Today we celebrate America sticking it to the man (i.e., King George III). How better to honor thy (fore)father than with a little face bedazzling with a national symbol? No, we’re not suggesting you paint an entire flag on your forehead (on your nails, however…). We're talking stars. With a little bit of gloss and any number of celestial options, consider placing a metallic sparkle or two on your cheek, in your hair, on your lips, or on your temples—take note from Carine Roitfeld  and Kate Moss  and add a star to accent your eye, or draw on a temporary tattoo à la Gisele [20, 21]. Go crazy, because, today, beneath the fireworks denoting our independence, you and your new decorative accent will literally shine like the Fourth of July. In other words, the time is now.
To assist with placement inspiration, we've pulled together 35 images that will help you scream “America!” without a pet bald eagle, and with just enough panache.
And just in case you're in the need of a pump-up speech to prepare you for an evening of patriotism, look no further: