How To Do The Most: Glitter Edition

There are two issues I’m completely certain about on this life:
1. my unwavering loyalty to Oprah stems from my mom viewing Oprah’s afternoon broadcast whereas giving beginning to me
2. I’ve all the time had a fierce gravitational pull to sparkle. I learn in a New York Times article not too long ago that we’re interested in sparkle due to our innate compulsion to hunt out water however for me, I really feel it goes even deeper.

First of all, glitter was BANNED from my family at an early age on account of my must put it on actually every part (paper, my greasy hair, sneakers, furnishings, my mother’s briefcase…). I used to be a very unhinged, sparkle-fueled beast.

As an grownup, only one fast flicker of a excessive shine glitter lights up each single comfortable receptor in my mind just like the Fourth of July. It nonetheless sends me into the identical wild-eyed lunatic state I skilled as a toddler. But, if I’ve discovered something from limitless feedback and DMs, it’s that I’m however a blip on the radar of glitter (and Oprah) fanatics.

So, I’ve determined it’s time to lean in and let my compulsion reside its large shiny fact. “Lots of glitter” is just not, I understand, a revolutionary idea, however my objective is to not reinvent the wheel. It is to encourage you to let your freak flag fly and to not take make-up too severely. Let me stroll you thru my common week of How To Do The Most Glitter:


Marc Jacobs Beauty See-Quins Glam Glitter
For your staple white T-shirts and denims uniform, this Icy Opal shade will jumpstart the look into full blast You earlier than the espresso hits. This pressed, tiny paperweight pot is the Victoria’s Secret angel of glitters, and the Lily Aldridge of the angels. The first time I attempted this was in a suburban mall Sephora (the one genuine solution to uncover glitter) with my future mother-in-law. Upon the appliance of a single swipe, we each checked out one another and gasped.

Every Day

Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Beauty Light Wand
Darlings, my Hollywood Beauty Light Wand is a dreamy rose gold highlighter impressed by the digitally-remastered methods of Hollywood and the flawless filters of social media.
We’re simply getting warmed up right here… Close your eyes and visualize Charlotte Tilbury in entrance of you, she’s telling you you’re actually probably the most stunning creature that has ever graced her presence (you might be!!). Now swipe on a pair dabs of this product. As quickly as a ray of sunshine catches wind that you simply’ve utilized this, it’ll discover you and provide the middle stage highlight you deserve on this second and lifelong since you’re actually doing superb sweetie!

Hump Day

Fenty Gloss Bomb in Fu$$Y
This gloss will truthfully slap your soul again into your physique and remind you that you simply’re in your prime proper now, on this second, wherever and whoever you might be. The shine is EXPLOSIVE and the glitter is just not right here to play video games; it’s entrance and middle able to spouse you up. I’d rename this gloss “it’s my fucking birthday” if Fenty would simply lastly ask me my opinion. But till then, take pleasure in this XXL wand that provides you glitter lips.


Huda Beauty Obsessions Palette in Sapphire
If you’ve ever needed to go so large with a combo of pure saturated coloration AND sparkle issue that persons are visibility shook and in awe of your presence, boy are you in for a deal with. Huda glitter is its personal unicorn within the glitter universe that packs a lot vibrancy that when you had been to take a selfie after making use of and share it on the web, it could find yourself on my Pinterest Glitter board. I really feel extra flirtatious simply fascinated by it.


NYX Glitter Goals Liquid Eyeliner + Mac Glitter Pigments
Gorgeous glitter floating in crystal clear liquid, twinkly to the contact. I’ve been utilizing these two for therefore lengthy that it’s change into second nature for me to only casually stroll into probably the most low-key occasion trying like I needs to be in a Fergie music video. These really feel like dwelling to me. Good previous basic chunky, apparent, Paris Hilton Simple Life stage glitter. I really like that they are saying “hey, I attempted actually laborious and none of this was easy,” a refreshing assertion to make in 2k19. Ps. You can use each of those on face, pores and skin, and hair.

Sunday (Don’t snigger, I’m critical)

Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil
To finish on the very best notice of luxurious and decadence, this shimmering physique oil exudes precisely the perspective we have to strut right into a room trying like a disco ball. This physique oil is unquestionably doing A LOT. Even earlier than it hits your pores and skin you may inform this glitter is THE good things and once more, will on no account ever be described as delicate. Add just a little of this luxe-ness for no purpose aside from to hit Trader Joe’s or Pilates. You deserve it!

Luxuriously yours,

—Samantha Wilson

Photo by way of ITG.

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