Holiday Makeup Transformation

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It took me a lot of guts to put my bare face out there, but I just had to show you the total transformation.

Recently, Hayley and I popped into our local Chanel counter to take back a broken lip pencil and ended up buying more than we intended to.  One of the purchases was this beautiful limited holiday eye palette.fullsizeoutput_3830.jpegfullsizeoutput_3831.jpegfullsizeoutput_3834.jpeg

I just had to let Hayley do her “thang” with it.  And, boy did she!!

Using all of my new products and a few of her own favorites, she made me beautiful.  I intend her replicate this look for NYE.

Here’s what she did:fullsizeoutput_3835.jpegStarting with eyes first, she made me have eyebrows!!fullsizeoutput_3836.jpegShe then applied the eye primer, concealer and powder.

fullsizeoutput_383c.jpegUsing the light brown color above, she ran it through the crease and up toward the eyebrow.fullsizeoutput_383a.jpegfullsizeoutput_383d.jpeg

Taking the maroon color, she applied to the outer corners of the lid.  She wiped away excess with a makeup wipe.fullsizeoutput_3834fullsizeoutput_3841.jpeg

Lastly for the shadows, she swiped the inner lid with the gold and pink shades.

fullsizeoutput_384b.jpegShe then applied a thin, liquid liner to the top lid just above lashes.  She applied the Chanel lash base and mascara in noir.fullsizeoutput_3853.jpegfullsizeoutput_384f.jpegfullsizeoutput_3851Next, she applied liquid bronzer all over face.fullsizeoutput_3856.jpegShe blended with a blending sponge.fullsizeoutput_3857.jpegShe then applied liquid foundation all over the face, also blending with a blending sponge.fullsizeoutput_385dfullsizeoutput_385b.jpegShe applied concealer and blended well.fullsizeoutput_385e.jpegfullsizeoutput_3860.jpegShe took loose powder and pressed into concealer and let it “bake” or sit for a few minutes before brushing lightly off.fullsizeoutput_3862.jpegUsing a contouring stick, she drew lines under cheekbones and up temple to side of forehead.  She blended well.fullsizeoutput_3864She applied cream blush stick to apples of cheeks and blended in.fullsizeoutput_3866.jpegShe applied highlighter to face around tops of cheekbones, tip of nose and on brow bone using the shade I am pointing to in pic below.  (This is no longer available, but linked a similar highlighter below.)fullsizeoutput_386a.jpeg

She finished the eyes by applying the first light brown shade she used along the bottom lash line, followed by mascara on the bottom lashes.fullsizeoutput_386c.jpegFinally, she applied lipliner, lipstick and gloss.fullsizeoutput_3876.jpegfullsizeoutput_3874She sprayed with a setting spray and TA DA!!fullsizeoutput_387c.jpegfullsizeoutput_3882.jpegWow!fullsizeoutput_3886.jpegWhile she applied makeup, I was letting my wet hair dry a bit with hair products before blow drying.fullsizeoutput_388c.jpegfullsizeoutput_3894.jpeg

Products used:  LES 9OMBRES Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette//La Base Ombre A Paupieres Longwear Eyeshadow Base//Crayon Sourcils Sculpting Eyebrow Pencil//Brow Pomade in Blonde//L’oreal Infallible Super Slim Liquid Eyeliner//Mascara Base//Le Volume De Chanel Mascara in Noir//Undo Time Blurring Perfector Concealer in light//Poudre Universelle Libre Loose Powder in Natural//Milani Conceal+Perfect 2-in-1 Foundation in medium beige//Soleil Tan De Chanel Sheer Illuminating liquid bronzer//Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Contour//Les Beiges Healthy Glow Sheer Color Stick in No. 23//Similar highlighter in diamond fire//Le Crayon Levres Precision Lip Definer in natural//Revlon Ultra Hd Matte Lip Color in forever//Rouge Coco Gloss Moisturizing Glossimer in bourseoisie//Too Faced Hangover 3-in-one Replenishing Primer and Setting Spray

Stay beautiful!

Toodle-oo,

Melanie

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