With so much still uncertain as we look forward to this winter, it’s more important than ever to lean on the things you can rely on: like stunning makeup looks to see you through the colder months. So will you sparkle in silvers or turn up the heat in fiery tones? Here’s our guide to the essential makeup palettes this season.
MAC Rocket to Fame
As part of their Frosted Firework collection, beauty editors’ favourite MAC have released Rocket to Fame – a limited edition palette that’s ideal for Christmas and beyond. Dominated by pink and purple shades, the set of 12 eyeshadows are bursting with glitter, shimmer and an outstanding festive shine!
Huda Beauty Winter Solstice
Keen to indulge your inner ice queen? This palette of creamy highlighting powders is ideal for letting your imagination run wild. Sweep shades such as Winter Rose or Frosted Kiss over your eyelids for shimmering colour, or dust your cheekbones in Northern Lights for a dramatic take on festive glow.
Urban Decay Stoned
Of course, there’s nothing quite like a good sparkly eye shadow to create a bit of winter cheer, and Urban Decay’s Stoned palette takes things to the next level. Infused with the precious gemstone tourmaline, these 12 eyeshadows include glitzy greens, blues and purples, as well as festive gold and silver tones. What’s more, the designers even claim that the ingredients have mood-boosting properties, perfect for those dark winter months.
Beauty Bay Book of Magic
This limited edition palette has been designed to charm and enchant, and its stunning blue and purple shades are sure to help you unleash your inner ice queen! Chocked full of vibrant colours, ethereal shimmers and contrasting chromes, these vegan and cruelty-free eyeshadows should have a place on any discerning makeup lover’s Christmas list.
Bobbi Brown Golden Slipper
Feel like Cinderella unable to go to the ball? Even if all your parties are online this year, you can still get your glad rags on and sparkle with this stunning gold and copper palette from old favourite Bobbi Brown. Inspired by winter in New York City, these luminous, glittering shades will help you create a look that’s sure to turn heads.