I'm Allergic to Tackiness—15 Glitter Lipsticks That Meet My High Standards

There are two types of people in the world: those that love glitter and those who despise it. Personally, I'm a huge fan and have been for as long as I can remember. That being said, I do understand why some don't like to work with glitter when it comes to makeup. Fallout can be downright annoying (think eye shadow) and removing it can be a pain as well. Luckily, there are a wealth of makeup options formulated to dispel all the things we've grown to hate about glitter, especially in the lipstick genre. Oh, and if you think shimmering lips are tacky, think again!


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If you love the look of shiny lips like I do and want something a little more elevated than your usual lip gloss, glitter lipstick can be a fun tool to up the glamour for the holidays, a special occasion, or just because you feel like it. So where does one find a glitter lipstick that looks chic (not tacky) and actually feels smooth and luxurious on the lips? Well, that's where I come in. I wrangled 15 options that range from minimal to full-on "I came to celebrate" vibe. Keep scrolling to get a glittery glimpse of all of the best options that actually meet my high makeup standards. 

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