holiday palettes

What Palettes You Need This Holiday Season

The holiday season means a lot of things.

Christmas trees are put up and adorned with ornaments. Lights are hung from houses. Menorahs are lit, the malls are full of people, and it is perfectly acceptable to watch “The Grinch”, no matter how old you are!

It also is that time of the year that all of the major makeup companies are releasing new, and sometimes limited edition, palettes.

The new makeup palettes for the holiday season are always filled with gorgeous colors and usually have amazing packaging. They are fun and festive. These holiday palettes are perfect to add to your Christmas list – I mean give as a gift. Or maybe both?

We have the top palettes that you need to add to your cart this holiday season. Some are eye-shadows, others are highlighters or bronzer, we even have a few with a little extra, and if you cant find the perfect gift here, check out our ultimate gift guide! Are you ready to find your next go to palette? 

Professional Eye Cosmetics GINGERBREAD SPICE Eyeshadow

Replacing the limited edition holiday palette this updated pallette is ideal for all the year round. From the little gingerbread man on the front to the intoxicating smell of gingerbread when you open the palette, you will have instantly alluring eyes. There are 18 warm toned limited edition colors that are great for creating many different looks. The eye-shadows are buttery smooth and long lasting.

Urban Decay Naked Cherry Palette

Urban Decay Naked palettes always take the makeup world by storm and the new Naked Cherry Palette is no different. This palette is filled with 12 different mauve colors that range from ivory, to rose gold, to black cherry. There are both mattes and shimmers included in the palette. The eye-shadow colors are perfect for creating looks from day to night. This amazing velvet formula is rich in pigment with great lasting power. Like the other Naked palettes the UD Cherry comes with a high quality double ended blush and a full size mirror inside. This has become the new fan favorite since Urban Decay retired the OG Naked palette. It will definitely be your new go to palette.

Pür Cosmetics “The Grinch” Good Enough to Steal Face Palette and Color Changing Lip Balm Set

The Pür Cosmetics “The Grinch” Set is the epitome of holiday makeup collections. It screams Christmas with it’s festive, pop up packaging. Inspired by the new Grinch movie from Illumination, this face palette and lip balm set can create a holiday look for both day and night.  Included in this collection are 10 eye-shadows that are matte, shimmers, and even some glitter. There is also a glowing highlighter and beautiful rosy blush, both with seasonal names like “Feeling Frosty” and “The Heart of a Who.” There is also a “grinchy” colored lip balm included. It starts off as a green but transforms to a unique color of pink that will compliment your natural lips.

Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette

Now before you come after me in the comments, I know that Huda Beauty has come out with newer palettes since the Desert Dusk, but this palette is so much better than the ones that have come out since then – obviously my opinion. Desert Dusk is the perfect palette to give as a holiday gift. This 18 shadow palette includes 8 matte shades, 6 shimmers, and 3 duo chrome toppers. You can layer the shades, since they are different textures you can create different combinations.  The colors are rich, vibrant, pigmented, and beautiful. When looking at the colors they are meant to remind you of the mysteries of the mirages in the desert. Dramatic and subtle looks can be created with this palette easily. This is a palette you will want to add to your list.

BH Cosmetics Royal Affair Palette

Looking to bring some royalty to your eyes? This BH Cosmetic Royal Affair Palettes is perfect gift for those that are obsessed with the royal wedding, The 20 beautiful shades in this palette range from neutrals to gemstones, to jewels, to metals. With buttery soft pigmented colors, your eye looks will pop! The best part? It is budget friendly. You can have royalty on a budget, Also, if you are a fan of cool tones, this palette is a winner for you.

Tarte Pineapple of My Eye Collector’s Set

Although, you may not think of pineapple when you think about the holidays, this set is the perfect gift to give, or get.  This super sweet holiday deal comes with eye-shadow, eyeliner mascara, blush, bronzer, and lip balm. That is everything you need, besides foundation and brows, to create a full look. Inside this set you will find 24 exclusive eye-shadow shades, in mattes and metallics and a full size mirror. The colors range from cool to warm tones. It is all wrapped up in an adorable gold packaging shaped as a pineapple. The eyeliner, mascara, and lip balm included are travel size. This set is perfect for traveling. Maybe this cute little pineapple will remind you of warmer times in Hawaii if you’re in a cold place for the holidays.

Fenty Beauty Killawatt Foil Freestyle Highlighter Palette

Who is the queen of highlighters right now? Rihanna’s brand Fenty! So, what is better than a palette filled with gorgeous Fenty highlighters. Inside this palette are 7 limited edition highlighters that are all new shades. You can play with icy blues or fiery pumpkin colors. These highlighters can be used for more than just the high points of your face. You can use these colors for eye-shadows and even on your lips for a cool effect. This holiday palette is one you need this season.

The limited edition holiday palettes or sets are so fun and part of what makes the season even sweeter. I know they are my go to gifts to give and to ask for, making shopping a lot easier. If your shopping for someone who is makeup obsessed, these palettes will definitely bring a smile to their face.

What holiday palette or sets are you wishing for this holiday season? Let me know in the comments below.

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