Review: Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics ‘Cosmetic Glitter’ in Magenta

“The herpes of craft supplies” can sometimes be difficult to work into your routine. I got this Obsessive Compulsive Cosmetics Glitter as a gift, actually, and it sits on my vanity, taunting me with its shininess on a daily basis. “Look how pretty I am!”, it says. “TOO BAD ALL I WANT TO DO IS INFILTRATE YOUR TEARDUCTS, CAUSING MODERATE IRRITATION OF THE EYE AREA.”

The problem with glitters, for me, is that I see their beauty and think, “I want to rub this on my eyelids.” OCC’s suggestion that we “mix [the glitters] with [our] favorite hairstyling products” seems comparatively similar to what a 7th grader might have done in the 1990s. People might also mix it with nail polish or lip gloss, but that doesn’t hold a candle to coating your lids in pure discoball glitter madness.The magenta glitter, which definitely comes across as a fuchsia-y purple, is clunky and square, offering the potential to scratch up your lovely corneas.

Fortunately/unfortunately, I’ve always been a bit of a rebel. Hypothetically, if you were considering using this glitter on the eye area, which you totally shouldn’t do for safety reasons, I might recommend putting the glitter over a particularly gooey base, such as Fyrinnae’s Pixie Epoxy, in order to get a nice, opaque layer of glitter. However, I know you wouldn’t do something so blatantly reckless. I only put my eyes at risk for the sake of science. I am the Madame Curie of cosmetic glitter.
OCC’s Cosmetic Glitters retail for $14 for 0.08oz of pure sparkle, ringing in at $175 per ounce.


1. “I am the Madame Curie of cosmetic glitter.”

That deserves to be stitched into a sampler.

2. Indeed it does.

3. If only I was crafty!

4. I love the look you did with the glitter. Very dramatic!

5. I’ve been WONDERING what one would do with this stuff! It looks great on you!

Shani x

6. I will have you know, as a 7th grader in the 90s, that I didn’t wear ALL THE GLITTER until at least 10th grade…

7. Kandee Johnson had a tutorial on glittery eyelids.. last Christmas I think? She used Lash glue for the adhesive, I tried it with Tarina Tarantino pure opal powder, and it worked really well.

8. I love the look you did with the glitter! That lip color is gorgeous! What product is that?

9. Sephora Cream Lipstain in Endless Plum.

10. On the Sephora site the only one I could find close was Endless Purple, is that it? I didn’t see anything listed as Plum.

PS It looks amazing on you and now I must own it.

11. It definitely is! Sorry, I didn’t actually check before I posted that.

12. I love the way you wore this! I just found your blog and I am so excited I did!

13. Glad you like it!

14. luuuurve this look. Really striking!
(BTW, I have a MAC lipstick in Rebel which looks quite close to your lip color, though maybe more berry than plum. I get a lot of wear out of it since just a light application produces a nice effect as well as a fuller coverage application. My favorite fall makeup purchase!)

15. Rebel is on my list of things to buy!