• It may be blistering cold outside, but that doesn't mean our makeup should suffer from the winter blues. Brighten your look (and mood) with these simple makeup tweaks. 

    Go Matte
    Love a nude lipstick? Try a matte version instead, like Allison Williams', for a subtle change. 

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  • Play with a Stain
    For color without the bold pigment, work a lip stain like Zoe Saldana. The glossy texture makes the lip just as enticing. 

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  • Bring Back Summer Brights
    Don't be afraid to bring bright blues (like Olivia Wilde's pretty cobalt) and pinks back into your makeup wardrobe this winter. 

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  • Match Your Lips and Cheeks
    Keep it light on the eyes and use a bright lipstick like Miranda Kerr's. Dab a bit on your finger and blend the color along your cheekbones. 

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  • Give the Glow a Go
    Bring hydration back into your skin with a liquid highlighter along the cheeks for natural-looking dewiness. Just look at the gorgeous contrast between Lily Aldridge's matte and dewy textures. 


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  • Take Out the Bronzer
    Take a break from a pale complexion with bronzer just along the cheekbones like Lea Michele

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  • Add Colored Liner
    The easiest way to add color to your makeup is to lightly rim the lash lines with a thin tipped liner. Kellie Pickler has just a touch of color, yet it completely brightens her eyes.

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  • Play With Purple
    Purple lipstick doesn't have to be reserved for the runway. A subtle berry-purple hue like Jamie Chung's is bright without looking cartoonish. 

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  • Work the Brows
    Go light on the rest of the face and layer on the brow powder for a bold look like Diane Kruger's. Use a spoolie brush and work the hairs up for a natural finish. 

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  • Layer on the Lashes
    With a dark lip like Blake Lively's, the less on the eyes the better. But do coat the lashes on top and bottom to even out the look.

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