Yes, we love the poppers, the champagne, and the glittery decorations. But the best part about party season? Going all out with makeup we normally wouldn’t wear on the regular. Whether you’re feeling smoky glitter lids or gilded lips, we scoured the runways, red carpet, and social media for the coolest party makeup ideas out there. And even if it takes a little extra time to paint it on, isn’t getting ready half the fun? Scroll on for the best party makeup ideas for New Year’s Eve, birthdays, or—really—any other time you feel like celebrating. Do you need an excuse?