9 make-up palettes you need in your life
We can’t get enough of these beauties
Whether you’re a beauty buff or simply love trying the latest looks, these show-stopping make-up palettes are ready and waiting to sit pretty in your make-up bag. So take a peek at what’s hot at Boots with palettes from NYX Professional Makeup, E.l.f, Wet ‘n’ Wild and more!
Create a look for every day and every night. Dive into these 30 attention-grabbin’ shades and show ‘em what you’ve got. It’s bright. It’s fierce. It’ll deliver larger-than-life looks that’ll wow and feel incredible. We can’t get enough of it.
Top tip: Don’t be fooled into thinking you can only apply metallic eye shadows with make-up brushes – apply using your finger instead for super build-able colour with staying power. Simply tap the shadow on top of your primer and build away!
Find your perfect eye look just over the rainbow, with these gorgeous shimmery shades from Rimmel. There’s something to complement every eye colour and create a bronze, blue or green smokey eye. Each shade is highly pigmented and easy to blend – bonus!
Top tip: You can use eye shadow as eyeliner too. Grab a lip brush and spritz with a setting spray, then dip into the shade you want and glide across your lash line.
Say hello to new beauty at Boots with this rose gold lust-have palette from E.l.f. It’s 100% vegan, not tested on animals and contains a mix of matte and shimmery shades – perfect for the cooler months and party season. Plus, does rose gold ever really go out of style?
Top tip: Add a touch of a lighter shimmery shade to the inner corner of your eyes to really help them sparkle.
Confused by contouring? This handy little palette is here to help make it a breeze. It comes in three shades (light, medium and dark) and contains six ultra-blendable contouring formulas to help highlight, conceal, contour and more. These palettes have been expertly developed to work with your skin tone, so overly dark lines are a thing of the past.
Top tip: Use an angled contour brush and don’t forget to blend, blend, blend!
Create a gorgeously glam smokey eye with this tiny treasure from No7. It features buttery soft shades that glide onto your lids and blend with ease. There’s something for every eye shade too, with sultry browns, greys and a smokey blue to help create your own version of the ultimate Friday night look.
Top tip: Don’t go for perfection. Yep, that’s right! If you make a mistake simply blend out and embrace the sultry slept-in look.
Let’s glow girls! Fake that sun kissed look all year round, with six easy-to-blend shades. If you’re after a matte bronze there are two shades to play with, or add a flicker of light with two dazzling highlighter shades. Then help sculpt your look with a matte contour option.
Top tip: Be a make-up multi-tasker and use the shades as eye shadows too.
This NYX Professional Makeup palette screams autumn, with shades to rival fallen leaves and pumpkin spiced lattes. It features a whopping 16 shades in matte, satin, shimmer and metallic formulas – perfect for a paired back day look or all-out glam. It’s the perfect pro-palette to add to your collection.
Top tip: Spritz your make-up brush with setting spray before applying metallic shades to really help them pop.
These gorgeous range of nude and neutral palettes are small enough to pop in your clutch on a night out, and the cute case is worthy of a social media snap. It contains six easy-to-blend shades, which are infused with mineral-rich ingredients (hello cucumber extract) and suit all skin tones.
Top tip: Use the lighter shades to help build your base, and then add darker tones to the outer corner of your eye and build-up to a gorgeous smokey effect.
Colour correctors are still a great addition to your make-up bag, and this little beauty from Wet ‘n’ Wild helps cover a multitude of skin sins – from discolouration to sun lines. It features a peachy shade to help brighten the skin, green to help with redness, pearl to highlight and a nudey-tan shade for coverage.
Top tip: You’re not covering tattoos here, so remember to apply lightly and dab onto the skin, so the warmth helps them blend into your complexion.