Best Korean Eyeshadow Palette
Looking for the best Korean eyeshadow palette with many colors and finish options, or a small compact one for everyday use? We can all agree that eyeshadows are always a fun item to buy and use. Eye makeup can be a characteristic part of any makeup style and Korean beauty brands have many beautiful eyeshadow pallets that are essential for Korean-style beauty.
Why use Korean Eyeshadow Palettes?
When it comes to K-beauty, Korean eye makeup is unique and an essential part of the look. Koreans tend to prefer neutral and nude colors and have different techniques for applying eyeshadow.
A Korean eyeshadow palette will give you choices of everyday makeup neutral colors as well as shimmering options for the more glamorous days and glittery options for a fun night out! On average, Korean eyeshadows aim at a more serene, soft, and natural look.
Best Korean Eyeshadow Palettes
Here are some of the best Korean eyeshadow palettes we’ve been looking into:
1. Etude House Eyeshadow Palettes
Etude House is perhaps one of the most well-known Korean beauty brands. They sell makeup items as well as hair and body care products. Etude’s brand image is a playful and colorful one. As is demonstrated with their product design and store concepts, they embrace the customer’s inner desire for a fairy tale type of beauty.
Etude House Play Color Eyes Wine Party
Etude House Play Color Eyes Wine Party is a pallet of 10 deep and richly colored pacts reminiscent of different types of wine. The colors are beautiful for a glamorous makeup finish. The darker shades in this pallet, such as Bordeaux Wine are perfect for those who like doing rich eye makeup while the lighter and gold colors are timeless essentials.
Etude House Play Color Eyes Cherry Blossom Edition
Spring is a time for renewal as well as new love blossoming, so what colors suit it best than cherry blossoms? The Play Color Eyes Cherry Blossom Edition has 10 enchanting colors that encapsulate the feelings of that brief window of time each year where many Korean parks and streets are being sprinkled with light pink petals.
This beautiful pallet’s colors are soft feminine and perfect for Korean-style eye makeup.
Etude House Play Color Eyes In The Café
Korean’s love their coffee, and who can blame them. The aroma of freshly roasted coffee beans and the feeling you get after your sip in the morning are magnificent. But different coffee drinks also have a wide variety of beautiful colors which make enchanting shades of brown. Do you feel like a caramel macchiato, or an iced americano today?
This 10-color eyeshadow pallet’s color inspiration ranges from lattes to mochas but also includes non-caffeinated drinks like grapefruit marmalade.
Etude House Blend For Eyes
The Etude House Blend For Eyes series are sets of 4 color eyeshadows that are compact and great for carrying around. The pallets come in different shades of neutral colors such as beige, brown, burnt earth, and rose brown which are perfect for everyday use.
2. 3CE Eyeshadow Palette
3CE is a promising Korean beauty brand that was created by the Korean fashion company Stylenanda. Stylenanda soon began selling its products internationally thanks to the popularity of the 3CE makeup products. Following the success of the 3CE line, the international beauty giant L’Oréal has joined forces with Stylenanda.
3CE cosmetics are trendsetters in terms of color and makeup style. And are considered as leading players when it comes to the best Korean eyeshadow palette.
3CE Mood Recipe Multi Eye Color Palette
The 3CE Mood Recipe Multi Eye Color Palette line offers 3 different color pallets. Each pallet has 9 neutral but well-pigmented shades (colors ranging from light to dark) that are suitable for different occasions. The colors also vary in how matt or glimmering they are, so you’ll have many different options for the finish type that suits you best.
3CE Multi Eye Color Palette Mood For Blossom Edition
This one is a bright and happy eyeshadow palette that comes with 9 blossom-inspired colors. The pink and peachy undertones are perfect for embracing the spring and summer vibes or adding a bit of sunny brightness to the colder months of the year.
The palette’s colors come in smooth matte to soft glimmer and even glamorous glittery ones; it will give you the option to create versatile looks for different occasions.
This pallet is a great basic must-have pallet for doing Korean-style eye makeup.
3CE Multi Eye Color Palette #All Nighter
The 3CE Multi Eye Color Palette #All Nighter is a palette with 9 beautiful glittery colors. The pallet is inspired by the gems and jewels and contains the decadent glamour of a luxurious night.
The colors and glitter distribute evenly and create the perfect look for special occasions. With this palette, you won’t be out of options when planning your own perfect night out.
3. Innisfree Eyeshadow Palettes
Inspired by nature and all that is natural, while being reasonably priced, Innisfree is a great brand for everything K-beauty. We have written about their skincare products in the past and today we would like to introduce some eyeshadow pallets from Innisfree’s makeup line.
Innisfree My Palette My Eyeshadow MATTE 57
Innisfree allows you to construct your own pallets offering a wide range of single-colored eyeshadows. The 57 Matte colors include neutrals, earthy pinks, browns, beiges, and more.
The colors apply smoothly with a matte finish. They also blend well with other colors to make captivating transitions and new shades.
Innisfree My Palette My Eyeshadow GLITTER
Innisfree My Palette My Eyeshadow Glitter is a range of glittery single color eyeshadows that are suitable for making your own palette in combination with other Innisfree eyeshadows. In comparison to their Matte line, this line has a wider variety of colors included, such as rare shades like lilac, lavender, and even teal as well as the neutrals and browns.
Innisfree My Palette My Eyeshadow SHIMMER
The Innisfree eyeshadows are completed with glimmery and shimmery colors of My Palette My Eyeshadow SHIMMER. This line has a smaller color range, but the colors available are beautiful and highly pigmented.
Innisfree also eyeshadow cases for the My Palette My Eyeshadow line. You will not have to deal with going through palettes with a couple of untouched colors since you can create your very own palette!
4. BT21 Eyeshadow Palette
BT21 is a unique and interesting brand that was born from the collaboration of LINE FRIENDS and BTS. The brand has unique concepts, intriguing product design, with thoughtful storytelling. They produce a wide range of products including makeup items produced by VT Cosmetics.
The worldwide success of BTS means that the brand is also enjoying popularity with K-pop fans around the world.
VT BT21 Eyeshadow Palette
The VT BT21 Eyeshadow Palettes come in a circular box with 7 neutral colors that include matte, shimmer, and glitter. There are two different palettes in the series, Mood Brown and Mood Indigo, each having a different tone.
The palettes are packaged cutely using the BT21 characters for design.
VT BT21 Art in Multi Eye Shadow
The VT BT21 Art in Multi Eye Shadow is a series of eyeshadow pallets with 3 colors in each palette. The colors are simplified as base, middle, and point so as to reduce the hassle and make everyday makeup application easier. The series has 4 palettes: Origin Brown, Cosy Brown, Snow Rose, and Beige Gold.
The palette is great for everyday use and easy to carry around with a cutely designed case worth showing off.
5. Coringco Shabamshabam Eyeshadow Palette
The Korean makeup brand CORINGCO entered the market as a manufacturer of makeup brushes in 2006. Since then, they have expanded their business to manufacturing and producing skin care and makeup products. This includes a line of eye shadow palettes and the most popular one is the Shabamshabam palette.
The palette contains the following shades: #01 Shining Night, #02 Shy Night, #03 Aurora Night, #04 Venice Night and #05 Fairy Night.
6. Peach C Eyeshadow Palette
This Korean makeup brand was launched by the Korean model Haneul. Peach C is especially famous for its matte lipsticks and eye shadows.
Peach C Soft Mood Eyeshadow Palette
The Soft Mood Palette contains 9 soft shades inspired by the Pantone color of 2019 “Living Coral”. The different shades are meant to be used together to create different looks.
Peach C Falling in Eyeshadow Palette
Another popular line of the Peach C is the Falling in Eyeshadow palettes. The palette comes in 3 different colours, namely Falling in Brown, Falling in Pink and Falling in Peach.
Frequently Asked Questions
The most popular Korean eyeshadow palettes are by the following brands: Etude House, 3CE, Innisfree, BT21, Coringco and Peach C.
The trend in Korea when it comes to eye shadow is to use soft colours like corals, light brown shades or pink to create a natural look.
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Written By Nahid Taheri