My Boyfriend Does My Christmas Makeup!

Hey everyone!

As so many of you seemed to enjoy my makeup post with Jake that you can view here, I thought doing another would be fun. He’s also been in a few other of my blog posts since which you can view here and here. The makeup post was super hilarious for us to do too so doing this a second time round I imagine will be just as funny. So place your bets now, do you think Jake will have improved since his “Oceanic” attempt? Lets find out…

So I asked Jake to pick a theme again, obviously Christmas related. He went for “Winter Wonderland”. I’m not entirely sure what that entails but I guess we’re going to find out? Here are the bits and bobs he has chosen from my ever-growing collection, right down to the brushes.

The Urban Decay Electric palette, a few MUA bits and bobs, the MR Ultra Glow Palette which I recently did a post on here, some Collection glitter liners and a few other pieces.


“On with the infallible, I’ll give it a good shake, is that meant to be the normal consistency?”

“Yes, please try not to get it in my hair, I just washed it”


“So what’s your plan?”

“I don’t really have one right now, I want to try and do something with candy canes but that might be a bit too hard, maybe on your eyelids or something, I might not get there though”

“Wow, okay. Adventurous?”

“This coverage isn’t very even, oh now i’ve got it on my leg, this is definitely already going worse than last time” *laughs*

“Foundation is ON oh my god what do I do next”


“Ooh cream blush, I’ve got to remember this is Christmas themed, lets give you rosey red cheeks”

“…Where does blush go?”

“It’s not really doing anything, lets get a bit more on the brush”

“Okay now I’m going to give you a grinch green highlight, nice and Christmassy”

“Do I dab this? I’m going to dab this”

“Where are you putting that!?”

“Isn’t that where you’re meant to put highlight?”

“No that’s where contour goes”

“Green contour it is, no wait lets keep it as highlight, I have no idea what I’m doing, I CAN’T REMEMBER”

*Jake puts highlight on my cheeks, forehead, nose and chin*


“Oh, wow. Don’t look yet, it… looks great”

“I’m sorry in advance that you have to put this online”

“This is going to be everyones Christmas look I can tell”

“Yeah? What are you going to call it?”

“Christmas Catastrophe, Imagine that, new from L’oreal – Christmas Catastrophe”

“Sounds about right”

“WOW, when I said catastrophe I meant it, you look like something from batman”

“So this is turning more into circus makeup than Christmas makeup”

“I have to say I think this is better than Oceanic, have you seen it yet?”

“No but… oh wow I look like the fucking Italy flag”

“I’m worried I’m going to poke you in the eye, I’m not going to do a fleek thing with the liner”

“Do you mean a flick?”

“…shut up, I think it looks really nice, awww”




“This is going to be hard”

“Are you using green or turquoise?”

“OH MY GOD turquoise, then green on the bottom brows”

“what are bottom brows!?”

“Oh I meant lashes”

“This is so hard, I think I poked you in the eye last time and we need to get rid of that clump”


“I’m going to give you a gold outline on the lips”

“OH MY GOD this is ridiculous, I’m just going to put it all over, it’s gone everywhere”

“Okay I’m done, I can’t wait for the job offers to come flooding in, I’m just a forward thinker, some would say bad at makeup but personally I’d say revolutionary” 

“You’d make an awful drag queen, sorry…”

“I know, that’s why I’m not one”

“That’s the ONLY reason you’re not a drag queen? Because you can’t do the makeup?”


“Well we’ve all learned something new today”

And here is the beautiful finished product.

I’m not quite sure what happened to the Winter Wonderland theme, or any theme for that matter? But hey, I think I look great.

“I definitely think it’s an improvement on Oceanic, but you’ll have to put it to the publics vote”

So what did you think? Have Jakes makeup skills improved or gone downhill since my last post?

’TIl next time,

65 Comments Add yours

  1. Miranda says:

    This is hilarious! Your eyes 😂😂😂

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      They look beautiful, right?! Thought so x

  2. Alicia says:

    I must admit it’s not the worst 😂 lool this post is hilarious though!x

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Hahaha I suppose I have seen worse actually! Thanks 🙂 X

  3. Alice says:

    This is absolutely hilarious! I’ve seen way worse honestly haha. It really made me laugh when he called your eyelashes bottom brows, I love these posts so much. You guys are adorable x


    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      I’d love to see those worse ones haha! I know, I was like what the hell are bottom brows!? Thank you 🙂 X

  4. Jade Mayhead says:

    This looks like so much fun😂
    I might need to do something like this!
    Your eye look hilarious OMG😂😂

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      It honestly was, I love doing these posts haha! Definitely try it out 🙂 X

  5. Heather says:

    I’ve seen worse! This is such a funny post x

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      I’m glad to hear that haha! Thank you 🙂 X

  6. Gemma says:

    Haha loving those eyes so much!!

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      They’re definitely colourful, I’ll give him that hahah! X

  7. Lily says:

    Omg this is hilarious, I would love to see a video version of this watching your real time reaction to it ahah!

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      I may have to do a video one next time but I honestly think most of it would just be us laughing haha! X

  8. Sophia says:

    Hahaha this is brilliant! Your eyeshadow looked absolutely fabulous 😂

    Sophia | Sophia’s Sphere | 🌺

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Why thank you, doesn’t it just!? X

  9. This is so funny, ive wanted my fiancé to do my makeup for ages but he won’t ;(

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Why the hell not!? Tell him to get his act together! X

  10. Gabrielle says:

    I actually kind of like it 😂 love these posts – they always make me chuckle! Would love my other half to feature but he’s not on board with the idea 😉🎄

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Hahaha it’s definitely creative 😉 Thank you 🙂 tell him to get on board!! X

  11. Meg says:

    Aw bless him! Good effort mate! Ahaha!

    Great post lovely.

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      He tried his best bless him, a lot of people are quite liking it apparently?? X

  12. Sophie says:

    This is so funny! I couldn’t stop smiling throughout. He opted for a bold look! I love posts like this x


    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Aww thank you 🙂 he definitely did! Go hard or go home I suppose X

  13. Mollie says:

    Loved this post such a great idea, he had a good try! Xx

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      He did indeed bless him! Glad you enjoyed! Xx

  14. Hannah says:

    This is the cutest thing I have ever seen! I love these posts, they’re always such a good read. Your eyeshadow looks fab haha!xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Haha aww thank you Hannah 🙂 doesn’t it look amazing!? Deffo gonna do it like this more often xx

  15. Gracie says:

    Hilarious! I actually think it looks quite neat! as well.

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Haha are you serious!? Well I’m glad someone thinks so! X

  16. Ellie says:

    Hahaha bless him he tried hard!! To be honest I don’t think it looks so bad it could definitely catch on


    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      He did indeed 🙂 it could be the next trend ya never know X

  17. ahahaha aww this is such a funny and cute post! it is a very colorful look that could have been much worse! xx corinne

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      It could have been much worse to be fair, I’m dreading to think what would have happened if he went with the candy cane idea… Xx

  18. Christmas catastrophe 😂😂. I dread to think what would have resulted if he had attempted candy canes haha. It’s certainly festive that’s for sure. Love it. X

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Brilliant name, right!? Haha oh god I know, I don’t even wanna think about it! X

  19. sharnah says:

    hahaha this is so cute!(and funny) after checking out your post when he did it last time, he definitely did a better job this time!

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      I’m not sure if he did or not hahaha, this ones definitely more colourful… x

  20. Renny says:

    ‘I want to try and do something with candy canes’ 😂😂 crying

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      I am so glad he didn’t, who knows what would have happened… x

  21. Beffshuff says:

    oh my life this is hilarious! I need to get my Jake to do mine!!
    I don’t think he’d even know what to put where though!

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Haha you really should, I’d LOVE to see that! That would make it even more funny x

  22. Oh My! This blog post has proper made my day – I giggled so much. I love how proud of himself your boyfriend looks, haha! Gotta admit that the makeup isn’t the worst of these I have seen, he did an okay job! Really made me giggle, thanks for sharing babe 💜✨

    With love, Alisha Valerie. x |

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Aww thank you 🙂 I’m so glad it made you laugh! We had so much fun making it, I think the lack of blending is probably the worst part of it haha! X

  23. I think he’s improved (slightly) haha, the eyeshadow is very colourful! I loved this post and I’ve always wanted to do this with my boyfriend xo

    Char |

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Haha you should do it! It’s so much fun 🙂 X

  24. Emma-Louise says:

    Oh wow, this is such a fun idea for a post – I love how over the top he went for the eye makeup – it does look kinda cool though and Christmas is the only time of year you can really pull off green and red together! X

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      It is a brilliant look haha! I’m deffo not sure about the combination of colours though x

  25. Lena Dee says:

    Lol this was a good laugh! I always enjoy posts like these, guys and are hilarious when they try to figure out makeup. I need to get my hands on tat UD though! Great photography btw! 🙂

    xx Lena

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Aww i’m glad! I know bless him he did try, thank you 🙂 X

  26. Gemma says:

    Oh my! I love this!! I would definitely never trust my fiance to do my make-up, it would be horrible! I love the concentration on his face! He definitely looks like he’s trying soo hard to figure out what to do. I love how you trust him, he’s definitely stepped up his game a little.

    Gemma |

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Hahaha really!? It was pretty hilarious to do 🙂 X

  27. Eli cole says:

    I laughed sooo much…xmas catastrophe sounds great name!! You guys are hilarious. I have to say though that if it wasnt for the xmassy colors he used he does it pretty well…he tries hard and has creativity …I know many men who would even dare come near cosmetics…so you guys rock!!!

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Aww haha thank you 🙂 so glad you enjoyed! X

  28. Julia says:

    Haha I love these posts! He really did make you look festive, didn’t he?! I think you should definitely go for this look for a Christmas party 😀

    Julia xx

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Yes, festive is definitely a suitable word, haha! I wouldn’t dare leave my house like this unless it was for charity or something hah! Xx

  29. Francesca says:

    This post is hilarious, I love it haha x

    Francesca | 🌿

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Glad you enjoyed 🙂 X

  30. Chloe says:

    Oh my god I LOVED this post so much! Grinch green highlight was my favourite part hahaha! I think your boyfriend did a fab job – you look gorgeous! xx

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      Hahaha glad it made you laugh 🙂 why thank you, I definitely feel pretty xo

  31. Anu says:

    I love posts like these! I actually think that he did a good job except for the eyeshadow but you know, if it was blended a bit better I think it would actually look really nice, haha! I can’t wait to see the next makeup look 🙂 x

    Anu | Based On blog | Bloglovin

    1. blacktulipbeauty says:

      He will definitely be pleased with your comment haha! He needs a few blending tips bless him, I’m sure there’ll be another one at some point 🙂 X

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  33. Leslie says:

    Hahaha I love this! I mean it could use a tad bit more blending I think

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