Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.
NYE calls for festivity, for sure. But, this year, we're challenging ourselves to think beyond the red-lip-smoky-eye combo we've been known to sport for the big ball drop. On the agenda this year? Fresh, bright, bold looks that will — hopefully — turn us into the girl at the party that everyone wants to be. How's that for a resolution, y'all?
If you're looking to join us on our quest to bring our party looks into totally new territory, click through for the step-by-step on four hair and makeup pairings that are anything but expected. Best part? These high-impact looks are actually totally achievable, even for beauty novices. Trust, you'll love them.
Now, all we need is the perfect outfit to pair with our radder-than-ever beauty game — any suggestions, girls?
For more NYE primping ideas:
12 NYE Beauty Picks To See You Through The Next 48 Hours. For Real
Here's Your Last-Minute NYE Makeup Inspo
The NYE Lipsticks That'll Last All Night
Like this post? There's more. Get tons of beauty tips, tutorials, and news on the Refinery29 Beauty Facebook page!
Modeled by Lea/Red Models; Modeled by Davis/Red Models; Styled by Jen Steele; Makeup by Clarissa Luna; Hair by Kristen Keller; Photographed by Ben Ritter
Lupita Nyong'o doesn't have to work hard to impress us. She just steps onto the red carpet and flashes her mega-watt smile, and we swoon. Even though she's attending award shows as a guest this season, Nyong'o is still nabbing spots on every best dressed list — and unwittingly starting a couple of trends along the read
For those who live in the northeast, you've probably already received the email. It says something along the lines of, "Due to the forecasted blizzard, our offices will be closed tomorrow." Just as you begin your victory dance, however, you remember that this is 2015, and that email really means you'll be working from read