Holiday Makeup Challenge (5 of 30)

7 Dec

30 Days of Holiday Makeup (Day 5 of 30). I’m calling this one “Sugar Plum”

Here is one of the sparkly looks that I have planned for the 30 Days of Holiday Makeup. After all, it isn’t the Holiday Season without a little sparkle or glitter, right? I got my inspiration from sugar plum jelly candies. And the glitter I used was so easy to apply. I used the Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter. All you have to do is brush it on! It comes in a bunch of great colors. For this look I used both the gold and the silver. Their gold is more of a cool gold, so it’s pretty close to a silver color.


Sugar plums!


Don’t you just love this lip color? It’s a Nars Audacious lipstick called Dominique. It’s lovely creamy opaque matte lipstick.

I would say that this lip color isΒ  universally flattering. For deeper skin tones, I would definitely use a brown toned lip liner and apply the color conservatively, then blend the two together.


One way to do a winged liner to to have the wing follow your lower lash line.


Yes, I’ll admit they’re fake. πŸ˜› These lashes are the Adrell Curvy lashes. I should have pinched my faux lashes with my real lashes better to avoid that runaway lash on the upper lash line.

If you want to use this look for day time, I would either change the crease color to a neutral color, like brown or just kill the crease all together and just have the lid color fade to nothing.

Here are the products I used to achieve this look:

β€œSugar Plum”


Eye Primer: Two faced – Shadow Insurance

Eye Shadow:

Viseart 07

Bobbi Brown BBU Palette

Nars Duo Eyeshadow

Sephora Colorful Shadow and Liner (jumbo liner) 28

Armani Eyes to Kill Silk Shadow 08 Champagne

Urban Decay – Heavy Metal Glitter Liner in Midnight Cowboy and Glamrock

Eye Liner: Bobbi Brown Gel Liner in black

Mascara Primer/Serum: Diorshow Maximizer Lash Serum

Mascara: Armani Excess Eyes to Kill

Lashes: Ardell Lashes 411



Moisturizer: Nars – Lumunious Moisture Cream

Eye Cream: Clinique – All About Eyes

Undereye corrector: Tarte CC for undereye

Foundation: Hourglass – Illusion in Ivory

Concealer: Nars Radiant Creamy in Vanilla (around mouth) and

MUFE Lift Concealer in Pink Beige 1 (under eyes)

Highlight: Laura Mercier Radiance Baked Powder Compact in Highlight 01

Blush: Nars – Marc Jacobs in Outspoken

Bronzer: Hourglass Ambient Bronze in Luminous

Contour: M.A.C. Eye Shadow in Fashion Fix



Lip Primer: Two Faced – Shadow Insurance (It can be used as a lip primer)

Lip Liner – Nars Velvet Lip Liner in El Agua

Lipstick: Nars – Audacious in Dominque

Topper: Two faced lilac shimmer eyeshadow (apply just to center)



Anastasia Brow Powder Duo in Chocolate



Laura Mercier Translucent Setting Powder


Thanks for stopping by! Stay tuned, there are 25 more looks to go!

Theresa Burden




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