My Five Festive Makeup Essentials for a Night Out xx

Monday, December 11, 2017

It is that festive time of year again and I have put together a list of essential makeup products to keep you looking as fresh at the end of the night as you did when you stepped out the door xx

As part of this series I’ve scoured Amazon for the best prices available for my recommended festive makeup products to make it easy to find the best out there xx

1. Cleanser


Estee Lauder Perfectly Clean

Why you should use them:- Feels light and comfortable on the skin and will help your foundation hold through the whole night

What I like about them:- Removes all makeup cleanses and tightens pores and creates the perfect canvas for applying foundation

Buy them from:- all over from Boots to Harrods!

2. Foundation

Tom Ford Traceless Perfecting Foundation

Why you should use them:- It moisturises and gives an even skin tone and will last for the whole evening

What I like about them:- I'm in love with Tom Ford at the moment, this foundation is lightweight and gives a flawless medium-to-full coverage. 



Charlotte Tilbury Light Wonder Foundation

Why you should use them:- Light coverage, moisturises the skin minimising pores and hydrating away any wrinkles x

What I like about them:- This is my go-to for dryer skin and gives an illuminating dewy glow


3. Lipstick

Bobbi Brown Nourishing Lip Colour

Why you should use them:- On those cold winter’s nights when you’re exposed to the elements this lipstick will moisturise your lips so you’ll be the envy under the mistletoe!

What I like about them:- with a blend of Avocado, Babassu and Jojoba Oils, plus Olive Oil Complex, Cocoa Seed Butter it is almost an orgasm on your lips!


Mac Matt Lipstick

Why you should use them:- Gives a good full coverage on your lips, due to its heavy use of pigments. With a no-shine powerful matt finish.

What I like about them:- Shows off your pout!


4. Eyeliner

Mac’s Matt Fluid Line

Why you should use them:- long wearing and waterproof for when the night gets lively!  It has an ultra smooth texture with a beautiful finish, and great for all skin types. 

What I like about them:- Coupled with MAC 263 Small Angle Brush it is clean and easy to apply and creates a crisp eyeline. 

Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Eye Pencil

Why you should use them:- A quick and easy softer finish around the eye, still with that long lasting effect

What I like about them:-


5. Blotting Powder

Blotting Powder

Why you should use them:- This gives your skin a luminous finish to your skin, with a flawless coverage that minimizes the look of lines and wrinkles.

What I like about them:-  Pressed Powder is ideal for finishing touches. The sleek compact is convenient when you're on your nights out.


Gemma Sutton

Gemma is the founder of Gemma Sutton Hair and Makeup

She lives on the Surrey Hampshire Border with her Partner Olly and son Spencer x

Gemma loves one thing more than being a part of a bride’s special day and that is spending as much quality time with Spencer as possible, where she has curated an enviable Instagram for him! xx


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