1. Hip to Be Square
For the perfect touch-up on the go. Bobbi Brown Empty 4 Pan Palette, $10, eyeshadows and blushes, $20 to $22 each.
2. Natural Beauty
The magnets securing the palette and the mirror are lead-free. Aveda Envirometal Compact Professional, $25, eye- and cheekcolors, $12 to $20.50 each.
3. Nothin' but Double
This lacquered, bi-level case offers twice the allure. Trish McEvoy Large Double-Decker Compact, $25, eye- and cheekcolors, $16 to $38 each.
4. Million-Color Baby
A set with millions of possible combos. Mary Kay Compact, $18, eye- and cheekcolors, powders, and lipsticks, $6.50 to $16 each.
5. Slim Shady
A model-skinny compact, favored by the pros. MAC Pro Palette/X4 Eye Shadow quad, $3.50, refill pans, $10.50 each.
6. The Mixologist
With 70 shades, an intoxicating choice! Prescriptives Colorscope Large Compact, $6.50, eye- and cheekcolors, $14 to $17.50 each.
7. Eye Candy
With 21 silk powder-enhanced shades. Mark Snap To It Custom Palette in Mezzo, $6, I-Mark Custom Pick Eye Shadows, $4 each.