Mattes may be all the rage now, but we know that come New Year’s Eve, it’s glitter and shimmer from head-to-toe! We’re not saying mattes aren’t party-appropriate, but there’s just something about the shiny finish of shimmery eyeshadows that screams of hard partying and having fun.
So put down your favourite matte eyeshadow first, put it in the back of your makeup bag, and take a look at these metallic eyeshadows that won’t let you down during New Year’s Eve!
Bobbi Brown Metallic Eye Shadow in "Burnt Sugar"
Burnt Sugar sounds delicious, no? This Bobbi Brown Metallic Eye Shadow is a gorgeous golden bronze shade that will suit everyone and any party look! This smooth eyeshadow will beautifully define all eye shapes, and can be used as a single wash of colour, or for contouring the eyes!
NARS Limited Edition Single Eyeshadow in “Stud”
This Limited Edition Single Eyeshadow in Stud is part of their Steven Klein holiday collection, and is described as a soft pewter bronze, but we like to call it “a classy silver”. The taupe and silver undertones of this eyeshadow come out in different lights, bringing a side of gorgeousness we’ve never seen before! Leave it to NARS to come up with an eyeshadow that will answer all the prayers of makeup junkies this season!
Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow in “25 Bella Cobalt”
What’s a party without a little bit of colour? For a touch of boldness to your NYE makeup look, go for this Milani Bella Eyes Gel Powder Eyeshadow in Bella Cobalt!The shimmer in this shadow isn’t too loud, so for those of you who are worried this might be too bold, relax! The soft shimmers will elegantly catch the light, while remaining smooth and foil-like!
MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in “Let Me Pop”
And for a festive eyeshadow that won’t smudge, budge, and move all night, go for the MAC Pro Longer Paint Pot in Let Me Pop! This bronze shadow, with a hint of peach, will give eyes a subtle wash of shimmery colour that will just flatter all skin tones. No wonder rose gold is so loved!
What metallic eyeshadow are you rocking this New Year's Eve? Leave us a comment below!