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Top 10 Fall Makeup Palettes

These Fall Makeup Palette Launches Need To Be On Your Beauty Wish List

These Fall Makeup Palette Launches Need To Be On Your Beauty Wish List

With the end of summer comes the end of lots of other wonderful things—beach weekends, daily dips in the pool, summer Fridays—you get the picture. But one thing we sure as heck won’t miss? Our makeup totally melting off our faces in the sweltering summer sun. To celebrate, we’ve rounded up a list of 10 insanely lust-worthy makeup palettes that are perfect for the fall season. Our favorite brands have gone all out this year by giving us the prettiest palettes we’ve ever seen, just in time for a fall beauty haul. We’ve got velvety-smooth eyeshadows, universally-flattering blushes, highlighters galore, and we’ve ditched our summery, shimmery shades for darker pigments in rich, autumnal tones. Backed by our trusted algorithm, this list has something for every beauty guru and every budget. Scroll through to shop our picks and give your makeup bag a much-needed refresh! Opening image: @Hourglasscosmetics

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October 23, 2018

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette
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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette

BEST FOR: This best-selling palette looks equally killer on all skin tones.

USERS SAID: “The pigmentation is insane! Wide range of colors. I’ve been using them as eyeshadows and have gotten so many compliments. 100% would recommend!”

Nars Orgasm Infatuation Palette

BEST FOR: This limited-edition bronzer, blush, and highlighter trio is perfect for playing up those cheeks.

HELPFUL TIP: The compact size is great for travel. Keep one in your purse for instant glam on the go!

Charlotte Tilbury Bar of Gold Highlighting Palette

LOVED FOR: The highly-pigmented, universally-flattering shades that perfectly melt into your skin

HELPFUL TIP: Apply these luxurious gold shades anywhere—eyes, cheeks, body, or even pressed onto the lips!

Natasha Denona Gold Eyeshadow Palette

WHAT IT IS: A palette featuring 15 brand new shades of golds, browns, and greens in an array of different textures so you can create a wide variety of looks—from everyday to extra glam.

USERS SAID: “This palette took my breath away!!! It is gorgeous on the eyes. It is NOT just another gold palette, It IS THE gold palette to have.”

Pat McGrath Labs Mothership V Eyeshadow Palette Bronze Seduction

LOVED FOR: The richly-pigmented, luxurious shades

AS SEEN ON: This brand new and highly buzzed-about palette was spotted on multiple celebrities at the VMAs this year.

Huda Beauty Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Topaz

BEST FOR: Color junkies

HELPFUL TIP: The gorgeous jewel tones and luxurious textures in this palette are perfect for transitioning your makeup from summer to fall.

Too Faced Gingerbread Spice Eye Shadow Palette

BEST FOR: Holiday glam

FUN FACT: These warm and toasty shadows actually smell like yummy, fresh-baked gingerbread!

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Unlocked Palette

WHY YOU NEED IT: Go ahead and ditch the Instagram filters, because this palette is all you need to beautifully blur imperfections and add a luminous finish to the skin.

FUN FACT: 5% of profits from this 100-percent vegan and cruelty-free palette will go to support the Nonhuman Rights Project.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Sultry Eyeshadow Palette

WHAT IT IS: A palette containing every shade you need to create your best smokey eye yet

LOVED FOR: The stunning shade selection featuring cool-toned mattes and metallics

Urban Decay Naked Cherry Eyeshadow Palette

BEST FOR: Making those peepers pop

USERS SAID: “Hands down the best Naked Palette! This is the perfect range of mattes and shimmers. It makes my blue eyes stand out. LOVE!”

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