Thursday, 22 May 2014

TUTORIAL: How To Gold Glitter Party/Prom Makeup!

It prom season coming up and I was feeling inspired to create a standout-ish party makeup look!   I'm going to say now, this is possibly my favourite tutorial that I've ever done (as well as this one).  It's a gold glitter smokey eye, teamed with pale Barbie pink lips which is eye-catching and irresistible!

Although this looks pretty impressive, it's actually really easy and relatively quick to do.  Watch the video below to see how I created this look!

I wanted to use mainly affordable products that anyone can find on the high street to create this look, and also ones which are long lasting so you can really go to town and party all night without worrying about it all falling off your face at 1am.

My two favourite products in this tutorial are the Urban Decay Heavy Metal Loose Glitter and Lipcote. The glitter is available in a large variety of colours and is really easy to use with the Bondage Adhesive; simply apply the glue and tap on the glitter, building up layers until you're happy with the look.

I paired the glitter with pale pink lips, Sweetheart Pink from The Body Shop and sealed it in with Lipcote, which helps to prolong the colour and stop it from smudging.  The trick is to apply your lippie, blot it on a tissue, repeat and then seal in with Lipcote for super kissable lips.  This way your lipstick really gets sealed in!

Products Used:
L'OReal Infallible Foundation in Porcelain:
Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Fair:
Barry M Eyeshadow in Cream:
HD Brows Kit in Vamp:
Sleek 50th Birthday Palette:
B Stunning Eye Shimmer in Golden Sand:
Ubran Decay Bondage Adhesive
Urban Decay Heavy Metal Loose Glitter in Goldmine
(In Debenhams Stores - Alternatively
Maybelline Gel Liner:
Rimmel Scandaleyes Kohl Pencil in Black:
Max Factor Clump Defy Mascara (50th birthday edition):
Eylure Lashes 116:
Sleek Contour Kit in Light:
Look Beauty Blusher in Sculpt:
The Body Shop lipstick in 210 Sweetheart Pink:
Rimmel Stay Matte Powder in Transparent:

Do let me know if you try this look or if you would like to see any more tutorials in the future!  I really enjoyed creating this so I'd love to do more.

Would you like more tutorials?  Have you ever tried Lipcote?




  1. I have been flirting with Lipcote for about a year now - I find on some lipsticks it really does add serious staying power but on others it makes them flake so my lips look chapped! I also find it transfers colour - my lipcote is now pink in the bottle not transparent! Still worth the investment though.
    Love the tutorial x

  2. Oh wow! I just might need to try this look! I've been a massive fan of the Urban Decay Heavy Metal Loose Glitter's for a while now!

  3. I love how you did the eyeliner, I'll def be referring to this post tomorrow morning when I'm doing my wings! x
    Emily Lavenders

  4. Such a great tutorial - you always create really lovely looks (: x

  5. gorgeous eye look! i like how you used affordable products, Im going to take a look at the L'OReal foundation you used. Im always up for trying something new :)

  6. In parties if you apply body glitter, then this is really looking different. Glitter makeup increases the beauty and every woman wants to look different, so apply this its a best option.

  7. Gorgeous! The eye make-up looks amazing, and I love how fresh and flawless your skin looks.

  8. Lovely tutorial, the UD glitter looks amazing - I want it! I haven't tried Lipcote, but it's so affordable I might have to invest in it x

  9. This is so pretty, such a gorgeous party look! My eye makeup has got so boring lately, I think I need to add a bit of glitter :)
    Carrie xx


  10. This look is beautiful! I've tried lipcoat before and it made my lipstick last however it made my lips dry, it was quite an old one so i might have to re invest!
    I've just started a beauty/fashion/lifestyle blog and it would be great if i could get some people to see it, so if you wanna check it out please do!
    Ellie x

  11. Your blog is amazing :) I have a similar blog and would love for you to check it out :) I hope one day it is as good as yours!

  12. I love this look! I just discovered your blog and youtube channel and have followed both. You seem so comfortable and friendly in front of the camera!

    P.S. I'm still new at blogging so I'd love it if you checked out my blog :)


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