Holiday Party Eye Makeup – Get Gold, Smokey Eyes

The holiday season is right around the corner and many of us are already planning our calendars to include holiday parties and holiday themed events. When it comes to the holidays, many of us plan our style and beauty looks well in advance. For those of you that need holiday makeup inspiration, we highly suggest the always beautiful gold, smokey eye look. Sexy, but subtle, it’s suitable for any special event that you might find yourself at this season.

Gold makeup looks great on most people and compliments all skin tones. Key tips to keep in mind include the need to pick a gold shade that stands out, but isn’t too gaudy (test shadows in-store before buying). Avoid overly sparkly or bright shades. Apply shadows and liners with a light hand and add more as needed (it’s easier to add product than take away product). Be mindful of other colours used on the face; try to keep cheeks and lips more neutral and soft.

If you’re in the market for golden, smokey eyes this holiday season, we’ve listed a few of our favourite products below.

CoverGirl Liquiline Blast Eyeliner – Shades Black Fire and Brown Blaze ($6.99)
Bobbi Brown – Old Hollywood Eye Palette ($87.00)
BareMinerals – Dare To Wear Gold Set ($59.00)
Mac Cosmetics Eyeliner – Coffee ($9.00)
Dolce & Gabbana – The Eyeshadow Smooth Eye Colour ($59.00)
Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow – Vintage Black Gold ($42.00)
NYC Liquid Eyeliner – Pearlized Black ($2.99)

Check out the Tanya Burr video below for a fantastic gold eye makeup tutorial we love.

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