New Year’s Eve makeup tutorial. Learn her simple tips for creating a stunning glitter eye with attention-getting false lashes. You’ll be the belle of the ball when the ball drops!Kick off a sparkling 2012 with Sam’s extraordinary
- Keep it fresh and simple, as the focus will be on your eyes. Use your Buffing Brush with a sheer foundation, blending in a circular motion. Sam uses Daniel Sandler Waterbase Foundation/Concealer Duo for ~25 Pounds (1).
- Fill in eyelids with a silver pencil like Avon’s Supershock Eyeshadow Pencil in Moonshine, ~7 Pounds (2), using your Base Shadow Brush to blend upwards.
- Tidy up brows using a brow pencil and your Brow Brush to define. Sam uses MAC Impeccable Brow Pencil in Taupe for ~$15 (3).
- Using your Shading Brush, dip into glitter and apply to lids. Sam uses MAC Glitter Brilliants in 3-D Silver for ~$19 (available at pro stores and some outlets online) (4). Tip > Hold a tissue beneath your eye to catch any falling glitter.
- Add black mascara. Sam’s choice is Bourjois Volume Fast and Perfect Mascara for ~$18 (5).
- To boost eyes, apply false lashes. Sam chooses MAC 36 Lash for ~$15 (6).
- While lash glue is drying, clean up undereye area with concealer and your Deluxe Crease Brush.
- Apply a second coat of mascara to knit real and false lashes together.
- Use silver liner along lower lashes and blend with your Base Shadow Brush.
- For an utterly enhanced party look, apply a theatrical lower lash like Shu Uemura’s Silver Lower False Lashes for ~18 Pounds (6).
- Use your Contour Brush with a loose powder, like Daniel Sandler Loose Powder for about 15.50 Pounds (7), to remove any shine.
- Apply a cool pink blush to compliment your silver eye look. Sam uses Marks & Spencer Marcel Wanders Blush in Valentine for ~6 Pounds (8).
- Use your Detailer Brush to apply a pink gloss like MAC Plushglass in Big Baby for ~$18.50 (9).
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