It’s that time of year again: parties, presents and the eternal quest to keep glitter from invading every surface of your home and handbag. Even though the sparkly stuff has made a big return, it’s not your only option for holiday beauty. Turn to “The Great Glitter Dilemma,” on page 126, for more. And our beauty shoot, on page 130, offers a sophisticated yet celebratory counterpoint to the season’s sparkles. VANESSA CRAFT
DKNY Be Tempted Eau de Parfum Spray ($85 for 50 mL); Giorgio Armani Lip Magnet in 602 ($45); Pixi Beauty H20 SkinTint in Nude ($34); Caryl Baker Ultimate Lip Liner in Winery ($18.50). For details, see Shopping Guide.