Spring is here and what better time to update your makeup. This time of year brings to mind colorful shades in anticipation of warmer days ahead. Enter all of the new spring eyeshadow palettes — and let's just say they are vibrant. From the everyday neutrals to the updated smoky eyes to the bold, vivid hues, there's something for everyone. So ditch those blah, boring colors and wake up your face with a little pop of color (or a lot of color) with these best eyeshadow palettes for spring.
ABH can really do no wrong in the palette department. Its latest edition, Soft Glam, follows in the footsteps of Subculture and Modern Renaissance (to name a few) and it doesn't disappoint. The quality and pigmentation of the shadows is out of this world and blends like a dream. A mix of matte and shimmer neutrals with a candlelit glow help to create some of the most beautiful daytime and nighttime looks. We're smitten.
You loved Venus I and II, so you're sure to love the new Venus XL from Lime Crime. Instead of eight, there are 18 pans of super-pigmented colors in a variety of pinks, berries, corals and mauves. Finishes range from matte to metallic to glitter and stay put all day. Brown eyes especially pop with this mix of rosy hues. The palette itself is emblazoned with shimmery gold accents and the goddess Venus herself.
Too Faced Life's A Festival Eye Shadow Palette, $42
Bedecked in unicorns and rainbows, could this be any cuter? The arc-shaped palette holds 12 shade-shifting, holographic hues and one multi-purpose highlighter in Too Faced's standout, fantasy shade, Unicorn Tears. Perfect for creating a dreamy, fantastical look for music festival season or for channeling your inner unicorn every day.
Add a dose of berry to your makeup routine. This petite five-pan palette packs a punch in defining eyes with the bold, romantic hues. The soft, buttery formula is supersaturated — from the pale, mauve-y pink to the rich berry and plum shades to the smoky matte black.