Sparkles are wonderful. There was once a day in my life where my vials of loose colored glitters were as precious to me as almost anything. I used to use them to add some shimmer to my eyeshadow, and as the magical finishing touch to my baby clips and on the toes of my Doc Martens. The carpet in my room was a mess of glitter, and everything I owned had the telltale trails of my sparkle obsession.
But lets be real. Loose glitter is a mess, and it is impractical. And some people are total glitter haters, and they don’t want you anywhere near them with the stuff, for fear that it will end up all over them.
One of the lamest parts of being a grownup is not having a sparkle covered life. But I miss my glitterbuzz. That being said, I recently stumbled upon some amazing looking ways to incorporate sparkles back into life…..While keeping them relatively mess-free and contained.
Check out these awesome tutorials. This first one is a Glitter Hair Gel that you can use to add some shimmer to your strands.
The second one is this to die for Sparkly Melon Lip Look!
I absolutely love this Sexy Slicked-Back Sparkly Hair Do.
Sparkly Freckles?????? Yes please.
I’m diggin the looks of these Sparkly Golden Lashes (and Brows!).
And lastly, The Glitter Part. I will rock this look one of these days. I first saw it on my co-worker Sarah B. She wore a golden glitter part to this years Vainiversary Holiday Party, with long wavy 70’s hair and I nearly died.
The Manic Panic Die Hard Styling Gel in Stiletto is pretty amazing, BTW. It is a silver shimmer/glitter gel that goes on thick and looks like solid sterling when it is in your hair. One of these days I will do a silver curly ombre short hair tutorial with it for ya;)