Can you use glitter on your eyes?
That said, nothing in the world is 100% safe to put near your eyes.
Glitter has the potential to irritate your peepers and scratch up your corneas, which is VERY painful–but eyes are delicate, and even a contact lens or a rogue eyelash can do the same thing.
Worn on the skin, glitter is pretty safe..
What will happens if Glitter gets in your eye?
A piece of glitter in your eye could scratch your cornea. … If an abrasion is not treated, it could become infected and turn into a corneal ulcer. Symptoms of a corneal ulcer are similar to a corneal abrasion, but also include eye discharge and mild to severe vision loss.
What can I use to keep glitter on my eyes?
Use lip balm or petroleum jelly if you are applying glitter only. Lip balm and petroleum jelly are just sticky enough for the glitter to adhere. Use a cotton swab to spread a thin layer of the product where you want the glitter to be on your eyelid. Do not apply these products on top of eyeshadow because it will smear.
Is glitter eyeshadow dangerous?
Once inside the eye, a fleck of glitter can scratch and possibly damage your eye or the sensitive skin under the lid. Cosmetic glitter is usually rounded around the edges and much smaller. This way, if it falls into your eye it isn’t dangerous.