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Considering how consistently she serves up stunning make-up inspiration on the red carpet, on Instagram and via her YouTube channel, it was really no surprise that actress Shay Mitchell was picked to create a make-up collection with cult Cosmetics brand, Smashbox. Now after moths of buzz, the ‘Cover Shots: Eye Palettes’ collaboration is finally available to buy in Australia, and it was worth the wait.

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Consisting of seven variations the shade range is stunning – from bold colour pops and ethereal pinks to everyday neutrals and nighttime smoky tones – while the matte-to-metallic finishes all pack some serious pay-off punch. However what really makes these palettes total champions is how compact they are – they each house eight shades in a light, but sturdy case that’s only a touch bigger than an iPhone. 

Shay Mitchell with make-up artist, Patrick Ta
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Since their launch, the Pretty Little Liars showed off her make-up artistry skills in a how-to tutorial posted on her YouTube channel. Using the palettes on her best friend, Sammy, the actress is brimming with tips and tricks that she likely picked up from her own go-to make-up man, Patrick Ta. From using her pinky finger to create the perfect winged shadow shape, to the importance of blending, watch Mitchell tutorial before taking a tour of the palettes below. 


SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Metallic, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Matte, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Ablaze, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Golden Hour, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Smokey, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Softlight, $41. SHOP NOW

SMASHBOX, Cover Shot Eye Palette in Bold, $41. SHOP NOW