Beauty

5 Beauty Essentials for the Perfect Holiday Look

New York Smash Magazine  

Perfect holiday manicure? Check. Party-ready makeup? CHECK! Look holiday-glam from head to toe with these beauty essentials: 

1. NAILS

Dermelect Holiday Collection

Looking for the perfect holiday polish? Thanks to this in-season collection by Dermelect, finding a festive and fabulous shade is now a piece of cake. Shades range from sparkling black to holiday-inspired frosted green, velvet crimson and shimmering snowflake white. Designed to strengthen weak nails, each polish is peptide-infused and free of DBP, Toluene & Formaldehyde.

Thrill ‘ME’ Holiday Collection including all four polishes ($56.00 value), now $29 at  www.dermelect.com

2. PERFUME

Carmen Electra Eau de Parfum spray

Carmen Electra’s brand-new fragrance is as sexy as the star herself. Launched just in time for the holidays, this alluring perfume is an addictive blend of exotic flowers and fruity deliciousness, including Juicy Mandarin, Peach Nectar, Wild Blackberry, Gardenia Petals, Night Blooming Jasmine and Tiger Orchid. Light, playful yet totally seductive, it’s a man-magnet in a bottle. 

Carmen Electra Eau de Parfum spray, $29.00-$39.00 at FragranceNet.com.

3. MAKEUP KIT n07 Instant Glamour

This all-in-one kit keeps us totally equipped for those upcoming holiday parties. From party-ready eye makeup to sparkly lips, this palette is so on point for the season. Plus, it comes with step-by-step instructions for creating the look.

Boots No7 Glamour Kit Includes:

  • No7 Stay Perfect Eye Shadow Trio Cappuccino Middle Shade (1.5 g / 0.05 oz)
  • No7 Stay Perfect Eye Shadow Quad Chocolate Fondant Top Right Shade (1.5 g / 0.05 oz)
  • No7 Blush Damson (3 g / 0.1 oz)
  • No7 Stay Perfect Amazing Eyes Pencil Black (1 g / 0.03 oz)
  • No7 High Shine Lip Gloss Happy (5 ml / 0.16 fl oz)
  • No7 Directional Powder Brush

No7 Glamour Kit, $25.00 at Walgreens.com

4. EYES

Jane Iredale

For an irresistible evening look, Jane Iredale’s In The Blink of a Smoky Eye! kit is a must-have. With eight gorgeous modern holiday shades, it has everything you need to create an unforgettable smoky eye.  

In The Blink of a Smoky Eye! Kit, $50 at JaneIredale.com.

5. LIPS

Merle Norman Pucker Up Lip Set

Whether you want bright party-ready pout or a daytime look, Merle Norman’s holiday lip set contains a glamorous shade for every occasion, including Spice Sachet, Sweet Marmalade and Sugared Plum. The set comes with a red sequin makeup bag to keep you feeling festive.

Merle Norman Pucker Up Lip Set, $40. For retail locations, visit Merle Norman