5 Makeup Tutorials to Get You Through the Holidays

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Whether you're looking for some beauty inspiration for an office holiday party, a laid-back family gathering or a glitzy New Year's Eve bash, we've got you covered. Each of these five beauty tutorials is easy enough to recreate at home, so you can go ahead and cancel that Sephora appointment — because, let's be honest, the mall is the last place you want to visit during the holidays anyway. With your makeup taken care of, now you can focus all your decision-making energy on more important things, like whether you should make a mug full of hot buttered rum or mulled cider.

1. Healthy Glow Makeup Tutorial

This tutorial simply enhances your natural beauty, making it ideal for family get togethers or other low-key gatherings. Get ready to channel your inner Beyoncé 'cause you woke up like this. Well, almost.

2. Glam Party Makeup Tutorial

If you're attending a swankier soirée that requires a look with a little more oomph, this is the tutorial you're looking for. This look swaps red lipstick with a flattering shade of magenta to put a contemporary twist on a classic holiday look.

3. Bold Eyes and Dark Lips Makeup Tutorial

So, you really want to bring the drama? This sultry look features both bold eyes and dark lips, making it the perfect look for a holiday date night.

4. Bold Smokey Eye Makeup Tutorial

This New Year's Eve, forgo your typical smokey eye in favor of something a bit more festive. This look shakes things up with shimmery blue shadow.

5. Double Winged Gold Eyeliner Tutorial

If bold isn't exactly your thing, opt for a subtle twist on a classic. This look amps up winged liner with an eye-catching sweep of gold liquid liner for a gilded look that'd make Gatsby proud.