There’s nothing more fun about the holiday season than epic parties that let you bust out all the glitter makeup. Whether you’re into a silver glitter beauty look or are going for an out-of-this-world sparkly unicorn style, you can live your dream of looking like a real-life disco ball on NYE… which is great until you have to remove it all at the end of the night.
Turns out, Kirsten Dunst‘s makeup artist Mary Wiles has the easiest, quickest way to remove glittery makeup, and it’s a household tool you’ve probably got already lying around the house!
Wiles, who has worked on other famous faces like Naomi Watts and Elizabeth Olsen, told Elle that she uses a lint roller — yes, a lint roller! — to get rid of glitter, or else “you will be finding it all over for weeks!” Genius. Why haven’t we ever thought of that? In case you don’t already have this handy, multitasking tool, you can get a five-pack of Scotch-Brite Lint Rollers ($14) on Amazon.
The beauty guru says she uses a silicone brush to “pick up and stamp” glitter onto the skin, before setting it with a mist like Make Up For Ever’s Mist and Fix Setting Spray ($30) to keep it all in check for a fun night out. And when you’re ready to say farewell to all that shimmer at the end of the night, use Wiles’ trick to easily remove it so you don’t wake up looking like your entire bed was glitter bombed.
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