Gold leaf may look gorgeous on the runway, but there's more than one way to make your look shine. Whether you prefer full-on bling, just a touch of shimmer, or to keep your love for a little flash under wraps, here are my top picks to add a little sparkle to your holiday beauty routine.
Eyes are always an alluring option for adding a little something extra to your look. For just a glint of shimmer, liner is always a safe bet and Stila's Seeing Stars Set will give you plenty of options to play. One sweep of color from Bobbi Brown's metallic trio delivers a sultry stare in a flash! And I'm obsessed, obsessed with Lancome Infinite 24H Shadows. The formula looks almost airy, feels like velvet, and the color payoff is amazing. Not to mention if you're a "sparkle 'round the clock type," you could shine for 24 hours straight!
On lips, I personally prefer shine versus sparkle, but there's certainly something for everyone! This set of Benefit High Flyin' Glosses offers a gorge option for nearly every day of the week, and Bobbi Brown's Tube Tint Trio lets you try her glitter, shimmer, and gloss formulas in one set. For the true bling, bling babe, grab butter LONDON's Glitter Lippy Set and flaunt your dazzling pout!
When adding any type of shimmer on your face, I'd recommend starting with a light application. The goal is to create a subtle glow, not a disco ball effect! Shiseido's Camellia Compact is a great option, with three shades to enhance your blush and add sparkling highlights.
Tricked out nails are everywhere! Whether you're going with one color or creating an artsy design, the butter LONDON Sparkle, Sparkle Set will satisfy your need for glittering digits. And for a gilded finish that's equal parts gorgeous and eye-catching, take your pick of polish from the essie Mirror Metallics Collection.
Prefer your sparkle in an all-in-one option? No worries, bareMinerals Main Attraction Set packs everything from glazed golden eye color to Sprinkles, a diamond shimmer gloss.
And for those who swear over and over again, "Bling's not my thing." I say, every girl needs a little glam in her life! Snag the Tweezerman Luxe Edition Mini Brow Kit and keep your sparkle under wraps. No one else needs know that crystal-encrusted tweezers are your secret to shaping the perfect arch. Ding!