Pro Tip: How to Wear Metallic Eye Makeup
To try this dramatic, smokey eye look, pick a favorite precious metal single shadow or kit in a cream or powder and follow these steps, courtesy of makeup artist Beth Bender. For color options, try Eye Colour in Iridescent Gunmetal ($8,bethbenderbeauty.com) and Eye Colour in Platinum Shimmer with our Long Wearing Liner in Onyx, ($16.99, bethbenderbeauty.com).
Step 1: Sweep gunmetal metallic shadow on the lids and slightly above crease. Focus the color towards the outer eye as seen here. Line along the bottom lashes as well.
Step 2: Lightly line the upper and lower rims with an Onyx gel eyeliner or eye pencil, focusing on the outer corners. For a softer liner smudge with a Q-tip or sponge tip applicator.
Step 3: Dab a lighter metallic shadow on the inner corners and blend into the gunmetal. Highlight the brownbone with a base shade in a matte shadow or just leave as is. Finish with mascara on the top and bottom lashes.
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