When celebrities like Jennifer Lawrence, Lupita Nyong’o, and Keira Knightley wear the same trend, the world notices. In this case, it’s metallic eye makeup. Whether it’s a barely-there glint (Lawrence), an allover wash (Nyong’o), or a sheer, shimmery smoky eye (Knightley), the point is very clear: Metallic eye makeup is the beauty trend of the holiday season. Need proof (and inspiration)? Keep scrolling for nine stunningly beautiful metallic eye makeup looks!
We love the soft wash of copper on Lawrence’s lids—a subtle look that works for day or night.
Makeup artist Kira Nasrat gave Chung a perfectly blended smoky eye with a glint of metal at the premiere of Big Hero 6.
Leave it to the queen of glamorous makeup, Kim Kardashian, to pull off a metallic-on-top, smoky-on-bottom look with aplomb.
The Lancôme ambassador rocked goddess-like gold eye makeup on the red carpet, courtesy of makeup artist Nick Barose.
The half-copper, half-plum glint of metallic amplifies Upton’s smoky eye to jaw-dropping status.
Was there ever a more perfect look to serve as inspiration for your holiday party plans? We could stare at Stewart’s eye makeup all day—and then immediately try to copy it.
Who says metallic makeup has to be an actual shade of metal? We love the glint-y blue in Felicity Jones’ moody smoky eye, courtesy of makeup artist Sabrina Bedrani.
The easiest way to take your smoky eye to the next level? With lush lashes and a glint of metal a la Keira Knightley, of course.
Agron stuns in violet metallic eye makeup at the AMA Awards, courtesy of makeup artist Georgie Eisdell.
What’s your favorite look? Would you wear metallic eye makeup? Sound off below!