Makeup Pros Share Their Favorite Palettes

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Describing makeup as legendary can feel hyperbolic to those not in the sparkly trenches of the beauty-product world—but even if you're not familiar with the latest and greatest in-color cosmetics, you've probably heard of Urban Decay's Naked Palette. If anything deserves to be called legendary, it's this nude-based eye-shadow collection, which just about breaks the Internet with every new iteration the brand announces. But it hasn't been around forever: Before Naked and its subsequent sister palettes, professional makeup artists were stocking their kits with multi-colored compacts they'd come to rely on and swear by. So, curious as to what a world beyond our go-to rose gold and taupe shimmery hues involves, we polled some of our favorite makeup artists about the palettes they rely on. Click through to see their must-haves.