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How to do casual glam for party season

It’s fun getting dressed up for party season, but not every event calls for a LBD. There are times when you need something more low-key, and we’ve got just the right makeup to match that mood.   

Go for casual-glam to get a look that can easily be taken from day to night, and will pull together any outfit - from jeans and heels to a leather skirt. Here’s how…

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First, prep your skin with a weightless foundation like Match Perfection, RRP £7.49, then take the Kate Sculpting Palette, RRP£6.99, and brush the pink blusher onto the apples of your cheeks. To up the glam factor, liberally sweep the highlighting shade across the tops of your cheekbones, before dusting it down the centre of your nose, on your browbones and over your cupid’s bow.

Create an on-trend brow with a fuller, effortless style. Grab the Brow This Way Sculpting Kit, RRP £3.99, and apply the wax to shape your brows, brushing the hairs upward so they’re not too neat. Use the powder to fill them in, making a flattering bold shape. Step back from the mirror before adding more, to make sure that both your brows are even.

For a little bit of grunge, add a touch of smokey kohl. Use Scandaleyes Waterproof Kohl in Black, RRP £3.99, to draw a rough line above and below your lashline, then grab a small blending brush and smoke it out. Sweep on a couple of coats of Scandaleyes Reloaded Mascara, RRP£6.99, for lashes that pack a punch.

Now it’s time to top off your look with the perfect nude lip. The Kate 15 lipsticks, RRP £6.49, are available in three great buff tones, from the peachy Rock ‘n’ Roll Nude to the warm Boho Nude, to the universally flattering My Nude.

Choose your fav and slick it on to complete that casual glam look - then grab your purse and go…