Holiday Make Up Guide - Part 4: Subtle Pink Eyes, Flushed Winter Cheeks, Scarlet Lips

Embrace your femininity this holiday season in a stunning pink-beige wrap dress with a demure length and puffy sleeves. If you haven’t heard of NARS’ famous Orgasm blush, then we are happy to enlighten you! Orgasm is a cult beauty favorite, and The Multiple in Orgasm is taking that cult favorite to the next level. Apply this cream stick on the apples of the cheeks for a lovely winter flush, just a touch pink with subdued shimmer. We love the eyes with a wash of pink eyeshadow all over the lid, deep warm brown in the crease, and a light yellow-beige to highlight the browbone–all acn be accomplished in Smashbox’s Head Shot trio. It’s time to be a bit bold with the lips, and we are loving Cardinal lipstick from MAC’s Red Lip palette. Finish with the accompanying gloss (peachy-beige) for a great downplayed glossy red.

1. ECI Blouson Sleeve Metallic Dress @ Nordstrom for $158.00icon
2. NARS The Multiple in Orgasm @ Sephora for $36.50
3. Smashbox Eyeshadow Trio in Head Shot @ Sephora for $28.00
4. MAC Red Lip Palette @ Nordstrom for $22.50icon

Of course, there are always alternative ways to beautify a dress, and we were nearly so torn on what to do with this lovely number. A sultry smoky eye would do no injustice to it, especially when paired with pink-nude lips with lots of glossiness. If red lips are too much, try blotting after applying the lipstick, then add the lipgloss–you’ll have a pink-stained pout with just a hint of red underlying it. Neutral dresses like these really suit a variety of looks, and we have only given you two variations.

How would you wear your makeup with this dress?

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AAAAAAH, Get out of my head Christine!!! LOL… I was JUST looking at this dress in the Nordstrom’s book last night, and I figured it would be PERFECT for me! (The shape would aide me in hiding the pounds I’ve noticed to pack on!!!….lol) I would focus on the eyes…I like my eyes….Lashes GALORE, Impeccable liner (done by my local MAC artist as I SUCK!!! LOL), lovely blush and a neutral lip. Nars Orgasm, layered with Bobbi Brown Crystal lip gloss gives me a gorgeous lip….I’m going to purchase this dress this WEEKEND!!!

This dress is great. I would go for a matte dark green eye — Femme Noir — with defined brows and light peachy-coral lips. And then maybe put hair up, add a chunky dark green necklace to accent the neck.

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