Forget the natural look. Ditch boring beige and brown and say no to those nude shades. The party season is all about daring to have fun with colour and flair
There are no hard and fast rules about which colours to use so long as they're bright. Chuck the rule-book out the window? For eyes, try blending purples and greys together and using a dark liquid liner on your top lids. The party season is for creating dramatic and eye-catching effect. Lips should be striking in deep red or burgundy (for darker skins) or cooler reds (for pale skins).
The secret to wearing bright colours is in the blending. You don't want to look like you've stepped out of a bad 1980s movie. Add colour gradually to build intensity, and remember to blend using a soft brush between applications.
Concealer can change your life. It can make dark circles disappear and make you look like you've had eight hours of sleep when you've only had three. Look for a yellow-based concealer two shades lighter than your skin tone. Use your fingers or a concealer brush to apply concealer under the eye, up to the lashes. Don't forget th ...