How To Wear Glitter Like An Adult

I posted an braid tutorial last week (find on my Instagram @velvetsedge) and I got SO many messages about the glitter eye make up I was wearing that day. It is really the perfect time of year for glitter and although I think glitter can be a little cheesy or tacky looking if used incorrectly, when applied correctly it’s amazing. In fact, the Zoe Report just called it one of the biggest trends this season. So if we are going to wear glitter, I think it’s important that we do it appropriately. Here are my tips on how to wear glitter like an adult…..

This is the look I wore last week. Check out my Instagram Highlights under “MAKEUP” for a step by step tutorial of this look. @velvetsedge

Here are the products I used, click the pics below to shop:

Colors: (links above, just click pics to shop):

Pigment/Glitter: Gold

Glitter Liner: Urban Cowboy

Lip Liner: Stripdown

Matte Liquid Lip: Eternite

Eyeliner: 01

Eyeshadows: All from the same palette (linked in pic above)

crease color: Tease

lid: Blackout

under eye: Tease and Blackout

Other ways to wear glitter like an adult:


This is hands down my favorite product to use on body for that perfect shimmer and it SMELLS amazing too! I use a powder brush to apply it to my décolletage (chest) area and then just spray and use hands all over legs! Click pic to shop.


This product has tiny bits of gold flakes that make hair shine and look amazingly healthy. Spray on wet or dry!

I can’t 100% speak to the Kim K’s ultra light beams because I haven’t used them yet. However, in every tutorial or post I have seen, the lip colors stand out so much to me because they are the perfect mix of shimmer and subtle. Click here to check those out.

Another favorite of mine for shimmery lips:

Like I mentioned in the glitter tutorial on Instagram, click here for more tips on contouring and concealer!

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