There’s no denying that beauty trends have gone the sci-fi route. Just one scroll through Instagram and you will likely see a plethora of unicorn makeup posts along with an alien selfie or two. And while these holographic beauty trends might be popular on social media, they aren’t the most wearable when it comes to everyday life. Or are they? While the full-on unicorn look might be a bit much for the office, there is a way to incorporate the best holographic makeup products into your beauty routine without looking extraterrestrial.
The trick is to rock just one iridescent product at a time.
Whether you’re looking for an out-of-this-world glow to amp up your everyday look or a Technicolor lid worthy of a night out, we’ve compiled the pearlescent and iridescent makeup products to help you do just that. For the multidimensional beauty products we can’t get enough of, click through the gallery below.
Not only will this shadow make your eyes pop, but it will also likely stay put for a good 24 hours—I kid you not.
Swap out your traditional highlighter for Milk Makeup's iridescent version that looks good on nearly all skin tones.
Dip your toes in the holographic beauty trend with this pearlescent powder from Urban Decay. And while technically a powder, this highlighter works like a cream in that you can build it to create a luminous glow of your liking.
Simply add a drop of Cover FX's holographic makeup drops to your foundation or highlighter and voilà: multidimensional makeup.
For an allover glow, prime your face with Becca's purple-toned primer that uses Cool Light Technology to create a brighter, more even complexion via cool violet light.
With shades of pale pink and violet blue, this highlighter gives a soft yet striking glow to skin.
Made with meteorite powder and twilight pearls, this lip gloss from Milk Makeup gives an iridescent finish to otherwise nude lips. Here's a pro tip: Apply on top of lipstick for a frosty pout.
While most holographic beauty products tend to be violet or white, this lip gloss from Jouer is the perfect shade of bronze. It’s made with coconut oil and shimmer, and softens lips while also adding a high dose of shine.