All The Beauty Looks We’re Pinning From J.Lo’s Second Act Press Tour

Sure, your have a to-do list a mile long this holiday season — flying back home, buying presents, wrapping them, driving to grandma’s house, making party plans for New Year’s Eve – but Jennifer Lopez has an outrageous schedule. The multi-hyphenate star is promoting her latest film Second Act, releasing new music, building her makeup line with Inglot, making time for family, and possibly working on an upcoming skin-care line (?). And as crazed as her calendar might be, she somehow still has room to add one more thing to her list: serving up daily makeup and hair inspiration.

During the press tour Second Act, which is out in theaters now, Lopez showed off several looks we want to copy for our holiday festivities, courtesy of hairstylist Chris Appleton and makeup artist Scott Barnes. And to be honest, we’re pinning these red-carpet moments to recreate well into the new year. From slicked-back strands to super smoky eyes, there’s a look for whatever mood you’re in or whatever way you’re celebrating.

Ahead, the gorgeous holiday beauty inspiration we’re taking from J.Lo’s Second Act press tour. Ready, set, screenshot.


At the photo call for Second Act, Lopez showed up with a low-key, natural look of nude lips, bronzed makeup, and straight hair. But in true J.Lo fashion, her lashes were glam as ever.

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Serving as perfect inspiration for New Year’s Eve, this sleek hairstyle will add an edgy element to your entire look, like it did for Lopez during a stop at SiriusXM Studios. We’re also planning to steal her brown liner and clear gloss lip combo for the big holiday dinner with family — it won’t get any smudges as we dive into sweet potato pie.

Photo: Cindy Ord/Getty Images.


For an appearance on Good Morning America, J.Lo kept to lighter makeup that featured draping, a.k.a. contouring with blush. She allowed her sparkly dress to shine by keeping her hair off her shoulders in a ponytail that was curled into loose waves.

Photo: Lou Rocco/ABC/Getty Images.


Appleton revealed on his Instagram how to re-create this retro look. After curling your blown-out hair with a large barrel iron, the hairstylist suggests applying hairspray onto your brush to “evenly distribute the spray throughout the hair so it doesn’t freeze in place.”

Photo: James Devaney/GC Images.


Looking like a true princess, Lopez appeared on The Tonight Show With Jimmy Fallon rocking a dramatic, brown smoky eye, mega lashes, and her signature nude lip. As for her hair, she slicked it back into a half-up ‘do. Excuse us, while we screenshot this look for office party inspo.

Photo: Theo Wargo/Getty Images.


If you have a statement dress to wear this holiday season, let your dress do the talking, like Appleton did for J.Lo’s pink standout dress at the world premiere. “Sometimes less is more, and because the dress was doing more, we decided to go for a clean, snatched topknot,” he said on Instagram. “[We] added softness around the face with wispy pieces.” The makeup was also kept on the lighter side with smaller than usual eyelashes, a soft pink shadow, and a pink-nude lipstick.

Photo: Erik Pendzich/REX/Shutterstock.


When appearing on The Daily Show with Trevor Noah, Lopez gave us a sultry holiday look that featured a red smoky eye and bouncy curls under a leather beret. Nothing says “I’m home for the holidays” like a done-up outfit and makeup look like this one.

Photo: Mike Reed/ACE Pictures/REX/Shutterstock.

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