• The secret to always looking party-perfect during the most festive time of the year is to have an arsenal of get-gorgeous tips at the ready. From easy accessories to glam hair and makeup ideas, these expert tips brought to you by P&G Beauty and Grooming will help you survive the holidays in style!



  • This season, deep wine lipstick shades, like Drew Barrymore's, look dramatic and chic. To get the look, apply three coats of a rich, deep berry lipstick, leave it on for five minutes, then blot with a tissue until only a wash of color remains.




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  • Tired of looking tired? To get rid of puffy eyes, Olay celebrity makeup artist Bruce Grayson, whose clients include Katie Holmes and Brooke Shields, suggests using an eye cream that contains caffeine. His favorite: Olay Regenerist Anti-Aging Eye Roller, which massages away under-eye bags in just 30 seconds.



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  • Need to update your basic all black cocktail attire? Work some lace into your wardrobe. It has a more refined feel than shimmer and looks romantic and sexy. You can go all-out with a lace dress like Keri Hilson, or keep it simple and slip on some black lace tights.



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  • Make a classic smoky eye effect look festive by using a glimmering metallic eyeshadow. Sweep it over your lids, then blend it around the outer corners of your eyes. Go for a gunmetal gray if your skin has pink undertones. Bronze and copper eyeshadows look sexy on warm and dark complexions.



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  • Need to cover up gray hairs in a flash? "I love Clairol Perfect 10 for its gray coverage. If you find your grays are particularly coarse, leave it on 5 minutes longer to ensure maximum coverage," says Clairol Color Director Marie Robinson, whose clients include Anne Hathaway, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson.



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  • Get an instantly glam look like Taylor Swift by adding a few individual false lashes to your own. To help them stick properly, apply a coat of mascara on your lashes before putting on false ones. This will bind the real lashes and the falsies together so they both stay put.



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  • The coolest accessory trend of the season is of a nocturnal nature. Owl-adorned jewelry is sexy, edgy and a great way to make a fashion statement at your next fte. We love these studded owl earrings from Topshop--they'll look super-cool with an LBD or jeans and a tee.



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  • "No matter what holiday makeup look you choose, you need to start with a perfect canvas," says P&G Beauty Global Creative Design Director Pat McGrath. Apply CoverGirl Simply Ageless Foundation with your fingertips (the body heat helps melt the product into your skin), then blend over your face. "This reduces the amount of concealer needed for undereye circles, and also keeps your face universal in tone and texture," she says.


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  • No time to get a pre-party manicure? To freshen up nail polish that's starting to chip, slick on a coat of sheer pearly lacquer in the same color family as your current manicure. This will camouflage nicks and give your nails a just-polished look.




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  • Turn a basic ponytail into a fun and festive hairstyle like AnnaLynne McCord's retro look. Blow-dry hair, then twirl large Velcro rollers around two-inch sections of hair, blast with heat for five minutes, then remove and lightly brush hair. Tease roots and pull back into a haute ponytail.



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  • "The best holiday accessory? Soft, shiny hair. Masks deeply penetrate and rejuvenate dull hair to help make it feel silky and smooth," says Pantene celebrity stylist Danilo, who works with Gwen Stefani. Try Pantene Pro-V Restore Beautiful Lengths Shine Enhance Replenishing Mask, which has vitamins and panthenol to condition dry locks in as little as 5 minutes.


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  • Take a coiff cue from Katrina Bowden and top off your hairstyle with a thick black headband. This statement accessory can instantly make even the most boring 'do look polished and chic.





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  • Capes are an easy way to jazz up your office outfit and make it holiday-party ready. Try a sequined one or get cozy with a fur cape (faux, of course), like the one seen here at the Yves Saint Laurent Fall/Winter 2010 fashion show.




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  • Take a cue from Jennifer Love Hewitt and use a pale white or champagne shimmery shadow to make your eyes look bigger. The reflection from all the sparkles will visually open up your entire eye area and make you look extra-appealing under the mistletoe.



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  • Get a glitzy 'do like Dakota Fanning's without dropping a ton of cash. Use a few chain necklaces to hold your hair back, just as you would a multi-stranded headband. Secure with hairpins and you're ready to go!




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  • "Whether those dark circles are genetic or from a sleepless night, here's how you can make them disappear: Tap on a yellow-based concealer to cancel out bluish undertones and set it with loose powder in a skin-matching shade," says Grayson.




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  • If you're going to rock a bold red lip like Kirsten Dunst, be sure to prime your entire lip area with a nude lip pencil before applying your lipstick. This will add a richer tone to your lipstick and make it last all night long, no matter how many flutes of champagne you sip on.



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  • For a sexy party look, try a one-shoulder dress like Rihanna. An off-the-shoulder number lets you show off a little bit of skin without going overboard, plus it's right on trend for the holiday season.





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  • Get your complexion in tip top shape by using an exfoliator with fruit acids to slough off dry flakes, then slather on a super-hydrating, lightweight moisturizer. You'll glow from across the room.





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  • Avoid the dreaded winter pasty face by warming up your complexion with a gold-flecked coral blush. To get a fresh and healthy flush like Carrie Underwood, sweep the blush on the apples of your cheeks and blend, blend, blend!




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20 Ways To Look Hot This Holiday


20 Ways To Look Hot This Holiday

Check out this arsenal of get-gorgeous tips from the celebrity beauty experts at P&G Beauty and Grooming and learn how to look fabulous fast.

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