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makeup looks 13 Christmas Makeup Looks To Put You In The Festive Spirit

‘Tis the season for hot cocoa, gift-giving, spending time with your loved ones, and flaunting gorgeous Christmas makeup looks. Since this year the festive season will come with its share of virtual celebrations, you’ll want to make sure to look your best on video. After all, someone could take a screenshot. Whether you create snowflake eyes or flaunt bushy brows and a bold lip, show off your festive spirit with one of the 13 Christmas makeup looks named below.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #1: RED LIPS

Red lipstick is known for being an attention-grabber. While you can wear red lipstick any time of year, it looks especially perfect when used to tie a holiday makeup look together.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Lip Stain in I Am Worth It

L’Oréal Paris Micellar Water Complete Cleanser Waterproof - All Skin Types

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Concealer

Angled lip brush

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: FILL IN YOUR LIPS

Pop the top off your pretty matte red lipstick and swipe the blue-based offering from the center of your lip to the outer edges, following the contour of your mouth.

STEP #2: CLEAN UP THE EDGES

Red lipstick isn’t always easy to apply, so you may need help on the touch-up front. If you go a bit outside the lines, use a micellar water-soaked cotton swab for a quick fix.

STEP #3: MAKE YOUR POUT POP

Finish your holiday makeup look with a touch of radiant concealer to define your pout. Using an angled lip brush, apply the concealer around the edges of your lips for a flawless outline.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #2: MAROON EYES

Instead of a charcoal smokey eye, try having some fun with a more festive palette. We especially love how matte maroon eyeshadow colors work to give a merry finish to an otherwise traditional makeup look.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Lock Makeup Primer

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Foundation

Makeup blender

Fluffy eyeshadow brush

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Violet Beaute

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Mix and Matte

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Matte It Up

L’Oréal Paris Le Liner Signature Easy-Glide Mechanical Eyeliner, Waterproof in Noir Cashmere

L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Washable Mascara

L’Oréal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Lip Stain in I Fascinate or I Empower

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: PRIME YOUR COMPLEXION

The best way to create long-lasting makeup looks is to start with a makeup primer. This will give your skin an even base and allows your makeup to wear evenly throughout the day. Smooth a dime-sized amount of primer over your entire face.

STEP #2: FOLLOW IT UP WITH FOUNDATION

Once your face is primed, you can begin creating a flawless complexion. Start by squeezing a matte foundation onto a makeup blender, then stipple it onto your skin for an even finish.

STEP #3: MASTER YOUR MAROON EYE MAKEUP LOOK

Now it’s time to create your Christmas eyeshadow look. Use a fluffy eyeshadow brush to apply a nude shadow on your lid. Next, apply a maroon shade onto your crease, making sure to blend the shadow until even to create a gradient effect. Then, highlight your eyes with a quick sweep of light brown on your brow bone, around your inner corner, and on the center of your lid.

STEP #4: APPLY EYELINER AND MASCARA

Amp up your Christmas makeup by tracing a thin line of eyeliner along your lash line. Since your maroon makeup look speaks loudly enough on its own, opt for a thin creamy line of black eyeliner to define your eyes. Top it off with a few coats of volumizing mascara.

STEP #5: DON’T FORGET YOUR LIPS

No Christmas makeup look is complete without lipstick. You can opt to stick with the maroon color scheme and do a berry-hued matte lipstick or go subtler with a nude shade.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #3: GOLDEN GLOW

There’s nothing like a golden glow to capture the holiday spirit. Instead of going all gold, follow this quick makeup tutorial for the perfect amount of gilded glow, and you’ll be sure to catch stares for all the right reasons. Not only is this makeup look perfect for Christmas, but it’s also a stylish option for Hanukkah.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Lock Makeup Primer

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Glow Foundation

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Blend Artist Foundation Blender

L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Shimmerista Highlighting Powder

Fan brush

L’Oréal Paris Brilliant Eyes Shimmer Liquid Eye Shadow Makeup in Crown Gold

L’Oréal Paris Air Volume Mega Mascara, Lightweight Mega Volume Washable

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Les Macarons Scented Liquid Lipstick in Blackcurrant Crush

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: PRIME YOUR FACE

You already know the drill. Start things off with a layer of primer to help your Christmas makeup last through the festivities.

STEP #2: PERFECT YOUR COMPLEXION

It’s time to create a flawless base. Squeeze some of your foundation onto a makeup blender and apply it onto your skin in rolling and dabbing motions to score a uniform finish.

STEP #3: ADD YOUR GLOW

Prepare to bring on the glow. Use a fan makeup brush to dust your favorite powder highlighter along your cheekbones, brow bones, and the tip of your nose to make your features pop.

STEP #4: CREATE A GOLDEN EYE

Dust a layer of golden shadow on your lid and just beyond your crease. If you’re feeling extra festive, swipe the shade on your lower lash line to achieve major impact. Top it off with a few coats of mascara to give your lashes a voluminous, blown out look.

STEP #5: COLOR YOUR POUT

Gold lips and lids may be too matchy, so it’s best to add some contrast with an oxblood pout. Swipe a liquid lipstick on your lips, following the contours of your mouth.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #4: BUSHY BROWS AND A BOLD LIP

If you love the idea of adding a touch of full glam to your natural Christmas makeup look, bushy brows and a bold lip makes for a chic option. It gives you just the right combination of subtlety and boldness.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Unbelievabrow Longwear Waterproof Brow Gel

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Matte Liquid Lipstick in Stirred

Concealer

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: STYLE YOUR BROWS FIRST

Once your normal face makeup is complete, it’s time to define your brows. Instead of going for super-sculpted eyebrows, switch things up with a more relaxed approach. Start by lightly applying brow gel to sparse areas. Use the angled brush to comb through your brows following your natural eyebrow shape.

STEP #2: FOLLOW WITH YOUR LIPS

Go bold or go home! In this case, we love a deep red liquid lipstick for painting your pout.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #5: CHEERY AND CONTOURED

Contouring elevates your Christmas makeup and helps you embrace your inner MUA. This technique lets you flaunt a sculpted, chiseled face that pairs well with just about any makeup look you dream up.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Up to 24HR Fresh Wear Foundation, Lightweight

Makeup blender

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Full Wear Concealer Waterproof, Full Coverage

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Longwear Foundation Shaping Sticks

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Sweep & Lock Loose Setting Face Powder

Fluffy face brush

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: PERFECT YOUR BASE

Kick things off by blending a full coverage foundation onto your skin using a makeup blender. Remember, use rolling and dabbing motions for an even blend.

STEP #2: CONCEAL YOUR UNDER-EYE AREA

Brighten up your under-eye area with a concealer in a color that’s one to two shades lighter than your skin tone. Apply it in an upside-down triangle below each eye and blend until even. Take it a step further and apply this concealer to the tip of your nose, center of your chin, and forehead. Don’t rush and use a makeup blender to blend well until all harsh lines are gone.

STEP #3: CONTOUR

Bring on the sculpted magic. Start by using a foundation stick in a shade that’s two hues darker than your skin tone to create the appearance of shadows. Swipe it onto the hollows of your cheeks, sides of your nose, and along your temples and jawline. Use a makeup sponge to blend it all in.

STEP #4: SET YOUR HOLIDAY MAKEUP LOOK

Now that your Christmas makeup is done, you’ll want to set your look so that it lasts. Apply face powder with a fluffy face brush over your entire visage to get the job done.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #6: SNOW GLOBE GLOW

Ask any makeup artist for the key to a perfectly done-up look and they’ll likely say it’s all about starting with gorgeous glowing skin. Whether you want to rock a glowing no-makeup, makeup look or prefer to pair this snow glow look with your favorite statement eye, this technique will do the trick.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Glotion Natural Glow Enhancer

L’Oréal Paris True Match Lumi Glow Amour Glow Boosting Drops

Highlighting powder

Fan brush

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Glossy Fawn

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: ILLUMINATE YOUR COMPLEXION

Kick things off by adding a few glow-boosting drops to a glow-enhancing lotion and apply it onto your face.

STEP #2: HIGHLIGHT HIGHPOINTS

Take your luminous skin to the next level by accentuating your features. Swipe a shimmery highlighting powder across your cheekbones, brow bones, tip of your nose, and cupid’s bow with a fan brush.

STEP #3: FINISH YOUR LOOK WITH LIPSTICK

Complement your glowing skin with a neutral lipstick shade. Swipe a luminous nude shade over your lips to get a hydrated and glossy pout.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #7: BERRY OMBRÈ LIPS

There’s no rule saying you can only use red lipstick in Christmas makeup looks. To step outside-of-the-box and flaunt various shades, rock an ombré lip.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Matte Lip Liner in Curiosity Killed The Matte

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Splendid Blackberry

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Lacquered Strawberry

Lip brush

Get the look by following these simple steps:

Click through to our article, How To Do Ombré Lips, for a step-by-step tutorial.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #8: PUMPKIN AND CRANBERRY EYES

For an iconic Christmas makeup look, trade out your classic red lip and silver smokey eye for this pumpkin and cranberry combo. It’s a chic way to play with color and veer away from traditional hues.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Sunset Seine

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Matte-ison Avenue

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Monos Eyeshadow in Matte Chill

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up To 24HR Pencil Eyeliner in Black

L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Original Bold Eye Mascara

Berry-tinted matte lipstick

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: CREATE A PUMPKIN CONTOURED EYE

Start by applying your orange shadow across your entire lid, followed by a maroon shade blended in your crease for some depth. Place a light gold shade on the center of your lid and around your inner corner for a subtle highlight.

STEP #2: APPLY EYELINER AND MASCARA

For added allure, line your eyes with your favorite eyeliner to enhance your lashes. This technique, tightlining, consists of lining your upper waterline to create the appearance of thicker, defined eyelashes. Follow up with a few coats of lengthening mascara.

STEP #3: ROCK METALLIC LIPSTICK

Give your Christmas makeup the perfect finishing touch with a layer of shimmery cranberry-tinted lipstick to add contrast to your matte lids.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #9: SNOWFLAKE EYES

Christmas and gorgeous snowfalls go hand-in-hand, and this snowflake eyes look is a chic way to bring the gorgeous visual to life—even if you don’t get snow for the holidays.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Infallible 24 HR Eye Shadow in Silver Sky

L’Oréal Paris Brilliant Eyes Shimmer Liquid Eyeshadow Makeup in Radiant Ruby

White liquid eyeliner

Face gems

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: PRIME YOUR LIDS

Start things off by applying primer to your eyes to help your Christmas eyeshadow look last.

STEP #2: PAINT YOUR EYES

Now that your lids are primed, it’s time to layer on the color. Sweep a silver eyeshadow all over your lid, making sure to extend the color outward. Next, apply the red shadow into your crease and blend until even.

STEP #3: CREATE YOUR SNOWFLAKES

Get ready to create your snowflakes. Using a white liquid eyeliner, start by tracing a small “X” on your crease. Next, draw a small line down the middle to create your snowflake shape. Then, trace small diagonal lines at the ends of the “X” for extra detailing. Once you have the hang of it, create two more snowflakes along your crease. Finish up by applying a few white dots of “snow” all over your crease and lid.

STEP #4: ADD A GLITZY TOUCH

To really take your Christmas eyeshadow look to the next level, you’ll need to add some sparkles into the mix. Using a dab of makeup adhesive, stick rhinestones onto the center of your snowflakes to get the right amount of bling.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #10: SILVER BELLES

If you love the idea of shimmery lids without a gold touch, silver eyes are an ideal match. This iconic shade gives your eyes a super-glitzy appearance without the need for other hues.

What you’ll need:

Silver eyeshadow

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Flash Cat Eye Waterproof Brush Tip Liquid Eyeliner

L’Oréal Paris Unlimited Lash Lifting and Lengthening Washable Mascara

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: CREATE YOUR SILVER LIDS

Start with a thin layer of primer on your eyes. Sweep a metallic silver eyeshadow all over your lid and blend the color into your crease.

STEP #2: OUTLINE YOUR EYES

While silver is gorgeous all on its own, black eyeliner can amp up your look. Line your upper lash line with black eyeliner. Once you reach the outer edge of your eye, add a few flicks to create a wing.

STEP #3: FLUFF UP YOUR LASHES

Layer your fringe with a few coats of mascara.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #11: MATTE LIPS

With mistletoe and sneak-attack smooches around every corner, you want to make sure you have a holiday lip look that will last. Luckily, it’s as simple as finding the right lipstick formula.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Pure-Sugar Nourish & Soften Cocoa Scrub

L’Oréal Paris Rouge Signature Matte Lip Stain

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: EXFOLIATE YOUR LIPS

Before applying your lip color, it’s important to start with a lip scrub to help remove dead cells from your lips. This will help your lipstick apply evenly and last longer. Smooth the lip scrub onto dry lips, then massage in circular motions with wet fingers. Rinse thoroughly with warm water.

STEP #2: SMOOTH ON LIP BALM

Next, you’ll want to layer on a hydrating lip balm to ensure that your matte pout goes on smoothly.

STEP #3: APPLY YOUR MATTE LIP COLOR

Once your lips are prepped, it’s time to smooth on your lipstick. Glide your lip color of choice over your pout with the precision applicator for a flawless look.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #12: CLASSIC RED LIPS AND WINGED EYELINER

Let’s be honest: there will always be a place for a classic holiday makeup look. If you want to keep it Hollywood chic, winged liner and red lips are a solid choice.

What you’ll need:

Tape

L’Oréal Paris Voluminous Lash Paradise Liquid Eyeliner in Black

L’Oréal Paris Colour Riche Shine Lipstick in Enamel Red

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: CREATE CRISP WINGS

After completing your face makeup and eye makeup, it’s time to top it off with perfectly sharp wing tips. Start by applying a small rectangle-shaped piece of tape at the outer corner of your eye, angling it up toward the end of your eyebrow. Apply your eyeliner using the tape as a guide for your wing. Once you’re done, carefully peel off the tape.

STEP #2: AND FINISH WITH DEFINED LIPS

Instead of going with a traditional matte lipstick, have a little fun and embrace the glossy makeup trend with a high-shine, hydrating red lip.

CHRISTMAS MAKEUP LOOK #13: CHRISTMAS TREE GREEN EYELINER

If you love to take style cues from your home decor, use the color of your Christmas tree for inspiration next. Step away from basic black eyeliner and opt for festive green instead.

What you’ll need:

L’Oréal Paris Infallible Pro-Last Waterproof, Up to 24HR Pencil Eyeliner in Forest Green

Get the look by following these simple steps:

STEP #1: LINE YOUR EYES

After your skin is set with your full-coverage foundation, reach for a green pencil eyeliner. Apply it along your upper lash line, as close to your lashes as possible. Start at the inner corner of your eye and work your way outward. For a really impactful holiday makeup look, repeat the process underneath your lower lash line.

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