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Raise your hand if Demi Lovato's vamped-up, vintage glamour is giving you serious makeup inspiration just in time for you next holiday party.
As the singer reminds us, that siren-like dark-lip, smoky-eye combo never really goes out of style. While you've probably got a version of the pairing down pat, this film noir-inspired iteration is a bit more complete with matte skin and scarlet cheeks. True, this look only has a few key elements, but to make pale, winter skin pop against a crimson pout and flirty eyes, celeb makeup artist Suzie Kim breaks down each element.
Perfect Your Smoky Eyes: "When doing a heavy, dark eye color I always recommend starting with that step first," said the pro. That way you can clean up shadow fallout before you apply foundation and other makeup. For this look, "you don't want two contrasting shadow colors next to each other (like the nude on the brow and the black on the lid), so it's important to break it up with a color in the middle (like the taupe shade)," continued the pro.