Tuesday, December 30th, 2008

A little late, but better than never, right? Here are photos and swatches of Laura Mercier’s Master Tool Box ($68.00) that came out for the holiday season. But guess what? You can save 25% with code HOL25 now through January 10th, 2009. So hey, maybe being late WAS a good thing after all 😉 The lip palette has Tea Rose, Pink Champagne, Cinnamon, Amaretto and Garnet Lip Colours. The eyeshadow palette contains Morning Dew, Rose, Fresco, Chocolate, Twilight Grey, a mini Black Violet Kohl Eye Pencil.

The palette is very universal–I can see it working on everyone, which is always a good thing to see. I hate when a palette is pretty, but I can’t get it to work for my skin tone! The shadows are smooth, buttery, and the pigmentation is there. The colors look just like they do in the pan; it’s a huge pet peeve of mine when a shadow looks one way in the pan and totally different on the skin or during application. The lip colors are pretty tame, but there is a nice berry shade for holiday parties and winter outings.

See the eyeshadows & swatches!

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6 thoughts on “Laura Mercier Master Tool Box for Holiday 2008

  1. Claudia M.

    Am I crazy or does it look like Bobbi Brown’s palette?
    You’re right, they swatch just like the pan looks! Very pretty, but I’m on a self-imposed ban =/

  2. Anitacska

    I really like the rose e/s, but the rest doesn’t interest me. I’ve already bought the eye palette mainly because of the african violet shade, so won’t be getting this one.

  3. Jenny

    It’s cute but fairly basic. I don’t really see anything that I don’t already have dupes for or really need, although Twilight Grey is really pretty.