It’s the last day of the working week, it’s Friyay! You’ve arranged to meet your friends for cocktails straight from work; I mean why not, I miss those days! So how do you get that effortless evening makeup look without breaking the bank balance, without dragging your whole makeup bag with you and without taking an hour to get ready, because that means less cocktail time!
Here are my top products 3 products to get you that day to night look in minutes!
Let’s assume you’ve got your day makeup on, foundation, mascara, brows done, eyeliner, blush and a day time, work appropriate lippy. Here are my top 3 products to get that effortless evening glam.
So firstly, a good bronzer! I love the Benefit Hoola Bronzer. Using a bronzer will add dimension to your makeup look and by lightly sweeping it across the forehead into your hair line, the hollows of your cheeks to give you those lifted cheek bones and along your jawline to give you that sculpted jaw. You could lightly sweep down the sides of your nose for it to appear slimmer than it is too. You can get this amazing bronzer in a mini; it even comes with a mini brush! To top off this look you can use the Hoola bronzer to contour your eyes, it gives you an instant lift and adds dimension to your eyes, you can even use it as an eye shadow. What’s so good about this bronzer is that it is such a warm colour and gives you that real depth and sultry finish. It also comes with a mini brush a mirror, you can purchase this for £12.50 from www.benefitcosmetics.co.uk or from www.boots.com.
Secondly to get that day to night look you need a fabulous highlighter! This is really going to add that healthy glow and help you shine on your night out! My current favourite go to highlighter is by Ofra Cosmetics in Rodeo Drive. Although it’s a powder it has a really creamy and pigmented formula, a little really goes a long way. This also comes in a cute mini and is easy on the bank account at only £10. It comes with its own little mirror, adorable! You’ll need to sweep this lightly over your cheek bones, down the bridge of your nose and across your cupids bow. Perfection! You can purchase this from www.beautybay.com.
Lastly, to finish off your look you need an amazing evening lipstick! You want to choose something that is darker in colour and my personal favourites are part of the red family from M.A.C Cosmetics in the colours Relentlessly Red, Red Rock and All Fired Up. You can purchase these from www.maccosmetics.co.uk for £17.50 each.
Tah dah, you are all ready for your night out on the town and this should take you no more than 5 minutes!
I hope you enjoyed reading my top tips and products. This is not a sponsored post! Let me know if you use any of these products, I’d love to see your day to night make up looks.
All my love
Anita Makeup Artist & Hairstylist
Hi, I'm Anita, an experienced Hair & Makeup Artist based in Southampton. I love working with all skin and hair types and am passionate about your events as you are. I look forward to working with you in the very near future x