The Standout Beauty Trends At The ABS-CBN Christmas Special
Ah, the ABS-CBN Christmas Special—that time of the year when our favorite Kapamilya stars gather in one auditorium to sing their hearts out, perform production numbers, and basically make viewers happy by promoting the season's good cheer! And just like the ABS-CBN Ball, stars come out for this special event dressed to the nines for their moment in the spotlight!
Kilig-worthy loveteam duets by #Kathniel, #Jadine, #Joshlia, and #Lizquen, as well as move-busting dance numbers, all while decked out in the prettiest ensembles and stunning makeup looks to match—it truly was a night of glamour for our Kapamilya stars! Whether you're here to just admire the looks or are looking for makeup inspiration for your next party, scroll further to see 11 of our favorite standout celebrity beauty looks from that night:
Anne Curtis in Barely There Beauty and Hair Barettes
Her go-to makeup artist Robbie Pinera created his signature barely there makeup look for Anne via browns and pinks, and accentuated eyes, while hairstylist Raymond Santiago added starburst hairclips to her soft waves.
Liza Soberano in Sunset Hues
Liza certainly doesn't need much to standout. Her perfect features were highlighted with a warm eyeshadow hue paired with a bronzed face and some highlighter—just the right complement for that citrusy dress.
Kathryn Bernardo in Red Lips
Kathryn donned an Old Hollywood look via subtle eyes and a powerful red lip, matched with messy bangs. Surely a red-hot statement to match that fiery ensemble!
Nadine Lustre in Shimmery Cat Eyes
Celebrity makeup artist Jelly Eugenio does it again with a powerful statement eye for Nadine, this time with shimmery eyeshadow in bronze-gold hues finished off with a power black cat eye. Glossy lips were the perfect way to end this holiday glamour trend.
Vice Ganda in Pink Power
Pink eyes and pink lips—why not? Vice Ganda sure knows that matching eyes, lips, and cheeks is a surefire hit in the beauty department these days, and her makeup artist Jelly Eugenio does a good job at that!
Leila Alcasid in Glitter Goddess Eyes
The young star shines even brighter under celebrity makeup artist Anthea Bueno's makeup skill. For the Christmas special, she dons sexy eyes via copper glitter eyeshadow outlined with black kohl liner, paired with bushy brows. A bronzed cheek and highlighter are used to punctuate the look.
Maris Racal is Bronzed and Beautiful
The Morena beauty looks glamorous in a smokey brown eye, defined lashes, and an over-all bronzed glow. The look is perfectly paired with a side part and bouncy, soft waves that makes her a style star to watch!
Janella Salvador in Silver Eyeshadow
Taking beauty risks does pay off—just take a look at Janella's transformation with statement silver eyes! The key to rocking this look is picking one particular part of your face to highlight so as not to overdo it. Play around with shimmer and shine this holiday season, it's the best way to get festive!
Kim Chiu in Timeless Glamour
Everyone's favorite Chinita Princess stepped out on the Christmas Special stage looking every bit the glamourous celebrity that she is. Celebrity makeup artist Jake Galvez gave this star subtly defined eyes via a neutral eyeshadow shade, some falsies, power brows, pink cheeks, and a pink pout—how can you go wrong with this look?
Elisse Joson in Warm Eyes + a Nude Pout
Combine two pretty makeup looks and what do you get? A beautiful face like Elisse's! Pro makeup artist Anton Patdu does holiday magic on Elisse via warm orange eyes, disheveled brows, highlighted cheeks, and a nude lip to let the eyes do the talking!
Maymay Entrata is a Glitter Goddess
The supermodel-esque Maymay wows yet again in a risky makeup look that did wonders for her morena face. Her go-to makeup artist these days is Owen Sarmiento, and he knows that Maymay's face can handle some of the riskiest makeup trends like glitter embellished eyes. For the Christmas special, he does a beautiful bronze smokey eyeshadow paired with a glitter embellished cat eye, brushed-up brows, and a nude lip. J'adore!
Lead photos from @justineclaudia, @makeupartbyowen, and @jakegalvez