With the holidays upon us, it is time to start thinking less about decking the halls and more about getting decked out yourself for all of those fabulous holiday parties you've been invited to. Because the season is so full of sparkle, feel free to throw in some unexpected elements to your normal makeup routine. While glitter might seem garish most of the year, it is perfectly at home on eyes and nails right now. For other ideas on sprucing (pun intended) up your beauty routine, check out these celebrities who knocked festive makeup out of the park.
Thought blue eye liner belonged in the 1980's? Think again. Jessica Biel looks like a sophisticated rock star with a swath of electric blue on her lower lid. By pairing a bold color on the lower lid with a neutral color (i.e. black or brown) on the upper eye, this palette strikes the perfect balance between safe and too-much, To keep this look from going from glam to Flashdance, make sure that the rest of your routine stays simple: nude lips, straight hair, ect. Otherwise, your might end up looking like you belong in the circus rather than at a cocktail party.
Going for a more classic look? Hilary Rhoda brings the drama with a bright red lip and sparkling eyes. Too often women will choose bright red lipstick along with a dramatic eye, but they end up looking less than fresh-faced to put it nicely. By keeping the eye light and luminous, the look stays youthful and light, while still calling attention to your mouth, which is where it should be while scouting a partner for that NYE kiss.
Wanting to let your outfit speak for itself? Go for something a little more subdued a la Ms. Witherspoon. Gold is a universally flattering tone whether you are alabaster or could double for the Coppertone girl. This ethereal look is absolutely radiant and might just end up being your best accessory,
So nice to see you! I am Sarah, a twenty-something designer and image consultant living in Denver, Colorado. I have worked in high fashion, traveled the world, and now I am embarking on my newest & greatest adventure of getting married to my best friend. This is where you will find my inspiration for stylish living & suggestions on going from "everygirl" to a well-read, well-dressed, and well-rounded woman.