10 Top-Rated Drugstore Makeup Palettes Under $20

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* Palettes are great for travel and everyday looks
* Easy to use and create a variety of different looks from
* Affordable drugstore options that don’t compromise quality and pigmentation

Makeup palettes are a great way to get a curated selection of makeup shades for the face in one convenient package. Great for traveling or collecting, there are makeup palettes for every part of your face, and the only choice you have to make is which one best matches your skin tone and/or color preferences. We have listed below a few highly coveted beauty palettes on the market that are all affordably priced and beautifully packaged.

1. e.l.f. Cosmetics Contour and Sculpting Palette

The e.l.f. Cosmetics Contour and Sculpting palette allows you to sculpt, shade and brighten with four powder shades. Customizable to match all skin tones, you can achieve the perfect highlight and bronzer effect by mixing and matching the shades to fit your skin tone.

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2. Milani Brow Fix

Milani’s Brow Grooming and Shaping Kit makes it easy to shape, groom and define your brows in the convenience of one palette. Included in the kit is a pair of tweezers, two eyebrow brushes to fill in sparse brows and define, two brow colors, a highlight color and a 3x magnifying mirror for on-the-go polishing.

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3. L.A. Girl Beauty Brick Eyeshadow Palette

L.A. Girl is a great, slightly underrated brand that makes solid beauty products at a fraction of the cost. Their Beauty Brick Eyeshadow palette is the number one bestseller in eyeshadow on Amazon and contains a variety of colors including dimensional shimmers and mattes. 12 highly pigmented colors allow you to create super wearable looks to go from daytime to an evening look all in one palette.

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4. COVERGIRL Eyeshadow Palette

Eight universally flattering shades make up the Covergirl truNaked Eyeshadow Palette to help you create a variety of looks. Three different textures including mattes, shimmers and sparkly tones comprise this palette to help create a polished eye. The shades are highly pigmented and can be applied wet or dry depending on the intensity you’re going for.

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5. e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palette

The e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palette contains 10 perfectly curated eyeshadows which allow you to shade, highlight and define your eyes. Apply dry for a subtle wash of color or wet for a vibrant effect and the collection of shades can also be used as a liner to help define your eyes.

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6. NYX Conceal, Correct, Contour Palette

The NYX Conceal, Correct and Contour Palette allows you to precisely color match your skin tone with the six included shades. This palette allows you to conceal trouble spots, correct discoloration, contour and highlight to accentuate your best features. This palette also provides medium buildable coverage without creasing or caking.

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7. Milani Rose Powder Blush Palette

Milani’s Rose Powder Blush Palette features three color-coordinated, highly pigmented shades that can be worn together or alone. Choose between the three colors individually or swirl all together to amplify, color and define cheekbones. The palette features matte and shimmer shades with finely milled textures to create a flush of buildable color.

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8. L’Oreal Paris Highlighter Palette

Create the perfect multi-dimensional sculpted look with L’Oreal’s Lumi Glow Highlighter Kit. The kit contains four unique highlighting powders that can be mixed and matched or used individually to create a customized glow. This multipurpose palette can be used as a blush, glowy highlighter or bronzer depending on your mood.

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9. Wet n’ Wild Highlighting Palette

Wet n’ Wild has taken their popular highlighting powders and created the Megaglo Highlighting Palette with four new vegan and limited edition shades. These shades contain shimmering pearl pigments and create a glistening glow when applied to the cheekbones. Use individually to create your ultimate glow and if you are so daring, keep layering to get a blinding shimmering look that can be seen from the heavens.

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10. Milani Face & Eye Palette

Milani’s Gilded Desires Face and Eye palette will be your go-to all summer long. The palette contains twelve blendable, pigment-rich shadows and two highlighters that can be used in a myriad of ways. A combination of warm mattes and shimmer eye shades can be used to create beautiful eyeshadow combinations and used to contour and line the eyes. The highlighters will work to illuminate the high points of your face and define the inner corners of your eyes. As an added bonus, the palette comes in a fancy metalized gold compact with a full sized mirror to make on the go touchups a breeze.

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