Eyeshadow Isn’t The Only Way To Wear Glitter This Holiday Season

Two words: face jewels.

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Glitter eyeshadow is the default method of adding a festive flare to your makeup looks, but face jewels will really shine at a dimly lit holiday party. Ahead, discover 10 ways to bedazzle your eye makeup – from crystal eyeliner to a constellation of jewels.

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Rhinestone Brows

Intimidated by bedazzling your eyes? Try highlighting your brows by lining the underside of your arches with rhinestones like Euphoria star Sydney Sweeney. The effect? A beautiful, unexpected hint of sparkle.

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Crystal Eyeliner

Deck your go-to black cat-eye liner with crystals along the upper and lower lash lines for maximum sparkle. Let Dua Lipa show you how it's done.

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Graphic Liner & Jewels

Lucy Boynton’s makeup artist, Jo Baker, added a few crystals along the lower lashline to offset the actor’s graphic liner. The result is a striking yet delicate eye look that won’t look out of place once the holidays are over.

Bedazzled Ponytail & Eyes

How much sparkle is too much sparkle? During the holidays, the limit does not exist. Sheryl Lee Ralph’s Emmys look will guide you – she took a maximalist approach to the trend, matching her bedazzled high ponytail with a gem at the inner and outer corners of her eyes.

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Twinkle Brows

For a subtle take on the eye embellishment trend, Jodie Turner-Smith accented her soft smoky eye with three gems under the arches of her brows.

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Starry Eye

Olivia Wilde brought a ton of sparkle to the Venice Film Festival, thanks to the bullion star makeup artist Wendy Rowe created around the director’s right eye.

Crystal Constellation

Sparkle and shine your way through the holiday season with constellation-inspired face embellishments. Screenshot poet Amanda Goreman’s dazzling Met Gala makeup look for reference material.

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Glimmering Lashes

Once again, no one does face gems like Lucy Boynton’s makeup artist Jo Baker. Here, she added crystals to the actor’s extra-long lashes. Paired with dark kohl liner, the glimmering look really makes Boynton’s eyes sparkle.

Twinkling Cat Eye

Sparkle and shine is the typical dress code for holiday parties. Honor the theme with your makeup by using face jewels to create a glittery cat eye.

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Crystal Wings

There’s no need to worry about drawing straight lines when your winged liner is done with shiny crystals like Julia Garner’s Met Gala look.

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