Monday, 31 December 2012

FOTN: New Year's Eve & StarGazer Lashes Review

Hi my special Beauty Addicts and Happy New Year's Eve! Today I wanted to show you a look I have created that could be worn on New Year's Eve or on any night out really. This look also includes a review of some false lashes that were sent to me for free. Here is the look I created :)
































Now let me talk about these false lashes that were sent to me by the lovely Kat at Touch Media. These are the StarGazer Feathered Eye Lash 40. They are described as feathered I guess because they have longer lashes on the band with shorter ones in between. I love the little berries (or at least that's what I call them) that are edged along some of the tips. I applied these before doing any of my make-up because I am no pro at applying false lashes as you can probably tell. These were a little long in width for my eyes so I trimmed a couple of berries width from the inner part of each lash before application. These came with their own glue. It looks almost iridescent blue, but dries clear. It's kind of gooey. I used a cotton bud to apply it along the band and tweezers to place the lashes onto the eyes. These were very fiddly let me tell you, but I do like the overall effect. They are very, very long and touch my brow bone if I open my eyes wide. Because they remind me of berries I think they are perfect for the winter months. I wanted the lashes to be the main feature of this look so I kept the rest of the make-up fairly neutral with a toned down lip and a fairly light smokey eye. I think the headband worn hippy style adds to the New Years Eve feel as it adds that touch of glam with a natural wave to the hair. If I applied these again I would probably use some black liquid liner to cover the glue as it shows up a bit. You can buy these fun and flirty lashes for £4.00 here.



Other products used in this FOTN are:



H&M Shimmer Lipbalm (The Pink One)

Model Co Face Base Skin Primer*

Max Factor Ageless Elixir 2 in 1 Foundation + Serum (Light Ivory 40)

Natural Collection CoverUp Cream (Light)

E.L.F. Studio High Definition Powder (Clear)

Primark Beauty Eye Shadow Palette (Shades Reef, Spear, Bright Eyes, Hustle, Graphite & Night Sky ~ Xmas Present)

17 Clear Definition Mascara

StarGazer Bronzer (Bronceador)**

Blink + Go Long Lasting Black Mascara

Max Factor Smoky Eye Effect Eyeshadow (Citrus Thunder - Bronze side used on lips)***



*Sent to me for free and previously reviewed here.

**Sent to me for free and previously reviewed here.

***Sent to me for free, but not to review. If you would like me to review this and other shades as I was sent those too please let me know in the comments below.



So I hope you like the look. What New Year's Eve/Day make-up looks do you have planned? Link me up with photos, posts or videos in the comments below. Have a great time whatever you get up to tonight and Happy New Year at midnight :)!



Love to you all



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