- Christmas Day Makeup
Your Christmas Day Makeup, Sorted
Christmas: some call it snuggle season, some call it party season – we choose the latter. We love a good yuletide soiree and with parties coming at us left, right and centre, it’s the perfect opportunity to get out our glitter and glad rags. We’re talking school reunions, family get-togethers, long brunches (that soon turn into wild nights out) and, of the course, the big day itself. With so many occasions to dress for, it’s only right that you get a little experimental with your looks: think bold lips, dewy skin and lots and lots of sparkle.
To give you inspiration for your Christmas Day and party makeup, we’ve handpicked our top seasonal looks as seen on your favourite celebrities. So when the Big Man comes, you’ll be looking festively sexy.
First up is the iconic Kim Kardashian-West. Her glitter queen look gives us serious Cher ‘Studio 54’ era vibes and we’re 100% here for it. With perfectly arched brows and lots of glitter on the lids, it's the ultimate Christmas makeup look. To duplicate it, you’ll want:
If anything screams ‘Christmas Day makeup’, it’s this bold red lip and poppin’ eyelash look that Dua Lipa has nailed, obviously. If your Christmas Day consists of welcoming family and friends round to play charades and Monopoly, then make this your go-to look. Recreate it with just two simple products:
When isn’t Kate Bosworth our beauty muse? She’s stunning and full of grace and makes the deepest of lipsticks look sensational. Try this sophisticated and chic makeup yourself to really bring out the wintry vibes. You'll need these two beauty must-haves:
If you’re living up to your new couch potato status and can’t be bothered to go all out with your makeup, then take a leaf out of Gigi's beauty book. This simple yet stunning cheek and lip sheen is perfect for lazing around on Christmas Day. These are the two products that can help you ace this look:
Lupita Nyong’o looks dazzling wearing green-glitter eye liner and sparkle-red lips – and though they’re said to never be seen together, this red and green combo is incredibly beautiful. If you’re confident enough to try and pull off this dynamic duo, then you’ll want to get your hands on:
Rosie Huntington-Whiteley will forever be a beauty icon. Her symbolic cat flicks, puckered pout and sharp cheekbones have us wishing to be her every day. Well, now’s the time. If you can’t be Rosie on Christmas Day, when can you be? Copy her cat flicks and nude-orange lips with this sensual duo:
Looking to be a little braver and bolder this Christmas? A statement eye is a great look for both snuggling up in an oversized jumper and for hitting the bars with your friends. Since it’s Christmas, you may as well keep it festive and go for a fierce red, just like Emily. Here’s what you’ll need:
Huda Beauty Obsessions Precious Stones Eyeshadow Palette
The Ruby palette from Huda Beauty boasts nine merry shades that are the definition of festive glam. Wear the matte and metallic shadows however you like and really turn the heat up on December 25th.
A smoky eye can never do wrong…especially a glitter smoky eye…especially at Christmas. And if you’re as punk-rock as Zoe Kravitz, then you’re going to nail this look. Whether it’s your annual Christmas Day get-together or you’re heading out with friends, this eye makeup look is a winner. Achieve it with these:
With eight gorgeous looks, there’s not a chance you’ll be stuck for what to do with your makeup over the party season. But if you do want more inspiration, we've got you covered. Take a look at our Top New Year’s Eve Makeup Looks, Top 5 Party Looks Straight From The Red Carpet and Party and Going Out Nail Inspiration – you'll be feeling party-ready and excited for the celebrations in no time.