By Jasmine Grant
This New Year’s Eve, you have two options for your party look: either play it safe with your regular 9-5 makeup routine, or reinvent your glam with some glitter and pops of color to make sure all eyes are on you at the function. We encourage the latter.
Some of our favorite YouTube beauty gurus like Makeup Shayla, Manny MUA and Desi Perkins have unloaded their killer NYE beauty secrets to make sure you’re extra fresh when the ball drops. New year, new you right? Mind as well make it official and create a sensational beat so you can usher in 2017 extra fleeky.
From smoky shimmering eyes to metallic lips, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite New Year’s Eve makeup looks from YouTube’s finest.
The Sparkly Smokey Eye by Makeup Shayla
Everything on New Year’s Eve will literally be lit. Your eyes should be no exception. Check out beauty guru Makeup Shayla’s routine for achieving the classic smokey/glittery eyeshadow look – perfect for the girl who wants to give a bit more glam than usual without going over the top.
2 Sparkly New Years Eve Makeup Looks by Carli Bybel
Every girl will be changing in and out of clothes, shoes and accessories on NYE night to make sure they’re 100% on fleek when the ball drops. So if you’re on the fence about how you’ll beat your face, let beauty and fashion blogger Carli Bybel show you a couple of makeup options.
New Years Eve Purple Sparkly Smokey Makeup by U Love Megz
When it comes to finding the perfect products and color palettes for us chocolate girls, beauty blogger and YouTuber U Love Megz has it all covered. Her recently uploaded NYE tutorial shows you how to acheieve this bold and balanced look: smoked purple eyeshadow with a complimentary candy pink lip.
Vampy NYE Makeup by Desi Perkins
Popular beauty personality and entrepreneur Desi Perkins’s signature look is usually dewy and bright, but this NYE she’s all about the vamp life. This rose gold eye look paired with dark lips was hughly requested from her followers on Snapchat. So to give the people what they want, Desi takes us step by step on how to achieve this super dramatic yet refined look.
Metallic Lip & Gold Eye Look by CHRISSPY
Ok…so let’s say you’re not in the mood to get involved with the glitter. That doesn’t mean you still can’t get your shine on! YouTuber Chrisspy goes for the gold with this metallic lip and eye look. Bonus: she’s got a really nifty hack for getting on false lashes hassle-free.
Sexy Silver New Years Eve Makeup by MannyMUA
If ever there was a time to go big or go home with your look, NYE is it. So why not go for a full out dramatic beat? Beauty personality Manny MUA just dropped a bold NYE look that will have heads turning your way. Using a variety of silvery shadows finished off with a deep berry lip, Manny creates a look that you’ll definitely want to keep in your ’special occasions’ arsenal.
EASY & GLOWY Silver Holiday Glam Makeup by Nikki Tutorials
Beauty beginners: hop on over to Nikki Tutorial’s for a simple yet sultry look for your NYE soiree. Not only will this look take you 15 minutes tops to pull of – you’ll likely have these products (or something comparable) in your makeup kit already. Nikki uses a rose gold shimmering eye shadow palette for the lids and a peach liquid lipstick to finish off this soft glam.
Full Holiday Glam by Kluermoi
Professional makeup artist and beauty guru Kluermoi shows us how much we’ve been sleeping on drug store products. Using a longtime drug store beauty brand created for women of color, this subtle and easy to achieve NYE look is anything but boring.
Full Face Drugstore NYE Makeup by Makeup With Jah
If watching your spending is a resolution you’ve made for 2017, this is the perfect place to start. Before you go shelling out your entire paycheck at the high end makeup counters, check out some of the quality drug store products Makeup With Jah found for this glittery, dramatic NYE look. Using golden color palettes from a variety of drug store brands, Jah proves you don’t necessarily have to drop stacks on expensive products to get a professional and flawless beat.
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