10 Holographic Beauty Gifts for Your Unicorn-Obsessed Friend

Updated 12/13/17

As much as people hate on the unicorn trend, we're always down to support an insanely gorgeous iridescent highlighter or a galactic lipgloss. The holiday season is here, and if you know anyone who is still on the holographic beauty trend train, you've stumbled upon the right gift guide. Just because the cold, crisp air is coming in strong doesn't mean that we can't glow all winter long. 

We've narrowed down our all-time favorite holographic beauty picks even non–unicorn lovers will appreciate. Warning: Major glow ahead.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Glow Kit
Anastasia Beverly Hills Moonchild Glow Kit $40
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Every unicorn lover needs a good glow. This galactic highlighter palette full of celestial shades will add a nice pop of shimmer to the high points of your face. You can go all in and double up on shades like Blue Moon and Star, if you want to be extra glam.

Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter Astro-Naughty 0.34 oz/ 9.7 mL
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Cosmic Gloss Lip Glitter in Astro-Naughty $19
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Glitter and gloss are the ideal combination for anyone who wants to unleash their inner unicorn. This creamy gloss offers up just enough pigment and sparkle that looks subtle on various skin tones. Bonus: It doesn't feel sticky, so you can comfortably wear this for hours on end.

Ritual de Fille Celestial Sphere Eye Soot: Ara
Ritual de Fille Celestial Sphere Eye Soot: Ara $38
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Team Byrdie swears by this celestial eye soot that we pretty much wear all over our face. You haven't truly had a lit-from-within glow until you've tried this dewy pot of goodness. Ritual de Fille took a grown-up approach to shimmer, if you will, and created multitasking eye soot that looks equally amazing worn as a highlighter.

Original Unicorn Brush Set
Unicorn Lashes Original Unicorn Brush Set Original Unicorn Brush Set $55
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How can you deny the cuteness of these vegan brushes shaped like unicorns? Not to mention your whole entire face is covered with everything from a foundation brush to an eye shadow blending brush in this stocked kit. Pack this metallic pouch (that zips up) in your purse when you're on the go for quick touch-ups. 

KKW Beauty Ultralight Beams Collection
KKW Beauty Ultralight Beams Collection $160
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The internet was shook when Kim Kardashian West dropped these holographic glosses. We've seen many galactic glosses in our day, but these lit-up babies are in a league of their own, delivering long-lasting shimmer and shine in an array of cosmic colors.

Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Unicorn 0.25 oz/ 7.10 g
Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Unicorn $25
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Of course, there's a violet iridescent shade in Rihanna's line of Match Stix called Unicorn. Catch the light with this pearlescent shade that you can swipe on as a highlighter, eye shadow, lipstick, and more. These sticks come in a rainbow of hues and are the epitome of versatile. 

Unicorn Essence 1 oz/ 30 mL
Farsali Unicorn Essence $54
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You've probably seen this purple bottle all over your Instagram feeds for good reason. A popular pick among beauty bloggers, this water-based serum preps your skin for long-lasting makeup application and gives it a supple glow. Packed with antioxidants like açaí berry, goji berry, elderberry, and blueberry along with vitamin C, this is essentially hydration and youth in a bottle.

Birchrose + Co. Glow Serum Unicorn Dust
Birchrose + Co. Glow Serum Unicorn Dust $18
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The name of this shimmery serum is just so entrancing: unicorn dust. It sounds out-of-this-world, and according to the description of this shade, it'll give you a rare glow like a unicorn. Can unicorn gurus ask for anything more? A little goes a long way if you roll this sparkly serum over any area of your face (and body) that you want to highlight.

Custom Enhancer Drops Sunkissed 0.5 oz
CoverFX Custom Enhancer Drops Halo $42
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If you're in the mood to give your makeup space-girl vibes, a few drops of this iridescent hue will do the job. Its liquid texture makes it easily blendable into your foundation or tinted moisturizer. You can also apply this directly to your skin for an instant strobing effect.

Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick Unicorn Tears 0.4 oz/ 11.83 mL
Too Faced Melted Latex Liquified High Shine Lipstick Unicorn Tears $21
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This lipstick is solid proof that unicorn tears are a thing. One coat of this creamy gloss is enough to experience the pop of its pearlescent hue it brings your lips. Its honey-like texture feels soft and moisturizing, so you don't have to worry about things getting messy or spilling over your lipline.

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