Summer is finally here and that means there are tons of new eyeshadow palettes on the market. Gather together your favorite palettes from last year and put them aside, because the newest eyeshadow palettes offer options for everyone! The best part is that they offer a range of colors for day and night, and are put out by different brands, thus offer a range of price points that suits everyone. Check out the list of our new favorites; you’re sure to fall in love with at least one of the fabulous trays.
The Palette: Chanel, Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tissé Particulier
Why it’s great: This limited edition palette includes four colors, a light pink, crème, a brick-like color and a navy. The four ultra rich pigments in this palette were undoubtedly inspired the Chanel’s most iconic tweeds. The best part about this pallet at that it the possibilities are endless! You can use all four colors to create an intense night time look, or your can use just two colors, one as a base, and one as a highlight, for the perfect day time look.
The Palette: Laura Geller, The Truffle Collection
Why it’s great: As the name suggests, this isn’t exactly one palette, it’s a collection made of four mini palettes, each composed of three shadow colors. Another limited edition, this palette collection is complete with pigments to please the most dedicated coffee and chocolate aficionados. The shades in all four mini pallets — Chocolate Plum Cordial, Chocolate Pistachio, Chocolate Toffee and Chocolate Truffle — seamlessly blend together. The colors composed of creamy formula offer a range of tones that suit all skin tones and eye colors.
The Palette: BECCA, Ombre Rouge Eye Palette
Why it’s great: This eyeshadow palette is the “overachiever” of the group. You’ll open the compact to find a set of five warm-toned colors, all which are neutral shades. Somehow, BECCA has managed to find the five colors that satisfy just about every skin tone. The pigments are infused with green coffee oil, which works double-duty to prime and smooth the lids while also ensuring the color stays put on those lids all day. The best part of this palette: it’s not just about the eyeshadow! The darkest color can be applied as eyeliner when using a wet brush; the third and fourth color work great as a facial bronzer; the second color makes for a fab blush; the lightest color is also an awesome highlighter.
The Palette: Sonia Kashuk, Knock Out Beauty Smoky Eye Palette
Why it’s great: This palette is the perfect choice for those who are just beginning their love with eyeshadow, but don’t want to make a huge investment. The Knock Out Beauty Smoky Eye Palette includes sixteen different colors, strategically placed in four rows of four colors. Each row is labeled with the guidelines “highlight,” “lid,” “crease,” and “liner” so that you are able to perfectly craft the perfect smoky eye for day or night.
The Palette: MAC Cosmetics, Eyeshadow X9: Pastel Times Nine
Why it’s great: A bit brighter than the previous few palettes, MAC gives beauty lovers a set of nine cotton-candy-colored shades, three of which are matte, three satin, and three frost. The great thing about this palette is that not only you can layer the colors atop one another for the perfect summer look, but you can also incorporate each of the colors with your stand-by fall hues at the end of the summer.