Embracing the frigid temperatures outside might not be our idea of a good time, but serving up icy eyeshadow looks most certainly is. With winter on its way, it’s officially time to give warmer, bronze-y eyeshadow shades a break in favor of some frosty hues and rich jewel tones . In need of some inspiration? We’ve rounded up a few of our favorite wintery eyeshadow makeup tutorials below to help you get you started. So break out your metallics and bold blues, start watching and get blending. 

Soft, Winter Glam

YouTuber Valeria Loren shares a soft glam look that’s extremely fitting for the chilly season. The gold shimmery eye is relatively warm, but with a little bit of sparkle courtesy of Urban Decay Heavy Metal Glitter Liner and a bright blue liner below the lash line, the cool-toned finish is perfect for winter. 


Cranberry Crush

Tis the season for cranberry sauce, cranberry shadow and this tutorial by iluvsarahii is giving us major inspiration for the latter. The monochromatic, foiled eyes (courtesy of the Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette), lips and cheeks are nothing short of mesmerizing. We have no doubt you’ll want to copy this sweet look, ASAP.  


Feeling Blue

Blue eyeshadow is a mood when the weather turns cold , and after watching this tutorial by Jocelyn Partee it isn’t hard to guess why.  For an ice queen vibe, she pairs glitter blue eyeshadow with a diamond-colored highlight and nude lip. T It gives you the perfect pop of color that’s in tune with below-zero temps but doesn’t leave you looking frigid. . 

A Flawless, Drugstore Beat

For a tutorial that showcases makeup that doesn’t break the bank, try this mostly-drugstore beat by Aysha Begum. With a foiled eye and deep lip to boot, this affordable tutorial seriously brings the glam and will stand out at any holiday party.


Red-Carpet Level Glam

For winter glam that brings the drama, we recommend this deep purple smoky eye by Samer Khouzami. It has all the qualities of a fire makeup look — a flawless, airbrushed finish,  dramatic eyes and full, bold brows. Prepare to turn heads if you recreate this one because a look this intense is bound to draw attention. 


An Unexpected Pairing

Want to show your holiday spirit without resembling a Christmas tree? ? Look no further than this army green and burgundy tutorial from Alissa Ashley. This unexpected color combo is so effortlessly chic that you’ll want to sport it all season.

A Monochrome Mood

This romantic pink face beat is deserving of all the love. With a flawless complexion (primed with YSL Touche Éclat Blurring Primer might we add), soft pink shadow and rosy lips, we want to recreate this tutorial by Uche Natori, STAT. Whether you’re on your way out the door for date night or looking for a  rosy everyday look for winter, this makeup look has you covered. 

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