Whether at a department store or convenience shop, I’ve always been a mono eyeshadow consumer. Didn’t matter if it was variations of a shade or pops of color, I’ve always preferred just one shade at a time. But lately, cosmetic companies are reserving their best colors for makeup palettes, so Jesenia’s Goodie Bag lists the top ones we’re loving right now.
ANASTASIA BEVERY HILLS – MODERN RENAISSANCE PALETTE
Inspired by the Renaissance period, Anastasia created 14 blendable shades, ranging from metallic to ultra matte finishes, in an array of warm, neutral and berry tones, in lavender, sable, raspberry, coffee, deep orange and amber. These romantic tones are perfect for daytime application or nighttime looks. The reddish hues in this collection are definitely refreshing, wear as a wash of color or completely smoke out. The possibilities are endless.
SMASHBOX – COVER SHOT EYE PALETTES
Smashbox released 7 mini 6 shadow eyeshadow palettes. Global Pro Lead Artist Lori Taylor Davis explains how each palette was inspired by photoshoots done at their L.A. photo studio. Jesenia’s Goodie Bag is loving Smoky & Bold. Smoky features striking jewel tones from shimmering emerald to brilliant onyx and a metallic reddish plum, while Bold is a mashup of Crayola crayon colors in poppy red, warm orange, canary yellow, mint, denim blue and violet red.
TWO FACED X KAT VON D – BETTER TOGETHER ULTIMATE EYE COLLECTION
Kat Von D & Two Faced Cosmetics Jerrod Blandino are not only real life friends, they’ve also teamed up to create the most super cute interlocking eyeshadow palette, inspired by BFF charm necklaces. This limited edition palette has the soft feminine chicness of Two Faced Cosmetics with candy pink, vanilla creme, shimmering toffee, antique gold, iridescent espresso and metallic grape. While on the other side is the rocker glam of Kat Von D in gray slate, metallic heather gray, vivid white, pure black, holiday red and sparkling sand. Perfect for any mood you’re in, mix-n-match at your leisure. Included in this collection is Kat Von D’s signature tattoo liquid liner to recreate her amazing cat-eye wing, and Two Faced’s bestselling Better Than Sex mascara.
TWO FACED – SWEET PEACH PALETTE
Jerrod Blandino is at it again! Inspired by what he recalls as a culinary moment during a dinner in Paris. He was presented with a peach truffle dessert of roasted peaches over an open flame. This dessert experience of caramelized peaches, with a rich bronzy peach color and a Bellini cocktail, helped bring his dessert experience to life in 18 delectable peach scented eyeshadows in candied peachy pinks, bright corals, rich browns and deep purples. Two Faced makes makeup application easy breezy with a booklet tutorial included in the palette to recreate 3 intense eye looks, entitled Peaches & Cream, Smoldering Peach, and Southern Belle.
Love this eyeshadow palette as much as we do? Then consider the Too Faced – Sweet Peach Creamy Peach Oil Lip Gloss in 7 delicious shades. Our favorite is Peach Tease, a charming electric peach.
HUDA BEAUTY – TEXTURED SHADOWS PALETTE ROSE GOLD EDITION
Tennessee girl turned Dubai’s sweetheart, Huda Kattan, is an amazing beauty guru who rose to fame revealing her best kept beauty secrets, face and lip contouring. She’s currently the top false lash retailer in the Middle East, and also boasts a covet-worthy line of lip glosses and lip liners. It wasn’t long before she would delight fans with a must-have eyeshadow palette. Huda’s textured shadows come in metal, chromatic and saturated finishes: Dubai (bronzed, antique gold), Fling (sparkling cranberry), 14K (foiled gold), Rose Gold (glittery dark rose gold), Trust Fund (iridescent copper), Angelic (pinkish gold) Blessed (true antique gold), Bossy (mauve red), Flamingo (electric pink) Shy (dusty pink), Bae (yellowish creme), Moon Dust (sandy gold), Black Truffle (deep black), Suede (taupe), Coco (rich brown), Maneater (deep rose), Henna (reddish caramel), Sandalwood (tan). Depending on your mood, you can bling out your eyes, smoke them out or settle for a neutral glow.
I recommend ordering this palette with Huda Beauty’s Liquid Matte Lipsticks and Lip Contour Matte Pencils. Transfer-proof, lightweight and in dozens of stunning nudes, reds, pinks and browns, Jesenia’s Goodie Bag love’s Huda Beauty Liquid Matte Lipstick in Trophy Wife (rosewood) and the Lip Contour Matte Pencil in Bombshell (pinkish nude).
URBAN DECAY – MOONDUST PALETTE
Glitter addicts are over the moon for this UD 8 shade anniversary palette. Mineral rock like metallics are spectacular in Spector (peachy pink), Element (rose gold), Magnetic (purple), Lightyear (mint), Granite (graphite), Lithium (bronze), Vega (solar blue) and Galaxy (cool blue). Wear wet or dry on their own or in conjugation with other colors. Urban Decay L.A. Global Artist Amanda J. Rodriguez makes it effortless to get the most out of this palette via the Urban Decay YouTube channel.
CHERRY CHREE – THE NUDE PALETTE
The mother of all nude palettes, 100 rich, long-lasting, ultra blendable warm, neutral and transition shades to suit all your makeup needs.
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