5 Foolproof Shadow Palettes for Spring

Taking the guesswork out of eye shadow application, these palettes all come with step-by-step instructions so you know exactly where each shade goes. Think of it as paint by numbers for your makeup!

1. Almay

Almay

This palette takes the guesswork out of a smoky eye. Choose one of the four kits, and then follow the diagram that tells you exactly where each shade goes.

$7.50, almay.com


2. Clinique

Clinique

The numbered photo makes application super-easy. Use all four shadows for a dramatic nighttime look or just one shade for a softer daytime look.

$28, Sephora.com


3. Revlon

Revlon

Complete with a primer and shimmer top coat, this collection of eight vibrant palettes will get you party-ready in no time.

$10, Revlon.com


4. Maybelline

Maybelline

Easy-to-follow instructions make using this shadow quad easy. With fifteen palettes to choose from, your spring eye makeup will be anything but boring.

$10, Maybelline.com


5. Physicians Formula

Physicians Formula

Choose a palette according to your eye color—brown, hazel, blue or green—for your most flattering color combination.

$12, physicansformula.com