Our Favourite Budget-Friendly Makeup Palettes


Any beauty lover will tell you that it is difficult to resist the temptation to buy another makeup palette. It doesn’t matter how many you have in your collection, there is something about seeing that shiny palette with the multiple shades in the store that makes i irresistible. The only downside is that makeup palettes can be expensive. They do boast that they are good deals when you look at the value compared to the retail price, but you can still end up spending quite a bit. If you want a new one for your collection but do not want to blow your makeup budget on one product, these palettes are kind on your wallet without compromising in quality or selection. Sleek Makeup iDivine Eyeshadow Palette in Original If you made a New Year’s Resolution to not buy another brown and grey shadow palette, this is a good one to get. The 12-shadow set has some neutral shades but there are also a few brighter ones to get you experimenting.

Priced at £7.99

L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Eyeshadow Palette Everyone always raves about the Urban Decay Naked palettes, but this one is a great dupe. It contains 10 easy-to-wear neutral shadows plus a double-sided shadow brush. Use it a few times and you will see that neutral shadows aren’t boring.

Priced at £14.99

Makeup Revolution Awesome Eyeshadow Palette in Nude and Smoked They say that bigger is better, so you are definitely winning with this eyeshadow palette. This palette contains 100 different shades for you to play with. Make it your goal to try a new one every day.

Priced at £12.00

Maybelline The Smokes Palette FYI: There is more than one way to do a smokey eye. If you have been using the same black shadow all this time, get this palette to update your look. It has 12 soft-milled shadows that are just as sultry as your beloved black.

Priced at £9.99

MUA Eyeshadow Palette in Poptastic If your makeup motto is, the bolder the shades the better, this is the palette for you. It contains 12 look-at-me-shadows. The best part is it costs you less than a fiver.

Priced at £4.00

Soap & Glory The Perfect Ten Ten is the magic number in a lot of cases and it certainly is with this eyeshadow palette. It contains 10 universally flattering neutral shades for £10. That’s a £1 per shadow. Can you buy individual shadows for that price?

Priced at £10.00

I Heart Makeup Eyeshadow Palette in Death by Chocolate

http://www.superdrug.com/I-Heart-Make-Up/I-Heart-Eye-Shadow-Palette-Death-By-Chocolate/p/982457 It’s not every day that you get to combine your love of chocolate and makeup. Thankfully you get to with this palette. It has a range of smokey and muted colours that you will want to sink your teeth into. Sorry.

Priced at £7.99

NYX Set Makeup in Nude on Nude Natural Look Kit Make room in your handbag for this kit because it is all you need to carry. It has nine shadows and two lip colours that you can mix and match. The palette contains a mirror and applicators for on-the-go touch-ups.

Priced at £10.00

Seventeen Easy on the Eye Palette in Birthday Suit This palette has all the neutral shadows you could ever need. There is a good mix of matte, pearl and shimmer shades. Bonus: An eyeshadow primer, dual-ended applicator and a get the look guide are also included. A little bit of inspiration never hurt anyone.

Priced at £7.99

Model’s Own Chrome Eyeshadow Palette We’ve all heard about matte, shiny and metallic shadows, but what about chrome? This set contains six megawatt chrome shades that could just replace your cat eye as your fave evening look. Use the included double-ended brush to apply them.

Priced at £5.99

These palettes are great prices, but they are only a good deal if you actually use them, so grab a brush and get experimenting.