Sunday, December 29, 2013

New Year's Eve Makeup

I can't believe how fast this year flew by! first up on the agenda New Year's Eve makeup! This year I wanted to create something bold and shimmery yet still quite glam and pretty. I think this look is suitable for many parties and special events but I will be wearing it on New Year's Eve this year.

For this look I used:
*Urban Decay Primer Potion
*Makeup Forever Aqua Brow gel in dark brown (for eyebrows)
*Outer V: Blackout from the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette
*Crease: dark silver from the Coastal Scents 120 palette (tray 1) 
*Above crease: blending color: Tease from the Urban Decay Naked 2 palette
*Lid color: bellapierre loose eye shadow in the color Tin Man (frm my Beauty box 5)
*Eyeliner (top lid) NYC liquid liner in black
*Eyeliner (bottom lash line) blinc eyeliner in black
*Brow bone highlight: Foxy from the Naked 2 palette
*552A Just Garnet by Wet n Wild

*Sweet black tea & ginger mattefying moisturizer by Jura Skin Care
*e.l.f. face primer
*MAC Studio Fix liquid foundation (using the Sigma F80 brush)
*MAC Pro Long Wear concealer (using the e.l.f. flawless concealer brush)
*Ben Nye banana powder (to set under my eyes)
*Makeup Forever high definition powder
*Blush: NYX in the color Pinched
*e.l.f. bronzer (from the blush and bronzer duo)

For nail polish I like essie's Ignite the Night:
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And to complete the look some sparkly outfit inspiration from my Pinterest New Year's Eve board

Who can resist glamorous accessories!


  1. Your eye make-up is amazing! Lovely dresses btw, Happy New Year <3

  2. Beautiful eyelook! I love your accessories pick, especially the J. Crew one. Happy New Year!

  3. Oh very beautiful makeup perfect fow NYE!


  4. Great makeup! I love the silver. The second dress you picked with the black and silver would look amazing with that!

    1. Thanks Kat, that dress is my fav too!

  5. Lovely makeup,I love the jumpsuit.

  6. I love the eye make-up. It is sultry. I would love to have that jumpsuit for New Year's Eve but all of the selections are great. I wish you a Happy New Year.


  7. Gorgeous look! The loose eyeshadow on your lid looks amazing! Last year for new years I did a gold eye look, so I think this year I'll try silver

  8. New Years look is often sparkling :)
    I like your makeup idea!

  9. love this look! I will definitely be trying this out!

  10. love your make up!!! *.*
    what about follow wach other?
    let me know :)
    have a nice day and happy holidays!

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  11. Beautiful eyes, Erica! Love all the sparkly things!!! So pretty! Thanks for sharing! Happy New Year!

  12. Love the eye makeover <3 So gorgeous !

    happy New Year!

  13. I love how you went with blue instead of the typical gold or silver! It looks great on you. I am probably just going to go with something regular for NYE :p

    1. It is actually sliver not blue lol, maybe it looks blue because I blended the silver with darker silvers and black so it appears a bit blue but it is actually silver :)

  14. Wow gorgeous! Please do my makeup for me, like everyday! that's talent!

  15. How do you blend eyeshadow so smooth


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