Whether it’s a festive holiday party, an evening of cocktails, New Year’s Eve, or just for the sake of feeling a touch fabulous, there’s an eye shadow palette to match every hue wish and every budget.
Below, a curated guide of new-season palettes that won’t break the bank but we can’t promise won’t break hearts.
Zoeva En Taupe Palette
From beiges and nudes to gunmetal hues, it’s the subtle palette that adds shimmer and sparkle to any occasion, effortlessly. Velvety-soft, the palette offers warm and cool toned taupe shades that perfectly compliment every skin tone. Radiating and elegant, this palette is worthy of every beauty arsenal.
RRP: $39 from Sephora
Model Co Eye Shadow Palette
The dreamiest trio of shades offers highly-pigmented shades for every occasion. From a shimmery neutral mocha hue and a deep velvet navy to a statement turquoise shade perfect for the party season, the trio is not only highly affordable but offers an all-inclusive offering for every occasion in one.
RRP: $26 from Model Co
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette
Undeniably festive featuring red and purple tones, the Vintage Vamp offers the prettiest hues perfect for every affair. From ballet pinks to New Year’s Eve speckled golds, it’s vintage-meets- modern mix makes it a fairytale in a palette. We’re sold.
RRP: $80 from Charlotte Tilbury
Giorgio Armani Holiday Palette
Covering every shade from nudes to bold primary hues, the limited edition holiday palette offers every pigment to perfect your party season look. From sparkly silver to elegant plum and luminous white to translucent black included.
RRP:$188 from David Jones
Bobbi Brown Evening Glow Eye Shadow Palette
Rosy shades and smokey greys, this palette wraps up your eye shadow wish list in one. Champagne is best served cold and with match eyelid hues – all the better. Shimmer and shine, it’s time for an eyeshadow in the shade of your favourite wine.
RRP: $90 from David Jones
Clarins 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette, $68
The vitamin-packed palette with rich, intense colours is the missing it-factor from your beauty kit. Lightly sprinkled with shimmer to capture the sunlight, the deep orange-toned hues breathe endless summer.
RRP: $68 from Clarins
Watch Beauty expert, Michael Brown show how to make the most of your eye palettes below.