Star tips to help you shine

Las Vegas isn’t just Sin City, but sparkle city, especially around the holidays. For tips on how to up your glamour game, we sought expert advice from locals. — C.L. Gaber

THE DEVIL IS IN THE DETAILS: “This holiday season is all about the textures. It’s a beautiful satin skirt, either pleated or midi-length, paired with a cropped fur jacket in some funky color. Holiday dressing is in the details. There is a lot of leather, tweeds and satins. A cropped faux fur jacket is a must. You can even do it in a chevron design with different colors, like grays and pinks.”
— Christina Ivanov, owner of Joeleene fashion boutique, Downtown Summerlin

UP THE WOW FACTOR: “You can never go wrong with a sparkly, sequined, wrap dress. If that’s too much, then pair a sequined suit jacket with great jeans and boots. … Find a statement piece, like a great necklace or earrings. Use that statement piece with a black dress to make something simple pop.”
— Jenna Doughton, luxury fashion stylist, personal shopper

ADD AN ENDURING FAVORITE: “My go-to look is anything with bling. … I love my classic tuxedo dress with the slit up the left leg. I’ll add nice, chunky, silver accessories and evening heels. …
Just make sure to buy timeless pieces of jewelry,
and you’re always good to go.”
— Monica O Jackson, former Fox 5 anchor, host of “The Monica Jackson Show,” which premieres in December on KLAS-TV

SPLASH ON COLOR AND SPARKLES: “This season is all about Glam Cocktail. They’re dresses that are knee-length
or below the knee in shiny fabrics and (they) are also
beaded and/or feature a lot of sparkles. … A lot of these dresses are in beautiful colors proving you don’t have
to wear just black to holiday parties.”
— Debbi Miles, marketing director
at Saks Fifth Avenue, Fashion Show Mall

GO SKIN DEEP: “Skin is the most important part of a beautiful makeup look.” Emily Larsen’s go-to moisturizer to combat patchy dry-spots is Glycelene Beauty Ointment. “Airbrush makeup is always a good option for long-wearing foundation. There are different formulas depending on the client’s skin,
so we can achieve anything from a glowy, soft look to a
full-coverage, matte look.”
— Emily Larsen, lead makeup artist at Sahra Spa, Salon
& Hammam at The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

ACCENTUATE LIPS AND CHEEKS: “I’m all about the lip gloss and highlighters during the holidays. I love Mac Viva Lipglass Sunny Golden Pink in December with a smoky eye. I also use Romantica highlighters on my cheeks, so I have a sheen finish.”
— Trisha Kean, anchor at KTNV Channel 13 Action News

TEMPER THE RED: “Balance out the red lipstick with a red lip liner that is a little more brown to not only create depth of color, but also tone down the red at the edges, creating a
more lush tone of red, no matter what your skin color. I use a MAC lip liner in Brick to create the perfect red lip.
— Cheryl Daro, actress, producer, co-creator of Mondays Dark

THE EYES HAVE IT: “I like to use a bit of green eye shadow from Chanel this time of year because it’s festive, plus I have green eyes and it makes them pop. … I’ll do some very feminine individual false lashes to accent my own. One thing I do add during the holiday season is little rhinestones by the outside corner of my eyes or by my brows. You use the same glue to put them on that you use for the lashes. It’s a quick bit of glamour to feel festive.”­
— Silvia Silvia, star of “Wow – The Vegas Spectacular,” at the Rio

STAY UNDER “GLITTER LIMITS”: When it comes to eyeshadow. … I recommend that you use golden and silver tones to give it sexy lighting, and then apply shades such as violet, black and brown in the corner to give more intensity to the look. When the eyes are the center of attention, the lips should remain in neutral tones, such as nude or rose colors. If you choose to use glitter for the eyes, do not apply it on the lips and vice versa. Even though this season’s trend is a bit more daring, there are “glitter limits.”
— Katherine Graciano, Celebrity makeup artist