February 11, 2020

Buying the perfect eyeshadow palette can be tricky when you might naturally gravitate towards only one or two shades. To ensure that you get the most out of your purchase, brands such as Morphe and Natasha Denona have formulated quality palettes with a mix of everyday shades to take you from day to night. Whether you are going for a neutral look or a smokey eye, here are our top five picks to cover all the bases.

Pat McGrath: Mothership I Subliminal

With 10 hues to choose from, the Mothership Subliminal palette is best suited for the evening—allowing you to create matte, satin and metallic shadows without creasing. Pat McGrath is a makeup guru and legend—and if there is one person who really understands beauty, it’s her.

Urban Decay: Naked Honey

If you’ve been a fan of Urban Decay’s Naked Palette series, you’d definitely want to get your hands on Naked Honey. Unleash your inner goddess and have your pick of 12 shades that range from gold to rich brown. What’s more, the shades are already organised in trios, making it less of a hassle to figure out which blend well together.

Morphe: The James Charles Palette

Whether you’re a beginner or a pro, James Charles wants you to ‘unleash your inner artist’ with his palette. In collaboration with Morphe, he launched a 39-shade palette with a mix of matte and shimmer finishes. Now is the time to go crazy and create the ultimate look you’ve been dreaming of.

Fenty Beauty: Moroccan Spice

This sleek, lightweight palette has 16 Morrocan-inspired shades to flatter your skin tone. Be it cool tones such as turquoise and emerald or warmer hues like plum and cocoa brown, Morrocan Spice has it all. Take your soft glam look up a notch as you play with contrasting colours that are easy to blend.

Natasha Denona: 28 Green-Brown

Natasha Denona is reputable for creating moisturising formulas that apply and blend seamlessly. Instead of regular glitter specks, real crushed pearls are used to achieve a stunning and shimmery effect that lasts all day long.

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