From lip powder to matte liquid lipsticks to glitter lipsticks, lip makeup has seen dozens of new interpretations recently, but holographic lipsticks still have that whimsical effect to them that manages to wow. Holographic makeup is a trend for many to rave about, as it has that magical ability to introduce a shimmer of colors to your look you’ll especially crave when getting ready for special events or a night out.
Holographic lipsticks are quirky and unique and, most importantly, go along well with any skin tone. However, they can also be quite different from one another, both in terms of formulas and shades. To help you catch up with this fun makeup trend, here we bring 11 of the best holographic lipsticks and lip glosses of the moment you can buy and experiment with right away. You’ll just need to practice your holographic makeup skills to have fun with this prismatic makeup product!
1. Milk Makeup Holographic Lip Gloss in Supernova
Available at Sephora, Milk Makeup’s holographic lip gloss lets you travel to outer space, while at the same time moisturizing your lips. Filled with avocado and coconut oils, this iridescent lip gloss is synonymous with an instant boost of self esteem and creativity.
2. Too Faced Melted Latex in Unicorn Tears
Do unicorns cry? We hope not, but we are sure that, if they do, their tears are nothing but pure magic. To get a glimpse of that holographic magic, head over to TooFaced.com, where the brand’s Melted Latex lip gloss line is awaiting you with its gorgeous Unicorn Tears holographic lipstick.
3. BECCA Liquid Crystal Glow Gloss in Amethyst x Geode
Named Amethyst x Geode and available at BECCA Cosmetics, BECCA’s holographic makeup is made to flatter every skin tone while at the same time treating anyone to a never-before-seen boost of hydration. If you love vanilla scents, BECCA’s holographic lipstick is the way to go!
4. NARS x Christopher Kane Holographic Lipstick
For a soft holographic makeup look, suitable for the everyday life and for those who are always on the go, try the NARS x Christopher Kane holographic lipstick, as it makes your lips literally shine without overdoing the charm with an exaggerated dramatic effect. Get yours at Selfridges!
5. Huda Beauty Lip Strobe in Enchanting
On the other hand, if what you are trying to achieve is a more stroboscopic effect, Sephora offers Huda Beauty’s Enchanting holographic lipstick, the semi-sheer, prismatic white with pink reflects of which volumize every angle of the lips, enhancing their beauty.
6. Urban Decay Vice Special Effects Long-Lasting Water-Resistant Lip Topcoat in White Lie
Would you love to own 10 or more holographic lipsticks? Well, if so, just invest in Urban Decay’s special effect lip topcoat, as it will transform any of your regular lipsticks into unicorn-approved iridescent shades of beauty and creativity. It is waterproof, too, meaning that you may have found your next night out’s beauty weapon! You can find it at Sephora.
7. Stila Glitterati Lip Top Coat in Transcend
Another way to make your everyday matte lipstick dazzle is to apply Stila’s Glitterati lip top coat over it, which will turn any day-to-day makeup into a diva-like look. You can get yours at Revolve, too!
8. MAC Grand Illusion Liquid Lip Colour in Lunar Module
MAC’s Grand Illusion lipstick line gives us a glimpse of the beauty brand’s attitude for the future. And guess what? It will be 100% holographic! Cool and refreshing, it makes the lips feel instantly fuller, which is good news indeed for those who would love to accentuate them for a night out with friends. One of the best holographic lipsticks to try, this one is available at MAC Cosmetics.
9. Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Color Topcoat in Cyber Sky
Another day, another holographic lip top coat! Kevyn Aucoin’s Molten lip top coat line is perfect for creating customized lip art, especially if you like your makeup to be dramatic and unique. Available at Net-a-Porter, its precise, pointed tip will instantly become a useful tool as soon as you apply the first layer of this holographic lip gloss on your lips.
10. Fenty Beauty Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter in Gal On The Moon
Of course, Rihanna included a holographic lipstick in her first Fenty Beauty collection! Available at Sephora too, Rihanna’s Cosmic lip gloss is glittery and creamy, and it just gives its best when used along with Fenty’s glittery eyeshadow products, as well.
11. Bite Beauty Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss in Blush Pearl
Last but not least, our small selection of the best holographic lipsticks and lip glosses had to include Bite Beauty’s acclaimed Blush Pearl, namely the brand’s bestseller from the brand new Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss line. Glamorous and easy to apply, it could give any makeup look its ultimate luxurious touch. Get yours at Sephora!
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