The 10 Best Beauty Palettes For Summer

Makeup palettes are a beauty aficionado’s best friends. They come packaged with all the essentials necessary to create a flawless makeup look. These are our picks for the most innovative ones this season.

 

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tarte Showstopper Clay Palette
 
This cute circular palette comes with all of the eye and cheek products you could possibly need to create any look. There’s also a highlighter and matte bronzer—all you need is lip gloss and you’re good to go. $38, tarte.com
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Too Faced Cocoa Contour
 
In order to create that perfectly contoured look, you need the right products on hand. Luckily, they’re all in this kit. There are two sculpting shades, a matte highlighter and a luminous illuminator to give skin that sculpted look. Plus, the formulas are infused with an antioxidant-rich cocoa complex, which gives a delectable scent, too. $40, toofaced.com
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Laura Mercier Eye Chromes Palette
 
When you want megawatt shimmer and a chic glitter effect, this is the palette to reach for. Launching in August, the four shades of eye shadow can be applied dry for a shimmery foil effect, or wet for a super intense metal look. $48, lauramercier.com
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Make Up Forever Rouge Artist Palette
 
This mini palette features five different lip shades that range from natural to intense in color to custom create a variety of lip looks. $39, makeupforever.com
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Edward Bess Matte Artiste Palette
 
The matte look isn’t going away any time soon, which is why this palette of eight shadows is a necessity if you favor a matte eye, whether you don it day or night (or both). No shimmer, sparkle or glitter here, just softly milled colors that pair perfectly together. $59, qvc.com
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NARSisssist Blush, Contour and Lip Palette
 
This limited-edition kit comes with four of NARS most beloved blushes, a bronzer and a pink gloss to create the perfect look in a flash. $59, narscosmetics.com
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Anastasia Beverly Hills Brow Pro Palette
 
Palettes aren’t limited to just blush, eyeshadow and lipstick—they also come in handy for the brows. This one is loaded with 11 of Anastasia’s popular Brow Powder Duos, plus a primer, to achieve a perfect arch without fail. $88, anastasiabeverlyhills.com
8/10
Dior Kingdom of Colors
 
A little bit of everything comes in this chic palette—there’s powder, highlighter, blush, lipstick and lip gloss, eyeliner and eye shadows. Don’t leave for your summer getaway without this must-have. $60, sephora.com 
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Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Couture Variation Palette
 
One of the classiest palettes of the season, these 10 eye shadow shades fall into the nude category with shimmery champagnes, bronzy naturals and deep browns, that work on virtually every skin color. $95, yslbeautyus.com
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Bobbi Brown Face Touch-Up Palette
 
Stash one of these in your purse and one in your makeup cabinet—the tiny compact has everything you need to achieve perfect skin. What’s even better is that the corrector, concealer and cream foundation can be mixed together to hide even the darkest of under-eye circles and reddest of breakouts. $38, macys.com