The perfect way to complete a New Years Eve look is with the perfect golden makeup. For full gilt-effect, spread a bit of shimmer magic across hair, nails, lips, cheeks and beyond!
Don’t wait until midnight for fireworks. Make them happen with your New Years Eve beauty look! Think glitter, gold, sparkle, shimmer and accents of pure starlight when it comes to creating party-worthy (and party-proof) prettiness!
Add incandescence to hair with some clever styling products to create a halo of shimmer and sizzle. For the best effect, style your hair and spritz on some liquid gold at the last moment before stepping out the door. Choose a fragranced hair product to beat the smoke machine at its own game!
1. TRESemme Liquid Gold Anti-Frizz Perfecting Treatment, $10.99 – available at Priceline.
2. NUXE Multi-Purpose Dry Golden Oil, $29.95 – available at Adore Beauty.
3. KEVIN.MURPHY SHIMMER.SHINE, $39.95 – available at Adore Beauty.
Be the most radiant in the room with a cleverly applied complexion enhancer to add luminosity to the cheekbones, brow bone and down the bridge of the nose. Be sure to blend and await the compliments as the sun sets outside, and your radiance level rises!
The eyes are the perfect feature to offset the gold trend, so add a sweep of shimmer across the lid, inner rim or brown bone to pull focus to the eye area and adds a sparkle and seduction to the gaze. Up to mischief with that twinkle in your eye? You bet.
1. BURBERRY Eye Colour Cream No. 120 Festive Gold, $50 -available at Sephora.
2. SAVVY Brow Highlighter Duo in Nude & Gold, $6.99 – available at Priceline.
3. 3CE One Color Shadow Shimmer, $15 – available at Sephora.
Add loving lashings of stardust across lips this New Years Eve. Leave your mark at midnight with totally kissable shimmery lip shade in burnt oranges, shimmery nudes, peach pops and molten madness!
1. Laura Mercier Lip Glace Limited Edition, $31.20 – available at Adore Beauty.
2. Luscious Cosmetics Double Dazzle Gloss, $21.90 – available at Sephora.
3. Laura Mercier Shimmer Lip Colour, $35 – available at David Jones.
If you want to keep the gold cosmetics subtle, add glitz to your digits. It’s a surefire way to send the “We like to party” signal, without going all out. If you’ve got the time to put the extra effort in, go with gold decals and details, and put those hands in the air!
1. OPI Spotlight on Glitter Nail Polish,
$19.95 now $10 – available at Adore Beauty.
2. Sally Hansen 18k Gold Hardener, $16.95 – available at Priceline.
3. REVLON Transforming Effects Top Coats, $13.95 – available at Priceline.
You’ve sorted the long-term tan, now add some extra glow-to-go. A party is a perfect time to accentuate your summer skin with serious glitter and sheen, and there is nothing sexier than an added highlight on the decolletage, shoulders or shins for full sexy effect.
1. MODELCO Shimmer Airbrush Illuminiser, $24 – available at Adore Beauty.
2. ST TROPEZ Radiance Mousse, $59.95 – available at Adore Beauty.
3. MODELS PREFER Instant Glow Face & Body Highlighter, $14.99 – available at Priceline.