Build Your Basics: Eyeshadows

Here’s a breakdown of some of my favorite eyeshadows that I’ve tried and used over the years:

Eyeshadow Primer

Everyday Palette

  • My Favorite: Urban Decay Naked2 Basics Palette (Price: $33): This is a long time favorite that has really pretty colors for simple/everyday eyeshadow.
  • Similar Option: e.l.f. Need It Eyeshadow Palette (Price: $10): I think this dupe is just as good at the Urban Decay palette. Love the wide range of colors you get for just $10!

Matte & Shimmer Palette

Eyeshadow Crayon/Liner Combo

  • My Favorite: Tarte Quick Stick Waterproof Shadow & Liner (Price: $26): I love these! 2-in-1 products aren’t always my favorite, but this one is really good. The shadow colors are pretty and the eyeliner included allows you to create that pretty smoky eye look with just 1 product.
  • Similar Option: e.l.f. No Budge Long Lasting Eyeshadow Stick (Price: $5): This isn’t exactly the same concept but is still a great option for an on the go eyeshadow you can also use as a liner!

Eyeshadow Crayon/Glaze Combo

More Posts In This Series

build your basics: base makeup & foundations

build your basics: under eye products & concealers

build your basics: blush

build your basics: contour & bronzer

build your basics: powders

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  1. 7.4.23
    Linda Cowan said:

    love your suggests and really appreciate cheaper alternatives!
    thank you!!