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"Dazzle and Shine: Fun Holiday Party Makeup Looks to Rock the Festive Season

The holiday season is here, and that means it's time to turn up the glam for those fabulous holiday parties! Whether you're attending a family gathering, a company soirée, or a New Year's Eve bash, your makeup can be just as festive as the occasion itself. In this article, we're diving into some dazzling holiday party makeup looks that will have you shimmering, sparkling, and turning heads all night long.

1. Golden Glamour:
Embrace the warmth of the season with a stunning gold-themed makeup look. Start with a golden eyeshadow base like Golden Boy or Audrey and build up a gradient with deeper shades in the crease. Add a touch of shimmer to the inner corners and finish with a bold winged eyeliner. Pair this eye look with a glossy nude lip and a hint of bronzer for an overall golden glow.

a bronzey gold eye makeup look

2. Classic Red Lips and Winged Liner:
Nothing says holiday glamour like a classic red lip like Whoopie paired with a sleek winged eyeliner. Choose a red shade that complements your skin tone and keep the rest of the makeup understated to let your lips and liner take center stage.

model wearing red lipstick and a red eyeliner

3. Frosty Elegance:
Channel the magic of winter with a frosty makeup look. Use cool-toned silver and icy blue eyeshadows like Ocean Drive for a wintry vibe. Add a touch of silver highlighter to your cheekbones and the inner corners of your eyes. Complete the look with a soft pink lip and a hint of blush for a flushed glow.

frosty makeup look with snowflakes created by eyeliner

4. Sultry Smokey Eyes:
Go for a dramatic look with sultry smokey eyes. Use deep jewel tones like emerald green, sapphire blue, or rich plum to create an intense eyeshadow look. Pair this with well-defined brows and a nude lip to balance the drama. Brown Sugar would be the perfect shade for a sultry look like the photo below, or try Green Velvet for an emerald vibe.

sultry burgundy smoky eye

5. Glitter and Glam:
'Tis the season to shine, so why not go all out with glitter? Apply a glittery eyeshadow on your eyelids and add a touch of glitter to your lower lash line for a festive pop. Keep the lips neutral to let your eyes do the talking. Any of our Glittergasm Chunky Glitter would be perfect for holiday, especially Tinsel Town.

model wearing a red and gold glittery eye look

6. Metallic Magic:
Embrace metallic shades like copper, bronze, or rose gold for a striking holiday makeup look. Sweep a metallic eyeshadow across your eyelids and line your eyes with a matching eyeliner. Pair with a nude lip and a soft, glowing complexion. Try our Liquid Metallic Eyeshadows to achieve that ultra metallic look!

model wearing an avant garde gold and silver metallic eye look

8. Fun Graphic Liner:
Go wild with a fun graphic liner to create stunning holiday imagery. From twinkling stars to holiday string lights, there are endless options. Our Cake Wet Liners can help achieve any festive look. Be sure to use an angled liner brush to achieve crisp lines.

red eye look with holiday lights painted around the eye using colored eyeliners

Holiday parties are the perfect opportunity to step out of your comfort zone and experiment with playful and glamorous makeup looks. From glitter and shimmer to bold lips and sultry eyes, there's no shortage of ways to express your festive spirit through makeup. Whether you're into classic elegance, winter wonderland vibes, or daring drama, these holiday party makeup looks are sure to make you the star of the celebration. So, grab your makeup brushes, unleash your creativity, and get ready to shine all season long!

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