12 best eyeshadow palettes

Review of the best according to the editorial board. About selection criteria. This material is subjective and does not constitute advertising and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

Shadows help not only create any conceived image, but also visually change the shape of the eyes, enlarge them, hide flaws. Without them, star makeup artists would not be able to present their beauty masterpieces to the world. And ordinary girls can no longer do without shadows. For many, they are an integral part of the make-up. Shadows come in a variety of textures. Dry do not require special skills when applied. They are well shaded and adjusted. Popular are cream, gel and liquid eyeshadows. With them, you can create your own makeup, similar to a professional one.

A variety of finishes (matte, mother-of-pearl, satin, shimmery, metallic, velvet, wet) will allow you to choose the most relevant for a particular look. Caring ingredients are often included in formulations. Some formulas are waterproof. In order not to buy cosmetics with different effects separately, manufacturers have collected them in palettes, which included several types of shadows. The sets are small, with several colors. There are medium, and there are advanced kits, which include up to 200 shades.

We present the most popular palettes of all price segments in our review. Their relevance is confirmed by the high number of sales, positive customer reviews and the opinion of professional beauty experts.

Rating of the best eye shadow palettes

Nomination a place Name of product price
Best mini eyeshadow palettes 1 Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Designer RUB 4,480
2 Make up Factory Mat Eye Colors RUB 917
3 Pupa Vamp! Palette RUB 790
4 Vivienne sabo quatre nuances 370 RUB
The best eye shadow palettes from 10 to 20 colors 1 Nyx ultimate shadow palette 1 226 RUB
2 Eveline Cosmetics Charming Mocha 594 RUB
3 Essence Eyeshadow palette 344 r
The best eye shadow palettes from 20 to 50 colors 1 REVOLUTION 30 Eyeshadow Palette RUB 1,140
2 Wet n Wild Color Icon 32 Pan Eyeshadow Palette RUB 830
3 New Air Cosmetics 28 colors 1 200 RUB
Best extended eyeshadow palettes 1 REVOLUTION 196 colors RUB 2,234
2 Coastal Scent 72 colors RUB 620

Best mini eyeshadow palettes

Christian Dior 5 Couleurs Designer Eyeshadow Palette

Rating: 4.9

CHRISTIAN DIOR SHADOW PALETTE   5 COULEURS DESIGNER

The first line is occupied by the palette of a luxury French brand. It has been developed using innovative techniques that provide high quality professional makeup. The five shades are designed for multi-stage application with smooth transitions and maximum adaptation to all skin types. Matte and pearlescent effects complement each other, allowing for different make-up variations.

The silky texture covers the skin with a weightless veil. It shades well, does not dust. During the day, the coating does not roll off, does not slide off. Color is transferred from one application. Layers thinly layered with a neat finish. With Christian Dior shadows, you can create a light daytime make-up or a more intense evening make-up. The set includes reversible applicators and brushes of different sizes for precise application and blending of pigment.

Fans of luxury cosmetics rate 5 Couleurs Designer as 'excellent'. The compact case fits into a cosmetic bag, so it's easy to take on trips. The presence of a mirror provides a comfortable application.

Advantages

  • optimally selected tones;
  • perfect texture for application;
  • high degree of stability;
  • all the necessary tools in a set.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Make up Factory Mat Eye Colors

Rating: 4.8

Make up Factory Mat Eye Colors

The second prize-winner is a professional product in 4 shades of brown, gray and beige. It is dermatologically tested and proven to be safe and environmentally friendly. Smoky makeup is created with the palette, which does not lose its relevance for many years. The unique formula provides a long-lasting matte finish regardless of external factors. Moisturizers are added to the formula, so the skin is guaranteed comfort for a long time.

The texture is dense, at the same time does not clog into folds, it is easily distributed, and can be removed with conventional makeup removers. Convenient applicator helps to apply thin and thick lines, blend, make smooth transitions. Elegant plastic case with a mirror.

According to reviews, the shades are ideally combined with each other and with shadows from other collections. The consistency has enhanced adhesion. It is silky, does not crumble, does not drain under the influence of sweat, with intense production of sebum or high humidity.

Advantages

  • persistent professional formula;
  • recommendations of makeup artists and dermatologists;
  • long-lasting hydration effect;
  • adaptation to all skin types.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Eyeshadow Pupa Vamp! Palette

Rating: 4.8

PUPA VAMP EYE SHADOW!  PALETTE

Ranked in third place, the set is available in two collections: 'Smoky Black' and 'Solid Gold'. The four shades are in perfect harmony with each other. With them, you can create an expressive smoky ice or simply emphasize the beauty of the eyes. New and improved technology ensures easy application of eyeshadow on the eyelids. The texture is powdery, not felt on the skin, while it has a high concentration of pigments.

The eyeshadow has three effects: sophisticated matte, dense satin and shimmering metallic. The composition is paraben free. It doesn't provoke irritation. Safety proven by ophthalmologists and dermatologists. The kit includes a double-sided applicator, which takes and transfers the pigment well, blends it gently, makes noticeable lines and smooth transitions.

Customers rated the palette of the famous Pupa brand with the highest score. All shades are relevant, there are no unused ones. The design is luxurious. The case is equipped with a mirror. On the packaging you can find tips from the makeup artist on using the shades. This will help beginners to make high-quality makeup quickly and without defects.

Advantages

  • texture with the effect of liquid powder;
  • expressive dense coating;
  • guaranteed safety;
  • availability of recommendations for application.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Eyeshadow Vivienne Sabo Quatre Nuances

Rating: 4.7

Vivienne Sabo Quatre Nuances Eyeshadow

The fourth line is occupied by the most inexpensive product from those presented in this category. The palette contains 4 shades. They go well with each other. Two of them with a matte finish, one with a colored shimmer, another with shimmering pearlescent particles. With shadows, you can create any makeup: daytime, cocktail, and festive. The consistency is delicate with a high degree of color rendering.

The eyeshadow is easily drawn onto the applicator, shaded evenly with a smooth transition. They do not wrinkle. The composition is checked by specialists. No allergens were found. The plastic case is practical and aesthetic at the same time. The collection contains 4 options for the combination of tones, which were selected with the participation of famous makeup artists.

Customers are satisfied with the quality of Vivienne Sabo products. According to their reviews, the shadows fit well on the skin, they do not generate dust when applied, they are tightly fixed. Layering does not form a heavy weight coating. The texture is highly pigmented. In practice, it lasts from 7 hours or more without rolling and smearing.

Advantages

  • long-lasting fixation;
  • ultra-fashionable saturated shades;
  • convenient applicator included;
  • acceptable cost.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

The best eye shadow palettes from 10 to 20 colors

NYX Ultimate Shadow Palette

Rating: 4.9

NYX ULTIMATE SHADOW PALETTE

First place goes to the American set with 16 trendy shades. It is available in 6 versions with warm and cold neutral, ultra-bright, smoky tones. Various finishes: matte, mother of pearl, satin. The texture is dense, well tolerated with a brush on the eyelid and distributed. It instantly attaches and holds firmly without additional use of bases and clamps. The colors blend and blend beautifully.

The formula is gentle, silky, does not weigh down, does not dry out. There are no allergens in the composition. During wearing, no discomfort appears. With a professional tool, even a beginner can create different types of makeup.

Customers note the versatility of the set. All colors go well with each other. The eyeshadow can be used for light daytime makeup or evening festive makeup. They shade well, at high temperatures and humidity they do not float, do not roll or crumble, do not form a smell. The Ultimate Shadow Palette is dermatologically tested and recommended by respected makeup artists.

Advantages

  • rich pigmentation;
  • sets of topical tones;
  • does not tighten or dry the skin;
  • high durability.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Eveline Cosmetics Charming Mocha Eyeshadow Palette

Rating: 4.8

EVELINE COSMETICS CHARMING MOCHA SHADOW PALETTE

On the second line is a palette with 12 compact shadows of the famous Polish brand Eveline Cosmetics. Chocolate brown shades with pink and light beige undertones help create flawless makeup for any time of day. The collection includes shadows with matte, satin, shimmery finishes. The rich consistency from one layer overlaps the natural skin tone. Shadows are easy to apply and distribute.

By mixing shades with each other, you can get countless original tones. The professional formula provides comfort while wearing. The coating does not flow, does not tighten, does not irritate the sensitive skin of the eyelids. The package is equipped with a mirror and a specially shaped double-sided applicator for convenient application of shadows to the lower and upper eyelids. Exclusive design makes it stand out from other cosmetics.

Reviews confirm the hypoallergenic composition. The delicate creamy texture lays down softly, has no odor, lasts under any unfavorable external conditions.

Advantages

  • harmoniously selected shades;
  • creation of various types of visage;
  • professional brush included;
  • plastic shockproof case.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Essence Eyeshadow palette

Rating: 4.8

Essence Eyeshadow palette

Bronze medalist – a palette with 10 tones of 7 g. It will be an excellent travel option, it will not take up much space in a cosmetic bag. Plastic, tight-fitting packaging will protect the contents from damage. An optimally selected palette makes it possible to create any makeup: from simple to ultra-complex. The various finishes match perfectly. The set includes matte, sparkling pearlescent and satin effects.

The texture of the Eyeshadow palette is highly pigmented, well transferred with a brush or applicator, and is evenly shaded. The coating is resistant to moisture, leaves no traces, and has shown itself well in various climatic conditions. The palette is available in two versions: with nude and pink tones.

The German product has earned high marks from buyers. Shades can be mixed not only with each other, but also with shadows from other collections. The composition does not cause irritation, it is combined with any type of skin. High quality at a reasonable cost has been noted in many reviews.

Advantages

  • intensely pigmented colors;
  • good combination of shades;
  • high degree of stability;
  • not tested on animals.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

The best eye shadow palettes from 20 to 50 colors

REVOLUTION 30 Eyeshadow Palette

Rating: 4.9

REVOLUTION EYESHADOW PALETTE 30 EYESHADOW PALETTE

The gold in this category is for the eyeshadow palette based on mineral powder. The palette contains 30 saturated shades with a high degree of stability. With their help, you can diversify your everyday makeup, and make your festive make-up more sophisticated and original. Among the textures: matte, shimmery, marble. The composition adapts to all skin types, does not cause allergies on sensitive surfaces, does not tighten.

The shades are in the 'correct' order. This will tell newbies the most relevant combinations. The case is made of durable plastic with a well-closing latch. During transportation, the manufacturer from the UK has ensured maximum safety for the cosmetics.

Customers give the highest score for texture and value for money. They note that the range of shades is optimally matched to create makeup in different styles. The included applicator handles pigment well, blends gently, helps to create fine lines on the lower eyelid and paint over voluminous areas on the upper eyelid.

Advantages

  • harmonious combination of tones;
  • reliable multilayer fixation;
  • environmentally friendly ingredients;
  • double-sided brush included.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Wet n Wild Color Icon 32 Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Rating: 4.8

Wet n Wild Color Icon 32 Pan Eyeshadow Palette

The second is a palette with which you can create various types of makeup: from natural to sophisticated evening. The palette features basic colors and tones for a smooth, soft transition. The formula is safe, dermatologically tested, not tested on animals. Finishes are matte and shimmery. All shades and effects harmonize well with each other. A dense, highly pigmented texture that overlaps natural skin tone from one shot.

The composition can be applied many times. The layers are securely held together, the shadows do not crumble and do not leave marks at high humidity. Color Icon 32 Pan Eyeshadow Palette is actively used by professional makeup artists for its current, trendy shades and ordinary customers because of the ease of application, which is also available to beginners.

The girls write in the comments that the shadows are easily shaded, thanks to the oily-soft consistency. They are highly durable and mix well. Perfectly matched color tones create a flawless make-up on all skin types.

Advantages

  • high color rendering of the shade;
  • daytime, evening, holiday tones;
  • permanent fixation without additional funds;
  • safe non-allergenic formula.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Eyeshadow palette New Air Cosmetics 28 colors

Rating: 4.7

New Air Cosmetics 28 Colors Eyeshadow Palette

The third place goes to a palette with 6 palettes of various shades. The manufacturer has collected the most relevant for various skin and eye color types. The set includes shadows with matte, glitter, shimmer, satin finishes. They are ideally combined with each other and with shadows from other lines. Thanks to this, you can endlessly experiment and create any images and types of make-up. One layer creates a dense shade. With subsequent application, the texture is firmly fixed, there are no problems during wear.

Mineral-based formula provides comfort. The velvety coating does not constrict, gently lays on the skin of the eyelids. Finely ground shadows do not generate dust. Thanks to the wax included in the composition, they are securely fixed without shedding.

The high quality of the decorative cosmetics of the Russian brand was highly appreciated by the customers. They emphasized a harmonious combination of textures and tones. The professional formula allows girls to do flawless makeup without any special skills and experience without much difficulty.

Advantages

  • shades for a specific eye color;
  • a variety of matching finishes;
  • fixation without base and fixers;
  • transfer of shade from one application.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Best extended eyeshadow palettes

REVOLUTION eyeshadow palette 196 colors

Rating: 4.9

COASTAL SCENT DARK EYE SHADOW SET 72 COLORS

The first prize-winner is a set of 196 shades with various effects. The tool from the UK is used by makeup artists to create conceptual daytime, cocktail, holiday looks. It will become an indispensable assistant for those who want to independently learn how to make a make-up no worse than professionals. All the necessary shades will always be at hand, you can experiment and gain experience every day.

The soft texture blends well, holds without shedding. It is resistant to moisture. The multi-layered coating stays flawless in all conditions. The composition does not contain irritating substances. The smell is neutral.

Customers note that the tones are arranged in such an order as to smoothly transition from a dark shade to a lighter one. This will serve as a kind of hint for beginners. The palette creates natural and vibrant glamorous make-ups that accentuate eye color and mask imperfections.

Advantages

  • for various beauty experiments;
  • beautiful matte and shimmery shades;
  • dense elastic consistency;
  • all actual colors in the set.

disadvantages

  • not identified.

Coastal Scent Dark Eyeshadow Set 72 Colors

Rating: 4.8

COASTAL SCENT DARK EYE SHADOW SET 72 COLORS

The second place is given to the palette, which includes shades to create a natural make-up that emphasizes the depth of the look and expressiveness of the eyes. It includes 68 matte and 4 pearlescent tones. They can be mixed, combined with other collections, that is, to embody any beauty fantasies into reality. The composition is free of allergens, including fragrances. He passed dermatological control.

The product from Coastal Scent differs in affordable cost, which does not affect the quality in any way. The fine powdery fraction is well tolerated by both the brush and the applicator. A good result is guaranteed even for non-professionals who are just starting to master the basics of makeup.

According to reviews, the set contains the most relevant tones for a nude make-up. They are suitable for all skin tones and eye colors. The consistency is not dusty when applied, shaded freely, firmly fixed. The coating is dense, does not roll off during the day. The rich pigmentation keeps the color unchanged for the rest of the day. Fans of natural make-up recommend the set for purchase.

Advantages

  • the most natural makeup;
  • shades for all color types;
  • dense creamy coverage;
  • safe ingredients.

disadvantages

  • not identified.


Attention! This rating is subjective and does not constitute an advertisement and does not serve as a purchase guide. Before buying, you need to consult with a specialist.

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