Wednesday, 3 December 2014

1950's Inspired Christmas Day Makeup Look

When I think of Christmas, there are a few things that spring to mind other than scoffing chocolates and mince pies ...Actually I hate mince pies! Anyway, I usually think of the many different shades of RED I see over the festive season. Whether it's the Coca Cola advert, tree decorations or the dodgy Father Christmas with the even dodgier fake beard!

I never ever wear red in any way shape or form, so I thought it would make a nice change to come up with a red inspired makeup look for Christmas day.

I decided to go for a 1950s inspired look with three key areas:

1950s inspired makeup

Christmas Day Makeup Look

To create this Christmas Day makeup look:

Christmas Day Makeup Look



Revlon Colorstay Foundation
YSL Touche Eclat Highlighter
Max Factor Bronzer
Benefit Rockateur Blusher


Rimmel Eye Brow Pencil - Dark Brown
Benefit Gimme Brow - Medium Deep
Eylure Brow Arch Enhancer


Rimmel Eyeshadow - Moonstone (inner corners)
Benefit Eyeshadow - Alabaster (pink base)
Urban Decay Eyeshadow - Toasted (crease)
Bobbi Brown Long Wear Gel Liner


Rimmel Lasting Finish Lip Liner - Red Dynamite
Urban Decay Revolution Lipstick - F Bomb

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