With Christmas around the corner and new year parties on the horizon it’s time to get your game face on. And by that we mean decide on your makeup look. Step forward: the palette. One of the best and easiest products to have in your makeup bag, a good palette is a game-changer, offering you a multitude of different looks all in one convenient and easy-to-use compact. This party season we’ve rounded up five of our favourites that are guaranteed to serve you up everything from effortlessly smoky eyes to decadent dance floor statements. You can thank us later…
Best For… A Timeless Beauty Look
Becca Pop Goes the Glow Champagne Pop Face & Eye Palette
A fail-safe combination of buttery textured shimmering champagne and rose shades for eyes and cheeks, this decadent gold palette is a fool-proof buy thanks to its ability to suit all ages and complexions.
Best For… Mesmerising Eye Looks
Laura Mercier A Fine Art Eyeshadow Palette
Get creative and show off your artistic expression with this generous palette that contains eight of the chicest shades to slick across lids. Whether you prefer to play it safe with warm gold and copper or add an edge with icy mint green and graphite, you won’t be disappointed.
Best For… Desk To Dancefloor
Nars Hyped Eyeshadow Palette
The perfect palette for anyone who likes to experiment, this decadent clutch-friendly option features 12 shades ranging from everyday nudes to showstopping crimson and inky black in a range of textures including shimmer, satin and matte.
Best For… Effortless Eyes
Charlotte Tilbury Starry Eyes to Hypnotise Eyeshadow Palette
It’s virtually impossible to go wrong with this limited-edition palette which has been cleverly divided into four mesmerising looks for any occasion or personality. There’s Happy Glow with golden, sultry browns, Love Glow with seductive pinks, Dream Glow with duskier hues and Seduce Glow with midnight blues and silvers. It also makes an ideal and very stylish gift for a loved one.
Best For… Show-stopping Shades
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Of Pops – Celestial Eyes
This quartet of dazzling colours contain light-reflecting pearls and are finished with a glossy sheen for the ultimate party look. The formulas are both buildable and blendable and can be easily layered for a multitude of looks. Our favourite? The glittering rose gold.