These 7 Glitter Palettes Are the Best Way to Bring Sparkles Into This Season

Updated 12/06/18

We need little encouragement to get the glitter out here at Byrdie HQ, and if there's such a thing as the perfect time for a bit of added sparkle, that time is now. We’re on the cusp of Christmas fever, the longer nights feel in need of a something a little brighter and eye shadow palettes are aptly hitting peak shimmer.

Now, of course, there is such a thing as a not-so-great glitter eye shadow. To keep things feeling fresh and modern, look for finely milled powders that sparkle just as well as they blend rather than chunkier glitter pigments that can drag on the skin and look a bit retro (and not in an ironically cool way).

A glitter palette is your best friend for a whole host of shades that’ll complement each other and see you right through a season of shimmering, pigmented looks. Ready to get your shine on? Keep scrolling for the best glitter eye shadow palettes we can’t get enough of.

Charlotte Tilbury Super Sonic Luxury Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Super Sonic Luxury Palette $39
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Get your full glow flowing with this luminous palette of sparkling shades all designed to enhance your natural eye colour.

Morphe 35M Colour Boss Mood Eye Shadow Palette
Morphe 35M Colour Boss Mood Eye Shadow Palette $23
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This palette’s called Boss Mood, and that’s definitely the vibe when it comes to these full-throttle glitters. Use the matte shades as a base, and then layer up the sparkle.

Huda Beauty Gemstone Obsessions Palette
Huda Beauty Gemstone Obsessions Palette $25
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Nine of Huda’s glitziest gemstone shades all wrapped up in one handy mini palette. We’re obsessed with these jewel tones.

Smashbox Cover Shot Eye Palette in Bold Glitters
Smashbox Cover Shot Eye Palette in Bold Glitters $24
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If you’re ready to get festive, this Smashbox palette is the one. We’ll be packing on those gold and emerald shades come party season.

Nyx Sprinkle Town Cream Glitter Eye Shadow Palette
Nyx Sprinkle Town Cream Glitter Eye Shadow Palette $10
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If earthy tones are your go-tos, then add some extra sparkle with these creamy glitters from Nyx, all ripe for layering and blending.

Jouer Cosmetics Making Magic Ultra Foil Eye Shadow Palette Set
Jouer Cosmetics Making Magic Ultra Foil Eye Shadow Palette Set $40
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Nothing says “party” like pretty pastels with added shimmer. When you’re done with soft sparkles, ramp up the volume with that bold sapphire blue. The set also comes with a sparkling black topper for extra impact.

Revolution Pressed Glitter Eye Shadow Palette Midas Touch
Revolution Pressed Glitter Eye Shadow Palette Midas Touch $10
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We are living for that burgundy glitter right now. And the copper. And the lime green. Basically, we want the whole thing. A super steal for just £10.

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