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Wednesday, July 13, 2011

6 Neutral Palettes To Check Out

Everyone has had their eyes on the Urban Decay Naked Palette for a long time (this palette sure made quite the impact in the cosmetic world!) and while it’s still one of my favorite eyeshadow palettes in the universe, it’s not always easy to get your hands on. Whether you can’t get your hands on it, or you want a new neutral palette to add to your collection, you should check out the palettes above! Gorgeous neutral shades at different price points, all from amazing brands known for their high quality and fantastic products. If you’re like me and you can’t get enough neutral shadows, then be sure to check them out!

Tarte  Neutral EYES Palette

What it is:
A sleek, refillable eye palette that includes 10 gorgeous, full-size neutral eye shadows, a double-ended brush, a full-size eyeliner, plus a deluxe-size eye shadow primer sample.

What it does:
Tarte proves that bare doesn't need to be boring with their latest collector's palette, wrapped in striking faux leather, gold zippers, and animal print. Inside the sleek compact are 10 limited-edition, better-than-your-average bare eye shadows, a full-size emphasEYES™ aqua-gel eyeliner in brown, and a full-size, double-ended eye shadow brush. Sure to be your daily go-to palette, the natural shades inside range from shimmering taupe to fizzy champagne to deep chocolate brown, helping you create a variety of naturally gorgeous looks. Before being treated with soothing vitamins, these pigmented and luxurious Amazonian clay shadows are softly milled for rich color payoff and silky application. Tarte's emphasEYES™ aqua-gel eyeliner, infused with vitamin E, cucumber, and aloe, captures the high-pigment concentration and staying power of a gel pot in an effortless pencil for easy application and long-lasting wear. Tarte even includes a free deluxe sample of their bestselling lifted natural eye primer with Firmitol so you can prep and prime the eye area while decreasing the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles so that shadows blend smoother and stay longer.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petrochemicals
- Phthalates
- GMOs
- Triclosan

This set contains:
- 10 full-size eye shadows in matte ivory beige, matte pale pink, matte pale peach, matte taupe, matte dark brown, pale peach pink sheen, pale peach shimmer, olive khaki sheen, mute plum sheen, and golden brown sheen
- 1 x Double-Ended Shadow Brush
- 0.003 oz EmphasEYES™ Aqua-Gel Eyeliner in Brown (dark neutral brown)
- 0.08 oz Lifted™ Natural Eye Primer with Firmitol™ (translucent) 

Pricing $44 At Sephora

 

SmashBox Softbox Eye Palette 

 


What it is:
A set that features everything you need to create beautifully neutral eye looks.

What it does:
Handpicked by Smashbox's studio artists, this palette features nine shadows, two creamy liners, an eyelid primer, and a double-ended brush. A Get the Look booklet helps you achieve a variety of coveted Smashbox looks using their expert techniques.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

This set contains:
- 9 x 0.04 oz Eye Shadow in Nectar (matte peach), Vanilla (matte warm ivory), Flirt (pink beige shimmer with silver flecks), Lucky Penny (copper shimmer), Sugar (pink shimmer), Stone (matte taupe), Sienna (warm brown with bronze shimmer), Nude (matte soft caramel), Truffle (plum taupe shimmer)
- 2 x 0.05 oz Cream Eye Liner in Bronze (deep bronze), Taupe (silvery taupe)
- 0.02 oz Photo Finish Lid Primer (universal - warm beige)
- Double-Ended Shadow/Liner Brush

What else you need to know:
At Smashbox, photographers love shooting in the Softbox Studio. Glass windows let in a ton of natural light, creating a beautifully diffused look. Softbox lighting was the inspiration behind this palette. 

 Pricing-$48 At Sephora

 

Sephora Moonshadow Baked Palette -In The Nude

 

What it is:
A palette with a range of ten baked eye shadows in nude colors, each with a super sparkly finish.

What it does:
This gorgeous collection of glittery baked eyeshadows includes ten sultry nude shades. Each delivers a cosmic amount of diamond dust shimmer. The compact features beautiful gold-laced artwork.


What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Synthetic Fragrances
- Synthetic Dyes
- Petrochemicals
- Phthalates
- GMOs
- Triclosan


What else you need to know:
Each formula features high payoff pigments and textures that blend easily. Its micro glitter adheres to the skin better than regular sized glitter. Used wet, the dark shades can be used as an eyeliner with an intensified, bolder effect.

Pricing-$28 At Sephora

 

Stila It Girl Palette 

 

What it is:
A trio of Stila's award-winning eye shadows in a chic palette.

What it does:

Known for their high-quality formulas and textures, which can be worn wet or dry, these eye shadows will turn you into an instant It girl. The palette includes three chic shades: Eve, Americano, and the bestselling Kitten. 

Pricing- $14 at Sephora

 

Kat Von D True Romance Eyeshadow Palette - Saint


What it is:
A palette with eight eye shadow colors and an eyeliner pencil.

What it does:
A smoky eye adds an instant air of mystery—create your own with the True Romance Eyeshadow Palette. Designed especially for Sephora by reality television star Kat Von D, this artistic spectrum of shades will bring a touch of edgy-glam to your look. The palette's sleek compact is stenciled with imagery inspired by an old-world romantic place and itself is a tattoo-inspired work of art.

This set contains:
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Heavens (pearlized vanilla)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Enjoy the Silence (pearlized butter-cream)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in <3 (soft pink with sparkle)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Downtown (pearlized champagne)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Sunny (pearlized gold)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Pray For me (pearlized taupe)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Bookworm (pearlized brown)
- 0.05 oz eye shadow in Caravaggio (dark matte brown)
- 0.028 oz Mini Puro Amor Black Autograph Pencil Eyeliner

What else you need to know:
This palette includes a range of colors, including frosty creams and pinks with bronzy chocolate browns. Each eye shadow formulation is infused with rose extract for its excellent hydrating properties and to help eyelids stay soft and moisturized. 

Pricing-$35 At Sephora

 

Too Faced Natural Eye Neutral Eye Shadow Collection
 

What it is:
An all-inclusive kit that includes nine essential shadows for all-over lid color, highlighting, smudging, and more.

What it does:

The kit's contents were formulated and hand-selected by Too Faced Creative Director, Jerrod Blandino, to create the most universally flattering eyeshadow look for any woman and for almost any occasion. The pure-pigmented eyeshadow formula blends effortlessly and keeps color intense and in-place all day long. Plus, this perfectly portable palette of must-have neutrals comes with a double-sided brush/sponge wand in the pull-out tray provides easy application.

What else you need to know:

Three easy-to-follow "how-to" cards teach you everything you need to know to create the "perfect" natural eye.

Shades include: Heaven (matte ivory), Velvet Revolver (matte taupe), Sexspresso (matte deep brown), Silk Teddy (peach champagne shimmer), Push-Up (light bronze shimmer), Erotica (soft charcoal shimmer), Nude Beach (champagne shimmer with gold glitter), Honey Pot (gold shimmer), Cocoa Puff (warm chocolate brown shimmer)

Pricing-$35 At Sephora 

 

What is Your Favorite Neutral Palette?