13 November 2018Last updated


Fab beauty buys for that dose of festive sparkle

Get your party on this festive season with these shimmery and sparkly finds

Sonam Basantani
8 Dec 2014 | 11:14 am
  • Some of the best illuminators for the festive season.

    Source:Aiza Castillo-Domingo/ANM

Beam me up

Face illuminators (from top left)

1 Urban Decay Naked Illuminated shimmer powder in Luminous for face and body, Dh129, Sephora, The Dubai Mall.

2 Chanel Camélia de Plumes Highlighting Powder, Dh304, Paris Gallery.

3 Revlon Photo Ready Skin Lights Face Illuminator, Dh81, Debenhams.

4 Sisley Highlighter Blush in L’Orchidée, Dh390, Paris Gallery.


Mistletoe kisses

Lipsticks (clockwise)

1 Illamasqua lipstick in Immodest, Dh125.

2 Guerlain Rouge G Lipstick in Rouge Parade, Dh243, Paris Gallery.

3 Mac Lipstick in Girl About Town, Dh104, Mac.

4 Passion Duo Gloss Fusion Lipstick in Incognito, Dh178, Paris Gallery.

5 Inglot in Rouge a Lévres, Dh75.

6 Clarins Rouge Éclat Lipstick in Red Fuchsia, Dh119.

7 Maybelline Color Sensational in Midnight Plum, Dh52, Boots.


Twinkle in the eyes

Party eye make-up (from left)

1 Sephora Mascaliner in Sassy Silver, Dh69.

2 Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eye Liner, Dh99.

3 Maybelline Colourshow eyeshadow in Copper Fizz, Dh39, Boots.

4 Mac Pressed Pigment in Regal Affair, Dh135.

5 Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Graffiti, 
Dh94, Sephora.

6 Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Deviant, Dh94, Sephora.

7 Illamasqua pigment in Galactic, Dh110.

8 Dolce & Gabbana Cream Eye Colour in Innocence.

9 Christian Dior Diorshow Fusion Mono in Millennium, Dh161, Paris Gallery.

10 Make Up For Ever Eye Glitter no.6, Dh105.

11 Gucci Eye in Iconic Bronze, Dh175, Harvey Nichols.


Jazz hands

Glittery nail polishes (from top left)

1 Ciaté Mini Nail Polish in Ginger snap from Candy Cane House set, Dh170, Sister’s Beauty Lounge.

2 Gucci Nail in Iconic Bronze, Dh139, Harvey Nichols.

3 Sephora Nail Top Coat in Silver Fever, Dh33.

4 Illamasqua Nail Varnish in Marquise, Dh97.

5 Misslyn Velvet Diamond Nail Polish, Dh29, Centrepoint.

6 Revlon Nail Enamel in Heavenly, Dh30, Debenhams.

7 Sephora Nail Top Coat in Gold Fever, Dh33.

8 OPI Nail Lacquer in Nice Finnish, Dh49, Sephora.

9 Essie Luxeffects in Pure Pearlfection, Dh42, The Nail Spa.

10 Nars Nail Polish in Arabesque, Dh105, Sephora.

11 Maybelline Colorshow Nail Lacquer in Ocean Blue, Dh19, Boots.


Glow in the dark

Body shimmers (from top)

1 Benefit Bathina Glimmering Body Balm, Dh144, Sephora.

2 Lush Success Say Yes Fresh Handmade Colour, Dh95.

3 Sephora Agent Silver Glitter Spray, Dh45.

4 Guerlain Coque D’or, Dh428, Paris Gallery.

5 Dior Glow Maximiser, Dh204, Harvey Nichols.

6 Lush Charisma Skin Tint, Dh90.

7 Inglot Face & Body Illuminator, Dh120.

Sonam Basantani

By Sonam Basantani

Beauty Writer