With Christmas (and NYE) just weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing – and that means you want a fierce look to show off. This year, retire predictable appears like smoky eyes and scarlet lips and opt for something a little more affirmation making. Plus, you can make everyone extra envious with bold green eyeshadow to truly pop out (as well as perhaps stunt on your ex!)
“My favorite holiday start looking is to do an emerald green shimmer eyesight and a natural color lip,” explains make-up artist Janice Kinjo, who works with Uzo Aduba, Mindy Kaling, Mary J. Blige, Sonequa Martin Green, Jessica Williams, Yara Shahidi and Skai Jackson, to mention a few. “I really like this look since it brings out your eyes in a festive way and doesn’t compete with your all natural lip color,” she provides. Obviously, rocking green shadow can be completely intimidating, but Janice shares a few splendor hacks to help a sister out.
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“My favorite eyesight shadow to use is Giorgio Armani Beauty’s Eye Tint ($39, Sephora.com) in #4 Emerald. It has superb color and lasts all night long, even throughout your late night holiday functions,” she explains.
Her advice? Don’t hesitate to use your fingertips. “[When it comes to make up] you entirely can blend with your fingers.” “If you wish to take your look to a new level, you can include glitter to your eyes and lips,” she provides. “Blend the glitter with a pea-size sum of aloe vera and apply. The aloe can help hold the glitter.”
Instead of breaking the lender for hardly ever used glittery eyeshadow, head to your neighborhood craft store (like Michaels). “You can nonetheless look expensive and not break your wallet,” explains Janice. And there you own it, proof that anyone can live green and still look chic AF. Are you considering trying the bold holiday look or passing? Let us know below!
Compiled by Janell M. Hickman