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Christmas Party Make Up feat. Bourjois, Max Factor & Rimmel

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Hi all,

If you’re in search of some Christmas party make up inspiration, you’ll hopefully like today’s post. I’ve teamed up with Rimmel, Bourjois and Max Factor to create a full Christmas party glam look using some of my favourite products.



For the perfect canvas, a primer is key. Max Factor Smooth Miracle Primer (€15.49) is brilliant for blurring visible pores and smoothing your skin.


I just apply this to my face with my fingers and gently rub it in in circular motions. I find the Smooth Miracle Primer makes foundation application so much easier and helps create a more flawless base. And of course, it ensures your foundation won’t budge all night, which is ideal too!

I then applied Bourjois’ Healthy Mix foundation (€12.95) with a flat buffer brush. I wear shade 54.

If you’ve been following me for a while now, you’d know I’m a huge fan of this foundation. It’s great for day-to-night wear as it’s super long lasting with light to medium coverage that is buildable.


And then for concealer, I applied the Bourjois Healthy Mix concealer (€9.95) in ‘Light’ under my eyes and over any redness and imperfections with a concealer brush. This works like a dream over the Healthy Mix foundation by the way, ladies! I’ve been using this concealer recently and I’m really liking it – it helps makes you look so much more fresh and awake – which I will take any day! 😉

To set my face, I gently dusted Max Factor’s Crème Puff powder (€9.99) in ‘Golden’ with a fluffy brush.

Not only does this help keep my make up crease-free and in place, it also makes my skin look pretty flawless. This is a really handy compact to pop into your bag when you head out for any touch-ups you may need.



Brows are the be-all and end-all, right? The Rimmel Brow This Way Sculpting Kit (€6.25) is a fab product to use especially if you want to create long-lasting, flawless brows that will look just as good from your first selfie of the night to when you’re heading home. This comes with a wax and powder. With the double-ended brush that comes in the kit, I applied the wax to my brows first to shape and fix the hairs in place. And then with the other side of the brush I applied the powder over it to set. I like to brush through my brows afterwards for a more natural look.

I went for a soft brown smokey eye, which is one of my fave eye looks. Max Factor’s Eyeshadow Palette (€13.99) in ‘Alluring Nude’ has 4 shades that all complement each other perfectly for a sultry smokey look. I swept the lightest shade across my lids, and then applied the darker shade to my crease and blended it back and forwards with my brush for definition. I layered the next dark shade over it for further definition as well as along my lower lash line.

It’s not often I use liquid liner but on nights out it’s my favourite for instantly amping up my make up look. The Bourjois Liner Feutre (€8.99) in Ultra Black is perfect if you’re looking for a liner that is easy to apply (seriously so easy!) and is long-lasting. I simply drew a thin line across my upper lash line to define my eyes even more. I find it’s easier if you look down into a mirror and slowly apply it across your lash line.

And for mascara, I applied two coats of Max Factor’s Lash Crown mascara. This has quickly become one of my favourite mascaras. It’s great for lengthening your lashes as well as adding some volume. I also applied it to my bottom lashes. Quick tip: avoid pumping the wand in and out of the mascara tube as it will cause the formula to dry up and clump really quickly.



To add some warmth to my face, I lightly swept the bronzer from the Bourjois Delice de Poudre (€10.49) with a fluffy bronzer brush around my hairline and décolletage. I also applied it to the hollows of my cheeks to sculpt and contour my face. I like to focus on areas where you would be naturally sun-kissed for a natural effect.


For highlighter I dusted the highlighter from the same palette just above my cheekbones, along my nose and on my Cupid’s bow for a dewy glow.


I applied the Bourjois Little Round Pot blush (€7.95) in ‘Rose Ambre to the apples of my cheeks using the brush that comes in the compact. I just love this shade – it makes you look so fresh!


And now for lips… Using the Bourjois Contour Edition lip pencil (€6.99)in ‘Nude Wave’ I neatly outlined my lips. For a longer lasting hold, I also filled in my entire lip with the lip pencil. To ensure the lines were crisp and sharp, I then lightly applied the Bourjois Healthy Mix concealer around the corners of my top and bottom lips.

I then applied Rimmel Stay Matte Liquid Lip (€7.95) in ‘Pink Blink’ to my lips, which I’ve been a fan of for a while now. Ladies, when I say this does not budge, I really mean it. This liquid lipstick just glides on to the lips. I applied one layer and that was perfect. The pigmentation is really good!


All of the products I used to create this look are now available in pharmacies and grocery stores nationwide.

Hope you like my look. Have you tried any of these products before?


Please note this is a sponsored post in collaboration with Rimmel, Bourjois and Max Factor. #spon
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