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10 Beauty Ideas For The Adult Glitter Enthusiast

With New Years fast approaching, we all need to get our glitter game on lock. While the roll on stuff from Claire's is all fine and good, here are some more age appropriate ways to incorporate some sparkle into your beauty routine!

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1. A Gilded Part

Or silver, or bronze, or green, whatever! Easily achieved by adding either a glittery liquid product (like eyeliner), or hair chalk to your part, this is a pretty unusual (and subtle) look.
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Or silver, or bronze, or green, whatever!

Easily achieved by adding either a glittery liquid product (like eyeliner), or hair chalk to your part, this is a pretty unusual (and subtle) look.

Kevin Murphy Color Bug in Shimmer, $25
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Kevin Murphy Color Bug in Shimmer, $25

NYX Liquid Crystal Liner, $4.50
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NYX Liquid Crystal Liner, $4.50

2. A Red Shimmery Lip

Especially beautiful with minimal eye makeup!
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Especially beautiful with minimal eye makeup!

Lime Crime Carousel Gloss in Cherry on Top, $17
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Lime Crime Carousel Gloss in Cherry on Top, $17

KA'OIR Glitz $14.99 for just the loose glitter, $31.99 for the Lipstick AND loose glitter. Tutorial videos are on their website. They have some insanely pigmented, awesome quality lipsticks in any color you can imagine btw.
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KA'OIR Glitz $14.99 for just the loose glitter, $31.99 for the Lipstick AND loose glitter. Tutorial videos are on their website. They have some insanely pigmented, awesome quality lipsticks in any color you can imagine btw.

View this video on YouTube

A great tutorial if you'd rather use a loose glitter product that you already have.

3. Sparkly Cat Eyes

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Mastering the cat eye is the difficult part, the glitter is an easy addition!
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Mastering the cat eye is the difficult part, the glitter is an easy addition!

Urban Decay Heavy Metal Liquid Liner in Midnight Cowboy, $19 (really great light gold/champagne color)
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Urban Decay Heavy Metal Liquid Liner in Midnight Cowboy, $19

(really great light gold/champagne color)

Wet N Wild Liquid Eyeliner in Black Sparkle, $2(the most underrated liquid eyeliner on the planet, highly pigmented, amazing brush and slight sparkle)
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Wet N Wild Liquid Eyeliner in Black Sparkle, $2

(the most underrated liquid eyeliner on the planet, highly pigmented, amazing brush and slight sparkle)

4. Nude Nails with Glitter Accents

Accent nail, geometric shapes, gradients, chevrons, tips etc....Glitter+Nude Nails=Solid PlanAnd Essie is always a stylish and inexpensive choice at $8.50 a bottle!

Accent nail, geometric shapes, gradients, chevrons, tips etc....

Glitter+Nude Nails=Solid Plan

And Essie is always a stylish and inexpensive choice at $8.50 a bottle!

5. Metallic Lids

Add some metallic glitter in with that smokey eye! Don't forget a good eye primer with your glittery eyes!
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Add some metallic glitter in with that smokey eye! Don't forget a good eye primer with your glittery eyes!

Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow, $32This stuff is buildable so you can use it for a slight shimmer or build it up to be completely opaque. The texture is indescribable but it's very easy to use.

Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eye Shadow, $32

This stuff is buildable so you can use it for a slight shimmer or build it up to be completely opaque. The texture is indescribable but it's very easy to use.

NYX Roll on Eye Shimmer, $4
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NYX Roll on Eye Shimmer, $4

6. Shimmery 'Do

You can go either way with this one, a glitter spray can be used in moderation to add a little sparkle in the sun, or you can douse it if you're feeling that extra dazzle.
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You can go either way with this one, a glitter spray can be used in moderation to add a little sparkle in the sun, or you can douse it if you're feeling that extra dazzle.

Kevin Murphy Shimmer Shine, $28.50Made with tiny tiny gold particles, this stuff is a VERY subtle shimmer, and a leave in repairing treatment!
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Kevin Murphy Shimmer Shine, $28.50

Made with tiny tiny gold particles, this stuff is a VERY subtle shimmer, and a leave in repairing treatment!

Jerome Russell B-wild Hair and Body Glitter Spray, $8.99
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Jerome Russell B-wild Hair and Body Glitter Spray, $8.99

7. Sparkly Body Art

Believe it or not, it can be tastefully done! And it's actually a huge thing right now. While you can use other glitter products to make some 1 day only, homemade designs of your own, a company called Flash Tats makes golden temporary tattoo sheets starting at $22. Now if only they made real deal glitter tattoo ink...
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Believe it or not, it can be tastefully done! And it's actually a huge thing right now. While you can use other glitter products to make some 1 day only, homemade designs of your own, a company called Flash Tats makes golden temporary tattoo sheets starting at $22. Now if only they made real deal glitter tattoo ink...

Flash Tattoos Child of Wild, $30Apparently these last a little under a week, and look badass.

Flash Tattoos Child of Wild, $30

Apparently these last a little under a week, and look badass.

8. Glittery Lashes

Cover 'em, or just cover the tips for a little extra sparkle. Use a glitter liner or a glitter mascara. Be careful with loose glitter, because it can get in your eyes for real.

Cover 'em, or just cover the tips for a little extra sparkle. Use a glitter liner or a glitter mascara. Be careful with loose glitter, because it can get in your eyes for real.

Eyes Lips Face Glitter Mascara, $2
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Eyes Lips Face Glitter Mascara, $2

9. Shimmering Body Lotions

These are pretty accessible, shimmering body lotions are pretty much everywhere! Make sure to test them out, you don't wanna go overkill... or underkill?

These are pretty accessible, shimmering body lotions are pretty much everywhere! Make sure to test them out, you don't wanna go overkill... or underkill?

Scott Barnes Body Bling, $42
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Scott Barnes Body Bling, $42

L'Occitane Cherry Blossom Shimmering Lotion, $25
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L'Occitane Cherry Blossom Shimmering Lotion, $25

Olay Quench Daily Lotion Plus Shimmer, $7.79
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Olay Quench Daily Lotion Plus Shimmer, $7.79

10. Glitter Brows? Why not...

A creative way to up your brow game! Maybe a little loose glitter added to your normal eyebrow routine... any ideas?
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A creative way to up your brow game! Maybe a little loose glitter added to your normal eyebrow routine... any ideas?

How do you incorporate glitter into your make up routine?

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