By Jacqueline Samaroo
Can you feel it? Yep – that’s Christmas in the air and winter right around the corner; two important reasons to start giving some serious thought as to which popular makeup trends will definitely give you the best look.
Here are five winter makeup looks that are sure to generate lots of loving on Instagram.
Bright Red Lips Are Tried and True
There’s nothing sexier than looking hot in winter; and bright red lipstick (whether glossy or matte) will help you do it every time! You can ensure your crimson lips steal the show by going with softer eyes and generally keeping the rest of your makeup low-key, as well. A good tip here is to match your blush to your natural skin color.
Black Cherry Lips Will Do Just Fine, Too
If bright reds aren’t really for you, consider going with black cherry instead. It suits just about every skin tone and matches Latina complexions very well. Plus, you can adjust it to match your personality or mood. Choose darker mattes and you’ve got a goth trend working for you. Choose a glossier glow to kick things up a notch without getting into bright red territory.
Glitter Can Be Done Right
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We all know glitter goes hand-in-hand with the holiday season, but there’s no rule that says it’s only for tree ornaments. Decorate your lids with shimmery glitter shadow as a nod to the lovely wintry weather. Icy blue could be a real head-turner or you can go classic green in keeping with the holiday theme. Better yet, pick whatever color matches your sparkly mood. Add Some Fire to Your Eyes
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✍🏽DETAILS: Skin Prep: @Olay Ultimate hydration essence energizing spray, @olehenrickson Banana bright eye cream and the truth serum , @Fourthraybeauty Turmeric face milk🔸Primer: @Milkmakeup Hydro Grip primer 🔸Foundation: @Katvondbeauty true portrait liquid to powder foundation “Tan 068” 🔸Foundation Powder (set liquid foundation) – @chanel.beauty “Translucent 3 ” setting powder 🔸Cream contour: @uomabeauty double take sculpt and strobe Contour stick (3) 🔸Powder contour- @Katvondbeauty , contour pallet ( all shades mixed)🔸HIGHLIGHT (Concealer) – @juviasplace concealer “13&16” set with @Hudabeauty setting powder “13 & 16” and brightened with @opvbeauty “Translucent” setting powder (Use my code Dreyah for money off)🔸HIGHLIGHTER 💫 @toofaced “Pineapple Sun” highlighter 🔸Bronzer- @blackradiancebeauty “Milk Chocolate” bronzer 🔸 BROWS: @fentybeauty “dark brown” brow pencil , @katvondbeauty brow powder “Black -Brown “ brow pencil and set with @covergirl easy breezy brow volumizer “Medium ” brow gel 🔸BLUSH: @colouredraine x Power “ Damage Control” highlighter and blush duo (Use my code Dreyah for money off) 🔸EYES- @opvbeauty “Spotlight” pallet and “Niobium” neon pigment(use my code Dreyah for money off) 🔸EYELINER- @anastasiabevelyhills felt tip liner (new fav) 🔸Mascara – @toofaced “Damn Girl! ” mascara 🔸LASHES- “So extra Miami ” @Lillylashes (USE MY CODE Dreyah for money off) 🔸LIP 👄- @maccosmetics “cork” lipliner and “The right note” lipstick 🔸Setting Spray- @urbandecaycosmetics all nighter setting spray
Go ahead and take a page from Dreyah’s book by rocking with fiery copper eye makeup this winter. There is a wide range of orange-copper shades that blend oh so well with the limitless palette of Black skin. You can choose to go bright and bold, or tone things down with a smoky eye look. Complete the look by adding some volume to your lashes with a bit of mascara. Perfect!
Go Full Goth
Whether done playfully or to an extreme, the goth makeup look is definitely an option to try this winter. You might just discover a side of yourself that you never knew was there! Stick with the classic black, or be bold and try out dark shades of green, blue, purple – you get the idea. Accessorize it right and the compliments are sure to come pouring in on your Krampus Christmas look.
What new and trendy look are you going to try this winter?
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