5-Minute Makeup School - Holiday Makeup Looks

With the holidays comes plans and parties.  Wouldn’t it be great to get a gorgeous festive face in a snap?  Well, that’s what we are doing today.  Let’s find out how to get a great look in mere minutes.  Here is our 5-Minute Makeup Lesson for the week – Holiday Makeup Looks.


how to contour and highlight


LESSON PLAN:  So here’s the plan – how to contour and highlight

I’m gonna give you suggestions for tools and products (can’t do anything without the right tools). Then comes a quick tutorial video or two (5 minutes or less). And lastly, you do the homework.


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The goal of this post is to introduce or help you master a makeup technique FAST for immediate results.  So you can either practice this lesson now or bookmark it for later tonight.  Now you can look put together in about 5 minutes. 

Now on to our lesson.

Holiday makeup

LESSON #6 – Holiday Makeup

Around the holidays it’s fun to play with different glamourous looks.  So let’s learn just how to get a fabulous holiday look in minutes.

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1. GET READY = Products how to contour and highlight

What products do we need?

In the following video she uses these products:

  1. Maybelline New York Dream Liquid Mousse Foundation in Honey Beige (Medium 4 – Airbrush Finish)
  2. Mary Kay Oil Mattifier (used as primer before foundation)
  3. WetNWild coloricon eyebrow pencil in dark brown
  4. MAC Studio Finish concealer in nc45
  5. Elf clear eyelash and brow gel
  6. MAC Paint Pot in Painterly
  7. Lorac Pro Palette (Taupe for transition color, then Sable, Gold on lid, and Expresso on lower lash line)
  8. WetNWild Brûlée eyeshadow for browbone highlight
  9. Benefit Dallas blush
  10. MAC Blunt Blush
  11. Hard Candy So Baked Bronzer in Tiki for highlight
  12. NYX Liquid Crystal Liner in Crystal Gold
  13. Stila Kajal Eye Kohl in Onyx for waterline
  14. Telescopic Mascara in black
  15. Elf Cream Eyeliner in black
  16. Creme 415 lashes (The band is practically invisible and so easy to apply)
  17. WetNWild Stoplight Red Lipstick
  18. Sephora Lip Lacquer in Cherry Red #33
  19. Model in a Bottle Setting Spray
Holiday makeup

The band is practically invisible and so easy to apply!


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2. SET = Here’s a STEP-BY-STEP Video

Now watch how GORGEdotORG creates a fabulous, fast, and festive look in just about 5 minutes:

3. GO = You Do it!

Get it?  Got it? GOOD!  For your homework, you need to put this lesson to work.  Watch the video as many times as you need.  And PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE.  And it only took 5 minutes!

Hey Adventurers!  Let us know how you went with this lesson. Post your homework pictures on our Facebook page. Oh, and if you like these short quick makeup lessons please let us know by leaving a comment below.

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