Makeup

Major metallic must-haves for party season

Your trusty powder and mascara is perf for the normal school day, but what about that party you’ve been looking forward to all holiday season? It’s time to have a little fun and experiment with this season’s totally fierce trend—metallics. Whether ya just swipe a little on your lid or go for full-on platinum shadow, check out these awesome products that can help get ya started. Party on!

 

Mixed metals

This duo will make mixing two metallic shades sooo easy. These palettes come in tons of different shades, too. Wear ’em separately or created a 3D look by layering ‘em just like you would a smoky eye.

 

L’Oreal HiP Studio Secrets Professional Metallic Duos in Bustling, $4, amazon.com

 

Shine bright

Metallic liner is great for girls that aren’t sure if they wanna completely commit to the metal craze. Just line your lower or upper lid for a hint of shine and color that’ll add a spark to your regular routine. Plus, Urban Decay has so many color options that you won’t have a problem finding a shade to match that amazing party dress you’ve got your eye on!

 

Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Eye Pencil in Gunmetal, $19, ulta.com

 

Luxe lashes

This metallic mascara is sure to keep all eyes on you. It’s brown, so it won’t look super heavy, but it sparkles when the light catches your lashes—hello, bright eyes!

 

Luna Twilight Gleam Metallic Mascara in Panther, $22, twilightbeauty.com 

 

Metal mani

No metallic collection would be complete without a dazzling shade of polish. You can’t go wrong with a dark bronze shade that can match with almost anything. Paint a coat, let it dry, then add a strip of black at your tips to make your nails really pop!

 

American Apparel Metallic Nail Polish in Bronze Dash, $6, store.americanapparel.net
 
 

BY ALEXIS GAVRELIS ON 12/13/2012 12:00:00 PM

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