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LORAC Black Tie Attire Eyeshadow Palette

01/10

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

LORAC Black Tie Attire Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette

Black Tie Attire

LORAC Black Tie Attire Eyeshadow Palette ($18.00 for 0.41 oz.) contains seven eyeshadows housed in a slim, cardboard palette with a mirror under the lid. While it seemed compact, it contained quite a bit of product! I was more impressed by this palette than I anticipated, as the eyeshadows were pigmented with soft, blendable textures and lasted a decent length of time. The formula runs thinner and soft enough that it can be dusty, so it will wear longer over a primer for sure, but I didn’t have any trouble getting pigmentation or applying them without primer.

This palette is exclusive to Ulta as a Black Friday doorbuster, which means that it will be available today (November 24th) at 5PM CT.

LORAC Black Friday 2016 Eyeshadow Palette Black Tie Attire
B

Limited Edition

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

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MAC x Mariah Carey It’s Everything Eyeshadow Quad

01/07

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

MAC It's Everything Eyeshadow Quad

It's Everything

MAC It’s Everything Eyeshadow Quad ($41.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a cooler-toned set of neutral shades that leans more shimmery. It is housed in a “glitter” trimmed compact, where the glitter looks and seems like glitter, but it is completely smooth to the touch. The color combination worked really well together, but the first two shades weren’t consistent with the listed finish (both on the press release as well as on the palette’s label) and seemed misprinted. The rating is based on what the brand described, to be consistent, but I’ll be double-checking on that and making any updates to the rating if it is determined to actually be flipped!

MAC Eyeshadow Quad It's Everything
8
Product
8
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

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D

Diamond Butterfly

Limited Edition
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B

I'd Give My All

Limited Edition
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B+

Twinks

Permanent
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A-

Images of Rapture

Limited Edition
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MAC x Mariah Carey I’m That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

01/07

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

MAC I'm That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad

I'm That Chick You Like

MAC I’m That Chick You Like Eyeshadow Quad ($41.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a warm-toned set of neutral shades that leans more shimmery. It is housed in a “glitter” trimmed compact, where the glitter looks and seems like glitter, but it is completely smooth to the touch. The shades are more dupable than not, and while it’s not the worst we’ve seen from MAC, it isn’t the greatest either!

MAC Eyeshadow Quad I'm That Chick You Like
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

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A-

Whenever You Call

Limited Edition
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B-

Can't Escape Me

Limited Edition
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B+

How You Thrill Me

Limited Edition
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Clarins Brown (03) Eyeshadow Palette

01/06

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Brown (03) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Brown (03)

Clarins Brown (03) Eyeshadow Palette ($43.00 for 0.20 oz.) is consists of four powder eyeshadows that are supposed to be usable both wet and dry and have long-wearing results. I think that, despite being a neutral palette, it is not quite as dupable as is typical, because there is a lot less warmth coming from orange tones. It’s also more subdued, which may make it an easy to wear palette for some.

The texture is much denser and firmer in the pan (but not stiff or difficult to blend out) with greater pigmentation and a smoother, less powdery/dry finish, even when used dry. They reminded me of formulas like Make Up For Ever’s Artist Shadow but not quite as cream-like. This particular set of shades wore fairly well, but I had some issues with the deepest shade when used dry, as it didn’t adhere as well and looked a bit patchy. I liked the finish and intensity of using the shades with a slightly dampened brush more, personally. They are not too different applied dry or damp in coverage, which is good if you don’t typically bother to use a damp brush!

Clarins 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette Brown (03)

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B

Brown #1

Permanent
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B

Brown #2

Permanent
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A-

Brown #3

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B

Brown #4

Permanent
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Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

01/08

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Clarins Rosewood (02) 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette

Rosewood (02)

Clarins Rosewood (02) Eyeshadow Palette ($43.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a sultry set of smoky, mauve shades housed in a gold-hued compact. If the name sounds familiar, it’s because this an updated, reformulated version, except the colors are more different than not from what I’ve seen (I don’t recall having the original). The formula is a wet/dry formulation that’s supposed to be long-wearing.

The texture is much denser and firmer in the pan (but not stiff or difficult to blend out) with greater pigmentation and a smoother, less powdery/dry finish, even when used dry. They reminded me of formulas like Make Up For Ever’s Artist Shadow but not quite as cream-like. This particular set of shades wore fairly well, but I had some issues with the deepest shade when used dry, as it didn’t adhere as well and looked a bit patchy. I liked the finish and intensity of using the shades with a slightly dampened brush more, personally. They are not too different applied dry or damp in coverage, which is good if you don’t typically bother to use a damp brush!

Clarins 4-Colour Eyeshadow Palette Rosewood (02)

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Guerlain Coque d’Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs (Eyeshadow Palette)

01/06

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Guerlain Coque d'Or (03) Palette 5 Couleurs

Coque d'Or (03)

Guerlain Coque d’Or (03) Eyeshadow Palette ($69.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a mix of beige, gold, bronze, brown, and green. This was one of the better performing palettes that Guerlain released, though I think the colors are more dupable than not, so at this price point, I would expect near perfection. It was a mix of textures, most of them underwhelming, but a few shades had better pigmentation. The wear was still problematic with shorter wear times than average.

Guerlain Palette 5 Couleurs Coque d'Or (03)
7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
72%
Total

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