The best make-up palettes 2020 has to offer this Christmas

What's better than make-up palettes? Festive make-up palettes...

Bobbi Brown - best make-up palettes for Christmas 2020
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It’s the most wonderful time of the year for beautiful make-up palettes. At Christmastime, beauty brands bring us all of their wonderful, swatchable eyeshadows and blushers wrapped up in limited edition festive packaging.

The main draw of a good palette is that you have all of the shades you could possibly need for eyes, cheeks and lips – all in one convenient place. 

Of course, you’re able to use these make-up palettes all year round – but the magic of the limited edition versions is in having packaging that’s a little bit more special than usual. They make excellent Christmas gifts for friends, or treats from you, to you! 

Keep reading for our pick of the best make-up palettes Christmas 2020 has to offer...

Which brands make the best make-up palettes?

Some of the best brands to look to for classic make-up palettes include:

  • Bobbi Brown
  • Charlotte Tilbury
  • Laura Mercier
  • Tom Ford
  • NARS
  • Estée Lauder
  • Hourglass

What are the best make-up palettes for Christmas 2020?

Bobbi Brown High Barre Palette

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Bobbi Brown High Barre Palette, £49.50, Lookfantastic

It's well known that Bobbi Brown makes some of the best neutral eyeshadow palettes around; the High Barre palette is exactly that, with a great mix of matte and shimmery shades. 


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Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Eyes to Mesmerise

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Charlotte Tilbury Bejewelled Eyes To Hypnotise, was £60 now £54, Feelunique

Fancy treating yourself to something a bit sparkly? Charlotte Tilbury's Christmas collections are always a thing to behold, and these classic warm shades are the perfect thing for (virtual) party season.


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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Mini

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Hourglass Ambient Lighting Edit Mini Palette, was £57 now £39.90, Cult Beauty

The perfect highlighters glow without being "glittery", and that's exactly what you'll get with Hourglass palettes. These add warmth and radiance to your complexion – and this mini edition is the perfect stocking filler.View Deal

Laura Mercier Signature Eye Palette

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Laura Mercier Signature Eye Palette, was £45 now £27, Lookfantastic

A perfect compact eyeshadow palette that allows you to create both daytime and smokier eye make-up looks.View Deal

NARS Overlust Palette

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NARS Overlust Cheek Palette, £46, Lookfantastic

NARS formulas always sit beautifully on the skin, and their packaging is equally chic. For a healthy winters glow, this will kit out your complexion collection for the year ahead. 


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Any of these beautiful palettes would make the perfect gift (even if it's a gift to yourself!).

Consider your last minute Christmas gift shopping, sorted.