Arguably you shouldn't pay attention to the way a makeup is packaged--it's all about how it looks on you, right? We all know (and so do cosmetics companies) that subconsciously we're drawn to the most
Chantecaille: This brand has been bringing awareness to endangered animals and environments for many seasons now with its beautifully rendered compacts. (
Nars: This "Hanamichi Kabuki" Eye Shadow palette is part of the brand's beautiful Japanese-themed Kabuki collection. (
Dior: This limited edition Lady Dior Palette was inspired by the bag of the same name. Good luck finding one, though--it was released in a limited edition as part of Dior's spring/summer 2011 collection. We found one for $199 on eBay.
Revlon: These palettes come in a huge range of colors and best of all? They look like cable knit sweaters. (
Chanel: This Lumiere Sculptée highlighting powder is super chic. Can't afford a
Guerlain: This eye shadow quad was a summer offering, but it's still available and the colors are perfect for fall/winter. (
Lancome: Can't make it to Paris? That's ok--swipe a little bit of the Eiffel Tower all over your cheekbones with this Maison Lancome powder blush. (Nordstrom, $40)