Glamourous holiday party accessories

Add a festive finishing touch to your ensemble with a quick hit of sparkling nail colour, softly shimmering cosmetics or a glitzy accessory

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For easy glamour, slip on a slim satin headband with a flirty bejewelled tassel (Goody Glam, $4 each)

Available at drugstores and department stores across Canada.

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Lipstick and lipgloss

M.A.C’s violet Mattene lipstick in Seductive Intent ($18, 2.3 g) and its Lipglass gloss in Perky ($18, 4.8 g) are a cool combo for statement lips.

Available at M.A.C,, 800-387-6707.

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Well-dressed nails

Tinsel for fingertips: Butter London Nail Lacquers in (from top) Fairy Cake, Jack the Lad and Scally-wag (each $17, 11 mL).

Available at Butter London,

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Hair accessories

Set off a classic updo with Goody Luxe bobby slides adorned with faux pearls and rhinestones ($6 for a set of three).

Available at drugstores and department stores across Canada.

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Lush lashes

These synthetic lashes from Joe Fresh are segmented into three pieces each for easy application, or to be worn as partials ($8 for kit with a pair of lashes, 7 g of adhesive and three application sticks).

Available at Joe Fresh,

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Classy footwear

Shoe clips add instant dazzle to your office pumps or, as we’ve shown here, to flats. Studded metal clip with turquoise jewels ($30 per pair) and ribbon bow with grey beads ($25 per pair) are both Shoelery by Erica Giuliani.

Available at Shoelery by Erica Giuliani,

Damn Heels flats fold in half and tuck into a coordinated pouch; swap them with your high heels when your feet have had it ($55; Shoelery clip not included).

Available at Damn Heels,

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Glimmer powder

Spritz décolleté, hair or legs with glimmer powder from The Body Shop’s boudoir-chic atomizer (The Sparkler in Enchanted Gold, $24, 10 g).

Available at The Body Shop,

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Holiday hair

Ruffled lace and chiffon hair clips add a feminine touch to your holiday ‘do (Stylize, $9 for set of three).

Available at Shoppers Drug Mart,

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Fun and feminine makeup palettes

Each zippered vinyl case of the “Fun” (shown closed) and “Feminine” (shown open) palettes from Urban Decay doubles as a mini clutch-just pop out the magnetized palette. Each has six eyeshadows and a lip gloss ($36 each).


Available at Sephora,; Shoppers Drug Mart Beauty Boutiques,

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