The Holiday Classic…With A Twist


The Tip: This re-imagining of the classic holiday look takes three seasonal staples — the red lip, the updo, and shimmery eye makeup — and makes them modern, thanks to some subtle tweaks. Skip the gold and use a shimmering taupe on eyes instead — it will better accentuate the red lip color. Give your usual updo an update by separating hair into two sections, braiding them and securing with an elastic. Pull the braids up and around the top of your head, crisscrossing them and tucking the ends under.

The Tools: Shiseido Perfect Rouge in Dragon, brown cream eyeshadow, berry cream blush, hair gel, hair elastics

The Trick: When doing a bold lip, use a brush to get a precise line. Smile and apply the lipstick using the side of the brush, not the tip, along the lip line.

Shiseido Sponsored Tip: Before you step out in a makeup look this bold, be sure your skin is up to snuff. Start off with Shiseido Bio-Performance Super Corrective Serum to minimize wrinkles, sagging, and dullness. Use it daily for enhanced results, and you’ll be able to start the New Year off right with radiant skin.

On Rel: Rachel Comey Blouse.

Makeup by Katie Mellinger at KESS Agency, Hair by Bethany Brill, Model Rel Dade at Marilyn

Check out our Month Of Holiday Beauty page for a new hair and makeup idea every day in December!

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