Metallic Eyeshadow Look
The 2013 Fall beauty and fashion trends are in full swing with velvet skin finishes, intense metallic eyeshadows, dark berry lips, and molten metal tipped nails. I can’t help but play around with all of the cool colors and textures of the season. I used several products on my lid to achieve the intense metallic eyeshadow look.
Things I used:
I used Laura Mercier Metallic Eye Colour in Alloy as my eyeshadow base. This cream shadow is great! It’s a little bit on the pricey side so any drugstore metallic eyes cream brand. Providing a base for your shadow to stick to helps the shadow stand out better and last longer. For a metallic eye, it’s a must-have!
I then packed Stila’s Diamond Lil shadow on my top and lower lids. This is a greyish brown metallic color.
On the inner and outer corners I blended in a matte black eyeshadow (this one is from coastal scents and it sucks) to add dimension to the look. I also ran this under my lower lash line skipping the center.
On the center of my lid I blended in Star Makeup Haven shadow in Electra-fied. I also added this to the center of my lower lash line.
On my brow bone I wanted a matte finish so I used Jordana 12 hour Made to Last Shadow Pencil in Contuous Almond #04.
I then applied mascara and false lashes to complete the look.
Here are swatches of all the shadows:
From left to right: Laura Mercier Metallic creme shadow in Alloy, Stila Diamond Lil, Coastal Scents black shadow, Stars Makeup Haven Electri-fied, Jordana 12 hour Continuous Almond
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