Step-by-Step Holiday Makeup Tutorial
Follow along for a dazzling holiday look that's easy to achieve
Are you ready to shine this holiday season?
It's the perfect time to unleash your inner beauty and shine brighter than the twinkling lights on the tree.
Whether you're attending a glamorous soiree or a cozy get-together with friends and family, a stunning holiday makeup look is a must. We've got you covered with this step-by-step holiday makeup tutorial to achieve that flawless, festive look.
Prepping Your Canvas
Before we dive into the world of eyeshadows and lipsticks, it's important to start with a clean and well-prepared canvas. Your skin deserves some extra TLC this season, and that starts with a proper skincare routine. Gently cleanse your face to remove any impurities and moisturize to ensure your skin is hydrated and ready to glow. Don't forget to apply a primer to create a smooth base that will help your makeup stay in place all night long.
Essential tools: Investing in quality makeup brushes, a beauty blender, and a setting spray can make all the difference. These tools will ensure even application and a professional finish to your holiday look.
Your eyes are the windows to your soul, and during the holidays they deserve to shine like the brightest stars in the sky. Start by grooming your eyebrows; shaping and filling them can beautifully frame your eyes. Now let's talk about eye shadow. Choosing the right palette is key. Depending on your outfit and personal style, go for shimmering golds, deep burgundies or classic smoky grays. Blend these shadows like a pro for a seamless transition between colors.
When it comes to eyeliner, the possibilities are endless. From winged to smudged, choose a style that complements your eye shape. Finish your eye makeup with a touch of mascara or even some dramatic falsies for extra oomph.
Pro tip: Consider using an eyeshadow primer to make your eyeshadow pop and stay vibrant all night long.
A flawless complexion is the secret to looking like a holiday goddess. Contouring and highlighting can help you achieve that chiseled, glowing look. Be sure to contour according to your face shape, focusing on the hollows of your cheeks, jawline and sides of your nose. Don't forget to add a touch of highlighter to the high points of your face, like the tops of your cheekbones and the bridge of your nose.
Blush is your best friend for a rosy glow. Choose a shade that complements your skin tone and apply to the apples of your cheeks for a fresh, youthful look.
Pro tip: Blend your contour and blush seamlessly to avoid harsh lines.
Your lips should be as inviting as a cup of hot cocoa on a cold winter's night. Start by exfoliating and moisturizing your lips to create a smooth canvas. When choosing your holiday lipstick, think bold reds, rich berries, or even metallic shades for an extra festive touch. Use a lip liner to define your lips and prevent feathering, and finish with a glossy top coat for that irresistible pout.
Pro tip: For fuller-looking lips, apply a lighter shade of lipstick or gloss to the center of the lips and blend outward.
To make sure your holiday makeup lasts all night, don't forget your setting spray. It's like a magic spell that locks your look in place. Now it's time to perfect your hair and accessories. A stylish hairstyle and a few statement earrings, necklaces, or headpieces can take your look to the next level. Choose an outfit that complements your makeup and the occasion.
Pro tip: Coordinate the colors of your makeup and outfit for a harmonious look.
Extra Tips for the Bold and Experimental
Feeling daring this holiday season? Add a touch of glitter or shimmer to your eyeshadow or even experiment with creative eyeliner designs. Dramatic false lashes can also elevate your look for special occasions or themed parties.
Now that you've gone through the holiday makeup tutorial, you're ready to shine at any festive gathering. Just remember, confidence is your best accessory!
Pro tip: If you ever need a professional touch and a holiday makeup tutorial is not enough, consider MOBILESTYLES, a beauty on-demand service that connects you with beauty experts who can help you achieve the perfect holiday look right in your own backyard.
So go ahead, unleash your inner holiday glam, and spread the cheer with your radiant beauty. Happy Holidays! 🎄💄✨