10 Tips for Making Metallic Makeup Look Naturally Stunning (PHOTOS)

woman applying mascaraWhether you're looking for a sultry, shimmery look for New Year's Eve or simply making a resolution to switch up your makeup regimen in 2015, the metallic makeup trend is one bandwagon you'll want to consider hopping on. The look has been showing up everywhere lately -- from red carpets to fashion runways and in celeb selfies (yes, we're looking at you, Kim Kardashian) galore. Even if you're concerned there's no way to pull it off in a super-natural "what makeup?" way, and you're going to look like C-3PO no matter what you do, think again.

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metallic eye makeup"Metallics are in, because they are sexy [and] add shine and a little bit of edginess to any makeup look," explains Wende Zomnir, founding partner and COO of Urban Decay. "And neutrals are flattering and easy to wear. Put the two together, and BAM!"

Zomnir and other makeup pros dished all their secrets for going metallic while keeping your overall look neutral -- the key to confidently rocking the look. Check out their suggestions below, then tell us: Have you been following the rules of #3? What's your favorite metallic makeup product?

 

Images via Ammentorp Photography/shutterstock & Serg Zastaukin/shutterstock

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