I posted a picture on my Instagram recently of a simple glitter look I did and I’ve had awesome feedback and the glitter brand even reposted it on their Instagram this morning (woo!!). I’ve had a few people ask what products I used and how to apply the glitter as it can get super messy so I thought I’d do a really quick run down of the products I used and how I did it.
Firstly, if you’re super clumsy like me I’d recommend using pressed glitter rather than loose as just like loose powder it goes absolutely everywhere. I have the Sin City palette from Crushed Gems Cosmetics and this is it here:
I did swap one of the darker colours in the original Sin City palette for the orangey holographic colour called ‘Phoenix’ as i’m a sucker for amber colours and I thought i’d use it more and so far it is my favourite colour in the palette. They’re a small, independent business at the moment and the glitters are all hand-made/pressed so they are a little expensive and do take a while to arrive but they are so worth it! They’re also a cruelty-free and vegan brand and have recently released liquid highlighters and bath bombs too which I will be investing in soon 😀
So here is the look:
I am using the Collection Lasting Perfection Concealer in Shade 1 (Fair), No7 Beautifully Matte foundation in the shade ‘Calico’ then the No7 Translucent powder on top. Then using the Kat Von D Shade and Light contour palette and the shade ‘Marshmallow’ from the ABH Sweets Glowkit on my cheeks.
For the shadow I used my Morphe 35F palette, used the orangey/amber shimmer colour as a base on the lid and then put a matte auburn on top to create a deeper colour for the glitter to go on top of.
For the glitter I applied Too Faced Glitter Glue on the lid and then used a small lip brush and dampened in with Urban Decay Setting Spray. I then dipped the brush into the darker gold glitter in the palette and patted it onto my eyelids, do not brush or stroke as there will be quite a bit of fall out onto the face and glitter is MURDER to remove as the particles are so small. I only applied the glitter halfway across my lids as it was only a casual look and having a lighter colour or a reflecting colour on the inner corners of the eyes opens them up a lot more for us small eyed ladies.
Last but not least I applied Ardell Demi Wispies with Duo eyelash glue and then a Kat Von D Everlasting Liquid Lipstick in the shade “Vampira”.
Hope you enjoyed my simple glitter look and post! Check out another look here. Do you have any favourite glitter brands that you can recommend?!