A wash of warm metallic across the eyelids gives everyone that effortlessly pulled together finish. For a spectrum of flattering rust shades look to . “Darker skin tones should opt for a metallic finish - we love Hourglass Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow, £22.40 - and use an eyeshadow base to make the colour pop,” says makeup artist Adele Sanderson.
Forget pretty pink gloss, an oil slick finish is one of autumn’s chicest looks and suits every skin tone. The trick is to press the gloss on top of your smoky eye (or use Surratt Lid Lacquer, £28.00 for speed). “Adding a hint of gloss to the inner corners, over your smoky eye, can give hooded eyes instant lift,” says Adele. Don’t forget to finish with a sweeping of the NEW lash-transforming Nars Climax Extreme Mascara, £18.80.
From Chantecaille’s must-have Safari Eye Trio, £72 (coming soon) to the , it’s safe to say cooler metallic tones are having a moment. Use your fingers to create a diffused feline flick or a dusting of colour in the inner corners of your eye rather than laboriously perfecting the finish.