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Urban Decay Naked and Too Faced The Bronzed & The Beautiful! I have backups of both πŸ™‚ All my other palettes have at least 1 or 2 things in it that haven’t even been touched!

I really liked the Alice in wonderland palette. There are no exciting new shades in that one but you can achieve a lot of nice looks with it.

Urban Decay’s Naked palette as well, but I have to agree with Wayne Goss’s review on it, that it need more matte or stain shades to be a universal palettes. But then again UD is not really know for their mattes but the virgin satin finish shade in this one, makes me wish they produce more satin shades as well. The texture on that on is diving as well as the mattes and I would love to see another palette with just satin and matte shade from them. *_*

I didn’t think it was possible to have a pre-made palette that you loved everything in, but I also think it depends on the definition of “palette.” I could see liking everything in a quad, if that counts as a palette, but I usually think of palettes as being much bigger with many more products.
If you make your own magnetized, or other DIY-type, palette, then I can’t really think of a reason to actually keep products in it for which you don’t care, unless you’ve got some serious storage issues.

third that, only the shady lady palettes. my go to for daily and special. so glad I found them and they def deserve the worship I’ve seen. can’t believe they aren’t better known.

I really love the Enchanted Glamourland by TooFaced. Its really got everything from a full size Shadow Insurance and lipgloss and a blush and bronzer plus 15 eyeshadows. Other than the brushes and mascara I don’t really have to pull out anything else. Best part it was a gift! =)

ITA! I loooovvvveeeee Enchanted Glamourland. I also like all of the items in the Too Faced Pixie Pinups mini palette.

I completely agree. Absolutely love everything in it. Weird, when I first read the question it didn’t come to mind, but after reading your reply I couldn’t agree more.

you will love it!!! the colors are so pigmented and fabulous, it was love at first swatch *melodramatic*. i actually think laura mercier may be the most underrated brand out there.

I agree! The silk road palette is gorgeous, I use every single shade and neevr get bored. Also, I think it suits virtually every skintone/eyecolor!! LOOOVE

MAC’s Smoke & Mirrors Eyeshadow Palette, i find its really versatile, i love neutrals, theyre not too shimmery and you can make subtle or bold looks <3

A few for me, actually!

UD’s Naked Palette, Too Faced’s Natural and Naked Eye palettes, and Kat Von D’s Ludwig palette.

NARS only for your eyes palette (the one with the black zipped case). All the eyeshadows are great quality, hyper pigmented, the blush duo hungry heart/orgasm is really nice and easy to wear. Plus, it is in a zipped case, so it is easy to travel with and the big mirroir is super useful! LOVE IT πŸ™‚

MACs holiday 2008 fascinating ruby smokey eyes palette! it had carbon, satin taupe, and a few other neutrals + a nice mix of textures and finishes. =)

Urban Decay’s Naked Palette is my favorite right now! I just love it! And I also really dig the colors in the Deluxe Shadow Box because I love the formulation.

I love my Tarte Jewelry Box. I have the one from 2009, with the blushes, highlighter/bronzer, lip glosses, and eyeshadows. All the colours are great, the ingredients are good, and the combinations of looks are endless! I especially love how half of the eyeshadows are matte.

I wondered if Tarte was going to get any love here…I love Tarte palettes too. My current fav is the Femme Natural. I didn’t think the baby pink or shimmery peach colors were going to work on me, but they’re gorgeous.

Neutral palettes are easy to love for me and more exciting than buying one neutral at a time, hence my list.
I liked:
MAC Colour Quad 4 from the Spring Colour Forecast Collection
Shu Uemura Sunset Gold Palette (I don’t have this yet but I have seen this in real life!)
NARS Duos (such as Isolde, Kalahari, etc) and Trios (especially Calanque, I have to wait for Feb 1st to buy at my counter T_T)

I recently got the NYX Nude ond Nude palette, and I love pretty much every colour in it! I’d love to have the Naked palette, but I can’t get it here in Switzerland.

I love Petal Shine! Actually I like a lot of my Dior quints, because the shades work well together and all the shades are very wearable.

I also love Mac Caviar Dreams quad, every shade is gorgeous in it!

Yes, the Stila Breathtaking Beauty palette (one of the current ones from the E! Live from the Red Carpet Series)

I am totally loving the new Laura Mercier Silk Road eyes and cheek palette. Not one unusable colour in it. Also her First Blush Palette from I think two years ago.

suedette was a holiday palette from mac(named formal black). i liked some of the colours but when i got it and started using it i found that all the colours were amazing and made incredible combinations.i love it till this day and when i am going on a trip and packing light its the only one i take with me.

yes! a couple of months ago i bought a dior eyeshadow palette (no809) and i love and use all five shadows! it’s very annoying when i buy a palette and when i use up the colors i like i’m stuck with the ones i don’t like

Second you on Naked Palette! Hmm, I’ve had a couple of Stila palletes–the Golden Charm or something like that palette and another one with 8 jewel toned e/s. I hated almost everything in the Stila Travel Palettes though, good thing I got them for free as GWP with the ones that I love! Another one that I didn’t really like overall was the Tokidoki Robbery Palette, although it was versatile enough that there were enough products I liked. It just wasn’t worth the trouble of searching through three mini palettes to find the right ones to create a look though so it’s going back to Sephora!

Ooo, I’ve been thinking about getting that! I saw it at Sephora the other day and had to talk myself out of it

I love Dior’s Misty Mauve eyeshadow quad. It’s perfect for work and day time makeup. Unfortunately, this is limited time item.

The Naked palette is the only palette that I’ve ever been 100% happy with. It was worth every cent and I even bought a backup! Although, I do like Too Faced’s Bronzed and Beautiful palette too. Typically, I don’t like palettes so it’s gotta be pretty worthwhile for me to buy it.

I second that!! It’s a tough choice between Urban Decay Naked palette & the Kat Von D True Romance Beethoven palette. I used my Naked palette non stop since I got it, but the last month I often reach for the Beethoven palette instead. Perhaps that’s because we are in the dead of winter here in Chicago and I like the more rich, dark colors. I will probably go back to Naked palette come Spring/Summer. I can’t choose between the two!!
PS: I do get the most compliments when I wear the eyeshadows from the Beethoven palette. The colors just really work and are eye-catching…no pun intended!

I own a lot of palettes, and I can safely say that the only one that I absolutely adore and is my “go-to” no matter what look I’m going to create is the LORAC: Private Affair Palette.
Lorac’s shadows are silky, pigmented, and blendable. They are my absolute favorite
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Yeah I would have to say the Naked Pallette is the first one that I have found I dont usually buy pallettes evere actually but I loved the look of it and it got such rave reviews so I bought and I use it alll the time now..I just purchased the Starchild Oddessy pallette by Tara Tarantino, and I am hoping i love it just as much πŸ™‚

Yes! Kat Von D’s pallettes are excellent, especially Ludwig. It fits my skin tone and age perfectly. I also like UD’s Naked pallette. Hoping to get a hold of it soon.

Absolutely not, which is why I shy away from palettes. Having brown skin (NC45), there is no guarantee all the colors will be pigmented enough. For example, a lot of the Naked palette would be highlight colors. Pointless.

I completely disagree….Everything in the naked palette shows up very well on my nw45/nc40 skin tone….It’s all about application.

With that being said I love this palette.

The question was for palettes in general and I answered it in general terms. I didn’t comment on UD Naked’s pigmentation in particular. I stated it had too many of the similar shade to peak my interest (it also has colors I have no interest in at all).

I love my NARS Everlasting Love Palette! I keep it with me when I travel so I can do my makeup on the go but only bring one thing.

Too Faced Eye Shadow Insurance Policy. Ohmylord how I love it. Only six shades, but each one is a win. Huge thumbs up.

Before I even read your answer, Christine, I immediately yelled “NAKED!” Every color is perfect, all the colors are beautiful alone or in combination with one another. I literally can’t think of anything I’d change or want different in it. It’s definitely worth the hype!

Yes…UD Naked palette for me as well…there’s usually at least one color i absolutely hate in a palette and I honestly love every color in the Naked palette! Definately my fav palette i own!!!!!!!

Urban decay Deluxe palette! Enough shadows too love and not too many so you can forget some of them for too long.

MAC’s Devil May Dare palette from holiday 2009 – great colors, very versatile. Benefit’s “Her Name Was Glowla” is another goodie for me.

i’ll go out on a limb since i don’t have the Naked Palette (yet) and say i really like the Stila Travel palettes in Blooming Beauty (?) and Moscow. they’re dirt cheap but work so well together and are very pigmented.

The Balm “Shady Lady”- both editions!!! Not only are ALL of the colors gorgeous, but the QUALITY of the eye shadows far surpasses that of MAC and many other high end brands.
Also the new Smashbox “In Bloom” has absolutely lovely everyday colors!!!

it’s am amazing huh!

always laugh at Naked mania. 2 yrs ago kept begging UD for a palette of neutrals with more mattes and not heavy glitter. they basically said wouldn’t sell, didn’t work with UD image of non-mainstream and anti-pinkness and there was plenty of those from reg shadow companies. tone condescending and fans were very rude about not “understanding” UD.

now they can’t keep up with demand.

I would be redundant in saying the Naked Palette but who I am kidding, it’s a freaking great palette for anyone! Blendable and WEARABLE colors!

But for a long time I love MAC’s Spiced Chocolate Quad from one of my favorite collections: CULT OF CHERRY!! Please MAC, come out with So Scarlet lipstick again!

Like everyone else…UD Naked. I hope they come out with a 2.0 version that has more mattes. I would be in heaven.

Bobbi Brown’s “Shimmering Nudes” eye palette. I think I’ll cry when it runs out!! (I use the colors VERY sparingly!)

wow really? I got that thinking it would be amazing but wish I’d gotten almost anything else– I never seem to use it. Any use suggestions? It really doesn’t seem to flatter me.

I really like the Urban Decay Naked Palette also, but I’m not in love with Sidecar and Toasted. I haven’t really found a way to use gunmetal yet too, and I don’t really know how to incorporate a metallic silver without it looking as awful as I’ve been seeing it used around my school.

A few years ago Trish McEvoy was notorious for the credit card sized palettes and I loved them all. They were very popular and had very wearable colors. The one I loved most had 4 shadows and 4 lip colors and it was under 25 bucks and I bought one everytime I found it somewhere because it was discontinued. It was my fave go to palette. I miss it still today. I wish I could remember what it was called.

lol Naked Palette. Before the Naked palette I had never tried UD before….I’M A UD CONVERT!!! I loved everythinggggggggggggg no joke!

I would have to agree and go with the Naked palette. I love every shadow in the set. You can make so many different looks with it. If I only could have 1 palette it would be that one!

Bobbi Brown’s Stonewashed Nudes and Chanel Enigma. I can mix these shades with lots of other palettes too.

I’ve been saving up for the NARS palettes. But I actually Jen, being a MAC girl,and say The Spiced Chocolate Quad and Shadowy Lady quad was 98% satisfying to me. But I haven’t found one yet! I have MAC colors that would match UD Naked so I think it’d be best for me to pass on that one!

Naked Palette for sure! There is no doubt in my mind that this is by far my favorite palette. The shadows can be used for an everyday natural look, but the darker colors also provide that intensity for evening wear. Every color is so gorgeous!

I want to say the Naked Palette. But in all actuality , I cant. I am finding that the colors are leaning really frosty when applied, and that some of the colors are not matching how they look in the pan when applied ( for example I used gunmetal today and it looked more blue than grey. ) I think it would have to be the Barbie Loves Stila palette – which unfortunately I broke while in Jamaica last year πŸ™

UD Naked is a great one but I also love the Benefit Her Name Was Glowla palette. All the product in it are great!

As for quads.. I don’t think they count as palettes but I do love MAC Well Plumed.

UD Deluxe. I’m a lover of colors. I use every single color in that palette, although black is my least used color. Ransom and Graffiti are my favorites. The Naked palette is amazing for girls that like neutrals, but I’m a color girl.

Meh, I think the Naked palette is a lot of hype. It should have included more matte colors… I don’t really find shimmer very appropriate for work…

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Hi Christine! I was wondering if you had any eyeshadow dupe suggestions for Virgin that comes in the Naked Palette? And I would have to say the Naked Palette is fairly inclusive as well as Dior quints like Sunset Cafe ans Ready-to-glow but they are in a texture different category with more fallout in my experience :-/.

Just as an FYI, I believe Virgin will be included in one of the 3 new palettes UD FB announced will hit their site next week or so.

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