Makeup Revolution Deluxe Eyeshadow Palette – Review & Swatches!

I have to be quite honest with you. If this palette came in a different packaging I would probably not buy it. I mean, the whole Jewel Collection released by Makeup Revolution just before the Christmas holidays was all neutral palettes of different variations and I probably would not have given them a second look if it was not for the stunning frosted finish gold, silver and rose gold packaging. And I picked up all three palettes, solely for the packaging. I am that kind of nuts. Because honestly, I did not need three new neutral palettes. Collector at heart that’s the problem here.

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The packaging truly is beautiful though. The Deluxe palette has a rose gold cover with a frosted finish. You know, like ice crystals froze on it, not like frosted glass. It truly is so beautiful and looks far more expensive than the 10£ price tag. Inside you get a very nice mirror, and a black background where the names of each shadow is printed. No plastic sheet insert thank goodness! I mean who are able to keep those?

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The palette has eyeshadows with two different sizes. The first row is 6 big pans with the most incredible metallic foiled eyeshadows you can imagine. I have never, not ever, come across such rich, smooth and intense foiled eyeshadow at this price level. I mean, just look at the photo below. I swiped my finger once in the pan and ran my finger down my arm…..once. That’s some insane pigment right? I had a friend over a while back that swatched them as well and she seemed equally amazed. What sorcery is this Makeup Revolution? I am telling you right now, this palette is worth picking up just for that top row of 6 shades alone! These shadows are unmatched at the drugstore. I have never seen this formula from Makeup Revolution before, but they need to get busy and make some more!

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The two other rows are eyeshadows with smaller pans, with 7 in each row. These shadows are a mix of regular shimmer shadows, satins and two mattes. And here we encounter the first problem of the palette. I think two matted are a bit on the short side. Especially since they are both mid tones. I really miss a deepening shade since you have so many wonderful and rich foiled metallics. I am not one of those who think a palette should be mainly mattes, but I do like to get the basics covered. I also really think they could have put in some more useful shades in the middle. The whole middle row is basically three colors. In a palette like this you don’t need 5 light golden champagne tones shades. A few to highlight with would be enough. I think the palette would have a much better composition if at least four of these shades in the middle row was replaced. Imagine having a really dark matte brown, and a rich matte burgundy and maybe some more berry shades instead of 5 almost similar pale shimmer shades.

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These smaller shadows perform more like I am used to by Makeup Revolution. They totally work, but they are not amazing in any way. It’s the 6 foiled eyeshadows that make the whole palette.

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But even though I think they did a pretty lousy job composing this palette, and that the shimmers and mattes are as expected for the price; good and gets the job done, but lacks the wow factor. I still think the palette is worth picking up, I mean all the shades do work and you can for sure make pretty looks with them. But Those 6 foils are among the most incredible eyeshadows I have come across in a long time and I am so surprised! Why haven’t we seen something like these before? They are bomb!

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With that said, I do think out of the three palettes from the collection this is not the best choice. The two other palettes have the exact same formula, but with a better color composition with for instance more matte and less similarity between shades. In short words much better composed. I would absolutely recommend this palette for the formula of the foiled shades, but instead of picking up this one I would check out the sibling palettes like Opulent or Gilded instead of picking up Deluxe.

But those foils….you need them!

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Revolution Pro The Mascara Revolution – Review!

The first mascara to be released my Revolution and off course I got excited. I don’t turn down a cheap but good mascara, which is what I was hoping this one could be. On the other hand, being their first mascara I was not sure if they would do a good formula or if it would be a flop. No better way to learn than to just try. I think for 8£ trying is completely OK. I actually used to always buy high end mascaras because I was convinced that was my best option and well worth the investment, but after finding several great drugstore mascaras lately I have almost stopped buying high end mascaras. I mean I love Lancôme mascaras for instance, but I can get 4 good ones at the drugstore for the same price. I was excited to know if this could be a new cheap hit.

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The tube looks nice though. It’s that reflective rose gold fingerprinty look, and with just a different print on it it could look like a high-end product. It’s quite light weight though so it does not feel high-end. But it looks nice laying around in my makeup bag.

The mascara brush is quite large with short bristles and a curve. I found it quite easy to apply on my top lashes, but the wand is a bit big for my lower lashes and smaller eyes. It works just fine with if I just focus on the task, but I get major mascara-face-expressions (you all know what I mean) when trying to reach those bottom lashes without making a mess. It works fine, but it is on the bigger side just so you know.

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The formula is quite thick, almost moussey. I was happy to learn that it’s not one of those very watery mascaras because I never manage to apply those on my lashes without applying them at least a few more other places. This formula is easy to work with regarding not making a mess.

Since it is quite thick it also covers the lashes quite well. I was very happy with how my lashes looked with just one coat. They look both long and thick,, but not clumpy. A second layer would make them look quite full, a bit too full for my taste and edging getting a bit clumpy. Since I was happy with how my lashes look with just one coat, plenty of volume and length, then I didn’t feel I needed that second coat anyway. If thicker lashes are something you like then you can definitely get that with this one.

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It wears well too! I did not experience any smudging or flaking. Off course it’s not waterproof, which it does not claim to be, so after running in heavy rain with it I had a tiny bit of smearing. But overall it held up very nicely. One thing I do like with this is that the lashes stay soft. Even though it’s a quite thick formula it does not make my lashes feel crunchy. They stay soft even when the mascara has dried.

Overall I have to say I am impressed. I like the look, I like how it wears and I like the price.This one will be a repurchase for sure. It is actually not that far away from the L’Oreal Paradise Extatic mascara (Or Lash Paradise as it’s names in US) so if you like that one chances are that this one is worth a try as well!

What is your favorite drugstore mascara? Or do you prefer high-end?

XOXO

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Makeup Revolution Jewel Collection Eyeshadow Palette “Deluxe” – 4 Makeup Looks!

I have to be honest. I bought these palettes form the Jewel Collection released just before Christmas for the pretty packaging. All three of them! Makeup Revolution don’t have my favorite eyeshadow formula, but some of their palettes are still quite good, so I had hopes that these would not just look pretty on their own, but also work well. Without going in depth and spoiling the review, I can say so much that the top row of creamy, intense foiled shadows left me drooling. But more about that in the review. Here are the looks I did.

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  • Makeup Revolutino Jewel Collection Deluxe – Baby Face, All Night, Tactic, Storm, Chapter1, Finesse, Dodge.
  • Obsession Londons Love Every Shade Palette – Own.
  • Makeupgeek Cosmetics Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Maybelline Master Drama Kohl Pencil – Ultra Black.
  • Cartice Liquid Camouflage Concealer.
  • Revolution Pro Supreme Dip Liner – White.
  • Revolution Pro – The Mascara Revolution.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Huda Beauty Lashes – Carmen #9.
  • Nail art gems.

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  • Makeup Revolutino Jewel Collection Deluxe- All Night, Confident, Replay, Lusting, Finesse, Encounter, Date.
  • Obsession Londons Love Every Shade Palette – Own.
  • Makeupgeek Cosmetics Gel Liner – Immortal.
  • Maybelline Master Drama Kohl Pencil – Ultra Black.
  • Urban Decay 24/7 Glide on eye Pencil – Honey.
  • Catrice Liquid Camouflage Concealer.
  • Revolution Pro – The Mascara Revolution.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Huda Beauty Lashes – Carmen #9.

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  • Makeup Revolutio Jewel Collection Deluxe – Desire, Confident. Replay, Lusting, Supreme, Finesse.
  • Etude House Oh’M Eye Liquid Liner – Black,
  • H&M Colour Essence Eye Pencil – Panther.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Maybelline FitMe Concealer – 15.
  • HelloGregory Lashes – Athena.

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  • Makeup Revolutino Jewel Collection Deluxe Still, DM, To Die For, Chapter 1, Baby Face, Tactic.
  • Obsession London Love Every Shade Eyeshadow Palette – Own.
  • L’Oreal Unlimited Mascara.
  • Anastasia Dipbrow Pomade – Medium Brown.
  • Zoeva Brow Spectrum – Bro30.
  • Zoeva Graphic Brow Fix.
  • Maybelline Master Drama Kohl Pencil – Ultra Black.
  • Maybelline FitMe Concealer – 15.
  • HelloGregory Lashes – Athena.

 

Did you try out one of the palettes from the Jewel Collection?

As usual the review will be up on Wednesday, but in the mean time you can also check out my Instagram.

XOXO

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Makeup Favorites – January 2019

Time to make a summary about the makeup goodies I have loved and used enough to be able to put in this post. Only the product I really loved and used over and over again will be put in this post, and we got a nice selection of great makeup here that I am excited to share with you. Better late than never I guess, but here are my January faves!

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These palettes are no brainers! The Colourpop Fame palette is in my project pan and therefor also in my monthly makeup bag for both January and Fabruary. On first sight this may look like a boring old neutral palette, but I really like that you only have cool-tones and it’s perfect for everyday makeuplooks in winter! The quality is off course really really good too, and the palettes hold every single shade I need with plenty of transition shades, some deep mattes to put along the lash line or deepen the look, and some stunning shimmer shade to spice things up.

The Juvia’s Place Festival Palette also captured my heart. You probably all know how much I adore this brand and their eyeshadows and the quality of this is up to their usual high standard. I had so much fun playing around with this doing makeup looks for a future post, and the quality always makes the process of doing looks to such an effortless and joyful experience. Plus this palette has a bomb matte red!

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These have been my favorite complexion combo. The Eco Soul Real Fit Foudation looks so natural on the skin while still giving a good medium coverage. The shade is also perfect right now. My favorite way to use it has been with a couple of drops of the Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops in “Celestial” for that glow from within kind of look.

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I also got two blush favorites to talk about. Now that I don’t have a blush to work through in my project pan it really gives me time to play around and enjoy the number of blushes I already own. These two are fairly new because I got them both in December, but I have been reaching for these two so much. And I obviously have a thing for peach blushes right now! The Mary Kay Sheer Dimensions Powder in “Lace Coral” was a Christmas present, and it’s so pretty, both in the pan and on the cheeks. the Juvia’s Place Serafino blush is kind of similar in shade but a bit more intense and almost matte on the skin.

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And I just had to add a close up of the Mary Kay blush because of the beautiful print in the pan. I am not the only one with a weakness for pretty prints like this right? Almost hurt to dip my brush into it!

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The Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in “Lunch Money” have been in my collection for two years now, and has quite a nice pan by now. The famous “Flexitarian” has been with me a bit shorter, but they both have in common that I have been using them tons through January. I’ve always enjoyed the SSH formula, but it’s not untill recently that I have absolutely fallen in love with them! I used Lunch Money almost every single week day for my day time makeup looks, and for the evening and weekends Flexitarian was very much reached for. Both stunning highlighters but quite different. Lunch Money is perfect for a more subtle glow while Flexitarian is your trusted nighttime light beam!

When I haven’t been using the SSH from Colourpop this stunning Becca Ocean Jewels Highlighter Palette is what I have been using. Not only as a cheek highlighter, but I have been loving this as my browbone or inner corner highlighter as well! I think the formula in this palette is better than the usual Becca highlighter formula. It’s so intense and glowy!

Talking about Becca, this Sunrise Waves bronzer has been my go-to. Such a gorgeous glowy bronzer, and you even got some opal highlighter along the edge that can both be just a highlighter, or swirled into the product for an extra glowy bronze look.

And last but to least, I have been swooning over these Glitterally Obsessed glitter gels by Colourpop, and this color “Puffin” is the one I have been reaching for the most. I think the name is just adorable thing to but that may just be because I have been working a but with Puffins in the past. And the name just brings back fond memories of these parrots of the sea. The glitter in a gel format is also super handy. Goodbye glitter fallout!

What has been your favorite makeup item lately?

XOXO

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Trash Talk 2019 – Going Through My Beauty Empties #3

I feel like I am racing through products lately. And I guess I am. With moving coming up in a few months I am focusing more on just finishing a bunch of products so I don’t buy much new stuff and just stick to the same products without rotating too much. That also means things empty fast.

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This is the bunch I will be going through today!

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#21 – Avalon Organics Clarifying Shampoo: I really like this one. It was the one I was reaching for every time I felt like a hydrating shampoo would just not be good enough to clean my hair. You know the days when you probably had to use dry shampoo too many days in a row and you needed something to properly clean it out. It also left my hair very shiny and voluminous. The downside is that it’s not very moisturizing either and I found it necessary to put in a leave-in conditioner or something to not get too dry. This is also vegan and biodegradable.

#22 – Avalon Organics Clarifying Conditioner: I used this always paired with the shampoo, so I guess my experience with the shampoo is an experience of both the shampoo and conditioner combined.

#23 – Yes To Cucumber Gentle Milk Cleanser: This was OK. I could get through it without any issues, but it’s just not something special to me. I didn’t feel it was too cleansing either so maybe it was a bit too gentle for my taste. Will not repurchase.

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#24 – Holika Holika Petit BB Cream: This is a very cheap but still good BB Cream. It looks great on the skin when you first apply it, and wears good for around 4 hours. Now, natural skin-like BB Creams are not famous for being the most long lasting anyway. I may pick this one up again.

#25 The Ordinary High-Adherance Silicone Primer: Very affordable primer. I usually like The Ordinary products but this one did not do much for me. It did even out texture and pores a bit, but I think for instance the NYX Angel Veil does a very similar job just better. I won’t pick up this again, because even though it’s cheap I already know similar products that also are cheap but works better.

#26 The Ordinary Natural Moisturizing Factors + HA: This one on the other hand is great. I cheap and simple moisturizer that does the job. Nothing fancy, just simple,easy, and it works! I have already picked up a new one.

#27 L’Oreal Mega Volume Miss Hippie Mascara: At the beginning I did like this. It does give nice volume but I noticed that it wears of a bit too easy for my taste. After a day at work it almost looked like I was not wearing much. I could not see any smudging but ll the lift and volume was gone. I know there are better options out there.

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#28 Haus Of Gloi – Depravity: These are fantastic, and I brag about them in every other empties post. This is just one product I will always have around. This is one of the first scents I picked up when I made my first Haus of Gloi order maybe 7 years ago, and I still feel like I always need one of these in my bathroom. The scent is so unique. I can really smell the “Spilled wine” note.

#29 Wet N’Wild Photofocus Concealer: I really like the foundation in this series, but this one was just OK. It get’s the job done fairly well, but it was a bit lackluster compared to many of my favorites. Since I know so many great concealers I don’t really see myself picking up this again. It is very cheap though, and I did not think it was bad, so it’s not that I would not recommend it, it was just not my favorite.

#30 Yves-Rocher Raspberry Peppermint Body Lotion: This smells a lot like raspberry and not so much of peppermint, but it’s very fresh and summery. I prefer a slightly heavier lotion for day to day, but I really do like how these smell so I could see myself picking it up again.

So to make a summary of everything I go through in one year, I will add these to my list of empties in different categories:

  • Shampoo/Conditioner: 6.
  • Shower gel/butter/foam etc: 1.
  • Body Lotion/Butter: 8.
  • Body Scrub: 1.
  • Face Mask: 1.
  • Hair Mask: 2.
  • Face Care (cream/toner/oil/essence/serum etc): 4.
  • Mascara: 2.
  • Makeup Remover/Cleansing Balm: 1
  • Powder: 1.
  • Concealer: 1.
  • Foundation/BB Cream: 1.
  • Primer: 1.

I am slightly shocked that we are in the middle of February and I have already gone through a total of 6 bottles of shampoo/conditioner, but thinking about it I had a lot that was running low in the end of 2018.

What product do you go through fast? I think mine is body lotions but I will see in the end of the year what the summary say.

XOXO

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Colourpop X Disney It’s A Princess Thing Eyeshadow Palette – Swatch & Review!

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My childhood was Disney movies on repeat. Because we had one three tv channels and barely anything for kids so the same old VHS Disney movies were played over and over again. Internet did not exist, and I even remember when CD’s was a new thing. Needless to say, Disney is very nostalgic to me, because growing up with limited options those same old Disney movies were played over and over and over again. They were a big part of my childhood guilty pleasure entertainment. I guess what I am trying to say with these ramblings is that 1. I am old, and 2. Off Course I needed to pick up this palette.

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The design of the palette has 6 Disney Princesses on the front cover, but a much more grown-up and modern version. I kind of like that because if they had their classic movie appearance they would be a bit too childish I think. I think this design is easier for people who are also a bit older could enjoy without getting pre school lunch box vibes. Inside you get their “signature” in gold with black background, and the background behind the eyeshadows are the same gold finish as in the signatures.

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At first I would have thought the palette would be more true to the colors we see in the Disney Princess characters. I mean Belle could inspire for a bright yellow shade, and Jasmine could pull in some beautiful turquoise and so on, but the palette is surprisingly neutral.  You got soft pinks, browns and berries but not much representing for instance the colorful clothing of the Disney figures. I kind of thought the color story was a bit boring to be honest, but I quickly chanced my mind after using them a bit. Yes, there are mainly neutrals, but a nice and handy selection of them. But if you are looking for a silver you got a really really stunning one right here, the gold is gorgeous too, and the nice purple has a nice pop. The shades are also all different enough from each other when applied to the eyes. Colourpop rarely duplicate their own shade within a palette though.

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The composition is mostly their shimmer/metallic formula that I just love! Those shades so rich, smooth and pigmented it makes me happy to swatch and apply them. Then you have four mattes, and in the beginning I was a bit disappointing because they are all fairly light, and I immediately thought I would miss a deeper shade. It turns out though that both “Beast” and “Midnight Curfew”, which are matte bases with flecks of glitter, behave just like a matte on the eye, giving you a dark brown matte and a black matte to work with. I am as always puzzled by why they put these glitter flecks in some shades. Sure, it looks pretty in the pan, but when all the glitter flies away when blending (ending up who knows where) and you are left with a matte eyeshadow on the lid then why can’t it be a matte in the first place. That will never stop annoying me.

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The four regular mattes behave just like Colourpops usual regular mattes do.  They are blendable, pigmented and smooth. Really easy to work with. Although, my favorite formula from the brand are their metallics, their mattes are really really good too! The last shade is “Triton” a satin shade. That also works just fine, but I am actually kind of an all or nothing kind of person. be matte or be metallic, satins are not that exciting. This one is so subtle with the satin shine that you can just use it as a matte.

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The overall quality of the shadows are great. I did not face any problems with them, and they work just as I have learnt to expect from Colourpop eyeshadows. The palette is obviously a neutral palette, but it turned out to be a bit more interesting than I expected. You can easily go very dramatic with this palette if that is what you want instead of a neutral look, which you can off course do as well. It’s quite versatile, and even though it struck me as a tad boring to begin with I have totally changed my mind. I adore it!

XOXO

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My Makeup Collection 2019 – Small Eyeshadow Palettes!

I did this blog series in 2018 and it seemed to be very popular. Basically I just go through my collection part by part and show pictures about every single item in each category. The reason for this is not to show of my makeup to brag about how much I have. I just love looking at peoples collections in YouTube videos and blogs and I surely cannot be the only one. Collection videos and declutter videos are among my favorites to watch. Besides now that already done it one previous year I can compare to the year before and see how much my collection has grown or been reduced in each category.

Today it’s all about eyeshadow palettes, but in order not to make this post a mile long I have divided them into big and small eyeshadow palettes, which is less than 10 shades. The rest of them will be in another post. So, here are my tiny eyeshadow palette collection!

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  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Ador.
  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Trimony.
  • The Balm Meet Matt(e) Nude

Trimony is the open one because that one is my favorite. These are nice all matte palettes with all neutral tones.

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Then are some older limited edition Kiko Milano palettes I got on holiday in Italy probably 6 or 7 year ago (yay for sanitizing spray) and some NYX Quads I totally forgot I had!

  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 02 Street Taupe Variation.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 03 Bright Night Lights.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – 04 Rainy Smoky Shades.
  • NYX Full Throttle Eyeshadow Palette – Take Over Control.
  • Kiko Color Impact Eyeshadow Palette – Lounge Warm Tones.
  • NYX Full Throttle Eyeshadow Palette – Stunner.

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And some more quads, among them my only eyeshadows from The Body Shop. The rest are limited edition Kiko Milano Quads.

  • Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 02 Luxurious Golds and Plum.
  • The Body Shop Eyeshadow Palette – Swinging Silver.
  • Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 08 Voluptous Violet.
  • Kiko Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 101.
  • Kiko Color Seduction Eyeshadow Palette – 05 Astonishing Emerald.
  • Kiko Color Fever Eyeshadow Palette – 100.

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Do you guys remember these old Urban Decay palettes? I remember I used to collect them during the last year of my bachelor degree. That’s a long time ago! These are not used much, but I can’t part with them! I was so proud of these cool little palette because I was just starting to grow my high-end collection and I could not afford much at the time, so my collection grew very slow and these palettes were highly treasured. They bring back so many memories now!

  • Urban Decay – The Fun Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Dangerous Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Feminine Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Black Palette.
  • Urban Decay – The Vegan Palette.
  • Urban Decay – Deluxe Shadow Box.

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And here is another nice mix of older palettes. The one from Dior I just had to keep closed because the packaging is so beautiful. The inside is just one pink and one white shade in addition to a lip color, but I got this for Christmas when I was 15 years old by my granddad that passed away a few months ago. So I am never getting rid of that even though it is 15+my age old (which is way to old for makeup).

  • Tarina Tarantino Sparklicity Gold Palette.
  • Clarins Eye Quartet Mineral Eye Palette Long-Lasting – Rosewood.
  • Tarina Tarantino Jewel Eyeshadow Palette – Wonderful.
  • MAC 6 Twists of  Tartan Eye Shadows.
  • Dior Me Dior Me Not Lip & Eye Color Palette.
  • YSL Bayadere Style Eye Shadow.
  • Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Color Eyeshadow Palette – Stylish Move.
  • Dior 5 Couleurs Couture Color Eyeshadow Palette – Blue Lagoon.

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These are my Estee Lauder eyeshadows. These are also quite old. I used to wear those quads all the time during my master thesis. I am so close to hitting pan some of them actually. I do pick these up from time to time and wear them for good times sake.

  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Blue Dahlia.
  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Violet Underground.
  • Estee Lauder Five Color Eyeshadow Palette – Surreal Violet.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad – Black Smoke.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad- Berry Quartz.
  • Estee Lauder Signature Quad – Amber Honey.

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And some more fancy old palettes!

  • Chanel Les 4 Ombres – 41 Facination.
  • YSL 5 Colour Harmony For Eyes – WOIA.
  • Guerlain Ecrin 6 Couleurs – Champs-Elysees.
  • NARS Day And Night Palette.
  • NARS Ride Up To The Moon.
  • Chanel Les 4 Ombres – 14 Mystic Eyes.

I actually had the NARS Ride Up To The Moon in my monthly makeup bag in the end of 2018. I actually really love the quality.

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I ran out of logical ways to compose some of these palettes so here you get a very random mix in one picture.

  • Urban Decay Skull Shadow Box.
  • Urban Decay – The Theodora Palette.
  • Clinique Colour Surge Eye Shadow Eyes To Go.
  • Too Faced Candy Bar – Thin Mints.
  • Sugarpill Burning Hearts Quad.

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I figured with this Too Faced palettes it was almost better to show the outside (they are mostly neutral anyway). These are all in the old cardboard packaging like they used to do them in the old days. It’s the same thing with these as with the old Urban Decay palettes. I started collecting them during my bachelor degree, so these are getting pretty old.

  • Too Faced Summer Eye.
  • Too Faced Romantic Eye.
  • Too Faced Smoky Eye.
  • Too Faced Naked Eye.
  • Too Faced Natural Eye,
  • Too Faced Matte Eye.

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I am usually more drawn to bigger palettes than smaller. The typical size I prefer is between 12-16 shades. So I don’t pick up these smaller ones too often, but I got a few during last year.

  • Huda Beauty Emerald Obsessions.
  • Obsession London – Love.Every.Shade Palette.
  • Obsession London – If In Doubt Be A Unicorn.

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And finally, my smaller Colourpop palettes, which was also new since I did this post last year!

  • Colourpop – Brown Sugar.
  • Colourpop – Sol.
  • Colourpop – Oh La La.
  • Colourpop – Lit.
  • Colourpop – Mar.
  • Colourpop – Wet.

Last year I did a similar post as I mentioned, but I did not add all the palettes that I did now. I just made a post with small palettes but I only counted those who had 3-6 shades. You can read the post here. That means that comparing numbers is a bit meaningless since I do it a bit different this year by putting every palette with less than 10 shades in this category. The total count of small palettes is 61. Luckily my memory is not that bad so I know that 9 of these palettes are new this year, meaning I went from 52 small eyeshadow palettes in 2018 to 61 in 2019.

That is quite some growth, although my eyeshadow collection is the one that is increasing the most, and all palettes I picked up since last count are all cheap.

I always tend to be more interested in a little bit bigger palettes. Between 12 and 16 shades are perfect, so I don’t really pick up smaller palettes that often, although I am sure I will pick up almost everything Colourpop release also in 2019. Besides I am considering another one of those Huda palettes.

In your opinion, what is the perfect size of a palette?

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