30 Best Glitter Makeup Ideas (6-Step Tutorial Included)

This holiday season, give yourself the gift of glam with a glitter makeup look! 

Whether you want to go all-out with a sparkly eyeshadow look or add a touch of shimmer with some glittery lip gloss, there are plenty of ways to incorporate glitter into your makeup routine.

How to Do Glitter Makeup

Bring on the sparkle and shine! Glitter makeup is all about adding some fun and sparkle to your look.

  1. To achieve the perfect glitter makeup look, the first step is to prep your skin with a good moisturizer and primer. This will ensure a smooth canvas for makeup application.
  2. Next, choose a foundation that matches your skin tone, and blend it well for a flawless and natural-looking coverage. Use concealer to cover any imperfections and dark circles, and set everything with a powder to ensure a long-lasting look.
  3. For the eyes, you can add some glitter on your eyelids using a glitter eyeshadow or a glitter glue. You can use different colors and shapes of glitter, and apply it all over the lid, or in the inner corner, or as a highlight on the brow bone. And don’t forget to line your eyes with a black eyeliner for a more defined look.
  4. For the cheeks, you can use a highlighter to add some shimmer and enhance your cheekbones, or use a glittery blush for a more dramatic look.
  5. For the lips, you can use a glittery lip gloss or a lipstick with some glitter, this will make your lips look fuller and more defined.
  6. Finally, set the makeup with a setting spray

Here are 30 glitter makeup looks to inspire you. So go ahead and experiment, have fun, and let your inner glitter goddess shine!

1. Grey Glitter Eyeshadow Makeup

This grey glitter eyeshadow look is smoky and sexy, perfect for a holiday party or New Year’s Eve. The key to this look is to use a light hand with the glitter so you don’t end up looking like a disco ball.

2. Pastel Glitter Makeup

Pastels and glitter are a match made in heaven. This pretty pastel glitter makeup look is perfect for spring or summer.

3. Glittery Smokey Eye Makeup

For a show-stopping eyeshadow look, try a glittery smokey eye. Start by applying a dark eyeshadow to your lids, then add a layer of glittery shadow over the top. Use a small brush to blend the edges and create a smoky effect. Finish things with black eyeliner and mascara, and you’re good!

4. Teal Glitter Makeup

This teal glitter makeup look is perfect for a night out. The bold eyeshadow color is offset by the nude lips, making this a glam but not over-the-top look.

5. Toxic Green Glitter Makeup

To get this toxic green glitter makeup look, start with a white base over your lid. Then, use a small brush to apply the glittery green shadow from your lid to your cheeks. Use a black pencil liner for the lower lash line and smudge it out. Finish things with some black mascara and use black eyeliner to create the tear-like line.

6. Silver Sparkle Makeup 

The pops of silver glitter in this makeup look add just the right sparkle. This would be a great look for a holiday party or any other festive occasion.

7. Sugar Sprinkles Glitter Makeup

This fun and playful glitter makeup look is perfect for a day spent with friends or family, and it would also be a great look for Halloween! To get the sugar sprinkles effect, use a small brush to apply the glittery shadow around the outer edges of your eyes.

8. Super Glam Glitter Makeup

Searching for inspiration for a costume night? This super glam glitter makeup look is sure to turn heads. The key to this look is all in the details, so make sure to take your time with the application.

9. Bronze Glitter Cut Crease

A cut crease has a mesmerizing look on its own; imagine creating it with some sparkly bronze glitter. This makeup look is perfect for special occasions or whenever you want to feel extra glam.

10. Purple Glitter Makeup

Purple is surprisingly flattering on various skin tones, and this glittery purple makeup look is no exception. This is the perfect look if you want to try something a little different.

11. Neon Glitter Makeup

Ever thought about doing a neon glitter makeup look? Well, now’s your chance! This fun and vibrant look is perfect for music festivals or whenever you want to stand out from the crowd.

12. Green Fantasy Glitter Makeup

This green glitter makeup look is straight out of a fantasy. It would be perfect for Halloween or whenever you want to dress up.

13. Rhinestone Makeup

 If you want to make a statement and spark all day, try incorporating some rhinestones into your makeup look. This glam and glitzy look is perfect for all skin tones.

14. Soft Pink Glitter Makeup

The soft pink glitter makeup look is perfect for any girly girl. The delicate color is also flattering on all skin tones, and the glitter adds just the right amount of glow.

15. Spicy Glittery Makeup

Spicy indeed! This is a great accessory for any outfit, and it gives you just the right amount of glitter and glam to make a statement without being too over the top.

16. Cry Glitter Makeup

This glitter makeup look is for the more adventurous spirit. It’s perfect for anyone who loves experimenting with makeup and trying new things.

17. Multi-Color Gemstones Makeup

Who wouldn’t love a little bit of everything? This fun and festive glitter makeup look is perfect for all skin tones, and the gemstones add the right sparkle.

18. Subtle Glitter Makeup

This makeup look channels all the glam of glitter without being too over-the-top. It’s perfect for everyday wear or special occasions when you want a more subtle look.

19. Bold Glitter Makeup

If you’re looking for a makeup look sure to turn heads, try this bold glitter makeup look to make you stand out in a crowd.

20. Glitter Freckles Makeup

While some people are born with freckles, others have to fake them ’til they make it. Recreate this fun and festive glitter makeup look by applying the glittery shadow with a small brush to the areas you want to freckle.

21. Brown Glitter Makeup

This glitter makeup look is smokin’ hot. The key to this look is all in the application, so take your time and blend well.

22. Blue Glitter Lip Makeup

Bold blue glitters that can grasp attention from miles away? Yes please. This makeup look is perfect for special occasions or whenever you want to make a statement.

23. Multichrome Sparkle Makeup

Sure! You wouldn’t hesitate to recreate this multichrome sparkle makeup that’s both elegant and amazing.   

24. Classic Glitter Makeup

This timeless look is perfect for any holiday party. Just add a touch of glitter to your eyelids in a stylish pattern, and you’re good to go!

25. Rainbow Glitter Makeup 

Try out this colorful glitter makeup look for a fun and festive one that’s also a great option for spring. It’s sure to stand you out in all the right ways!

26. Chic Glitter Makeup

Try this chic and glam look if you’re looking for a more sophisticated take on glitter makeup. It’s perfect for any New Year’s Eve party!

27. Red Glitter Makeup

This look is perfect for any holiday party! The red glitter pops and gives you a festive and glam look.

28. Butterfly Wing Sparkle  Makeup

This fun and flirty makeup look is perfect for a night out. The butterfly wing sparkles add a touch of whimsy and fun.

29. Confetti Glitter Makeup

Try this confetti glitter look if you want your makeup to be a party in itself. It’s sure to get you noticed!

30. Black Glitter Bomb

Black Glitter Bomb
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This smoky and sultry black glitter makeup look has a bold feel. It will give your face an edge that is perfect for any night out!

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