7 EYE PALETTES FOR DRAMATIC MAKEUP Best Valentine’s Day Makeup Ideas

  • 25 Feb - 03 Mar, 2023
  • Mag The Weekly
  • Beauty

The holidays are the perfect occasion to play with the eye shadows you might not normally wear like glitzy glitters, gilded metallics, and sumptuous jewel tones. Keep on reading for our favourite eye shadow palettes for dramatic looks, whether you’re clinking champagne glasses or binging Hallmark movies on your couch.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Rose Metals Palette

This palette is a gold mine for dramatic makeup looks. Featuring rich mattes and high-reflective shimmers, these 12 metal-inspired shades offer a welcome dose of ultra-glam nostalgia and confidence.

Danessa Myricks Volume IV Transcendence Palette

If you’re ready to truly lean into the season, multi-chrome is the answer. A continuation of the bestselling Lightwork III Experience Palette, this all-over, multi-use face palette features 14 colour-shifting, chromatic shades that transcend beauty boundaries.

Viseart Petites Shimmers in Sultry Muse

Nothing says holidays like gorgeous shimmer, and lucky for you, this palette is packed with a myriad of metallics. Illuminate with nuanced soft shimmers or create show-stopping drama with this palette’s gorgeous array of dazzling hues.

Tom Ford Beauty Eye Colour Quad Creme in Tiger Eye

You can’t go wrong with a classic smokey eye this time of year or ever, really. And after this year, don’t you deserve a Tom Ford palette? (That’s what we’re telling ourselves, anyway.) Four shimmer shades of gold, coral, and brown are perfect for creating a dramatic smoke show.

Natasha Denona My Dream Palette

If you’re looking for one palette that does it all, this is it. This captivating constellation of shades includes everything you need to create Natasha’s signature smoky cat eye or elevated holiday-ready glam.

Wayne Goss Luxury Eye Palette in Amber

If warm tones are more your speed, this one’s for you. From earthy taupes and browns to sparkling corals and pinks, this 6-pan palette makes it easy to stay in your comfort zone with the potential to still out-sparkle the New Year’s ball.

Charlotte Tilbury Instant Eye Palette in Pillow Talk

If you’re more of a neutral girl, here’s the perfect palette for romantic eye looks. From rose golds and champagne pinks to blushed berry roses, these shades are as dreamy as they get. Plus, the palette is organised into four sets of three shades (Day, Desk, Date, and Dream) to take all of the guesswork out of your holiday eye makeup.