An eyeshadow palette is the difference between a great look and a BOMB one. And if you’ve dabbled in the makeup world long enough, you know that looking dressed up without eyeshadow is near impossible. Whether it’s that one swipe or an elaborate cut-crease, eyeshadow palettes are irreplaceable in any vanity, which also means that some part of your monetary net worth is attached to them. With brands launching new palettes up the wazoo, what’s a girl got to do to keep up? BARGAIN HUNTING. And with Pink Friday right at our hilts, I’ve short-listed must-have palettes that have deals you JUST. CAN’T. PASS. UP.
Trust us when we say this: these babies will actually make you look forward to applying sunscreens and will make sun protection feel uber luxe!
For the girl that loves a flirty and subtle flush of peach on her eyes, look no further, this is your holy grail. This palette has a mix of extremely wearable shades with a formula that’s just so soft, it goes on like a dream. And what’s better, you don’t have to worry about fallout.
I love a palette that gives me a lot of bang for my buck. Boasting 12 shades, this is a handbag must-have because of its versatile shades that’ll take you from desk to dawn.
Huda can do no wrong. Case in point. Whether you’re a makeup noob or a seasoned veteran, this palette is EVERYTHING. This super pigmented, highly blendable and skin-tone complementing palette must find itself on every makeup enthusiast’s shelf.
This is THE palette for anything festive. PAC is known for its pocket-friendly, high performance products, and let me tell you, this one does not disappoint. Packed full of glitter and pigment, I’d say this is a shoo-in.
I know it says blush, but trust be it doubles up as a stunning eyeshadow. As the name suggests, it has a creamy consistency, but man, it’s perfect for that I-woke-up-like-this-no-makeup look. It gives you this stunning flushed look and brb, because I’m going to add this to my cart, RIGHT NOW!
Lazy girls listen up! Add this to you cart, wait for it to arrive, when it does- rip open the packaging, swipe this on and you’re done. That’s it, it’s that easy. This product is perfect for girls on the go, because it’s compact, blendable and will, literally, fit anywhere.
Don’t be afraid of the price tag, it’s worth it. Not convinced? It’s got everything one looks for in an eyeshadow palette. Pigmented? Yes. Blendable? Yes. Versatile? Yes. Convenient? Yes. Long lasting? Yes. Therefore, add to cart? YES.
The perfect palette for the wedding and party SZN. You can create a myriad of demure and subtle looks with its butter-y shadows. If you don’t have a nude palette
In your vanity yet, get this. I vouch for its versatility.
This one has, well, everything. What I love about this one the most is that there are larger pans for basic transition shades and smaller ones for a frenzy of colour families. Super versatile, this palette will be a mainstay in your collection.
This one can actually be used by novices and experts alike. It’s so simple that all you have to do is pump it once and swipe onto your lid for a complete look, or you can use it as a topper to add that oomph factor. The cherry on cake: super long lasting formula that needs no touch-ups.
The newest kid on the block, this eyeshadow palette deserves its place on this list with its mix of matte and shimmer shades. The shadows pack quite a bit of pigment and the shade range will work on most Indian skin tones. What really cinches the deal for this one though, is that dual ended brush that comes with the kit because its soft as satin bristles.
No eyeshadow look is complete without an amazing primer that’ll give you the promised colour payout as well as help keep the pigment in place all day. And guess what? There’s a deal on this too! Milani is known for their superior formulas and this one lives up to the hype. After prepping your face, squeeze out a tiny amount onto your finger and pat this on for eyeshadow that won’t move all day.