Top 5 Eyeshadow Palettes for the Festive Season
If you're as obsessed about eyeshadow as us, you're always on the look out for new palettes. Eyeshadows have come along way since the days of chunky glitter and chalky formulas. 2017 was the year of super soft shadows in highly pigmented shades. Glide on and go with these beauties.
Bobbi Brown - Caviar and Rubies Eye Shadow Palette
Released just in time for Christmas, this Palette is truly a treat. There’s a range of dense and long-lasting metallic and matte powders to choose from including: a pure and dazzling silver; a warm, rich purple and an absolutely incredible, chocolate topped with a sprinkling of golden copper. Each shadow is easy to apply and stays on like a dream, making this the ultimate choice for any occasion.
Bobbi Brown, Rubies and Caviar Palette, £55, Bobbi Brown
Tom Ford - Honeymoon Palette
This palette contains four epic eyeshadows. There’s a matte earthy brown; an exotic magenta copper; a bright, rosy gold and a soft metallic, champagne. The packaging is a showstopper in itself. Apply dry during the day and with a dash of water at night to bring out the bright and highly pigmented undertones. Subtle, romantic and magical looks guaranteed.
Tom Ford, Eye Quad in Honeymoon, £66, HouseofFraser
Charlotte Tilbury - The Dolce Vita Palette
The bestselling Dolce Vita palette is a gorgeous quad of: classic champagne; a decadent and velvety burgundy; a vivid gold-flecked auburn and a matte, dark brown. What we love about it is, how easy it is to create a foolproof smokey eye. And the wearable hues will easily take you from a festive lunch to an unforgettable evening. The champagne colour is an absolute miracle: the smallest dash will instantly brighten up the eye. Whilst the auburn adds a luxurious, elegant touch. We wouldn’t expect anything less from Ms Tilbury.
Charlotte Tilbury, Dolce Vita Palette, Charlottetilbury.com
Urban Decay - Naked Heat Eyeshadow Palette
The pigmentation in this palette is just beyond. The Cayenne is a fantastic, fiery brown. The Scorched is a shimmery, ruby colour. There’s also a smooth beige, Sauced; a rich, gluttonously shiny red, Dirty Talk and an unbelievable dense burgundy, En Fuego. The palette contains twelve utterly mind-blowing colours. If you have a hard time sticking to one shade, fear not. Naked Heat palette has your back for any time, any day.
Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette, £35, Johnlewis.com
Milani - Everyday Eyeshadow Palette Earthy Elements
The bold terracotta; the translucent, luminous gold; the soft, honey-like beige and the buttery, thick brown shades make this palette one of a kind. The Milani Everyday Eyeshadow palette sparks up the dull, grey mornings and the dark, ice-cold, evenings alike. It is like that one friend you can always rely on, yet somehow manages to always surprise you.
Milani, Bare Essentials Palette, £13, Slappshop.com