With only 33 days left until the new year, chic girls everywhere are getting ready to update their look for 2008. And there's a must-go-to beauty workshop by celebrity make-up artist Jackie Gomez on December 6th where she'll give expert tips on applying make-up for the holidays and the new year.

"This fall was all about the bold reds, passionate plums, golds and blacks and any color that has hues of nature," says Gomez. "But for the Chrismas Holiday I recommend women to go for the sophisticated smokey eyes, creamy lips with a hint of a berry color and glowing skin."

And you can take her word for it. The 25-year old New York City-bred Latina of Colombian and Mexican descent is an artist to the stars like Dominican diva Zoe Saldana and the bootylicious Beyonce Knowles. "The most exciting time for me is that second when I look at the outfit, shoes and accessories. I picture my client with a smokey or cat eye look and then I decide what would be best for her," says Gomez.

On December 6th Jackie will host a beauty workshop at Manhattan's Flight Club where she'll teach us city girls how to get the look of the season all while making make-up fun.


Be Chic Mag: What will be the look for Spring 2008?
Jackie Gomez: Spring will be all about the eyeliner and full eyebrows. Think of Marilyn Monroe for inspiration, but for a little twist put on a pink lipstick instead of red.

BCM: What's one mistake women do when applying make-up?
Jackie Gomez: They use the wrong colors for their skin, or they don't use the products correctly.

BCM: What are the top two items you can't leave your house without?
JG: My blush/bronzer duo from Nars and my grapefruit gloss by the Balm.

Don't miss Jackie's Beauty Workshop on December 6th. Flight Club. 120 Nassau Street, between Beekman and Ann. $50. RSVP by E-mailing Jackie here. *ms