Posted: Dec 24, 2012 9:00 AM
Show off your sparkle with must-have metallic makeup for an ultra-glam holiday party or stand-out New Year's Eve look!

Now that the halls have all been decked, it's your turn to get decked out for holiday events or a New Year's Eve night out. From rich metallic eye shadow to illuminating blush, grab these glittery favorites and get ready to shine!

Milani blush

Get cheeky

Milani baked metallic blush (Target, $7) has a blend of colors in a range of pigments that have been baked on Italian terracotta tiles. The mixture of colors melds both highlights and deep tones to create a luminous all-over color with just enough shimmer for day or night.

Dare to glitter

These lovely little glitter pots come in 14 shades to add a touch of glam to your existing makeup, or even on your body. Sephora's Make Up For Ever Glitters (Sephora, $14) are light weight, fine SEphora makeupparticles of shimmer that can be used in so many ways. Sweep them over your eye shadow, dab a bit on top of your lip gloss, or brush a lighter shade over your cheekbones as a highlighter. Even if you typically don't go bold with your makeup, New Year's Eve is the perfect time to step out of your beauty box and add a little extra bling. You can even pair some sparkle with your party dress by dusting the glitter sparingly on your décolleté, shoulders... even your hair.

Studio Pop Smashbox

Countdown to kissable lips

Whether you're making the rounds at holiday parties or ringing in the New Year, make sure you pack a killer gloss! This Studio Pop collection (Smashbox, $19) comes in five shades, from an iridescent nude to a bold opalescent hot pink, so you have options when you're on the go. To create a fuller more festive lip, dab the gloss right in the center of your bottom lip and tap it with a smidge of the Makeup Forever glitter.

MAC makeup

Go warm & toasty

While this holiday collection (Mac, $33) would certainly make a wonderful gift, these stackable jars of warm, rich metallic pigment come in gorgeous shades that will make you want to snag them for yourself! Swoon-worthy shades like Dreamy Little Thing and Darling Coquette create the perfect palette for New Year's Eve, but they're versatile enough to last you through the seasons and match just about any skin tone perfectly!

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