Berry and bronze lip colours shimmered thanks to a mirror-effect gloss, the skin glistened with a pearlescent highlighter and eyes were left bare aside from a wet-look shadow. Even the slicked-back hair was full of shine.
However, if glossy lips aren't your thing, the easiest way to wear the trend is with an illuminating blush or cream. Sweep across cheekbones for an iridescent glow or add under the eyebrows (it's a great trick to make your eyes pop.)
And if you've picked out a strapless dress to wear for party season? Try applying a highlighter across the collarbone for extra glamour.
Here's our pick of the best tools to shimmer with...