When searching for your ideal holiday look there are many different options, but one that is timeless and chic is a soft glam makeup look. With soft tones, long lashes and a bold red lip it’s perfect for holiday and Christmas parties. Learn how to create a soft glam makeup look below.
Skincare Prep for Soft Glam Makeup
Prior to any makeup application skincare should be an essential step in your routine. On a daily basis you may decide to keep it light and easy with a day cream or sunscreen, but if you’re doing your makeup for a holiday party or event it is well worth taking a little more time and adding some more steps to your routine.
For your holiday look, apply a skincare routine to prep skin. First, hydrate skin with our Advanced Génifique Hydrogel Melting Sheet Mask. This sheet mask instantly plumps and smooths skin for a gorgeous glow and even leaves pores visibly reduced, and skin texture visibly refined making it perfect for a smooth makeup application.
After hydrating the skin with a sheet mask give your eye area a little extra TLC. For the under eyes apply Advanced Génifique Eye Light Pearl Eye Illuminator Youth Activating Concentrate, designed specifically for the eye area this innovative eye serum brightens the under eye area and makes the skin around the eye are look smoother as it targets under eye bags and fine lines so you can enjoy a smoother concealer application.
Next up apply Advanced Génifique Face Serum use the dropper to apply a few drops to the skin and gently pat the serum in. There’s a reason this serum is an award-winning product – it works to visibly improve it boosts radiance and helps to strengthen the skin moisture barrier in addition to visibly improving wrinkles, skin texture, fine lines, and skin tone.
After boosting radiance with Advanced Génifique Face Serum make sure to moisturize the skin. Prior to applying makeup prep skin with Rénergie H.P.N. 300-Peptide Cream – this day cream contains SPF 25 to protect skin throughout the day. Its lightweight formula melts into a soft and creamy texture upon contact with the skin for hydrated, supple skin and a smooth makeup application..
Soft Glam Makeup for Face
After hydrating the skin, you may like to even out the skin tone, so before diving into the color, apply some foundation and concealer. For a long-wearing natural matte finish, try our Teint Idole Ultra 24 Hour Long Wear Foundation. It’s suitable for all skin types and feels lightweight and breathable on the skin it even lasts through heat and humidity. For those areas where you need extra coverage like redness, dark circles, or pimples. Ideal for all skin types, tones and concerns try our Teint Idole Ultra Wear All Over Concealer – it’s ultra-lightweight and creamy formula is ultra-blendable and doesn’t crease or cake.
To add color and definition to the face use a concealer or foundation stick to contour. Apply the color around the outside areas of the face to add subtle contour and color on the areas of the face where the light naturally hits. Focus the application on the temples, under the cheekbones and around the jawline to create a more chiselled look to the face.
After sculpting the face don’t forget to add a soft flush of color to the cheeks for a beautiful soft glam effect. Apply a shimmering pink blush shade like Blush Subtil in Absolutely Happy onto the apples of the cheeks for a soft wash of color. Use a light hand to avoid going overboard with color.
For the cheekbones apply a shimmering rose gold highlighter shade to the highest points of the face – focusing on the cheekbones, the brow bone, the tip of the nose and the cupid's bow. The addition of highlighter is perfect for adding that extra level to a soft glam makeup look.
Soft Glam Makeup for Eyes
To create a beautiful soft glam eyeshadow look apply a satin brown eyeshadow shade in Lancôme's Hypnôse 5-Color Eyeshadow Palettes in Fraicheur Rosée just into the crease of the eyes to create definition. After defining the creases of the eyes add some shimmer and color to the eyelids recreate the look with the stunning rose eyeshadow shades in the Fraicheur Rosée eyeshadow palette. Apply this medium shimmery taupe shade all over the eyelids and for added intensity use a patting and pressing motion to apply the eyeshadow.
A soft glam makeup look is not complete without beautiful lashes. After applying the soft glam eyeshadow -- prep eyelashes with Cils Booster XL Enhancing Lash Primer. Designed to help make lashes look longer and fuller this lash primer primes lashes to maximize the results of your mascara. The formula contains micro-fibers which cling to the lashes to add extra length and volume. The next step to beautiful long lashes is to apply Définicils High Definition Mascara in 01 Black with a lightweight buildable formula. This lengthening mascara is great for creating soft long lashes without clumping.
Finish a Glam Makeup Look with Lipstick
To finish off the soft glam makeup look apply the bold red lipstick shade L’Absolu Rouge Hydrating Lipstick in 132 Caprice to the lips directly from the tube. This red lipstick perfectly complements the soft glam makeup look and looks classic and sophisticated for a soft glam makeup look.