20 New Year's Eve Makeup Ideas That Are Easier Than They Look

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New Year's Eve makeup ideas can seem intimidating and over the top, but they don't have to be! In fact, there are plenty of low-maintenance New Year's Eve makeup looks that you can easily pull off without having to break the bank or watch a million tutorials to master. We got inspired by some of the best celeb makeup looks of the year, on red carpets and beyond, and we've put together some of the best options that you can recreate yourself for a stunning, low-hassle New Year's Eve. Whether you're figuring out how to use bold colors, diving in headfirst to a touch of glam glitter, or just looking to take a relatively neutral look to the next level, you're sure to find something you love among these looks!

Selena Gomez's Glitter Green Eye Shadow
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Selena Gomez's Glitter Green Eye Shadow

For a sparklier celebration look, just pick a glitter eye shadow in a vivid shade and add a swipe of mascara.

Katherine Langford's Easy Winged Eyeliner
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Katherine Langford's Easy Winged Eyeliner

You don't need much more than a simple wing-tip swipe of black eyeliner to make your eyes pop for NYE festivities.

Skai Jackson's Blue Under-Eye Liner
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Skai Jackson's Blue Under-Eye Liner

You can easily spice up a typical shimmery-neutral look by using a pretty, bold blue eyeliner for just your lower rims.

Kendall Jenner's Full Coral Face
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Kendall Jenner's Full Coral Face

All-over coral is the name of the game here: eyes, lips, and cheeks all coordinate for a fresh, bright look that's not too ostentatious.

Alyson Stoner's Upside-Down Winged Eyeliner
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Alyson Stoner's Upside-Down Winged Eyeliner

Winged liner is a staple of party-night makeup, but to shake things up without too much hassle, try a sparkly liner and a wingtip from the bottom rim instead of the top.

Gigi Hadid's Supersize Green Eyeliner
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Gigi Hadid's Supersize Green Eyeliner

An oversize section of emerald green eyeliner is all you need to achieve Hadid's runway-ready look.

Lucy Boynton's Elevated Eyeliner
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Lucy Boynton's Elevated Eyeliner

Boynton inspired us with this look that's perfectly neutral in all but one thing: a single, bold line of black eyeliner along the brow bone.

Margot Robbie's Bright Blue Eyeliner
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Margot Robbie's Bright Blue Eyeliner

Blue eyeliner is so much more than a dated '80s trend — a thick line of sparkly blue liner can really make your New Year's Eve look stand out.

Taylor Swift's Bright Coral Lipstick
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Taylor Swift's Bright Coral Lipstick

Sometimes, all you really need is a great lipstick. Taylor's vivid coral-red lipstick is perfect for that New Year's Eve kiss!

Storm Reid's Bright Red Lips
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Storm Reid's Bright Red Lips

For a no-hassle look, grab your favorite shade of red lipstick and let your lips be the focal point of your look. Bonus points for a bit of pink shimmer eye shadow for a little extra dimension.

Lili Reinhart's Hot Pink Shades
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Lili Reinhart's Hot Pink Shades

Reinhart's all-over pink look can inspire you for New Year's Eve, and there's not too much to it: a beautifully blended hot pink eye shadow and a pretty pink lip gloss.

Lupita Nyong'o's Teal Eyeliner
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Lupita Nyong'o's Teal Eyeliner

It doesn't get more low-key glam than this: a bold stripe of cool teal eyeliner.

Amandla Stenberg's Gold Eye Shadow
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Amandla Stenberg's Gold Eye Shadow

It doesn't get more New Year's Eve than this: a simple, solid line of black eyeliner and pure gold glitter shadow over the entire eyelid.

Kacey Musgraves's Soft Pink Sparkles
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Kacey Musgraves's Soft Pink Sparkles

Sparkles are always a hassle-free choice for New Year's Eve. Just add a sparkly pink eye shadow to an otherwise neutral palette!

Barbie Ferreira's Neon Pink Eyeliner
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Barbie Ferreira's Neon Pink Eyeliner

A single swipe of neon pink instantly takes an otherwise ordinary look from "everyday" to "last day of the year!"

Sophie Turner's Copper Glitter
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Sophie Turner's Copper Glitter

An all-over neutral color palette can be amped up for New Year's Eve without too much extra work — just add in a bit of metallic eye shadow, like Turner.

Sarah Hyland's Orange Lips
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Sarah Hyland's Orange Lips

Trying out a bold lip color, like Hyland's gorgeous orange, is a quick and easy way to change up your look for a New Year's Eve celebration!

Lizzo's Full Peach Face
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Lizzo's Full Peach Face

Just because it's Winter doesn't mean you can't wear this bright, flattering color! Lizzo layers different shades on her eyes, cheeks, and lips for a subtle but glowing look perfect for a party.