With just two days to go before the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, we are all getting excited to prepare for the arrival of 2019. Along with this comes a lot of pampering and beautifying. But before you get all caught up in that, we’re bringing you some of the best New Year’s Eve party makeup products that will not only make you the belle of the ball, but will also make for amazing Instagram photos.
1. Urban Decay Moondust Eyeshadow Palette
Nothing quite spells glitter like Urban Decay does and it’s all because of this galactic Moondust eyeshadow palette. It features eight sparkly shades that provides intense shimmer without the chunky glitter that gets in the way of having fun. It features super-refined feeland laced with micro-fine bits of iridescent sparkle, combined with lush 3D metallics to create shine like true diamonds. Shine bright this New Year’s Eve with head-turning shades Specter, Element, Magnetic, Lightyear, Granite, Lithium, Vega, and Galaxy, and mix and match them to your little heart’s desire. Shop at Sephora.
2. Hourglass Cosmetics Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow
Let your eyes do the talking this New Year’s Eve party with this gorgeous eyeshadow that’s easily blendable with the brand’s other shades. It is infused with micro-glitter that provides sparkling finish in light-catching shades that range from a sheer crystal-like shimmer to an opaque prismatic glitter. It’s perfect for those nights out in town and stays put now matter how hard you party well into 2019. It comes in a weightless formula that is easy to apply and comfortable on the skin. Shop at Neiman Marcus.
3. Path McGrath Labs Lust 004 Lipstick Kit in Vermillion Venom
If you want to channel your inner Taylor Swift as she was in the music video for the hit “I Don’t Wanna Live Forever,” you’re going to want to get your hands on this kit from Pat McGrath Labs. While we’re not 100% sure this is what she was sporting in that sexy music video, it’s our best bet. This five-piece kit features two pigmented matte lipsticks, a clear vinyl gloss, a metallic gold pigment that’s great for New Year’s Eve parties, and a mesmerizing microfine glitter. It’s a ritual that will definitely turn any ensemble into a runway-ready look. Shop at Amazon.
4. Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette
If you haven’t bought yourself a present for Christmas yet, then this should be the top of mind choice. This limited-edition palette from the much loved brand Fenty Beauty is a collection of seven hyper-metallic Killawatt Foil Highlighters that come in frost-inspired shades. Such shades include cool lavenders, icy blues, as well as fiery coppers and spicy tangerines. Give your New Year’s Eve ensemble a pop of color with this fire and ice-inspired collection of shimmery colors. Shop at Sephora.
5. Charlotte Tilbury Bar Of Gold Highlighting Palette
If you want your highlighters to be on the gold side, then this collection is for you. Bar of Gold from Charlotte Tilbury features not one but three pressed powder highlighter shades. The first is a soft pink-tinted rose gold, a shade that is not going out of style anytime soon, a deep shimmer bronze-gold, and the original Bar of Gold shade. The best part of this collection is that it’s portable and versatile, you can use it on your cheeks, eyes, lips, and décolletage, so you truly get value for your money. Shop at Sephora.
6. Kat Von D Current Crush Glitter Gel
Meet your new glitter favorite: the Kat Von D Current Crush Glitter Gel is a versatile, wear anywhere super-concentrated, gold glitter gel that you can blend into any makeup you desire. Be as creative as you want with this super-saturated formula that features glimmering flecks of gold glitter in a gel formula that’s cool and light. It’s paraben-free so you know it’s safe to use even on sensitive skin. Shop at Sephora.
7. ILIA Illuminator
If you’re going for a more modest glow this New Year’s Eve, check out this illuminator from Ilia, which gives skin the illusion of a dewy glow without the shocking sparkles of glitter. It’s formulated with soothing shea butter, moisture-locking orange peel wax and antioxidant-rich avocado oil to keep you hydrated throughout the New Year’s Eve bar hops and parties you’re going to attend. Stay radiant without the shimmer with this gentle, skin-safe illuminator. Shop at Nordstrom.
8. Huda Beauty Power Bullet Metallic Lipstick in NYE
This holiday-appropriate metallic lipstick from Huda Beauty is going to be a favorite among women this New Year’s Eve. The Power Bullet lipstick collection comes in three limited edition shades of NYE (a deep, gorgeous red), After Party (an eye-catching purple), and Cake Day (a pop star’s pink). Pictured here is NYE, which is powered by multi-reflective glitter, kaleidoscopic pearl pigments and iridescent shimmer for a red carpet ready NYE look that’s Instagrammable and unforgettable. Shop at Harrods.
9. Bobbi Brown Shimmer Blush
Finish off your makeup with this shimmering powder blush from Bobbi Brown that you can use this New Year’s Eve and beyond. It provides a natural-looking flush of color with just the right amount of shimmer. Shop at Nordstrom.
10. Smith & Cult Nail Lacquer in Glass Souls
Dress up your nails for a party to remember with Smith & Cult’s Nail Lacquer in Glass Souls. This nail lacquer features large and small silver glitter flecks in a clear base that is great on its own or over your favorite shade to give it an extra eye-catching boost. Shop at Nordstrom.
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