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The Ultimate New Year's Eve Makeup Tutorial - UK

It’s the end of 2023. There’s one last party to attend... New Year’s Eve! You’ve got the perfect outfit, to- die-for shoes, hair done just right, but what to do with your makeup? The look this season is all about flawless and luminous skin, winged liquid eyeliner, and a red lip.

Step 1: Prime Your Complexion

The key to making any New Year’s Eve makeup look last is using a gripping face primer. We recommend using a sticky as e.l.f. face primer that will hold your makeup all night long. The Power Grip Face Primer is a gel-based primer that works to smooth the appearance of skin while gripping your makeup. It’s a New Year’s Eve must!

Step 2: Apply Your Foundation

An ethereal glow is a must for this New Year’s Eve makeup look, and we’ve got you covered. Start by applying a light layer of the Halo Glow Liquid Filter on your skin and blend. Then, we recommend using a medium, buildable coverage liquid foundation for extra coverage that will last you until midnight. You’ll be left with a complexion that looks gorgeous not only in photos but in person too.

Step 3: Add Your Blush

Give your cheeks a gorgeous flush of color with e.l.f. Putty Blush for your New Year's Eve glam! This ultra-blendable, creamy blush delivers a soft, natural-looking flush. Just dab a small amount on the apples of your cheeks and blend outwards using a brush or fingers. This formula is super buildable, so you can layer it to amp up the intensity. e.l.f.'s Putty Blush comes in a range of beautiful shades like a shimmery rose gold, matte mauve, and vibrant coral. We recommend applying your blush before powder products so it blends in flawlessly, giving you a lit-from-within glow!

Step 4: Make Your Eyes Pop

Get your eyes party-ready for New Year's Eve with these long-lasting e.l.f. eye products! Start by sweeping the crease with a shimmery No Budge Shadow Stick shade. These ultra-creamy shadow sticks deliver intense, vibrant pigment that stays put. Next, Line your eyes with the H2O Proof Eyeliner Pen for a dramatic cat eye or minimal wing, it’s up to you! This waterproof eyeliner pen glides on easily and dries down almost immediately.

Finish up your eye look with a few coats of the Lash XTNDR Mascara. This lengthening, volumizing formula coats lashes while giving you the appearance of fluttery, full lashes that won't budge. These highly-pigmented formulas will make your eyes will look stunning from your first glass of champagne to your midnight kiss!

Step 5: Create a Classic Red Lip

Get party-ready lips this New Year's Eve with e.l.f.'s Love Triangle Lip Liner and O Face Satin Lipstick! Start by outlining and filling in your lips with the Love Triangle Lip Liner. Its triangular shape allows for precise application, while the smooth, creamy formula glides on easily. Choose a true red or berry shade that complements your skin tone.

Next, apply a red lipstick over the previously applied lip liner. We recommend the O Face Satin Lipstick in shade No Regrets. This luxe, satin-finish lipstick gives a full coverage color with a semi-matte finish that doesn't dry out your lips. It's infused with vitamin E and aloe for comfortable wear. e.l.f.'s lip products deliver vibrant, buildable color that lasts all night long.

Set 6: Set Your Makeup Look with Setting Spray

Set your glam New Year's Eve makeup with e.l.f.'s Power Grip Setting Spray for lasting perfection all night long! This multitasking spray not only locks in makeup, but it also primes skin too. Infused with chamomile and vitamin E, the ultra-fine mist hydrates while prepping skin for smooth makeup application.

Once your New Year's Eve look is complete, mist setting spray all over your face to set everything in place from your foundation to eye makeup. e.l.f.'s Power Grip Setting Spray keeps makeup flawless for up to 16 hours and the universal translucent shade works on all skin tones. Just a few spritzes ensures your glam holiday beat lasts from dusk to dawn!