#1 Guerlain Palette Ors Et Merveilles, $132
The luxe golden case encases five long-wearing eyeshadows on the top tier and four blushers with matte to shimmer finishes on the bottom tier.
Available at Guerlain counters, including Tangs at Tang Plaza (tel: 6733-3270).
#2 Lancome L’absolu Palette, $98
The palette contains six foolproof eyeshadows for every skin tone, a lip base that can be used to both hydrate your lips and add a glossy finish, two gorgeous lipstick shades and a double-ended makeup brush.
Available at Lancome counters, including Robinsons Raffles City (tel: 6339-7731).
#3 Laura Mercier Masterclass Colour Essentials, $180
The purse-friendly makeup kit houses 12 eyeshadows, three blushers, two Tightline Cake Eye Liners, a Kohl Eye Pencil in Jet Black and two double-ended brushes.
Available at Laura Mercier counters, including Tangs at Tang Plaza (tel: 6733-8130).
#4 M.A.C Enchanted Eve Face Compact in Warm, $110
This is the perfect natural-look palette: There are three warm-toned eyeshadows, a Beauty Powder in Golden Tone for blusher, highlighting and finishing needs, a Cream Colour Base in Shell, which can be used as a makeup base or highlighter, and two lipstick shades.
Available at M.A.C counters, including Tangs at Tang Plaza (tel: 6235-7718).
#5 Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette, $88
Get creative with this eyeshadow palette that contains 20 new eyeshadow shades in different finishes from matte to shimmering metallics and glittery sheens. We also love how it comes with a huge mirror and a double-ended eyeshadow brush for effortless application.
Available only at Sephora stores at #01-178 Vivocity (tel: 6376-9791) and #02-06 to 09 Bugis+ (tel: 6341-9386).
#6 Yves Saint Laurent Beaute Kiss and Love Multi Usage Palette, $129
We’re sold by the pretty, compact packaging that houses seven shimmery eyeshadows in golds, browns and silver for the most elegant twinkle, two intensely pigmented Rouge Volupte lipstick shades in Playful Light Pink and Wicked Pure Red to dress up your lips, and one Blush Volupte Heart of Light in Delicate Fresh Coral for instant radiance.
Available at Yves Saint Laurent Beaute, #B2-34 Ion Orchard (tel: 6509-7423).
#7 Tarte Bling It On Amazonian Clay Blush Palette, $62
The ultimate blusher kit: five shades of Tarte’s best-selling, long-wearing blusher – the Amazonian Clay 12-hour Blush – in three new shades and two existing hues.
Available at Sephora stores; visit www.sephora.sg for store listings.
This article was originally published in the digital edition of Simply Her December 2015.