10 Ways To Wear Glitter Eye Makeup for the Holidays

Friday December 7, 2012 by Alexandra C.

The holidays are a time for three things: eggnog, shopping and glitter. Coincidentally, those three things are also my favourites things of all time. 

When it comes to glitter and the holidays, I think all rules go out the window. Want to do something dramatic and over the top? Girl, I support you. My go to holiday look this year will be a glitterfied cat eye. But a full lid of sparkle or even some inner corner glitter can also look amazing for a festive event! 

Here are 10 glitter eye makeup ideas to inspire you: 

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I'm also loving this tutorial on an icy blue glitter look. While I'm not sure if I could pull it off, I think this look is gorgeous! 

Want to try out some eye catching looks for yourself? We recommend some of these products to try: 

1. Make Up For Ever Glitter (C$15.00)
2. Givenchy Gelée D'Interdit Smoothing Gloss Balm Crystal Shine (C$27.50) 

3. Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner (C$22.00) 

4. Sephora Collection Glitter Eyeliner and Mascara (C$16.00)
5. MAC Glitter (C$25.00)

6. Lime Crime Cosmetic Glitter (US$12.99)

7. Hard Candy Glitter Glue & Brush, 311 Show Girl's Secret (US$5.00)  

8. Too Faced Shadow Insurance Glitter Glue Glitter Bonding Eye Shadow Primer (C$24.00) 

9. Buxom Sparkling Lips & Lashes (C$23.00)

10. Annabelle Glitterama Liquid Eyeliner (C$17.95)

Would you try any of these looks? 

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on December 14, 2012  Racenhawk  2,604 said:

I find it hard to get all the glitter out, it gets everywhere

on December 14, 2012  CandiceFleming  516 said:

These are all amazing!

on December 12, 2012  cutie_marlena  2,956 said:

I love the gold and black smokey one... I feel like that could be used for any special occasion and not just the holidays

on December 12, 2012  SueFleming  1,303 said:

These are beautiful!

on December 11, 2012  LissaG  6,010 said:

The one with the purple/gold is stunning! Not sure if I could pull this off, but might have to try and see. A girl can hope right!

on December 11, 2012  shanaz  5,804 said:

I can do glitter looks EVERY day of the week during the holidays! It's sooo fun, festive and youthful :)

on December 10, 2012  midnightsun2288  6,053 said:

Also, is that girl looking down in the middle of the banner Megan Fox? If so, she looks like she has had a lot of plastic surgery done recently D:

on December 08, 2012  nscott84  4,022 said:

The less bold ones are my fave (so pretty) but I have no idea where I could wear them.

on December 07, 2012  fredamans  9,526 said:

A little bold for everyday.....

on December 07, 2012  midnightsun2288  6,053 said:

I think a lot of these are way over the top, but I like the one where it is blue-ish glitter underneath the eye, and I also like the one with burgundy and gold. I guess this means I need to start wearing my favorite gold eyeshadow again to get into the holiday spirit.

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