We all could use a little sparkle in our life. Whether you’re attending a cocktail party or a casual soiree at home, a dazzling holiday makeup look is always on-trend and this one doesn’t require a lot of time or products.
Nic shows you how to get party-ready in a snap in her latest tutorial.
Don’t have enough minutes in the day to watch the whole thing? Check out the highlight reel below:
+Choose a grayish brown cream shadow and sweep over a clean eyelid with your medium shadow brush. Apply pigment along the lash line then blend up toward the crease for a gradual fade of color. Soften the edges with a clean deluxe crease brush.
+Run a navy eyeliner pencil along the upper and lower waterline to add intensity.
+Press a shimmery powder shadow over the cream base with your base shadow brush. The mix of textures and color creates an eye-catching iridescent sheen.
+Smooth a primer over your complexion with your expert face brush to keep your makeup in place and give a radiant glow.
+Use the same brush to apply a sheer layer of foundation (you want your glowy skin to show through). Then go back with your expert concealer brush to blend concealer under the eye and any other areas that need a little extra coverage.
+Fill in your brows and apply mascara to complete the eye. Take a step back and assess your look to see if there’s anywhere that needs more blending or softening.
+Warm up your complexion by sweeping a golden bronzer over the high points of your face and down your neck with your powder brush.
+Add a ‘V’ of highlighter over the tops of cheekbones and outer eye with your setting brush.
+Pop a spot of glitter into the inner tear duct with your fine liner brush.
+Finish with a slick of nude gloss.
P.S. Now you can immediately get every brush used to create your favorite looks. View any tutorial on RealTechniques.com, to find every brush described listed below the video. Click the “Add to Bag” button to purchase, and you’re ready to start creating dazzling new looks!