When it comes to getting ready for New Year's Eve, finding the perfect dress is usually at the top of every woman's to-do list. We certainly have put much thought into the frock we'll be wearing as we countdown the final hours of 2012. However, waiting until the last minute to decide on New Year's Eve makeup may force you to overload on glitter.
To avoid showering the guy or gal you're close to at midnight with more than kisses, we've compiled a celebrity-inspired beauty guide on how to sparkle. Whether you're a classic beauty like Keira Knightley, who keeps it simple with groomed brows and lush lashes, or a pretty party girl like Jessica Alba, who isn't afraid of a pop of color, you'll standout underneath the big ball.
Click through the slideshow below for five New Year's Eve makeup ideas.
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