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Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

01/11

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette

Skinny Dip

Jouer Skinny Dip Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette ($40.00 for 0.26 oz.) includes six, “intense, shimmering metallic” eyeshadows that can be used together or as a “glittering accent.” They’re supposed to be long-wearing, highly pigmented, and crease-resistant; and the founder also stated that the formula could be “used as a liner with its wet-to-dry finish,” which I read as that it could also be used damp. The formula was lovely to work with as long as you enjoy an intense shine with moderate to high amounts of sparkle. All six eyeshadows had semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation, were blendable, easy to use, and long-wearing. They worked well with a dampened brush as well, but it did not seem like a must in order to enjoy the palette by any means.

Jouer Ultra Foil Shimmer Shadows Palette Skinny Dip
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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MAC x Steve J. & Yoni P. Touch Me Baby Eyeshadow Duo

01/08

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyesahdow Duo

MAC Steve J & Yoni P Look | Look Details

MAC Steve J & Yoni P Look | Look Details

Touch Me Baby

MAC Touch Me Baby Eyeshadow Duo ($22.00 for 0.10 oz.) features two powder eyeshadows with one of them–Soba–being part of MAC’s permanent range. The two shades worked well paired together, but it was the type of duo that still made me want to reach for other shades. I was pleasantly surprised at how well Soba incorporated with Keep On Twinkling as the latter had a much more shimmery texture and sometimes mattes and shimmers do not play well together for blending/layering next to each other.

The Steve J. and Yoni P. Collection will be available in select stores and online on June 1st.

MAC Eyesahdow Duo Touch Me Baby
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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Soba

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Natasha Denona Sunset Eyeshadow Palette

01/12

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette

Natasha Denona Sunset Palette | Look Details

Natasha Denona Sunset Palette | Look Details

Natasha Denona Sunset Palette | Look Details

Natasha Denona Sunset Palette | Look Details

Sunset

Natasha Denona Sunset Eyeshadow Palette ($129.00 for 1.20 oz.) includes 15 eyeshadows in various warm-toned hues–a lot of red/orange-toned coppers, oranges, and browns–with a mix of matte, shimmer, and sparkle finishes. I think it is actually one of the best Natasha Denona palettes that has been released with respect to cohesiveness and quality. I also feel like 15 is a solid number of shades to create a curated, cohesive, and useful palette from, and for the brand, while still pricey, still a more palatable price compared to the larger 28-pan palettes. The more sparkly shades included in this palette were a serious improvement from the Star palette as well, though I would still recommend using them damp for maximum performance. The majority of the eyeshadows also wore better without primer on me this time around than they have in the past.

It’s a real shame that this palette is limited edition–I think the brand should consider adding it to the permanent line-up or else doing a major re-release. I know that some retailers that carried this palette are working on a limited restock, but I have not heard anything solid or a confirmed date yet. Alternatively, an excellent palette with a similar vibe (very warm-toned) is Viseart Warm Mattes, which I would then supplement with shimmers within one’s stash or some of these single eyeshadows or BH Foil Eyes, which has a lot of frost/metallic shades.

Edit: As of 2:54PM PST, Sephora has it back in stock.

Natasha Denona Summer 2017 Eyeshadow Palette Sunset
Sunset
Sunset
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Dior Undress High Fidelity Eyeshadow Palette

01/08

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Undress | Look Details

Dior Undress | Look Details

Undress

Dior Undress High Fidelity Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, permanent eyeshadow palette with muted, mid-tone neutrals. One shade was darker, but the other four shades were quite light overall. It has a new formula that’s supposed to have “highly pigmented” color with “spectacular staying power.” While several of the other palettes were decent to good in quality, this one missed the mark as more shades were slightly dusty to powdery with sheerer coverage that did not wear as long.

Dior High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette Undress
Undress

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Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

01/10

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette

White Russian on the Rocks

Buxom White Russian on the Rocks Eyeshadow Bar Palette ($40.00 for 0.30 oz.) includes six eyeshadows ranging from pale gold to deep plum. I wasn’t a fan of this palette; it took twice as long to apply due to how long I spent packing and patting colors on to get enough product to stay in place. Many of the eyesahdows were sheerer, dusty/powdery, and prone to fading compared to what I’ve experienced with this formula in the past.

Buxom Eyeshadow Bar Palette White Russian on the Rocks
C

Limited Edition

7
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
73%
Total

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Dior Feel High Fidelity Eyeshadow Palette

01/08

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette

Dior Feel | Look Details

Dior Feel | Look Details

Feel

Dior Feel High Fidelity Eyeshadow Palette ($62.00 for 0.24 oz.) is a new, permanent eyeshadow palette with a deeper set of neutral shades. It has a new formula that’s supposed to have “highly pigmented” color with “spectacular staying power.” The formula was better than some of the past iterations from Dior, though it was still more semi-opaque to opaque in coverage but had seven to eight-hour wear. The big difference that I noticed was in the texture; it was firmer (but not stiff) in the pan and had less dustiness than some of the past formulations.

Dior High Fidelity Colours & Effects Eyeshadow Palette Feel
Feel

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