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The dress, the shoes, the hair: It’s one thing to have the key pieces locked in for a holiday getup, but what about your face? It’s time to shake up that same old makeup look you’ve worn every day for the past four years and pull out all the stops for your party-packed schedule. Here, five holiday makeup tricks to complete your festive ensembles.


No last-minute, pre-party, eyeliner disasters here, thank you very much.

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Pair a Metallic Lip with Simple Eyes

Introducing: mistletoe’s best friend.

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Try Teal Eyeliner to Make Your Eyes Pop

The perfect finishing touch to your silver sequin dress.

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Apply False Eyelashes Like a Pro

Psst: The trick is to cut the strips. 

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Use Black Eyeliner for Vampy Lips

It just so happens to match the red wine you’ll be sipping all night.

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