Sunday, November 3rd, 2013

As someone with a warmer complexion, I always go gold during the holidays, but I would be remiss if I didn’t consider the opposite–silver–which can work well to brighten and reflect just as nicely as gold!

  1. Le Metier de Beaute Platinum — a bright, metallic silver
  2. NARS Interstellar — a frosted, metallic silver cream
  3. Urban Decay Cuff — a brightened silver eyeliner–perfect for brightening up a smoky eye
  4. Inglot #447 — an extremely bright silver with a highly metallic finish in powder form
  5. Zoya Electra — silver tinsel with a holographic finish to make any nail color festive

What’s your favorite silver-hued beauty product?

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15 thoughts on “5 Shades of Bright, Metallic Silver

  1. I like Color Club Nail Lacquer in Worth the Risque and MAC Powder Eyeshadow in Electric Eel. :)

  2. Such fun, festive shades! That NARS cream shadow looks amazing :)

  3. I bet NARS interstellar looks seriously spectacular.

  4. Silver is a shade I tend to avoid – I find it a bit too garish and over the top on me. I think the only silver shadows I have came in pre-made palettes and the ones that spring to mind is Ooh & Aah from TF’s Enchanted Glamourland and In a Flash from the Smokey Eye palette . I never use it. I probably have some more taupe-toned, lilac or even green toned shadows with a silver leaning (the lighter side of Nars Habanera and Nouveau Monde) but I never go for out and out silver.

  5. Zoya Electra is one of my favourite layering polishes.. great pick!

  6. I love all the silvers!
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  7. Avatar of AS AS1929

    Zoya Electra is discontinued and no longer available on Zoya.com :(

  8. I’m not one for silver, but for some reason I own Cuff. This is reminding me to dig it out.

  9. Now, THIS is one I can really get into! :)
    While gold can be problematic for me, because of its tendency to look yellowish, silver looks wonderful on my NW15 skin. The silver product I use most often is UD’s “Vapor” eyeshadow, which I use as an inner corner/browbone highlight. It works beautifully with greys, taupes, and plums.
    On lips, I love MAC “She-Zam!” Dazzleglass, over deep red/burgundy lipstick. I even sometimes add a drop of a very finely-milled silver mica powder to my gloss, for some extra silver shimmer.

  10. Avatar of Amy xamyx

    As someone with cooler overall coloring, I prefer silver, which means I have quite a few. Some of my favorites are UD Shellshock (eyes), Sinful Colors Out of This World (nails), and NARS Copacabana Multiple (highlighter).

  11. Rachel

    Essie set in stones!

  12. MAC Dangerous Cuvee Paint Pot

  13. Erika

    Eyes: Sugar Pill Tiara. Nothing else comes even close to being as metallic or lasting as well. It *can* overpower almost any other colour you pair it with, however, so make sure the space hooker aesthetic is what you’re going for. [For me, almost every day. Life is too short to not look awesome while waiting for FTL travel to get here.]

    Nails: Sally Hansen Celeb City. a-England’s [reformulated] Excalibur for a slightly gold-toned silver. The old Excalibur is good for a frosted silver.