Best Holiday Makeup

This post is in collaboration with Nordstrom & Shopstyle Collective. However, all thoughts and opinions are 100% my own.

I’ve never really considered myself a big glitter and glitz kind of girl until- well, this year. ESPECIALLY this holiday season. I have bought more sequins and shimmer than I have ever before. I don’t know if it’s because we have all lived in sweats for the last two years; this year, I’m like, give me ALL the sequins, and glitter, and gold, and shiny! And since it is the holidays, we are going to excuse it. But today, let’s talk about the best holiday makeup (at least in my book), and you better believe it’s going to include glitter and shimmer. ?

I’m almost sure I have worn nothing but shimmer shadows for the last month. I LOVE a shimmer shadow, especially during the holidays. I saw an image of Hailey Bieber scrolling on Pinterest and loved the soft wing with shimmer and had to re-create the look. This look above is SUPER easy to do, and for me, it’s perfect for a holiday look. It has a little shimmer, and a little edge with the winged liner. It’s edgy but sweet.

Here are the best holiday makeup, from eyeshadow to highlighters. We are breaking each product down and why we love them!
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Before we get into best holiday makeup and the tutorial below, I do want to remind you that Nordstrom has TONS of items and beauty products that are labeled “arrives before Christmas”. So if you’re looking to pamper yourself during the busy season, or looking for gifts, check out I always love shopping and getting my beauty items at Nordstrom, I get points and notes (which means more shopping ?), I can also choose when I want to use double or triple the points. Being a part of the Nordy club also gets me free curbside pickup, and free shipping/returns. And, it’s free to sign up! If you have not signed up yet- I would recommend it!

Moving on, I won’t bombard you with too many products, but if I had to choose my top 5-holiday makeup must-haves, these 5 are it …

Prisme Libre Loose Powder

Coming in number one- A setting and finishing loose powder designed to mattify, blur, and illuminate the complexion for a perfected makeup result. This stuff is SO good. I just ordered the highlighter too #OOPS.

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Luminous Silk Perfect Glow

Does this even surprise you this is on my list? I have gone through my first bottle so fast, this foundation is beautiful! An award-winning fluid foundation delivering buildable medium coverage with a radiant, luminous finish for naturally flawless skin.

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Face Illuminator

Another product I have used A LOT. A powder that builds from subtle to strobe-worthy. Blends well and looks gorgeous on the skin.

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Transfer-Proof Setting Spray

The trio you never knew you needed. A setting spray helps set makeup for up to 16 hours without melting. An anti-aging moisturizer formulated with hyaluronic acid, vitamins C and E. Elixir Face Serum for brighter skin with reduced signs of dark spots, fine lines and wrinkles.

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Smokey Eyes are Forever

This palette combines six formulas, from magic matte and soft shimmer to metallic sparkle and fluid metal to intensify. Use it wet, or dry- the options for this is ENDLESS, and the shimmer is perfect for the holidays. Colors are easy to blend and well pigmented!

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I’m going to link more of my favorites down here below + a few things I just purchsed to try! I couldn’t resist this Tom Ford lip balm, I also really want to try his foundation, and again, I also bought this Gucci lipstick because it’s got glitter ?. I’m buying my own Christmas presents here.

Don’t forget to also watch the video below to get this easy holiday makeup look!

Have you tried any of these products before, if so- what did you think? Comment below and let me know!



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