Golden Emeralds- A Holiday Look

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The Holidays are in full force which means it’s party time! With office holiday parties and parties with friends and/or family now is a great time to add some sparkle to your look.  A holiday look can be no different from your go to, or your usual makeup look. It can be plain and simple or you can go all out if you like. You can never go wrong with a nice smoky eye or a neutral look for a holiday party especially if that’s your style.  But if you’re really into color, glitter, shimmer and all the other great things that make a festive makeup look, by all means work it!

This was a makeup look I did for a holiday party consisting of gold and green. Green and gold are great holiday colors and they look beautiful together on everyone. Gold adds the shimmer and the sparkle while a nice emerald or grassy green adds some depth and festivity  to the look. Gold is probably my favorite eye shadow color  just because you can go as bold or as subtle as you’d like and it’s pretty neutral and will go with just about any other color.

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Products Used

Face:
Laura Mercier Oil Free Primer
Inglot Face and Body Illuminator #62
Bare Minerals Foundation Medium Dark
Makeup Forever Full Cover Concealer #14
RMS Lip2Cheek in Rapture (Rosy brown cream blush for a subtle flush)

Eyes:
Makeup Forever Aqua Cream #11 (gold base)
Inglot Loose Eyeshadow #56 (Emerald Green)
Inglot Body Pigment Powder #234(Golden Peach)
Mac Sassy Grass Eyeshadow (matte grass green in the crease to deepen the green)
Mac Brown Down Eyeshadow (brown used in the crease)
Mac Bamboo Eyeshadow(to blend out the harsh lines)
Anastasia Brow Duality in Shell (for the brow lift/highlight)
Mac Engraved Eye Pencil (used on the lower lash line, the outer corners only)
Mac Penultimate Liquid Liner (black liquid liner on upper lash line)
A pair of full false Eyelashes from Kiss

Brows:
Mac Spiked Brow Pencil
Mac Boy Girl Brow Gel

Lips:
Mac Wicked Ways Lipgloss

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