Nail your Mardi Gras beauty look with these party-worthy products
Beauty Crew Digital Content Editor / February 28 2020
The annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is almost here! If you’re attending LGBTQI pride celebrations this weekend, decking yourself out in a show-stopping beauty look is an absolute non-negotiable.
And, if you can’t make it to Sydney, we guarantee you’ll want to file away these stunning beauty buy suggestions for your next festival - Coachella and Splendour in the Grass are now just around the corner!
Below, we’ve rounded up all the best statement beauty buys to help you achieve one seriously epic Mardis Gras festival beauty look.
NYX Professional Ultimate Shadow Palette in Brights
Introducing the Ultimate Shadow Palette from NYX Professional in Brights - AKA your new BFF for Mardi Gras weekend. This 16-shade palette features a huge range of high performance shades giving you endless eye look options.
Ecostardust Biodegradable Glitter in Kiss My Disco
Glitter was banned from Mardi Gras in 2019 but you can still sparkle responsibly (and guilt-free!) with eco-friendly biodegradable glitter. We love Ecostardust’s Biodegradable Glitter which is made from eucalyptus leaves and comes in heaps of shades.
L’Oréal Paris Matte Signature Eyeliner in Blue
If an all-out rainbow eyeshadow look isn’t quite your vibe, try your hand at colour with with some bright winged eyeliner. For a long-wearing option that will last all night, we love L’Oréal Paris Matte Signature Eyeliner in Blue.
YSL Beauty Rouge Volupté Rock'N Shine
YSL Beauty’s coveted classic Rouge Volupté has been given a glam party-worthy update with biodegradable glitter made from eucalyptus leaves. Our pick? Shade 05: Rocking Coral.
Tom Ford Eye Quad in DayDream
There’s never been a better time to experiment with a statement eye look and purple is a fun tone that suits most eye colours and complexions. We’re loving Tom Ford’s decadent Eye Quad in DayDream which contains a range of shimmery tones.
Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil
Inspired by the crystal dress Rihanna wore to the 2014 Council of Fashion Designers of America Awards, this gorgeous little compact contains a clever jelly-like formula that will have you shining bright like a diamond. Subtly sweep a little across your cheekbones or go all out with a top-to-toe application.
Revlon Ultra HD Vinyl Lip Polish in Rule the World
Let your lips take centre stage with this vinyl-finish lip gloss from Revlon. We can’t go past the shade Rule the World, a poppin’ hot pink with an incredibly pigmented finish.
Morphe Liquid Luster Mini Highlighter Drops
Light your complexion up with this set of four miniature highlighter drops from Morphe. Mix into your foundation to give your skin an all-over radiance or apply straight-up for a strobed effect.
Sportsgirl Celebration Eyeshadow Palette
Another colourful palette because there’s no such thing as too many! Sportsgirl has launched this dizzingly beautiful kaleidoscope-like palette of fun colours to support Mardi Gras this year with $5 from each sale donated to Minus 18, Australia’s youth driven network for LGBTIQ.
Isobel is a Digital Content Editor at BEAUTYcrew, marie claire and InStyle. When she's not busy hunting for the latest beauty news, you’ll find her arranging her skincare collection in search of the perfect “shelfie.” Isobel was previously BEAUTYcrew's Junior Beauty Writer.