Say what you will about 2016, but in the beauty world this year was nothing short of magical. If embracing one of the technicolor viral hair trends that took over your Instagram feed doesn’t make you feel majestic enough, there’s no shortage of ways to inject some mythological enchantment into your makeup routine. Iridescent, shiny, and rainbow highlighters, lipstick, and makeup brushes are a few of the products us mortals can use to sprinkle some unicorn magic into our everyday routines. Here, we’ve rounded up the year’s most fantastical beauty buys that turn makeup routines into real-life fairy tales.
1. Unicorn Lashes Unicorn Brushes The Ultimate Unicorn Kit
Unicorn and makeup lovers alike gasped when Unicorn Lashes’ brush set inspired by everyone’s favorite mythical creature started making the rounds on social media. The set is currently sold out, but we suggest keeping an eye out for restock news.
2. BareMinerals Marvelous Moxie Lip Gloss Iridescent Topcoat in Hypnotized
Prepare to hypnotize anyone you come in contact with while wearing this holographic lip gloss.
Bare Minerals | $18
3. Pacifica Dream Big Mascara
Once you coat your lashes with this majestically packaged mascara, you’ll never want to use another tube again.
Pacifica | $16
4. Wet ‘n’ Wild Color Icon Rainbow Highlighter
Why use a highlighter to achieve an out-of-this-world glow, when you can take your complexion over the rainbow with this Wet ‘n’ Wild powder that the Internet collectively freaked out over?
Wet 'n' Wild | $5
5. Too Faced La Crème Color Drenched Lip Cream in Unicorn Tears
No real unicorns were harmed in the making of Too Faced’s uber popular iridescent lip color you’ve probably seen in a photo or two on your Instagram feed.
Too Faced | $22
6. Hot Tools Rainbow Gold Salon Curling Iron/Wand – Extended Barrel
Plug it in and let this iron work its magic to create bouncy, voluminous curls or undone waves.
Hot Tools | $55
7. Static Nails All-In-One Pop On Manicure Kit in Iridescent Highlighter
Giving yourself the coolest manicure ever just got a whole lot easier. Instead of fighting with nail art, pop on a set of reusable stick-ons and go.
Static Nails | $16
8. Lush Rainbow Fun
This just in: Bath time is fun again. Pop Lush’s colorful bubbler in the tub and you’ll never want to get out.
Lush | $10
9. Milk Makeup Holographic Stick
You could stick with your champagne highlighter or you could swap it for a dual-chrome shade that will truly make you look like you just landed from another planet.
Milk Makeup | $28
10. Lancôme Advanced Genifique Limited Edition Iridescent Bottle
The secret to a double tap-worthy top shelf: This eye-catching edition of Lancôme’s fan favorite anti-aging serum.
Lancome | $105