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Cosmetic Corner: All That Glitters

The holidays are here, and in the world of beauty, that can only mean one thing: glitter! With holiday parties and New Year’s Eve bashes still on all our calendars, it gives us all the perfect excuse to bust out our most glam and glittery makeup looks that we’ve been dreaming of all year long. Here are some of our favorite shimmery and sparkly products to inspire festive looks to take you right into 2019.

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner

Headed straight from the office to a fabulous soiree? Your secret to holiday ready makeup in a pinch is this glitter liquid eyeliner from Urban Decay. Their buildable formula allows you to control just how glam you want to go, while not irritating your skin or being impossible to take off at the end of the night.

Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eye Shadow

If this cult-favorite liquid eye shadow isn’t already in your beauty arsenal, you need to add it to your shopping list ASAP! It stays put, and allows you to control exactly where you put the glitter. Whether you want to swipe it all over your lid, or concentrate it in the center or your inner corner, you can achieve whatever look your heart desires with ease. We chose this gold color for it’s NYE appeal, but the line contains so many fun colors, we dare you to not pick up two or three.

Too Faced Shadow Insurance Glitter Glue Primer

The only downside to glitter is how easily it can end up all over your face, especially in places where you didn’t intend it! Enter Too Faced’s Glitter Glue eyeshadow primer. This stuff means business. Use this product as the base for your entire eye look, or put it on top to seal your shimmer. Either way, you can enjoy your evening out, knowing that your makeup is locked in place until long after the ball drops at midnight.

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Liquid Lipstick


There’s nothing more glam than a bold, red lip. Up the ante on your holiday looks with this shade from Jeffree Star’s latest collection. While it dries down completely matte, the red flecks of glitter in this lippie still shine through.

Velour Lashes Luminous Lash Collection


Get ready to bring the drama with these false lashes. The criss-crossed pattern adds volume, and the glitter on the band makes your eyes really pop. These are a mess-free, fun way to add glitter to your look without the loose particles floating all over your face – or your bathroom counter.

Deborah Lippmann Glitter Nail Color

‘Tis the season to glitter from head to toe. Give yourself a glitzy mani-pedi with this Deborah Lippmann glitter polish. The base of this polish is clear, so you can go full on glitter, or layer it over the perfect shade to complement your outfit to create the ultimate coordinated ensemble.


Morphe Bling Boss Eyeshadow Palette

Get ready to be the boss of bling with these stellar shadows from Morphe. This palette from Jaclyn Hill is a new twist on holiday sparkle, with warm, berry tones. It’ll be the perfect pop for your eyes to complement your gold or silver dress and heels.

Kat Von D 10th Anniversary Metal Crush Highlighter

End 2018 with a glow! A limited-edition Kat Von D anniversary highlighter is not one to be missed. It applies smooth and creamy and is a gorgeous gold glitter. It’s not for the faint of heart, but for those wanting to make a lasting impression on NYE, you won’t want to use anything else.


Bombshell Glitter Lush Shimmer Spray

This holiday season, even your fragrance should have glitter. Victoria’s Secret beauty has created shimmer mists in some of their cult favorite scents. They kept the scent light so you can apply until you get just the right amount of glitter – you can even blend fragrances to create your ultimate scent.

We hope you all have a merry and bright holiday season!

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