Happy Holidays Full Face Tutorial


Hello! I love this time of year…the sparkles, giving gifts, the spirit of Christmas…I just love all of it! Today I have a tutorial for you using the new MAC Nocturnals Pigments and Glitter in Green and Teal! This is a full face tutorial and the look is mostly cool-toned.


MAC Camel Coat paint pot
ELF HD Lifting Concealer in Brightening
NARS Yamal eyeshadow
L’Oreal Infallible Eyeshadow in Endless Pearl
ELF Liquid Eyeliner in Black
Too Faced Lashgasm mascara
MAC Deep Blue Green pigment
MAC 3D Gold pigment
MAC Spiked brow pencil
MAC Matte mixing medium
Jane Water-Resistant eyeliner in Brown

NARS Laguna bronzer
NARS Douceur blush
TheBalm Sexy Mama Anti-Shine Translucent Powder
Becca Pressed Shimmer Powder in Nefertiti
Laura Mercier Silk Creme Foundation in Medium Ivory
MAC Lightsweep shaping powder

LipsMAC Nocturnal Instincts mattene lipstick

To start off this look, I applied the Laura Mercier foundation using the Becca perfecting brush. I love how flawlessly this applies cream products! Next, I dabbed the ELF lifting concealer under my eyes and blended with my fingers.

T1Worst lighting ever!! 

After applying MAC Spiked to the brows, I primed my eyelids with MAC Camel Coat, and brushed NARS Yamal all over the lid and up to the crease. Yamal is a matte camel taupe shade, making it highly versatile!


Next, I applied MAC Deep Blue Green pigment all over the lid, working in small sections. Pigments are messy, so I recommend working with a small brush. I actually used a small double-ended Stila brush to use with my pigments. After applying, I blended a little more of Yamal into the crease.

T4Next, I used MAC Matte mixing medium and dabbed a little bit on the inner half of the lid. This helps the glitter stick to the eyes and stay all day. I packed it on the inner lid and gradually lessened the intensity on the way outward.

T6To finish the eye, I blended Yamal again into the crease until I reached the desired intensity, and blended the brow bone with L’Oreal Endless Pearl. When the shadow was finished, I applied ELF liquid liner in black very lightly to the upper lid, and used Jane’s brown pencil in my waterline. This stays all day long for me without a problem, and it is less harsh than black. Finally, I topped off the eye with Too Faced Lashgasm mascara.


For the rest of the face, I went back to the Becca perfecting brush and applied NARS Laguna to the outer perimeter of my face to add a warm glow, swept NARS Douceur on my cheeks, and applied Becca Nefertiti lightly to the tops of my cheekbones, and a touch on my forehead and chin.

To finish everything, I lightly dusted TheBalm Sexy Mama powder all over to set.


Lastly, I applied MAC Nocturnal Instincts mattene lipstick. This came out last year, but you may be able to find it at a CCO.


For a more dramatic look, you can add false lashes. Look for a full review of the MAC pigment set tomorrow, and thanks for reading!

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