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Christmas Party Make-Up

Tuesday, 6 December 2005


Donna Fitzpatrick shows us three party looks for three different ages inspired by celebrity glamour.

Look One - 'The Scarlett' - 20s
This look is suitable for women in their 20s and is inspired by actress Scarlett Johansson.  The look has flawless skin with full-on, high-fashion funky shadow wash and voluptuous lips.  The focus is on flawless, luminescent skin with a flush of youth and vigour.

The Products
Academie, Lip Volumising Care - €26.75 - available salons nationwide.
Benefit, Benetint - €33 - Benefit, Brown Thomas & Arnotts.
Bronze Express - €19.95 - available in salons nationwide.

Look Two - 'The Angelina' - 30s
This look is suitable for high glamour for women in their 30s and is inspired by Angelina Jolie.  The look has foolproof smoky eyes with understated lips, a party look particularly suitable for Irish women. The focus is on creating a simple smoky eye using only a highly pigmented black eye liner, a brush for blending and a finely milled translucent powder for setting.

The Products
MAC 'Smoulder' Eyeliner - €17 - MAC & Brown Thomas.
Faux Deer-hoof Blending Brush - €19 - Faux Hair & Beauty.
Laura Mercier Loose Translucent Powder - €38 - Laura Mercier & Brown Thomas.

Look Three - 'The Madonna' - 40s & 50s
This final look is suitable for an anti-ageing look for defining the eyes of women in their 40s and 50s and is inspiration by Madonna.  The look is a very clean look, focusing on youthful, flattering, defined eyes and groomed brows.

The Products
Opera Shadow in Caramel - €8.95 - available salons nationwide.
Regine Tweezers - €24 - available in salons nationwide.
Christian Breton Eye Priority Ice Stick - €45 - available salons nationwide.