14 Christmas Makeup Ideas for the 2022 Holiday Season

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Put your best foot forward this holiday season with these amazing Christmas makeup ideas. With a little bit of fun and creativity you can give yourself a look that showcases your holiday spirit.

From simple everyday looks, to sparkling glitters and metallics, to dark lips and eyes, these looks are sure to make Santa take notice this holiday season.

Get inspired by these makeup looks that will have you decking the halls.

1. Simple Shimmers

This simple and elegant look is perfect for the holidays. If you’re looking for an everyday makeup look that can be worn to the office, as well as during a night out, this is the perfect look for you.

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2. Glitter and Snowflakes

Yes, you can have holiday makeup using different shades of brown! This festive eye look use’s brown eyeshadow and gold glitter along with a simple snowflake design. If you love this color combination, give this look a try.

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3. Holiday Lights and Colors

If you want to put your skills to the test, this eye makeup look is one to try. It features a festive holiday lights design and a multitude of fun holiday colors.

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4. Red and Green Eyes

This eye look is so elegant and festive. The green glitter eyeshadow looks amazing, and they did such a great job with the addition of the silver shadow in the inner corner of the eye.

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5. Christmas and New Year’s Makeup

This look is perfect for Christmas as well as your New Year’s celebration. Put on a pair of your favorite earrings and enjoy a night out with your friends or family.

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6. Christmas Lights

If you like a challenge, consider trying this look that features a fun and festive Christmas lights design. You could even choose different colors for your lights.

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7. The Grinch Eye Makeup

I’m not sure why, but this look reminds me of the Grinch. If you have red and green eyeshadow and a white liner pencil, you can create this festive look.

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8. Glamorous Glitter Look

This glamorous look would be perfect for any Christmas or even New Year’s celebration. The gold eye makeup pairs perfectly with a bold red lip.

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9. Purple and Glitter

Holiday makeup doesn’t mean you have to use reds and greens. This purple makeup look is an alternative to the traditional style. The fun part about having purple eyeshadow is that you get to be creative with your blush and lipstick color.

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10. Candy Cane Eyes

I’m loving this eyeshadow look that has a fun striped candy cane design. The artist chose to add green eyeshadow to complete the look, but you can play around with your own color palette.

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11. Elegant Holiday Makeup

If you’re looking for a look that’s bold and still perfect for the holidays, this is the look for you. Capture people’s attention when you show up to the holiday dinner with this makeup look.

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12. Glowing Lights

Here’s a look that gives you a different variation of one that I shared earlier in the post. This one has the lights appearing as if they’re going in front of and behind the eyebrow.

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13. Sparkling Eyes and Lips

If you’re looking for a dramatic makeup idea, this look will inspire you. Have fun playing around with glitter by creating sparkling red lips and glittery eyeshadow. This glamorous makeup look will be sure to turn some heads at any Christmas or New Year’s Eve party!

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14. Holiday Party Makeup

If you have a holiday party to attend, this look is absolutely perfect. You’re sure to get plenty of compliments on your makeup with this fun look.

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These are only a few examples of how to change up your makeup for the season. There are so many other ways you can incorporate Christmas colors into your makeup. I hope that all of you have an amazing time with family and friends during the holiday season.

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