Finding the perfect pigmented eyeshadow palette is like looking for the perfect boyfriend, only harder, because finding the creamiest, long stay formula that looks stunning at the end of a long, margarita fuelled evening is easier said than done. Well, we’ve done the searching and swatched some of the best-selling eyeshadow palettes to help make your choices that tiny bit easier. You're welcome!
A new and improved version of the palette that broke the internet, Huda Beauty’s Rose Gold Remastered Palette obviously cannot disappoint. Every girl’s everyday palette, it features eight creamy, pigment-rich mattes, eight metal foils plus wet-and-dry and pressed pearl formulations – covering all your bases (and your lids) with pure perfection.
The Makeup Revolution Pro HD Palette Amplified 35 in Defiant is exactly what you need for your next statement eye look. A mix of 35 matte and shimmery shades in acid brights and pastels, this one will allow you to create a variety of fun, vibrant looks that’ll turn heads, and the payoff is definitely going to want you to cash in.
Nykaa’s Just Wink It! Eyeshadow Palettes have quickly become a favorite, because they’re easy on the pocket and way easier on the eyes. Our go-to is the Double Chocolate Chip, a daytime combo with a velvety finish, waterproof formulation and super blendable, buildable color. The 12 shades couple great together for low-key, everyday looks that will work equally well at brunch or the office.
Pack on some powerful pigment with PAC’s double-duty palette – a nine-hue combo that works for both day and night, with granulated particles that allow it to go on smooth and saturated. This one is a great carry-on for the next wedding with shades of peacock blue, emerald green, marsala and neutrals for easy-to-craft looks that go with any outfit.
Want something a little more extra than your regular matte eye pigments? Nicka K New York Nine Color eyeshadow in AP018 will take you through party season and glitzy evenings like a pro. Another budget, nine-shade-combo, it comes in a combination of decadent jewel tones, pastels and bronzes that are long-wear, crease resistant and don’t scrimp on saturation.