6 Amazing Face And Make-Up Palettes That Are Totally Worth The Hype

But is there one palette to rule them all?


Gotlhokwang Angoma-Mzini |

Do you remember a time before make-up palettes? Your once pregnant handbag does. A good make-up palettes declutters your beauty cupboard and handbag. By using one palette, you score a range of shades, products and textures (shimmering or matte; smokey or neutral), which allows you a plethora of options that work together to change up your look.

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Here’s a list of some new goodies, plus one or two of our fave classics.

Bobbi-Brown

Bobbi Brown Extra Glow Skincare Palette (R875)

Skincare in a palette? Yip, a clever travel-ready palette of skincare favourites for hydrated, glowing skin on the go. Two solid balms: the minty-green Skin Salve nourishes dry patches and the delicate under-eye area, while the pinkish Extra Soothing Balm can be applied to lips and cuticles, or tapped onto cheeks for a subtle glow. Lastly, the Extra Face Oil delivers an intense burst of moisture for a dewy glow. Available at Bobbi Brown.

Smashbox

Smashbox Shape Matters Palette (R1400)

One palette that combines everything you need! This full-face palette sculpts brows, face and eyes. It has three brow shades, four contour colours and nine eyeshadows. One palette is all you need for that perfect party face… Available at Woolworths.

Urban-Decay

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette (R850)

Twelve flaming hot, can’t-live-without, amber-hued colours for your lids! These shades look insanely flattering on any skin tone. Plus: the warm colours are so hot right now – they’ll take your make-up routine to the next level. Seriously. Available at Foschini.

Gosh

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Gosh Brow Kit (R205)

Up your brow game with this kit that contains three brow powder shades – sporting light, medium and dark, it’s super-easy to blend and match. There’s also a wax cream to fix and shape, an applicator and brush, plus a built-in mirror. Bonus points for being perfume- and paraben-free. We like. Available at Foschini.

Mac

M.A.C Pro Lip Palette Necessary Nudes (R545)

Like the name says, this palette is a necessity. That’s because nude lips have officially transcended their “trend” status and become a classic. This lip palette features six nude lipsticks that don’t leave lips sticky. The colours are long-lasting and, even though it’s a bit pricey, this palette is totally worth it. Available at M.A.C.

Stila

Stila Convertible Colour Dual Lip & Cheek Palette (R425)

A little goes a long way with this baby. Two-in-one, multi-tasking lipstick and blush – check. Five wearable shades that are perfect for any skin tone – check. They blend like a dream, leaving lips and cheeks petal-soft with pretty pops of translucent colour. What’s not to love? Available at Woolworths.

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