Five Eyeshadow Palettes To Be On the Lookout For

Some say diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but we beg to differ. All a girl really needs is some hoops and a killer eyeshadow palette. 

Story by Caitlin Vu

If you haven’t hopped on the eyeshadow palette bandwagon yet, now is the prime time to jump on board. Makeup brands have been slaying us with gorgeous palettes, and ORANGE Magazine has compiled a list of the top five palettes you need to be on the lookout for this season.


Galaxy Eyeshadow Palette by FENTY Beauty

Rihanna did not come to play with her new makeup collection, and her recent eyeshadow palette addition does not disappoint. These galaxy inspired colors will leave you feeling like a galaxy goddess. The shades are versatile enough to tone down for a casual work day, or build up for a glow that is out of this world.

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Gigi Hadid Jetsetter Palette by Maybelline

If you haven’t heard of Gigi Hadid yet, you must have been living under a rock for the past few years. She has graced runways for brands like Versace, Balmain, Tommy Hilfiger, Tom Ford and Michael Kors. Hadid says this palette is inspired by her on-the-go lifestyle. This palette includes two concealers, two lip balms, four eyeshadows, a blush, a bronzer, a highlighter, a mini mascara, a dual sided eyeshadow brush and a versatile face brush. It’s supermodel approved, so you can’t go wrong with this chic palette.

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Toasted Eyeshadow Palette by Tarte Cosmetics

If you prefer neutrals, this palette is perfect for you. It includes gorgeous copper shades and a mix of matte and shimmery eyeshadows. This palette will definitely become your new go-to. With shade names like “fireside” and “simmer”, this palette will keep the heat going through these colder months.

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Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette by HUDA Beauty


This palette has been the talk of the town since its arrival last month. Inspired by the exotic nature of the Arabian desert, this palette’s creamy formula is perfect for any occasion. With eight matte shadows, six pressed pearls, three duochrome and one pure glitter, this palette will leave you with endless Insta-worthy looks.

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Jaclyn Hill Eyeshadow Palette by MORPHE


Beauty youtuber Jaclyn Hill collaborated with MORPHE to make this stunning eyeshadow palette dedicated to her “loving subscribers.” Since its launch, it has been sold out multiple times on the MORPHE website. Good news for MORPHE fans: MORPHE is coming to ULTA stores, so you can now grab your favorite inexpensive brushes and shadows without the shipping fees.

Photo courtesy of MORPHE