‘Glitter Highlights’ Are The Latest Beauty Trend And They Look Annoyingly Uncomfortable

Every year, there’s a trend that appears online and before we know it, takes the internet by storm. It always, somehow, revolves around beauty and makeup, so sorry boys–this ain’t for you. Women for years have looked to social media for new ideas and tips on what’s “trending” in order to stay relevant online. So, it’s no surprise that once something pops off, everyone is down to try it. In 2017 alone, we were introduced with:

Contouring:

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Gray hair:

Weird eyebrow trends:

Fake freckles:

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Coffin nails:

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We could keep going, but you pretty much get the point. Every year, weird, cool, and out-there trends appear on social media and before we know it, they blow up. Since 2018 kicked off only days ago, you’d think that it would take a bit of time for a new fad to appear and sweep our social feeds. But, fear now fellow glam-readers, we’re already getting a new hair trend that looks cute, but hella uncomfortable (in my unpopular opinion).

Written by Lex Gabrielle

A writer and teacher from New York City who fully supports messy buns and 3+ cups of coffee a day.