Makeup palettes are one of the most versatile products in anyone’s makeup collection,. They can take you from day to night, summer to winter, and are just perfect to pack when going away on holidays – 1 product = multiple looks. So, with end of year parties and catch ups coming up, not to mention Christmas holidays, why not buy one with your favourite shades, and you’re ready for anything. PS, they make great gifts, and they are budget friendly too!!
Kat Von D Beauty Shade + Light Glimmer Eye Palette
This mega versatile eye palette will take you from day to night, to party and beyond. Featuring best selling neutral tones from Kat’s original Shade & Light Eye Palette, in 4 wearable glimmer finishes. The different levels of intensity allow you to shade for day, night and party looks. The palette is organised into neutral, warm, and cool toned sections, with shimmering base shades, pearlised metallic contour shades, reflective glitter tones, and a glimmering top coat. Use one shade, or use them all – the possibilities are endless. RRP $65.00.
Max Factor Masterpiece Nude Palette
Max Factor Masterpiece Nude Palette features the softest pink and nude shades to universally flatter anyone with warm and neutral skin tones. Featuring eight wearable shades to contour and define your eyes for a sultry nude eye look day or night. The silky smooth, baked formula has a high concentration of pearls and pigments, for superior colour definition and shine. It is enriched with skin conditioners and emollients for smooth colour and texture with staying power, without caking. RRP $34.95.
Bourjois Le Smoky Eye Palette
Create sultry and smoky eyes with Bourjois Le Smoky Eyeshadow Palette. Featuring 8 very wearable colours, bolder colours for those who like a sultry, sexy eye, and softer colours for those who prefer a subtle smoky eye, this palette will take you from day to night easily and elegantly. The formula can be effortlessly blended and layered for buildable intensity that lasts up to 12 hours. The palette comes with a panoramic swivel mirror and double-ended foam applicator, and is a very handbag friendly size. Also available as Les Nudes Palette, with eight neutral shades. RRP $28.00.
Nutrimetics Professional Smokey Eyeshadow Palette
Nutrimetics Professional Smokey Eyeshadow Palette features 12 shades, from subtle greys, taupe and pink to deeper purple, navy, brown and black, allowing you to create a lighter daytime eye, and a deeper sultry smokey eye for night. The different combinations are almost endless, allowing you to create looks for any occasion. The shades come in a variety of textures, from shimmer to matte. The formula contains a blend of synthetic glycerides and silicone for a comfortable feel; natural spherical polymers for easy application and an even finish; and silicone treated pearls and pigments, which adhere to skin for staying power. The palette includes a double-ended eyeshadow applicator.Also available in Nude – 12 neutral shades. RRP $68.00.
Rimmel Magnif’Eyes Edition Eye Palettes (x 4)
Rimmel have just launched 4 new Magnif’Eyes Eyeshadow palettes, so there’s sure to be a look for everyone. Each palette comprises 12 on-trend colours to allow you to create looks to take you from day, to night, and beyond. For a modern chic eye, the Nude palette contains very wearable beige, taupe and coffee colours. The Blush edition (pictured) allows you to create a range of flattering looks with dusky pink, and plum shades, whilst the Smoke edition, a collection of greys from dove, to slate, silver and charcoal, allows you to create – you guessed it, a classic smokey eye for day or night. Rounding out the collection is the Colour edition (pictured), which for those with darker skin tones, or who prefer a more dramatic eye, is awash with colours from emerald, to coral and azure. Best of all, each palette features a quick “how to” guide on the back, to get you started with 3 looks. RRP $21.95 each.
The Balm Nude Beach Eyeshadow Palette
With images harking back to the 1950’s, and featuring 12 wearable, and thoroughly modern shades, The Balm Nude Beach Eyeshadow Palette allows you to create a range of different looks from natural to sultry. From the softest beige hues, to elegant pinks, and bolder charcoal shades, you can create soft day time looks and daring night time looks. The triple-milled formula ensures long wearing looks that stay in place, in a creamy, easy to apply formula. RRP $49.95.
Models Own Eyeshadow Palette Barely There
Fresh from the UK, Models Own has just launched exclusively into Priceline, and we’re pretty happy at Beauty Over 40. The Models Own Eyeshadow in Barely There features ten fabulous hues in a mix of nude, pink and soft brown shades with a mix of matte and shimmering finishes, to create fabulous natural looks that will take you from day to night, and weekday to weekend with ease. RRP $29.95.
MAC Pro Lip Palette Necessary Nudes
This versatile palette from the Makeup experts at MAC has a shade to suit everyone. The MAC Pro Lip Palette in Necessary Nudes features six extremely wearable nude shades, with beige and pink/pinky-beige hues, so finding a lip look to go with any outfit is super simple. The finishes in the palette range from matte, to satin, lustre, and glaze, taking you from day to night looks easily and quickly. RRP $67.00.
Revlon Eyes, Cheeks and Lips Palette
This must be one of the most versatile palettes on the Australian market, allowing you to do your entire “do” with one product – what could be simpler? Revlon Eye, Cheek and Lip Palette features six ColourStay Eyeshadow shades, allowing you to create a range of versatile looks, a Powder Blush to match the tones, two Super Lustrous Lipstick shades, and two Super Lustrous Lip Gloss shades, allowing you to go from day to night with ease. The palette includes a mini applicator and mirror, so touch ups on the go are no problem. Available in three flattering combinations – Romantic Nudes (pictured), Berry in Love and Seductive Smokies. If you travel a lot, with limited space, this is the perfect product to pack and take away too. RRP $34.95 each.
David Jones Beauty Blusher/Highlighter Palette
This incredibly versatile palette is a blusher, highlighter, and bronzer kit in one. Featuring six complimentary powder shades, the Palette allows you to go from summer to winter with ease, with the flattering shade combination. The highlighting and bronzing shades can be used either as a highlighter and bronzer, or as additional blush shades, depending on your mood, and the time of year. The convenient mirror allows you to touch up and refresh throughout the day. RRP $14.98.