11 limited edition eyeshadow palettes you should collect so you can up your beauty cred

The number of amazing beauty products that launch during the holiday season give us more reason to celebrate. Many brands have saved their best works for the last (month) and released limited edition eyeshadow palettes that we can’t get our eyes off.

We’ve picked out 11 of them that aren’t just beautiful to look at, but we know can also help us achieve brand new looks for 2018. Add one of these from this list we’ve curated to your collection, and we’re sure you’ll be adding to your beauty cred too!

These are listed from the most affordable to the most splurge-worthy!

1. Etude House Be My Universe Multi Palettes

In two variations – Pinky Galaxy and Golden Galaxy – these palettes are made up of galaxy-inspired shades and are encased within cases with adorable designs. The eyeshadow powders are finely milled to ensure that they adhere closely to skin so that they can last all day – through long hours of partying!

These palettes retail at SGD25.90 each and are available at all ETUDE HOUSE stores.

2. Zoeva Opulence Eyeshadow Palette

We love how regal the shades in this Zoeva palette look! This palette features beautiful shades from rosy copper, overhues of ivory dahlias to vibrant royal blue orchids, and in matte and metallic finishes. The good-looking palette is inspired by the dramatic and rich shades seen in moody still life paintings, and you’ll love that its easy-to-blend pigments are enriched with vitamin E, and free of parabens, mineral oils, perfume and phthalates.

The Zoeva Opulence Eyeshadow Palette retails at SGD42 and is available at all Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

3. Make Up For Ever Lustrous Shadow Palette

This is likely to be the most versatile eyeshadow palette in the list we featured because it has a balance of warm and cool shades, as well as matte and metallic finishes. What this means is that, we foresee you’re going show no bias and use all the shades as frequently.

These 12 “gel-powder” shadows are made with saturated pigments that are intense and easily blendable. It also comes in a gorgeous case.

The Make Up For Ever Lustrous Shadow Palette retails at SGD74 and is available at the Make Up For Ever Pro Loft (36 Armenian Street, #01-06), Make Up For Ever Boutique at Downtown Gallery (6A Shenton Way, #01-06), selected Sephora stores, and Sephora.sg.

4. Sephora Collection Color Wonderland

This is the eyeshadow palette that will make any beauty enthusiast squeal in delight. Featuring 78 eyeshadow shades and two eye pens, this ultimate palette is great if you’re just starting out as a makeup artist or want to get super experimental with eyeshadow colours in 2018. Best part? At just SGD79, it means each pan costs you less than SGD1 on average.

The Sephora Collection Color Wonderland is available at all Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

5. Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette

fenty beauty galaxy holiday eyeshadow palette

In a beautiful holographic case, the 14 eyeshadow shades in the Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette have beautiful glitter finishes and many of them are iridescent.

The Fenty Beauty Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette retails at SGD82 and was launched together with the rest of the limited edition Galaxy collection, which includes glitter eyeliners, lip glitters, and glittery lipsticks. You can find it at Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

6. Urban Decay Heavy Metals Palette

You can bring out the rebel in you with this beautiful eyeshadow palette from Urban Decay. The brand claims that it is made up of 20 of their most amped-up metallic shadows, and every one is new and exclusive – making it a truly limited edition palette you should collect!

You’ll find outstanding jewel tones on the left of the palette and wearable metallic neutrals on the right. Each shade has a soft and creamy texture that is easily blendable.

The case is in a unique lavender metallic shade and looks like it was smashed on one end, creating a crushed metal effect.

The Urban Decay Heavy Metals Palette retails at SGD88 and is available at Urban Decay Freestanding stores at Takashimaya S.C., Ngee Ann City #B1-32, VivoCity #01-13 and Bugis Junction #01-16. You can also find it at all Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

7. Kat Von D Saint + Sinner Eyeshadow Palette

We’re in love with this palette the moment we set our eyes on it. The product design is inspired by the aesthetics of a gothic cathedral. You open up the “doors” of the cathedral to reveal 24 richly pigmented eyeshadow shades that are new to the brand.

On the left you’ll see 12 saintly wearable shades, and on the right are 12 sinfully bold colours. These colourful eyeshadow pans remind you of beautiful stained glass that you typically see in traditional churches. The palette also includes two transformative shades to give your palette even more versatility. Bonus: The lettering and scrollwork are hand-drawn by Kat Von D herself, making it a collectible for fans.

The Kat Von D Beauty Saint + Sinner Eyeshadow Palette retails at SGD90 at Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

8. Bobbi Brown Caviar & Rubies Eye Shadow Palette

This palette comes with nine shades that are inspired by rich jewel tones. The shimmering shades are perfect for year-end parties. We’re particularly in love with the new diamond dust eyeshadow that’s in the middle of the palette, which we know we’re going to keep using as a way to amp up all our eye looks this festive season.

This retails at SGD110 and is available at all Bobbi Brown counters and department stores.

9. Shu Uemura x Super Mario Bros. Peach’s Eye and Cheek Palette

If Super Mario is a big part of your childhood, then this eyeshadow palette has to go into your beauty collection. A collaboration between two Japanese icons (Shu Uemura and Super Mario Bros.), the Peach’s Eye and Cheek Palette includes six eyeshadow shades and two blushers. Motifs of the Super Star, Super Mushroom, Fire Flower and ? Block are embossed on the blushers to add a touch of cuteness to it.

This palette retails at SGD128 and is launched with a range of other products in the same makeup collection. It is available at all Shu Uemura counters and Sephora.sg.

10. Guerlain Palette Gold

Inspired by Art Deco style, this limited edition palette that Guerlain has launched this festive season includes everything that you need on your face, eyes, brows, and lips. The shades have a Wet & Dry texture, which means that you can choose to intensify them simply by applying them with a wet brush. Apply on their own or layer them to create gold and chic look this Christmas.

The Guerlain Palette Gold retails at SGD129 and is available at Guerlain counters located at Tangs, Takashimaya S.C. & Metro Paragon.

11. Marc Jacobs Wild One Eye-Conic Eyeshadow Palette

Since this palette is by Marc Jacobs, you can be sure to find the most fashion-forward colours in them. This 20-pan eyeshadow palette is organised into five eye collections, and they feature four fashion finishes – velvet, satin, silk, and lamé. These shades are encased within a zebra printed case that will bring out the wild side in you. You can also look forward to great colour payoff and longevity.

The Marc Jacobs Wild One Eye-Conic Eyeshadow Palette retails at SGD150 and is available at all Sephora stores and Sephora.sg.

 

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