Thursday, December 15th, 2011

5 Holiday Makeup Looks

Reader Jenelle asked for some suggestions for holiday makeup, what with all of the holiday parties in full swing!  I’m a huge fan of shimmery red/berry lips for the holidays, so I tend to go more neutral on the eyes.  I still have a soft spot for smoky golds, bronzes, coppers, berries, and greens, though :)  Here are my five picks…

  1. Easy neutral eyes + red lip
  2. Bronzes + greens
  3. Intense, smoky purples
  4. Golds + berries
  5. Matte neutral eye + shimmery lips

Do you have your holiday look planned already? Share!

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16 thoughts on “5 Holiday Makeup Looks

  1. Sarah

    I have a similar amount of lid space as you with open eyes, so your looks are always very helpful. They’re all beautiful! Thanks, Christine!

  2. Lucia

    Wonderful, Christine!!

    Anyone want to pick a look for me – blonde hair, green-blue eyes, NC15.

  3. I’m doing a series of holiday looks on my blog, under the “Looks” tab. The next one will be a gold & red look. :)

  4. I LOVE all of them on you, especially the purple look (ah, it must be nice to have so much lid space to play with! Mine is very limited)! I might try something like bronzes and greens this year, just because I have what it takes!

  5. Tracey

    Christine, were you ever able to recreate the purple MUFE look. It is so beautiful!

  6. the bronze and green is my fave!

    I plan on recreating this look from the Guerlain spring palette

    even though it’s spring, it was easy to add some shimmer and sheen to make it more festive!

  7. cydoniac

    my favourite is the Rollergirl palette look…gorgeous!!!!!they are all really good,obviously,but this is peeeeeeeeeeerfect!!!!!!

  8. Kristabelle

    My fave right now is gold eyes with sheer berry lips, using mostly the Naked palette.
    Eyes- primer (duh). UD Naked and Buck in the crease as a blending color. Half Baked all over the lid. Smog on the outer half of the lid and crease. Vanilla (or a mix of Sin and Virgin) as highlight and inner corner. Darkhorse or MIA in the outer third, crease, lashline.
    Depending on how much time I have, I might also blend in some Chase and Deeper.
    Black liner, Naked smudged under eyes.
    Lips: Stila lip glaze in Majesty (berry).

  9. Azzy

    I have a look that I want to try out for this coming holiday!
    It will look like auroralights…

    I love the Gold and Berries.
    I love purple so I really lovvve the smokey purples
    and I like bronzes and greens!

    Can’t wait to try them all!

    Thank you

  10. MissMercurial

    Bronze & green is more of an everyday type look for me – I love greens! Bold lips are my go-to holiday staple/look. If I’m in a rush, gold/silver metallics on the lid :)