Holiday Makeup Tutorial #2: Sugar Plum Fairy


SugarPlumFairyThey’ll have visions of you dancing in their heads for nights to come. Sugar Plum Fairy, from Authentic Beauty’s Winter Makeup Collection, features a gorgeous wine-stained, plum lip to “holidazzle” your look, a strong brow, neutral blush, and flesh-toned eye shadow.  For a little extra eye-brightening and wide-awake eyes, apply white pencil to the waterlines. Lash extensions make this look wearable into the New Year.


Authentic Beauty Magic 3 in 1 Foundation and Application Brush.
Authentic Beauty’s Magic 3 in 1 Foundation and Application Brush. Get it here.

1. Start with an even complexion. Apply Authentic Beauty’s safe and non-toxic Magic 3-in-1 Foundation using the pointed foundation brush for fuller coverage or a flat top foundation brush for moderate coverage.

2. Sweep a soft highlighting blush across your cheeks while you smile. You can find your favorite blush here using the Angle Blush brush

3. Next, line and fill in the lips with a deep plum or berry color .

4. Fill in your brows with an appropriate color. We use Wonderbrow wax gel that comes in 6 different shades.


cosmic latte5. On the eyes, you’ll need a soft neutral shimmer like Cosmic Latte, a white pencil, a black shadow like Black Onyx to use with Eyeliner Sealer liquid, a medium tone gray shadow, and mascara like Blinc.

Dust the Cosmic Latte across the entire lid. On the back of your hand, mix Eyeliner Sealer liquid with Black Onyx eyeshadow using a skinny Taklon Definer Brush. Apply a wide line across your lid, and if you’re feeling adventurous, drag the brush out into a small wing. (Think of a classic Sophia Loren style!)


white pencilUse the white eyeliner pencil inside the lower waterline (the inner rim of your eye). Adding white liner there creates more white space to the eye making your eyes look bigger. Lastly, use a small detail brush (try the Squirrel Precision Blender brush) with a shadow like Dark Ash and lightly apply under the lower lash line. Finish with a generous helping of mascara.



6. The final touch is a lovely deep Burgundy lipstick and a touch of gloss. Come in to Authentic Beauty to create your own perfect custom blended  lipstick and lipgloss! We make lipsticks and lip glosses right at our studio perfectly customized for your coloring and your needs!

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Looking for the perfect gift for someone you love or a gift suggestion to give to the love of your life that would make you smile? Get a Holiday Makeup Application for just $40.00 or get a private Holiday Makeup Lesson for just $50.00.

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