Glitter Pumpkin Butts Are the NSFW Halloween Trend You Need to See

This is insane, and I love it.

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Halloween is next month, which means you’ve got only a few short weeks to figure out a brilliant, Instagram-worthy costume. And if you’ve got absolutely zero ideas, then oh, boy, do I have the perfect eye-catching costume for you: Glitter pumpkin butts, a nude-y, naked-y, NSFW Halloween “trend” that’s about to infiltrate your social feeds.

The Details

If glittery butts look kinda familiar, it’s probably because the concept (which was originally spotted by in March; whattup) went viral in 2018, right in time for festival season. And, of course, in 2017, glitter boobs dominated the year’s biggest trends. Clearly, people not only love dipping their body parts in loose glitter, but also love looking at pictures of people dipping their parts dipped in loose glitter.

And as spotted by The Sun, the trend has become incredibly festive, thanks to the fact that these glitter butts are painted and designed to look like pumpkins. The UK glitter brand Go Go Glitter (a.k.a. one of the original creators of the glitter-butt trend) posted a photo of a pumpkin-painted butt, writing “🎃✨TWERK OR TREAT✨🎃 Tag a friend who has a pumpkin perfect bum!💥🙌”

The Backstory

“The glitter bum trend we started is so popular, we wanted to find a way to tie it in with the Halloween content we have been creating,” Sophia Levy, makeup artist and co-founder of Go Go Glitter, tells


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“Our peach bum was, and still is, one of our most popular looks, so we wanted to recreate it with a Halloween twist!” To create the actual pumpkin, Levy says they “used black and orange paint to draw out the shape, and then filled it in using our Glitter Fix and chunky glitter” (which, fun fact, is also biodegradable).

Though only a few glitter pumpkin butts have surfaced so far on social media (including this one, below, from @sirensspa), I have a feeling that more and more makeup artists will now be inspired to douse the nearest butt in glitter and Halloween-themed paints. Sure, it may not be the most office-friendly (or comfortable) Halloween costume, but hey—it’s fun to look at, right? Here’s to many more years of glitter-covered butts.

If you want to explore outside of pumpkins, try a glitter spider butt like this:

Or, don't hold back at all with the sparkle and try a full-on rhinestone booty:

Shop a Pumpkin Glitter Butt Starter Kit for Halloween

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Chloe Metzger
Beauty Editor

Chloe Metzger is the deputy beauty director at Cosmopolitan, overseeing the editorial content and growth strategy of the hair, makeup, and skin space on digital, while also obsessively writing about the best hair products for every hair type (curly girl here; whattup), and the skincare routines that really, truly work (follow her on Instagram to see behind-the-scenes pics of that magazine life). She brings nearly a decade of writing and editing expertise, and her work has appeared in AllureHealthFitnessMarie ClaireStyleCaster, and Parents. She also has an unhealthy adoration for Tom Hanks and would like to please meet him one day, if you could arrange that. Thanks.