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10 Glitter Lipsticks to Glam Up Any Makeup Look


In search of a unique twist on the classic nude or red lipstick? Enter: glitter lipstick. Whether you want a subtle shimmer or an extra-bold lip look, embrace the glitter lip trend by swiping your lips in iridescent color and sparkle. 

Ready to get glittering? Read on below for our roundup of the best glitter lipsticks for making a statement.

P.S. Looking for even more glitter to add to your makeup look? Check out our round-up of the best glitter eyeshadows you can use to recreate these glittery eyeshadow makeup looks.

CIATÉ LONDON Glitter Storm Lipstick

1. CIATÉ LONDON Glitter Storm Lipstick

CIATÉ LONDON’s Glitter Storm Lipstick proves that all that glitters isn’t necessarily gold. The revolutionary formula combines galactic-looking pigments with a rich base, giving you bold color and glitter to die for. Don’t compromise your shine—or your coverage. Whether you're after a bold red glitter lip or a glimmering lilac, there's a pigmented shade here for you. Wear them alone or top with a lip gloss or glittery lip topper for extra sheen.

SMASHBOX COSMETICS Always On Ablaze Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick

2. SMASHBOX COSMETICS Always On Ablaze Metallic Matte Liquid Lipstick

This eight-hour metallic matte liquid lipstick will drench your lips with a shot of moisture and enviable sheen. Inspired by SMASHBOX COSMETICS’ bestselling Cover Shot: Ablaze Eye Shadow Palette, these cruelty-free lip shades were made to dazzle. Choose from a variety of high-impact shades, from a dazzling orange red to a smudge-proof fuchsia.

REALHER Original Metallic Liquid Lipstick

3. REALHER Original Metallic Liquid Lipstick

Once upon a time, there was a magical liquid lip color that glided on seamlessly and stayed put all night. Step into your ultimate beauty fantasy by putting on this metallic matte lipstick, which comes in three legendary shades. You seriously can’t go wrong with any one of them.


4. GALLANY COSMETICS Metallic Lipstick

These classic lip colors get a glittery upgrade thanks to this smudge-proof formula. This metallic lipstick never bleeds or feathers, and it’s filled with natural emollients like jojoba and lavender for a moisturizing finish. You’ll always feel like your lips are velvety, nourished, and fully covered.


5. CIATÉ LONDON Glitter Flip

Gold glitter, red glitter, blue glitter, oh my! This is one shade range of glitter lipstick that doesn't disappoint. The vegan lipstick was formulated with eco-friendly mica glitter, and a few of the shades come with a holographic effect, meaning they have an extra secondary rainbow finish that’ll really make you shine. Get a wearable editorial look by simply pursing your lips together—no need to retouch. Wear them as a lip topper, or on their own for the ultimate glittery glow.

CATRICE COSMETICS Glitter Storm Liquid Glitter Lips

6. CATRICE COSMETICS Glitter Storm Liquid Glitter Lips

A shimmer finish with opaque wear and no smudge or feathering? Yes, please! This liquid glitter is as pleasing on the lips as it is on the eyes. While it has the same high pigment payoff as traditional lipstick, there's nothing traditional (or boring, for that matter) about this modern glitter lipstick.

CITY COLOR COSMETICS Hi-Shine Glitter Lip Gloss

7. CITY COLOR COSMETICS Hi-Shine Glitter Lip Gloss

The problem with a lot of glittery lipsticks is that while they might look smooth, they feel anything but. Thankfully, this argan oil–infused lip gloss gives you an iridescent finish that glides on like butter and doesn’t leave any sticky residue behind. The colors range from rose gold to blue, offering you an assortment to match the shifting moods of your inner diva.

M•A•C COSMETICS Bling Thing Liquid Lipcolour

8. M•A•C COSMETICS Bling Thing Liquid Lipcolour

This all-in-one high-impact lip color will get you noticed with its bold metallic shades, which will give you the glitter you want without any of the mess. Swipe it on for opaque, water-resistant coverage up to 12 hours. And be sure to top your lip color with the ever-classic M•A•C COSMETICS Dazzleglass lip gloss for the ultimate sparkly glitter lip.


9. PIXI BY PETRA Lip Icing

Turn your lips into instant dessert with PIXI BY PETRA’s Lip Icing, which gives lips a holographic 3D glimmer effect, thanks to nourishing rosehip and marula oils that give the formula the consistency of a lip balm. Wear it on its own for a frosty sheen, or over your regular lip color for extra glam.

TOO FACED COSMETICS Rich & Dazzling Lip Gloss

10. TOO FACED COSMETICS Rich & Dazzling Lip Gloss

If you’ve always wanted to be a dewy mermaid, look no further. This high-definition gloss, inspired by the TOO FACED founder’s love of diamonds, is flecked with glitter and a mirror-like shine that summons images of light glinting off water. The multidimensional finish is the result of natural oils, as well as light-reflecting pigments packed into a comfy, lightweight texture.


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Nirmala Nataraj
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Article Last Updated January 29, 2020 12:00 AM