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‘Tis The Season For Bright Eyeshadow: Christmas Makeup Looks Using Colorful Eyeshadow Looks


Whether you decide to go out this holiday season to celebrate with family and friends, or stay in for a Zoom Holiday event, we have you covered! Here are some bright, colorful eyeshadow looks you should consider for the holidays! 

Many of these Christmas makeup looks will have you wearing bold colors with a dab of sparkle and shimmer. If you feel like being spontaneous, you may consider green or red eye looks. It is a perfect time to get creative and bold for the holidays! 

Here’s a quick outline of how to apply a bold, bright eyeshadow look this holiday season. 

Step 1: Start by applying a neutral eyeshadow color to the crease of your eyelid, This will help you create a guideline for yourself, so you know not to bring the color above the eyelid crease. 

Step 2: Apply a darker neutral eyeshadow color underneath your crease and then take a clean brush to blend the colors together. It should end up looking something like this: 

Step 3: Now, the fun part! Applying the green eyeshadow. Consider “Kia” from the Saharan Eyeshadow Palette by Juvia’s Place, and apply directly with your fingertip. Then take a makeup brush and diffuse into the brown/neutral crease color. 

Step 4: For the outer corner, you will take any dark color, consider “Chad” from the Saharan Palette by Juvia’s Place, and apply in layers to your liking. 

Step 5: To blend the black eyeshadow back into the crease, take an eyeshadow brush and lightly grab some of a neutral eyeshadow color and blend. It should end up looking something like this: 

This can be difficult, so take your time! 

Step 6: Glitter time! Apply by dabbing lightly on your eyelid and on top of the green eyeshadow. The end result should look something like this. 

Step 7: Combine a light and dark neutral eyeshadow color and smudge to the bottom of your eyelashes to give you an exotic look.

If you feel so inclined to, you may consider adding some fake eyelashes to complete the look. :) 

Don’t know which palettes to use? Our favorite palettes are the following:

The Nomad Eyeshadow Palette by Juvia's Place

nomad eyeshadow palette

This palette is great if you are looking for a nude, earth-toned, bold Christmas makeup look. It is a perfect combination of striking shimmer, deep merlot and smooth chocolate shades. 

This colorful eyeshadow palette could go well with any holiday look, either wearing jeans and a nice blouse or a festive holiday dress. 

Here are some combinations you can use with this palette: 

  • Yellow and brown 
  • Brown and any of the shimmer shades  
  • Nude and dark brown (for a smoky eye look)

The Saharan Eyeshadow Palette by Juvia’s Place 

Saharan eyeshadow palette

This vibrant, colorful eyeshadow palette is an excellent choice with several  shimmery options for your Christmas makeup look. This palette would be perfect if you are looking for a mesmerizing, bold, bright eyeshadow look. 

Here are some combinations you can use within this palette: 

  • Katsina and Lulu
  • Katsina and Wodaabe
  • Any nude and any of the shimmer shades 

The Zulu Eyeshadow Palette by Juvia’s Place 

zulu eyeshadow palette

This palette is one of the most colorful palettes that is highly pigmented for a bright eyeshadow look. Step into that holiday party with these bright colors. 

You can use any of these colors in combination with each other to create a fun bright look. 

Good luck! Make sure to tag us so we can see what you come up with this holiday season. Use hashtags #JuviasPlaceHolidayLook #JuviasPlaceHolidayEye