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<b>1. Smokey Eye Palette in Smouldering</b><br/>
£10, Topshop, topshop.com
This grungy palette incorporating shades of the purple spectrum is flattering for blue and green eyes.

<b>1. Smokey Eye Palette in Smouldering</b><br/> £10, Topshop, topshop.com This grungy palette incorporating shades of the purple spectrum is flattering for blue and green eyes.

&lt;b&gt;2. Eye Studio Colour Explosion duo in Green/Gold&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£6.99, Maybelline New York, Boots nationwide
This looks intimidating in the pack, but is easy to use. Layer gold over the green to make it sparkle.

<b>2. Eye Studio Colour Explosion duo in Green/Gold</b><br/> £6.99, Maybelline New York, Boots nationwide This looks intimidating in the pack, but is easy to use. Layer gold over the green to make it sparkle.

&lt;b&gt;3. Metal-X eyeshadow in Venetian Tarnish&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£15.50, MAC, maccosmetics.co.uk
Use your fingertip to build up an intense smudge of this rich bronze shade on your upper eyelid.

<b>3. Metal-X eyeshadow in Venetian Tarnish</b><br/> £15.50, MAC, maccosmetics.co.uk Use your fingertip to build up an intense smudge of this rich bronze shade on your upper eyelid.

&lt;b&gt;4. Pure Pigment in Ore&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£15.50, Illamasqua, Illamasqua.com
A rich bronze shot through with multicoloured microscopic flecks of glitter to catch the light – add to bronzer to highlight cheekbones.

<b>4. Pure Pigment in Ore</b><br/> £15.50, Illamasqua, Illamasqua.com A rich bronze shot through with multicoloured microscopic flecks of glitter to catch the light – add to bronzer to highlight cheekbones.

&lt;b&gt;5. Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£33, Lancôme, available nationwide
These flattering shades range from bronze to rose gold, with taupe for a rich, smoky base colour.

<b>5. Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale</b><br/> £33, Lancôme, available nationwide These flattering shades range from bronze to rose gold, with taupe for a rich, smoky base colour.

&lt;b&gt;6. Eyes to Kill&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£24.50, Giorgio Armani, available nationwide
This high-shine silk formula can be blended to leave a sheer sheen or built up to achieve something more akin to molten metal.

<b>6. Eyes to Kill</b><br/> £24.50, Giorgio Armani, available nationwide This high-shine silk formula can be blended to leave a sheer sheen or built up to achieve something more akin to molten metal.

&lt;b&gt;7. Ombre Essentielle in Blazing Gold&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£21, Chanel, available nationwide
Part of the Christmas collection, this limited-edition shade from prestige brand Chanel is a lovely pale gold with a fine iridescence.

<b>7. Ombre Essentielle in Blazing Gold</b><br/> £21, Chanel, available nationwide Part of the Christmas collection, this limited-edition shade from prestige brand Chanel is a lovely pale gold with a fine iridescence.

&lt;b&gt;8. L'Ombre Noir&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£34, Givenchy, 01932 233 824
This multi-purpose brick of intense blue black can be applied either wet or dry with one of three brushes to achieve different, dramatic effects.

<b>8. L'Ombre Noir</b><br/> £34, Givenchy, 01932 233 824 This multi-purpose brick of intense blue black can be applied either wet or dry with one of three brushes to achieve different, dramatic effects.

&lt;b&gt;9. Palette Noir Terriblement&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£39, Yves Saint Laurent, available nationwide
The spirit of YSL's Le Smoking is distilled into the five shades in this gold palette – which comes with its own pin-tucked cummerbund.

<b>9. Palette Noir Terriblement</b><br/> £39, Yves Saint Laurent, available nationwide The spirit of YSL's Le Smoking is distilled into the five shades in this gold palette – which comes with its own pin-tucked cummerbund.

&lt;b&gt;10. Eye Shadow Quad in Cocoa&lt;/b&gt;&lt;br/&gt;
£36.50, Dolce &amp; Gabbana, harrods.com
The biscuity shades in the palette look good enough to eat, and even better when applied with a delicate touch.

<b>10. Eye Shadow Quad in Cocoa</b><br/> £36.50, Dolce & Gabbana, harrods.com The biscuity shades in the palette look good enough to eat, and even better when applied with a delicate touch.

<b>1. Smokey Eye Palette in Smouldering</b><br/> £10, Topshop, topshop.com This grungy palette incorporating shades of the purple spectrum is flattering for blue and green eyes.

The party season demands dramatic make-up...These shimmering and smoky shades help you make an entrance

1. Smokey Eye Palette in Smouldering

£10, Topshop, topshop.com

This grungy palette incorporating shades of the purple spectrum is flattering for blue and green eyes.



2. Eye Studio Colour Explosion duo in Green/Gold

£6.99, Maybelline New York, Boots nationwide

This looks intimidating in the pack, but is easy to use. Layer gold over the green to make it sparkle.



3. Metal-X eyeshadow in Venetian Tarnish

£15.50, MAC, maccosmetics.co.uk

Use your fingertip to build up an intense smudge of this rich bronze shade on your upper eyelid.



4. Pure Pigment in Ore

£15.50, Illamasqua, Illamasqua.com

A rich bronze shot through with multicoloured microscopic flecks of glitter to catch the light – add to bronzer to highlight cheekbones.



5. Les Oeillades in Blondette Fatale

£33, Lancôme, available nationwide

These flattering shades range from bronze to rose gold, with taupe for a rich, smoky base colour.



6. Eyes to Kill

£24.50, Giorgio Armani, available nationwide

This high-shine silk formula can be blended to leave a sheer sheen or built up to achieve something more akin to molten metal.



7. Ombre Essentielle in Blazing Gold

£21, Chanel, available nationwide

Part of the Christmas collection, this limited-edition shade from prestige brand Chanel is a lovely pale gold with a fine iridescence.



8. L'Ombre Noir

£34, Givenchy, 01932 233 824

This multi-purpose brick of intense blue black can be applied either wet or dry with one of three brushes to achieve different, dramatic effects.



9. Palette Noir Terriblement

£39, Yves Saint Laurent, available nationwide

The spirit of YSL's Le Smoking is distilled into the five shades in this gold palette – which comes with its own pin-tucked cummerbund.



10. Eye Shadow Quad in Cocoa

£36.50, Dolce & Gabbana, harrods.com

The biscuity shades in the palette look good enough to eat, and even better when applied with a delicate touch.

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