These three allergy free makeup looks for the holidays will help you feel your best and look your brightest even if you will only be celebrating with your closest family and friends together or virtually. So cue the Mariah Carey Christmas album, because it truly is “ the most wonderful time of the year”.
For a list of food allergens in cosmetics and their Latin names, check out our cheat sheet to help you stay safe when buying makeup with food allergies.
Feel picture ready with allergy free cosmetics even on Zoom
I have always loved the holiday season because it’s a time to spend with family, watch classic Christmas movies and get excited about the new holiday makeup collections!
This is an interesting time given everything going on in the world. I know many of us will not be celebrating in person or with just a few close family and friends. Even if we can’t be together, we can still feel picture ready on Zoom or in the comfort of your home.
So to make the best of it, whether you celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas or Kwanzaa let’s get festive with three allergy free makeup looks for the holidays.
Everyone’s allergies are unique so please check ingredients and labels to make sure they are safe for you or speak to your doctor/allergist before trying products.
3 Allergy Free Makeup Looks for the Holidays
1. Glowy & Simple- favorite allergy free cosmetics
Simple, casual and classic yet full of glow for the holidays.
In order of use:
- Balance skin tone with foundation or tinted moisturizer
Ilia Super Serum Skin Tint SPF 40 – leaves a dewy, picture-perfect glow.
- Define your eyes with mascara
Milani Cosmetics Mascara– drugstore mascara with high-end results.
- A healthy flush with blush
Clove + Hallow Pressed Velvet Cream Blush – sunflower oil and shea butter.
- Get that glow with bronzer
Fenty Cheeks Out Freestyle Cream Bronzer– 7 no-fuss shades for all skin tones.
- Flawless finish with setting powder
Elf Cosmetics-Halo Glow Setting Powder – Sold at Target.
- A touch of gloss & go!
Honest Beauty Gloss C Lip Gloss – coconut oil, jojoba seed oil and pomegranate flower extract. Sold at Target.
2. Holiday Glam -best nut-free makeup
Although many of us are trying to have a more simplistic makeup look, the holidays make you want to zest it up! Grab a red lipstick, add matte, neutral tones to the eyes, and some shimmer.
In order of use:
keep makeup long-lasting and from settling into fine lines.
Fenty Beauty Creme Blush
use under eyes and troubled areas to color correct skin. Adds dimension and keeps you from looking flat on screen.
Ilia True Skin Serum Concealer– enriched with Vitamin C to brighten skin.
create drama, volume and color to help eyes stand out on camera.
Elf Cosmetics Wow Brow Gel – locks brows into place
Elf Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette-mini sized, vibrant colored $3 palettes
Urban Decay 24/7 Glide On Eye Pencil -in matte, satin and metallic shades.
*Finish with mascara from Glowy & Simple look
use blush, bronzer and setting powder from Simple & Glowy look.
In addition try:
ColourPop Super Shock Highlighter– Creme powder that feels like vegan butter.
Urban Decay All Nighter Long-Lasting Makeup Setting Spray
bright and bold red lips are key to any virtual holiday look especially if it is allergy friendly lipstick!
Stila All Day Liquid Lipstick – the ultimate bold red lip color in “Beso”
3. You do you with a nut-free lipstick
You don’t have to stick to the script of a red lip and eyeliner. There are no rules in makeup. Add extra color on the eyes, mix up the above looks and express yourself!
Instead of a red lip try….
Unveil by Fenty Beauty Stunna Lip Paint– a chocolate brown lip color instead of traditional red in a soft matte finish.
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Keila has worked in the beauty industry for 14 years. A makeup artist, skincare expert and owner of Keila Alleyne Beauty, she has multiple food allergies. Keila launched her allergy-friendly lipgloss and lipstick collection in 2015.