1. The classic
Who: Gwen Stefani.
Signature look: Most recognized for her red lips and dramatic eyes.
Lips: Nothing dresses up an outfit or looks more holiday-ready than red lips. Try: Charlotte Tilbury Matte Red Carpet Red, $32, holtrenfew.com
Eyes: Want the look of full lashes? Liquid liner brings instant drama. Try: Smashbox Limitless Liquid Liner in Black, $25, sephora.ca
Nails: Sparkle polish bonus: It doesn’t have to be perfect, and you won’t need accessories! Try: Nail Sequins in Gold, $8, thebodyshop.ca
2. The drama queen
Who: Kerry Washington.
Signature look: Loves to play with colour and never shys away from trying something new.
Lips: Not sure about red? A rich berry hue in a gloss or stain will warm up your face. Try: Bite Beauty Lip Tint in Blackcurrant, $28, sephora.ca
Eyes: Switch up your usual black or brown liner for a deep sapphire or plum shade. Try: Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Push, $24, sephora.ca
Nails: Nails usually naked? Pearl polish is pretty without being over-the-top. Try: December Dawn, $7, hm.com
3. The playful neutral
Who: Jessica Biel.
Signature look: Knows what trends work for her and always looks natural and polished.
Lips: Nude lips are best when your eyes are the focus of your look. Try: Rimmel Nude Collection by Kate #42, $8, shoppersdrugmart.ca
Eyes: The holidays are a time to have fun with makeup. Treat glitter liner like a neutral. Try: Hard Candy Take Me Out Liner in Nugget, $5, walmart.ca
Nails: This season’s hottest colour is grey. It goes with everything and feels super fresh. Try: Sally Hansen Insta-Dri Fast Dry Nail Polish, $4, walmart.ca
4. The golden girl
Who: Blake Lively.
Signature look: Her always-perfect warm glow looks simply effortless every time.
Lips: Lip gloss with gold flecks looks great on its own and makes your everyday lipstick special. Try: Burberry Kisses Gloss in Festive Gold, $31, thebay.com
Eyes: Not into liner? A metallic shimmer shadow will make eyes pop. Try: Pigments and Glitter Kit in Gold, $42, maccosmetics.ca
Nails: Love black nails? Try a dark polish with sparkle. Try: Essie Haute Tub Polish, $9, tradesecrets.ca
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