Body glitter is a fun, safe makeup accessory for preteens and teenagers. Or add a bit of sparkle to your make-believe, little fairy or princess. But why pay a lot, when you can customize and make your own? Also, this is a great party craft idea!
unmedicated aloe vera gel (can be found next to the hand lotions in discount or drug stores)
very fine glitter in the color of your choice
essential body oil in the scent of your choice (optional)
Add 1/2 teaspoon of very fine glitter to 3 tablespoons of the aloe vera gel. If desired, add 1 drop of essential oil. Stir until blended and store at room temperature in a small, airtight container or jar.
(NOTE: Some people are sensitive to essential oils, I suggest testing body glitter on inside of arm before applying to face). Do not use near eyes.
Copyrighted 2001 by Kathryn Sheehan of The Silver Penny.