The Ultimate Christmas Party Makeup Inspo

By Carly Cochrane and Rebecca Jenkinson -
The ultimate party makeup inpso

Festive jingles have taken over the radio, mince pies are the go-to snack and mulled wine has replaced our afternoon coffee. It’s safe to say that Christmas has arrived in full force and we’re soooo excited.

If you’re anything like the majority of the Cosmetify clan, then you’re probably, A) hyped over the fact that this December will be jam-packed with work dos and parties and B), totally unprepared for said work dos and parties.

We'll be the first to admit that we could do with a helping hand when it comes to nailing Christmas party makeup. As a result, we've delved deep into the archives and gathered some of the ultimate inspo from your favourite celebs.


This classic Kylie Jenner green glitter eye look is a festive go-to! Whether you choose to rock this shade or switch things up with festive reds, golds and silvers, it’s undoubtedly a winner for Christmas party makeup.

Shop the look from Sigma Beauty:

Sigma Beauty Enchanted Eyeshadow Palette

Sigma Beauty Enchanted Eyeshadow Palette



Rosie Huntington-Whiteley shows us that that golden glow works all year round. This warm and wintry glow is enough to wow anybody. Pair with this smokey bold eye for the perfect party makeup.

Shop the look from delilah:

delilah Pure Light Compact Illuminating Powder

delilah Pure Light Compact Illuminating Powder



Graphic eyeliner is all the rage this season and who pulls it off better then ultimate cool girl Zoe Kravitz. Paired with natural makeup, the eyes do all the talking with this look. If you want to spice it up for party season, why not try different colour eyeliner?

Shop the look from Daniel Sandler:

Daniel Sandler Velvet Waterproof Eyeliner - Aqua

Daniel Sandler Velvet Waterproof Eyeliner



Lupita Nyong’o wows in an electric blue eye and even bolder red lip – a stunning duo that classically fits the festive season. Party time is no time to sit back and blend in, so ensure your makeup standouts throughout the night.

Shop the look from bareMinerals:

bareMinerals Statement Luxe Shine Lipstick - Seriously Red

bareMinerals Statement Luxe Shine Lipstick



Dua Lipa shows that big, bold and bushy brows are here to stay. And her amazing lashes are making us all green with envy. Party season is the perfect excuse to wack on the falsies, so make sure you go big and bold this time round.

Shop the look from Ardell and Inika:

Ardell Faux Mink 811 Lashes

Ardell Faux Mink 811 Lashes

Inika Brow Perfector

Inika Brow Perfector


Whether you’re last-minute browsing or already planning for next year's party extravaganzas, there's no doubt that these timeless party makeup looks will have you turning heads. For more inspiration, check out our Christmas day makeup and complete the look with the perfect Christmas nail art ideas.

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Carly Cochrane

Written by Carly Cochrane

Carly is a beauty editor at Cosmetify and has been a part of our family for three years. She has over five years of experience in health, beauty and wellness writing.

Rebecca is a content writer with over three years’ experience and a keen interest in cosmetics. Cosmetify allows her to combine her blogging skills with her passion for beauty.

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