Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

Quick Review: NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette ($8.75 for 0.28 oz.) contains five eyeshadows and is part of NYX’s Caribbean Collection of eyeshadow palettes. This particular palette is cool-toned, purple and lilac themed. There is a light-medium pale lilac with a frost finish; charcoal-black with a silver sheen and brown undertones; cotton candy pink with blue undertones and a satin finish; cool-toned bluish gray with a soft frost sheen; and a fuchsia-purple with a satin sheen.

Of the three palettes I’ve tried from this series, this is the most pigmented and most consistent. All five shades had excellent pigmentation, and they applied smoothly and evenly with no powderiness. You can also check out full reviews for I Dream of St. Lucia Eyeshadow Palette and I Dream of St. Thomas Eyeshadow Palette.

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  • Product: 27/30
  • Value: 9/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: I would definitely recommend this for cooler skin tones, but paler skin tones in particular.

AVAILABILITY: NYX

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NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette
NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette

Product & Review FAQ

Where can I purchase the I Dream of Barbados? How much is it?

NYX, $8.75.

Is it limited edition?

No.

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12 thoughts on “NYX I Dream of Barbados Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

  1. Anne

    For a “quick” review, I would say that is pretty awesome! Much more useful than 95% of the stuff that’s out there…many thanks! :)

  2. CeeBee

    Totally cute! Reminds me a little bit of the Dior Night Butterfly quint, though the purples in that are deeper and darker.
    Can only get limited NYX here in NZ though… haven’t seen these e/s palettes, much as I’d love to!

  3. Shannon

    I have this (a fellow MUAer roaked this to me a while back), and I agree that it is very pigmented and soft. my issue was that I remember there being dramatic fading at end of the day? I used UDPP (my usual) and after the initial application, it didn’t seem quite so vibrant any more. granted that was an old tube of UDPP i think, so i may need to retry with my new bottle. lol

  4. The pigmentation in these looks surprisingly amazing. Not crazy about the colors but this makes me want to check out their other palettes.

  5. Bernice

    I’m not too big on the colours but I can tell that this palette has great pigmentation thanks to your swatches! Great review (as always) :)

  6. Ahh! I need this, I adore those colours. x

  7. MARGO

    nice color combo-

  8. JessicaM

    Impressive, Its cheap and absolutely pigmented.

  9. Dollymix8

    Not really my colours…

  10. Wow- amazing color payoff for the price. Thanks for this review!

  11. DarkGlamour17

    will definitely buy :)