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The Best Party Makeup Ideas To Try This Festive Season

The Best Party Makeup Ideas To Try This Festive Season


For beauty enthusiasts like me, there’s no better time than the festive season to experiment with your party makeup looks. From office parties to family get-togethers, romantic dinners to girls’ night outs, there is an overabundance of reasons to get dressed and glammed up with makeup this season!

Deciding on a gorgeous yet fun party makeup look can be tough as there are plenty of inspirations to pick from. So as usual, we have taken the hassle of searching for the best party makeup ideas off of you.

This time of the year is a great excuse to take your makeup game up a notch. Never tried a bold smokey eye look? Then, now is a great time to do so for your end-of-the-year concert. It is also an opportunity to dig out those colorful eyeshadow palettes you may have moved to the back of your makeup drawer or treat yourself to an early Christmas present with one of the many new colorful shadow palettes available.

To help you get through the festive season, we have selected a number of dazzling party makeup looks that popped up on our radar in 2022. These looks are classy, fun, easy to recreate, and will earn you all the compliments you deserve. Finally, remember to match your makeup to your destination as this is the surest way to be both season and event appropriate.

Check out 5 party makeup ideas to inspire your glam…

#1. A colorful eye

Add an unexpected color pop to your party look this season, and it will certainly be worth it. Whether you opt for a touch of blue, orange, or green shadow, it will brighten your eyes and evoke an air of glam. This look is totally worth trying, especially for those night outs with the girls you’ll be attending as the entire look is subtle, but the color adds an extra “pop.”

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#2. Timeless beauty

A classic party makeup look is always going to be a stunner and if you’re the girl who likes to stay timeless, then this is your fix. This look is built on paying attention to your natural features and then playing them up. The key is to seek to accentuate your strong features by keeping the look more natural and refreshing. It’s perfect for all the formal parties you’ll be dancing at this holiday.

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#3. Red-y for the season

Red is one of the major colors of the season, and a color that you can do no wrong in. Whether it’s an outfit, shoe, or lipstick, this color is undoubtedly one to explore through the festivities. Make a bold statement in red lipstick as you go glam for your formal parties. The great news is: red is one of those lipsticks that come in different shades that complement different skin tones. That is to say, you’ll definitely find one that’s a true match for you. 

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#4. It’s all about the shimmer

This is the season of shine, and it’s totally right that your makeup flaunts the mood. While metallic tones are the easiest way to go about this, up the game with glitters and/or embellishments. This is a yes for special occasions like a wedding where you’re itching to stand out. 

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#5. An edgy side

If you’re looking for a smart way to add a bit of edge to a toned-down look, then the winged liner is the way to g. The general consensus is to opt for the classic black wings, but you can take it a tad higher with a colorful stroke. 

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