NYE Makeup Guide: Shimmer & Shine Into 2024 With These Beauty Products

“Shine bright like a diamond” – Rihanna

“Like a firework in the sky” – Katy Perry

“It’s your golden hour” – JVKE


You get the gist.….

Sparkles, shimmers and sequins. 2023 was definitely the year of Taylor Swift, and she says it best, “Make the whole place shimmer.” Therefore, it’s obvious we take her advice for starting 2024. 

New Year’s Eve is the time to be bejeweled with both your outfit and your makeup. Like making your New Year’s resolutions, now is not the time to hold back! Here at Loop Magazine, we are all for making a statement and have collected a list of our favorite makeup products that will have you as stunning as the ball during the midnight drop. 

From eye products to bronzer to the perfect lip, keep scrolling to see create the ultimate new years look whether you want to end 2023 with a subtle shimmer or bejeweled bang. 

Maybelline Color Tattoo Longwear Multi-Use Eyeshadow Stix


Use it as eyeshadow, eyeliner or both. The Maybelline Color Tattoo Long Wear Stix is perfect for all your eye makeup needs from painting your whole lid to making a precise wing. Our personal favorite is the rose gold for that new years shimmer, but there are 16 color options including both shimmers and mattes.

Revlon Super Lustrous Glass Shine Lipstick

$6-$17 (dependent on color)

Get the consistency and long wear of a lipstick but the shine of a sparkly lip gloss with the Revlon Super Lustrous Glass shine lipstick. Also available in a variety of colors, there’s a shade for every outfit and makeup look imaginable. 

Urban Decay Moondust Glitter Eyeshadow Palette


Anyone who is a fan of sparkly makeup looks knows about Urban Decay’s iconic Moondust eyeshadow. Now, they’ve taken the formula and put it into four color palettes for the ultimate shimmer eye look. The vegan formula lasts up to 16 hours after application, so you can dance past midnight with no worries. Our favorite color combination is Space Rider, but there is also the equally stunning Galactic Cowgirl. 

Rare Beauty Positive Light Liquid Luminizer


Are you wearing makeup or just have a natural glow? It’s the question everyone will be asking if you use the Rare Beauty Positive Light Liquid Luminizer. Designed to give a dewy look, this highlighter easily glides on and blends in with the skin. There’s a variety of colors for weather you want a golden, silver or even shimmering pink undertone. 

ColourPop Gold Dust Glitter Gel


If you only ever buy one thing from ColourPop, it needs to be their iconic glitter gel. The formula doesn’t feel sticky on one’s skin and is long lasting. It’s perfect to enhance eye looks, use on top of highlighter or even create abstract sparkle designs. 

Eva NYC Kweeen Glitter Spray


The shimmer doesn’t have to stop at the face. Make your whole body look like a disco ball with the viral body glitter. It easily sprays on to immediately give your skin some sparkle that will look shining under any light from the streetlights outside your local bar to the flashing lights in a club. 

Huda Beauty GloWish Soft Radiance Vegan Bronzing Powder

$31 ($17 for mini)

Not only does this bronzer have a radiant finish, it also has a vegan formula and is a certified clean product at Sephora. It is one of the most highly rated bronzers at the makeup store made with shea butter to smooth and condition the skin as well as with Vitamin E to add a protective layer. 


Thanks to celebrities like Sabrina Carpenter, the newest makeup trends include an effortless pink glowy makeup look. One of the best highlighters to help one achieve that is the Fenty Beauty Killawat Freestyle highlighter that has enough shine to compete with New Years firworks. No worries if the pink trend isn’t for you, as this product comes in all the traditional highlighter shades. 

E.L.F. Liquid Glitter Eyeshadow


Still want to shimmer but with a darker makeup look? The E.L.F. Liquid Glitter eyeshadow has you covered with dark pigmented shades, including black. It’s gel based and quick drying. It is also easily layerable, so you can determine your level of intensity this New Years. 

Teenitor Face Gems Self Adhesive Face Rhinestones 


Queen Cosmetics Runway Diamond Shimmer Gloss


We can’t end this list without a lip gloss! This Queen Cosmetics product went viral on TikTok for its absolutely gorgeous glittery formula, and we cannot think of a better occassion to rock it than NYE. We love this coral pink, but the site offers a variety of colors to make you shine bright like a diamond.