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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Holiday Glitter Trend Begins with Neanderthals

Did you know that glitter began with the Neanderthals? Recently anthropologists have found seashells stained with crushed pyrite (fool's gold) which they're thinking functioned as the very first makeup compacts.

At CRC, they are the beauty experts and have reviewed 15 of the top consumer publications in the last month to investigate the biggest beauty trends this holiday season.

As Marc Jacobs has said, "Shine is my favorite color" and everyone always takes it uber serious at Christmastime. And not just in the traditional glittery gown way you'd expect...

Here are just a few of the glittery trends we've picked up on that are upping the ante on making this sparkly season even sparklier:

Gold leaf hair - what?

Gilded Lids (but also lipstick) - because what glitters like 24-karat gold?

"Glamouflage" - a minimal version of the chunky sparkled eyes we love on the runway

The Sparkly Red Lip - an extra something to the classic hue

Rose - a subtle way to sparkle by giving you a fairy-take flush 

Sparkly Lashes - because the feline flick was not enough

Snow Globe Manis - shake things up (literally or not) with this new take on holiday-ready nails

Glowing - the next step to contouring that'll luminize your face with the subtlest sparkles

It's hard not to envy how the Neanderthals only had one way of wearing glitter - there are too many to choose from! 

There is one way to get an idea of which trends work best for you. The free beauty app YouCam Makeup (iOS/Android) allows you to try on makeup looks in real time via its live Makeup Cam that identifies your facial features. They have all of the above looks and more, including some specifically formulated for this holiday season and New Year's.

Learn more about YouCam at http://www.perfectcorp.com/

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