Silver Streak

Silver Streak
ESSENCE.COM Aug, 28, 2008

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At Perez Hilton’s ‘One Night in New York City’ event, Mary J. Blige was incredibly glam in metallic silver shadow and a pale, glossy mouth.

2 of 18 Jenny McLaughlin

Glisten with a sweep of Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Shadow-Stick in Silver Pearl ($17.50, esteelauder.com) on your lower lid.

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At the BMI Urban Music Awards, Christina Milian looked impossibly sultry with smokey eyes and bright coral lips.

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Give your body a seductive glow with Urban Decay Pina Colada Flavored Body Powder Body Brush ($30, UrbanDecay.com).

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At the 2011 Apollo Circle Benefit, Selita Ebanks glowed in a pearlescent silver eyeshadow and diva lashes.

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OPI Nail Lacquer in Happy Anniversary ($7.50, opi.com) is a dazzling look for any occasion.

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Burruss hit the Ween Awards red carpet rocking an eye-popping silvery shadow and bold fuschia lips.

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A dab of Sally Hansen Diamond Lip Treatment in Diamond ($4.95, drugstores) over your favorite lip color gives your pout perfect shine.

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At BET Network’s Pre-BET Awards Dinner, Tika Sumpter sported sultry silver eyes and sweet pink cheeks.

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Balance metallic makeup with natural-looking lashes. Try CoverGirl all-in-one Curved Brush Mascara ($4.79, drugstores).

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Jennifer Hudson sweeps both silver shadow on her lids and pearly-white on the inside corners to make her eyes really pop.

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Keep the metal trend going in your clutch with La Prairie Silver Rain EDP Purse Spray ($100, Saks Fifth Avenue stores nationwide).

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At the GQ Men of the Year fete, Kerry Washington was beyond glam in smokey pewter eyes and a pale, pinky-violet lip.

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MAC Cosmetics Smoking Eyes eye shadow quad ($36, maccosmetics.com) is a great way to create eyes with impact.

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At the WEEN awards, Keri Hilson was positively diva-tastic in a smokey silver eye with a pale metallic shimmer on the brown bone. Luscious.

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Mix a shimmer powder with your favorite moisturizer for a nice, subtle glitz. We love L’Occitane moisturizing cream ($25, 888-623-2880).

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Yaya Dacosta looks impossibly sultry in deep silver-grey smoky eyes and a stunning nude lip.

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Whether it’s a sheer sweep of eye shadow or a shiny coat of nail polish, silver is the perfect edgy accent for day and night. Let us show you how to get the look. Try Clinique Colour Surge Platinum eye shadow ($13.50, clinique.com) on lids, Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place ShadowStick ($17.50, esteelauder.com) under the eyes, and finish with Max Factor Volume Couture Waterproof mascara ($6.50, Wal-Mart stores nationwide). Brush on three coats of Essie Cosmetics nail lacquer in Loophole ($8, essie.com) to shimmer like polished steel.