If you're not sure what to get someone (or yourself! ), give them an eyeshadow palette. Yes! You're giving them the gift of imagination because whether it's day or night looks, smokey or matte eyes, a dramatic glitter eye or sunset colours, eye makeup options are endless.
There are numerous possibilities for mixing and matching in every eyeshadow palette. If you have the right eye makeup brushes to go with them, nothing prevents you from creating a gorgeous eye look. With so many eyeshadow palettes on the market — and new, limited-edition ones popping up all the time — we put up a list of 10 must-have eyeshadow palettes with rich pigments and textures that will set you up for success with any eye makeup look. Go ahead, take your pick.
1. Blend The Rules Eyeshadow Palette From Sugar
Unleash your inner artist and create a makeup masterpiece every day with the SUGAR Blend The Rules Eyeshadow Palettes. With a range of 17 high-performing mattes and extra-creamy metallics, these super-pigmented shades are infinitely smooth and incredibly easy to blend. Snap up these jaw-dropping hues in 2 breath-taking ten-shade palettes that come with a dual-ended applicator – it has a round blending brush at one end and a doe-tip sponge at the other.
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2. Manish Malhotra 9 IN 1 Eyeshadow Palette - Rendezvous From Myglamm
They gleam and glow, sleek like liquid metal and smooth like cream—perfect companions for a night about town or a glamorous day out. The Manish Malhotra 9 in 1 Eyeshadow Palette by MyGlamm delivers powerful, statement colour in three luxurious finishes—foil, metallic and matte, to help you create everything from a smouldering, smokey eye, to an attention-grabbing splash of colour and everything between. Powder-free, creamy and long-lasting, one swipe is all it takes to get ready. Eye candy, quite literally.
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3. Maybelline New York The 24K Gold Nude Palette Eyeshadow From Amazon
Maybelline's 24K gold-nude palette is designed for those who enjoy the flash of a camera. The palette includes 12 makeup hues in a variety of stunning colours blended with glittering gold pigments. This palette is ideal for creating various dramatic looks, with shimmering golds, nudes, and dark smokey tones.
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4. Makeup Revolution Reloaded From Nykaa
This eyeshadow kit is kind of THE one you need if you want to have it all, with 32 hues in one single palette. It includes a fantastic range of dazzling hues, daily matte tones, and even exciting experimental shades to let you achieve whatever look you choose. It also has a big full-length mirror.
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5. Lakme 9 to 5 Eye Color Quartet Eye Shadow, Desert Rose From Lakme
The four dazzling colours in this 9 to 5 palette create a beautiful sparkling look. It comes in a quartet, and the colours are pigmented and easily blended. The best way to apply this palette is to combine all four shades for a gorgeous dewy shimmery pink effect. It also lasts a long time so that you may wear it on a daily basis or for a special occasion. It's also quite cost-effective.
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6. ColorBar Hook Me Up Eyeshadow Palette From Amazon
This kit from ColorBar contains seven vibrant and gorgeous warm-toned colours that make it a perfect choice for Indian women. The shadows are very pigmented and last a long time. They're easy to apply and blend well for a well-defined look. It's also smudge-proof, budge-proof, and crease-proof.
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7. L'Oreal Paris La Palette, Maximalist From Amazon
With this L'Oreal Paris Palette, you'll be ready to play up anything gold. The collection includes 10 shimmering eyeshadows in gorgeous and glamorous hues that range from subtle to solid pinks, rich golds, and even a purple shade to work with. For a lit appearance, the hues are all laced with 24-carat gold.
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8. LA Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow, Neons From Amazon
This LA Girl palette has twelve extremely pigmented bright and vibrant colours, perfect for any girl who wants to stand out. The eyeshadow set includes a double-sided eyeshadow makeup brush, a mirror, and even a sturdy case, making it ideal for travel.
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9. Kiko Milano Smart Cult Eyeshadow Palette From Nykaa
International beauty company, Kiko Milano's Smart Cult Eyeshadow, comes with 12 different eyeshadows in gorgeous hues. Unlike most mirrors that come included with palettes like this one, the palette has a compact design with a rather large-sized inner mirror. Keep in mind that this is an all-shimmer eyeshadow if you decide to go for it. All of the hues are very pigmented and sparkly, and they may be used to create a variety of styles. They offer you clear colour and perform nicely with a wet brush. The shadows can also be used as highlighters. These, like other Kiko products, are free of parabens.
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10. Smashbox Cover Shot Eye Palettes - Sunlit Yellow From Nykaa
With its lovely and vivid spring/summer colours, this Sunlit Yellow hue is the ideal summer palette. Six eyeshadows and two double-sized foundation hues are included in this easy-to-carry cosmetics kit. Each of these palettes has a wide selection of fantastic finishes and colours. They contain a lot of pigment and are quite blendable, so you can build up the colour and create pretty dramatic effects.
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11. Huda Beauty Obsessions Palette - Pastle Obsession From Nykaa
It's the only HUDA Beauty palette on this list, and it's well-deserving of its place. Whether you're a lover of eyeshadow or not, the gorgeous pastel hues are so appealing to the eye that you'll want to apply them. The palette is part of HUDA's collection of small eyeshadow palettes, which they’ve skillfully chosen. If you have a thing for colours, you will adore this palette. Even the most ardent cosmetic specialists will give these eyeshadows a thumbs up for the way they are finished, not simply because they are pretty to look at in their neat little boxes. It's one of the most festive and party-ready makeup palettes.
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12. M.A.C Eye Shadow X 9 From Nykaa
The X 9 is a fantastic option among M.A.C eyeshadows, especially for novices, but that's not to suggest that seasoned beauty fans won't find anything to adore in this eyeshadow palette. And for the price, it's suitable for both novices and professionals; after all, M.A.C seldom disappoints. This is a well-curated palette of smokey brown tones that may be used to create a plethora of colour combinations. All of the colours have a deep matte finish and may be applied wet or dry. The palette's rich, soft and silky hues are a joy to work with, and it's a lot of fun experimenting with it to create different looks. The packaging is designed with the product's USP in mind, resulting in a pocket-sized compact for convenient transportation and everyday usage.
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Get ready to dazzle the world, with these brilliant eyeshadows.