The Best Glitter Makeup To Ace Shimmery Festive Looks
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Vintage Vamp, $90, Sephora
With a combination of four purple-red toned shades that comprises of a pale shimmer, ruddy plum, deep burgundy and peach-toned gold glitter – this one’s a versatile eyeshadow wardrobe for everyday eye looks.
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Beauty Light Wand Highlighter Spotlight, $62, Sephora
A rose gold highlighter with treated pearls that boost brightness for a natural glow. Rose gold pigments mimic the soft, natural hue of the beauty light whilst the silver light reflectors intensify the result for a flawless finish. We love the soft cushion pad that dispenses product evenly while also doubling up as a nifty blender.
Tarte Winter Wonderglam Luxe Eye Palette, $88, Sephora
Expect 24 multi-finish shadow formulas, a mascara, an eyeliner and a makeup brush in this set. Basically the eyeshadow palette that will get you through the festive season while avoiding snooze-worthy makeup looks.
Urban Decay Lip Plumper in Honey, $32
This will look and smell like you’ve just applied honey onto the lips but with an added plumping effect. A golden high-shine lip gloss enriched with micro-fine multi-dimensional glitter, caffeine, jojoba and sunflower oils in it combine to give kissable, pouty lips.
Tarte Foil Finger Multi-Tasking Palette, $50, Sephora
A quad of shadows featuring two foiled eyeshadows, one shimmery blush and one glitter gel topper that can all be applied with your fingers. What’s good about these formulas? They’re said to be finger-friendly and blendable without streaks.
Marc Jacobs Beauty Enamored Dazzling Gloss Lip Lacquer In Glitter Cover in To The Moon, $42, Sephora
This limited-edition lip gloss is glittery on the inside and out – from its dazzling packaging to its cushiony, shimmery formula on the inside. This gloss creates an optical plumping look, with a multi-chromatic shine.
While Ri Ri’s beauty brand is famed for its powdered highlights, here’s a portable, no-mess version for the holidays housed in what looks like a teeny tiny snowglobe. Loaded with superfine three-dimensional glitter, this roll-on highlighter is the liquid version of the icy, iridescent Diamond Bomb.
Tom Ford Beauty Lip Spark in #11 Trance, $76
In a striking, vibrant purple, this ultra-gliding, metallic and sequined lipstick from Tom Ford is said to impart colour on the pouters that is as loud as loose glitter on it.
Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Gel for Eye, Face and Body in Saturdat Stardust, $30
A multi-tasking glitter gel that can be used on the eyes, face and body, this glitter gel holds hyper-reflective glitter in a water-based gel that’s best applied with a brush or a finger.
Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Seaglass Shimmer Body Gel, $45, Sephora
Achieve Beyonce-like glow with this shimmering, gold body gel that lends a healthy gleam to the legs, shoulders, collarbones or the arms.
Christian Louboutin Beauty Tape à l’oeil Metallic Eye Colour in Lionissima, $80
A metallic gold liner, this one draws attention to the eyes and helps you pull off a graphic gold look that Cleopatra would endorse.
To jooj up any eye look, turn to one of these eyeshadows that are packed with light-reflecting pearls as an eyeshadow topper. Alternatively, wear it in your inner corners to make it pop even more. With light-reflecting pearls, this cream-to-glitter formula is buildable for prismatic glimmer.
Pat McGrath BlitzTrance Lipstick in Fuchsia Perfect, $59, Sephora
Said to be a single swipe of pigmentation that’ll clothe the lips with high-impact glitter and colour, this lippie is infused with ultra-reflective pearl pigments that illuminate and hydrate the lips at once.
Stila The Highest Realm Glitter And Glow Liquid Eyeshadow Set, $39, Sephora
A travel-sized trio of long-wearing liquid eyeshadows, the formula taps in on a blend of pearl and glitter to deliver an out-of-this-world sparkle on the lids.