The new year festivities may be over, but many of us still have an inkling for change. For us beauty aficionados, that means changing up our tried-and-true looks with a more graphic cat-eye or ditching our same ol' red lipstick for something dark and moody. Resolving to try a new beauty look is not unlike hitting an exercise class — getting up and going is the hardest part. Luckily, we're making it easier.
We've rounded up our favorite makeup looks from — where else? — Instagram to fuel your inner beauty chameleon. Seriously, there's no shortage of stunning shadow looks and minimal-yet-polished makeup feats in the slides ahead. Don't believe us? Start clicking!
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Burnt orange makeup toes the line between a pop of color and a bold neutral — that's why we love it so much. Our favorite way to wear the trend? All over the lid as an alternate smoky eye.
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We don't know what we love more: YouTuber Christen Dominique's perky half-pony or her vibrant burgundy shadow.
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This is the perfect time to experiment with different beauty techniques, like draping.
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We're huge fans of sartorial and cosmetic matching. Here, Refinery29's very own Lindsay Arakawa rocks peach lips and coordinated shades.
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Freelance model and artist Jaraé Holieway steps it up a notch by matching her red lippie to her entire ensemble.
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Four words: Get your strobe on.
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Grab a shadow palette you rarely use and experiment with a wash of unexpected color this month à la YouTuber Jenn Im.
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We're seriously coveting YouTuber Jaclyn Hill's lacquered wine lip color.
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We're still ridin' the metallic-lip train.
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Brown lipstick reigned supreme in 2016, but our guess is the shade will be popular far into 2017.
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