Sneak Peek: Laura Mercier Art of Colour Eye & Cheek Palette Photos & Swatches

If you follow me on Instagram, you may have seen my haul of Nordstrom Anniversary Sale beauty exclusives, which I photographed for the most part, but I still have a whole palette to swatch and then almost all of it still to test, so it’s going to be a bit. That leads me to: sneak peeks! The first I have ready to share with you is Laura Mercier Art of Colour Eye & Cheek Palette ($79.00), which includes eight eyeshadows and one blush, plus a mascara. I wish they had skipped the mascara and gone with a lower price.

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Laura Mercier Art of Colour Eye & Cheek Palette

Laura Mercier Indiscretion Face Illuminator

Laura Mercier Indiscretion Face Illuminator ($42.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a light-medium, gold-shimmered rosy copper with warm undertones and a frosted, luminous sheen. Becca Rose Gold (P, $41.00) is less shimmery, darker. Colour Pop Butterfly Beach (P, $8.00) is more shimmery, lighter. Laura Geller Ballerina (P, $24.00) is warmer. Becca Blushed Copper (LE, $38.00) is darker. Laura Mercier Spellbound (LE, $42.00) is . Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is less shimmery, lighter. Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker. MAC Cheeky Bronze (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer, lower quality. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

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Laura Mercier Indiscretion Face Illuminator
Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Indiscretion
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
92%

Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette for Eyes (Holiday 2013 Edition) Back…

Laura Mercier Artist's Palette for Eyes
Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette for Eyes

Laura Mercier Artist’s Palette for Eyes ($55.00 for 0.36 oz.) seems to have been re-released! I reviewed this here (November 2013), and it was one of the better-selling holiday palettes. Thought I would pass it along that it appears to be back at Sephora with the same packaging and shade range according to the image and accompanying description! (It looked familiar, but I was hoping it was totally new!)

Laura Mercier Watercolour Mist Eye & Cheek Palette

Laura Mercier Watercolour Mist Eye & Cheek Palette ($58.00 for 0.332 oz.) contains six eyeshadows and two cheek colors. Everything about this palette was a disappointment. It’s a bit like wearing a bunch of faded, barely-there eyeshadows that just make your natural lid look muddied, dreary, and powdery. Both cheek colors were stiff and required a spatula to scrape off color to get anything to show up in a swatch, but I couldn’t get either to visibly appear on my cheeks. The eyeshadows are very soft and powdery, and unfortunately, most of them blend away to poor versions of themselves in practice. I was a bit surprised, because it swatched better than anticipated, but it was a mess trying to use this. The only way to salvage it would be use to a white, tacky/creamy base. The only nice thing about this is the packaging, which has “water’ droplets on the exterior (exactly like MAC’s Alluring Aquatic collection).

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Laura Mercier Watercolour Mist Eye & Cheek Palette
Laura Mercier Eye & Cheek Palette Watercolour Mist
F
Product
5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
5
Longevity
4.5
Application
3
Total
53%
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Laura Mercier Watercolor Mist Eye & Cheek Palette for Spring 2015

Laura Mercier Watercolor Mist Eye & Cheek Palette
Laura Mercier Watercolor Mist Eye & Cheek Palette

Watercolor Mist Eye & Cheek Palette ($58.00) (Limited Edition)

Decorate the eye with sateen watercolor-like finishes with a flush of color to the cheeks. Calm, serenity, balance- let them surround you. The mood is quiet and relaxed. The look is effortless and discrete.

  • Mist
  • Fog
  • Storm
  • Sunset (Cheek Color)
  • Earth (Cheek Color)
  • Wind
  • Purple Rain
  • Cloud

Availability: Macy’s, Saks

New! Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette

Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette
Laura Mercier Flawless Contouring Palette

Flawless Contouring Palette ($50.00) (New, Permanent)

Through her artisan lens, developed over years of working as a professional makeup artist, Laura has carefully chosen these neutral shades in a darker range that help sculpt the face. The key to everyday contouring is to be discrete. Laura’s Contouring Palette is designed to define and highlight your features with five delicate, but buildable crèmes. The extraordinary formula is more blendable than typical contouring powders, allowing for a natural, flawless, fool-proof application every time.

  • 0.17 oz Contour #1
  • 4 x 0.1 oz Contour in Medium #2, Deep #3, Highlight #1, and Highlight #2

Availability: Exclusively at Sephora