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Playing around with different eyeshadow colors and styles is a fun way to express yourself, but forking out $50.00 - $70.00 for a new palette can be a little overwhelming. Luckily, there are a number of drugstore brand eyeshadow palettes that are on-par, or sometimes better than the high-end options, for a fraction of the price. The only real difference between the $50.00 and the $8.00 palettes is packaging. High-end pallets are often heavy-duty with a clasp and a mirror – features you won’t always get with a cheaper option. Drugstore palettes have the quality shadows that expert makeup lovers appreciate, but often include instructions and brushes ideal for beginners to get the looks they want.

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