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The Trick To Perfecting Gold Eyeshadow

(cover photo from LUMINNEJ)


One of the most universally adored makeup look for the holiday season is one that incorporates a touch of gold to the look, whether as an inner-corner highlight, a pop on the centre of the lid, or as an all over lid shade. After all, it's a colour that matches all skin tones and perfectly embodies the celebratory vibe of the coming holiday festivities.


So to inspire your holiday-ready makeup look, here are a few gold eyeshadow makeup tips from Sonya, our host from Clozette TV's style school.


Watch this makeup video for Sonya's gold eyeshadow tips:



Want to give gold eyeshadow a try?
Scroll down to see our list of favourite gold eyeshadows!

YSL Couture Mono High-Impact Colour Eyeshadow


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YSL Couture Mono High-impact Colour Eyeshadow features a high chromatic power and a unique texture which binds to the eyelid for a bold gold shimmer. It's best applied with an exclusive, patented applicator from YSL Beauté as its ergonomic shape glides with ease across the eyelid--for effortless precision.

stila baked eyeshadow trio


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Designed to be applied wet or dry, the stila trio is baked on a terra cotta disk for a sheer and never-chalky application. Best thing about it, it has two other shades that perfectly complement the baked, gold eyeshadow--allowing you to quickly create a gold-inspired makeup look.

MAC Eyeshadow in Gorgeous Gold


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MAC eyeshadows are adored the world over, with its highly pigmented powder and finish that blends easily to create a multitude of looks--from bold eyes, to a soft glow. Gorgeous Gold in particular is vibrantly toned and perfect for the holidays, featuring a velvety soft finish with a slight metallic shimmer and overlaid with high-shine pearl. 

Dior 'State of Gold - Diorshow' Fusion Mono Eyeshadow


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The Diorshow Fusion Mono Eyeshadow features a unique cushiony gel-foam texture that brightens your eyes with multi-dimensional and long-lasting colour with a weightless finish. For a soft fusion effect, gently sweep on the colour with your fingertips. If you're going for a bolder look, use a smudging applicator for an intensified finish that reveals its pure gold colour.


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