PurchasING a palette can be seriously exhausting and whether you have monolids or hooded eyes, a pale, cool complexion or a dark, warm one, every eye and skin tone has different needs when it comes to what kinds of shades and formulas work. We’re here to help narrow down your options with the best eyeshadow palettes on the market. Regardless of if you’re looking to expand your own makeup collection or searching for a beauty gift for the future blogger in your life, we’ve got you covered.
1. Master Metals™ Eyeshadow Palette
Makeup by Mario
Butter-soft metallics are this palette’s specialty. Formulated by Kim Kardashian’s makeup artist, this baby will gave you sparkling to the gods.
2. Clay Play Face Shaping Palette II
The Clay Play Face Palette will add a dusting of shimmer to your lids, cheekbones, and more with its pretty collection of bronzers, highlighters, and eyeshadows. Use this when you want to look just-from-the-beach glowy.
3. Natural 11:11 Eye Shadow Palette
With four disco ball shadows and a vegan/cruelty-free formula, it’s a mini set that makes hella impact.
4. Sugar Cookies Eyeshadow Palette
If you’re looking for a subtle palette for daytime, keep it moving. This baby is loud in the best possible way, with ocean teals, fiery oranges, and a rich coffee brown.
5. Rose Quartz Crystal Gemstone Palette
With blush shadow like crushed diamonds and unexpected creamy greens, this palette unlike any other. Plus, the packaging is recyclable–just remove the pans and elastic closure.
6. The Nubian Glow Palette
This six-shade kit comes with more shimmering colors than the most vivid sunset. The matte/shimmer combo is perfect for replicating that golden hour glow all day long.
7. Norvina Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Beverly Hills
You’re ready to graduate from your everyday neutral eyeshadow palette into something a little more fun, but you aren’t quite ready to part with those warm browns and gold shimmers. Enter Norvina.
8. Chocolate Gold Eyeshadow Palette
Want your lids to look and smell amazing? Well, this buttery eyeshadow palette not only features rich metallics and soft mattes, but is also infused with real cocoa powder.
9. Mercury Retrograde Eyeshadow Palette
Though this palette is named after that time of year your life is seriously disrupted, we bet these 18 shades will actually bring positivity to your life. With its perfect mix of mattes, metallics, glitters, and pearls, this ultra-pigmented eyeshadow palette is a game-changer.
10. Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette
Naked palettes have a real cult following, and rightfully so. But this fiery, amber eyeshadow palette is next level — its beautiful velvety formulas will seriously impress you.
11. Colorstay Looks Book Eye Shadow Palette
This sleek, travel-friendly palette (with a great combo of mattes and shimmers) is an absolute steal. Smooth, pigmented everyday shades for less than $6? Sign me up.
12. Magnif’eyes Eye Palette, Nude Edition
If you’re searching for a neutral palette that’s bound to become a staple in your makeup pouch, look no further. This 12-shade pan is a fan fave for many reasons: it’s blendable, flattering for all skin tones, and has all the shades you need for an everyday look.
13. Swear By It Shadow Palette
NYX Professional Makeup
Featuring a fab assortment of cool and warm tones, as well as metallics and mattes, this fun palette is a product you’ll swear by. And at $35, 40 shades is such a bargain!
14. Beautiful in Barcelona Palette
BH CosmeticsIf you’re in the market for a cool-toned palette, you probably know how tough it is to find one that’s versatile and of great quality in a sea of warm shades. This 16-color palette features the most gorgeous, vibrant blues and greens, in addition to warm neutrals to layer ’em with.