The amazing thing about cruelty-free drugstore eyeshadow palettes is that they are often formulated to be dupes for high-end palettes. While Flawless and Pawless has many eyeshadow palette favourites, recently there have been three drugstore palettes that have become both my day and nightime favourites!
Essence All About Bronze Palette
I’ve been using this palette both on myself as well as in my professional kit for nearly two years now. I fell in love with the affordable and radiant colour combination around the same time as Charlotte Tilbury’s limited edition Legendary Muse eyeshadow palette was launched, which was priced at a luxury tag of €50. The colours in the All About Bronze palette are an exact dupe for Legendary Muse, consisting of highly-pigmented golds, rose golds, copper tones and both cool and warm-toned browns. When I worked at the Charlotte Tilbury counter in BT2 once upon a time, I used to wear the Essence All About Bronze palette and say it was the Legendary Muse one- and I always got away with it!
You can buy Essence’s All About Bronze Palette for €4.46 here.
Wet N’ Wild I’m Getting Sunburned Palette
Wet N’ Wild recently upgraded all of their cosmetic packaging to display their certified PETA bunny logo on their products. This is an amazing brand for all ages, but I have used Wet N’ Wild products personally since my early teens. Super affordable and amazing quality, one of the brand’s standout products are their eyeshadow palettes. While I love ALL of the palettes that I have tried, my favourite at the moment is their I’m Getting Sunburned eyeshadow palette. A mini, pocket-sized palette with just three shades and a tiny applicator, this palette is perfect to bring with you on-the-go. The brow shade is a very pale iridescent pink colour, the crease shade is a perfect, warm chocolate brown, and the eyelid colour is a shimmery copper shade (which is also one of the closest dupes I’ve found for Charlotte Tilbury’s Dolce Vita ‘pop’ shade). This highly-pigmented palette just never disappoints!
You can buy Wet N’ Wild’s I’m Getting Sunburned palette for €9.73 here.
Photo from www.walmart.com
Makeup Revolution Iconic 3 Palette – 100% VEGAN!
You may have seen many YouTube stars rave about this palette… It’s an EXACT DUPE for Urban Decay’s Naked 3 Eyeshadow Palette! Makeup Revolution are known for making drugstore versions of high-end eyeshadow palettes (which, of course, presents the brand with some backlash) that are often of superior quality to the originals. The Iconic 3 Palette is the exact same as Naked 3, except that the formula in the shadows is much more buttery and easy to work with. There is a little bit of fall-out upon application, but the gorgeous pigmentation makes up for that. This is my absolute go-to palette for day and night!
You can buy Makeup Revolution’s Redemption Iconic 3 Palette for €10.46 here.
Photo from www.superdrug.com