8 Festive Makeup Looks For Christmas

8 Festive Makeup Looks For Christmas

Are you ready to get into the festive spirit? Check out these 8 holiday makeup ideas to fill your Christmas with magic. Whether you want to dress as a classic Christmas character, take inspiration for your Christmas eye makeup or are dressing up for a holiday event, our affiliates have got you covered as have our colored contact lenses for adding that special finishing touch to your look.

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Frosty the Snowman by @van_kelsing_ 
You Will Need: Blue Colored Contact Lenses

To try out this Christmas makeup, you will need white, orange, black, and blue makeup. Check out Kelsey’s video to see how she applied her Frosty the Snowman makeup and complete your look with a black top hat and scarf. This cute makeup idea is fun for wearing to a Christmas event or performance.

Snow Miser vs Heat Miser by @sfx_by_bry
You Will Need: Red & Blue Colored Contact Lenses

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Bry (@sfx_by_bry)

This SFX makeup for Christmas is a great way to test out different color palettes on your skin. One half features warm red tones while the other has cool blue tones. Enjoy experimenting with different effects to create features such as snowflakes and lava. @sfx_by_bry has included pearls in this look to add extra dimension to her face.

Mrs Grinch by @mua_sophie_melville
You Will Need: Yellow Avatar Colored Contact Lenses

Every year we delight at seeing makeup artists turn into the Grinch. This year it was Sophie Melville’s turn with this fun Mrs Grinch festive makeup. Re-use your Christmas dress or Mrs Claus outfit and stock up on plenty of green body paint to complete this look. For more Grinch makeup inspiration, check out our full blog.

Candy Cane by @margaridamonteiro.mua
You Will Need: Red Colored Contact Lenses

The red and white stripes of candy canes instantly make us think of Christmas and can be incorporated into makeup Christmas looks in subtle or bold ways, whether you are adding a candy cane stripe to your lips or eyeshadow or want to create full candy cane body paint like @margaridamonteiro.mua. For more Candy Cane makeup inspiration, see our blog post.

Ice Queen by @mua_sophie_melville
You Will Need: White Colored Contact Lenses

This Ice Queen makeup uses a classic winter palette of blue and white tones. Create a full holiday costume or find Christmas makeup ideas for an eyeshadow design with this Ice Queen look by Sophie. Have fun with different types of Christmas glitter makeup by adding silver or blue sparkles to this makeup look. Check out our past Winter Ice Queen makeup tutorial collaboration, here

Elf by @van_kelsing_
You Will Need: Green Colored Contact Lenses

Dressing as an elf is a holiday classic whether you are looking for a cute festive outfit with Christmas makeup easy designs or are one of Santa’s helpers for the festive season. This totally adorable elf makeup by @van_kelsing_ gives her face a festive glow that is enhanced by the bright green contact lenses.

Dior 2022 by @martaitken.artistry
You Will Need: Yellow Avatar Colored Contact Lenses

@martaitken.artistry felt so inspired by the artwork in this year’s Dior Christmas campaign that he re-created it as a makeup look. The gorgeous gold and deep blue colors are perfect for a wintry look whether you want to create a full face and hair design like Martin or would like to use the Dior artwork to inspire your eye shadow. There are so many unexpected places to find inspiration for your Christmas inspired makeup looks

The Mouse King @van_kelsing_
You Will Need: Red Colored Contact Lenses

If you are a fan of The Nutcracker you will recognise this character as the Mouse King. @van_kelsing_ has created a super creepy version of this villain with Red Blind Effect Lenses. If you are looking for group Christmas makeup inspo then why not create other characters including The Nutcracker, Clara, and the Sugar Plum Fairy?

Christmas is a time for sharing and spreading joy so make sure to tag us in your Christmas party makeup looks featuring our colored contact lenses for your chance to have your picture shared.
 

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