The holiday season is upon us, and as an avid bargain hunter, I can say this is one of the best times to stock up on all your favorite beauty items. Not only do stores have incredible deals but the online deals combined with coupons..holy moly, I'm in retail heaven.
With the holiday season also comes gift giving time, and from experience I can say that finding that perfect gift for that special someone can be a daunting task, so for the next few weeks, I will be sharing my ideas for beauty gifts all under $50. So lets get started, today I bring you..eye shadow palettes.
Price: $24-$50 USD (depending on size of palette and location purchased)
Why: The Naked series has changed the way we look at makeup and truly created a huge fan following. With a focus on more neutral and soft colors, any palette from the Naked series is a sure winner for bother beginners and pro's alike.
Bonus: If purchased online, many retailers included free bonus products
Price: about $49 USD
Why: A fairly simple palette to play with, the color pay off is amazing, the tin packaging is different from the typical palette and girls of all ages could use this with great ease.
Bonus: IT SMELLS LIKE CHOCOLATE
Name: it Cosmetics Naturally Pretty Palette
Price: $40-$45 USD
Why: Like its name this palette truly is very pretty. From the velvety cover to the beautiful shades of purples, tans and blues, this palette is a must have for the girl that loves all things pretty and pink.
Bonus: Besides some incredible color payoff the palette comes with a "transforming pearl" shade that changes the finish of any shadow its put over, which means more bang for your money.
Name: Too Faced La Belle Carousel
Price: about $49 USD
Why: I realize this isn't really an eye-shadow palette, but it was too cute to not include. Besides the adorable packaging the carousel includes eye shadows blushes, bronzers and mascara. A truly all-in-one kit
Bonus: The packaging alone can be used as a decor piece
Price: $38 USD
Why: A phenomenal price point for a higher end product, this collection includes four palettes with beautifully pigmented eye shadows. With whimsical names to appeal to girls of all ages, the collection can be mixed and matched to create looks for all occasions.
Bonus: The palettes are portable making them easy for travel. Also you can split the collection up into four separate gifts.
Name: E.L.F Eye shadow Palette
Why: E.L.F truly has a cult following. Probably one of the cheapest makeup lines on the market, products range form $1-$70, depending on the product, size, and availability. Referring specifically to the eye shadow palettes, even though he quality is not as good as the higher end palettes, the color combinations are endless, palettes can be customized, and they are a great beginner palette
Bonus: Cyber Monday sale, everything is 50% off