Party Time!

I am so excited to ring in the Christmas season at Eliasz & Ella & Miss Boss’ Holiday Fete! For this very reason I wanted to dress up and celebrate! I am such a huge fan of Christmas so any excuse to get dressed up I’ll take!

Dressing for a holiday party should be all about fun! For this reason I love a great pair of sparkly shoes! I nabbed these beautiful glitter Badgley Mischka shoes online last fall after seeing them at the Bay! They will be a holiday staple for years to come and they can easily dress up any outfit! I linked some similar shoes for a quarter of the price (here)!

I love different takes on little black dresses so I fell in love with this H&M Lace dress with 3/4 sleeves, its sexy without showing all the goodies lol! You really don’t have to spend a ton of money on a dress to look and feel amazing, I have probably had this dress for 3 years now and its such a great go to! There are so many ways to spice up an older dresses without spending little to no money, new shoes, new jewelry, new lipstick! Some of my favourite places to shop for dresses is Asos, H&M & Forever 21, I have linked some favourites below!

Have a great weekend gals and I hope to see you at the party tomorrow! xo

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Outfit Details

Lace Dress: Old H&M (similars hereH&M Party Dresses, Asos Party Dresses, Forever 21 Party Dresses Clutch: Old Nine West (similar here) Necklace: Old Lia Sophia (similar here) Pumps: Badgley Mischka Dixi Pump (here) Forever 21 Glitter Pumps Feature Bracelets: Eliasz & Ella Bangin Bracelet, Coach Glitter Bracelet (similar hereEarrings: Eliasz & Ella Gold City Studs RingsEliasz & Ella Big RingEliasz & Ella Bow Midi Ring 

Makeup Details

Foundation: Tarte 12hr Full Coverage Amazonian Foundation in Light-Medium Beige Brows: Anastasia Beverly Hills Dip Brow in Ebony Contouring: Kat Von D Shade & Light Kit Blush: Tarte Amazonian Clay 12Hr Blush in Dazzled Setting Powder: Laura Mercier Translucent Setting PowdeEyes: Morphe 350 Palette Eyeliner: Amaterasu Liquid Eyeliner in Black (formely Geisha Ink) Mascara: DiorShow Blackout Mascara & DiorShow Maximizer Lash Plumping Serum Lips: Smashbox Lipstick in Legendary

Basic Summer Makeup

I love summer! Heat, sun, short shorts, loose tanks, fruity cocktails and that gorgeous summer glow! I try really hard not to bathe in the sun to avoid the not so pleasant sunburn so Ive learned a couple tricks to cheat the dewy glow!

A basic go to summer makeup look is a must for the days you are running arraigns, going to the pool or lounging in the sun and these products below are mine in the order that I use them!

Bobbi Brown Vitamin Enriched Face Base > This is my go to base before I put any makeup on, ever, summer or winter! It smells amazing, like a fresh grapefruit, is super hydrating, contains Vitamin A, C & E and leaves my skin so soft but not oily which is a problem I usually struggle with! ($66 here)

Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer > Every girl needs a great tinted moisturizer! I have tried my fair share and I always end up coming back to this baby! It comes in 13 different shades depending on your skin tone and the tint you are looking for. It has a great texture and beautiful finish for a natural glow. Most weekends and office days this is all I wear on my skin. ($56 here)

Rimmel Maxi Bronzer & 3 in 1 Shimmering Bronzer > Some days I will put on my tinted moisturizer and go but other days when I want a bit more colour or shimmer I use these two bronzers. I grabbed these awhile ago on sale for $8 each at Shoppers and they are currently on sale now! The 3 in 1 shimmer is my go to as you can customize the look you want depending on how dark or light you want the finish and it has a beautiful shimmer. The Maxi Bronzer is a great matte finish bronzer for a quick application or additional colour for the 3 in 1 shimmer. If you are looking for a great drug store bronzer I highly recommend these!

DiorShow Waterproof Mascara > I only use waterproof mascara as I find it lasts much longer and better than regular mascara. This diorshow mascara I have used for the last several years and it is my go to mascara for a easy summer look or dressed up night out. It has a larger bristled end which gives sky high length and great volume. ($31 here)

Smashbox Be Legendary Lip Gloss > Lastly a girl need a shiny lip! I love lipgloss. Even when I wear lipstick I always put gloss on top! For an easy look I love this neutral dusty pink Smashbox gloss! It gives a very soft neutral lip that goes with anything! ($23 here)

I hope you enjoyed my basic summer makeup go to’s! xo