30 Simple Makeup Ideas to Copy Right Now

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In a season filled with metallic smoky eyes, dramatic contour, and surprising-to-no-one red lips, sometimes you just want to get out the door without having to fumble with glitter or false lashes or complicated holiday-themed lip art for once. And while yes, nobody’s stopping you from embracing the whole no-makeup-makeup thing, it’s not a sin to want something to punch up your look just a little bit, as Aretha would say.

MORE: 50 So-Pretty Holiday Hair Ideas to Try This Season

With that in mind, we found 30 simple makeup ideas, including an golden-bronze, two-step smoky eye, a fun geometric liner idea, and an easy way to pull of green—yes, green—eyeshadow without looking like an ugly sweater party reject. Even better, you’ll have a solid chunk of time that would have been spent cut-creasing left to figure out what you’re going to wear to all the holiday fetes you’ve got lined up. Major makeup inspiration for every single one of ’em, ahead.

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Dark Lips
Dark Lips
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Natural Smoky Eye
Natural Smoky Eye
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The New Cut Crease
The New Cut Crease
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Earth Tones
Earth Tones
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Metallic Accents
Metallic Accents
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Aqua Cat-Eye
Aqua Cat-Eye
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Yellow Eyes
Yellow Eyes
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Bubblegum Pink Lips
Bubblegum Pink Lips
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The Most Subtle Cat-Eye
The Most Subtle Cat-Eye
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All-Over Bronze
All-Over Bronze
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Burgundy Lips
Burgundy Lips
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Geometric White Shadow
Geometric White Shadow
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Dark Lips
Dark Lips
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Gunmetal Smoky Eyes
Gunmetal Smoky Eyes
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All-Over Highlight
All-Over Highlight
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Berry Lips
Berry Lips
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Gold Lids
Gold Lids
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Lime Green Eyeshadow
Lime Green Eyeshadow
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Matchy-Matchy Makeup
Matchy-Matchy Makeup
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White Eyeliner
White Eyeliner
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Glittery Lids
Glittery Lids
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Brown Tones
Brown Tones
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Subtle Blush
Subtle Blush
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Packed-On Burnt Orange Eyeshadow
Packed-On Burnt Orange Eyeshadow
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Deep Lips with Glittery Eyes
Deep Lips with Glittery Eyes
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Reverse Eyeshadow
Reverse Eyeshadow
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Punchy Lips
Punchy Lips
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Kohl-Lined Eyes
Kohl-Lined Eyes
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Bold Brows and True Red Lips
Bold Brows and True Red Lips
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A Two-Toned Smoky Eye
A Two-Toned Smoky Eye
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23 Delicious Ways to Get Your Pasta Fix

23 Delicious Ways to Get Your
Pasta Fix
  • Dark Lips
  • Natural Smoky Eye
  • The New Cut Crease
  • Earth Tones
  • Metallic Accents
  • Aqua Cat-Eye
  • Yellow Eyes
  • Bubblegum Pink Lips
  • The Most Subtle Cat-Eye
  • All-Over Bronze
  • Burgundy Lips
  • Geometric White Shadow
  • Dark Lips
  • Gunmetal Smoky Eyes
  • All-Over Highlight
  • Berry Lips
  • Gold Lids
  • Lime Green Eyeshadow
  • Matchy-Matchy Makeup
  • White Eyeliner
  • Glittery Lids
  • Brown Tones
  • Subtle Blush
  • Packed-On Burnt Orange Eyeshadow
  • Deep Lips with Glittery Eyes
  • Reverse Eyeshadow
  • Punchy Lips
  • Kohl-Lined Eyes
  • Bold Brows and True Red Lips
  • A Two-Toned Smoky Eye

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