19 Gorgeous and Grown Up Ways To Rock Glitter This Season

It's officially lit, thanks to these festival-ready looks!

Jennifer Ford May, 15, 2017

You probably never thought you’d find the season’s hottest beauty product at your local Michael’s Arts and Crafts—right next to the construction paper and Elmer’s glue.

But as the beauty forecast has it, glitter is trending this season. And you’re definitely going to need sunglasses because your nails, hair, and makeup are about to be lit! Glitter is a must-have for festival season and your summer glow-up. A little sprinkle is all you’ll need to freshen up your look, so if you haven’t purchased glitter since elementary school, now’s the time to re-up.

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There’s a millon ways to rock gliiter this season and they’re all grown up-approved. Get inspired by the Insta-beauties below! 




1 of 18 @lady.at.play/Instagram

When it comes to popping lip gloss, glitter is always key.

2 of 18 @travondaswellbeing/Instagram

Bring out your inner unicorn with a head-turning glittery undercut.

3 of 18 @ninasunstar/Instagram

Glitter freckles? Yes please!

4 of 18 @the_braid_bar/Instagram

Sparkly hair, don't care.

5 of 18 @nyanelebajoa/Instagram

Glittery lips are lit!

6 of 18 @tailormadejane/Instagram

We love when our eyeshadow shines bright. 

7 of 18 @platinumhandzz/Instagram

This golden braid oozes Black girl magic. 

8 of 18 @keishadesvignes/Instagram

Whether you're rocking glitter on your lips or lids, it's going to make your makeup pop.

9 of 18 @getbraidified/Instagram

These bedazzled braids stopped us in our tracks.

10 of 18 @joshua.pestka/Instagram

There's nothing elementary about this stunning glow up!

11 of 18 @sabrinawarnickmakeup/Instagram

Even just  a pinch of glitter can brighten up your makeup look. For subtle shimmer, apply near the inner eye.

12 of 18 @therealkamie/Instagram

First, the internet was obsessed with unicorn hair and now it's going crazy over glittery roots. The trend will be hard to resist this season; it's basically highlighter for your hair!

13 of 18 @itsmeabryllya/Instagram

A few sprinkles of glitters will give any hairdo a fresh and artsy feel.

14 of 18 @courtnee_camile/Instagram

Glitter is an easy way freshen up some of our most coveted styles, like cornrows.

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Make you nails pop with fun sparkly designs like these chic golden digits.

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We're officially caught in a purple haze. 

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No need dust on highlighter and bronzer. Glitter will have your skin beaming like no other!

18 of 18 @makeupbymayaillyce/Instagram

Barely there glitter under the eyes will brighten up an entire look.