If there’s one place to source the very best in make-up inspiration, it’s Instagram. This year saw myriad aspirational beauty looks grace the grids of both our favorite famous faces and their make-up artists. From glossy, glowing skin and punchy lips to bronze eyes and the hint of glitz that every party demands, Vogue has assembled 12 of the best looks to inspire you over Christmas, New Year and beyond.
Sometimes glowy skin and expertly applied bold lipstick is all you need. Elsa Hosk’s punchy pink lip is as cool as they come.
A pulled-out, smoky eye and gorgeous glowing skin make for a seductive party look on Adut Akech.
A classic evening beauty look, Taylor Hill combines bronze eyeshadow and nude lips.
Cementing her status as the ultimate golden girl, Gisele Bündchen goes for the shade on her eyelids, too.
For a subtle evening beauty switch-up, swipe a pop of neon yellow in the inner corners of eyes, like Ashley Graham.
For Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, a party means a grey-blue smoky eye and peach blush.
Neon pink on eyelids and lips is nothing to be scared of – Rihanna shows us how.
A little metallic shine is an easy way to tap into the Christmas beauty spirit. Emma Roberts does a metallic silver feline flick and a bold red lip.
A glossy, glittery eyelid and a pink flick plus radiant skin make for a fun party look on Lily Aldridge.
Nothing sets off big hair like a killer make-up look. Here, Joan Smalls matches her eyeshadow to her outfit.
Top tip: a light shimmer in the inner corners opens up the eye area. Here, Gigi Hadid shows off the look.
Hailey Bieber proves simple is best with a feline flick and dewy skin.