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3 Cute and Comfy Holiday Looks

We all want to look our best for those holiday dinners, but comfort is also very important. It's a time to indulge in yummy food and fun cocktails! My go-to tends to be skinny jeans with some cute boots and a nice sweater. If you have a holiday dinner to attend with friends or perhaps a significant other, here are some cute ways, featuring Yoins, to dress up a little while still feeling comfortable and with plenty of breathing room for the yummy dinner!

It's so easy to create a pretty holiday look if you start with a fashion blouse for women. A nice blouse or knit top can go with anything from jeans or leggings to dressy pants or a skirt. So you can easily take the look from casual to dressy, especially if you add on some jewelry.


If you practically live in leggings, this long-sleeve asymmetrical hem top is perfect! It's nice and roomy, but has a nice detail with the side buttons. And you can dress it up a bit with a long pendant necklace.


For something a little more dres…

The Baked Makeup Trend


You may have noticed these little domes of shimmering eye shadow suddenly popping up all over the beauty aisles. The "baked" makeup trend has spread to other beauty products like blush, bronzer, and even baked foundation. But what makes an eyeshadow or a bronzer compact "baked" exactly? It isn't just the shimmer or the beautifully marbleized compacts. Baked makeup products start out as liquids which are baked into solid powder. This is said to create a more blendable product that can be used wet or dry. I love the trend. I've always used makeup with a bit of shimmer, and I can say from experience that these baked products do in fact blend very well.

I really love the e.l.f. Baked Eyeshadow Palette in California pictured below. It's quiet similar to the Sephora Moonshadow Baked Palette but at a more affordable price. You can see a tutorial for that baked palette here >>


The baked eye shadows tend to be semi-sheer. That's what I love most about them. You can apply them lightly for a subtle touch of color and shine, but you can also swipe on multiple layers for a more colorful and glamorous look. It's the perfect makeup for day to evening.

For spring I just picked up the e.l.f. baked eyeshadow trio in  and will include it in a big Spring beauty giveaway! It's perfect to wear lightly for daytime then heavier for an evening out.


The shimmery bronzers are perfect if you're on the go. For everyday makeup or if I have very little time to make it out the door, I use a bronzer blush quad. I quickly sweep the blush and bronzer onto my cheeks, then I use the highlighter color under the brow bones and on the inner corners of the eyes. Then I use one of the blush shades on my lids and the brozer in the crease as a contouring color. Or if I'm in a major hurry, I swipe a small blush brush over the entire compact and quickly brush it over my cheeks and lids and finish off with some quick mascara.

Baked
 
Shop the Look >> Pictured Above: Laura Mercier Baked Eye Colour  //  jane iredale Quad Bronzer, Sunbeam  //  1. e.l.f. Baked Eyeshadow Palette, California  //  2. LORAC TANtalizer Baked Bronzer  //  3. e.l.f. Studio Baked Eyeshadow Trio in Lavender Love  //  4. e.l.f. Studio Baked Eyeshadow 0.12 ounce  //  5. Laura Geller "The Wearables" eyeshadow palette  //  6. stila Baked Eye Shadow Trio  //  7. SEPHORA COLLECTION Moonshadow Baked Palette - In The Nude  //  8. Urban Decay Half Baked eyeshadow  //  9. ULTA Baked Eyeshadow  //  10. Lorac Baked Eyeshadow Trio    


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