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)
Donna Reed as Mary Bailey
Miracle on 34th Street – Doris Walker (1947)
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)
Lucille Ball as Lucy Ricardo
Nothing funny about Lucy’s gorgeous red locks.
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer Christmas Special – Clarice (1967)
Clarice’s eyelashes are goals
Eyelashes for days.
Year Without a Santa Claus – Mrs. Claus (1974)
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)
Whitney Houston as Julia Biggs
Whitney Houston radiates as Julia Biggs in The Preacher’s Wife.
National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation – Margo Chester (1989)
Julia Louis Dreyfus as Margo Chester
The late 80s at its fashion and glamour at its peak.
Home Alone – Kate McCallister (1990)
Catherine O’Hara as Kate McCallister
Kate McCallister is the quintessential 90s mom in Home Alone.
Love Actually – Juliet (2003)
Keira Knightly as Juliet
Were you a true 2000s style icon if you didn’t sport an updo with wispy tendrils?
Elf – Jovie (2005)
Zooey Deschanel as Jovie
Hard to imagine there was once a time when Zooey Deschanel was a blonde.
The Holiday – Amanda Woods (2006)
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)
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)
Jim Carey as the Grinch
I mean, who doesn’t love monochromatic makeup? Name a more iconic look. 😉