We have some great festive make up ideas for you this Christmas

If you're looking for a way to stand out from the crowd over this year's holiday period, there are a number of great festive make up ideas that you can try out in order to show off to your friends and family. To make things even better, none of them will cost you an arm and a leg, letting you focus your finances on more important things this Christmas.

Twinkle twinkle

One of the things that we all love about Christmas are the beautiful lights adorning trees, houses and streets across the United Kingdom. Why not take your lead from this gorgeous scene and add a little sparkle to your festive make up. IsaDora's fantastic Snow Glow Powder in Pink Gold is our recommendation for this look if you really want to pull it off with style, though there are any number of alternatives available.

Revisit your youth

Rather than looking back and cringing at things like embarrassing Christmas jumpers, why not focus on the things that your parents actually got right? For example a pony tail might be a little youthful to be wearing around the office, but with the right make up it can really bring out your beauty. Give it a try and see how it looks!

Give plenty of lip

Don't be afraid to experiment with your shade of lipstick for the holiday season this year. With so many greens and reds, maybe skipping over your usual rouge might be a good idea for a change. Instead, take a look at some of the more earthy tones, such as reddish browns like Max Factor's Colour Perfection Lipstick in Bordeaux.

Be bold!

Since it's Christmas, there are a plenty of things that you'll be able to try that you might not necessarily have been brave enough to carry off during the rest of the year. Don't be afraid to use your festive make up to really show off your Christmas wardrobe. Christmas is a year of vibrant colours and bold contrasts, so experiment!

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