7 Holiday-Perfect Palettes To Achieve Your Most Festive Look Yet — PHOTOS
There are several reasons why my favorite time of year is the holiday season. There's the food and the drink and the parties, but the best thing for me is the makeup. These seven palettes for your holiday look are proof that the end of the year is essentially peak makeup season. Whether you've gotten a new gift set and want to try it out for the new year or have several holiday parties to attend, your options to experiment with eye looks is higher than ever.
Come the end of the year, companies begin to release incredible limited-edition palettes full of colors perfect for the season. While they're great, there are palettes available year-round that you may already own. (If you do already own them, you can go definitely go ahead and start practicing your smoky eye for parties!)
It's no secret that the holidays are prime time for beauty. Take YouTube for example — it basically becomes a beauty tutorial candy land for makeup lovers. From subtle, neutral glam looks to sparkling gold lids, holiday makeup tutorials offer something for everyone, and these palettes are no different. Whether it's vibrant, highly pigmented color, or shimmering cool tones, there's a little holiday makeup for for everyone.
Here are seven palettes that will help you achieve your best and most festive look yet.
Urban Decay Naked Smoky
The Naked Smoky is perfect if you want to achieve a gorgeous, shimmering gunmetal look. But this palette is ideal for beyond the holiday season, thanks to its seriously beautiful neutrals.
Lorac Unzipped Gold
Golds are absolutely perfect for New Year's Eve, and this palette is sure to give you one gorgeous sparkly look.
Urban Decay Vice4 Palette
$60.00, Urban Decay
No neutrals for you? Not problem. The Vice4 palette is a perfect blend of gorgeous natural shades and vibrant color. Just check out those gorgeous greens!
Nars Narsissist Dual-Intensity Eyeshadow Palette
There's something about cool tones that is so beautiful. These silvery, blue, and purple shades are spectacular.
Kat Von D Interstellar Eyeshadow Palette
I'm just staring at that violet and those silver shades. Hello, beautiful shimmering smoky eye.
Tarte Tartelette In Bloom
The original Tartelette palette is my holy grail, but the newest incarnation features gorgeous shimmers perfect for amping up a neutral eye for the holidays.
Morphe Picasso Palette
Oh, Morphe! So affordable and so amazing. Want to go extra bold this season? Clearly, this is the palette for you.
Make Up For Ever 15 Artist Shadow Palette
Gorgeous highlight, beautiful gold shimmers, and vibrant cool colors. Yeah, I'd say this is the perfect treat for yourself this year.
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