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Sarah Walter
Dec 10, 2014 @ 5:15 pm

The holidays are home to all things sparkly and bright, and judging by the festive gilded lids and poppy-bright lips that we’re currently spotting on celebs, this season’s makeup looks are going retro, offering up a modern twist on Old Hollywood glam. If you’re still debating what to pair with your LBD, we’ve got you covered with tips straight from the makeup artists who created some of our favorite holiday-themed celeb looks.

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What’s in store for this holiday season? The red lip, as seen on Reese Witherspoon, is a tried and true classic, particularly relevant at Christmastime. Follow in the star's lead and give the bold pout an update by pairing it with contoured cheekbones and slightly smoky eye in lieu of minimalist makeup. By swapping your traditional black liner for a softer brown, and keeping your shadow in the same color family as your blush, you can play up all of your features without overshadowing the vivid crimson hue. Click through our gallery to see exactly how to get her look, and for more celebrity-inspired holiday makeup ideas!

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