Why 2017's Favorite Makeup Trend Is Winter Beauty Goals

Without a doubt, monochromatic makeup looks were the biggest beauty trend of 2017. Every cool girl in the game — from Zendaya and Shay Mitchell to Gigi Hadid and Rihanna — tried it on for size and looked incredible in the process.

The technique involves keeping your eyes, lips, and cheeks within the same shade range. Whether it’s natural, with browns or peaches, or bold, with purples or greens, the look can easily be accomplished by choosing the best hue for your skin tone — then wearing it all over. Even better: It only requires one or two products for professional-looking results.

If you’re in need of some inspiration, take a look ahead for the killer monochrome matches we’re seeing right now.

A little intimidated by the trend? Start slowly, with neutral tones that flatter your skin tone.
Makeup artist Crystal Lize show us how to rock monochromatic hues on a wide variety of skin tones.
Want to be the coolest person at the holiday party? Take your classic crimson lip and apply it to your eyes and cheeks, too.
Give your face the Midas touch, with gold accents on your lips, eyes, and cheeks.
Or keep the winter spirit alive with this gorgeous silver lid look.
Feeling confident in your skill level? Go wild with this ombré, black-and-blue look that will definitely get you noticed.
Or keep things a little more low-key with this diffused purple and pink pairing.
And if you're feeling truly extra, watch us take monochromatic tones to the extreme with this all-over gold look you've got to see to believe.
'90s brown lips are still going strong — but update the look for 2017 with a matching smoky eye.
This bronze look is so dreamy. Plus, it’ll add some warmth when you're facing frigid temps.
Emerald and green will be the party makeup pairing this year — so why not wear it all over?
This peachy brown pairing looks so fresh with a layer of gloss.
The hint of frost in the corners of the eyes makes this bright pink monochrome look perfect for winter.
Orange may be intimidating to some, but this look proves it’s totally wearable — and really, really rad.
A brilliant blue like this deserves placement on the eyes, lips, and entire outfit.
This soft peachy take on the monochromatic trend is so dreamy.
This warm peachy-nude brings out the gorgeous highlights in her hair.
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