Makeup Wars Holiday Look ~ My Festive Face of the Day

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This week, for the Makeup Wars, we are featuring a holiday look. I love the holidays because it's a time where you can go over the top with your makeup and it is totally acceptable. Not that I really care what anyone else thinks but it's fun to know that the holidays mean blingy, amazing makeup and that going a little over the top is a little more "acceptable".

So the following look didn't actually make it to a holiday party. It did make it too an early family Christmas dinner though. I was super happy with how this turned out. I have been REALLY loving all the LIT Cosmetic glitters I ordered during their Cyber Monday sale. I need to get reviews up for you on these. Actually, there are so many amazing, go to products in this post that I still need to review for you. I'm sorry for holding out on you. Why is it sometimes that our most favourite, everyday items get forgotten for new, and of the moment, pieces? Such is our fickle nature I suppose.

Products Used

Complexion
Urban Decay Naked Skin Foundation in Shade 1
Givenchy Mister Light Shade 2
Yves Saint Laurent Touch Eclat
Laura Mercier Secret Brightening Powder
Fresh Face Lustre in Fair Isle

Cheeks
Chanel Notorious Sculpting Veil
Benefit Dallas
Chanel Rose Ecrin Joues Contraste Blush
Snow Face Highlighting Powder from the Giorgio Armani Moonlight White Palette

Eyes
Make Up For Ever Eye Prime
Edward Bess Nude eyeshadow from crease to brow as base.
Giorgio Armani Moonlight White Palette light and dark greys in the crease.
Yves Saint Laurent Boreal Palette Arctic Night used wet. Light blue on inner 2/3 of lid and dark blue on outer third into crease and repeated under the eye. Icy blue white on inner corner.
LIT Cosmetics S2 Solid Glitter in Miami Vice
Make Up For Ever Aqua Eyes in 0L Black to tightline upper waterline.
Urban Decay 24/7 Liner in Sabbath winged out on upper lash line and smudged on outer part of lower lash line.
Annabelle Smoothliner in Meteorite on lower waterline.
Giorgio Armani Eyes to Kill Excess Mascara in Black
Anastasia Brow Wiz in Ash Blonde

Lips
Yves Saint Laurent Rouge Pur Couture in 01 Le Rouge

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Make sure to check out the holiday looks of the other Makeup Wars members. Just click on the thumbnails below or use the Previous and Next buttons at the top of this post. If you have missed out on the previous Makeup Wars be sure to check them out, including some of my favourites like our Holiday WishlistsFavourite MascarasFavourite Fall LookFavourite Red LipFavourite Makeup BrushFavourite Fall Nail Polish, and Most Expensive Makeup Look.

Oh and I would love to know if you like me posting these ginormous pictures so you can see the details of my looks or if you prefer when I do the smaller collages? Please let me know in the comments! Thanks!

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