The holidays are here and many of us will be attending holiday office parties, and other seasonal shindigs. Now is the time to plan your holiday look to punch up your festive frocks. Here are 5 of our favorite vegan and cruelty-free beauty products to achieve some of 2013’s hottest winter holiday makeup trends:
1. Metallic Eyeliner: NYX, Slide on Pencil in Platinum, Glitzy Gold, Golden Bronze and Gun Metal
Touted as “like a liquid eye liner without the mess,” this pencil liner is being hailed by makeup bloggers for its smooth application and refusal to smudge. Its array of stunning metallic tones ensures the perfect color for all skin tones and eye colors.
2. Berry Lips: Lime Crime, Poisonberry
Berry lips are an essential during the holiday season, and this purply-berry shade is perfect for a holiday party or any other celebration that calls for a little extra oomph. This lip color combines lipstick and lipstain for longer wear, while retaining a luscious sheen.
3. Big Lashes: e.l.f. Studio VIP Eyelash Kit
We love this kit for so much more than the fact that it is only $3. The lashes are beautiful and lush, and the kit comes with everything you need to make your lashes come to life. Each kit comes with: lashes, lash applicator, lash stand, and adhesive glue. “What is a lash stand?”, you may be asking? It safely hold your lashes in-between uses, because these lashes are good for multiple uses.
4. Pink Cheeks: Tarte, Set of 3 Deluxe Amazonian Clay Blushes
A generous blush-brush full of vibrant pink blush gives the cheeks that, “just came in from the cold winter weather” glow that is so coveted this time of year. Finding blush colors can be tricky, but not with this limited-edition set, which includes 3 different blush colors:
- Honored, a nude rose shade
- Imagined, a candy pink shade
- Treasured, a melon shade
5. Red Lips: The Elixery Cosmetic House Limited Edition Lipstick
Red lipstick is a classic that is especially perfect during the holidays. It’s no secret that we have a major crush on The Elixery Cosmetic House. Their line of vegan red lipsticks has us dizzy with delight, and there was no way we could make this list without a nod to our favorite in their collection: Dessa. Dessa is a vegan red lipstick that is neither blue-toned, or orange-toned. Instead, it is yellow-toned, making it a universally flattering red color. On top of that, it is a matte lipstick, which is on-trend with the increasing popularity of matte lip colors.