How To Wear Silver Eyeshadow Without Looking Like The Tin Man

It's Saturday night and you're already 30 minutes late to your coworker's holiday party. Unfortunately, you still have half of your makeup to finish. You're at the point where you must decide between two eyeshadow options: a soft bronze or a cool-toned silver.
Most people would choose the former in this situation. It's reliable, easy, and laid-back. It's that ex from your early 20s who never argued about where to eat — but you guys never really argued about anything (now that you think of it) and the relationship was, frankly, kind of boring and predictable.
Silver? Well, silver is your latest Tinder match. There's a high chance of it going horribly wrong and not working out, but it could also end in your next winter love affair. Silver eyeshadow is risky (with any kind of shimmery, micro-glitter you're taking a chance), fun, and almost always draws attention at the party. And tonight, you're going with silver.
If you're ready to get involved in a committed (until further notice) relationship with silver eyeshadow, keep clicking for the best picks that won't make you look like the Tin Man.
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