These eyeshadows are made compact so you can pack even more makeup for your holiday.
When you’ve got so many things to pack for your vacation, the last thing you want to fret about is the lack of space in your makeup pouch. Thankfully, these nine compact and portable palettes are here to ease your packing woes.
Innisfree “My Palette” (prices vary)
If you’re the type of person who only uses the same few shades in your eyeshadow palette, you will be delighted to know that you can now customise your very own palette so that none of the shades go to waste. Innisfree’s My Palette allows you to choose from 137 colours to build either a four-, eight- or 18-pan palette. Our personal pick is the smallest one that can slip right into your handbag. It houses four eyeshadow ($8 each) pans and two blusher ($11 each) trays – just nice for you to work with while zipping around.
Kate Tokyo Brown Shade Eyes N ($27, Watsons)
Designed with Asian women in mind, this eyeshadow palette contains ﬁve shimmery sheer shades for you to create looks that will let your eyes pop. The brown hues will make your eyes look bigger with the subtle glow from the glitter. Use the bronzer to add depth to your eyes, and the rest of the shades to highlight and frame your eyes.
Urban Decay Naked Petite Heat ($46)
If you love the Naked Heat palette, you will be thrilled by this compact eyeshadow palette that features six brand new matte shades. From reddish-brown to burnt orange, these warm tones are perfect for your summer vacay. With Urban Decay’s patented Pigment Infusion System, these velvety and rich shadows are made to last.
Laneige Ideal Shadow Quad ($42)
This compact eyeshadow quad palette comes in 10 variations, with each palette packed with the best combination of shades and textures to create transformable looks that will take you from day to night. Besides being long- lasting and pigmented, it also comes with a small angle-cut brush made from natural wool ﬁbre for easy application.
Revlon Colorstay 16 Hour Eye Shadow ($24.90, Watsons)
The long-wearing colours from these palettes are suitable for creating both subtle and sultry looks. Your eye makeup will look fresh all day with the latest crease- and smudge-proof formula. The ﬂexible, dual-end applicator that comes with a narrow tip for contouring and rounded tip for blending also makes putting on these shadows a breeze.
Lunasol Macaron Glow ($77, Takashimaya and OG department stores)
This compact eyeshadow palette has got everything you need for your getaway - an applicator, mirror and four shades that will give your eyes more deﬁnition. These colours are great for days where you want something more lowkey and natural. Choose from pink hues, nudes and cool tones to highlight your features. The lightweight formula sits comfortably on skin while offering great colour payoff.
Natasha Denona Eyeshadow Palette 5 ($72, Sephora)
The last thing you need when you are constantly out and about is having to touch up your eye makeup. These eyeshadows were developed by renowned international makeup artist Natasha Denona after years of struggling with dull and dry formulas. The velvety shades can be swept across your lids without any fallout. Formulated with moisturising oils, they are creamy and ultra-pigmented. With 12 palettes to choose from, you will easily ﬁnd one that suits the look you are gunning for.
Sephora Miniature Eyeshadow Palette ($22)
This adorable eyeshadow palette won’t break the bank. Inspired by sweet confectionery, they have adorable and delicious- sounding names like donut, cookie and nougat. These palettes come with six shades in matte and glittery ﬁnishes. Beginner or not, you will ﬁnd the tutorial included in these palettes useful for creating wearable looks.
Tarte Rainforest of the Sea ($53, Sephora)
This eyeshadow palette reminds us of sunny beaches, ﬁne sand and clear waters. It comes with three warm-toned foil shades and a split-pan sparkling shade that can be worn alone or layered with other hues. It is dermatologically tested and is formulated with algae and marine ﬂower extracts that will help reduce the appearance of ﬁne lines and wrinkles. Your lids will also be well nourished with sunﬂower seed oil and vitamin E.
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