There are so many reasons to love the holiday season: the Christmas markets, the family get-togethers, the parties, there’s no better time to experiment and try out the viral beauty looks of the season. The most recent headliner on our social media feeds has been coquette and grunge glam. It's a trend that sees makeup influencers deciding on whether their complexion suits light pink, gentle shades or a dark, smoky glam. Two contrasting color palettes, but together they're a great pick for this season’s day-to-night looks.
No Mark Clips $4, Compact Mirror $3.50, Detangler $4.50
Perfecting your festive glam can take time, and with our social calendars quickly filling up, it’s essential to have a few go-to makeup looks. Whether you like channeling a light or dark vibe, our new Grunge and Coquette collections will level up your classic Christmas look.
Emerging from the evolving 90’s revival, this rockstar style has had a major moment in the beauty industry, from runways to red carpets. The vibe? Think smudged eyeliner, matte lipstick and dark nails all in various shades of burgundy, purple and black. While it may not be your typical jolly yuletide look, grunge glam is perfect for creating a striking festive statement. Start by smudging the brown shade in our eyeshadow palette over your eyelid before softening the edges with the burgundy to get your bases covered.
Eyeshadow Palette $7, Single Eyeshadow Shimmer $3.50, Eyelashes $5
Makeup Blender Set $4.50, Brush Set $3
Next, curl your lashes with our eyelash curler and go wild with your eyeliner to create a thick, dark smoky eye that's key to the trend. For a touch of festive sparkle, use a fine brush to pat our singular eyeshadow shimmers on your eyelid and inner corners. It gives eye-catching shimmer that defines your eyes and makes them pop. Grunge, but make it glitz.
Single Eyeshadow Shimmers $3.50
Deep nudes, dark berries and straight up black work best for this look. But for the festive season, we suggest using our lipstick and shimmer lip gloss duo for a glossy crimson look that adds a sprinkle of Christmas magic.
The coquette looks leans towards the hyper-feminine, with rosy hues and pearlescent shimmers. Soft, subtle and super glowy, our celestial Cloud Nine collection brings the "clean girl" vibe to your festive glam for a look to take you from home to Winter Wonderland in minutes. Glossy or sheer: it’s up to you when it comes to your coquette lip looks. Gravitating towards the glossy side? Prep your lips with our lip care kit before gliding our lip oil on top for a juicy shine.
Lip Stick and Gloss Set $10, Lip Balm $3
Lip Stick $4.50, Lip Gloss $3, Lip Oil $3.50
Leaning towards the sheer side? Our luscious light pink lipstick can be easily applied at home or on-the-glow. For your eyes: use our mascara and eyeliner combo to create an innocent doe-eyed look, by elongating your lashes and adding a sharp wing. This snow angel style isn’t complete without some sheen, so touch up your complexion with our glistening highlighter on the tip of your nose and cheek bones to radiate an ethereal glow. This makeup's at the top of our wish list this festive season.
Mascara and Eyeliner Set $5.50
The centerpiece of this trend? Blush. By sweeping our liquid, dewy formulas over your cheeks and the high points of your nose, you can create a flushed complexion that looks like you’ve been touched by frost.
Paddle Brush $4.50, Hair Detangler $4.50
Reusable Cleaning Pads $4, Rose Quartz Gua Sha $7
Grunge glam or Coquette makeup? What’s your mood this festive season?