Some of history's most sparkling artists have sung diamonds' praises—Rihanna, Prince, The Beatles, Kanye, Drake, and Marilyn Monroe. Yes, that's really her dreamy, drippy voice in How to Marry a Millionaire. And while many of us think of diamonds as something to frost ourselves in via jewelry (clearly, I'm all about the movie references right now), they're also having a major moment in the beauty realm. In the form of peptides, dust, and powder, diamonds are encrusting all of our favorite products, from shampoos and hair straighteners to peels and décolletage-hugging masks.
And frankly, our dull, pre-fall skin and strands couldn't ask for a superior partner in crime right now.
Diamond-infused skincare seems to be the most prevalent, as eye creams, serums, peels, moisturizers, and more are all on our glow-inducing trajectory right now. Though, we've also seen the glittering ingredient crop up in less expected sources. For instance, would you ever expect it to be infused into the plates of a flat iron or a creamy body wash from the drugstore? Alas, it is, and we're ready to share the 19 diamond-infused skincare, haircare, and makeup products currently on our obsessed-with list.
This diamond-, crystal-, and caviar-infused skin concentrate from the Swiss skin masters at La Prairie is one of the most coveted products known to mankind, at least in our humble option. A little, aka just one or two drops, goes a long way, so you can rest assured your freshly plumped skin will be well worth the investment.
As far as sheet masks go, there has never been a more iconic or glow-inducing coupling than hyaluronic acid and diamond powder. This must-have set from Rodial has your complexion covered on both fronts. Considering you'll get eight, the sticker shock is slightly diminished.
Thanks to Nivea and this shimmering diamond dust–infused body wash, you can get your diamond fix for less than $5. Skin is left cashmere-soft, lustrous, and significantly more hydrated.
Not only does Sally Hansen's cult-favorite hardener leave a chrome-like shine in its wake for five to seven days post-paint, but it also prevents the dreaded side effects of nail abuse like splitting, cracking, and peeling. And we have a hunch you can already guess the hard-as-a-rock secret ingredient.
If you haven't binge-watched Younger yet, please consider doing so. For one, it's hilarious and wonderfully comforting come Sunday-night scaries. Two, it's resurrecting our teenage crush on Hilary Duff all over again and giving us all the skin and makeup inspiration. She told us that Harold Lancer, founder of Lancer skincare products, is her dermatologist, and we wouldn't be surprised if she slathers on his infamous diamond-infused eye cream pre-shoot.
To achieve shine-bright-like-a-diamond cheekbones, look no further than this new debut from Too Faced. Not only is the packaging inspired by the bold facets of the rock, but the formula inside also infused with light-reflecting particles of the stuff. Mirror-like crushed pearls aid in the lush gleam as well.
This multi-action refining elixir from La Mer frequently sells out for a reason. The results are uncanny. For an alien-esque glow (in a positive way), we recommend this multitasking potion which boasts top-notch inclusions like diamond powder, polished sea quartz, and other physical exfoliators to first clean and then glean a lackluster complexion.
As part of the brand's luxe Diamond Collection, this game-changing nighttime serum is the only formula featuring actual diamond dust. It's touted to improve skin's natural density, lift, smooth, and impart enviable luminosity. The magic? The retinoid-like effect it has on the complexion.
For the record, everything in Omorovicza's Blue Diamond line is positively luscious, but we're partial to this resurfacing peel which is expertly spiked with other radiance improvers like keratolytic enzymes, lactobionic acid, and other sloughing tropical fruit acids that pave the way for healthier skin.
Regardless of your skin type, this flexible, diamond peptide–encrusted moisturizer will feel like the ultimate savior this fall. It performs brilliantly underneath your makeup while also serving as the perfect nightcap after your other evening skincare routine staples. Perks include improved brightness and resilience with diminished damage and aging.
If you never thought you'd wash your hair with diamonds, think again. To keep your natural texture and color at their full potential (aka sans built-up product residue and inevitable environmental pollutants), a once- or twice-weekly cleanse with a clarifying and detoxifying shampoo is key. This pair from Kenra not only smells intoxicatingly good, but it also has high-quality ingredients like activated charcoal and precious diamond dust. Plus, strands are left with an obsession-worthy glisten.
This is not a drill. This majestic straightener from NuMe uses diamond dust and Brazilian keratin to fortify weakened hair with protein while simultaneously releasing negative ions for the best of hair days.
A gold standard among many makeup artists we've talked to, this cult-favorite blush-highlighter hybrid from Guerlain magically marries pressed pearls and diamond powder to create what the brand has coined "stardust technology." Intriguing, no?
Green tea extract; vitamins A, C, and E; and, of course, diamonds are just a few key ingredients that comprise this uniquely formulated foundation's chemistry. Glo's recipe feels light on this skin and leaves behind an airbrushed, pearlescent finish. Oh, and a helpful extra dose of SPF. It's a little spendier than your average foundation, but then again, a diamond-infused formula isn't your average foundation, is it?
We know we shouldn't, but we sometimes (ahem, always) forget about our neck and décolleté when it comes to our nightly upkeep. Oops. Luckily, we have this diamond-infused set from Knesko (the brand also makes face, eye, and lip iterations) to stimulate brightness, hydration, and overall glow. The entire collection utilizes clinically advanced hydrogel material to encourage increased circulation, which works in tandem with its signature Gemclinical polypeptide technology.
It doesn't get much more divine than this diamond-infused blurring foundation from the makeup maestros at Givenchy. The texture offers the unique feeling of a balm, while the finish is as plush as velvet. The brand's Light and Blur Complex with hero diamond powder diminishes the appearance of any trouble spots and is anchored with vitamin E, hydro magnets, and jasmine flower for an extra kick of antioxidants and moisture maintenance.
For a hint of sheen and multitasking makeup setting, try dusting Hourglass's otherwise invisible setting powder wherever you tend to get creasy and greasy during the day. The powder is super-refined, which makes it perfect for blurring.
"With Diamond Radiance"—have you ever seen such delicious words on Tinker Bell–like packaging? Truth be told, Tata Harper is one of our all-time favorite organic, clean beauty brands, and this illuminating moisturizer is at the top of our list. It's packed with hyaluronic acid, Spanish lavender, buckbean extract, Roman chamomile, and, last but certainly not least, a hint of diamond dust.
If you, like us, have a weakness for a bewitching eye mask that simultaneously nixes dark circles and wrinkles, you've truly met your match with this celestial version from 111Skin. Alongside black diamond particles, both hyaluronic acid and retinol combat aging or just the telltale shadowy side effects of too much Netflix and too little sleep.