Holiday season has arrived and it's time to get in good sprits and spread a little holiday cheer. If you're looking for ways to sparkle this holiday season, there's so many ways to get your glow on whether you're going for subtle or full-on blinding.
Don't let your holiday decor steal the limelight with their sparkle and glow, put on your fave holiday party dresses and choose your go-to highlighter and let's get festive this holiday season! Here's our top picks from Ulta's Rose Gold Glam holiday guide so you can look just as festive as your holiday surroundings. Most of these products are already loved by your fave influencers and Youtube personalities, too!
MILANI PREP + BRIGHTEN ROSE FACE OIL:
Prepped and hydrated skin is key for flawless makeup application. The Milani Prep + Brighten Rose Face Oil moisturizes, balances, brightens, and evens skin tone.The non greasy formula is enriched with vitamin C and a custom oil blend for a radiant and youthful complexion that glows. This fast absorbing product can be used on face, hair and even your entire body!
Emily Noel tested a bunch of scented products including the Milani face oil in her full face of scented makeup hits and misses video. Here's what she had to say about the Milani Prep + Brighten Rose Face Oil.
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"I really like this stuff; I think it definitely has an accurate rose scent but the oil is nice and thin so I’m not really scared about using it. This gives a nice level of hydration. Rose done accurately and lightly in a product can be really nice."
COVER FX CUSTOM ENHANCER DROPS:
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Customize your glow with COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops. These illuminating drops allow you to create a buildable highlight and come in universally flattering shades so they look great on every skin tone. You can use them alone for a strobing effect or add a few drops to creams or liquids for an all over glow. The ultra fine pearls in this formula are highly concentrated so you're getting a liquid metallic finish and the more drops you add, the more intense your glow will be. Definitely one of the best illuminating products out there!
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Jaclyn Hill is known for her intense bronzed and glowy looks. So what does she have to say of the COVER FX enhancer drops? "They're so freaking cool, the most beaming metalized highlights you've ever seen in your life!" She used shades Celestial and Sunlight in her highlight and bronzed makeup tutorial.
E.L.F. COSMETICS POWER GLOW HIGHLIGHTER:
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If you're looking for a good drugstore option, e.l.f. Cosmetics Rose Gold Power Glow Highlighter can also be customized and added to primers, creams and liquids so you're only using how much you need. It's formulated with pearl pigments for a dewy glow and infused with argan oil to nourish and condition the skin. Liquid illuminators are a great way to customize your glow and go from subtle to intense in seconds. This affordable highlighter can also double up as a body luminizer.
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"Whoa, oh my god, I feel like JLO! It feels really nice on the skin too like it does feel very, very hydrating" Tati Westbrook, Youtuber, said in her elf cosmetics tested video.
BECCA SHIMMERING SKIN PERFECTOR PRESSED HIGHLIGHTER:
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Can a glowy product article really be written without any mention of Becca Cosmetics? Becca has the most iconic glow products out there and are worth every coin! The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter contains luminescent pearls that reflect light to bring our your natural radiance. The pigments are multi-toned for a multi-faceted glow unlike any other. Their unique formula is a blend of pigments with liquids for a creamy and silky formula that glides on the skin without caking into fine lines. Once you use this highlighter, there's no going back!
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The Queen of Highlighters, NikkieTutorials, has dubbed this the "mother of holy highlighters" in her wearable soft glam makeup tutorial. We couldn't agree more, Nikkie.
COVER FX ROSE GOLD BAR HIGHLIGHTING PALETTE:
Sometimes you just need a good highlighting palette to customize your glow and it's always a good idea for traveling, too. The COVER FX Rose Gold Bar Highlighting Bar Palette is a golden glow trio that comes in the most beautiful rose gold palette. The silky formula glides onto the skin for a high impact glow so you can highlight, strobe and add dimension in a pinch. For a blinding glow, you might just want to use the COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops as a base to really amp up your glow.
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As Jeffree Star said in his trying new makeup video, "ooooh there we go. Hunny, yeessss!" You can bet the glow is pretty blinding with this palette.
TOO FACED SUGAR COOKIE EYESHADOW PALETTE:
When you think of holiday season a few key shades come in mind, rich berry or burgundy shades, warm gold and icy silver. The Too Faced Sugar Cookie Eyeshadow Palette features just what you need in matte, satin, and shimmer shades - this palette pretty much sums up the holiday color palette. They're soft, creamy and blendable and not overpowering but just right for the holiday season and it's compact so you can take it wherever you are during the holidays. Bonus points, this palette smells like fresh baked cookies!
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If you're curious what the shades look like, see Angelica switching them on the lids here.
STILA GLITTER & GLOW LIQUID EYESHADOW:
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What's a holiday glam look without a bit of sparkle on the lids? Okay, a lot of sparkle. For the quintessential glam look, Stila Glitter & Glow Liquid Eyeshadow is the perfect combination of pearl and glitter for an incredibly shimmery and glowy look. The range comes in an array of shades from classic shades like silver and golds to vivid jewel tones for that stunning pop of color. The perfect product to rock the glitter and glowy trend that was seen on the runways this fall.
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"This glitter is to die for. Oh my gosh. Seriously, obsessed." Kim Thai used the shade Smoldering Satin on the lids in her chill, chit chat makeup tutorial.
LAURA GELLAR ICONIC BAKED SCULPTING METALLIC LIPSTICK:
To really amp up your glow, metallic lipstick is the way to go! Swipe rose gold hues on lids, cheeks and lips for a monochromatic look or leave the face neutral and take the spotlight on the lips with a metallic lip.
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Laura Gellar Iconic Baked Sculpting Metallic Lipstick has a breakthrough formula that starts with loose pigments and is combined with complex oils for a high pigment finish that keeps the lips hydrated. The long wearing lip color is infused with sunflower extract, apricot butter and almond oil to nourish and condition the lips for an easy glide-on formula. These intense molten metallic shades are made for holiday season! All of the shades look dreamy AF but if you're having a hard time picking just one shade, check out Broadway Glitz (deep purple with blue sparkle), it just won an Allure Best of Beauty Award.
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