How to Wear Gold Eye Shadow

Do you really want to gild yourself in order to rock your next party or get-together? Then, you must wear gold eye shadow to create some major metallic eye makeup looks. Because of its intrinsic warmth, gold eye shadow is a fantastic makeup shade to wear – especially around holidays – and it is one of those colors that work for practically all skin tones. This glitzy color is cool enough to brighten your eyes, make your irises pop, and help your dull tired eyes look more awake. So, what are you waiting for? Go through this simple article in order to know about the simple steps to apply gold eye shadow and stun people around you.

Things you will need to wear gold eye shadow:
– Primer/Base
– Gold eyeshades
– Black Eyeshade
– Shimmery gold eye shade
– Angled eye shadow brush
– Blending eye brush
– Liquid eye liner or Eyeliner Pencil
– Mascara
– False Eyelashes – Optional


  • 1

    Apply an eye base of primer

    First of all, apply an eye base of primer that helps the makeup stay for hours. Blend it properly into your eye lid and brow bone in a stroking motion.

  • 2

    Apply medium shade of gold

    Now, take a good quality eye shadow brush and apply a medium shade of gold eye shadow on your entire eyelid.

  • 3

    Apply shimmery gold eye shade

    Apply some shimmery gold eye shade to your eyelids the same way you applied gold shade in the previous step.

  • 4

    Apply a black eye shadow to the outer corner

    Grab an angled eye shadow brush and apply black or a very dark shade of brown eye shadow onto the outer corner and crease of your eyes.

  • 5

    Blend it perfectly

    Pick up a blending brush and blend both eye shades from the crease of your eyes to below your brows. Keep blending until you get the desired look.

  • 6

    Apply eye shadow on the lower eyelid

    Apply the dark brown eye shadow on your lower eye lid in order to give a complete look to your eye makeup.

  • 7

    Apply artificial eyelashes - optional

    Now, if you do not have thick eye lashes, then you can apply a strip of false eyelashes (optional) to enhance your eye makeup.

  • 8

    Apply Eyeliner

    Hold your top eyelashes back with your forefinger and gently apply a thin layer of fine quality liquid eyeliner to your waterline. You can also use an eyeliner pencil for better control.

  • 9

    Apply Mascara

    Curl your eyelashes and apply mascara on both upper and lower eyelashes to give an appearance of thicker lashes.

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