And, just like that, we're on the brink of the 2017 holiday season. This leads to a couple of serious questions: where, oh where, did the past year go? And, how are we going to refresh our beauty look for the inevitable barrage of cocktails mixers, holiday dinners, and kitschy ugly-sweater parties?
Glad you asked! Thanks to the genius vloggers that share their expert tips on YouTube, we've racked up seven guides that will help you achieve everything from a rose-gold glow to a braid that's worthy of an ice princess. So make the season's first cup of hot chocolate, crank up the Mariah Carey, and dig into these festive how-to guides.
1. Fenty Beauty Galaxy Holiday Collection Tutorial
In this addictive video, beauty and style influencer Ronke Raji takes her "RSquad" through tips for using the sparkling, edgy goods from Fenty Beauty's holiday collection. Don't worry, you won't need every product in the line to achieve these looks — but we don't blame you if you're tempted to buy 'em all.
2. The 'All I Want For Christmas' Look
Speaking of Mariah's Christmas hits, the so-called "human chameleon" Promise Tamang managed to totally transform herself into the holiday queen. Check out her incredible work below. You will not believe how much she looks like "Mimi" in the end.
3. Festive Tutorial
Want to look like a sugar-plum fairy who knows her way around a champagne toast? Watch Heidi Hamoud's video below to learn easy tips for a classic, holiday-style evening look. Make sure all your eye shadow brushes are clean and at the ready!
4. Rose-Gold Glimmer
Let Ari Vega Makeup show you how to create a candlelit glow using Huda's rose-gold palette. The romantic look is perfect for holiday weddings, or for rocking all engagement season long! (You never know when you may need to snap a very important selfie.)
5. Gold Glitter Holiday Look
PixieWoo's "gold glimmer glamour party makeup" will make you more alluring than any flute of champagne — and you'll sparkle just as much. This one's meant to whip up quickly on Christmas Day, so you can get back to your holiday-film-and-cookie binge.
6. Get the 'Frozen' Look
Elsa is the queen of winter, and she knows just the hairstyle for frosty temps. Get the fictional princess' look in this adorable Disney tutorial.
7. No-Heat Hairstyles
Bethany Moda is all about no-fuss holiday curls and hairstyles. Watch her tutorial to learn simple tricks for party-ready 'dos.
Consider these holiday how-to's our first gift to you. Now, let the festive beautifying begin!
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