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The latest trend for fashionistas and festival-goers is glitter tears: tears that look like glitter (or is it glitter than look like tears?)

The styles range from subtle to full-on, beautiful Bowie.

Application is intense, but crying is optional.

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"Glitter Tears" sounds like it could be an oxy moron—something so happy forming something so sad—but that's what makes them so whimsical and Coachella-y.

Glitter tears can be subtle.

This makeup look is now up on my YouTube channel!🍑 Go check it out the link is in my bio 💕

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They can be sad.

And they can be ecstatic.

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Festival look inspired by @pixieplastic ✨

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Glitter tears: a gorgeous, glamorous way to provide cover just in case the party doesn't go as planned and real, salty tears start to flow.

With Coachella just around the corner, Twitter is theorizing how the trend will play out.

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Historians will look at this era and trend with important questions like "What?" and "Why?"

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BRB, crying tears of glitter.