6 best makeup palettes to buy this summer

Is there a purchase more exciting to a beauty lover than a brand new makeup palette? With so many shades in one place you can create endless looks, and they’re convenient too - the perfect addition to your travel beauty bag. Here are six of the best makeup palettes to add to your collection...

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1. Benefit Blush Bar

Benefit Blush Bar


Benefit recently debuted this limited edition cheek palette, exclusively to House of Fraser. It contains five full-sized shades, from the iconic Hoola to the brand new Gold Rush. With blush, bronze and highlight all in one place, it's the ultimate in convinence and will take you from day to night wherever you are.


Benefit Blush Bar, £49.50


2. Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Look Palette

Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Look Palette


If you need one palette for your summer holiday, make it this one. It doesn't get much prettier than Estee Lauder's latest release, with six shimmering eye shadows from aqua to bronze, a glowy highlight and a peachy blush.


Estee Lauder Bronze Goddess Summer Look, £45


3. Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette

Urban Decay Naked Heat Palette


Not one Urban Decay palette would feel out of place on this list, but Naked Heat taps into the warm-toned eye shadow trend, and it's easy to see why it's a sell-out. There are 12 shades in orange, red and bronze hues with matte, satin and metallic finishes.


Urban Decay Naked Heat, £39.50


4. Narsissist Wanted Cheek Palette

Narsissist Wanted Cheek Palette


This summer, forget contouring. Blush is back. From cool corals to radiant reds, this limited edition cheek palette from NARS contains a shade for every beauty look. Grab it before it's gone.


Narsissist Wanted Cheek Palette, £45


5. Dior 5 Couleurs Cool Wave Eyeshadow Palette

Dior 5 Couleurs Cool Wave Eyeshadow Palette


If you thought blue eyeshadow was nothing but a '00s throwback, you're missing out. Blue hues are in and if you're feeling daring, this palette from Dior's Cool Wave collection is perfect to create an enviable eye look for your next summer party.


Dior 5 Couleurs Cool Wave Eyeshadow Palette, £48.50


6. MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette Flash + Awe

MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette Flash + Awe


Get the unrivaled glow of a MAC highlight on the go with the new Hyper Real palette. It includes three highly-pigmented shades in a creamy powder formula, for a flawless radiance that lasts all day.


MAC Hyper Real Glow Palette Flash + Awe, £35