Sparkle and Shine: Glitter Makeup Ideas for New Year's Celebrations

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Adding some sparkle and shine to your makeup is the ideal way to celebrate the New Year. It's the ideal occasion to relax and have fun with it. Whether you want a traditional glam appearance or something more distinctive and bold, glitter makeup is a terrific way to add a festive touch to your outfit.


Here are a few ideas for glitter makeup looks that are perfect for New Year's Eve:


Sparkly Eyes


All-over glitter eyeshadow: 

Use glitter makeup all over your lids for a striking and glitzy appearance. To help the glitter stick and keep it out of your eyes, make sure you use a primer beforehand. Although there are many colours to pick from, gold, silver, and bronze are usually well-liked options for New Year's Eve.


Glitter eyeliner: 

Try using glitter eyeliner if you want to add a little sparkle without going too dramatic. You can simply add a wing to your outside corner or line your upper and lower lash lines.


Glitter cut crease: 

One excellent approach to draw attention to your eyes is using a glitter cut crease. Applying a matte eyeshadow to your crease is the first step in creating a cut crease. Next, draw a straight line just above your crease using lighter eyeshadow or concealer. Lastly, coat the lid with your glitter eyeshadow.


Sparkly Cheeks


Glitter highlighter: 

Try applying a glitter highlighter to your cheeks to give them more shine. Apply it on your face's high points, which include your nasal bridge, eyebrows, and cheekbones.


Glitter blush: 

Consider adding a glitter blush to give your cheekbones a splash of colour. Blend it out towards your temples after applying it to the apples of your cheeks.


Sparkly Lips


Glitter lipstick: 

Applying glitter lipstick to your lips is a wonderful technique to make them seem festive. You can apply it directly to your lips or, for greater control, use a lip brush.


Glitter lip gloss: 

Try applying a glitter lip gloss over a matte lipstick or on its own for a more subdued shimmer.


Other Ideas


Glitter body makeup: 

Try using glitter body makeup if you really want to go all out. You can use it on your legs, décolletage, and shoulders.


Glitter nails: 

An enjoyable and festive approach to finish off your New Year's Eve appearance is with glitter nails. You can use glitter nail paint or a toothpick or tiny brush to add glitter to your nails.


Regardless of the glitter makeup style you decide on, use a setting spray to help it remain in place throughout the evening.


Here are a few additional tips for applying glitter makeup:


Start with a clean, dry face.

To help the glitter stick and keep it out of your eyes, apply a primer.

Use a light touch when applying glitter. A little goes a long way.

Make sure to thoroughly mix any glitter eyeshadow you use into the other colours on your lid.

Make sure to line your lash line as close to the root of your lashes as feasible if you're using glitter eyeliner.

Use a pointed concealer brush to draw a crisp line above your crease if you're going for a glitter cut crease.

To apply glitter to your cheeks, use a light dusting motion.

Use a lip brush or your fingers to apply glitter directly to your lips.

Use a setting spray to complete your look and ensure that it stays in place all night.


Here are a few specific glitter makeup ideas for New Year's Eve:


New Year's Eve Disco Queen: Apply silver glitter makeup all over your eyelids and blend it into your crease for a disco queen-inspired look. Next, use black eyeliner to outline your top lash line, then add a wing to the outer corner. Apply some heavy fake eyelashes as a last step.


New Year's Eve Golden Goddess: Apply gold glitter eyeshadow all over your eyelids and mix it into your crease for an appearance reminiscent of a golden goddess. Next, use brown eyeliner to outline your upper and lower lash lines. Lastly, add some natural-looking artificial eyelashes and a hint of gold glitter to your lips and cheekbones.


New Year's Eve Mystic Mermaid: Apply a teal glitter eyeshadow all over your eyelids and blend it up to your crease for a dreamy mermaid-inspired effect. Next, use black eyeliner to outline your top lash line, then add a wing to the outer corner.