8 Best Holiday Makeup Palettes 2019 – Lip, Cheek, & Eyeshadow Palettes – MarieClaire.com


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Shopping for a beauty aficionado can be tricky because there are so many factors to consider. You want to snag an item that’s budget-friendly yet substantial enough to hold its own. A run-of-the-mill lipstick might not be the right shade, and a tub of face cream might not be compatible with his or her skin type.

Well, take it from a beauty maven herself: One can never have too many palettes. And with the multitude of pigment options enclosed in these festive covers, there’s bound to be a shade they’ll use. So if you are shopping for a verified beauty lover this holiday season, find some gifting inspiration in our favorite picks, below.

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This Barbie-Themed Palette

PÜR X Barbie Endless Possibilities Signature Pressed Pigments Palette

PÜR amazon.com


What more fitting way to get glam than with a Barbie-themed collab? Pur’s palette features 12 glorious pigments in a mix of shimmer, glitter, and matte shades. And it even comes with a skincare benefit: its blend of green tea, ginseng and vitamin B is packed with antioxidants to help achieve a healthier-looking complexion. 

This Neutral Palette

Naked Honey Palette

Urban Decay sephora.com


A continuation of Urban Decay’s iconic Naked palette, Honey boasts a slew of tans, browns, and golden hues that can be used to create anything from daytime matte to sultry metallic. 

This Full Face Palette

Party Like A Flockstar Palette

Benefit Cosmetics hsn.com


This flamingo-inspired palette is your one-stop shop for all your makeup needs: It features two shades of Benefit’s iconic Hoola bronzer, complete with blushes, eyeshadows, and lip colors. 

This Stunning Palette

Hypnose 5-Pan Eyeshadow Palette in 10 Corail

Lancôme hsn.com


Lancôme’s palette of five carefully curated corals looks like they were plucked right out of the most gorgeous sunset you’ve ever laid eyes on. The buttery, pigmented texture glides on in one effortless swipe. 

This Next-Level Blush Palette

Ambient Lighting Blush Palette in Ghost

Hourglass sephora.com


Feast your eyes on Hourglass quad, which combines four warm-hued blushes under one sleek palette lid.  The pigments are formulated using an advanced miscelare technique—meaning “to mix” in Italian—so it creates amazing blendability and super uniform color, with no streaks in sight.

This Smoky Eye Palette

Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Modern Glamour

Chanel chanel.com


You can layer your eyelids with any combination of smoky shades from Chanel’s shadow quad. True to the name, the four powders come in four finishes (matte, satiny, iridescent, and metallic), that when combined deliver a prismatic effect that can only be described as modern glam.

This Festive Palette

Star Scene Cheek Palette

NARS ulta.com


A palette that emulates the glitz and glamour of the holiday season? We are so in. NARS’ holographic packaging is inspired by the nightclub’s sparkling scene. The two peachy blushes and shimmering highlighter in this scintillating trifecta will make your cheeks look like you’ve been dancing all night long.

This Bronzer Palette

Chromatic Bronze Highlight and Contour Palette

L’Oréal Paris ulta.com


After sweeping the matte bronzer across your cheekbones, add one (or all three) of the powder highlighters for a seriously sculpted glow. 


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