Everyone loves a glam and sparkling New Year's Eve look, but what about holiday makeup? Of course, holiday parties are the perfect time to rock your glitter shadow, but some talented artists take it to a level mere mortals couldn't dream of. These 12 extra holiday makeup looks are seriously beauty goals. Whether you're dreaming of a snowy holiday, celebrating Christmas with a brightly lit tree, or simply getting festive for festivity's sake, these makeup looks could just serve as the inspiration for your next party look.
When it comes to makeup artists on Instagram, there's major talent to be found. While there are plenty of people using condoms to blend their makeup, forks to contour, or any other number of oddities, there's also those artists who are expressing serious creativity with traditional makeup while crafting untraditional — but still glam AF — looks. From baubles in the brow, snowy landscapes on the lid, peppermint lips and liner, and ice queen beauty, there's a festive look to ogle for every makeup lover.
While YouTube tutorials are perfect for your celebratory parties and every day slay — or sleigh — there's something inspiring about looking at artists' work online, and who knows, may it'll inspire creativity in your own holiday makeup looks.
If you want to see some serious talent and some extra festive holiday makeup, these artists have crafted beauty inspo that you just have to see.
How gorgeous is this look from @lucinda212? With a stunningly bright emerald brow, a candy striped liner, and real, shining jewels, this look is total Christmas glam.
Christmas Day Vibes
Snowmen, Santa Claus, a Christmas tree, peppermint, and presents? Do you need anything else with your holiday cheer? No. No, you don't.
What's Christmas without reindeer? How are those presents going to reach your doorstep? @mysticmily is paying homage to Santa's sleigh. Plus, that red lip could totally be a shout out to Rudolph's glowing red nose.
When it comes to Christmas makeup, no colors can be more appropriate than red and green. This gorgeous look is festive AF with its creative use of those classic holiday colors.
Did you need proof that candy cane liner is still the biggest trend in holiday makeup? Here it is, and it's gorgeous.
Did you need some Elsa from Frozen vibes in your life? Here they are. This Ice Queen makeup is everything.
Do you want to build a snowman? If it's crafting this adorable one in an eye look, then yes, please! Let's build a snowman!
All Red Everything
Red lips, peppermint liner? Yes, this is your new go-to party look for the holiday season. Prepare to celebrate!
Did you think candy cane liner was the only way to incorporate peppermint into festive, holiday makeup looks? This again. This lip look is majorly impressive and just so cool.
With all the talk of peppermint, don'y forget about gingerbread! This look comes completely with icing and an adorable gingerbread man.
Christmas Tree Looks
Baubles, a star, and a full blown Christmas tree. This look has everything you could need to get into the festive holiday spirit.
If you want to go full on icy glam, these gorgeous white lashes, stunning highlight, and crown for added effect will totally get you there.
Clearly, there's no shortage of incredible, extra holiday makeup looks on Instagram. From winter themes to Christmas colors, these artists are so talented. They may just help you get into the holiday spirit and inspire your own looks.