Updated: 13 December 2012 17:45 | By Denise Ngo
10 tips for achieving Christmas makeup

Makeup styles to try this holiday season

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Text: Denise Ngo
Photos: AP/Getty
Video: Teng Siew Eng

The lyric “it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas” might refer to pine trees and boughs of holly, but if you’re a makeup buff, it can very well apply to your festive holiday makeup looks. While regular nights out call for a smoky eye or hot pink lips, Christmas is the perfect time to experiment with glitter, jewel tones, and even the typically-precarious combination of red and green eye shadow.

We also consulted local makeup artist John Lee and MAC Senior Artist Beno Lim on their tips for glamming it up for the season, so consider the 10 following tips an early Christmas gift for getting Christmas-ready.

MAKEOVER: Local makeup artist John Lee shows how to change a day look into an evening look within minutes