Holiday Hair and Makeup For Your Face Shape

Want to stand out in a sea of LBDs this holiday? We've got you covered.

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Makeup for Round Faces like Amber Riley’s: Give Dimension to Your Features

According to Nemes, round faces are extremely easy to transform using makeup. Your face may have a tendency to look flat, but “you can add dimension by playing up all your features with the same amount of balance on each,” says Babaian.

Here’s how to get Amber Riley’s flirty makeup look:

1. Face: Use foundation that’s a shade darker than your natural skin tone to contour your face and create “shadows” underneath your cheekbones and along your jawline to add more depth to your face, says Babaian.

2. Eyes: You can use the extra space on your face by extending all of your eye makeup out, says Babaian. Apply a metallic shadow to your upper lids (staying below your crease), and then apply black shadow on the outer half of your upper lid to create a soft, smoky cat eye, says Flor. By winging out your eyeliner, your eyes will fill up your face more.

3. Lips: This holiday season, skip the traditional red and try a fun lip color like orange or fuschia. “That’s how you separate yourself from your mother,” says Babaian. Before you apply the color, use lip liner to make the cupid’s bow of your lips a bit more angular.