Glitter eye tutorial

It’s time to sparkle! Learn how to do a gorgeous glitter eye that’s perfect for party season

All that glitters is most definitely gold – especially when it comes to your eyes. A grown-up glitter eye is a must-have for parties or special occasions, turning any make-up look into a sparkle sensation. Find out how to do it for yourself in just a few easy steps.

Step 1 – Contour

Use a grey eyeshadow to create a contour in and around the eye socket.

No7 Stay Perfect Eye Shadow Palette Nude




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Step 2 – Line it up

Apply a black liquid eyeliner to your upper and lower lash line. Do this before you apply the eyeshadow to stop it from cracking or clinging to the glitter.

Rimmel London Wonderwing Liner



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Step 3 – Go for (glittery) gold

Use a gold, glittery eyeshadow all over your eyelid, as well as underneath your lower lash line. 

NYX Professional Makeup Glitter and Primer Gift Set



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Step 4 – Blend it beautiful

Blend your glitter eyeshadow with a clean brush to soften the edges.

Step 5 – Lashings of mascara

Touch up your eyeliner if required and then finish with mascara.