Get Glitterfied this Holiday Season!
BY: TAHIRY SANCHEZ
The holiday season has arrived, and you probably already have some fresh ideas on how to change up your look for Christmas. The concept is actually fairly straightforward. Everything, from clothing to decorations, will undoubtedly be glistening and shining because it is the Christmas season. Simply add the glitter component to your makeup to blend in with the environment and create the perfect holiday beauty look, and you’ll be ready to join in on the glitzy festivities. But, we can not create amazing glittered looks without some amazing holiday products.
Below are the top glitter products from amazing brands, that will give you that extra glam you need!:
- LEMONHEAD. LA
The world’s foremost expert in glitter! Megan Dugan, a licensed makeup artist, established LEMONHEAD in 2015. The desire for avant-garde, high-performance glitter that was soft, fuss-free, durable, and simple to apply led to the creation of LA. All items in the line are vegan and cruelty-free and are manufactured locally by Artists for Artists. Whether you’re a skilled makeup artist or a passionate beauty enthusiast, LEMONHEAD.LA is here to help you discover your boundless artistic potential.
THE CAVIAR OF GLITTER. SPACEPASTE® is their Cult-Favorite Glitter Concentrate. Available in 24 Iconic Shades.
Why You’ll Love It: Spacepaste’s game-changing formula is a must-have staple of celebrity makeup artists & beauty editors because of its easy, no-mess application (no glue required!), comfortable wear (you can’t even feel it!) and high-impact finish that lasts until you’re ready to take it off!
Ultra-Luxe Glitter Balm. Available in 12 designer blends.
Why You’ll Love It: Each Spacejam has its own unique Avant Garde design that is just as fun to apply as it is to wear. The 90’s nostalgia meets runway-ready finish make it the ultimate #GlitterForAdults.
ALTER-EGO GLITTER. GLOWJAM® Cosmic UV Glitter Balm is your alter-ego in a jar! They shine with a bold pop of neon by day and transform into an electric glow in the presence of UV light.
2. THRIVE CAUSEMETICS
Thrive Causemetic couldn’t hold back to be part of the shimmering party. Their multipurpose cream-to-powder highlighter stick brightens and wakes the eyes while giving them an immediate lift and a delicate wash of dazzling color. If you wanted something more pigmented in glitter the focus eyeshadow palette would be juts the perfect neutral shimmer touch for you.
Multipurpose cream-to-powder highlighter stick ($25)
Why You’ll Love It: Meet your ‘I got 9 hours of sleep last night’ secret! Ring Light Technology™’s light-reflecting smart pigments visibly diffuse imperfections with a flawless, luminous shimmer that wakes up dull, tired skin for an instant eye lift. Macadamia and meadow foam seed oil deliver skin-balancing hydration that help to smooth the look of texture and fine lines.
Focus eyeshadow palette ($36)
Why You’ll Love It: Four water-resistant, deeply pigmented shadows are included in each palette to take you from day to night. Hyaluronic Acid, Semi-Permanent Micro-pigment TechnologyTM, and Vitamin B5 are combined in the finely milled product to moisturize and smooth eyelids while delivering long-lasting color with depth and dimension.
3. NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP
Glitter Goals Cream Pro Palette ($25)
Why You’ll Love It:You can never have too much excellent bling when it comes to glitter, in our opinion;) The NYX Professional Makeup Glitter Goals Cream Pro Palette has ten shimmering colors of creamy color as a result. There are 10 spreadable, adhesive colours included in this glitter palette. No need for a glitter primer! Each smooth glitter cream applies easily and adheres to the skin so you can layer on the sparkle. With this glitter palette, dazzling your face and body is easy—especially if you have our Dual Silicone Applicator in your kit.
4. Huda Beauty
Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette ($27)
Why You’ll Love It: Each Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette is packed with a selection of nine highly pigmented mattes and striking shimmers, all with a smooth and blendable texture. Available in a range of color themes, the palettes are super compact and
5. Sephora Collection
Sephora Colorful® Eyeshadow ($9)
Why You’ll Love It: This assortment of eyeshadows is available in matte, shimmer, glitter, and metallic finishes in tones ranging from neutral to nude to colorful. These velvety eyeshadows have a dramatic color payoff and may last up to 10 hours. The metallic and sequin-glitter tones should be applied with your fingertips, while the matte, shimmer, and glitter hues should be applied using a brush.
WHERE TO PURCHASE: getlemonhead.com, revolve.com, urbanoutfitters.com