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We wait all year to break out our favorite metallics and glitter, especially when it comes to beauty. And as much fun as our youthful days of pink potions and scented glosses were, now's the time to get into sophisticated glam that's still glitzy but definitely not My Little Pony. Your holiday party schedule is officially up and running, and you've probably got your hands (and closets) full styling yourself through 2012. So, let us make your holiday party beauty routine super-easy in the shiniest, prettiest way. Check out our top seasonal, well, twinkle, and upgrade to a magical makeup look that's like December—a total party!
While definitely mild compared to the East Coast chill, L.A.'s winters are super fickle. Temps drop dramatically at night, forecasts are way off, and you can pretty much always count on an unexpected rainstorm. All of this to say that, no, indulging in winter fashions when you live in L.A. isn't totally ridiculous. As a read
Pop quiz: How do you get away with wearing jeans (boyfriend-style, no less), a heather gray T-shirt, and classic Timbs when you're hitting the town — or anywhere, really? Like most of life's most pressing questions, Rihanna has the answer: You toss on a really show-stopping coat before you step outside, and you never read