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Sephora Holiday Makeup for All Your Party Needs

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The holidays are upon us, and while you might have already stocked up on outfits for the party circuit, have you thought about your makeup? It helps to have a few special looks in your back pocket if you don't want to default to your usual going-out beauty routine. We've partnered with Sephora Pro artist Karoline Karakeosian to create three very different, very festive seasonal looks.


Look 1: Golden Eye

Keep things soft, pretty, and simple with a wash of gold eyeshadow over your lids. No need for heavy lining — just focusing your pencil on the base of the outer lash line will do, since the eyeshadow crayon is so saturated on its own. Using magenta lipstick instead of a more classic red here is the key for maintaining a fun, poppy look.

Shop it now: Marc Jacobs Coconut Face Primer, $44; Marc Jacobs Full Cover Foundation, $55; Sephora Gel Serum Concealer, $14; Sephora Contour Duo, $20; Becca Shimmer Skin Perfector, $38; Sephora Colorful Face Powder in Flirt It Up, $15; Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder, $37; Marc Jacobs Eye Crayon in Mari(gold), $25; Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in Sunset At The Beach, $12; Sephora Kohl Pencil in Black, $10; Sephora Dramatic Volume and Curl Mascara, $12; Marc Jacobs Beauty Brow Tamer, $25; Bite Beauty lip primer, $22; Sephora Luster Matte in Orchid Luster, $16.


Look 2: Glamour Girl

There's a reason why the winged liner/bold lip combo is timeless. It just works. This look uses the base from the last, but adds an inky black cat-eye and a cherry red lipstick for a polished finish. Soft pink blush adds a bit of dimension to the face without stealing the spotlight from the main attractions.

Shop it now: Marc Jacobs Coconut Face Primer, $44; Marc Jacobs Full Cover Foundation, $55; Sephora Gel Serum Concealer, $14; Sephora Contour Duo, $20; Becca Shimmer Skin Perfector, $38; Sephora Colorful Face Powder in So Shy, $15; Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder, $37; Marc Jacobs Eye Crayon in Mari(gold), $25; Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow in Sunset At The Beach, $12; Sephora Kohl Pencil in Black, $10; Kat Von D liner in Trooper, $19; Sephora Dramatic Volume and Curl Mascara, $12; Sephora Tinted Brow Freeze, $12; Bite Beauty lip primer, $22; Sephora lip stain in Always Red, $14.


Look 3: Ice Queen

It's cold outside, so why not reflect that in your makeup? A swipe of shimmery silver eyeshadow and a nude lip will make you stand out among all the reds, greens, and golds. Gloss isn't just a summer affair — a slight shine is a nice way to defy harsh, dry weather.

Shop it now: Marc Jacobs Coconut Face Primer, $44; Marc Jacobs Full Cover Foundation, $55; Sephora Gel Serum Concealer, $14; Sephora Contour Duo, $20; Becca Shimmer Skin Perfector, $38; Sephora Colorful Face Powder in So Shy, $15; Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder, $37, Marc Jacobs eyeshadow stick in Frannie, $28; Marc Jacobs eyeshadow palette in The Starlet, $59; Sephora Kohl Pencil in Black, $10; $19; Sephora Dramatic Volume and Curl Mascara, $12; Sephora Tinted Brow Freeze, $12; Bite Beauty lip primer, $22; Bite Beauty lip pencil in Syrah, $24; Bite Beauty lip gloss in Rambutan, $22.


Creative direction: Brittany Holloway-Brown
Model: Anni Jurgenson at Marilyn
Hair and makeup: Karoline Karakeosian and Valentina Maggia

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