eyeshadow for beginners

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for eyeshadow for beginners.

Eyeshadow is one of the most versatile makeup products. It's a must-have for anyone's makeup bag, but it doesn't have to be scary. Here are our top, easy-to-use eyeshadow products for beginners that will take you from novice to pro in no time.

$27.00

The look I create is stunning if I say so myself for a beginner. Very good for fall look and it can also be an everyday go-to work look....I have tried several eyeshadows and have allergic reactions to shimmers( Urban Decay, Huda, Patrick Ta).

What it is: A palette that is inspired by Natasha's bestselling Bronze Palette and features five warm-toned, creamy matte and metallic finishes perfect for summer.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil.

What Else You Need to Know: This mini palette is inspired by Natasha Denona’s bestselling Bronze Eyeshadow Palette and brings together five warm-toned neutrals in creamy matte and metallic finishes perfect for summer or fall. These innovative, easy-to-use formulas offer the high performance and versatility Natasha is known for. This travel-size palette easily takes your look from day to night and allows you to complete a whole look on the go. These shades also wear beautifully on all skin tones.

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$22.00

this eyeshadow palette is so pretty! it stayed on all night for me and was very easy to blend out. i will say there is a considerable amount of fallout in the palette and it can get messy easily. however, it's good for beginners and the shadows did not crease on my eyes, which is an issue i constantly have with palettes....Good eyeshadow ♥️...I like these eyeshadows! I bought them full price from glossier so I dont know if thats worth it, but it comes with the mirror and its refillable!

What it is: A silky monochromatic eyeshadow trio of essential signature shades in three buildable talc-free finishes: matte, satin, and metallic.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Wear your signature shade three ways. Each curated eyeshadow trio features three finishes for an easy eyeshadow look: a smooth matte eyeshadow, a satin eyeshadow with a soft sheen, and a shimmery metallic eyeshadow with sparkle.

$29.00

I would even recommend this eyeshadow pallet for a beginner or someone just starting out. ...Can’t go back to normal eyeshadows again...Always heard how pigmented these were and wow I don’t think I can ever go back to normal eyeshadow. For the price it’s tiny but for this quality I don’t mind.

What it is: A limited-edition mini mirrored eye-shadow palette packed with six warm neutrals in iconic finishes.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance.

What Else You Need to Know: This mini smokey eye palette features six smoldering warm matte and metallic shades in luxuriously lightweight, ultra-buildable textures. Its portable design makes it an absolute must-have for creating stellar looks everywhere.

This Palette Contains:
- 6 x 0.10 oz/ 3 g Eyeshadows in Skinshow Divine Glow (golden-cha

GlossierLidstar Long-Wearing Shimmer Cream Eyeshadow

Size: 0.15 oz / 4.5 mL·ITEM: 2649978

Color: Branch - rich bronze with gold shimmer

115 Reviews

$18.00

I think they're amazing to slap on when you're in a rush, it's a "makeup no makeup day", or you're simply a beginner with eyeshadow. They don't have the most pigment but that works out in its favor at the end of the day. ...One of the best bets out there for eyeshadows...This is the best eyeshadow I have used lately. I love the applicator.

What it is: A long-wearing, smudge-resistant, silky cream eyeshadow for sheer color with multidimensional glistening shimmer.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Floating Multicolor Pearls: Ultrafine reflective pearls for a luminous finish.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Silky and blendable, this cream eyeshadow easily swipes over eyelids for a soft wash of twinkling color.

GlossierSkywash Liquid-to-Powder Sheer Matte Eyeshadow Tint

Size: 0.11 oz / 3.5 mL·ITEM: 2650067

Color: Lawn - fresh green

104 Reviews

$18.00

Pebble has been my go-to eyeshadow for 4 years and I don’t think that will ever change! ...This is my second shade, love the look and feel. Very beginner friendly. Just wish they had more shade options.

What it is: A buildable, liquid-to-powder matte eyeshadow for a tint of soft, diffused color that lasts up to 12 hours with no smudging.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Novatol: Bioavailable plant-based vitamin E blend with antioxidant properties.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaShadowstix Longwear Eyeshadow Stick

Size: 0.056oz / 1.6g·ITEM: 2706976

Color: Amber - cool light brown

204 Reviews

$25.00

I did receive this product for free in exchange for a review - This is my first time using a cream eyeshadow. I was a tad skeptical of cream eyeshadows as a whole, but I was pleasantly surprised when I tried out this product.

What it is: An intensely pigmented, blendable eyeshadow stick to define every eye shape and flatter every skin tone, available in matte and shimmer shades.

What Else You Need to Know: Expert-level eyeshadow just got easy. Create endless eye looks with these long-wear, twist-up eyeshadow sticks that deliver high-impact color intensity. It comes in a slim, twist-up stick for easy application and is easy to blend. The matte and shimmer shades resist creasing, fading, sweat, and heat, and are transfer- and waterproof.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONMini Color Shifter Strange Botanicals Eyeshadow Palette

Size: / ·ITEM: 2710788

Color: Freaky Pink Rose - fairy-like pink and rosy tones

185 Reviews

$10.00

This eyeshadow is perfect for anybody looking for a wearable neutral eyeshadow palette with a bit of a colorful edge. ...Easy to use, shades are awesome and blendable, and totally beginner friendly!

What it is: A collection of mini eyeshadow palettes with four base shades, plus one exclusive topper to transform and shift your eye makeup look to a new color dimension.

What Else You Need to Know: These mini eyeshadow palettes inspired by psychedelic gardens, include a light-reflecting glitter topper to use on its own or over other shades. The topper will allow you to shift all your makeup looks in a flash. The mirror is removable and conveniently sized to fit inside a purse. Hypnotic Yellow Sunflower is a sunny mix of yellows and oranges. Strange Red Poppy has dark and glamorous hues of red. Mystic Brown Mushroom is a combination of nude and earthy shades. Freaky Pink Rose is a fairy-like pink and rosy tones.

All palettes were developed

SEPHORA COLLECTIONSephora Destinations™ Eye Palette

ITEM: 2600716

Color: Concrete Jungle - matte cool beige base shade, matte sky blue, matte taupe grey, matte deep taupe, pewter shimmer, taupe shimmer, metallic mahogany

77 Reviews

$15.00

love the colors definitely my kind of style and i always love doing my eyeshadows for work or just for my daily makeup so it’s perfect for anyone who likes nudes or browns with a little pop...Bottom Line: this is a good product, especially for beginners who are figuring out what they like. It’s a great value for the money.

What it is: A collection of versatile eyeshadow palettes featuring seven perfectly paired matte, shimmer, and metallic colorful shades.

What Else You Need to Know: Pack your bags—it’s time for a beautiful getaway. Destinations Eyeshadow Palettes feature seven silky eyeshadows and a large base shade, in wearable matte, dazzling shimmer, and metallic finishes. The shades are easy to apply at home or on the go. These travel-friendly palettes also include a large mirror.

Off the Grid Palette Contains:
- 7 x shades in matte warm pale beige base shade, matte warm light orange, matte tan, matte medium brown, light champagne shimmer, peach shimmer, metallic copper

Island Hopping Palette Contains:
- 7 x shade

Ami ColéLid Joy Matte Liquid Eyeshadow

Size: .13 oz / 3.7 ml·ITEM: 2704278

Color: Bed Stuy - dark brown

147 Reviews

$16.00

Beginner friendly eyeshadow!...I love this liquid eyeshadow. I’ve always found it difficult to apply eyeshadow but have found this one easy to use and not intimidating. ...Must try liquid eyeshadow...This would be great for a beginner trying out liquid eyeshadow. I did have apply the shade a few times for me to see it and I think it’s because the shade is close to my skin tone.

What it is: An easy-to-use, long-wearing, and crease-resistant, liquid-matte eyeshadow that adds a buildable

pop of color to lids.


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Baobab Seed Oil: Prevents dryness around the eyelids.

- Aloe Leaf Extract: Soothes eyelids.

- Vitamin E: Nourishes the delicate eye area.


Ingredient Callouts: This product is cruelty-free and vegan.


What Else You Need to Know: This long-wearing, liquid-matte eyeshadow applies easily to lids, delivering customizable coverage from sheer to bold. The lightweight formula feels comfortable all day and delivers a pop of color without creasing or budging.

Kosas10-Second Eye Gel Watercolor Eyeshadow

Size: 0.06 oz/ 2 mL·ITEM: 2512010

Color: Blaze - neutral bronze (formerly Globe)

132 Reviews

$15.00

Beginner friendly...I absolutely loved this product! As a beginner in eyeshadow this was easy to apply and dried fast. ...I also know nothing about eyeshadow application and I appreciate how easy these are to use and build up.

What it is: A clean eyeshadow that glides on like gel watercolor to make your eyes instantly pop, infused with liquid skincare for your lids.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Galactoarabinan: Smooths the appearance of skin.
- Jojoba Oil: Soothes and balances.
- Orange Flower Water: Brightens and tones.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

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