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Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

01/09

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette

White

Too Faced White Chocolate Chip Palette ($26.00 for 0.25 oz.) includes 11 eyeshadows in a small, compact case. I had no trouble getting an average-sized eyeshadow brush into each pan, but the quality of the palette was actually surprisingly bad–there was a cheapness to the formula that made colors look lighter and more white-based to the point where half the shades looked alike once on the lid. This was compounded by the fact that the palette itself lacks variety; a lot of light and light-medium shades and the one really dark shade (which ends up making more work for you as it was so difficult to blend and keep to small areas due to how dusty it was).

I have found that Too Faced’s formula tends to require eyeshadow primer to adhere and last awhile, but I can normally apply and get something decent without primer; these looked like utter garbage even over primer (like I just threw and rubbed glitter and pearl on my lid with no differentiation between colors). As I tested the palette, all I could think was, “Did Too Faced even try?” This palette made their holiday palettes–which weren’t so hot–look like winners. The funniest part is that there are several repeated shades from one of the holiday palettes, and they were better in that palette than they were here.

Too Faced Chocolate Chip Palette White
White
White
6
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6
Longevity
3.5
Application
66%
Total
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Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

01/08

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick

Christmas Kiss

Estee Lauder Christmas Kiss Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick ($32.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a bright, medium pinky-red with fine ruby red and pink pearl. It had nearly opaque color coverage that went on evenly and smoothly.

The Hi-Lustre formula is supposed to have medium coverage, shine, and shimmer with a hydrating formula. I’m a fan of the Pure Color lipstick range, and the Hi-Lustre formula “downside” is that it tends to be closer to semi-opaque to opaque coverage rather than a true medium coverage formula. The texture was lightweight, comfortable to wear with a touch of tackiness, that sat well on the lips and lasted for six and a half hours. The color stained slightly, but it was faint, and it felt hydrating while worn.

Estee Lauder Hi-Lustre Pure Color Envy Lipstick Christmas Kiss

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ColourPop Peachy Keen Super Shock Shadow Quad

01/03

Colour Pop Peachy Keen Super Shock Shadow Quad

Colour Pop Peachy Keen Super Shock Shadow Quad

Colour Pop Peachy Keen Super Shock Shadow Quad

Peachy Keen

ColourPop Peachy Keen Super Shock Shadow Quad ($18.00 for 0.28 oz.) includes four warm-toned neutrals. Three of the shades are ones we’ve seen before; only Kennedy is new (at least, I can’t recall that one). All four performed well, and they coordinated well with enough contrast and variety of finishes to create a few looks out of them.

Colour Pop Super Shock Shadow Quad Peachy Keen
A

Limited Edition

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total

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NARS Unfiltered II Cheek Palette

01/07

NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

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NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

NARS Unfiltered II Spring 2017 Cheek Palette

Unfiltered II

NARS Unfiltered II Cheek Palette ($59.00 for 0.72 oz.) includes six shades of blushes with a mix of finishes (matte, high shimmer, and satin) and colors (pinks, peaches, and plum). I think that the shades in this palette are a little more dupable compared to Unfiltered I, and they run light to medium (though one shade is deeper) and will show up better on fair to medium complexions. Overall, the palette was pigmented, long-wearing, and fairly blendable.

NARS Spring 2017 Cheek Palette Unfiltered II

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