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See The Bold Makeup Trend Solange, Rihanna And Lupita Are All Endorsing

Celebrity MUA Janice Kinjo teaches us how to wear green eyeshadow IRL!

Published December 6th

With Christmas (and NYE) just weeks away, holiday party season is in full swing — and that means you need a fierce look to show off.

This year, retire predictable looks like smoky eyes and bright red lips and opt for something a bit more statement making. Plus, you can make everyone extra envious with bold green eyeshadow to truly pop out (and perhaps stunt on your ex!) 

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 03:  Honoree, actress Uzo Aduba attends the Point Honors Gala at The Plaza Hotel on April 3, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Point Foundation)
(Photo: Jason Kempin/Getty Images for Point Foundation)

“My favorite holiday look is to do an emerald green shimmer eye and a natural color lip," explains makeup artist Janice Kinjo, who works with Uzo AdubaMindy KalingMary J. BligeSonequa Martin GreenJessica WilliamsYara Shahidi and Skai Jackson, to name a few. "I love this look because it brings out your eyes in a festive way and doesn’t compete with your natural lip color," she adds.

Naturally, rocking green shadow can be completely intimidating, but Janice shares a few beauty hacks to help a sister out. 

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 21:  Rihanna attends the Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Paris launch party hosted by Sephora at Jardin des Tuileries on September 21, 2017 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty)
(Photo: Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty)

"My favorite eye shadow to use is Giorgio Armani Beauty’s Eye Tint ($39, Sephora.com) in #4 Emerald. It has great color and lasts all night long, even during your late night holiday parties," she explains.

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(Photo: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Her advice? Don’t be afraid to use your fingers. "[When it comes to make up] you totally can blend with your fingers."

"If you want to take your look to a new level, you can add glitter to your eyes and lips," she adds. "Mix the glitter with a pea-size amount of aloe vera and apply. The aloe will help hold the glitter."

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 26:  Jada Pinkett Smith attends the 2017 NBA Awards at Basketball City - Pier 36 - South Street on June 26, 2017 in New York City.  (Photo by Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)
(Photo: Paul Zimmerman/WireImage)

Instead of breaking the bank for rarely used glittery eyeshadow, go to your local craft store (like Michaels). "You can still look expensive and not break your wallet," explains Janice. 

And there you have it, evidence that anyone can go green and still look chic AF. Will you be trying the bold holiday look or passing? Let us know below!

Written by Janell M. Hickman

(Photos From Left: Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Miu Miu , Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images for Fenty Beauty, Fred Duval/FilmMagic)

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