5 Easy Ways To Look Great For The Holidays (Glam Slam)

Heidi Klum and Glam Slam's Ryan Patterson (Inset: People StyleWatch) Heidi Klum and Glam Slam's Ryan Patterson (Inset: People StyleWatch)

Heidi Klum and I look festive in our holiday red, don’t we? (Yeah, I know I’m crazy to be in a photo with her, what was I thinking?)

Despite a busy schedule, looking fashionable during the holiday season can be achieved, thanks to these easy and stylish ideas from People StyleWatch.

Little Black Dress:
No matter where you’re going, a little black dress can pull together your entire look. “Go for simplicity with a little black dress,” says Kate Dimmock, Fashion Director, People StyleWatch. “A simple shape like an A-line works well for many body types, and you can dress it up with a sparkly necklace and heels, or dress it down with a leather jacket.” Invest in a tailor too, and your LBD will last you for many seasons!

Party Heels!
Find the right party heels that will not ruin your feet this season. “Look for shoes with supportive ankle straps or go for a slightly wider heel to provide more support,” says Dimmock. Add some sparkle too.

Accessorize!
“Take a standout piece like a jeweled necklace or colorful heels to really make your holiday look pop,” says Dimmock. “A bit of color or texture can really make the difference.”

Lasting Makeup:
These tricks can help you look flawless for long days that turn into holiday party nights. “Try an oil-free primer,” says Dimmock, to keep your skin looking fresh all day. For lips, try a hydrating base under your lipstick for longer-wear color. Finish off with a light dusting of translucent powder over eyes and face to avoid oily days.

Look & Feel Good After A Late Night :
If you’ve overdone it the night before, try items like cooling foot gel to soothe achy feet, or relaxing bath salts for a soak in the tub. Essential oils are a great, natural way to reduce stress and even help ease the pain of headaches. “Dab an essential oil on your wrists and take in the scent of peppermint and other relaxing oils for a calming effect,” says Dimmock.

-- Ryan Patterson

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