The holidays are the perfect time to experiment with bold new beauty looks that you'll wear throughout the upcoming year. Whatever your New Year's Eve plans are—a girl's night out, date night or big party—POPSUGAR beauty expert Kirbie Johnson has the ideal makeup for you to try.
Because there's no need to wait for midnight to start that "new year, new you" mantra!
Girl's night out
A fun night with the girls is the perfect excuse to try a trendy new beauty look, but there's no need to get overly dramatic. Try glitter eyeliner for the ideal combination of daring and wearable. Hint: Johnson says to finish your look with a soft pink lipstick instead of a bold shade so that your lips don't compete with your liner.
Give your eyelashes double the flirty punch with fun, faux lashes. Self-adhesive options are budget friendly and super easy to apply. Simply use tweezers to place along your lash line, then adjust with your fingers. Voila! Make it an extra special night by choosing glamour lashes with feathers or studs—New Year's Eve comes but once a year!
Channel your inner supermodel and go for the smokey-eye, nude-lip combo. It's always a winner for a major night out on the town! The key, according to Johnson, is player up the rocker-chic angle by smudging dark eyeliner. If you're looking for more specific advice, makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury has a video tutorial explaining how to re-create this look at home. She's one of Kate Moss' favorites, so she must be doing something right!
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