It's the most wonderful time of the year. You get to dress up in ridiculously fancy clothes and even test out some bold makeup. If you're like most of us, you've probably been a little tempted to even incorporate shimmer into your look, but a heavy hand on the glitter can easily result in a sparkling mess. There's no need to be afraid of some shimmer. Follow our easy tips and tricks below for an all-grown-up glow.
Covering the entire eyelid with glitter can result in an animated Tinkerbell effect. Instead of overdosing on the glitter eye shadows swipe a thin stroke of liner right above lashes for a precise, yet standout, statement.
Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Eyeliner, $20; nordstrom.com.
A mature way to incorporate glitz into your look is to search for products with finely crushed pigments. The smaller specks in this highlighter offer a natural radiance while still dressing up your party look.
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish, $32; maccosmetics.com.
3. Lip Gloss
Add a futuristic twist to your lips with this brilliant gloss. The micro shimmer formula adds dimension and the sheer coverage can be layered with your favorite lipstick.
Givenchy Gelée D'Interdit Smoothing Gloss Balm Crystal Shine, $31; sephora.com.
4. Hair Tattoos
Instead of the messy glitter roots trend, add a dash of sparkle to your strands with these easy-to-apply hair tattoos.
Scunci Hair and Body Tattoos, $5; target.com.
Photo Credits: Hair by Nathan Rosenkranz for Alterna Hair Care for Honey Artists, Makeup by Deanna Melluso for Armani for The Wall Group, Manicure by Maki Sakamoto for Kate Ryan Inc, Modeled by Maja Brodin at The Society Management