• Real Simple December  2010 Sparkling Lickable Body Powder

 The grow-up's guide to GLITTER


Playing it safe with makeup has its time and place, but not in December.  When practically everything else is gilded, you want to sparkle, too.  But how do you pull off glitter, gloss, and shimmer and still look like, well, an adult?  By making wise choices and exercising restraint, of course.


On the Collarbone - If you plan to wear an outfit with a revealing neckline, "dust your neck and shoulders with a glitter-infused powder puff," says Tina Turnbow, a New York City makup artist.  Remove any rogue glitter from your clothing with a piece of rolled-up tape.  Try: Urban Decay Vintage Flavored Body Powder in Honey (Now Sparkling Lickable Body Powder, $29; urbandecay.com)

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