The Best Eyeshadow Palettes Under $25

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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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  • 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.

  • Color Icon 10 Pan Palette In Not A Basic Peach By Wet N Wild
    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.

  • Get The Look Palette By Pixi By Petra
    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.

  • 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.

  • Galaxy Chic Palette By BH Cosmetics
    Photo: Amazon

    The Galaxy Chic Palette from BH Cosmetics squeaks into the under-$25 category with just a few dollars to spare. It includes 18 shadow shades inspired by the Milky Way so you can create "out of this world" eye makeup! Pick it up on Amazon for $22.98.

  • The City Mini Palette By Maybelline
    Photo: Amazon

    The super-saturated pigments in this six-shade palette deliver high-intensity, long-lasting color in a range of versatile shades – for just $6.79 on Amazon. Yup, it's a must-have.