13 Iconic Christmas Looks Inspire You This Holiday Season | Effortless Glamour

Iconic Christmas Beauty Looks to Inspire You This Season

One of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the glitz and glamour that comes with Christmas festivities. Let’s celebrate iconic beauty looks from some of the best classic Christmas films & televised Christmas celebrations.

Iconic Christmas Looks

It’s A Wonderful Life – Mary Bailey (1946)

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Donna Reed as Mary Bailey

Miracle on 34th Street – Doris Walker (1947)

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Maureen O’Hara as Doris Walker

Donna Reed and Maureen O’Hara are the epitomai of old-school glamour in these classic films.

I Love Lucy Christmas Special – Lucy Ricardo (1957)

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Lucille Ball as Lucy Ricardo

Nothing funny about Lucy’s gorgeous red locks.

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas Special – Clarice (1967)

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Clarice’s eyelashes are goals

Eyelashes for days.

Year Without a Santa Claus – Mrs. Claus (1974)

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Mrs. Claus

All I want for Christmas is to know how to get that perfect up-do with no fly-aways.

The Preacher’s Wife – Julia Biggs (1986)

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Whitney Houston as Julia Biggs

Whitney Houston radiates as Julia Biggs in The Preacher’s Wife.

National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Margo Chester (1989)

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Julia Louis Dreyfus as Margo Chester

The late 80s at its fashion and glamour at its peak.

Home Alone – Kate McCallister (1990)

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Catherine O’Hara as Kate McCallister

Kate McCallister is the quintessential 90s mom in Home Alone.

Love Actually – Juliet (2003)

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Keira Knightly as Juliet

Were you a true 2000s style icon if you didn’t sport an updo with wispy tendrils?

Elf – Jovie (2005)

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Zooey Deschanel as Jovie

Hard to imagine there was once a time when Zooey Deschanel was a blonde.

The Holiday – Amanda Woods (2006)

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Cameron Diaz as Amanda Woods

This fresh-faced look from The Holiday is a makeup minimalist’s dream for the holiday season.

The Best Man Holiday – Mia Sullivan (2013)

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Monica Calhoun as Mia Sullivan

Mia Sullivan looks picture perfect with an updated take on a classic red lip.

And Last but Not Least…

How the Grinch Stole Christmas – The Grinch (2000)

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Jim Carey as the Grinch

I mean, who doesn’t love monochromatic makeup? Name a more iconic look. πŸ˜‰

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What was your favorite amongst these iconic Christmas looks? Any characters missing from this list? Let me know in the comments below.

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