Keeping things subtle is so last year. Gear up all you heavy metal lovers because 2018 is all about that glitzy shine thanks to metallic eyes. We’re not talking about ingenuous specks of glitter but of loud, emphatic metal magic for a booming year ahead. What better way than to let your eyes do all the talking by making use of the metallic eyes trend. Read on as we bring you five easy yet stunning ways to work that edgy shine like a total metal head.
Gone are the days when eyeliners were merely meant to make the lashes look thicker. This year around, eyeliners aren’t just intended to define a look. In fact, eyeliners are the look. Metallic eyeliners are perfect for people who want to keep it flashy yet be minimalistic. Swipe a couple of freehand strokes of your favourite metallic hue or opt for a simple metallic wing to keep things classy.
Cut that Crease Metallic
This must be done… only cause we like our cut crease with an extra bit of oomph. Yes, you heard us right. We’re taking the cut crease game to the next level this season. The hint of shine is meant to evoke your inner disco diva. If you ought to cut a crease this year, this is how you do it.
Wash of metal
If you’re someone who likes to be party-ready in a jiffy, this eye makeup look is meant for you. Make blending your cardio by pairing a fluffy brush with your favourite metallic eyeshadow and wash the product onto your crease and lids. These wicked washes of metallic hues look exquisite when paired with a striking lip colour.
Warning: this one’s not for the faint-hearted. Go hard with a bold blend of colours on your eyes and channel the inner 70s queen in you. This rich mix of multi-dimensional hues is literally for the girl who’s always EXTRA.
Inner Corner Pop Queen
TBH, it’s time to get over that subtle lit-from-within glow. Now, you’ve got to get that inner corner highlight pop like there’s no tomorrow. A matte smokey eye paired with a blinding metallic inner corner highlight will surely help you make a serious statement wherever you’re at. Like they say, a little glitz goes a long way.