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    Makeup looks for prom

    • 4 min read

    BY CHELSEA SIMMONS

    Spring is here, which means prom season is right around the corner, or in some cases upon us. This year brings us a variety of fun trends including metallic gold, bright white, short peplum and neon. Whether you are going to prom, or know someone who is, we hope these three prom makeup looks, right on-trend for 2013 prom season, will help inspire you! Each of these looks can be paired with almost any color or style dress.
    prom dresses

    Soft & Rosy Prom Makeup

    This first look has a lot of soft iridescent pinks in it, and plays up healthy glowing skin with Glow Time Full Coverage Mineral BB Cream.

    soft and rosy makeup look

    Try this look on in our makeover room, here.

    Coral and Bronze Smoky Eye Prom Makeup

    This next look is unique for this season and really plays up the coral and metallic colors that are in for prom 2013.
    Bronze and Coral Smoky Eye
    • Start by applying your shade of Amazing Base Loose Mineral Powder. Spritz with Hydration Spray.
    • Apply Shady Lady PurePressed Eye Shadow to your entire eyelid using the Chisel Shader Brush.
    • Apply Rose Gold PurePressed Eye Shadow in your crease using the Crease Brush.
    • Apply Dreamy pinkPurePressed Eye Shadow to the outer corner of your eye and blend well.
    • Apply Bone Eye PurePressed Shadow to your brow bone using the Eye Contour Brush.
    • Apply Cream PurePressed Eye Shadow to the inner corner of your eye.
    • Line your top and bottom lash line with the Citrine Mystikol.
    • Apply PureLash Lash Extender & Conditioner followed by 4 coats of Black Ice Longest Lash Thickening and Lengthening Mascara.
    • Apply Whisper PurePressed Blush to the apples of your cheeks using the Dome Brush.
    • Apply Sunbeam Quad Bronzer to your forehead and along your hairline using the White Fan Brush.
    • Apply Devotion Lip Fixation stain to your lips and let it dry 30-45 seconds.
    • Then apply the Devotion Lip Fixation Gloss.
    Try this look on in our makeover room, here.

    Bright Glossy Lips Prom Makeup

    This next look features bright lips with high shine, while still keeping color on the eyes. We use a red lip here, but you can replace this gloss and pencil with another color combination to get a different pop of color, see our suggestions below.

    Bright glossy lips
    • Apply your shade of PurePressed Base Mineral Foundation. Spritz with Hydration Spray.
    • Apply Opal Crush or Oyster PurePressed Eye Shadow to your eyelid using the Deluxe Shader Brush.
    • Apply Smoky Grey PurePressed Eye Shadow in your crease using the Crease Brush.
    • Apply Crushed Ice PurePressed Eye Shadow to the outer corner of your eye and up into your crease using the Crease Brush, blend well.
    • Apply Oyster PurePressed Eye Shadow to your brow bone using the Eye Contour Brush.
    • Line your top and bottom lash line with the Black/Grey Eye Pencil.
    • Apply PureLash Lash Extender & Conditioner followed by 3-4 coats of Black Ice Longest Lash Thickening and Lengthening Mascara.
    • Apply Awake PurePressed Blush to your cheeks using the Dome Brush.
    • Line and fill your lips with the Crimson Lip Pencil.
    • Finish your look with Red Currant PureGloss Lip Gloss.
    Try this look on in our makeover room, here. If you are looking for a different color on your lips, try these combinations:
    • Coral- Peach Lip Pencil and Tangerine PureGloss Lip Gloss.
    • Pink- Pink Lip Pencil and Sugar Plum PureGloss Lip Gloss.
    • Berry- Plum Lip Pencil and Cosmo PureGloss Lip Gloss.
    To add even more drama to any of these looks, try applying Faux Lashes before your mascara, click here for a video on how to apply these. We hope these looks inspire you and help you choose your favorite prom makeup trend to match your special dress. Be sure to share your prom pictures with us on Facebook here!
    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.