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Holiday Makeup: Sparkly Gold Eyeliner and Red Lips

Holiday Makeup Look with mark. and Avon

Holiday Makeup Look with mark. and Avon

Christmas season = red lip season!  Holiday makeup doesn’t have to be super involved to be festive, a little twist on the classic cat eye and a red lip are all you need!

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Holiday Makeup: Gold and Black Cat Eye and Red Lip

Holiday Makeup: Gold and Black Cat Eye and Red Lip

For this quick and easy holiday makeup look I started with Avon Extra Lasting Concealer, because lets be real, we need to cover the dark circles and it needs to last all day.

mark. Clutch Situation 5 Piece Brush Set (in a multitasking sequin clutch!)

mark. Clutch Situation 5 Piece Brush Set (in a multitasking sequin clutch!)

For contour/blush I used the contour brush from the mark. Clutch Situation 5 piece Brush Set (that sequin clutch in the picture!  Talk about a multi-tasker!).  The contour brush is THE perfect brush, I’ve been needing it in my life.  Used with the Avon Pro Bronzer I was able to warm up my face a bit.

The Beauty Must-Have For Christmas!

The Beauty Must-Have For Christmas!

On the eyes I used the shimmering white shade from the mark. Dream Sequins Eye Pallet.  I used the eyeshadow brush from the mark. Clutch Situation Set just all over the lid.

Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner and Avon Super Extend Precise Liquid Liner

Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner and Avon Super Extend Precise Liquid Liner

I then lined the eyes first using Avon Super Extend Precision Liquid Eye Liner in black.  The thin felt tip is perfect to create a really nice sharp line.  I then followed up with the mark. On The Edge Hookup Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip, a metallic gold.  It’s hard to tell in the pictures (taking a good pic of your makeup is hard, let me tell you!), but I drew the gold line starting half way across the lid out past the outer corner past the cat eye flick I already drew with the black.  I then used it along the bottom lashes from tear duct to about half way across the eye.  This gave just the right amount of dimension and glam.

mark. On The Edge Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip

mark. On The Edge Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip

I finished off the eyes with Avon Big and False Mascara in Blackest Black.  Who has time to apply falsies, just use this mascara.  Look how long and full my lashes look, all the look of falsies with the ease of mascara!

Red Lips with Avon Matte Ruby

Red Lips with Avon Matte Ruby

Finally, complete your festive holiday look with a red lip.  I’ve said it before I’ll say it again, I like a matte red lip.  A matte formula wears longer and isn’t so in your face.  I’m wearing Avon in Matte Ruby (on clearance) or use mark. Lip Click in Siren.  But first line and fill in your lips with Avon Glimmersticks Lip Liner for a really perfect lip that lasts!

Christmas Makeup with mark. and Avon

Christmas Makeup with mark. and Avon

There you have it, a quick and easy and super festive holiday makeup look.  Spritz on a little mark. Sparkle fragrance and you’re ready to party!  Be sure to order by Sunday Dec 13th for standard delivery to get it before Christmas!  BONUS:  12 Days of Deals is STILL going on so get yourself a bonus gift with your order at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

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Trending Tuesday: Holiday Sparkle

If the world of alicia was the internet, #sparkle would totally be trending!  I just can’t get enough glimmer and glam this time of year.  All I want to do is wear sequins and glitter and stare at sparkling Christmas lights!  Here’s what’s sparkly and has my attention!

mark. Sparkle:

mark. Sparkle Collection

mark. Sparkle Collection

The mark. Sparkle collection has to be one of my all time favorite beauty collections from mark.!  The scent is a perfect winter fragrance a little bit cozy and a little bit party.  I really like the bottle too.  The fragrance is sold out online but order direct through me if interested.  The shimmer body lotion and soap however are available and great on their own!  Perfect stocking stuffers too!

mark. Sparkle Shimmer Soap

mark. Sparkle Shimmer Soap

 

Eye Sparkle

Luxe Gold & Black Eye Look

Luxe Gold & Black Eye Look

LustreLux makeup is on point here!  What a great holiday look.  I’m obsessed with a sparkly eye as of late.  I’ll be using my mark. Dream Sequins Eye Pallet and mark. On The Edge Liquid Liner in Gilt Trip (gold) to create some fun looks like the inspo above and below!

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Gilded Liner

Gilded Liner

 

Sparkling Holiday Green:

mark. Emerald Princess Pumps

mark. Emerald Princess Pumps

Usually I’m hands down a red person come Christmas but this year sparkly emerald has me obsessing! Until I find the perfect sparkling green piece to wear I’ll have to settle for my shimmering green pumps (mark. Emerald Princess Pumps) and a sparkly eye look.

Sparkly Green for Holiday

Sparkly Green for Holiday

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Sequined Sparkle

mark. Clutch Situation

mark. Clutch Situation

I just want to wear sequins.  All day every day.  Can’t I wear a sequined party dress to work?

Sequin Romper

Sequin Romper

 

Christmas Lights Sparkle:

Jamberry Tannenbaum

Jamberry Tannenbaum

The sparkle from Christmas lights are one of those things I wish I could bottle and sell.  Until then I’ll just have to apply it in unique ways like these Tannenbaum nail wraps from Jamberry!  (ps last few days of my Jamberry party going on if anyone is interested shop here!)

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twinkle

What has you obsessing as of late?

Mani Monday: Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Holdiay nails? Nailed it!  Instead of the same red you wear every year try something equally as festive with a shimmering plum and cream with some easy but eye-catching nail art!  mark. Nailed It Gel Trend Gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers are part of the holiday sparkle beauty collection from mark./Avon and they’re the perfect pairing for your holiday nails!

mark. Nailed it It Gel Trend gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers

mark. Nailed it It Gel Trend gel Finish Mini Nail Laquers

It comes with 2 mini bottles in shades Sugar Plum and Eggnog.  The names (and shades) couldn’t be more fitting for holiday.  Like I said before I prefer these mini polishes they’re the perfect amount to get you through the season before you’re on to the next trend.

Eggnog and Sugarplum

Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

Easy Holiday Nail Art with mark. Nailed It Duo in Eggnog and Sugarplum

For this easy nail art first paint your nails in Eggnog.  On my ring I flipped it so I used Sugarplum first.  Once it’s dried for about 2 minutes create a v shape by painting two angled swipes from cuticle to tip on each side of the nail.  The mini brushes on these mini polishes are perfect for achieving this.  It doesn’t have to be perfect to get a good look… mine are far from perfectly symmetrical.

mark. Nailed It Duo for Holiday Mani's!

mark. Nailed It Duo for Holiday Mani’s!

Easy Nail Art For Holidays!

Easy Nail Art For Holidays!

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

mark. Ready To Pounce Ring

Unique Look For Your Digits This Holiday Season

Unique Look For Your Digits This Holiday Season

The mark. Nailed It Set is available at my eBoutique along with this super cute leopard ring!  Polish is a great little gift idea for stockings, as an add on, or just for a little gift.  Personally I love getting it in my stocking because I know I’ll be doing my nails over the break for upcoming NYE!  This set would be perfect for your NYE look!  Shop now and take advantage of 12 days of deals at my eBoutique!  Today you get to pick a travel size Anew product or tomorrow you get a FREE Platinum-Plated Diamond Pendant Necklace!  Shop now shop often and get those lists done!

mark. Nailed It Gel Polish Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

mark. Nailed It Gel Polish Set at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

Trending Tuesday: December Inspo

 

Trending Tuesday:  December Inspo

Trending Tuesday: December Inspo

Hello December! You’re the last so you have to be the best!  December I feel is the quickest month with the countdown to Christmas and all you have to get done, but before it’s here and gone here’s what’s inspiring me to make the most of the month:

1. Holiday Plaid

Cozy Plaid

Cozy Plaid

With each new month I usually have a new color scheme I’m obsessed with… this December it’s holiday plaid.  Red, black, green, white in a tartan is noting but pure holiday.  This year I’m wearing it, decorating with it and theming out my December in it!

Plaid Holiday Decor

Plaid Holiday Decor

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Plaid Scarfs On Point

Plaid Scarfs On Point

2.  The Nutcracker

Nutcracker Inspo

Nutcracker Inspo

Since I moved to California attending the Nutcracker has been a holiday tradition and it’s the one thing I know with out fail I get to dress up for.  So bring on the sequins, shimmer and glam!

Nutcracker Inspo

Nutcracker Inspo

3.  Sparkle

mark. Sequin Of Events Dress Your Holiday Go To

mark. Sequin Of Events Dress Your Holiday Go To

If there was ever a time to sparkle it’s December!  I know sparkle was a November inspo but it shimmies it’s way into December even more.

mark. Sparkle Collection

mark. Sparkle Collection

4.  Wear to Work Holiday Wear

Little White Dress with Holiday Red For Work

Little White Dress with Holiday Red For Work

From here on out I pretty much try to wear holiday wear to work until we leave for break.  For me this means a combinations of reds, greens, whites, golds and blues for festive holiday looks at work!

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Red And Black For Festive Work Wear

Red And Black For Festive Work Wear

For more holiday inspiration check out my pinterest board Home For The Holidays!  What is inspiring you this december?  Also today is the LAST DAY to take advantage of the Avon and mark. Cyber Monday deal… get 20% off with a $40 order and get a FREE TOTE filled with goodies with a $65 order!  Shop now at http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger

 

Shop http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger use promo code CYBER2015

Shop http://www.youravon.com/aliciahessinger use promo code CYBER2015

 

Trending Tuesday: November Inspiration

November Inspo

November Inspo

Hello November, welcome back! Just coming off a great October so it’s only right I give thanks for being here to welcome in a new November. I’m excited to prep for the holiday’s, host a get together or two, sparkle things up with decorations for the home and self and do my absolute favorite, holiday shopping! Here’s what’s inspiring me this month!

Give Thanks

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Thanksgiving has always been a favorite holiday, football food family and friends!  This month I’m inspired by Thanksgiving decor, an outfit for the day and all things hostess!

Ultimate Hostess Flats

Ultimate Hostess Flats

 

Glam Fall Decor

Thanksgiving Inspo

Glam Fall Inspo

Gold Dipped

Gold Dipped

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I’m excited to be a bit of a homebody as the cooler rainy weather sinks in and decorate for the holidays! I can transition some of my halloween white pumpkins to a more glam look this fall.  I wish I was more shabby chic because those decorations are super cheap to diy, but glam… no so much.  I’ve always like the luxe touch so looking to work in some of these glam decor at the baller on a budget price!

Glam From Avon Living

Glam From Avon Living

White, Light, Cream and Clean

Cream and Clean

Cream and Clean

This month for my color pallet I’m feeling whites, lights, creams and clean lines.  Obiv I’m feeling this from what to wear to my festive glam decoration pins!  White House Black Market hit this one on the head.

Cream and Cranberry

Cream and Cranberry

Sparkle

mark. Sparkle Collection

mark. Sparkle Collection

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I will always find a way to make November and December a little more sparkly!  Super sparkly statement necklaces, shimmering makeup and day sequins are just appropriate this time of year!  Not to mention mark. released a Sparkle beauty collection I’m swooning over!

Sparkly Statement Necklace

Sparkly Statement Necklace

If you follow me on pinterest you probably already noticed what’s been inspiring me.  Obiviously by this post some heavy emphasis on gold… Silver and Gold, Silver and Gold… (ooh can’t wait for Rudolph on TV!)  Now it’s time to put this inspo into action!  What is inspiring you this month?