Red lipstick is a timeless item that works for day, evening, and almost every event. Come the holiday season, it’s a staple in many people’s looks. A swipe of red lipstick will make any outfit feel a bit more jolly, but we can take things to the next level by adding some festive cheer to our eye makeup and cheeks. You can get add a subtle wash of red to the eyes or you can go all out with green eyeshadow, snowflakes, candy cane liner and Christmas tree brows. No matter your preference, we have some options.

(Related: 13 Snowflake Nail Art Designs For People Who Love White Christmases)

Have a look at 12 fun holiday makeup ideas:

1. Red and Green Eyeshadow, Candy Cane Liner and Red Lipstick

This makeup sleighs. The touch of candy cane eyliner takes it to another level.


2. Glittery Green Eyeliner and Red Lipstick

This is a darker take on holiday makeup, but just as pretty. The ombre lip and sparkly green eyeliner are killer.


3. Christmas Tree Brows

Christmas Tree Eyebrows ? Yes or No? ? #christmastreeeyebrows

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Christmas tree brows are taking over the internet. Combine them with your red lipstick, if you dare.


4. Smoky Green and Brown Eyes and Red Lipstick

Here’s an evening-appropriate look that has plenty of holiday spirit.


5. Brown Eyeshadow, Green Eyeliner and Red Glitter Lipstick

That red glitter ups the Christmas spirit tenfold.


6. Candy Caner Liner and Red Lipstick

Candy cane liner plus red lipstick is a jolly combo.


7. White and Red Eye Makeup and Glitter Lips

That is some fierce Santa makeup.


8. Cut Crease Makeup and Red Lipstick

The cut crease effect creates a new vibe.


9. Multicolored Eyes and Red Lipstick

?❤️? Products Used: Moisturizer: @maccosmetics time check lotion Primer: @maccosmetics natural radiance yellow Foundation: @maccosmetics studio sculpt nc 30 mixed with white studio fix nc 25 Concealer: @maccosmetics pro longwear nc20 Bronzer: @maccosmetics harmony blush Blush: @morphebrushes 35C palette red/pink Highlighter: @maccosmetics snowball collection show gold Eye Base: @maccosmetics soft ochre paint pot Eyeshadow: @morphebrushes 35c palette (matte green and red), @maccosmetics snowball rose gold palette (base color and silver), @katvondbeauty alchemist palette (green and pink) Eye Liner: Definitely black pro longwear pencil in the waterline | @stilacosmetics liquid liner in snow Mascara: @maccosmetics false lash Brows: @maccosmetics spiked brow sculpt pencil and clear brow gel Lips: @maccosmetics prep and prime lip base, retro matte metallic liquid lipstick “In Retrograde” Setting spray: @maccosmetics fix + | @urbandecay all nighter

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Who said that your eyes always have to match?


10. Red Eyeshadow and Red Lipstick


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Match your eyeshadow to your lipstick.


11. Flicked Eyeliner and Red Lipstick

Add a pop of color to your look with a vivid red lipstick.


12. Shimmering Eyeshadow and Red Lipstick

Proof that you don’t always need green eyeshadow to create a holiday makeup look.