5 Lust-Worthy Eyeshadow Palettes to Pick Up Right Now

One of the best parts of spring is getting reacquainted with color—and your eyelids are the ideal canvas for attention-grabbing hues. If you’re the type who likes to have options, an eyeshadow palette is the way to go, and there’s no shortage of eye-catching assortments that span the spectrum from subtle and sparkly to bold and beautiful.


Anastasia Beverly Hills Riviera Palette
With 14 matte and metallic shades that can be mixed-and-matched to create virtually any look you can dream up, this palette has proven to be spring’s breakout hit. Inspired by the world’s most opulent beach locales (and the fanciest ways to get there), these punchy shades are guaranteed to attract attention and get you in a maritime-fueled summer mood.

Flesh Beauty

Flesh Beauty Fleshcolor Eye Shadow Palette
The beauty of this nine-pan palette is that you can play it safe with shimmery neutrals or take a walk on the wild side with strategically-placed pop of color or glimmering gold. Featuring the shades we all need for both day and night—along with a dash of whimsy at your fingertips when you’re feeling feisty, the brown and black shades also work wonderfully for lining your lids.

Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury The Icon Palette
Inspired by unnamed celebrities Charlotte Tilbury has partied with at Ibiza’s Ku Club, this kaleidoscope of color contains high-impact shades to create artistry ranging from subdued to spectacular. Designed to be used wet or dry—and even on the cheeks and lips—be sure to check out Tibury’s website for “Day,” “Date,” “Diva” and “Disco” look suggestions.

Thrive Causemetics

Thrive Causemetics Focus Eyeshadow Palette #3
Everyone needs a basic palette of matte neutral shadows in their makeup arsenal. Perfect for a natural, polished look and mixing-and-matching with other eyeshadow options in your stash, this quad of silky, highly-pigmented, blendable powders offers an infinite array of options. And guess what… They’re water-resistant and infused with lid-smoothing hyaluronic acid!

Make Up For Ever

Make Up Forever Let’s Gold Palette
Featuring 18 swoon-worthy matte, metallic and chrome-finish earth-toned eyeshadows that can be worn alone or layered for multidimensional color, this may be the last palette you ever need (until you finish your favorites, that is). Universally flattering on all skin tones, you also get three professional tutorials with step-by-step instructions for maximum impact.