When it comes to beauty gifting, eyeshadow palettes are pretty much a guaranteed winner. They’re shelfie-worthy, they’re easy to wrap, and they can be worn again and again to achieve different looks and multiple possibilities. However, with so many on the market, it be difficult to find ‘The One’.
Keep reading to let us take the edge off with our roundup of our ultimate favourite eyeshadow palettes to gift in 2020. After all, we’ve tried enough of them…
By BEAUTY BAY SUNSET HORIZONS PALETTE
A collection of richly pigmented mattes and ultra-creamy shimmers in a mix of contrasting bright and bold hues? Count us in. The By BEAUTY BAY Sunset Horizons Palette features twenty wearable shades that can be used to create warm and wearable looks all year round. The sun may be setting on 2020, but you’d better believe we’ll be taking this staple palette with us into 2021.
SAMPLE BEAUTY THE PAINTER'S PALETTE
Unleash their creativity with Sample Beauty’s The Painter’s Palette. Made in collaboration with Insta-famous MUA Beth Painter, this thirty-colour palette is all about experimentation and having fun. Grab some paint brushes, it’s time for them to create their biggest masterpiece yet.
LORAC UNZIPPED GOLD EYE SHADOW PALETTE
Your boujee BFF is going to love the Lorac Unzipped Gold Eyeshadow Palette. Ideal for crafting pro-level, gold-toned finishes, this sophisticated collection of shadows is a glam addition to any makeup kit. NYE look, sorted (even if they only get to wear it around their house this December 31st).
MAKEUP REVOLUTION FOREVER FLAWLESS ALLURE EYESHADOW PALETTE
The classics never go out of style, and the Makeup Revolution Forever Flawless Alure Eyeshadow Palette is a prime example of that. Containing the perfect mix of pink, berry, and neutral shades, this budget friendly palette really packs a punch. Who said beauty gifting had to break the bank?
MELT MILLENNIAL PINX PALETTE
For the one that loves everything pink, Melt Millennial Pinx Palette is a no-brainer. Featuring a range of pretty hues, from iridescent pinks and rose quartz shimmers to silver metallics and rosewood mattes, this adorable palette is sure to go down a treat.
Anastasia Beverly Hills MINI NORVINA PRO PIGMENT PALETTE VOL.3
Your fellow Anastasia Beverly Hills obsessive might have almost every iconic palette going, but have they got one small enough to throw in their hand luggage when we’re finally allowed to venture further than the living room? Add the Mini Norvina Pro Pigment Palette Vol. 3 to their stocking to get them set for those 2021 adventures.
ZOEVA SHARE YOUR RADIANCE EYESHADOW PALETTE
When it comes to gifting, you can’t go wrong with ZOEVA. The Share Your Radiance Eyeshadow Palette is packed with a range of rose pinks, soft lilacs, rich golds, and warm shimmers to deliver a touch of magic to any makeup bag.
Physician's Formula ROSÉ ALL PLAY BOUQUET EYESHADOW PALETTE
If you know a makeup enthusiast that’s just as clued up on their skincare, Physician’s Formula Rose All Play Bouquet Eyeshadow Palette is about the help you tick them off your list. Formulated with antioxidant-rich goji, brightening kakadu plum, and soothing rose extract, this multitasking palette nourishes the eyelids whilst covering them in pigmented and blendable colour.
NYX PROFESSIONAL MAKEUP ULTIMATE BRIGHTS SHADOW PALETTE
If you ask us, you can never have too many brights palettes. NYX Ultimate Brights Shadow Palette is about to add sixteen more colourways into the mix and we are here for it. Expect buildable, bold, bright looks, and a very happy face when you hand this over. Maybe throw one in for yourself too, you know, to avoid the FOMO.
LINDA HALLBERG THE NEW GOLDEN 20'S PALETTE
The golden ’20s have come back around, and we are ready for them. Linda Hallberg’s The New Golden 20’s Palette is all about those timeless looks that can be pared back for an everyday vibe or dressed up for all-out party mode.
WET N WILD BRETMAN ROCK SHADOW PALETTE
Wild eye looks incoming. Wet n Wild Bretman Rock Shadow Palette is the perfect gift for vibrant makeup lovers. The jungle-inspired hues offer matte, metallic, and shimmer finishes and a long-lasting result. Apply dry for a more subtle finish or wet to really amp up the pigment.
JUVIA'S PLACE THE NUBIAN 3 EYESHADOW PALETTE
It wouldn’t be an eyeshadow palette roundup without the legend that is Juvia’s Place. The Nubian 3 Eyeshadow Palette is one of our personal faves thanks to its warm, coral tones, and tell-tale butter soft and extremely pigmented formula. Trust us, this must-have palette is sure to be a hit. You can thank us later.