We at BB honestly believe that a fantastic way to get into the festive spirit is to give your usual no-makeup makeup look a break and a put on some colour. But if you think that colourful makeup looks clown-y or there’s no way a colourful makeup look will suit your minimalist aesthetic, then allow us to prove you wrong!

Ahead, we will show you five super simple, chic and elegant ways to incorporate colours in your holiday makeup without looking OTT in any way. Yes, really! Read on…

 

01. Statement matte eyes

01. Statement matte eyes

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We love how this purple and pink eyeshadow adds so much drama to an otherwise basic black LBD. Play around with colours of your choice to recreate this stunning look. Ensure that you wear a nude lip though, to balance out the drama on the eyes.

 

02. Pastel pop

02. Pastel pop

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Pastel eyeshadows are a minimalists’ dream come true! It can open up your eyes and make your entire makeup stand out. But if you don’t prefer to wear a pastel eyeshadow on your entire lid, then take the same eyeshadow and just apply it as an eyeliner to tone things down.

 

03. Bold lips

03. Bold lips

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Eye makeup isn’t the only area where you can experiment with colour. Swap your nudes and neutrals for a red lippie with maroon undertone — is a holiday classic. And if you’re in the mood for something more experimental, you can opt for wine, berry or plum shades.

 

04. Metallic burst

04. Metallic burst

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Wearing colourful metallic eyeshadows can level up your look in an instant. From pinks and blues to reds, purples and even pastels, metallic eyeshadows look totally bomb when paired with just about any outfit.

 

05. Monochromatic love

05. Monochromatic love

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If you want to go for a super chic vibe, we recommend trying a monochromatic makeup look this party season. Use the same shades on your eyes, cheeks and lips, to create a cohesive and modern look. We really like how adding just a hint of glitter to the eyes has taken this holiday makeup look several notches higher.

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