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Wednesday, 24 December 2014



I can't believe it's Christmas tomorrow!

Every Christmas Eve, Alex drops me off at my mum's and me and my brother have a little tradition of watching Christmas films and eating festive treats. I've brought with me a festive collection of make up to wear tomorrow, my nails are already freshly painted with Essie Bordeaux but I have packed Essie rock at the top - a gold glitter as an option to add on top later.

I'm planning on priming my skin with Seventeen Skin Wow highlighting primer which is a shimmery iridescent pearl/pink primer to help to give my skin and foundation a dewy glow. For my eyes, I've opted for L'Oreal Color Riche Mono Eyeshadow in 205 Sable lamé (swatched here), as it has light gold glitter running through it to make my eyes look shimmery and sparkly on Christmas day.

For my cheeks, I've packed thebalm Mary Lou Manizer highligter which is a pigmented shimmery champagne highlighter. It works so well on the top of your cheekbones, under the brow bone and in the inner corners of your eyes. For blusher, I've chosen Nars Orgasm to give me warm golden peachy pink cheeks.

I'm keeping my lips simple with just a swipe of lip balm. I would brave a red lip but with all the chocolate and veggie roast dinner I plan on eating tomorrow, I'm not sure it would last! 

What are your plans for Christmas day?


  1. I hope you have a lovely Christmas! Your make up sounds really lovely too. I like the sounds of the nail polishes and the blusher looks a gorgeous colour. X x

  2. i can't believe it's christmas tomorrow either! you can never go wrong with shimmer on christmas day :)

    xx angela | the sunday chapter

  3. I'm going for a fresh and sheeny look as well!

  4. ooh i love that nail shade! need to add it to my collection i think

    from helen at

  5. Your blog is beautiful :) x

  6. That nail colour is so pretty! Need to get it. xx

    Colorful Closets

  7. I hope you have a wonderful Christmas lovely! <3 xo

  8. You can never go wrong with a NARS blush! Orgasm is such a gorgeous shade. Personally I think I'll be rocking NARS Sin. xx
    Celina | The Celution | Bloglovin’

  9. That eyeshadow looks amazing! I love packed pigments!

    Merry Christmas!

  10. I would love to try Mary lou-manizer for myself, it looks gorgeous! Also, how do you manage to shoot photos on a white background without the awful ugly shadows? Do you use a light or reflector? Thanks :)

    1. I do this - :)

  11. Lovely makeup picks, I too wanted to wear red lips but had to resist because I knew I couldn't fight the urge to snack all day :)

    Beautyosaurus Lex

  12. I can't believe that Christmas is already over =( I need to crack open my Nars orgasm, it's such a nice colour.

    Feathers and Brushes | Swiss | Beauty & Lifestyle

  13. The highlighting primer looks soo nice xx


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