This article was first updated on 2 February 2022.
Nude eye palettes may look "boring" at first glance, but they're really not. Just like a classic white top or little black dress, nude eyeshadow palettes can be used for different looks and occasions.
Need something sophisticated for a work function? How about something for everyday? Yes, a nude palette is all you'll really need in your makeup kit. Since these are a makeup staple, you're never at a loss for options if you're in need of one. But to give you a little helping hand, we've curated some of the best nude eye palettes you can find in Singapore. Read on to know which ones made the cut.
For folks who want a compact and warm-toned nude palette they can carry in their makeup bags, the Tom Ford Eye Color Quad Eye Shadow Palette in Desert Fox (SGD129) is a good pick to have in your arsenal. It consists of four versatile eyeshadows — a light brown and a deep brown matte, a pale orange, and a shimmering gold for special occasions — that you can use for different makeup looks.
If you prefer cool-toned hues on your eyes, the Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Eyeshadow Palette in The Sophisticate (SGD90) is a handy and compact nude eyeshadow you can pick for your everyday palette. It includes four matte eyeshadows in chocolate, taupe, tan and cream hues that are perfect for timeless eye looks, no matter the occasion.
For beauty lovers searching for a more budget-friendly option, Maybelline's City Mini Eyeshadow Palette in 5th Avenue Sunset (SGD24.90) is one nude palette you'll love. It includes six New York City-inspired nude eyeshadows in neutral pinks and browns that come in matte and shimmer finishes. Its tiny packaging also won’t take up space in your makeup kit.
If you want more pigment in your eyeshadows, pick up the Fenty Beauty Snap Shadows Eyeshadow Palette in True Neutrals (SGD39). This palette has six eyeshadows — three matte and three shimmers — that are blendable and buildable and can help you go from natural to glam in a pinch. Plus, the magnetic casing allows you to snap on another Snap Shadow if you want more colour options on the go. Win-win!
An oldie but a goodie, the Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Clay Eyeshadow Palette (SGD61) will forever be a staple on any list of the best nude eyeshadow palettes. Why? Because it has 12 warm-toned matte and metallic eyeshadows that are infused with Amazonian clay that makes the colours pigmented and last long on your eyelids.
If you want a no-frills palette that delivers on pigment, the limited-edition Bobbi Brown Nudes Eye Shadow Palettes (SGD68) may suit your needs. Available in three variations, these five-pan eye palettes have a minimalist assortment of matte, shimmer, and metallic eyeshadows for creating versatile eye looks. The eyeshadow pans are also quite big, so you get a lot of product.
For those who want a nude eye palette with a kick of colour, the Rare Beauty Discovery Eyeshadow Palette in True To Myself (SGD48) has the perfect mix of nude and colourful eyeshadows for every type of eye look. The sturdy packaging and built-in mirror also make it travel-friendly, so you can slip it into your bag without worrying about powders breaking in your kit.
The Urban Decay Naked 3 Eyeshadow Palette (SGD83) is another classic and trusted nude eye palette among beauty lovers. The 12 rose-hued neutral eyeshadows compliment all skin tones and are versatile enough for all kinds of eye looks. Plus, it comes with a free dual-ended vegan brush so you can apply the eyeshadow wherever you want.
Want your makeup to deliver more than colour? You may want to check out the Too Faced Born This Way The Natural Nudes Complexion Inspired Eyeshadow Palette (SGD74). It has 16 eyeshadows in modern nude tones that also have skin-caring perks since the powder formula is infused with coconut water, Alpine rose, and hyaluronic acid.
The Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette (SGD106) has all the finishes you need for all occasions and moods. It has 10 matte eyeshadows infused with aloe vera and coconut oil for blendability; four reflective shimmers with duo-chrome finishes; two silicone-infused glitters for extra luminosity; a high-shine pressed pearl shadow formula, and one concealer base for adding more pigment.
The Canmake Perfect Multi Eyes 02 eye palette (SGD20.10) features complementing shades that are a breeze to mix and match whether you want a natural or a more detailed look. The darker matte shadows also work well as soft eyeliner and brow powder.
The Milani Most Wanted Eyeshadow Palette in 110 Partner In Crime (SGD22.90) combines gorgeous mattes and stunning metallics that apply and blend seamlessly without a ton of fallout. The palette is also pretty compact, making it a great addition to your on-the-go makeup essentials.
EXCEL Skinny Rich EyeShadow in SR10 (SGD25.90) is a handy four-pan palette that will give you a beautiful rosy nude eye look. The eyeshadows are formulated with ultrafine pearls and squalene that help retain shine and pigment throughout the day while also keeping the lid area hydrated.
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