By Marianne Mychaskiw
Updated Dec 04, 2013 @ 7:38 am
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With the arrival of December, the holidays are already on our brain, between the shimmery makeup and red lipstick we're planning to wear to the festive parties to come, this season is shaping up to be the chicest yet! We spoke to top celebrity makeup artists to get all the details on recreating the most-glamorous red carpet looks -- Lupita Nyong'O's silver shadow included -- so you can add some star power to your beauty routine. Whether you're eager to break out the classic red lip or want to try a brand-new trend, each look is perfect for mixing and mingling over cold-weather cocktails. Plus, if you're hunting down the perfect gifts for your friends and family, we put together a list of our favorite beauty must-haves under $100, and even tested the hottest holiday fragrances to find a match for every personality. MORE:• Editor-Tested: MAC's Masterclass BrushesHunger Games: Catching Fire-Inspired Nail ArtProducts With a Purpose: Kiehl's Holiday Creme de Corps