Something about a fiery summer sunset makes one want to pick up a brush and paint saturated skyscapes onto canvas their lids. The golden hour has inspired many an artist and makeup artist, hence the universal obsession with orange eyeshadow palettes. Five of the best, ahead.
Chili peppers, pyrotechnics, and citrusy fruits have all been muses for warm-hued palettes like the cult-favorite Heat iteration of Urban Decay's Naked Palette and a few celebrity-designed versions (looking at you Fenty, KKW Beauty) as well. While not necessarily what you would call an everyday color, orange eyeshadows get enough wear to rack up thousands — in some cases, hundreds of thousands — of Sephora "loves." They're also surprisingly perennial.
A tangerine lid may symbolize a tequila-spiked paloma in the summertime while a copper shade during fall may remind you of a pumpkin-spiced latte instead. A soft coral is totally on par with spring's pastel aesthetic while winter holiday parties almost always call for bronze or gold.
All are covered in the widely loved and highly rated orange eyeshadow palettes to follow.
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