How to Get a Glam Holiday Look

When you think of a fully glam look, you probably think of the holiday season… I know I do!

There is something so special about doing a fully done glamorous look while the Christmas lights twinkle and the snow is falling.

Full glam can me anything you want it to be — it can be your normal makeup routine with an extra oomph, or it can be a total change up from what you normally go for.

You don’t have to change a lot about your base makeup, like foundation and concealer to get a more glamorous look. If you go for more natural, light face makeup I recommend going with something slightly more full coverage. Otherwise, you can add a few bits and pieces to make you look more glamorous and holiday ready!

Eyes

You can play around with so many different eye looks, from glitter to a strong winged eyeliner and dramatic lashes. My favorite products to use to create a holiday eye look are:

  • LusterEYES: This intense, shiny liquid liner can create a gorgeous cat eye and really pull together a look. The shiny finish also adds something special and beautiful to your eyes.
  • Glitter Shadows: Doing a normal eyeshadow look put adding some glitter on top will make your eyes pop and it’s not really the holidays without glitter! Using your finger in a regular glitter eyeshadow is a sure fire way to make the glitter very pigmented and have it stand out. I love the glitter from the Bowery Palette as well as the Celestial Bliss eyeshadow palette. They are soft, pigmented and I love the cooler tones!

lashboss; mascara

  • Mascara: Drama, drama, drama is what I want when it comes to my holiday lashes! It really opens up your eyes and completes your look. My go-to is LashBOSS because of the volume and length it provides.

Cheeks

When I get glam, I use Bronzer, Blush, and Highlighter but you can do whatever you feel comfortable with! I definitely think that highlighter is important during the holidays because I feel like it completes the look and looks more glamorous. Adding a bit of Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in the color of your choice adds a glow to any look!

If you want to take it a step further, try adding Dewdreamer Illuminating Drops to your primer or foundation for a real lit from within glow!

*Pro tip: Wet your Baked Gelato Illuminator for a more intense, glimmering sheen.

Lips

Is there anything that screams December more than a red lip? I didn’t think so! I try to wear a red lip as often as possible during the holiday season and my go-to is our Fifth Ave Ruby Iconic Baked Sculpting Lipstick.

It’s the creamiest, most pigmented formula and the curved bullet makes application a breeze.

If a red lip scares you, use our Ruby lip liner to line and fill in your lips, that way you have a nice outline to fill in your lips with.

*If you want to pick up both products, we have a nice little bundle of them for $21 (the price of one Iconic Baked Sculpting Lipstick)

Keep an eye on our Instagram account because Ashlee Glazer will be doing some cool holiday videos to show these tips and tricks off!

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