A lush, luxe lash look is arguably the easiest and most glamorous way to dress up your face, and for a holiday party look, a must-have. From a full, fluttery fringe to a more dramatic set of falsies, here are the best picks to create your holiday lashes this season.
Lashes hugely benefit from a primer, much like skin does. Strengthen, condition and prep with Urban Decay’s Subversion Lash Primer. Instantly thickening and lengthening, this primer adds a little heft to lashes, making mascara have something to grab on to. The result: insanely thick, full and long lashes.
If it’s a thick, full and soft set you’re after, swipe on Shiseido’s Full Lash Volume Mascara. With it’s unique curved brush that features 360° of bristles, every lash get grabbed from the root and evenly coated with the volume-building formula. Never clumpy, lashes maintain a softness and natural look for a stunning, fanned out effect.
For a more dramatic look, reach for Rodial’s Smokey Eye Kit. Start by rimming the upper waterline and right underneath lashes with the creamy yet budge-proof Smokey Eye Pen in Black. The soft, kohl formula creates a gel-like effect, and it’s super inky pigment instantly fills in gaps, making the lashline appear fuller.
Next, starting at the roots and wiggling the brush side to side and out, apply several coats of the Rodial Glamolash Mascara XXL. Extra thick, extra dark and extra glamorous, this flake-free formula creates a beautiful set from day-to-night. Highlight inner corners and right above the brow bone with the Instaglam Magic Pen Eye Glow for a luminous, bright-eyed pop.
Two is better than one with M.A.C’s Haute & Naughty Lash: this innovative and unique tube features two wands”the brush can either be pulled through a slimmer cap for a more defined, natural look, or through a wider cap for a more dramatic effect. The lightweight, creamy formula easily and beautifully coats lashes and lets you customize your lashes with every swipe.
To further luxuriate your holiday lash look, reach for Givenchy’s new Mister Intense Black Mascara Top Coat. This ingenious topcoat is applied to lashes after a few swipes of mascara, and creates a gorgeously glossy, bright and defined look. The doe-footed applicator makes for an easy and quick slick that instantly enhances and sexifies lashes. (This product is so badass it’s currently sold out, but it’s so awesome you should definitely keep an eye out for when it’s replenished.)
For when you really want a show stopping lash look, get your paws on a pair of the super limited holiday exclusive Maison Kitsuné© x Shu Uemura jewel-fur-for-a-wink false eyelashes. This extra special strip is made up of glinty silver diamonds, and the black tapered lashes are interspersed with ultra luxe, deep burgundy feathers. Creating a fluttery, dramatic and elegant gaze, make like the French and foxify your holiday beauty look.
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