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Do you hear that? The clinking of champagne glasses, the rustling of lamé dresses? Yes, it's the upcoming holiday party season — and it's fast approaching. Which means it's time to start mulling over white elephant gift exchanges, cold weather-appropriate outfits, and holiday party makeup ideas.
Thankfully, those are the easiest to decide in advance (although it's never a bad idea to begin accumulating fashionable layers, too). And to prepare your upcoming beauty strategy pre-Sephora shopping trip, you only need to look as far as Hollywood — because your favorite celebrities' makeup looks serve as ample inspiration for the holiday season. As in, there's sparkle. And a lot of it.
In between red carpets, photoshoots, and evenings out on the town, you have plenty of ideas to choose from, too; each star brings their very own unique sense of makeup style to the table. There's Tracee Ellis Ross' lighthearted, yet fashion-forward beauty, Adwoa Aboah's avant-garde glam, Sarah Jessica Parker's perpetual trendsetting, and more. Then again, icons like Priyanka Chopra and Lucy Liu show that the classics — like a red lipstick or fresh, glowy skin — never go out of style.
Below, 20 holiday party-ready beauty looks from celebrities that you'll want to copy, stat.