We’re in an age where beauty is more than just a hobby. For the dedicated community of beauty addicts (like us!), eye shadow palettes and shimmery highlighter is religion. We have our fingers on the pulse of the makeup sphere, we’re in line for the next big launches and we’ve always eyeing the radar for a new trend. But in the midst of all the shades, finishes and trends available to us, sometimes we just want a makeup look that’s dependable and easy to pull off.

copper eye makeup

Enter the copper eye makeup trend which was spotted on the fall 2015 runways of Elie Saab, Mara Hoffman and Narciso Rodrigues. Soon enough, the took over the internet. From copper rimmed eyes to smoked-out winged makeup, the shade peaked that season. However, was a few seasons later in the Fall 2017 runways of Brandon Maxwell and Christian Siriano that we saw an encore. Soon enough, models, celebrities and beauty lovers everywhere were giving copper eye makeup their signature twist.

copper eye makeup tips

Fast forward to June 2017--if there’s one reason why this metallic shade has made such a splash, it’s because of how wearable it is for just about everyone. Whether you’re blonde or brunette, dark eyed or light, you just can’t go wrong with a metallic, copper eye. Another win for this makeup trend is the fact that be worked on in many ways, be it tight-lining, winged eyes or even a sultry smokey eye.

copper eye makeup look

So if you’d like to try the brassy-eyed look, copper eye makeup is a good way to go.
To make the look your own, all you need to do is follow these makeup steps.
Gather together the Lakmé Absolute Illuminating Gold Eye Shadow Palette and the Lakmé Absolute Flutter Secrets Dramatic Eyes Mascara.
First apply the bronze shade over the centre of your lid. In the crease, go in with the dark brown shade. In the outer corner of your eye, dab a bit of the black shade and blend it in thoroughly. Finally, finish off the copper eye makeup look with the 2 coats of mascara on your upper and lower lashes.

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