The Metallic Beauty Edit

Tuesday, 3 Jul 2018

When I think of Metallic Makeup, I think of bold, out-there looks that more often than not age you. But, luckily for all of us non-teenagers, I have pulled together a Metallic Beauty Edit that will give you a metallic yet sophisticated finish.

The Metallic Beauty Edit

Metallic Lips have been having a moment recently, and I definitely did not get on that train! I really do not like the look at all, I find it most unflattering and aging. But, I have found a wearable, flattering and ultra-pretty and subtle metallic lip. The Urban Decay Vice Liquid Lipstick in Trivial is a pretty warm rosy shade with a slight pearl sheen. The sheen is so subtle that until it catches the light you don’t realise it is metallic. It isn’t the longest lasting liquid lipstick, but it is comfortable and something I will definitely keep wearing.

Metallic Eyes have also been having a moment, and a much prettier one, especially thinking of the Stila Glitter and Glow Liquid Eyeshadow. For something low maintenance, easy to use and long lasting, I have been turning to The Balm Batter Up Eyeshadow Stick in Outfield. Outfield is a super dark olive green with a gold/silver shimmer. I have a few different shades, and I love blending them together. The best part about these, is that they last all day!

The Metallic Beauty Edit

What is metallic makeup without a highlighter right? Well, the essence Metal Chrome Blush in Copper Crush, although called a blush is definitely more of a highlighter. I love how this applies, however once the pigment starts fading it does leave a few chunky type glitter pieces that aren’t too flattering. I will definitely still use this, but not when I need my makeup to last more than four hours. The texture is a bit rough, and not as silky smooth as I would like, but the shade is absolutely stunning!

Swatches from Top-Bottom

Urban Decay- Trivial

The Balm Batter Up Eyeshadow Stick- Outfield

essence Metal Chrome Blush- Copper Crush

The easiest way to incorporate metallics into your look, is definitely on your nails. For an attention grabbing look, go all out, and for something a bit more understated an accent nail works wonderfully. The new *Morgan Taylor Platinum Range is shimmery and holographic, and will definitely make a statement. I have swatches of Liquid Bling on the left, and Disco Days on the right. The dimension these offer is insane!

I am wearing Disco Days in this post over here.

Are you a fan of metallic beauty?

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23 thoughts on “The Metallic Beauty Edit

  1. shelley says:

    ooh that silver nail polish

  2. I love metallic shades! They’re so fun, especially in the summer time! x

  3. Maisie says:

    I’m not to keen on the metallic lip trend either, although some people manage to rock it so well! Love the look of this highlighter! Not that I need another one haha(I have a bit of an addiction!)

  4. That Essence blush is one of my all time favs! X

  5. I don’t really do too many metallics in my makeup routine, although for a night out I do dabble with some glittery shadows on my eyes.

    Lovely collection.

    Sincerely, Sarah xx

  6. Erin says:

    Oh wow they look so nice! I love metallic nails especially they are so pretty!

    Erin || MakeErinOver

  7. Emma says:

    I love urban decay trivial!! Such a pretty shade!
    Em x

  8. Lady Writes says:

    I live for everything metallic. I was wearing metallic lipstick a decade ago before it became a trend and I’m still loyal to it to this day x

  9. Sarah says:

    I have such a thing for metallic makeup! those nail polishes are stunning!

  10. Mel says:

    I love the swatches, they’re so pretty.

  11. Alice Spake says:

    The nail polishes look lovely, I love the frost finish of them! xx

  12. Kelly-Anne says:

    Oh these Metallics look so pigmented. There’s a couple of gems in your little collection and a couple I need to try.

  13. I need that Metal Chrome Blush in my life! x

  14. Those nail colours are really nice and subtle yet sparkly x

  15. I love the look of the Urban Decay Trivial! Honestly such an amazing shade!

    Love, Amie ❤
    The Curvaceous Vegan

  16. Rebecca says:

    I think urban decay seems to be my favourite here. So pigmented x

  17. Heather says:

    That UD liquid lipstick looks so pretty x

  18. Rosie says:

    I want metallic everything right now! Who said glitter and sparkle was only for the festive season?!

  19. Sharon says:

    I’m not into metallic lips too much because I can’t oull them off but everything else – he’ll yeah!!!

  20. Lisa Autumn says:

    I love a metallic look! Thanks girl!

    x Lisa |

  21. I love the metallic finish when it comes to eyeshadow! So those eyeshadow sticks from thebalm, look right up my alley!

  22. Beautylymin says:

    That lipstick is stunning & even though I’m not the biggest fan of metallic lips, that’s one I could get on with! xx


  23. Candice says:

    Been dying to try the chrome blush

    Candice | Natalya Amour

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