16 Metallic Must-Haves to Rock Any Unicorn Look


With unicorn beauty making waves in the trend department at the moment, one of the easiest ways to get the look is with metallic products. Different from beauty products that boast shimmer and glitter, these offer more of a metallic sheen for the perfect finishing touch, be it on your nails, face or hair. Here are our favorite metallic must-haves.

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Smith & Cult Sugarette Nail Lacquer ($18)

For a more subdued take on the metallic trend, try a pearly white color as opposed to silver or gold, like this one, which boasts a rich, metalized finish.

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Inglot Aquastic Cream Eyeshadow ($20)

No type of eye shadow has staying power quite like a water-based cream one. And when it comes to long-lasting metallic shades, this crease- and smudgeproof one is a sure thing. 

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Glamglow Plumpragrous Lip Treatment Metallic in Suggestive ($24)

Besides the fact that this lip gloss boasts the perfect amount of metallic finish, it also plumps and enhances the look of your lips. 

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Captain Blankenship Golden Waves Sea Salt Shimmer Spray ($28)

For hair that glistens with flecks of gold, this sea salt spray is the one to reach for. Plus, it adds shine to your strands regardless of their color. 

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Morgan Taylor Lacquer in Bronzed and Beautiful ($9)

Love the look of a bronze nail? Then you’ll flip for this shade, which is a modern-take on the classic metallic shade. 

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BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter ($38)

This solid, creamy compact imparts megawatt shine that isn’t the least bit glittery no matter where you place it. 

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Chantecaille Chrome Luxe Eye Shadow ($58) 

With four different compacts to choose from, the shadows in these compacts, which can be applied wet or dry, create a subtle wash of sheer metallic color or a high-intensity metallic effect depending on how you put them on. 

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Red Carpet Manicure Color Dip ($35) 

The first of its kind, this at-home powder nail kit (it’s typically only done in salons) is the easiest way to get metallic colored nails on your own. Just apply the base coat and then dip your nails into the “Color Dip” powder (one at a time, of course) and follow up with the activator and top coat for color that lasts up to 21 days.

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Lauren B. Beauty Rose on Robertson ($18)

Hands down, the prettiest pale rose gold shade we ever did lay eyes on.

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Lancôme Le Metallique Metallic Liquid Eyeshadow ($29) 

The perfect accessory for a night out, these super pigmented, super metallic shades glide onto lids for a mirror-like finish. 

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BITE Beauty Prismatic Pearl Crème Lip Gloss ($22)

Inspired by BITE founder Susanne Langmuir’s recent trip to Tahiti, these metallic pearl glosses in shimmering look absolutely perfect regardless of whether you wear them on their own or layer them over lip color

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Butter Glazen Lustrous Liner ($19)

Line and define your eyes with these sparkling, long-lasting liquid liners

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Sisley Phyto Ombre Glow ($54)

With a pearlescent hue, this super light shadow, which blurs the line between a cream and a powder, does all the work for you—just apply it with your fingers or a brush and don’t worry about overdoing it with this one. 

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Kevyn Aucoin The Molten Lip Color ($30)

A must for creating runway-inspired looks and a metallic ombré lip. 

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L’Oréal Paris Féria Fashion Metallics ($10)

New from L’Oréal comes its Féria collection, which mixes metallic hues with shimmering color for jewel-box tones. 

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YSL Eye Duo Smoker ($30)

Use one side of the pen for a dark matte color and the other for a lighter, contrasting shimmery color. 

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