Well, that was fast! It’s already time to ring in 2016! There’s a lot to love about going into a new year. Not only is it a fresh start and another chance to get it right, but New Year’s Eve is the perfect excuse to get dolled up and celebrate. Maybe you’re hosting girlfriends at your place or maybe your plans involve going out on the town. Regardless of plans, we’ve rounded up 10 beauty looks we love that are perfect for the occasion.
Better yet, we’re sharing links to tutorials so that you can master these looks at home. And the hardest part? Deciding which look you like best!
1. Bronze Smoldery Eyes
Blogger Extra Petite shows off a classic bronze smoke eye in this tutorial that is sure to stun, and we love her side-swept waves!
2. Shimmering Gold Smoke Eye
We’re saying yes a million times to this look.
3. Ladylike Pins and Curls
Who says NYE beauty can’t be sweet and feminine? If you’re a fan of this side part and soft curls, you’ll love this tutorial, which puts a fun spin on the hairstyle. And don’t forget about that vintage red lip! This tutorial shows how to achieve the look in a few easy steps.
4. Classic Bun and Bare Skin
This look screams sophistication and confidence—and it really lets the clothes and your natural beauty do the talking. Try this tutorial for the sleek, low bun and this one for a no-makeup makeup look!
5. Old Hollywood Glam
Vintage waves like these will never go out of style—and what better occasion than New Year’s Eve?
6. Tuxedo Striped Nails
Now this is a nail look we can’t stop thinking about. Learn how to do it here!
7. The Perfect Headband Up-do
8. A Universally Chic Makeup Look
There’s a lot to be said for the perfect winged eyeliner paired with soft yet high impact makeup.
9. A Teased Pony
Learn how to master the hairstyle that wows here.
10. Go for Glasses
When in doubt, wear glasses! They can (almost) totally take the place of eye makeup, plus it gives room for a fun, bold lip. Here’s a great tutorial on makeup for girls with glasses.
11. Go Full On Glam
Bold lips? Check! Winged liner? Check! Glitter eye shadow? Check!
12. Dutch Braid Side Ponytail
The blogger Teacher Diva gets this braided ponytail right—and breaks down how you can easily do this style at home in this tutorial. (Totally pinning this for later!)