Blend a silver shadow like Givenchy Prismissime Eyes in Poetique Blues ($53; sephora.com
) on the lids, keeping the brow bones bare. "If you apply metallics too high, they can look harsh," Barrera says. 2. & 3.
Trace a light-reflecting silver liner like Guerlain retractable eye pencil in silver No. 02 ($29; neimanmarcus.com
) along lower rims and a jet black pencil like Estee Lauder Double Wear eye pencil in Onyx ($19; esteelauder.com
) across the upper rims to define the lash lines. 4.
Coat lashes with a mascara like Laura Mercier Long Lash mascara in black ($24; lauramercier.com
Using a small brush, apply brown shadow such as Nars single eye shadow in Mekong ($22; bloomingdales.com
) underneath your lower lashes. "Brown might seem like an odd pairing with silver, but it gives an unexpected softness to the look," Barrera says.