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Dramatic eye makeup trends for holiday parties

Elizabeth Mitchell is a freelance fashion and beauty writer living in Los Angeles. A graduate of New York University, she regularly contributes to The Fashion Spot, The Luxury Spot and authors the Star Style column for StyleBakery Teen. ...

Get in the holiday spirit

Whether your plan is to shine bright like a diamond or twinkle like a little star, the holiday season is the perfect time of year to go all out with your makeup and make those peepers truly pop! From gold sparkles to dramatic eyes, here are the makeup trends we've got on our list to rock this year.

A sultry smoky eye

Get in the holiday spirit

Photo credit: MakeupGeek

According to Marlena Stell, the beauty blogger (and vlogger!) behind MakeupGeek, when you want to be glamorous, you can never go wrong with a classic smoky eye. “This is a great weekend/party look that you can change up by putting different colors in the crease but keeping the overall smoky effect the same," she says. Add some faux lashes, a subtle gloss or lipstick and throw on your favorite party dress with some black tights and pumps and you're ready to hit the dance floor in style.

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