If you been longing to add an extra dash of sparkle and pizzazz to your look, this holiday season is the perfect opportunity.

Whether you are ready to try your hand at a little glitter for grown-ups or add a festive flair to your nails, there are more than enough gorgeous options to go around.

From awe-inspiring eyeshadow looks to magnificently merry manicures, you can switch out your looks and have fun well beyond the new year.

Check out a cheery mashup of some of the hottest holiday makeup and nail looks straight from Instagram.

Holiday makeup ideas

Pretty in pink

Try this subtle mix of pinks and deep plums for an alluring look sure to meet the approval of makeup artist Robin Black.

Bold and beautiful

Using all MAC cosmetics, Jaleesa Jaikaran was able to achieve this big, bold beautiful look perfect for everything from holiday parties to winter date nights.

Sultry scarlet

Beloved makeup artist Charlotte Tilbury shared this amazing glam moment that includes a beautiful mix of sultry soft pink eyeshadow and striking, scarlet red lipstick.

Gilded glamour

This gilded eye look is truly "sin-sational citrine" as legendary makeup artist Pat McGrath describes it. Copy this look by adding the shade "citrine envy" from McGrath's MTHRSHP Mega Celestial Odyssey eye palette.

Sparkle 2.0

This hard-to-miss look by Katie Jane Hughes screams glamour. Pull out your best sparkly metallic eyeshadow shades and go to town!

Holiday nail ideas


Pearls are timeless and beautiful. Why not place a few or plenty on your nails? Add a metallic base for extra wow.

Textured reds

Classic red nails never go out of style, and this carousel of textured rouge-toned looks from Gracie J is everything.

Mistletoe mani

Screenshot and bring this photo along for your next merry mani nail art appointment.

Sparkle dots

Digital creator Julia Tailsman used a mix of fun CND nail colors to achieve this sparkle dots-like look.

Nailed it

Can't think of one holiday design? Why not choose several, like this exciting look by Rice Kitty Nails?