At this time a year, it feels like there’s a holiday party every other day. Not that we’re complaining (we’ve never met a bowl of eggnog we didn’t dive into), but it’s difficult to come up with fresh makeup looks for each and every shindig. Luckily for us at BBTA, we have access to numerous professional beauty wizards excelling in the beauty biz because they’re makeup imaginations aren’t as tapped out as ours. We asked Jane Park, founder and CEO of Julep; Michelle, Katherine and Caroline Ramos, the sisters behind Rituel de Fille; and celebrity makeup artist Jamie Greenberg, who collaborated with ColourPop on the #SQUAD Collection of lip colors, eyeliner pencils and more, to share some festive and fun ideas for lip shades – easy makeup elements to switch up from party to party for extra pizzazz – that will undoubtedly lift your holiday spirits.
As far as fashion trends go, the red carpet has produced some eyebrow-raisers as of late. (Case in point: pelvage.) When it comes to beauty, however, classically chic makeup is trending heavily—a fact that was especially evident at this year’s Oscars. Since the pick-me-up powers of a great lipstick hue know no age, we were thrilled to discover that Elle rounded up the exact brands and shades some of our favorite starlets donned. Read the full report here.