How to Get Your Holiday Makeup to Stay Put

Smoky or sparkly eyeshadow requires a little extra prep. Prime your eyelids with one of these primers for a finish that will last as long as you do

1 / 3

For the holiday party of the year

Lightly tinted and waterproof, this anti-redness formula will smooth lids and make any shadow last for more than 16 hours.

Lise Watier Extreme Hold CC Eye Primer, $27

2 / 3

For shopping marathons

Conceal dark circles and puffiness daily with this tinted potion that protects against future fine lines with SPF 25.

Aveeno Positively Radiant CC Eye Cream in Fair to Light, $22

3 / 3

For early-morning brunches

The spongy, gel-like applicator hydrates and soothes irritated eyes with shea extract while protecting with SPF 20 and creating a smooth, neutral base for makeup.

Benefit Air Patrol BB Cream Eyelid Primer, $38