New Year's Eve Beauty With Tracy Melton ArtistryNew Year’s Eve is right around the corner and Tracy Melton Artistry is back to give us a beautiful NYE hair+makeup combo for a fun night out! Here’s Tracy with a not-too-difficult look you can replicate yourself. Gorgeous photos by Danielle M. Sabol and cocktail dress from BHLDN

New Year's Eve Beauty With Tracy Melton ArtistryHey ladies – Tracy here! For the makeup, focus on your eyes.  Since the new Pantone color of the year is Marsala, why not put a little cranberry/marsala shade on the lids?  We say yes!  Add some false lashes for a flirty look and a mauve-y pink pout and you’re set!

New Year's Eve Beauty With Tracy Melton ArtistryFor this hair, start off using a texturizing spray or sea salt spray for grit+texture.  Give the top a little tease and pull it up into a high-pony.  Fishtail braid the pony tail, leaving out about a ½ inch strand to wrap around the elastic holder at the crown.  Once fully braided, take another single strand and wrap it around the elastic at the end of the braid.  To finish the look, pull the braid loose by tugging on each strand and run your palms against your temples to loosen up face framing hair.  You’ll have that effortless, lived-in, perfectly pretty ‘do.New Year's Eve Beauty With Tracy Melton Artistry