10 metallic holiday makeup picks

Adorn your holiday makeup with shining shades of copper, silver and gold. On eyes or nails, a little metallic makes a big impact this holiday season

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Shimmering eye makeup

Shimmering eye makeup

Pressed powder eyeshadows blend easily for soft focus.


1. Maybelline New York EyeStudio Color Explosion Luminizing Eyeshadow in Caffeine Rush ($12, 2.6 g).


2. Mark i-Mark Metallics Custom Pick Eye Shadow in Lava (top) and Moonshine ($6 each, 2.3 g).

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Cream eye makeup

Shimmering cream eye makeup

Cream shadows offer great staying power-wear them day to night.


3. CoverGirl Intense ShadowBlast Primer + Rish Shadow in Beige Blaze ($11, 8 mL).


4. Shiseido Shimmering Cream Eye Color in SV810 Tin ($29, 6 g).

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Loose powder eye makeup

Loose powder eye makeup

Loose powder pigment delivers intense shine. Save this for party time.


5. M.A.C. Pigment in Copper Sparkle ($24, 4.5 g).

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Metallic liquid liner

Metallic liquid liner

Metallic liquid liners look slick even when dry.


6. Make Up For Ever Aqua Liner in #1 Diamond Gold ($26, 1.7 mL).


7. Estée Lauder Pure Color Liquid Eyeliner in Graphite ($25, 1.8 mL).

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Metallic nail polish

Metallic nail polish

Think of these metallic polishes as jewellery for the nails. Go edgy with an iridescent green-gold, sparkle with silver, or play it softer and more neutral with a burnished copper.


1. Chanel Le Vernis Nail Colour in 531 Péridot ($27, 13 mL).


2. Nicole by OPI Nail Lacquer in Give Me the 1st Dance ($11, 15 mL).


3. Quo by Orly Nail Polish in First Class ($10, 14 mL).