Best Metallic Eyeshadows

Shadows that impart a frosted, molten-metal finish were everywhere for AW18, and thanks to their ability to add sparkle and illumination to eyes of every shade, they’re our favourite new season way to wear colour. Here are five of our favourite shades to adorn your lids this autumn…

best metallic eyeshadow


Hourglass Scattered Light Glitter Eyeshadow in Reflect

Micro-glitter and crushed pearls combine to create an intense metallic finish. Wear alone on a clean face or with a deep, matte lip colour for a dramatic face finish.


Laura Mercier Luster Eye Colour in African Violet

Illuminate eyes of every colour with this wearable, amethyst toned shadow. Sweep over lids in layers or wear as a liner in a dense flick.

best metallic eyeshadow
best metallic eyeshadow


Nars Dual Intensity Eyeshadow in Cressida

A deep midnight blue that works especially well on brown eyes, we love this sophisticated metallic for its instant evening glamour appeal.


Kevyn Aucoin The Loose Shimmer Shadow in Rose Quartz

Embellish your eyes with this gliding cream-to-powder formula that delivers high impact shimmer in one application. This rose pink shade adds warmth as it illuminates.

best metallic eyeshadow
best metallic eyeshadow


Tom Ford Cream and Powder Eye Colour in Golden Peach

Build up layers of long-lasting frosting with this clever duo comprising crease-free cream and powder formulas in flattering bronze and Champagne.