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10 Most Colorful Eyeshadow Palettes You’ll Find at Ulta for Summer

10 Most Colorful Eyeshadow Palettes You’ll Find at Ulta for Summer

Summer is officially here and with the arrival of the much-anticipated season, we’re gearing up to change our wardrobe, grab our passports, and hit the tourist destinations with our family and friends. Of course, no Instagrammable outing will be complete without your #OOTD and makeup of today! That’s why we’re bringing you this list of 10 most colorful eyeshadow palettes for summer. We’ve scoured Ulta for the best deals and best recommendations for adding color to your summer this season and here’s what we’ve got.

1. Tarte Unleashed Eyeshadow Palette and Travel-Size Big Ego Mascara

Summer has officially begun and ’tis the season for vibrant colors and flashy hues to take you from one beach party to the next! Your travel getaway won’t be complete without this amazing two-in-one package from Tarte Cosmetics. If you’re heading to tropical landscapes, make sure you have this vivacious palette from Tarte called Unleashed, inspired by the animal kingdom “kweens” featuring earthy and tropical tones for a fierce, striking look. It even comes with a very handy Big Ego Mascara in a fun, travel size. The Unleashed Eyeshadow Palette is vegan and infused with Amazonian clay and mineral pigments that make it effortless to blend as many colors as you like. It includes both matte and metallics in both warm and cool tones across 15 shades, perfect for summer. Also contains vanilla for its antioxidant, anti-aging, and luxurious scent benefits. Shop at Ulta.

2. BH Cosmetics Take Me Back To Brazil: Rio Edition, 35 Color Shadow Palette

Just in time for summer, this BH Cosmetics Shadow Palette features an amazing array of striking colors in as much as 35 shades! Take Me Back to Brazil: Rio Edition features a parade of show-stopping super shimmers that provide high definition sparkle. This palette is the brand’s high-shine version of the previous Take Me Back to Brazil Palette, with sweet, passionate pinks and purples, breathtaking blues and greens, and fun, enticing oranges and reds. Featuring super-saturated color, these 35 shades can be layered and blended, work alone or transformed with 2 supercharged, duochrome glitters for maximum sparkle and 1 matte black for drama. This product is cruelty-free. Rated 4.1 out of 5 stars, with an 89% recommendation rating at Ulta.

Promising review: “Summer love! I was looking for a fun palette for some fun summer looks and I love this palette! It’s gorgeous with endless combinations. I am having so much fun with it. It stays all day, blends well and the colors are rich.” Randi from Columbia


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3. Pür Festival Eyeshadow Palette (Online Only)

Summer is the season of festivals galore! What better way to celebrate the season than by going to a music festival dressed in your best and wearing colors from this exclusive Pür Festival Eyeshadow Palette? Go for some festival vibes with this limited edition, 12-piece palette that features pressed pigment with bold, imaginative colors that elevate your style. It features boho-inspired metallics and eye-catching glitter that truly makes a statement wherever you go. These pigmented, wearable colors build and blend effortlessly on the skin to stay all night long. Even better, it’s packed with skin-loving ingredients such as a blend of ginseng, green tea, and vitamin B that boosts the skin’s natural metabolism and rejuvenates the skin. Xanthophyll aids in protecting the skin from visible signs of aging caused by high energy blue light. Rated 4.4 out of 5 stars at Ulta.

Promising review: “Pür is quickly becoming my favorite eyeshadow palette go to brand. This palette as all my others have, did not disappoint. The pressed glitters are phenomenal. I wish they’d make a whole palette of just pressed glitter, their formula is awesome!” B. Valentine from Phoenix, Arizona

4. Anastasia Beverly Hills Alyssa Edwards Palette

Showstopping is the best word to describe this palette, created in collaboration with drag queen extraordinaire and star of RuPaul’s Drag Race Alyssa Edwards. This limited edition palette features 14 new shades with 11 mattes and 3 metallics to create looks that will take you from stage to after party effortlessly. It features highly saturated flashy colors, bold brights and dazzling metallics in a hot-pink colored packaging that’s super chic. It also includes a dual-ended brush and a large mirror for on-the-go backstage application. This formula is free of parabens, gluten, phthalates and oil, and is easy to blend, delivering high color payoff and buildable intensity. Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars, with a 100% rating at Ulta.


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5. Juvia’s Place The Zulu Eyeshadow Palette

Walk on the wild side this summer with this set of rich, highly pigmented colors from Juvia’s Place. This palette is composed of 6 beautiful matte shades and 3 exotic shimmering metallic shades to create limitless looks of your artistic and fun side, with styles that will take you from day to night. Rated 4.6 out of 5 stars, with a 95% recommendation rating at Ulta.

Promising review: “This is my first time trying Juvia’s Place and I am very happy with this palette! Super pigmented and all the colors show up on my deeper skin. You cannot beat the quality for the price and dare I say, this is better quality than any other colorful palette I’ve tried. Highly recommend, you will not be disappointed, unless you’re afraid of color and pigment!” Cheniece from Florida

6. Kylie Cosmetics Birthday 2018 Kyshadow Palette

If you’re a fan of the Kardashians, you would know that Kylie Jenner’s Birthday 2018 Kyshadow Palette is the real deal. It comes with comes with 21 pressed powders to recreate Kylie’s favorite looks or engineer your very own style. It features medium buildable coverage and a velvety smooth texture that’s easy to apply. This product is cruelty-free. Shop at Ulta.


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7. Nyx Professional Makeup Shifting Sand Off Tropic Shadow Palette

If you or your BFF is a fan of Nyx Professional, get her (or yourself) this amazing palette for summer. The Off Tropic palette is inspired by the heat and hues of an island paradise, making it perfect for the season. The eclectic palette features 10 blendable tones featuring metallic, matte, and satin finishes. Makes adding a pop of color to your everyday makeup super effortless. Shop at Ulta.

Promising review: “This is such a pretty pallet. I love the colors and they are very easy to work with. Very pigmented! I’ve worn it several times and received many compliments. By far it’s the best NYX pallet I own.” Steff from Texas


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8. Colourpop Mar Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette

This is a voyager’s delight. Traveling to the seas this summer? ColourPop offers a teal and bronze 9-pan Mar Pressed Powder Eyeshadow Palette that offers a unique combination of softer powders that adheres easily and blends smoothly. This mirrored palette features 9 gorgeous colors that are perfectly wearable this summer. Rated 4.3 out of 5 stars at Ulta.

9. Smashbox Cover Shot Eyeshadow Palette Major Metals

If you’re traveling a lot this summer, you’ll appreciate this purse-sized palette from Smasbhox. The Cover Shot Palette in Major Metals features a curated mix of colors, formulas, and finishes for a diverse array of looks you’ll want to sport all summer long. It includes 6 eye-shadows and 2 double-sized base shades in a single makeup palette that offers intense pigment payoff and superior blendability. Rated 4.8 out of 5 stars, with a 100% recommendation rating at Ulta.

Promising review: “Surprisingly great! I’ve never been impressed with Smashbox shadows in the past but I am very happy with these. The pigment is incredible! I found the golds transferred a little bit but I haven’t tried a glitter glue yet. I like it!” Margo of Los Angeles

10. Covergirl Dazed TruNaked Eye Shadow Palette

Have all of the colors of the rainbow with this sensational palette from Covergirl. It features universally flattering, expertly matched shades that are crafted to blend together to create endless colors and shades. It features 8 highly pigmented shades with matte and shimmer finishes. Rated 4.2 out of 5 stars, with a 100% recommendation rating at Ulta.

Promising review: “I haven’t used drug store shadows in a while and was very surprised how amazing this pallet is. The colors are vibrant and blend well. I also always use a primer with eyeshadow. These colors last without rubbing off even after my naps. I’m fair to medium skin with yellow undertones and even the yellow shadow shows up true to color.” Reeree from Atlanta, Georgia

For all things makeup and skincare, make sure to bookmark The Teelie Blog. In the meantime, check out more skincare and beauty stories from our archive in the list below. Have a beautiful summer!

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