BLOGMAS: Christmas Makeup Trends…

The festive season has well and truly begun, and Christmas festivities and celebrations are in full swing, so I thought I would share some of my favourite Christmas makeup trends to try during December. I’ve included some classics and some modern trends, as well as tutorials on how to recreate these looks yourself. These makeup looks are perfect for any upcoming Christmas celebrations and gatherings, as well as the big day itself, the 25th of December! I hope you enjoy today’s blogmas post and find the makeup inspiration you were looking for. Let me know in the comments below or DM on Instagram if you recreate any of these makeup looks, I’d love to see your result! Enjoy! ๐Ÿ™‚


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A Classic Red Lip

A true classic and party season essential, a statement red lip for Christmas events is always a good idea. A red lip is an instant pick-me-up and is a simple yet elegant look, which comes in handy when you’re running around preparing for the holidays and need a no fuss look. Finish it off with a sweep of mascara and you’re good to go!

If you’re not into a bold rep lip as such, I’ve linked to a helpful beauty post by blogger Kate La Vie here, which I hope helps you on your quest to finding the perfect red lip!

These are some good-quality red lipsticks and liquid lipsticks to recreate this look…ย 

Stila “stay all day” bright red, deep red, & burgundy liquid lipsticks

Giorgia Armani “lip magnet” red lipstick

NARS semi matte “jungle red” lipstickย 

NARS powermatte lip pigment in “starwoman”

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All About that “Shimmer” & Glitter Eyeshadow

It’s no secret I’m in love with glitter eyeshadow throughout the year, but Christmas time is always a wonderful reason to pull out my favourite glitter eyeshadows!ย I think it’s such a simple and elegant makeup look which is still youthful and festive, perfect for any Christmas occasion! ๐Ÿ™‚

These are some good-quality & highly pigmented glitter eyeshadows to recreate this look…ย 

Stila Dazzle Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow Set

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Pretty in Pink

If you live in the southern hemisphere like me, Christmas is in summer. I’ve included this simple pink eyeshadow look because I think it would look beautiful at this time of year with a nude pink lipstick and a swipe of mascara (the winged eyeliner is optional).

These are some good-quality & highly pigmented eyeshadows to recreate this look…ย 

Luxury: Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette

Middle range: Too Faced Sweet Peach eyeshadow palette (my favourite!)

Affordable: Smashbox “cover shot” eye palette – petal metal

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Winged Eyeliner & a Red Lip

The winged eyeliner and red lip combo is a classic Christmas makeup look and certainly makes a chic statement. If you’re interested in trying to recreate this retro makeup look, I’ve linked to a helpful YouTube tutorial below.

These are some good-quality & highly pigmented glitter eyeshadows to recreate this look…ย 

Too Faced “Sketch Marker” liquid art liner

MECCA MAX “wink wink” liquid eyeliner

Stila “Stay All Day” waterproof liquid eyeliner

This cult-classic eye liner delivers long-wearing waterproof capabilities and a precise application. Available in a range of colours to create versatile beauty looks.ย 

For red lipsticks see above.


Go Chic with a Smoky Eye

Itโ€™s not necessarily the traditional route, but a smoky eye is a chic makeup look to wear over the Christmas holidays.ย I mean, brown details work well with a warm cup of cocoa, hehehe! I’ve included three different takes on the smoky eyeshadow look below, including a classic grey/purple/silver eyeshadow look and a golden smokey eye look. I hope you find them helpful!

These are some good-quality eyeshadows to recreate this look…ย 

Too Faced Natural Eyes Neutral eyeshadow collection

Smashbox “cover shot” eye palette – minimalist palette

Clarins 4 colour eyeshadow palette – smoky palette

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Golden Glow

Let your embellished cocktail dress take centre stage by pairing it with unexpectedly understated makeup. A pretty shimmer and subtle nude pink lips are the perfect balance for a dramatic party look. This makeup look is perfect for a stunning daytime look that isn’t over the top but definitely gives you that bit of va-va-voom! I’ve found this lovely makeup tutorial on YouTube which you may be interested in watching if you’d like to recreate this makeup. Enjoy!

These are some good-quality makeup products to recreate this “glow” and dewy look…ย 

Luxury: Hourglass Ambient Edit volume 4ย 

Middle range: Mecca Cosmetica “Summer Sunset” trio

Affordable: Mecca Cosmetica “Enlightened Lit From Within” Powder

Instantly emit an enviably ethereal, ‘lit from within’ luminosity with this glow-bestowing, light-diffusing powder that instantly hit cult status when it first debuted and has since won the MECCA Beauty Election in the Highlighter category.

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I hope you guys enjoyed today’s festive blog post and found some makeup inspiration for your upcoming Christmas celebrations! Let me know if you recreate any of these makeup looks in the comments below or DM on Instagram, I’d love to hear your thoughts! ๐Ÿ™‚

Which Christmas makeup look is your favourite?

For more festive inspiration you can follow along on my Instagram @daisy_chain_daydreams and subscribe to my blog here so you can get notifications of new blog posts sent straight to your inbox.ย 

Daisy Chain Daydreams xxxย 

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