Think glittery makeup isn't for grown-ups? Think again, because thanks to some of the biggest names in beauty, glitter just got seriously wearable, making it your new go-to party makeup.


1. Blush




Not only does this blush look like a work of art, it has the ability to pull together any makeup look. Laced with flecks of glitter, a light dusting over the apples of the cheeks will brighten the whole face.


Diorblush Precious Rocks, £32.50


2. Liquid shadow




For an eye shadow that lasts all night, packs in pigment and can be applied in seconds, this liquid eye shadow from Stila is the best in the game. And, it provides maximum impact glitter with no fallout.


Stila Magnificent Metals Glitter Glow Liquid Eye Shadow in Kitten Karma, £23


3. Pure pigment




If you're after something a little more versatile then look no further. This Christmas, M.A.C's renowned pigment pots come packaged as a glittery trio. You can apply however you please but we love ours washed over eyelids.


M·A·C Snow Ball Pigment And Glitter Kit / Pink, £25


4. Lip coat




While glitter lips might not be the most wearable of trends, this top coat gives a beautiful metallic sheen. For those that like to make a statement, ditch the red and opt for this gold finish.


Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Lip Top Coat in 3rd Degree, £15.50


5. Nail varnish




Add a touch of sparkle to your nails instead of your face with these Barry M polishes. A nude manicure with a glitter accent on the ring finger is the ultimate finishing touch.


Barry M Shine Like The Stars Nail Set, £8


6. Mascara




Lightly feather this gold top coat through the ends of your lashes for the perfect party finish. The metallic touch is perfect for any festive do.


Guerlain Gold Light Top Coat Mascara, £20.50


7. Shimmer duo




If you just want a hint of shimmer, this set is for you. Apply the pink-toned shimmer brick to the high points of your face to create a natural glow and finish with a swipe of gloss.


Bobbi Brown Party Glow Duo, £28


8. Eye shadow palette




The latest addition to the Urban Decay palette collection is a real winner. This limited edition array of shimmering shadows can provide countless looks.


Urban Decay Heavy Metals Metallic Eye Shadow Palette, £43