Sparkle Baby

Makeup artist Allison Smith demonstrates how to put your party face forward this season. We show you how to make her amazing looks a little more wearable. For, you know, real life.

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Shine Bright Like a Bowl Full of Glitter

Top by Tome,
Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in ACDC, $20,
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To get this look, makeup artist Allie Smith had model Bianca lay her face onto a plate of glitter. Fancy something sparkly, but a little less over the top? Line your upper lash line with Urban Decay's Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner in ACDC.

Swap a Cat Eye for an Eye of the Tiger

Top by Ellery,
Nonie Creme Colour Prevails Lash Ombre Mascara, $13,; Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Waterproof Eye Pencil in Lustrous Sapphire, $8,
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Think party eye makeup ends at a smoky shadow or winged liner? Nope. The area under eyes is prime real estate for statement makeup. Recreate a version of this look with a swipe of blue liner and a few layers of bright blue mascara—on your lower lash line only, please.

The Other Cheek

Dress by Missoni,; earrings by Arme de L'Amour,
Yves Saint Laurent Baby Doll Kiss and Blush in Rose Frivole, $40,

Most of us don't think of a statement cheek when it comes to holiday party beauty, making it all the more impactful if you can actually pull it off. Nail a toned-down version of this look by keeping a bright pop of blush only on the apples of your cheeks. Build up layers of a bright cream formula for the perfect amount of punch.

Never Confuse Your Glass for Someone Else's

Dress by Mikhael Kale,
Nars Cosmetics Killer Shine Lip Gloss in Provoke, $28,; Make Up For Ever Diamond Powder in 13 Rose Pastel, $25,

Sure, blue glittery lips aren't exactly wearable in the traditional sense (unless you're Lupita Nyong'o at a Star Wars premiere, in which case, you go for it), but man, do they look good. If you're not willing to go all the way with this look, try layering a sheer purple gloss (purple is much easier to pull off than blue) with a tiny bit of glitter on your lips.

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