- Xmas Getaway Beauty Guide
The Top 5 Christmas Getaway Beauty Must-Haves
If you’re ditching all the stress and preparation of an at-home Christmas and jetting away to kick back and relax, we’ve got all the beauty must-haves to keep you looking phenomenal.
So grab some mulled wine, eggnog or hot chocolate as we give you the five products you’ll need to make this festive holiday all the more fabulous.
With the right tinted moisturiser in your getaway bag you can have hydrated skin and light coverage in an instant. You'll even get some sun protection – perfect if you're going somewhere hot.
Depending on what you’re after, Bobbi Brown have an amazing BB Cream that provides coverage and factor 35 sun protection. BB creams and Tinted Moisturisers are the perfect, versatile alternative to your usual creams, and will leave your skin glowing, even and smooth.
Here at Cosmetify we know how important it is to serve incredible looks at the same time as feeling comfortable in your own skin. That's why we recommend a tinted moisturiser – it may not give you an airbrushed, full-coverage finish, but it’s Christmas. Chill and let that skin breathe! This one from NARS is awesome.
Brows that Wow
You might be on holiday, but bold and beautiful brows are always a necessity. It’s no secret that great-shaped brows completely transform your face for the better...if done right, that is.
Wow people with your impeccably arched and defined brows, and if you need help getting them perfect why not try Benefit's brilliant Ka-Brow? It's waterproof, long-lasting and has a rich cream-gel formula. The included angled brush is an extra treat that gives you utmost precision when refining your brows.
Get flawless, voluminous lashes while you’re sunbathing or in the pool with a fabulous waterproof mascara.
No one enjoys ending up with panda eyes, especially on their holiday. Take the steps to avoid smudged lashes with cult favourite Maybelline Great Lash Waterproof Mascara.
This classic, award-winning mascara from Maybelline has graced the shelves for almost 40 years and is still providing women with long, lustrous, waterproof lashes – it won't break the bank either!
Festive Red Lipstick
Would it even be Christmas without rosy or purple lips? Everyone knows red jumpers and hats are a craze around December, but we think it's the best time to up your festive beauty game and rock a bold, merry lip.
Need a little inspiration? Try some fruity plum tones or, if it's more of a scarlet you're after, Daniel Sandler Micro-Bubble Lipstick in Titanium Micro Red is the perfect place to start. It's highly pigmented, long-lasting and will complement any complexion.
Makeup palettes have become an essential in the last few years because they allow you to contour, highlight and add a touch of colour. A face palette will be your best friend on holiday: it has everything you need to bring a little glam to the festivities.
If you’re stuck on which palette is the best for you, we recommend something versatile like the incredible Sleek Face Form that offers a vibrant blush, glowing highlight and high-pigmented contour, all within one palette.
Now you should be set to turn out some seriously impeccable festive looks. No matter where you're heading this Christmas, do the season justice with these five must-haves.
If you're looking for some more inspiration, head over to our guide to Christmas Day makeup.