Cranberry & Gold Holiday Makeup Look


I’ll get right into it. I was playing in my makeup and found myself moving towards a cranberry and gold makeup look that I thought would be perfect for the holidays. Here’s a list of all of the products that I used:


  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow – ‘Ebony’
  • e.l.f. Instant Lift Brown Pencil – ‘Dark’
  • e.l.f. Clear Brow & Lash Mascara


  • Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette – ‘Realgar’, ‘Red Ochre’
  • Coastal Scents Hot Pot – ‘Chocolatier’
  • NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Pigment – ‘Nude’
  • Wet ‘N’ Wild Color Icon Glitter Single – ‘Brass’
  • Kat Von D Tattoo Liner – ‘Trooper’
  • Too Faced Better Than Sex Mascara
  • Ardell Double Lashes #204

*For this particular look, I created a halo eye. I first used ‘Realgar’ as a transition shade and applied it all over my lid. I then took ‘Red Ochre’ and applied it to my inner third of and outer third of my eye. Afterward, I applied a tiny bit of my LA Girl Pro Conceal in ‘Warm Honey’ to the middle third of my eye. On top of the concealer, I placed both ‘Primavera’ and the NYX Ultra Pearl Mania Pigment. With a separate brushed, I placed the Wet ‘N’ Wild Color Icon Glitter in ‘Brass’ to accent the golden middle third. Lastly I connected the inner and outer thirds by blending them together in a windshield wiper motion.


  • Smashbox Photo Finish Foundation Primer
  • Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Even Finish Foundation – ‘Warm Walnut’
  • Maybelline Fit Me Concealer – ‘Medium’ [to highlight]
  • Laura Mercier Translucent Powder
  • LA Girl Pro Conceal – ‘Orange’ [to color correct], ‘Fawn’ [to conceal],  ‘Espresso’ [to contour]
  • Black Radiance True Complexion Contour Palette – ‘Light to Medium’
  • e.l.f. Sunkissed Glow Bronzer
  • Too Faced Love Flush Blush Wardrobe – ‘Your Love Is King’


  • Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick – ‘Evil Twin’
  • Colourpop Ultra Matte Lip – ‘Silhoutte’

*I wanted to add a small about of dimension to my lips, so I decided to go for a subtle ombre lip. I first applied the Too Faced Melted Matte Liquid Lipstick in ‘Evil Twin’ all over my lips. While still tacky, I applied Colourpop’s ‘Silhouette’ to the center and rubbed my lips together so that the colors would blend seamlessly.


(And in case you’re wondering, this velvet mock neck top is from Forever 21.)


I hope you all enjoyed this holiday look! Stay tuned for more posts!

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