December 12, 2011 08:00 ET

Holiday Beauty and Hair: Easy and Budget-Friendly Tips for Colors and Style From

SACRAMENTO, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 12, 2011) - The holidays are right around the corner, and life can get hectic pretty quickly. But women shouldn't forget that this time of the year is a great time to celebrate their own beauty.'s latest article, "'Tis the Season For Style: Tips For Enhancing Your Holiday Look (November)," offers tips and tricks that are sure to turn heads at every holiday event this season, without taking much time or money.

Sometimes it's hard to navigate the beauty world alone -- which is why it's smart to have a guide. Thankfully, there's always a makeup professional ready to help. The makeup counters at department stores are a great way to help any woman step up her style and embrace the season's latest cosmetic trends, but how easy is it to set up a consultation, and what should be expected?

The holidays call for fun, festive looks, so it's a great time to try new shades and looks. This season, some of the hottest trends for the lips are shades of red: burnt red, neon, ruby, cherry, velvet and scarlet. For women who aren't fans of classic reds, shades like peach and apricots are some favorites this season. How easy is it to pull off a new shade like this?

For the eyelids, think smoky, shimmery and full of sparkle. A smoky eye adds a hint of mystery and sophistication to just about any outfit. Shades of blue, sea green and grey are ideal, or try glossy whites, lavenders or shimmery golds, which go well with this look. For women who have never tried the smoky eye look, how easy is it to learn the steps?

Find answers to all these questions and much more on hot tips and trends this holiday season, including how to select holiday shades for the cheeks and nails and some simple, fun hairstyles to try, at consistently covers all skincare and beauty topics from head to toe. Check out these latest articles:

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