Forget spiced apple cider, pumpkin picking and multi-colored trees—we love autumn because its the season of dazzling metallic makeup! Twinkly golds, coppery auburns and smokey silvers are not only the makeup shades of the season, they look fabulous on brown skin. Whether you rock a shimmery shade on your eyes, cheeks or lips, be prepared to turn heads! From Queen Latifah to Paula Patton, here are our favorite superstar metallic makeup moments.
Alicia Keys looks fall-fabulous with a swipe of silver on her lids and a gold-flecked, toffee-hued lip.
Bobbi Brown Metallic Long-Wear Cream Eyeshadow ($22, bloomingdales.com) comes in whisper-soft, super-sheer shades that stay put all day without creasing or smudging.
Keri Hilson balances her high-drama, silvery smokey eye with a nude gloss.
Paula Patton brings out the warm tones in her golden skin with a shock of metallic copper shadow on eyes, cheeks and lips.
Yves Saint Laurent ‘Golden Gloss’ Shimmering Lip Gloss ($30, nordstrom.com) is a sheer, metallic glaze that comes in copper, gold, and gilded pink. So sexy for day or night!
Tyra Banks extends the life of her tan with golden-bronze makeup hues on her eyes, cheeks and lips. Metallic never looked so good.
Ciara pairs coppery-auburn blush with a pale golden lip and pearly eyeshadow for an allover metallic moment. To die for!
DuWop Crush Molten Metallic Eyeshadow Trio ($24, sephora.com) comes with three liquid metal shades that go on sheer, but build to vibrant, show-stopping color.
Naomi Campbell’s silvery shadow and matching silver-flecked gloss give her an ethereal, other-worldly glow.
Jada Pinkett Smith’s gilded eyes, lips and cheeks give her a sexy, flirty look that’s equal parts “summer” and “fall.”