Gold is essential this festive season
and can be seen in every shape and form. Elegant, showy,
natural, polished, dazzling, bright or matte, gold is
the expression of ultra-femininity.
Begin by choosing a light matte foundation to create
a look that's guaranteed to last all night. You can
add a light and subtle glow by mixing a few drops of
moisturising fluid or cream to your foundation.
For a more dramatic effect, emphasise certain areas
using dabs of gold: upper cheekbone, line of the nose,
arch of the eyebrow. Use a multi-purpose cream to help
This look is all about emphasising the eyes and adding
a touch of class.
Start with the eyebrows: use a sharp eyebrow pencil
for definition adding delicate, light strokes for a
more natural look.
Then choose brown or black mascara for the eyelashes,
using several applications for striking lashes.
Next, carefully draw a fine line along the roots of
the upper lashes with eyeliner. Combine with a touch
of black or brown kohl pencil (very fashionable), for
Complete the look with eye shadow. Choose warm and light
tones: soft gold, golden beige or golden brown. To create
the desired look, use two contrasting tones, apply the
along the upper and lower parts of the eye and in the
crease of the eyelid.
The shimmery, lighter shade is applied to the lower
eyelid, underneath the line of the eyebrow, and the
inner corner of the eye, to add the "final touch"
to a stunning look.
Define your lips using either a soft or chocolate brown
lip liner depending on your shade of lipstick.
Next apply a lipstick choosing from the following shades
of brown: golden brown, copper brown, beigy brown. Use
a brush to apply the lipstick, for flawless, long-lasting
Complete the look, adding a touch of lip-gloss or a
light-shade lipstick to the lower lip, (gold, sheer,
beige, or pearly).
Apply a moisturising, shimmery, or tinted, body cream
to the shoulders, the neck and the legs.
With your newly found, beautiful look, you are ready
to embrace the New Year. Enjoy the festivities!
and remember "life is not black and white: it's
Until next year.