Is there a more classic cool-girl aesthetic in beauty than the smoky eye? It’s the epitome of sexy. When done right, it has the ability to transform your entire aura from demure girl next door to sultry, bona fide Bond girl within minutes. No wonder makeup artists and beauty lovers alike use it as their go-to look. As beloved as it is, constantly doing a smoky eye over and over can get a bit boring after a while, especially if you’re using the same technique and products each time you recreate it.
When that happens, it’s time to bring out the big guns. Metallic pigments are an easy way to put a unique twist on your signature smoky eye and they work perfectly for the holidays or any other festive occasion. Ready to shake things up with your makeup? Click through the gallery for seven different metallic pigments that are easy to work with, have incredible color payoff and will add some high shine and shimmer to your makeup.