We all know a handful of women who like to set the bar with their beauty choices as daring, fun or fashion forward. For the women on your shopping list with adventurous beauty taste, the average neutral eye shadow palette will not do. Here are a few beauty ideas for all the trendsetters out there.
Sephora brand false eyelashes ($8) The quickest way to enhance a bold smoky eye is a boost from false lashes. Sephora’s new false eyelash collection feature the Wink set to give the lashes a fuller, natural affect in quarter long sections. Place at the center of the lash line to boost volume or add a piece on the outer corners for a trendy winged out eye lash look.
Eye Rock Gems ($10) The perfect makeup accessory this holiday season is eye rock gems available at Urban Outfitters. Choose gold, black or silver options and take a plain eye look to extravagant with just a simple addition of these twinkling eye gems. Go for an intense eye look by applying several at the outer corner of the eyes or go with just a few mysterious crystals in the inner tear duct.
Topshop lip crayon ($14) The shade Secret Party is a quick way to perk up any makeup look. It’s a high pigment raspberry hue to enhance the navy blues and deep charcoal shades on the eyes seen on recent celebrity red carpets. This lip crayon is a luminous lip look so gorgeous for a New Year ’s Eve ensemble.
Deborah Lippman is a legend in the nail industry for ultra-shiny fashionable shades for every occasion. There are so many choices from bold to subtle but the shade Cleopatra in New York ($18) is the perfect sparkling shade to wear on nails this party season. The limited edition polish is packed with a mix of metallic gold and black glitter that will stand out among the traditional reds seen on nails this time of year.
Makeup Forever Rouge Artist Natural ($19) Eighteen shades of unique wearable shades from the ultimate aspiring makeup artist brand is the Makeup Forever Rouge Artist Natural lipsticks. The velvet smooth creamy lip shades apply with ease and shine with the delicate mother of pearl sheen. Both long wearing and hydrating, this lipstick will take you from the office to happy hour in an instant.
Living Proof Style Extender ($20) To extend the life of a great blow dry or a sleek new haircut, use a small amount of Living Proof’s latest hair innovation. The Style extender prepares the hair to be styled by detangling and also boosting the long term hold of the hair style. Use alone or pair with additional hair products.
Lime crime Fantasy palettes ($34.00) Recognized by makeup fanatics via online beauty forums is the eccentric Lime Crime high impact eye shadows. Fantasy palettes are five color eye shadow combinations in four shade collections seriously pigmented and buttery in texture. The bright purple compact is nestled in a gold box making it an thrilling present to unwrap.
Nars Self Portrait Andy Warhol ($55) Makeup innovators at Nars partnered with the great minds representing Andy Warhol for an exquisite palette pressed with the image of the pop art genius Andy Warhol’s famous self-portrait from 1967. One of the three color options, Self-portrait 1, has the perfect mix of bright blue, vivid green and classic black to construct a fresh take on the smoky eye. Hurry in store or check online for this popular limited edition Nars Andy Warhol collection.
Urban Decay Vice Palette ($59) Probably one of the most talked about beauty companies to launch trend setting products is Urban Decay. The Vice Palette is a complete eye shadow wardrobe of twenty new shades featuring satin, shimmer, matte textures. From bright to neutral, the vice palette is provides a makeup lover’s dream for evolving makeup looks.
Clarisonic Leopard Mia 2 ($159) Exclusive to Macy’s this season is the most talked about skincare cleansing innovation in an adorable leopard print. The Clarisonic claim to fame is the ability to deep clean the skin by removing six times more impurities and makeup than basic facial cleansing with hands. The Mia 2 features two speeds to customize for different skin types and a convenient 60 second timer to fully purify the pores.