Even using a primer, eyeshadows can slip and fade – especially if the weather's hot and you end up sweating. But cream eyeshadows are a good way to ensure your look stays in place through the day and evening. And when it comes to making an impact with your make-up, metallic cream eyeshadows are the way forward. Whether you're a fan of bronze, silver, gold or even rose gold, there are a host of products on the market that can make your eyes pop without busting the budget.
A metallic eye will elevate your entire look in an instant
Primark Beauty PS… PRISM Glitter Obsessed Palette is at the very top of our wish list, thanks to its purse-friendly price and 28 incredible shades. Hues in the palette range from iridescent silver to white and lilac tones and it allows fans to add some dazzle to their peepers quickly and easily.
The palette is also a good choice for festivals as it can be packed in a small bag to provide a huge variety of looks. If you're a mermaid lover, then pick up one of these palettes too – the opalescent shine in the shadows is the perfect way to recreate a sea maiden look.
For a slightly more expensive option, try INGLOT Aquastic Cream Eye Shadow, a brand new eye shadow formulation. This water-based product will ensure a long lasting effect with a subtle or stronger shine depending on the application., with even a minimal amount resulting in strong coverage. Our favourite is the rose shade, with another selling point for the product being that even though it's long lasting, it can be removed using just plain water.
Celebrity make-up artist Charlotte Tillbury is also a fan of metallic cream shadows, with her Eyes to Mesmerise product a favourite thanks to its cream-to-sheen formula and the ability to deliver maximum impact with minimum effort. If it's good enough for the stars, it's good enough for us!