These grown-up glam additions to your make-up kit will add shine and sparkle to your look this party season. Compiled by Carly Hobbs.
If glitter feels a glam step too far, then simply top up your talons with the sheeny stuff. Orly Nail Lacquer in Halo (£11.75) goes with every outfit you’ll wear this season from your gym kit to your party dress. Apply three layers to give it all the impact it deserves.
Blending tiny glitter particles with a nude gloss base is an amazing way to upgrade your look to festive without going OTT. The best in show for this is Tropic Skincare Lip Glaze in Pink Champagne (£14). Not only is it the perfect shimmering shade it’s packed with Vitamin E plus meadowfoam seed oil to treat lips as you wear it in the icy weather.
The best way to wear glittery eyeshadow is to blend together a few shades. Why? This gives a 3D effect that looks flattering rather thant falling into the school disco throwback trap. You can’t go wrong with 3ina Cream Eyeshdaow in 313 and 310 (£12.95 each), simply play around with these silver and bronze hues until you get the look you love.
These liners (£13.95 each) are so easy to work into the lash line or water line or both! Simply adding this slick of glitter will take two ticks but make a real statement, blur slightly after applying with a fluffy eyeshadow brush to ensure the shades don’t slip.
These drops (£13.50) are packed with light-reflecting pearls meaning it is your new make-up multi-tasker. Whether you use it under your base to give your look a lift, mix it in with your foundation to make your finish more glowy or use it alone after moisturising you will enjoy a newfound radiance.
Forget everything you know about highlighter; that Instagram look need not apply. Instead celebrate a fresh, dewy look all party season long by working It Cosmetics Hello Light Crème in Radiance (£21) over the tops of your cheekbones, This beaut will enhance your features ensuring you look your glowy best, even if you treat yourself to a few extra mulled wines.
This mist (£14.99) is here to tick all of your glitter boxes as Christmas approaches. Work it across your finished make-up to give it added sheen and staying power, you get a green tea hit for your skin too. This magic mist also looks elegant spritzed across the shoulders and collar bone FYI.