Easy Makeup Tutorial: Glam Metallic Eyeshadow Look

Shonagh Scott
by Shonagh Scott
12 Materials
30 Minutes

Hey beauties! Today, I’m going to show you how to achieve a metallic eyeshadow look. Just follow along with this quick tutorial!

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Tools and materials:

  • Sunscreen
  • Foundation
  • Assorted brushes
  • Warm eyeshadow palette
  • Metallic eyeshadow palette
  • White eye pencil
  • Brown eyeliner pencil
  • Black mascara
  • False eyelashes
  • Tweezers
  • Cream bronzer
  • Blush

1. Apply sunscreen and foundation

Prep your skin with sunscreen. Then apply foundation with a brush all over the face and down the neck.

2. Highlight

Apply a light, neutral eyeshadow to your brow bone and to the inner corners of your eyes.


3. Add a warm tone

Apply a rosy, warm eyeshadow to the socket.

Adding eyeshadow

3. Apply a deep purple

Apply a deep purple eyeshadow to the outer corner for the smokey effect.

Adding eyeshadow

4. Apply white pencil

Use a milky white pencil on your mobile lids to lighten the mobile lid, then dab it in gently with your finger. 

Adding eyeshadow

5. Apply a pink metallic eyeshadow

Using your ring finger, press a pink metallic shade over the white pencil.

Adding eyeshadow

6. Apply eyeliner 

Apply brown eyeliner along the waterline and smoke out that lower lash line with a brush.

Applying eyeliner

7. Apply mascara

Apply black mascara to your upper lashes. 

Applying mascara

8. Add false eyelashes

To elevate this look, apply false lashes with tweezers, following the instructions in the package. 

Adding false eyelashes

9. Apply bronzer

To match the warm tones of your metallic eyeshadow look, apply cream bronzer to your cheekbones and around the circumference of your face. 

Applying bronzer

10. Add blush

Apply a rosy blush to your upper cheekbones as well. 

Adding blush

11. Lips

Fill in your lips with a lip liner that matches your natural lip color.

Lining lips

Then top it off with some clear lip gloss. 

Appling lip gloss

Here’s the finished look:

Glam metallic eyeshadow look

Glam metallic eyeshadow look

I hope you’ll enjoy recreating this metallic eyeshadow look at home!

Leave me a comment to let me know how your look turns out.

Next, check out my ultimate beginners’ tutorial on applying false eyelashes.

Suggested materials:
  • Sunscreen
  • Foundation
  • Assorted brushes
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