Classic Holiday Makeup with a Red Lip Twist

Hi Bellas,

Tis the Season for red lips!  To me, a classic holiday holiday look has some kind of red lip.  In today's look I show you a take on the classic look by incorporating an ombre lip.  Check it out!

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First off, on the eyes I wanted something a bit more subdued as to not compete with the bold lip.  I used a neutral eyeshadow palette from ELF - their Necessary Nudes Palette.  I spiced up the eyes a bit by going for an arabic eyeliner...bringing eyeliner to a point at the tearduct.

I also went for a subtle cut crease using a medium brown eyeshadow.  Also, my brows are pretty light in this photo.  I recently bleached them to match my hair color and now when I fill them in they stay pretty light, which I like.

Last but not least is the lips.  I used the new Make Up For Ever Acrylip.  On the outside I used a deep burgundy shade #501 and on the center I used a beautiful berry tone #401.  I love the ombre effect.

I paired it with the Make Up For Ever Aqua Lip Pencil in 13C.  I love these soft lip pencils...they go on so smooth but last!  And bonus points for matching my lipstick to my Charming Charlie's necklace.  Do you guys have a go to holiday red lip?  Let me know in the comments below!