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The party makeup essentials you need this Christmas

The party makeup essentials you need this Christmas
Team LF
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Christmas is the perfect time to experiment with your makeup and a little festive glitter to your go-to party looks.

To add a little sparkle to your beauty routine, we have curated an edit of the party makeup essentials we reach for year in year out. From classic scarlett lipsticks to mesmerising glitters, each product is sure to add a show-stopping touch to take your makeup look to the next level.

Party makeup essentials

  • 1.Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Blur Primer

    Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Blur Primer
    4.56 Stars 59 Reviews
    £22.40
    Perfectly prep your skin for any party look with the glow-inducing Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Blur Primer. With a silky formula, the shimmer-flecked gel glides across the skin, blurring imperfections and the appearance of pores for a flawless finish. Creating a smooth surface, the Blur Primer creates the perfect canvas for your base product of choice and extends the wear-time of your foundation for flawless results that last all night long.
  • 2.Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation

    Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation
    4.57 Stars 262 Reviews
    £30.10
    A foundation with beautiful, long-wearing coverage is a essential for any party makeup look. With flawless coverage and a radiant finish, Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk Foundation creates the perfect base for the rest of your look. Concealing imperfections and correcting uneven skin tone, the foundation is infused with light-reflecting particles for a lit-from-within finish.
  • 3.NARS Cosmetics Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base

    NARS Cosmetics Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base
    4.78 Stars 41 Reviews
    £16.80
    There is nothing more frustrating than spending hours creating your perfect party eye look for your shadow to crease and mascara to flake a couple of hours into the night. To minimise flaking, fading and creasing, prep your lids with the NARS Cosmetics Pro Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshdow Base. Designed to enhance the colour intensity of your shadows and extend the wear time of your look, the Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base is a party must-have.
  • 4.Illamasqua Iconic Chromes

    Illamasqua Iconic Chromes
    4.6 Stars 5 Reviews
    £14.30
    Christmas is all about glitter makeup looks and the Illamasqua Iconic Chromes are some of our favourites. With a cream-to-powder hybrid formula, the chromes glide onto the skin leaving rich, sparkling, multi-dimensional colour. Beautiful on the eyes, Iconic Chromes can also be used on the lips for a dramatic glitter lip look.
  • 5.Lancôme Mr. Big Mascara

    Lancôme Mr. Big Mascara
    4.29 Stars 24 Reviews
    £15.75
    Dramatic, full-bodied lashes perfectly finish off any festive eye makeup look. With bold black pigments and an ultra-creamy formula, Lancôme Mr. Big Mascara coats each and every lash and adds instant volume for a full, intense finish. The oversized fibre brush allows you to build up the product to create a false lash effect which lasts all night without smudging or flaking.
  • 6.Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops

    Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops
    5 Stars 1 Reviews
    £22.10
    A rich, glowing highlight is another essential part of any festive makeup look. Formulated with ultra-refined pearls, Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops allow you to customise your highlight and achieve the glow of your dreams. Worn on bare skin, mixed in with your foundation or on top of your base for a liquid metal-like highlight, the Custom Enhancer Drops are an essential in our makeup bags for the party season.
  • 7.Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Colour - Red Carpet

    Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Colour - Red Carpet
    4.33 Stars 6 Reviews
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    £23.20
    Party season is the perfect time to find your dream red lipstick and this year we're head over heels for the Bobbi Brown Luxe Matte Lip Colour in the shade Red Carpet. With rich colour pay-off in just one swipe and a gorgeous soft matte finish, the Luxe Matte Lip Colour creates a truly eye-catching finish which lasts up to 12 hours.
  • 8.Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray

    Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray
    4.78 Stars 125 Reviews
    £9.60
    Set your look in place for up to 16 hours of dancing and partying with the iconic Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray. Perfect for all skin types, the oil-free ultra-fine mist softly mattifies the skin to enhance the appearance of your makeup and keep oils at bay. All Nighter can also be used to wet your makeup brushes the intensify the finish of your favourite eyeshadows and highlighters for maximum impact.
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