We can’t possibly be the only ones who renew their makeup collection every summer.
If you are just as big of a makeup freak as we are, we’re quite sure you run out of your Holiday Shopping stash by this time every year.
But let’s face it: all those Insta famous mainstream palettes seem pretty boring. There seems to be a dearth of creativity and every other brand is jumping the same trend, releasing palettes that just seem like a dupe of another.
We are here to break you out of that dejavu cycle. We sent out our best divas on a hunt for the most unique and amazing palettes that would be a one-of-a-kind addition to your collection. They brought back the best of the best from brands that do not sell on hype or popularity but on quality.
So, let’s reveal the top seven must-have palettes that will sweep you off your feet.
Eddie Funkhouser Decadence Eyeshadow Palette
Eddie Funkhouser Decadence Eyeshadow Palette is natural-glam done right. It is not your typical no-makeup look eyeshadows. It is a palette full of neutral shades in full glam metallic and shimmery finish. Perfect for when you want to bring all your attention to the eyes without an excessive pop of colors. The creamy formula makes for an effortless application with our without any tool. One swipe into the shade, another swipe on your lid, and VIOLA!
You get ten super pigmented shades that range from rose, champagne, and bronze to silver and gold. They blend like butter so it’seasier to create a shade of your own.
The best bit is that this palette is 100% vegan, cruelty free and free of parabens, gluten, soy, and form of GMO.
Eleman Beauty ZEPHYR
We are in love with the entire Eleman Beauty eye shadow range. They don’t just like ultra-high-end, they can actually quite easily compete with palettes priced much higher. However, if we have to choose one favorite must-have, it would be ZYPHR.
The palette has nine beautiful berry tones eye shadows and beautiful shimmer shades. The pigmentation is strong yet the shades blend so beautifully that they look like they are glowing through your skin. There is no ugly thick powdery layer to deal with. So, no creasing.
With ZEPHYR you get light, medium, and dark tones to create a complete look. It is one palette you need to switch from day natural to night glam. It is 100% vegan and cruelty free, and it doesn’t contain questionable ingredients such as mineral oil.
DOUCCE Freematic Eyeshadow Quad in Eyes on Me
Eyeshadow quads make life so much easier. You don’t have to worry about creating a look. You have all the colors you need for one amazing look right there. DOUCCE gives you ten different looks to choose from and we personally love their Eyes on ME quad.
It is a palette that features four super-pigmented, fade resistant brilliant colors that can let you create a soft lilac eye look for the day or a purple smokey look for the night. The blendability is beyond belief with this one. If you are looking for that one palette you can keep in your bag, this one is the best bet.
These silky smooth shadows can be applied dry for softer look and wet for some intense drama. Either way, it applies like magic and stays put for hours.
Inception of Beauty Glitter Eyeshadow Palette
If you are one for full-on glam, you will fall in love with our favorite glitter eyeshadow palette of the year. Inception Beauty Glitter eyeshadow palette is everything you wished a glitter palette could be. It features ultra-fine glitter that applies without fallout and stays on without creasing.
You get five gorgeous shades of glitter with five complementary matte shades that can be used as a perfect base before the glitter. Unlike other glitter palettes, this one allows for an easy mix and match of different glitters. There is literally no end to how creative you can get with this one.
The verdict is: this is the glitter palette all you divas need this season.
Gorgeous Cosmetics Neon Palette
If your idea of glam is less bling, more pop – we have the perfect gift for you. Behold this literally gorgeous Neon Palette from Gorgeous Cosmetics. Trust us when we tell you this may be the most pigmented palette of neons we have ever come across. Try for yourself!
You will fall in love with the intense color payoff of all eight shades. What’s even better is that they aren’t your regular neon shades. For instance, the yellow here has more of a gold tone than the regular blinding bright yellow. You even get a powder pink matte to create an artistic transition of colors on your eyes.
In short, this palette is nothing short of a masterpiece.
Hikari eyeshadow Quad in Tonya
Didn’t we just talk about how handy and practical quads are?
We love quads and that means we have more than just one favorite. Hikari’s Tonya is on the list because it is a versatile palette. It is amazing how you can create a dozen different looks with just four shades. While the shades are all neutral, the pigmentation is amazing. You don’t need more than one swipe of these creamy blendable shades to get the desired look.
Tonya has three shades shimmery shades while the lightest one is a creamy matte.We really loved how that one shade can be used in different ways to create a well-blended beautiful looks. Another reason this one is a win is its lasting power. The shades stay on without a smudge for hours.
Amber Dazzle the Jewel Eyeshadow Palette
Now, let’stalk about one complete palette that ends the need for any other palette. Amber Dazzle’s The Jewel Eyeshadow palette brings eighteen eyeshadow inspired by precious jewels. You get Iris and Topaz on the lighter side of the spectrum and Emerald and Black Agate on the dark side – then you have everything in between, including beautiful mattes such as Amber and Muse.
Blues, pinks, gold, and silver – you name it and this palette has it. You get two glitter shades, nine shimmers, and seven matte shades. You can create an infinite number of dynamic looks ranging from soft Valentine’s Day look to a dramatic Halloween party makeover.
The quality of the eyeshadows is just as amazing as the range of colors. The fallout is literally non-existent and application is a breeze. The shades are pigmented and buildable. And they will give you a smudge-proof look that can survive a crazy party.