As we continue with the WFH period during circuit breaker, sometimes the smallest practices can help retain a sense of normalcy. For the Her World beauty team, these have come by the way of keeping to our usual beauty routines — daily skincare, maintaining haircare and applying makeup.
With a strong desire for makeup, we’ve gathered super-flattering makeup palettes as recommended by local makeup artists. They offer up their favourite face palettes with versatility in mind, explaining the textures, shades, and why they’re perfect to play with.
Makeup artist: Peter Khor, @Peterkhor
What’s to love: It has flattering and pigmented matte and shimmery finishes along with a comfortable texture that makes application effortless. The smokey and natural colours offer great wearability.
Makeup artist: Dollei Seah, @Dolleiseah
What’s to love: This palette has the perfect array of warm neutrals and rosy hues to achieve many modern looks. It has buildable colours that are richly pigmented. Bonus: It comes with an eye primer.
Makeup artist: Grego, @Grego7go
What’s to love: This 21-pan eyeshadow palette delivers great colour payoff and is even suitable for creating highlight and contour. It has metallic, shimmer and matte finishes.
Makeup artist: Clarence Lee, @Clarence_lee
What’s to love: Warm neutral shades in pink beige to rose gold allows for many different styles while working well with most, if not all, skin tones. Equipped with bronzing and highlighting powders, this face palette is really great for everyday — natural, muted looks.
Makeup artist: Ginger Lynette, @Gingerlynette
What’s to love: Designed with four complementary colours, this eye quad is the perfect ode to versatility. Go from a subtle wash of colour to bold smokey eyes. Tip: Use the deep brown shade to fill in your eyebrows.