Life's a Festival Eyeshadow Palette, $42 at Too Faced
Spring kicks off festival season and Too Faced has us covered with its #unicorngoals eyeshadow palette. There's no need for heavy body glitter because the 12-pan palette has richly pigmented duochrome eyeshadows. FYI: They have an uplifting citrus scent and are infused with rose quartz for a little extra love. There's even an exclusive Unicorn Tears highlighter based on the brand's cult favorite lipstick shade that can be applied anywhere on the face.
Bold Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette, $20 at Milani Cosmetics
It's easy to become obsessed with this palette thanks to its versatility. The sleek compact has 12 highly pigmented eyeshadows with matte and metallic finishes. The combination of universally flattering neutrals and luxurious jewel tones works from day to night.
Lemonade Craze Eyeshadow Palette, $10.99 at Amazon
We've had palettes inspired by chocolate (Too Faced), peaches (Too Faced) and even mochi (NYX). Now, we have one inspired by lemonade from Maybelline. The zesty palette is perfectly timed given spring's yellow eyeshadow trend. Don't be intimidated because the colors are very wearable. Promise. The 12-pan eyeshadow palette contains a mix of easy-to-wear neutrals with a few brights to accent the look. Yes, they're lemon-scented, but won't sting eyes. The palette is available to pre-order and will officially launch on April 13.
Be a Mermaid & Make Waves Eyeshadow Palette, $42 at Tarte
Stop dreaming about being a mermaid and transform into one with Tarte's 14-pan palette. It will have every wannabe Ariel captivated thanks to the mix of matte and metallic sea-inspired shades. The dermatologist-tested shadows are made with the brand's hero Amazonian clay and mineral pigments for a creamy product that won't fade or crease. For the ultimate #mermaidgoals finish, the palette is shaped like an iridescent seashell.
Touch In Sol
Metallist High Shine Bouncy Cream Shadow Palette, $42 at Sephora
Put down the powder palettes and try a cream one. Touch In Sol's version has a unique jelly formula. The eyeshadows melt into skin, leaving behind high shine and plenty of pigment. The best part? There's no need for brushes. Dab on the easy-to-wear shadows with fingers and discover what a bouncy cream eyeshadow feels like.
Wanderlust Eyeshadow Palette, $10.99 at Ulta Beauty
Drew Barrymore's Flower Beauty has not one, but three different eyeshadow palettes that give us a serious case of wanderlust. Each six-pan palette mixes mattes and metallic eyeshadows inspired by different cities, including Los Angeles (pictured), New York and Austin. The tiny size makes them great for slipping into travel bags and pockets. With an affordable price, it's possible to collect them all.
Ocean Jewels Eye Palette, $35 at BECCA
The ocean is an amazing source of inspiration for makeup. Just see BECCA's limited-edition eyeshadow palette. Rather than the expected blues and aquas, the circular palette takes inspiration from stones and creatures of the sea. All seven shades are new and come in matte, metallic and what the brand calls "twinkling topper" finishes. The last one provides duochrome and holographic finishes that are perfect for a mermaid look.
Pat McGrath Labs
MTHRSHP Subversive La Vie en Rose Palette, $55 at Pat McGrath Labs
Pat McGrath plays by her own rules. For Spring 2018, she launched eyeshadow kits featuring two palettes, a liquid liner and gel pencil. At $190 per kit, they don't come cheap. The good news is we can pick up the MTHRSHP palette for $55. The hot pink packaging looks like it has been pulled from an editorial. The shades inside are just as bold with a mix of gold, plum and violet. The six-pan palette is perfect for breaking out of a neutral shadow rut.
Risk Taker Palette, $39.50 at MAC Cosmetics
The MAC Girls collection has allowed us to channel our different sides with playful makeup palettes. Think Basic Bitch, Power Hungry and Fashion Fanatic. The brand is expanding its range with three new offerings: Classic Cutie, Qween Supreme and Risk Taker. The last option mixes bronze and pink eyeshadows for a unique take on neutrals. Be a rebel and wear the shades together or individually. Complete the look with the opalescent highlighter shade.
Christian Siriano Eyeshadow Palette, $12 at E.L.F. Cosmetics
The budget-friendly makeup brand teamed up with fashion designer Christian Siriano to create a seven-pan eyeshadow palette inspired by his Spring 2018 collection. The spring vibes are strong from the pink package and the colorful mash-up of eyeshadows, including pink, peach, black and shimmering green. Pro tip: Use the double-pan eyeshadow as a highlighter, too. The palette comes with a dual-ended brush for seamless application.
Cover Shot Eye Palette in Punked, $29 at Smashbox
Say hello to the latest member of Smashbox's Cover Shot collection. The purse-size palette is the moodier, grungier version of a neutral brown palette. The mix of muted mauves, grays and neutrals can be used to create a subtle look for day, then the eyeshadows can be built up for a smoky look come evening.
Naked Petite Heat, $29 at Sephora
Urban Decay's Naked Heat collection is fire. Naked Petite Heat is the baby version of the original Naked Heat Palette. The former is a convenient, six-pan eyeshadow palette that's small enough that it can be carried in micro bags or even pockets. It has the same fiery look as the original, but with six new matte and demi-matte shades in full-size pans. The amber and orange tones wake up every eye color.
Tropic Eyeshadow Palette, $129 at Sephora
Natasha Denona is a makeup artist who is serving up trendsetting products that are still user-friendly. This 15-pan eyeshadow palette is a splurge, but it's worth it because it will open up your mind to flattering eyeshadow colors beyond neutrals. The pastels and brights can be mixed to create countless punchy beauty looks. The cream-powder formulas are long-lasting and can be applied wet or dry with brushes or fingers. Unsure where to begin? Try the softer shades in the top and center rows on lids and the bright bottom row on lash lines.
NYX Professional Makeup
Soft & Rosy Eyeshadow Palette, $8.50 at NYX Cosmetics
Step aside millennial pink, this affordable palette has us dreaming of rose. The sleek palette has six warm neutrals that range from warm beige to sultry burgundy. Experiment with the light shades for day, then incorporate the deeper shades for evening.
Anastasia Beverly Hills
Soft Glam Palette, $42 at Anastasia Beverly Hills
Anastasia Beverly Hills' newest palette has us covered. The 14 eyeshadows are creamy, have superb color payoff and are easy to blend. Sport the matte neutrals during the day, then create a colorful smoky eye using the satin and metallic shades when going out. All the shades have the flattering warmth of a good Instagram filter. What's more, the palette has a mirror and dual-ended brush for touch-ups on the go.
ColorStay Shadow Palette 100 Color Collage, $12.99 at Target
Bold makeup was a big trend on the Spring 2018 runways and this wallet-friendly palette makes it easy to create the look without dropping mega cash. Start off by applying one vibrant shadow, then work up to mixing different shades. The palette also has some neutrals for those concerned they're straying too far from their comfort zones.
Les 9 Ombres Multi-Effects Eyeshadow Palette, $70 at Chanel
Chanel's Spring 2018 runway show was filled with gorgeous looks and the brand didn't let us down on the beauty front. The frescoes of Pompeii were the inspiration for this luxurious eyeshadow palette. The eyeshadows have a soft texture for a seamless finish, but they aren't crumbly and don't drop down.
Capri Nudes Eye Shadow Palette, $75 at Bobbi Brown
Be transported to Italy without the plane ticket with this limited-edition eyeshadow palette. These aren't the average neutrals. The bellissima shimmering shadows reflect the light, while the velvety mattes provide a glamorous counterpoint. The golden case adds to the dolce vita vibe.
Glow Addict Edition 5 Couleurs Eyeshadow Palette, $63 at Macy's
With the embossed packaging, this limited-edition eyeshadow palette is almost too pretty to use — almost being the key word. For Spring 2018, Dior released two blossom-themed eyeshadow palettes. This is the bolder one, while Flirt is the pastel option. The pink shades add a pretty romance to the neutrals.
Kat Von D
I Am Divine Palette, $38 at Sephora
This eyeshadow palette is fierce with a capital F. It is inspired by the late, great drag queen Divine and the packaging provides major inspiration. When you open it up, there are eight striking shades to master the drag queen's iconic makeup look. FYI: Each shade is inspired by one of Divine's memorable performances. The palette is described as super limited-edition, so don't procrastinate.
Danger Control Eyeshadow Palette, $49 at NARS
Holographic and glitter are two of the hottest things in makeup and the new NARS launch has both of them. The limited-edition eyeshadow palette contains six crease-resistant, high-shine pastels. Play around by wearing them wet or dry as well as individually and layered. It'll result in an Instagram-approved glow every time.
Make Up For Ever
Spring is finally here, which means it’s time to switch up your makeup look. This season, we’ve got our eyes on the newest eyeshadow palettes. These cheerful little trays of color are a great way to play with your look and have fun with the latest shades.
Spring’s fresh crop is some of the best we’ve seen and each compact has something in store for everyone. Looking for more ways to unleash your inner unicorn or mermaid? There are some prismatic choices. Searching for a product with packaging as swoon-worthy as the eyeshadows inside? There are countless Instagrammable options. Want another wear-every-day neutral eyeshadow palette? Rest assured, there are some fantastic options worth adding to your collection. Want a new formula? There are cream-powder hybrids, bouncy jelly shadows and silky-smooth glitter formulas to get you excited.
Get ready to clear some space in your beauty kit for some of the most covetable eyeshadow palettes this spring. Warning: It’s likely you’ll want them all.
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