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Holiday Makeover

10 steps to get the glamourous look of the season

Holiday Makeover

10 steps to get the glamourous look of the season

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STEP 1 STEP 2 STEP 3 STEP 4




STEP 5 STEP 6 STEP 7 STEP 8



STEP 9 STEP 10 HAIR

 

Step 1
Start with a clean moisturized canvas. Apply a foundation primer to the T-zone and blend. A primer is the key in achieving a smooth, flawless look that will last all day.
BUY Smashbox Photo Finish Light, $44.

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Step 2
Apply a matte-based foundation. For a more even finish, use a foundation brush.
BUY Laura Mercier oil-free foundation (lightweight formula), $55, which contains vitamins A, C, and E and is ideal for all skin types.

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Step 3
Hide any dark under-eye circles or blemishes after your foundation is set.
BUY Bobbi Brown creamy concealer, $30.

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Step 4
Dust a translucent powder over the entire face to set your makeup and prolong its wear.
BUY Marcelle Translucent Powder, $12.50.

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Step 5
Using a large blush brush, apply a light blush to the apples of your cheeks. Keep it minimal to attract more attention to your lips.
BUY M.A.C. blush in Mocha

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Step 6
With a careful hand, apply a black liquid liner to the upper lid of the eye, starting from the inner to outer crease.
BUY Quo Liquid Eyeliner, $12.00, for a long-lasting cat eye.

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Step 7
Line the inner bottom rim of the eye with white eyeliner to reduce redness and open up the eyes.
BUY Lise Watier waterproof eyeliner, $16.00, in white.

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Step 8
Coat your upper lashes with black, clump-free mascara.
BUY Maybelline Great Lash, $5.99, our favourite.

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Step 9
Define your brows (filling in gaps) with a natural-looking brow shadow to achieve the full brow of the season.
BUY Laura Mercier Brow Definer, $24, in the closest natural colour.

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Step 10
Find the perfect red lipstick (general rule: blue/red for fair skin and orange/red for warm skin) and finish off your glamourous look.
BUY Marcelle Rouge Vitality in Cream Red Pulse, $9.50.

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Holiday Hair


To compliment your new makeover, set your hair abound in glamourous curls. Using a medium-sized curling iron, curl each strand and set with bobby pins to cool while you apply your makeup. Once your makeup is done, remove bobby pins, comb out your locks with a wide-pick comb, and voila—you’re an instant siren.

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