By Marianne Mychaskiw
Dec 30, 2015 @ 10:30 am
Sarah Balch for

Did New Year's Eve sneak up on the rest of you as quickly as it did on us? If all of the holiday planning and shopping caused you to leave your #NYE strategy on the wayside, don't fret—there's still time to find that perfect party dress, as well as a fabulous hair and makeup look to match. We've rounded up all of our handy GIF guides, including how-tos on the gorgeous bold lip and smoky eye looks above, so you can get the step-by-step guides on mastering each effect in time for the 31st. From dramatic makeup to easy updos, we've covered all the bases so you can ring in 2016 on a stylish note. Scroll down to get the details on all the looks, and click the links to see how to create each one!


Create the Perfect Hot Pink Lip

How to Get a Shimmery Smoky Eye

The Step-by-Step Breakdown to Working Festive Gold Shadow

Learn How to Contour Like a Pro

See Exactly How to Fill in Your Eyebrows

Get the Perfect Ombré Lip


How to Get Anh Co Tran's Signature Lived-In Texture

3 Ways to Amp Up Your #NYE Ensemble With Hair Accessories

Wear Clip-In Extensions Without Looking Obvious

Get a Romantic Braided Bun

3 Steps to Rocking a Deep Side Part

Create a Ponytail Inspired by the Chanel Runway