At times I could be more daring with makeup , but I’m very much a creature of habit. When I try to describe my overall style it always falls into the classic group, or safe. On the up side this means I can usually get ready fairly quickly for last-minute plans.
I know a lot of us are busy and there will be times we need to pull it together in 5 or 10 minutes. With a few staple makeup items in your stash pulling together a classic look is simple. You can never go wrong with winged liner, lashes and a red lip, instant classic and perfect for the holidays or any night out.
I grabbed some of my recent favorite products to pull together this look, and it only took 15 minutes to create.
Whether I am trying to be all fancy or just need a simple everyday pretty look, having a great foundation is key. The Make Up For Ever Ultra HD foundation is heaven-sent. Talk about my skin but better, I totally see why the Ultra HD Foundation is a bestseller. If you are looking for a foundation that is going to hold up all day , photograph well, and look like skin, you just hit the JACKPOT honey look no further.
This lightweight foundation blends like a dream unifying tone and texture. The Ultra HD fluid foundation was developed to stand up against advanced film and TV technology while creating a natural skin like finish. With this foundation you won’t need any filters. The finish is flawless even in a cell phone selfie. Make Up For Ever has always been great about offering foundations in a range of shades, there are 40 in this line so there is a color for everyone. I’m wear shade Y505. I’m obsessed with this foundation, skin perfection in a bottle.
*MUFE Application Tips: Apply skin primer to create the perfect canvas for smoother, more even, and longer-lasting makeup. Next, apply two pumps of Ultra HD Liquid Foundation in thin layers, starting in the center of the face and stretching outward. Use a flat foundation brush, tap where you need most coverage, and stretch to smooth. You can view this video for application tips by skin type:
For the longest time I was afraid of rocking a bright red lip. Red is bold and I’m more of a neutrals person, but sometimes you just have to go with it. There is something about finishing off a look with red lipstick that screams confidence and pulled together. The LAQA & CO Cheeky Lip Pencil in Mixtape is a wearable red. This Cheeky Lip Pencil actually pulled double duty for this look, I used it on my lips but also to add just a hint of color on my cheeks. For the cheeks I rubbed the pencil on the back of my, then dabbed with a damp beauty blender to pick up color and dab on as a cheek stain. For a limited time you can save 30% using code HOLIDAYLOVE. It’s been a while since I used a new fragrance, the past few months I have rotated though a few favorites. Ten by Jessica Simpson was a welcomed breath of fresh air in my collection and it has quickly become my go to scent. Jessica Simpson Ten is a soft, feminine fragrance with a clean blend of fruit, floral, warm chocolate and vanilla. Ten is soft enough for an everyday fragrance but with just enough kick to be sexy for date night. Jessica Simpson really brought her inspiration to light with this one. The beautiful bottle with a simple, elegant, , white matte flower; this is a bottle fit for vanity display.
Ten is the Limited Edition fragrance to honor Jessica Simpson’s ten years in the fashion and style industry, you will want to get your hands on this, it doesn’t disappoint. Available at *Macy’s & JessicaSimpson.com*Receive a complimentary signature tote bag with the purchase of any large spray (Large Spray Sizes Priced from $59.00-$67.00) from the Jessica Simpson fragrance collection.
A low sideswipe pinned braid finished off the look. For the hair I just gathered my hair to one side and loosely braided. Twist the hair up to the head and secure with a few pins, so easy.
A simple but pulled together easy holiday makeup look in 15 minutes, I can get with it. You can never go wrong with a flawless face, red lips and a signature fragrance. Grab these essentials and get Glam for the holidays.
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