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City nights around the world, part 1

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In celebration of our NEW City Nights collection we chatted with a number of our lovely International Distributors to find out how they like to spend a sophisticated night on the town. Here are three amazing city nights from around the world, complete with a makeup look, to tantalize and inspire you. Stay tuned for more in a couple of weeks! Australia Melbourne the city itself is undisputedly our main attraction and whether by bike, bus or foot exploring our city is an absolute must! Filled with quirky alley ways, hidden shops, art galleries and indie theatres, it certainly earns its reputation as Australia’s Culture Capital – Melbourne wouldn't be Melbourne without its laneways, thus simply exploring the city serves as an attraction in itself.
Night life in Melbourne
For an elegant night out in Melbourne start your journey at dusk and witness an unbelievable sunset at Melbourne’s Eureka Skydeck. Located on the southern banks of the Yarra River, this Skydeck Experience was created to reach for the sky; nothing you have ever experienced will prepare you for the awe inspiring view of Melbourne from the Southern Hemisphere’s highest viewing platform. Perfectly positioned for 360 degree floor to ceiling views; encompassing Melbourne’s CBD, sports precinct, Port Phillip Bay, Docklands and everything in between. Continue the theme and enjoy some pre-dinner drinks at Lui Bar, regarded as Melbourne’s most sophisticated cocktail bar. It is 236 meters above the city on the 55th floor of the Rialto, adjoining the very swish Vue de Monde, with sweeping views across the city and beyond its decadent Melbourne cool. Melbourne offers a wealth of entertainment options, primarily known for its dynamic, cutting edge arts and culture, a whole world of events awaits you in Melbourne. Whatever the season, our city is buzzing with theatre, exhibitions, concerts and festivals. Melbourne’s busy events calendar is sure to excite, but for tonight we recommend tickets to Her Majesty’s Theatre to see Les Miserables.
nightlife in Melbourne
Now that you’ve worked up an appetite it’s on to dinner at Prix Fix, located at the Paris end of Collins St and one of Melbourne’s newest restaurants, it is Australia’s only ticketed dining room. Eccentricity, kookiness and love of all things silly will shine through in the monthly changing menus and the polished dining room has a sense of theatre about it. However tonight it’s all about France as Prix Fix celebrates the Australian premier of Les Miserables, this is a menu, which has been in planning for months! Classic French dishes with a modern twist! Oo la la! Now to the perfect end to a very glamorous evening, I recommend cocktails at Eau de vie. E.D.V. is an intimate, dimly lit, jazz infused bar, with an old speak easy feel, staff in bowties and braces add to the charm, think roaring 20’s style glamour. Let the expert team of bar tenders excite you with their amazing interpretation of drinks and all topped off with great service. We hope your night out in Melbourne is one to be remembered and to those who aren’t up for an elegant night out, need not apply. The Look: United Kingdom
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A sophisticated city night in the UK would include going somewhere gorgeous for dinner in the shard, followed by a few drinks with good friends and fabulous views of the city all lit up. You might enjoy a trip to the theater, a ride on the London Eye or a walk around the south bank. Your makeup would reflect a sophisticated yet classic evening look.
  1. Start by getting a flawless foundation, use Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream and set with your PurePressed Base and preferred Hydration Spray.
  2. Take your new Green Jelly Jar Gel Eyeliner and apply with a Camouflage Brush all over your eyelid for a subtle but smoky lid primer.
  3. Use the gorgeous Celebration Eye Shadow Kit and apply Toast over your eyelid.
  4. Then using a Crease Brushsoftly apply Port into the socket.
  5. Use Toast as your highlighter under the brow and add definition and shape to your brows using your Bitty Brow Kit.
  6. Apply Copper Wind PurePressed Blush to your cheeks using the White Fan Brushto give your skin a beautiful matte warmth.
  7. Complete your look with the perfect night time gloss, Kir Royale, and enjoy a cocktail in its namesake too!
Singapore fireworks over bridge and marina You can enjoy a wonderful night view of Singapore's Mariana Barge for no cost. It's a great place to chill out, fly some kites or simply lay back and enjoy the magnificent view. It’s windy and one of the best spots to take pictures. A must visit is the scenic path at the Marina Barrage where the view towards the city skyline and Gardens by the Bay is nothing short of spectacular at the magical blue hour. You may stroll down to the Garden by the Bay, a man-made garden done on a huge scale. The super trees are really iconic and when it lit up at night it’s really beautiful. Gardens by the Bay is great for tourists and locals who wants to get away from the hustle and bustle from city and enjoy great greenery surroundings. The two paid conservatories are divided into flora and forest/man-made waterfall themes. Evening time would be ideal to explore as there's lighted treetop show every night
Another lovely destination on your night out is Clarke Quay, Singapore’s top choice for dining and entertainment destination, is a colorful kaleidoscope of buildings housing antiques, restaurants, hip cafes, jazz clubs and more. At night, the entire zone is a sight to behold with all five blocks of restored warehouses lit up and beamed with an array of quirky alternative to mainstream clubs. With an international presence in terms of partying options, this is a convergence point for people around the world to celebrate. Clarke Quay offers an integrated venue option for everyone: the party is not always confined to the buildings alone. The fountain which grooves to the mood of the night also attracts numerous pub goers. You may even embark on a romantic journey on a River Cruise to view the magnificent views of Singapore by night. Stay tuned for part two with more sophisticated nights out from around the world, and of course, more looks!
Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea Simmons

Chelsea began her beauty journey in 2010 as a fashion and beauty freelancer at Ladies’ Home Journal magazine. There she had the chance to test and review hundreds of products while quickly falling for the benefits the clean makeup she tried. After leaving the magazine industry, she worked as a publicist for international fragrance and beauty brands until 2016 when she landed at jane iredale. Here, she has discovered liquid eyeliner doesn’t have to burn her eyes, foundation doesn’t have to feel heavy, and that the jane iredale Global Educators truly have the best beauty hacks. Since then, she’s shared her 10+ years of experience with you on The Good Glow Blog.