade) to begin defining the crease, this will be the transition shade and therefore the rest of the shades will be blended no higher than this one. To further deepen the crease I mixed two of the warm browns together (2nd row, 1st shade and 4th row, first shade) before applying them to my crease I also brought this right into the inner corners. To further darken the lid I used the warm dark brown (5th row, 2nd shade) I applied this to the outer third of the lid and used the brush from the previous colour to blend it out.
To add a base for the glitter I used the warm gold shade (3rd row, 1st shade) I applied this with my fingers as I find this makes them more pigmented. I then made a glitter paste on the back of my hand using the NYX Glitter Primer (I’d recommend using more primer than you think you will need) to this I added NYX Pigments in Diamond Dust and Old Hollywood as well as NYX Glitter in Gold. I used a silicon eyeliner brush to mix these together and to apply it to my lid.
Honestly this paste is the easiest way I have ever applied glitter to my lids, it gives brilliant coverage but makes way less mess!
For the lower lash line I used all the same colours as before, blending closer to my lashline as the colours got darker. I also used a small angled brush and applied a dark brown (5th row, 5th shade) close to the lashline before smudging it with a small pencil brush. I used the Maybelline Skinny Liner to line top and bottom water lines before using my L’Oreal Perfect Slim Super Liner to create winged liner. I used the Maybelline Baby Doll mascara to coat top and bottom lashes before applying Ardell Demi Wispies False Lashes.
Brows: Soap And Glory 2-in-1 Brow Archery – Dark Chocolate
Primer: Tanya Burr Cosmetics Face Illuminator
Foundation: Revlon Colour Stay – Buff
Concealer: E.L.F Under Eye Concealer and Highlighter Fair/Glow
Face Powder: Collection Sheer Loose Powder
Contour: NYX Highlight and Contour Pro Palette (2nd row, 3rd shade)
Blush: NYX Sweet Cheeks Blush Palette (2nd row, 2nd shade)
Highlight: NYX Highlight and Contour Pro Palette (1st row, 1st shade)
Lip colour is NYX Lip Lingerie in Push Up.
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