I know everyone likes a bargain and I am here to tell you, in the world of makeup, there are fantastic quality products right in the drugstore! I’ve rounded up my favorite eye shadow palettes from the drugstore to share with you. These palettes will give their high-end competitors a real run for the money!
I talked about this palette in my round up of the best e.l.f. products here. This palette has 10 matte shadows all in beautiful warm colors. If you prefer cooler tones they also have the palette available in other shades. This one is my absolute favorites – I reach for it all the time and travel with it also! It has enough of a range of colors to complete an entire look with just this palette (I personally don’t love jumping around to a bunch of different palettes for one eye shadow look). The colors blend well and are very pigmented. And all this can be yours for $10!
This is the newest addition to my collection. I reviewed some Kokie products when they first debuted at Walmart here. This palette is also available in a variety of shade ranges but I selected cooler tones – this has a combination of matte, shimmer and satin shades. Similar to the e.l.f. palette, you can create one full shadow look with just this palette. I do like having some shimmers to take you from day to night and the palette is small enough to make it easy to throw it in your purse. This retails for $9.97.
These Covergirl palettes have been around awhile and I still reach for them constantly! The quality of the shadows is unmatched for a drugstore brand. They feel so soft and buttery just like you would experience in a much more expensive palette. Each palette comes with 8 shadows in a variety of shimmers and mattes. The Roses palette has all purple shades and the Goldens has your creams and brown shades. The packaging is nothing special with these, but the quality of the products inside is truly special. If you don’t have these then head to your nearest drugstore and grab them today! You won’t be disappointed!
OK, so I might be cheating a little because ColourPop is not available in drugstores (although they are going to be available at Sephora in the near future!), but the price range is equivalent to drugstore and the quality is equivalent to a luxury palette! The shade selection in this palette is very unique. It has warm colors (again, that is my personal preference with hazel eyes) that range from light peach to plummy browns and some golden shade in between. This palette also offers shimmers along with matte shades and many different looks can be created with these 12 shades. At $16, this is the most expensive of the palettes, but you are getting 12 high quality shadows at a fraction of the price of most higher end palettes. This is a great up-and-coming brand to keep your eye on!
What eye palettes are you loving from the drugstore – I’d love to know!