It’s hard to deny the wow factor of a 20- or 24-shade eyeshadow palette, but we’re here to remind you not to discount those teeny-tiny drugstore compacts either. They may offer fewer shades in one single package, but they can still do seriously glam things for your eye makeup game. You can get some simple everyday looks with it, and with the right mixing and matching, you can also create some dramatic and on-trend eye makeup looks for a night out or special occasion.
Plus, if you are obsessed with beauty products, chances are packing for a trip is no easy task. Thankfully there are smaller, travel-friendly, and incredibly versatile eyeshadow quads. These quads will ensure you spend less time trying to zipper your cosmetic bag closed and more time planning your vacay. Whether you’re off to your own holiday home, booked a waterfront or hillside property with your family or friends, or decided a couple of days with your boo is all you need – the quads listed below will make packing eyeshadow the easiest part of travelling.
Whether you prefer a quad with a tight edit of wearable nudes that can be swept on with fingers, or want something more on the glamorous end, depending on your eye makeup aesthetic, there’s a mini palette you’ll love. Keep scrolling for our edit of 6 universally appealing eyeshadow quads beauty girls are endorsing.
We drool over this palette because of its versatility. If you’re looking for one eyeshadow palette that does everything, this is the one to pick. With a stunning range of neutrals, browns and shimmery hues, it’s perfect for getting creative with your eye makeup look. From a muted day look to smouldering smoky eyes and a stunning gold foil for the night, it covers all bases and events. For the price, it’s ridiculously good value.
I can’t quite believe this palette only costs Rs.299. Yet, you get 4 punchy yet classic eyeshadow shades – ah-mazing. This multi-tasking eyeshadow palette is all you need to create a look that breaks the Internet. The shimmers give a real, high-shine, glistening finish and the mattes are super pigment-rich so you don’t have to worry about chalkiness either. It’s the ultimate go-to for edgy beauty looks. But that’s not it! You can also use this multi-tasking eye shadow kit for contouring, highlighting and adding a flush of colour to your cheeks. Dreamy!
Remember smearing your face in piles of sparkly makeup as a child? Well, guess what, it’s time to enhance your eyes with the glitziest makeup products. This is hands-down the absolute best glitter eyeshadow palette you can buy right now. We love this for a long-wearing look or for a girls’-night-out. This will legit leave your eyes glimmering like a disco ball.
If there’s someone who knows a thing or two (or 1000) about stunning eye makeup, it’s MUA Charlotte Tilbury. This gorgeous palette by her namesake brand contains 4 super-blendable colours, 3 shimmers and one matte hue – a champagne that can double as a highlighter, a nude and soft taupe for a quick, 2-step day look and a black to amp up your look from am to pm.
Who doesn’t love a good sunset-hued eye makeup look and this palette makes achieving it a breeze. It comes with two intense shimmers in coral and brown and two matte shades that work well together and by themselves to create an every day as well as an out-out look. P.S: The blendable pigments can be easily applied using just your fingers.
Love the cult classic kohl by Lakme? There’s an eyeshadow palette to go with it! They have crafted the perfect eyeshadow palette for the glitter-obsessed folks. Packed with 4 ultra-glossy shimmers, it covers all manners of looks whilst still being tiny enough to pop in your pocket. The best bits? These shades look fire on all skin tones.
You can consider this as the perfect, easy-on-the-pocket palette that is about to go right into your travel kit as a no-brainer eye makeup essential. Browns and beiges come together in shimmer and matte finishes for a soft, smoky eye look that is super easy to create, no matter whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned pro.
Is it too much to buy all of these? We say no!
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