Eyeshadow is one of the quickest ways to quickly change your look. Whether it's adding a smokey eye after work to hit the town or swiping some shimmer on your lids for a natural glow, eyeshadow is one of the most versatile (and fun!) products in our beauty arsenal. Collecting designer shadows can cost a pretty penny, so if you’re looking to be kind to your budget while upping your shadow game, we’re here to help. We’ve rounded up colors and textures from creams to matte and even some gold flecks for when you’re feeling fancy. Take a look through our Top 10 drugstore eyeshadow palettes and see what catches your eye! Opening image: @elfcosmetics
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July 4, 2018
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wet n wild Color Icon Eyeshadow
LOVED FOR: A decadent collection of neutral, brown, and smoked shadows
USERS SAID: “If you are new to Makeup Revolution, don't hesitate to pick up their palettes. The quality is AMAZING. I've created so many looks with this single palette.”
e.l.f. Cosmetics Mad for Matte Eyeshadow Palette
BEST FOR: A budget-friendly matte palette
LOVED FOR: Giving you a number of shadows to help define and create multiple eye looks
CoverGirl Eye Enhancers 4-Kit Eye Shadow
LOVED FOR: Easy to blend colors
HELPFUL TIP: Variety of shades can quickly transform your look from day to night.
Maybelline The 24K Nudes Eyeshadow Palette
LOVED FOR: Shimmery gold metallic infused pigments
HELPFUL TIP: Use its duel-ended applicator for precise application
Maybelline City Mini Eyeshadow Palettes
LOVED FOR: Creamy formula and deep pigments
BEST FOR: Dramatic looks
L'Oreal Paris Colour Riche La Palette
WHY YOU NEED IT: Multiple shadow finishes, including satin, matte, and sheen, are perfect for any skin tone.
USERS SAID: “I am a girl who loves makeup. I like because all the colors are usable, pigmented, they blend beautiful. The back offers 4 easy looks. The only problem is I did not find this sooner. I would tell a friend to buy it, quick. This is a keeper.”
Rimmel Magnif'eyes Eye Palette
LOVED FOR: Its smudge-free and long-lasting formula
BEST FOR: Sensitive eyes
Maybelline New York The Blushed Nudes Eyeshadow Palette
BEST FOR: Natural, feminine looks
WHY YOU NEED IT: Rose gold infused pigments create the perfect natural look with a hint of shimmer.
NYX Professional Makeup Ultimate Shadow Palette
BEST FOR: Bold, bright looks
USERS SAID: “I absolutely am in love with this shadow [palette]. The pigment is dark enough to be able to be very bright, but thinned out enough to where you can layer and blend the colors if you want to. Either way the end result is going to result in a very vivid color.”
L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow
USERS SAID: “I have been using it for several months and I could not be happier with it. Colors are very beautiful and pigmented, but not too much. I love the rosy colors the most. I bet they look great on anyone.”
ABOUT THE BRAND: L.A. Girl products are cruelty-free.
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