While you might be hiring a makeup artist for your wedding day, there are tons of events leading up to your big day (your engagement party, bridal shower, bachelorette party...) where you'll want to get glam and look your very best. Plus, we have no doubt that you'll also be invited to plenty of other weddings this season. While it may not be realistic to hire a makeup artist for all these events, these neutral eyeshadow palettes will get you ready for every wedding party on your docket.
When shopping for makeup, a palette of neutral eyeshadows is the way to go for its versatility and wearability. All you need are a few pigmented mattes and high-shine shimmers to take you from natural glam for your engagement photos to sultry and sexy for that romantic date night. And these seven best neutral eyeshadow palettes have it all—and then some!
Below are our favorite expert-approved neutral eyeshadow palettes on the market. We even reached out to beauty expert and founder and CEO of Beautini, Brittany Lo, to see what she keeps in her kit!
Read on to see which neutral eyeshadow palettes you should snap up this season!
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Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Clay Eye Shadow Palette
Lo counts this palette from Tarte as a favorite due to its mix of shimmer and matte shadows that range from light to dark shades. "The shades are on the warmer side with peach and chestnut tones, which I personally love!" says Lo. Another good reason to grab? It's travel friendly. "The compact and sturdy packaging allows you to bring this along without worrying about your shadows breaking!"
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $39
Maybelline The City Mini Palette in Chill Brunch Neutrals
Keep it simple with this affordable and easy-to-use mini palette. "This palette tells you where you put each color on your lid to make it a quick and easy process," explains Lo. You can create looks following their instructions, or mix and match for endless looks.
SHOP NOW: Target, $6.99
Juvia's Place The Warrior Eyeshadow Palette
This pigmented palette include three warm-toned mattes and six subtle shimmer shades you can use all over. And the golden shimmer shade also makes a great highlighter!
SHOP NOW: Ulta, $20
Urban Decay Naked 2
"The Naked 2 palette is my favorite of the [Urban Decay collection] because it offers 12 neutral shades that work well for a large array of skin tones," Lo explains. "The versatility in this palette with several light, medium, and dark colors makes it easy to use for an everyday look or to create a smokey eye. There's not one shade in this palette that I don't love!"
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $54
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette in Pillow Talk
Charlotte Tilbury's Luxury Palette line is another one of Lo's favorites. The luxe eyeshadow quads include nine color combos for creating runway and wedding-worthy looks that suit every skin tone. Lo's pick from the collection is the pretty rosy-gold quad, Pillow Talk. Its shades range from a champagne pink, matte dusky rose, soft matte brown, and a rose-gold sparkle.
SHOP NOW: Charlotte Tilbury, $53
Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette
Huda Beauty's latest eyeshadow palette is a mix of rosy-toned creamy mattes, pretty glitters, and high-shine metallics. The pigmented matte shades are the perfect tones for subtle daytime looks, and can be amplified with the addition of the glitters and metallics for sultry nighttime looks. For even more color payoff, the palette includes a concealer shade to use as a priming base.
SHOP NOW: Sephora, $65
Nars Skin Deep Eye Shadow Palette
A mix of rich warm and cool-toned browns and shimmering metallics make up this new palette from Nars. The neutral eyeshadow palette's 18 versatile shades are perfect for creating a variety of looks.
SHOP NOW: Nordstrom, $59