Here’s How To Match Your Makeup To Your Vacay

Here’s How To Match Your Makeup To Your Vacay
Iantha Yu

Beauty Writer

Jun 24, 2015

Queenstown, New Zealand

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Planning on being a snow bunny for your next holiday? Load up on products that’ll make your eyes and lips gleam ever so slightly – it’ll brighten your appearance without the tackiness of dramatic shimmer.

Wear these dazzling metallics on their own or use them as a creamy eyeshadow base. Try Laura Mercier Eye Glacé in Moonglaze, Wet Sand and Blazing Sun, $30 each

Complete the look with an over-the-top mascara that’ll volumise beyond belief. Try L’Oreal Paris False Lash Butterfly Wings Intenza, $25.95

Go for gloss! These newbies from Revlon contain just a hint of sparkle for extra effect. Try Revlon Ultra HD Lip Lacquer in HD Petalite, $23.95 (Available in August)

Ibiza, Spain

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A tropical vacay calls for jewel-tones and bronzed bodies of course. This is the perfect opportunity to try brighter shades on your eyes and lips too… trust me, it’ll lift your mood in an instant.

This waterproof buy won’t budge even when you’re splashing about in a pool. Try Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil in Junkie, $30

Forget lugging a moisturiser or fragrance with you – just spritz this nourishing scented body oil all over instead. Try Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Shimmering Body Oil, $80

Don’t forget a bright lippie – this best-selling shade from MAC is just the perfect marriage of orange and red. Try M.A.C. Wash & Dry Lipstick in Morange, $40

New York, USA

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This wonderful city is an absolute trove of fashion hotspots. If you’re planning to pound the pavement with shopping list in tow next holiday, then go for a neutral look that’ll take you from day to night.

Meet the latest skincare-meets-makeup product that’ll give you a radiant glow and repair within the layers of skin. Try Giorgio Armani Crema Nuda, $243

Use the rosy shades for a pop of blush, or sweep down for a bronzed-up look. Try Natio Blush and Bronze Mineral Palette in Rosy Glow, $19.95

The teensy metallic particles in this lippie will give your smackers an all-over sheen. Try Too Faced Melted Metal Lipstick in Metallic Bunny, $28

What’s your favourite holiday destination. Tell us in the comments below. 


By Iantha Yu

Beauty Writer

Iantha Yu is a journalist that specializes in writing and styling beauty, health and lifestyle content. She firmly believes that good skincare, a bright lippie, or good quality false eyelashes can change your life (or at least your mood for the day).


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