Summer is all about bright and vibrant colors. It’s the one time of year that you can get away with wearing the funkiest shades on your lids.
From mermaid blues to sunny oranges, you definitely won’t want to wear sunglasses to cover up your colorful look. These summer eyeshadow palettes will last you all season long.
1. Urban Decay Naked Honey Eyeshadow Palette
Urban Decay’s Naked Honey Eyeshadow palette comes with 12 gorgeous shades, ranging from a light beige, shimmery gold, and to a warm brown. It’s the perfect palette to give yourself a sun-kissed glow. Even though it’s a neutral palette, it has just enough color to give your look a pop of sunshine.
2. NYX Off Tropic Shadow Palette
Nothing screams summer like NYX’s Off Tropic Shadow Palette. This mix of satin, metallic, and matte shades can make your eyes match the look of a dreamy, tropical paradise.
3. Lime Crime Venus 3 Eyeshadow Palette
Lime Crime is known for its collection of bright cosmetics, and its Venus 3 Eyeshadow Palette captures the brand’s colorful look. This vibrant set of shades comes with bright pinks and purples that give off that carefree summer vibe.
4. Tarte Spicy Betch Pressed Pigment Palette
You can’t get any bolder than bright red, orange, and yellow eyeshadows. The fiery shades in Tarte’s Spicy Betch Palette are far from low-key—break this palette out for only your fiercest summer looks.
5. Urban Decay Wired Pressed Pigment Palette
Do you need more neon in your life? The Urban Decay Wired Palette includes five shades of neon colors for your eyes, including a bold cobalt, light lavender, electric blue, and a vibrant teal. Blend these colors with the one shade of white to create a beautiful pastel.
Keep in mind that the four shades on the right side of this palette are solely for your face and body, not your eyes.
6. NYX Cosmetics Ultimate Shadow Palette Brights
This NYX Ultimate Shadow Palette is the most versatile of all summer palettes. With every color of the rainbow at your fingertips, you can create a vivid, colorful look using just a single palette. The diverse set of metallic, satin, and shimmery shades can instantly brighten up your day.
7. BYS Bananarama On-the-Go Eyeshadow Palette
BYS is an Australian makeup brand that focuses on high-quality, yet affordable cosmetics. At just $10, you can indulge in Banarama’s collection of brilliant summer shades. Plus, the palette comes with a pan for glitter, primer, and highlighter, so you can achieve a long-lasting, radiant look.
8. Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Beverly Hills’ Norvina Palette is the perfect blend of neutral and vibrant tones. The 14 shades range from toned-down browns and beiges, to luminous pinks and purples.
9. Smashbox Cover Shot Eyeshadow Palette
This cotton candy eyeshadow palette from Smashbox has five matte and shimmery shades of pink, a glittering shade of gold, and a neon aqua blue. With just one look at this palette, you can already imagine yourself lounging at the beach.
Heat Up Your Eyeshadow Game
Put your winter eyeshadow palettes aside. Now that brighter days are here, you don’t want to cover your eyes in shades of dark purples, browns, and grays. Splurge on a summer palette or two, and you’ll have all the colors you need to get through the upcoming warm weather.
Need a break from bold palettes? Try these neutral eyeshadow palettes that look good any day of the year.