Top 5 NYE Makeup Looks You Can Pull Off In 10 Minutes

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A woman’s work is never done, or at least that's certainly true in our case this Christmas. When you have minimal free time over the holidays it can be impossible come up with NYE makeup ideas in time for the big night, so we’ve put together our favourite sophisticated NYE makeup looks that you can pull off in just 10 minutes. Trust us, it’s possible...

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This simple, sophisticated and understated NYE makeup look is the perfect style to wow with this holiday season. Rose tinted cheeks add warmth and shape to the face whilst a matching hot pink lipstick and nail polish add a fun splash of colour. For the perfect rosy cheeks this NYE a great product on the market is this Laura Mercier Cheek Colour Quad £29, with 4 different shades to choose from this online beauty buy is the perfect tool for creating your ideal NYE makeup look. For eye-catching nails this Glossfinity Nail Polish in Rose Petal from Max Factor £5.99 is a gorgeous colour to match with this Velvelegant Touch Lipstick in My Lady from GOSH £6.99. Now you have the perfect cheeks, lips and nails all that’s left is to perfect some smokey eyes. A great online beauty buy for blending a flawless smokey eye is this Luxury Palette Eyeshadow Collection from Charlotte Tilbury £38 which contains wonderfully complimentary eye shadow colours for completing your NYE makeup look.

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The kitten flick was one of the greatest beauty trends to come out of 2015 so how better to celebrate it than by incorporating it into your NYE makeup ideas? This classic bold eye liner and shocking red lipstick look never fails to please and is the perfect way to make a statement this NYE without fussing over glitter. For a clean kitten flick this Precision Gel Liner from Illamasqua £20.00 is the perfect product for creating a bold NYE makeup look. Combine with this stunning Perfect Rouge Lipstick from Shiseido £22.50 and you’re ready to go.

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2015 was a great year for flaming lips and we think they’re the perfect addition to complete a sophisticated NYE makeup look. For the perfect flaming lips simply choose a deep, bold lipstick colour of your choice, a favourite of ours is this Lord & Berry Absolute Intensity Lipstick in Romance £12. Then choose a long lasting gloss to accentuate the colour, such as this Lip Shine from Burt’s Bees £6.99. Finally, create a bold kitten flick using a quality eye liner such as this Precision Gel Liner from Illemasqua £20.00 and to finish off, for an extra touch of the wow factor, match with a statement black nail polish such as this Jessica Custom Nail Colour in Blvd £5.60. Four simple steps for a look that’s sophisticated, bold and ever so alluring.

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Whilst the weather may be creeping ever closer to to winter, there’s no reason why your NYE makeup ideas can’t revolve around warm, smokey eyes and gorgeously bronzed cheekbones. The sun may have been absent for a few months now but thankfully we have the tools for recreating this look even at the palest of times. For an all-over sun kissed look, instant tanners such as this Sun Bed In A Tube from Too Faced £18.48 can be a great quick-fix to an all over glow. Using a warm eye shadow palette such as this Modernist Eyeshadow Palette in Atmosphere from Hourglass £56 will allow you to blend complimentary colours for the perfect smokey eye. Start by using the lightest shades just under the brow and gradually work down to the deeper tones on the outermost edge of your eyelids. Finally, to finish off your naturally gorgeous NYE makeup look, select a nude lipstick which compliments your skin tone, we love this Lipstick: Limited in Liguria from NARS £20.00. Not sure which makeup products are suitable for your skin tone? Try taking our quick and free online questionnaire to gain access to your online beauty matches.

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Plum lips are a gorgeous look which suit almost any style and are great for adding a festive spin on your NYE makeup look. To work the plum this NYE simply choose your favourite deep lipstick, we love this M.A.C lipstick in Amorous £14, then add a glossy finish. This Addict Gloss from Dior £22.50 is a great long lasting gloss and comes in a variety of colours to compliment your choice of lipstick. For an extra injection of colour to your NYE makeup ideas try using a complimentary eye shadow palette to create the perfect smokey eyes which match your plum lips. This Primsette Eyeshadow Quad from Edward Bess £50 has a great selection of shades for adapting a subtle and sultry look. Finally, to work in the perfect messy up-do to your NYE look, you’ll need a hair product that can lock your look in place without leaving you with a starchy texture. This Urban Iced Raspberry & Vanilla Hairspray from Fudge £6.99 is a delicious product that will hold your style for 24 hours without ruining your hair’s natural feel.

So whether you’re enjoying a restorative two week break, or squeezing in social events between writing articles (ahem) you can still create a stunning NYE makeup look right up to the last minute (well, the last 10 anyway). From My Beauty Matches we’d just like to say whatever you’re doing this NYE we hope you have a fabulous evening - may this year be even more beautiful than the last!

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