Get creative this holiday season by trying out some fun and different Christmas makeup ideas! With many of us still being in strict lockdown this Christmas, it’s going to be a slightly different, less exciting experience. Instead of wallowing in the sadness, try to cheer yourself up with different new experiences that will help keep the festivity in the air. It will also help to distract yourself from sad emotions of not being with all your loved ones. Get creative and have fun recreating these looks!
I’ve put together some of the best Christmas makeup ideas that you can try out this holiday season! Check out my post on inspiring Christmas nail ideas to get the full festive experience!
1. Rudolph Makeup
One of the more fun, harder to mess up makeup looks is this Rudolph look. The eyes may take a bit of time but you can customise the look to suit your needs and makeup level.
2. Ice Queen
We may not get much snow during the Christmas season in the UK, but that shouldn’t stop you from bringing some of that indoors. Recreating this ice queen look will give you some of that white festivity even when it’s grey and raining outside! This look is easy to recreate, you can change it to suit your needs and makeup level. All you really need is white and blue makeup, along with plenty of glitters!
3. Christmas Clown
If you suffer from coulrophobia, I recommend skipping this look! Coulrophobia is a funny thing and while I don’t suffer from it, I don’t particularly like clowns. That being said, my kids love them and would love to have makeup like this! This clown look is particularly fun because it has the festive spirit and it’s super pretty!
4. Fairy Lights
Bring the colour and dazzle of the fairy lights to your face with this lit fairy light look! This look is fun and easy to create, you don’t need to be a pro at makeup to recreate it. It’s also easy to customise and you can change the colour of the lights to suit your likings.
5. Santa Sleigh
Jump into the starry night with this Christmas Sleigh. This look may not be the easiest to pull off, but it sure is effective and dreamy! If you are looking to kill time this look is perfect. It will take time and skill, but also be prepared for lots of fun!
6. Glamorous Christmas
Simple, yet elegant. Add some class to your makeup look this Christmas with this beautiful Christmas cat-eye look. You can use any colours, but for the true Christmas experience, you need to use the classic green and red. To tone it all in, match your lips to your red eyes!
7. Candy Cane Makeup
Can you ever have too many candy canes this time of year? I think not! If you don’t want to rot your teeth too much, bring the candy canes to your face with this cute makeup look. The only problem with this look is that it makes me more in the mood of eating candy canes!
8. Mushroom Fairy
Whether mushrooms are poisonous or not, one thing we can all agree on is that mushroom fairies have something magical to them. Transform yourself into a mushroom fairy with this fun makeup look!
9. Present Makeup Look
Become the present this Christmas with a present makeup look. You may be getting fewer gifts this year but make up for it by giving yourself one with your makeup look! It’s easy to pull off and it can be for all levels, simply customise it to suit your needs!
10. Candy Cane Elf
This look is a fun twist on the classic candy cane look and elf look. What I love most about this look, aside from its creativity, is how effective it looks, yet it’s relatively simple to recreate. Simply make red and white stripes across your whole face, leaving some space under your eyes for the elf eyes. You can simplify the eye makeup to make it easier and quicker. I love how the elf ears also have the candy cane pattern!
11. Snow Miser And Heat Miser
From the classic show- The Year Without Santa Claus, this look takes the drama a step further by combining 2 roles, the Snow Miser and the Heat Miser. Recreating this look will require a fair amount of talent, but it is a killer of a look! The headpieces are for a blog post of their own! They are wow and worthy of featuring in the theatre!
12. Ice queen 2
A different take to the previous ice queen featured here. This look takes the word ice to a whole new level with the white, blue and purple colours replacing any visible skin. Even the contacts are white! It also features a whole lotta bling in cool, icy tones! This look may take a while to achieve, but the results are well worth it!
13. Be The Gift
With not many people to give Christmas day gifts to this year, instead, become the gift yourself! This Christmas unwrapping is quirky and fun and looks extremely realistic! You can choose any Christmas pattern for the wrapping paper, the part that takes a little skill is the edges of the open part.
14. Upside Down Christmas Tree
This upside-down Christmas tree is quick and easy, yet still festive and fun! All you need is some glitter and sparkles to pull this look off. Apply whichever Christmassy eyeshadow you’re in the mood of, this is a look you can’t really go wrong with, nor mess up!
There are loads of ideas and inspiration for different Christmas makeup looks, these are my favourites! These ideas include something for everyone, from each person’s individual level to each person’s taste. There are classy looks and plain and simple fun ones!
Let me know in the comment section below which Christmas makeup looks are your favourite. If you’re looking for Christmas hair inspiration check out my post here on some of the best hair ideas around!
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