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Sephora Sunbleached Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette

Sephora Sunbleached Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette
Sephora Sunbleached Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette

Sephora Sunbleached Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette ($32.00 for 0.395 oz.) includes ten eyeshadows, with two being oversized. I liked the palette overall; it’s not the best palette of all-time, but it’s decent to good. It runs light to mid-tone with only one truly dark/contrasting shade, so it is likely a better fit for those who like their colors softer. A good primer should fix the majority of pigmentation issues that I saw. Three of the shades (Secret Boudoir, Desert Rose, and Walking in the Sand) are part of the permanent range, while the remaining seven are new–and as a nice touch, they’re actually indicated as bestsellers right on the back, which just seems so nice for transparency’s sake.

Sephora’s Colorful Eyeshadow formula is supposed to “provide superior color, coverage, and long-lasting wear (up to 10 hours)” and be “exceptionally easy to apply.” I quite like the Colorful Eyeshadow formula (not every shade is a winner, of course!), but they tend to be nicely pigmented, blendable, and long-wearing.

Secret Boudoir is a light beige with warm, peachy undertones and a satin-matte finish. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable consistency that was just a smidgen powdery. The color lasted for nine hours on me. Kat Von D Countess (LE, ) is darker. Tarte Sand Out from the Crowd (LE, ) is less shimmery. Anastasia Vanilla (P, $12.00) is lighter. Too Faced Dream On (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, brighter. Too Faced Heaven (P, $16.00) is less shimmery. MAC Her Mistress (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter. Tarte Just Malt Away (LE, ) is darker. Kat Von D Damned (LE, ) is less shimmery. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #4 (P, ) is lighter. Hourglass Obscura #1 (P, ) is warmer. Hourglass Monochrome #1 (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter. Kat Von D Laetus (P, ) is more muted. Tarte Summer Breeze (LE, ) is warmer. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer #1 (P, ) is warmer. Viseart Sable (P, ) is less shimmery, darker. First 15 dupes listed, see more: See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Swell is a purply-taupe with a warmer undertone and soft, frosted finish. It had semi-opaque coverage with a drier consistency that made it harder to adhere to bare skin. Over some sort of base or primer, I think it would be more buildable. It lasted for seven hours on me. Bobbi Brown Rockstar (LE, $22.00) is lighter. Giorgio Armani Shimmer Greige (LE, ) is darker, warmer. MAC Satin Taupe (P, $16.00) is darker. MAC Dangerous Cuvee (P, $18.50) is more shimmery, darker. Urban Decay Midnight Rodeo (P, $18.00) is darker, warmer. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Starlet #1 (P, ) is more shimmery. MAC Phresh Out #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker. Bobbi Brown Smokey Grey (LE, $21.00) is darker. Laura Mercier Violet Steel (LE, $23.00) is darker, cooler. MAC Ebony Blend #3 (LE, ) is darker. Chanel Tisse Gabrielle #3 (P, ) is more shimmery, darker. MAC Fall in Lust (LE, $16.00) is warmer. Maybelline Black Orchid (130) (LE, $6.99) is more shimmery, darker. Tarte Up Too Slate (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer. Rouge Bunny Rouge Eclipse Eagle (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Latergram is a light-medium, tangerine orange with warm, yellow undertones and a gold, frosted sheen. It had decent pigmentation, but there was some translucency there. The texture was smooth and blendable on the skin, while it wore well for eight and a half hours on me. Giorgio Armani Organica (Right) (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker. NARS St-Paul-de-Vence (Left) (LE, $24.00) is darker, more muted. Kat Von D Platonic (LE, ) is darker. Too Faced XOXO (P, ) is less shimmery. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Desert Rose is a light peach with a satin finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, silky consistency that was easy to work with. The color started to fade after eight and a half hours of wear. bareMinerals Peace (P, ) is darker. bareMinerals Empress (LE, ) is darker. Too Faced Bubbly (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

#tbt is a dark, chocolaty brown with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. The texture was on the powdery side, which made it harder to get intense color out of it as it would sheer out on the skin. It remained fairly blendable, so that was an upside, as sometimes the more powdery, darker shades can turn patchy during application. It wore well for eight hours on me. MAC Cross-Cultural (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler. MAC Swiss Chocolate (P, $16.00) is warmer. bareMinerals Get Ahead (LE, ) is . Chanel Charming #4 (LE, ) is darker. Tarina Tarantino Delightful #5 (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter. Kat Von D Shadow Box (P, ) is darker. Tarte Powerful (LE, ) is less shimmery. MAC Brown Down (P, $16.00) is darker. Inglot #327 (P, $6.00) is warmer. Tarte Picnic Basket (LE, ) is lighter, warmer. MAC Choco Cake (LE, $16.00) is lighter. Kat Von D Leather (LE, ) is lighter, warmer. Anastasia Chocolate (P, $12.00) is darker. Becca Ombre Nudes #5 (P, ) is darker. LORAC Corduroy (P, ) is lighter. First 15 dupes listed, see more: See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Whitewashed is a pale, buttery yellow with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a soft, silky texture that was a smidgen powdery but didn’t look dry applied. It wore well for eight hours on me. Divergent Altruistic Almond (LE, ) is darker. Kat Von D Entomology (P, ) is darker. Make Up For Ever M510 Vanilla (P, $21.00) is darker. Kat Von D Damned (LE, ) is more shimmery. Tarte Breakfast in Bed (LE, ) is darker. Too Faced Dream On (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter. Too Faced Dream On (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter. Tarte Free Spirit (LE, ) is . LORAC Undressed (P, ) is warmer. Colour Pop One & Done (LE, $5.00) is lighter. Tarte Summer Breeze (LE, ) is lighter. Anastasia Buttery (LE, $12.00) is lighter. Buxom Mix & Mingle (P, $12.00) is . Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer #1 (P, ) is brighter. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Swan Song is a brightened, pink-tinted white with cooler undertones and a matte finish. This type of shade will likely work better for fairer skin tones, as it does look chalky on me (it is, even in the pan, the color of chalk really, so it’s not a surprise), but for those with darker skin tones, it mixes well with the other mattes and satins in the palette to lighten colors. The texture was silky but a smidgen powdery in the pan. It lasted for eight and a half hours before fading. LORAC White (P, ) is lighter. Wet ‘n’ Wild Three’s a Party #1 (LE, $2.29) is warmer. Too Faced Jingle All the Way Eyeshadow #10 (LE, $16.00) is darker. bareMinerals Aaah (LE, ) is darker. Make Up For Ever M126 Chalk (P, $21.00) is cooler. Kat Von D Banshee (LE, ) is brighter. Kat Von D Liberatus (P, ) is warmer. Viseart Cool Matte #1 (P, ) is lighter. Viseart Bright Editorial #1 (P, ) is cooler. LORAC Linen (P, ) is lighter. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Walking in the Sand is a light-medium, yellowed peach with a mostly matte finish. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that was a little firmer compared to other shades in the palette. This shade wore well for eight and a half hours on me. Kat Von D Vespertine (P, ) is less shimmery, darker. bareMinerals Natural (LE, ) is less shimmery. LORAC Fawn (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker. Tarte Barefoot in the Grass (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker. Becca Ombre Nudes #1 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker. Too Faced Lace Teddy (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker. bareMinerals Empress (LE, ) is more shimmery. Inglot #330 (P, $6.00) is lighter. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Selfie is a softened, light-medium golden brown with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had nice pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and easily blended consistency that lasted for nine hours. Too Faced Y’all (P, $16.00) is lighter. LORAC Unattainable (P, ) is more shimmery, darker. Make Up For Ever I538 Pearly Gray Beige (P, $21.00) is darker, more muted. Stila Peace (P, ) is darker. Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown (P, $21.00) is darker. Dior Ambre Nuit #2 (LE, ) is more muted. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Sandy Toes is a muted, peach-pink with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The texture was firmer and a little drier, but it wasn’t too hard to get semi-opaque coverage out of it, though it was buildable to fairly opaque pigmentation in two layers. The color lasted for eight hours on me. Tarina Tarantino Tiny Pansie (LE, ) is darker, cooler. Kat Von D Killing Jar (P, ) is darker. Make Up For Ever I520 Pinky Sand (P, $21.00) is lighter. Hello Kitty Apple Pie (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter. Hourglass Monochrome #2 (P, ) is darker. Tom Ford Beauty In the Pink #2 (LE, ) is darker. Dior Chimere (821) (P, $31.00) is more shimmery, darker. Lancome My French #5 (LE, ) is more shimmery. Becca Ombre Rouge #2 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker. Viseart Pont des Arts (P, ) is lighter, warmer. Smashbox Posh (P, ) is more shimmery, darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

Sephora Sunbleached Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette

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8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Secret Boudoir
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Sandy Toes
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Swell
Swell
Swell
6.5
Product
7
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
72%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Latergram
Latergram
Latergram
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Desert Rose
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow #tbt
#tbt
#tbt
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
8
Application
80%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Whitewashed
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Swan Song
Swan Song
Swan Song
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Walking in the Sand
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Selfie
Selfie
Selfie
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

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Sephora Tranquil (26) Colorful Contour

Sephora Tranquil (26) Colorful Blush (Contour)
Sephora Tranquil (26) Colorful Blush (Contour)

Sephora Tranquil (26) Colorful Blush (Contour) ($15.00 for 0.12 oz.) is described as a “contour.” It’s a muted, medium-dark taupe with very subtle warm undertones. Smashbox Contour (P, ) is lighter, warmer. NYX Taupe (P, $6.50) is warmer. Kat Von D Sombre (P, ) is lighter, warmer. Inglot #504 (P, $15.00) is lighter. NYX Taupe (P, $5.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer. Chanel Notorious (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery, darker. See comparison swatches / compare dupes side-by-side.

The Colorful Blush formula is supposed to be long-wearing, buildable, and have a lightweight texture. My experience with the formula has shown that they’re soft, lightly powdery at times (some are worse than others) with semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage that blends fairly well and lasts seven to eight hours. There is some variance between shades, but there are some gems in the range. The color of Tranquil makes it more unique, but the texture is very powdery, so it has a lot of excess product that gets all over the pan and may look powdery on drier skin types. It blended out decently, though I was surprised it didn’t blend out more readily given the texture. On me, the color lasted for seven hours before fading.

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Sephora Colorful Blush Tranquil (26)
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
76%
Total

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Sephora Still Life Alchemy Collection

Sephora Still Life Alchemy Collection
Sephora Still Life Alchemy Collection

Still Life Alchemy Alchemy Skinny Wrap Set ($39.00) (Limited Edition)

This update to the bestselling, travel-friendly Skinny Brush Wrap set features oxblood red brushes paired with a limited-edition floral printed pouch. Keep your brushes by your side with this sleek and portable set perfect for travel. The compact case protects the integrity of the bristles and makes sure midday touch-ups are quick and easy.

Gold Edged Brush Set ($52.00) (Limited Edition)

This complete set comes with everything needed for a flawless makeup application in a beautiful vegan pouch. The high-quality brushes create the perfect pick up, allowing for effortless makeup application. The limited-edition pouch in oxblood red has beautiful gold details and is perfectly sized to hold all beauty essentials while remaining compact enough for travel. The brush handles feature Sephora’s Still Life Alchemy Alchemy print.

Call of the Wild PRO Airbrush #55 ($34.00) (Limited Edition)

Achieve your ideal look with this brush specially designed to create a smooth, natural-makeup finish. The synthetic bristles ensure smooth, streak-free application and optimal payoff with all of your favorite liquid, cream, and powder formulas. The rounded shape and longer bristles flex with the skin and produce beautiful, airbrushed results.

Compact Mirror ($12.00) (Limited Edition)

This slim, perfectly-sized compact features two mirrors: one side has a 2x magnification mirror for close-ups, while the other provides a standard true-to-life image. Both are housed in a high-quality, travel-friendly case that fits easily into a bag or pocket. This mirror is available in the bold, floral Still Life Alchemy Alchemy print or in classic black.

Still Life Alchemy Alchemy Traincase ($110.00) (Limited Edition)

Have fun getting organized with this durable train case that can be used to store all of your beauty essentials. The case features 16 adjustable compartments to store products of varying size. A two-tier stacking tray on each side allows plenty of room to store your favorite items. The case also features security locks professional-grade construction. The outside is coated in durable textured fabric-like material with a bold floral design. A shoulder strap is included for easy carrying.

The Vacationer in Still Life Alchemy Alchemy ($42.00) (Limited Edition)

Have a stress-free vacation with this versatile, zippered case complete with labeled compartments for ideal storage. The brush holder protects the integrity of your favorite bristles and the net pocket keeps essentials organized, yet easily accessible. The quilted, pleather tote is water-proof and promises to keep your makeup, hair, and nail favorites safe and secure. The Still Life Alchemy Alchemy edition features a glossy exterior in oxblood red and a bold floral print interior.

The Voyager in Still Life Alchemy Alchemy ($28.00) (Limited Edition)

Show off and store your makeup and beauty essentials in this luxe, everyday cosmetic bag with a sturdy frame. Its simple design allows for better visibility of the contents. The Still Life Alchemy Alchemy edition features a glossy exterior in oxblood red and a bold floral print interior.

The Escapader in Still Life Alchemy Alchemy ($18.00) (Limited Edition)

Escape for an adventure with this versatile zippered pouch that easily fits into your purse or carry-on. The quilted, pleather tote is waterproof and promises to keep your makeup, hair, or nail essentials safe and secure. The Still Life Alchemy Alchemy edition features a glossy exterior in oxblood red and a bold floral print interior.

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Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gels Shade Extensions for July 2015

Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gels (New Shades)
Sephora Ultra Shine Lip Gels (New Shades)

Ultra Shine Lip Gel ($14.00) (Shade Extensions)

Ultra Shine Lip Gel transforms lips with a gel-effect formula for a light-reflecting, plumped shine. Its ultra-light, sensorial texture is also hydrating.

  • Cappuccino (02)
  • Nude Alert (08)
  • Cherry Blossom (11)
  • Peek-a-boo (13)
  • Pink Dahlia (14)
  • Plum Fiction (19)
  • Pomegranate Delirium (20) (Not Pictured)
  • Happy Sunrise (25)
  • Candy Apple (28)
  • Gorgeous Red (29)
  • Lady Luck (30)
  • Fig Jam (31)
  • Starlight (32)
  • Poppy Field (33)

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Sneak Peek: Sephora Overcast Filter & Sunbleached Filter Palettes Photos & Swatches

Sephora Overcast Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette
Sephora Overcast Filter Colorful Eyeshadow Palette

Sephora Colorful Eyeshadow Palettes ($32.00 for 0.398 oz.) came out in two varieties, Overcast Filter and Sunbleached Filter, both inspired by the filters so many of us use when posting to social media these days. Here are some swatches to check out while I work on testing them!

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Sneak Peek: Sephora Colorful Blushes | July 2015 Shade Extensions Photos & Swatches

Sephora Colorful Blushes | July 2015 Shade Extensions
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This July, there were eight new shades of Sephora Colorful Blushes ($15.00 for 0.12 oz.) added to the range, with three highlighters, one blush, and four contour shades–though one contour shade (Passionate) doesn’t really seem like a contour shade at all and another (Fiji) seemed more like a bronzer as it was quite shimmery as a heads up. Full reviews to come (I need more cheeks!!) 🙂

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