December 3, 2015 0 Comments Beauty, Makeup

Beauty How To: Get My Glittery-Eyed Festive-Season Holiday Makeup Look Using My Favourite Makeup Brands


Looking to wow this holiday season with sparkly eye-catching makeup? Glittery eyes, smooth skin and nude plump lips are a great way to dip your toe into festive makeup without opting for a traditional red lip.

Read my step-by-step below on how to recreate my sparkly holiday-season makeup look using some of my favourite beauty products including a few cult buys from MAC.

If you’re a huge MAC fan like me make sure to read below to find out how you can win every MAC product I’ve listed!

This competition is only open today so jump on top of this chance now. The lovely people at The Australasian College Broadway are running their 12 Days Of Christmas Giveaways promotion and this is todays amazing prize pack!

Without further ado, here’s how to step out with style to your end-of-year gatherings! Merry Christmas everyone!

Prime your skin


Start by priming your face with MAC’s amazing Prep + Prime Skin.

This light-weight primer is made with special-effect silicons to even out skin tone and create the perfect base to layer foundation on top of.

A little goes a long way so use only a tiny bit and blend onto the planes of your face.

Shop it: MAC Prep + Prime Skin, $45

Create a perfect base

Time to correct any redness and cover blemishes. Take Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Fluid Foundation and buff into the skin with a large fluffy brush.

This super light-weight liquid foundation has an almost water like consistency. Despite how sheer it is, you’ll get amazing coverage and it sinks in very fast.

Shop it: Urban Decay’s Naked Skin Weightless Ultra Definition Fluid Foundation, $60

Get glowing

Take MAC’s famous Mineralize Skinfinish in Soft & Gentle and apply this gorgeous highlight to the tops of your cheeks and brow bone for a gorgeous healthy glow. Buff the powder in well for a natural finish.

Shop it: MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Soft & Gentle, $47

Add a pop of colour to your cheeks

No highlight is complete without a pop of colour on the cheeks. I love this subtle pink shade from By Terry.

Shop it: By Terry Terrybly Densiliss Blush Cheek Color in Sexy Pink, $90

Sparkle with gold eyeshadow

Match your glimmering cheeks to a gold sparkly eyeshadow. Take YSL’s dewy gold liquid metallic eyeshadow and concentrate it on your mobile-eyelid before blending it out with a soft fluffy brush for a more flattering finish. Liquid eyeshadows are quick to blend out, but offer amazing pigment payoff.

Shop it: YSL Pop Water Full Metal Eye Shadow in Dewy Gold, $48

Smoke out that lash line

To add some more depth and drama to your eyes take a smudge-able eyeshadow crayon in a stunning bronze shade and run it across your top and bottom lash line. With a smaller eyeshadow blending buffing brush, soften and smoke it out.

Shop it: Bobbi Brown Long Wear Cream Shadow Stick in Golden Bronze, $45

MAC BRAVE LIPSTICKLengthen those lashes

Take one of my favourite mascaras, By Terry’s Terribly Growth Booster Mascara and coat your top and bottom lashes twice. This mascara not only creates long and thick lashes without any clumps, but it also feeds the root of the lashes with growth-boosting peptides so you won’t be as reliant on false lashes!

Shop it: By Terry Terrbly Growth Booster Mascara, $68

Create kissable lips

Time to create smooch-able lips to kiss that someone special under the mistletoe. I love MAC’s lipstick in Brave. It’s a Kylie Jenner favourite for good reason – the muted mauve shade flatters all skin tones and pairs beautifully with any eyeshadow look. The matte finish also lasts all day without drying lips out.

Shop it: MAC Lipstick in Brave, $36

Set and forget your makeup


Last but definitely not least, it’s time to set your makeup.

This is one of the most crucial steps as you don’t want to spend lots of time on your makeup for it to then sweat off just a few short hours later.

I love MAC’s popular Prep + Prime Fix + spray. It’s a lightweight, mineral rich finishing mist that refreshes the skin and finishes makeup giving you a radiant result!

Shop it: MAC Prep + Prime Fix +, $27


There you have it! My festive season beauty look. If you want to win all of the MAC makeup products I’ve listed above, simply head over to The Australasian College Broadway now and enter their competition to win them all!

The total prize pack is valued at $155! All you have to do is answer an easy multiple choice question to be in the running.

This giveaway is part of the college’s 12 Days of Christmas Giveaways promotion so the prize changes daily. Make sure to enter now before it swaps over. Also check back daily for new and amazing prizes! Believe me, I want to win them all!

Good luck!

SS x