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Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Eyeshadow Palette

01/09

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Palette | Look Details

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Palette | Look Details

Scandalust

Marc Jacobs Beauty Scandalust Eye-Conic Eyeshadow Palette ($49.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a deeper, warm neutral palette with a pop of red. The eyeshadow formula is supposed to have “lasting, velvety-rich pigment.” Five of the seven shades were quite pigmented, but two fell short in terms of pigmentation and one had a drier, looser texture that made it harder to use. Overall, it was a solid palette of warmer neutrals that had a good mix of light and dark shades for versatility.

A few obvious differences between the new Eye-Conic palettes and the previous Style Eye-Con No. 7 palettes: they actually decreased by $10 in price (they used to be $59) with only a slight decrease in quantity (0.21 oz. vs. 0.25 oz.), and each eyeshadow has been named. The ingredient lists differ from shade to shade, which makes it harder to really compare easily, and I saw a lot of similar ingredients but order often varied; they seemed similar to me just by touching, wearing, and applying with maybe slightly higher dimethicone quantities in the shimmery shades, so those felt creamier, and a slightly firmer press (but not stiff) for more matte shades (so less powder kicked up in the pan) and marginally silkier for some shades. I had good luck with a lot of the brand’s eyeshadows in the past (I wouldn’t have said they needed to revamp it).

Marc Jacobs Beauty Eye-Conic Multi-Finish Eyeshadow Palette Scandalust
Scandalust
Scandalust
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

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Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

01/07

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio

Peace

Bobbi Brown Peace Eye Shadow Trio ($40.00 for 0.25 oz.) includes a light aqua, silvery green, and pale blue. There are two Sparkle eyeshadows (first and third) and one Shimmer Wash eyeshadow (second). The Sparkle Eye Shadow finish is supposed to be a “featherweight” formula with “shimmering pearls and fine sparkle.” The Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow finish is described as a “sheer wash of shimmer.” I don’t think this trio is worth even considering unless you’re someone who loves the brand’s Sparkle formula and likes them sheerer. This trio was painful to wear – my eye was watering nonstop with how much fallout there was as soon as the products were applied. The three shades came together poorly, as they were quite light and offered no contrast and little coverage.

Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Trio Peace
Peace
Peace
4.5
Product
5.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
4
Longevity
3.5
Application
54%
Total

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Sea Glass

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Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

01/09

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio

Love

Bobbi Brown Love Eye Shadow Trio ($40.00 for 0.25 oz.) includes three, warmer neutral shades in shimmery finishes. The first shade was lovely, while the middle shade had a lot of fallout during the day, and the last shade was more pigmented than described (which some may prefer).

The trio is comprised of different finishes from the brand. The Metallic Eye Shadow finish is described as a “high-shimmer, high-pigment” formula. The Sparkle Eye Shadow finish is supposed to be a “featherweight” formula with “shimmering pearls and fine sparkle.” The Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow finish is described as a “sheer wash of shimmer.”

Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Trio Love
Love
Love
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

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Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

01/07

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio

Beach

Bobbi Brown Beach Eye Shadow Trio ($40.00 for 0.25 oz.) includes three, warm-toned neutral shades in shimmery finishes. If you like your eyeshadows more pigmented, then consider this palette a solid B as the shade that did the worst was due to being opaque when it should have been sheer. The palette itself will work best for someone who likes shimmery, warm-toned neutrals and doesn’t already have a collection full of them as these were fairly dupable.

The trio is comprised of different finishes from the brand. The Metallic Eye Shadow finish is described as a “high-shimmer, high-pigment” formula. The Sparkle Eye Shadow finish is supposed to be a “featherweight” formula with “shimmering pearls and fine sparkle.” The Shimmer Wash Eye Shadow finish is described as a “sheer wash of shimmer.”

Bobbi Brown Eye Shadow Trio Beach
Beach
Beach
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

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NARS Bord de Plage Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

01/06

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

NARS Bord de Plage Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette

Bord de Plage

NARS Bord de Plage Highlighting & Bronzing Palette ($59.00 for 0.66 oz.) contains four highlighters and two bronzers. If you’re familiar with spring’s Banc de Sable, then this palette might seem familiar; it has a similar formula and includes one shade from it as well (Rivage). The two bronzers–Laguna and Casino–are still available individually in the Sun Wash formula. The consistency of both the highlighters and bronzers is firmer in the pan with a smoother consistency that doesn’t kickup excess product in the pan but works better with a denser brush. The Sun Wash bronzer formula is designed to be sheerer, so they will work best for someone who wants a buildable bronzer. The highlighters can be used wet or dry with wet (well, damp) application yielding a stronger sheen and slightly more pigmented, depending on the shade. They are entirely usable dry, though, as they’re more pigmented dry than described.

It’s currently a Nordstrom exclusive but will be available August 4th everywhere else.

NARS Fall 2017 Highlighting & Bronzing Palette Bord de Plage

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Laguna

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MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack Eyeshadow Palette

01/07

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack Palette | Look Details

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack Palette | Look Details

Chromatbabe Super Pack

MAC Chromatbabe Super Pack Eyeshadow Palette ($32.00 for 0.19 oz.) includes six eyeshadows with satin to frost finishes. It is a deeper, darker, smokier palette with a pop of bright orange and cyan blue. The palette is part of the Chromat collection, which launches today (June 29th) online and at select MAC locations. I suspect that the color combination will appeal strongly to some but will not work for all. It was decent overall, but the lighter blue was a real let down and brought down the palette as a whole.

MAC 6-Pan Eyeshadow Palette Chromatbabe Super Pack
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

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