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If you’ve been tuning into makeup trends lately.. You might have noticed that holographic makeup has been a hit. Models with a futuristic glow achieved with iridescent makeup.. And it has different names, from holographic, unicorn / rainbow makeup.. But all essentially is makeup that is iridescent. And you may have noticed, that a lot of them are well, pricey. Brands like Kat Von D, Urban Decay, among others have recently put out products that cost $30 or more! But what about drugstore brands? Can you get into the trend without spending a lot of money? And the answer is yes!
For face products they tend to be highlighters, or glitter. Keep reading to check out swatches as well!
NYX Professional Makeup Duo Chromatic Powder, $8 each, 5 colors
Pacifica Rainbow Crystal Liquid Strobe Multi-Use Highlighter, $13 each in 4 different colors!
NYX’s Strobe Of Genius, Holographic Sticks, $9 each, in 2 colors
L’Oreal’s Infallible Galaxy Stick, $10 each, in 3 colors
Ulta Face Highlighting Duochrome Stick, $10 each in 2 colors
Wet N Wild Megaglo Liquid Highlighter, $6 each in 6 colors!
Almay Make Them Jelly Hi-Lite, $15 in 2 colors!
Iridescent makeup for the eyes tend to be eye shadows, but recently eyeliner has come out as well! Why not mix it up?
L’oreal Galaxy Lumiere Holographic Eyeshadow, $13 each in 3 colors!
J.Cat Holographic 3D Eye Topper, $7 each in 6 colors!
Wet N Wild’s Color Icon Metallic Liquid Eyeshadow, $5 each in 4 colors!
Almay Shadow Squad Eyeshadow Holographic, $7 each in 5 different palettes!
NYX Professional Makeup Holographic Halo Cream Eyeliner, $11 each in 5 colors!
Iridescent makeup for the lips tend to be lip glosses; you could wear them alone or layer it on top of another color! Give a twist to a color you already have!
Jesse’s Girl Glow Stix Lip Gloss, $5 each (3 colors)
NYX Professional Makeup Duo Chromatic Lipstick, $9 each in 5 colors!
Almay Goddess Gloss, $10 each in 8 colors!
Of course you don’t have to limit yourself to these items. You could use a highlighting powder on your cheek, your eyes, or put it directly on the center of your lips (& then blot) for an ombre lip! Or use an eyeshadow as highlighter, or even add lip gloss to your eyelids! And why not fully utilize your makeup?
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