Makeup Junkie The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25  

Jessica L. Yarbrough
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Admit it: every time you hand over your credit card info to purchase the new, must-have palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills or Urban Decay, you cringe just a tiny bit. Sure, the shadows are worth it – but seriously, a palette habit can get expensive!

But it doesn’t have to be that way. In fact, some of the best palettes out there come from budget eyeshadow brands. This list covers the best drugstore eyeshadow palettes of all time, plus a few can’t-miss deals, to keep your palette game strong (and your bank account full).

Scroll through the best cheap eyeshadow palettes available right now, and vote up the top budget friendly eyeshadow you can't wait to add to your collection – no guilt necessary. 

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Bold Obsessions Palette By Mil... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25
Photo: Milani Cosmetics

If the intense matte and metallic shadows weren't enough to convince you that you need this palette in your life, maybe the five-star reviews will: "SUPER pigmented and totally wearable colors. I was also really surprised by the packaging and how beautiful it was," says a fan. It's $20 at Milani.

Get The Look Palette By Pixi B... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25
Photo: Target

With shades that range from "Good Morning" to "Night Night," this palette is basically a one-stop shop for transitioning your makeup from the office to after-hours. It's available for $24.

Color Icon 10 Pan Palette In N... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25
Photo:  Amazon

This is not a drill: this palette from Wet n Wild is seriously under $5! Get in on the 10 Pan Palette action on Amazon for just $4.99.

Chromatic Palette By e.l.f. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25
Photo:  e.l.f. Cosmetics

As if the seven incredible colors (in finishes that range from matte to metallic) weren't enough, these shadows from e.l.f. are enriched with vitamin E and jojoba oil to nourish the skin as they wear. Yes, please! It costs just $12, too.