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These Purple Eyeshadow Palettes Will Accentuate Your Brown Eyes

Look pretty in purple


Compared to pinks and neutrals, purple eyeshadow palettes have always been a less popular choice among makeup lovers. But looking at all the latest eyeshadow launches, it seems like things are about to change. Lately, purple hues have been dominating new releases. The latest to join the lineup is Colourpop's It's My Pleasure palette.



This much-anticipated drop from the popular makeup brand features nine different shades in matte and metallic finishes. It's a mix of purple shades and a few complementary pinks to create a well-balanced monochrome beauty look. No matter how much you love purple, you still don't want to overload on one shade! The combination of cool and warm tones in this palette is just perfect for achieving depth and highlights.



As early as now, reviews and tutorials from beauty influencers who got the palette in advance are already up on their channels. One criticism that's echoed by makeup gurus are the repeated shades in It's My Pleasure, specifically the shades Pretty Cruel, Earth Shine, Sleeper and Mr. Sandman, which have been previously available in single shadows. 

Nevertheless, the verdict is that it's overall a great palette that will give you a bang for your buck. If you want to jump on the purple eyeshadow train, here are other palettes that you might be interested in.


Anastasia Beverly Hills Norvina



Dubbed the palette that started the purple craze, the Norvina from Anastasia Beverly Hills is a must-have for any gal who loves bold beauty looks. With 14 versatile shades in its arsenal, this palette can work well with any occasion or season. For example, you can choose a light shimmer colour (Dazzling) with a playful purple shade (Soul) for daytime and you can glam it up with statement hues (Celestial and Passion) for the night. 


Lime Crime Venus III



If you're a gal who's always on the go, Lime Crime Venus III is the best pick for you. It's a straightforward, compact palette that includes eight shades that's more than enough for creating a beautiful everyday purple eyeshadow look. No frills, just the essentials. 

Huda Beauty Desert Dusk



Huda Beauty's New Nude palette may be hogging the spotlight now but we should never forget about its older sister, Desert Dusk. Packed with warm hues and peppered with shimmer shades, this palette is a dream come true for those who love intense eyeshadow looks. 


Natasha Denona 28 Purple-Blue



On the hunt for a new beauty splurge? Look no further than Natasha Denona's 28 Purple-Blue palette. This luxurious palette features a wide array of statement shades in purple and blue with a few neutrals on the side. Like any other eye colour makeup from Natasha Denona, these pigments come in a budge-proof, long-lasting formula so even those with oily lids need not apply an eye primer. 


(Cover photo from: @makeup.just.for.fun)