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That holiday look!

Oyindrila Ray Ghosh, Dec 5 2017, 20:48 IST
The holiday season is a good time to experiment with bold colours.

The holiday season is a good time to experiment with bold colours.

If you were waiting for an occasion to try that bold glitter lip or sparkly lid, now is the time. The holiday season is the best time to experiment with those bold looks you have been dying to try without having to worry about excessive indulgence. Get Christmas party ready with these trending makeup looks in under five minutes.

Disco balls

Glitter is big this holiday season and what better than a dash of glitter to make you shine this holiday season. Draw all eyes at the party by adding glitter to your lips or lids. Swipe a red lip colour over your pout and top it up with some superfine crimson coloured glitter or dab some silver glitter on your eyelids to add instant drama to your look and make heads turn.

Golden glow

No makeup look is complete without a glowing skin. The holiday version of the no makeup look, this trend is all about that healthy inner glow with full brows, feathery lashes, radiant glowing skin, flushed cheeks and a creamy pout. A neutral makeup palette consisting of rose golds and champagne shades create the perfect radiant look and complement the festive cheer. Pair a statement cocktail dress with sheer washes of shimmer on the face and eyes to balance the dramatic look.

Vampire diaries

Sultry berry-stained lips never go out of fashion for holiday season makeup. Berry lips add the perfect amount of naughty to the nice. And when coated with a layer of gloss, it amps up the seductive quotient ten notches. Glossy berry-stained lips are perfect to complement and instantly glam up an otherwise basic outfit.Take a velvet berry lipstick or top some gloss on a berry lip stain leaving the rest of the fast bare with a coat of mascara on the eyes to be party-ready in minutes.

Smokin' hot

One makeup trend that works for every occasion, face type and season is the smokey eye. This holiday season the trend has manifested itself in the form of gunmetal smokey eyes. Channelling the 70s rocker chic look with smudged gunmetal eyes and a nude lip, it is perfect for our beauties rushing from work to party in the need to elevate their look in under five minutes. All you need is smudgeable eyeliner or kohl pencil and a voluminising mascara. Starting at the inner corner, trace the pencil into the crease, along with the bottom lash line, then smear with your finger until there's a grey halo around the eye. Retrace the waterline and lash line, swipe on mascara and you are good to go.

Christmas pout

Few things are as timeless as a matt scarlet lip. A bright red lip worn with fresh-faced skin is the easiest way to look elegant in seconds. It looks great when paired with almost every possible outfit and is a one-step solution to looking stylish if you didn't get time to do a full face meticulous makeup routine.

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