This holiday glow makeup look will have you outshining the stars

Want a makeup look that always keeps things "merry and bright"? Simple contouring and a bit of highlighter are all it takes to give your style some festive shine. Sport this holiday glow makeup style for any occasion, whether it's a family gathering or a cocktail party that lingers all night long.
To sparkle as much as fireworks on New Year's Eve, you’ll need a few must-have products. A primer optimized to make you glow from the inside out is crucial, as is a lightweight and brightening foundation. Highlighter on the high points of your face and shimmery ivory shadow are also key. A hydrating setting spray will not only help your makeup last all day but will give you a dewy finish.
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Materials
- Glam Squad Morning Glow Primer
- NARS Sheer Glow Foundation
- Foundation brush
- Tarte Creaseless Concealer
- Benefit Hoola Contour Stick
- Too Faced Born This Way Complexion Powder
- Powder brush
- NARS Bronzer in “Laguna”
- Bronzer brush
- Juvia’s Place Loose Highlighter in “Nefertiti”
- Highlighter brush
- MAC Blush in “Warm Soul”
- Blush brush
- Makeup Forever Aqua Brow
- Angled brow brush
- Spoolie
- MAC Bare Canvas Eye Primer
- MAC Eyeshadow in “Saddle”
- Fluffy eye shadow brush
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Highlight in “Moonstone”
- Small eye shadow brush
- Anastasia Beverly Hills Waterproof Eyeliner in “Jet”
- Angled eyeliner brush
- MAC Eyeshadow in “Carbon”
- False eyelashes
- Lash glue
- MAC Necessary Nudes Pro Lip Palette
- Lip brush
- Morphe Lip Gloss in “Boho”
- Glam Squad Amazing Setting and Hydrating Mist
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Instructions
1. Rub a primer into your face to give yourself an inside-out glow and perfect makeup canvas.
2. Apply foundation evenly across your face using a foundation brush and stippling motion.
3. Paint concealer beneath your eyes, above and between your brows, on your chin, on the bridge of your nose and around your nose. Blend in with your foundation brush.
4. Draw underneath your cheekbones, along the top edge of your forehead and on either side of the bridge of your nose with a contour stick. Blend in with your foundation brush.
5. Stipple powder around your nose and up your cheeks with a powder brush.
6. Sweep bronzer across the top edge of your forehead and underneath your cheekbones using a bronzer brush.
7. Sweep highlighter along the tops of your cheeks and the bridge of your nose with a highlighter brush.
8. Stipple blush onto the apples of your cheeks.
9. Shape your brows with a spoolie. Outline and fill in your brows with a brow gel and angled brush.
10. Apply eye primer to your lid up to your brow bone with your fingertip.
11. Apply “Saddle” or a light tan shadow to your crease and outer lid with a fluffy eye shadow brush.
12. Apply “Moonstone” or a shimmery ivory shadow to the middle and inside of your lid with a small eye shadow brush.
13. To apply winged eyeliner, start by placing the edge of your angled eyeliner brush -- you could also use your angled brow brush -- at the outside corner of your eye. Press just enough to create an angled line with the makeup, then pull the brush down to almost the middle of your upper lash line. Fill in the triangle space with liner gel.
14. Use the same brush to apply “Carbon” or another matte black shadow on top of the eyeliner. This will make the eyeliner look even darker and more defined.
15. Apply false eyelashes. Allow the lash glue to set.
16. Apply a glossy, pale pink lipstick with a lip brush. Apply lip gloss on top.
17. Apply a setting and hydrating mist on top of your completed look. Hold the bottle at least 6 inches away while you spray. This will give you a luminous glow and help your makeup stay fresh all day long.
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