Angela Melero Nov 21, 2015

Despite the fact that it feels like we were JUST celebrating the 4th of July, it seems Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching … in like, less than a week. Where did the year go?! Anywho, we love all holidays as they always serve as the perfect excuse to try a new or uncharted makeup look. And Thanksgiving is no different. Now, we understand that lots of people celebrate Turkey Day differently, so we want to make sure your face is prepared for any and all festivities. Check out the looks you can rock for whatever soirée you may attend this year!

When You’re Giving Thanks for Netflix & Take-Out

Maybe you couldn’t make it home this year or maybe you just felt like laying low with some friends and Chinese take-out. Whatever the reason for staying in on Turkey Day may be, makeup can still be a part of your plans! Now a casual night at home doesn’t call for all-out glam, but some subtle highlighting and a swipe or two of mascara never hurt anybody, right? If anything, a little laid-back makeup ensures you look good for those selfies you’ll be taking on the couch!

When Your Thanksgiving is All Fancy Schmancy

Doing a formal dinner with the in-laws? Or, perhaps your family is throwing a big, fancy bash that calls for cocktail attire. We’ve got you covered. Show some sass by throwing together a fall-friendly moody makeup look that includes shimmery, slightly smoked-out lids and deep, oxblood lips. Whatever the crowd, it’s safe to say you’ll be the belle of this Thanksgiving ball. 

When You’re Doing Thanksgiving at Grandma’s

Many of us will be making the trek to Granny’s (or Mommy’s) for some turkey, homemade pumpkin pie and football. And, while this type of family-oriented shindig doesn’t typically require a dolled-up look (since Grandma loves you just as you are), you want to look somewhat put-together, right? Go for a subtle-yet-stellar all-matte look that adds a little color and oomph to your mug. Granny will be so proud.

When You’re Attending a Friendsgiving

If you’re planning on spending Thanksgiving with your closest pals, take this opportunity to try a fun, jazzed-up makeup look. Who better to rock purple lipstick with than your besties? And, as you know, ‘tis the season to give thanks, and we’re always thankful for bright and beautiful makeup!

Product Recommendations: Maybelline Color Sensational Rebel Bloom in Orchid Fantasy, NYX High Voltage Lipstick in Twisted, L’Oréal Paris Colour Caresse Wet Shine Stain in Stubborn Plum



About the Author:Angela helps inspire and inform the audience by delivering the latest beauty tips, tricks and trends.

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