10 of the best holiday makeup palettes

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10 of the best holiday makeup palettes

Despite our love of contouring and a full-on smokey eye, we’re all about making our beauty routines as simple as possible. This is especially true when we’re going on holiday. Holiday makeup routines should be quick, easy and light enough to keep our baggage under any airline weight restrictions.

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So how do you pack for your holiday without compromising on your makeup look? By investing in an amazing holiday makeup palette. A great palette is all you need to ensure you’re looking #flawless in all those holiday Instagram snaps. Simply keep it in your carry on and you’re good to go.

Click through the gallery below to reveal which holiday makeup palettes we’ll be packing for our next vacation…


Barry M Smokin’ Hot Shadow & Blush Palette

We say: Heading somewhere balmy? The Barry M Smokin’ Hot Shadow & Blush Palette is perfect for any tropical destination. With six gorgeous eyeshadows and a hot peach blush, this palette will take you from beach to bar in minutes. It even comes with a large mirror and two applicators, so you can touch up on-the-go.

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Maybelline New York The Nudes Palette

You say: “What I really love here is the selection of shades, and the way that they’re arranged into duos, trios, and quads, so that you’re offered multiple alternatives for each colour. This has been really great as a way to learn more about how to apply eyeshadow and to pair different colour combinations – while achieving a really beautiful, wearable look every time.” – silverswan

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Garbo & Kelly Instagirl Contour Palette

We say: The Garbo and Kelly Instagirl Contour Palette is your ticket to chiseled cheekbones. This super blendable, easy-to-apply, powder and cream contour kit contains three cream shades and three shades of powder to define and shape. It’s all of your blush, highlight and contour needs in one perfect palette.

$70, adorebeauty.com.au

Nude by Nature Highlight Palette

You say: “The product is powder so it goes on easily, has a nice shimmer to it and stays on really well. The pigmentation of the product is good and buildable so you can always add a bit more on. You get that nice shine on your face without looking like a disco ball. Great for makeup lovers of all ages!” – Miss19

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Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look In A Palette in Beauty Glow

We say: Charlotte Tilbury’s Instant Look In A Palette in Beauty Glow is quite possibly the best holiday makeup palette ever. It doesn’t matter if you’re a makeup beginner or a total pro, this palette allows you to nail a gorgeous, glowing makeup look in minutes. The rose-gold and bronze toned palette contains three eyeshadows, two blush shades, a highlighter and a bronzer.

$99, charlottetilbury.com

Rimmel London Insta Conceal & Correct

You say: “This trio is all you need to conceal any flaws in your skin before applying makeup. After priming my skin this is the next step I take in my makeup routine. I don’t have too many skin issues, however my skin can look a bit dull first thing in the morning and the lilac shade is amazing a working some kind of magic by awakening my skin to appear fresher and less tired!” – Candyfairy

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Chi Chi Beauty on the Go Palette

We say: With 10 shades, including neutral metallic eye shadow shades, bronzing and highlighting shades and blush shades, just add mascara and you’re all set! It also comes with a large mirror so you can touch-up your holiday makeup look anywhere.

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essence my must haves palette

You say: “Honestly, I am so in love with this. Basically, essence lets you grab either a cheap 4 pan or 8 pan palette and lets you fill it in yourself with a pretty broad range of single shadows they sell for very reasonable prices.” – NellAdams

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M.A.C Mischief Minx palette

We say: One of my favourite palettes of all time, the M.A.C Mischief Minx Palette is a bronzed toned eyeshadow and highlighter palette. It comes with eight eye shadows and a lightweight, pearly highlighter formula in Opalescent. It’s the perfect palette for your holiday or weekend away!

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NARS Bord De Plage Highlighting And Bronzing Palette

We say: Just looking at this beautiful palette will make you feel like you’re on holiday. Achieve a luminous, sunkissed glow with this combination of complexion perfecting powders. It includes four water-activated highlighting powders and two Sun Wash Diffusing Bronzers.

$85, mecca.com.au

What’s your go-to holiday makeup palette? Will you be taking any of these on your next trip?

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