Glitter And Gold: 12 New Years Makeup Must-Haves

December 21, 2016  |  
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The sparkle and shine of the New Year doesn’t start with your feet and stop at the neckline. Sure a little glitter can go a long way on a pair of heels and sequins will set off any New Years dress but trust us when we tell you you want to give your face a glow too. And we’ve got the perfect products to do so.

Whether you want a metallic lip, just a little shine on the lid or an overall dewy finish, here are 12 new years makeup essentials to bring in 2017 beat. Give these products a try and you’ll be shining long after the ball drops.


Urban Decay Naked3 – ($54)

Urban Decay has become the go-to eyeshadow pallet brand and these rose gold shades have just the right amount of shimmer for ringing in the new year.


Nutcracker Sweet Bronze Pigments and Glitter Kit ($35)

Break out your true skills and mix and mingle these pigments and glitters any way you want for a bright eye, shiny lip, or just a little glow on the cheeks.


Bombshell Shineshadow by Lashblast— Color Me Money ($7.99)

How gorgeous will this silver-green shade look against your brown skin! Plus the name might bring you good luck in the new year.

Touch In Sol Metallist Liquid Foil & Glitter Eye Shadow Duo – Lottie ($25)

Go as hard or as soft as you want with this duo. The foil side gives a soft metallic glow, while the glitter adds flecks of purple for additional reflective shine.

Bobbi Brown Bobbi Brown Bobbi To Glow Shimmer Brick Palette – ($69)

If you want to shine as much as possible, this glow palette is for you. Layer these shades over your blushes and highlights for even more shimmer.


Tarte Tarteist™ PRO Eye Jewels Glitter Liner – White Gold ($24)

If a lit lid is too much for you just add a little glitter to the lash line with this liner.


Make Up For Ever Diamond Powder – True Copper ($25)

It’s a bit messy to handle but the end result of this diamond powder on your lid will be worth the trouble. You can also use it on cheeks, lips, or your whole body!


Maybelline Color Sensational® Color Elixir® Lip Lacquer – Caviar Couture

If it’s the lips that you want to steal the show before that midnight kiss this is the color for you.


Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Powder – Radiant Finish ($46)

Still searching for the right highlight powder before you kiss 2016 goodbye? This bestseller should do the trick.

Lime Crime Diamond Crushers ($18 each; $80 for bundle)

If your motto is the more shine the better than these Lime Crime diamond crushers are for you. You can use them absolutely anywhere on your face that you want an iridescent glow.


Nyx Jumbo Eye Pencil – Gold ($8)

Maybe glitter isn’t your thing, but we know you love gold. Use this eye pencil to line your lash line or fill in your whole lid for an extra boost of shine.

Barry M Liquid Eyeliner -Aqua ($7)

This metallic aqua shade will make any brown girl’s eyes the center of attention.

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