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A Touch of Sparkle: 7 Makeup Palettes To Brighten Up Your Eyes

Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder. So, why not make those eyes pop into the next hemisphere with a killer eye makeup look?

There are a lot of tips and tricks in the makeup world. Makeup is an incredible outlet for creativity.

One of the first helpful hints I learned at a young age was picking the right eye shadow for your eye color and skin tone.

There are hundreds of amazing eye shadow palettes and they all have their own unique flare.

Keep reading to find out our favorite palettes and where to get them!

Must Have Makeup Palettes to Make Your Eyes Pop

1. Naked Heat by Urban Decay


This is the ultimate eyeshadow palette for blue eyes. Urban Decay’s brand new palette is riddled with burnt terra cotta and rust colors. Not only are these hues on trend but they make baby blue go wild.

While Naked Heat is on the pricier end, retailing at a low prices, these creamy, high-quality shadows are worth every penny.

2. TruNaked Jewels by Cover Girl

Sometimes drugstore makeup palettes can be a bit lackluster but this one hits all the marks. If you’re looking to make a statement, then this is the palette for you.

Cover Girl is a rock star, drug store brand because they come out with quality products that carry through the popular trends in high end beauty.

3. Chocolate Bar by Too Faced

This is one of our all-time favorite makeup palettes. Suitable for all eye colors, the Chocolate Bar is a neutral shadow lovers dream.

Neutral eyes look good on everyone and this palette will help you achieve any natural eye you can think of.

4. Pastel Goth by Kat Von D

Kat Von D is the queen of wild makeup palettes. Pastel Goth falls nothing short of amazing. With a wild array of colors, there isn’t a look that you can’t create with this palette.

Perfect for those that like to live on the edge. This makeup palette has all the colors of the rainbow and you are bound to find something that will compliment any skin tone and eye color.

5. Lid Lingerie Shadow Palette by NYX

NYX is another amazing drugstore brand and they have quite a few makeup palettes to choose from. This palette would work amazing on brown eyes for the perfect “no makeup” look.

The Lid Lingerie palette is modeled after their Lip Lingerie line. It contains 6 beautiful, neutral matte shadows are a staple for anyone’s eyeshadow collection.

6. The Blushed Nudes by Maybelline

A green eyed queen’s dream. Purple and red tones work wonders for both green and blue eyes and this palette is the most affordable option to experiment with that!

Another wildly popular drug store palette, The Blushed Nudes can help to create the rose looks that are super trendy.

7. Narsissist Loaded Eyeshadow Palette by Nars

Now this baby is the priciest on our list but for good reason. Nars is famous for the pigmentation of their shadows and this makeup palette does not disappoint.

Beautiful golds, coppers, and silvers can be swept all over the lid with one dip of the brush.

This palette is perfect for spring and summer looks that will surely wow.

How Do I Get My Hands on These Makeup Palettes?


If you are interested in the high end makeup palettes mentioned above, Sephora is where you’ll want to go. A “one-stop-shop” for luxury makeup. As soon as a new product is released you can find it at Sephora.

A few more bonuses? Sephora is available in store or online. You don’t even have to leave the house to get awesome makeup.

Sephora also offers several different levels of rewards programs. These programs run on a point system and can get you some sweet sample products for free. The more you spend the more perks you get as a “Beauty Insider”.

Monthly Subscription Services

One of the best ways to dabble when you are first starting out in makeup is through monthly subscription boxes. This type of service will provide you with five or so products each month in sample or deluxe sample sizes. You are charged monthly for the service.

When you decide to start a monthly subscription you will be required to answer a few questions about yourself and your “relationship” with makeup.

What color are your eyes? What is your skin tone? What type of skin do you have?

What is your favorite product? Do you wear lipstick? Do you like matte or dewy products?

Answering these questions will help the company in getting you products that you will love and use regularly.

Subscriptions like Boxy Charm or Play! by Sephora are awesome ways to try new products to see what you like and also what you don’t. Many subscriptions will even include a full sized product every now and then.



Drug Store

If you are looking to go the more affordable route when you are just starting out then the drug store is the way to go.

Often drug store makeup gets a bad name for being cheaper in quality because it is lower in price but that is not always the case!

While you do need to do your research on drug store products prior to buying them you can score some really awesome things there (as you can see from the list above)!

Want to research further?

Check us out for more information. Just remember, there are no rules in the world of makeup. Get out there and get creative!

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