Create sexy, sultry eyes with these neutral eye shadow palettes.
#1 Urban Decay Naked 1 Palette, S$83
You can’t really talk about must-have eye shadow palettes without listing the Urban Decay Naked 1 Palette. The original of the Urban Decay Naked series, this was the palette which launched a worldwide eye shadow palette craze. Its highly-pigmented and wearable shades make this a staple addition to every beauty junkie’s eye shadow arsenal.
#2 BECCA Ombre Nudes Eye Shadow Palette, S$60
Designed to contour lids to mimic the appearance of deep-set eyes, the BECCA Ombre Nudes Eye Shadow Palette can double up as contouring powder for the face and even fill in eyebrows.
#3 Bobbi Brown Nude on Nude Eyeshadow Palette, S$89
An iconic palette from Bobbi Brown, these matte neutral eye shadow shades that are universally flattering and wearable for both day and night.
#4 DIOR Backstage Pro Eye Reviver Palette 002, S$102
The DIOR Backstage Pro Eye Reviver Palette 002 creates a smooth canvas with it’s powder primer, while eye shadow shades contour lids for runway perfection. It even comes with a cake eyeliner to accentuate lash line.
#5 Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette, S$73
Designed specifically to contour eyes, the Kat Von D Shade + Light Eye Contour Palette has three colour quads – neutral, cool and warm – to suit every skin tone. Mix and match to find your favourite combination or just stick to the preassigned ones for foolproof colour matching.
#6 M.A.C Eyes On M.A.C Anniversary Amber Times Nine, S$72
For those who can never finish their eye shadows, the M.A.C Eyes On M.A.C Anniversary Amber Times Nine has perfectly-sized eye shadow pans. The series come with a variety of shades (including blue, green and purple), but the amber version will give you lotsa wear with its versatility.
#7 MAKE UP FOR EVER Artist Palette 1, S$69
Create a nude smokey eye or go really edgy with the Make Up For Ever Artist Palette 1. It comes with easy-to-follow application instructions to help users mimic signature eye looks created by MAKE UP FOR EVER’s founder and creative director, Dany San.
#8 NARSissist L'Amour Toujours L'Amour Eyeshadow Palette, S$90
This limited-edition eye shadow palette has a combination of 12 highly-pigmented and wearable shades in both matte and shimmer finishes. The colours are more cool-tone so we would advise against picking this one up if you have warmer skin tone.
#9 Yve Saint Laurent YSL Beaute Couture Variation, S$129
Inspired by the fabrics in Yves Saint Laurent’s studio in Paris, this 10-colour eye shadow palette allows users to create signature YSL runway looks. It’s packaged in a sleek casing complete with a dual-ended brush so you can switch up your day look into a night look while on the go.
#10 ZOEVA Naturally Yours Palette, S$32.99
Whether you love the “barely there” look or a neutral smokey eye, the ZOEVA Naturally Yours Palette makes it easy to blend with its ultra-micronized eyeshadow formula. The matte shades leave behind a satin finish while metallic shades boasts a duo-chrome shine.
#11 Bobbi Brown City Collection Paris Palette, $104
As part of their 25th anniversary, the Bobbi Brown City Collection Paris Palette represents one of three iconic fashion cities which has inspired the palette. Consisting of four eye shadow shades and a complementing blush shade, this palette is also a great size to slip into your purse so that you can intensify your eye look for the night.
#12 Burberry Complete Eye Palette in Mocha, $85
With many palettes featuring up to 30 shades, owning an eye shadow palette with less colours can be quite refreshing. With only four colours – a highlighter, two buildable eye shadow shades and a liner shade – the Burberry Complete Eye Palette in Mocha is a minimalist’s dream-come-true.
#13 Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Eye Shadow 5-Color Palette, $80
With two matte, two metallic and a highlighter shade, the Estee Lauder Pure Color Envy Sculpting Eye Shadow 5-Color Palette makes it easy to transform your day makeup look into night – just layer on the sparkly shades over the matte ones and you’re good to go.
#14 shu uemura Shu:Palette 2, $170
This 16-shade palette contains three limited edition shades and seven new colours – enough to create countless eye looks that are specially selected to suit Asian eyes.