Tuesday, May 22nd, 2012

Smashbox Shades of Fame Collection for Summer 2012

The hottest hues for eyes and lips to create a strikingly unforgettable look. Unleash your inner screen siren with just a swipe of the perfect eye shadow and lip gloss. Smashbox Cosmetics introduces SHADES OF FAME, a summer collection featuring smoldering, bold colors guaranteed to get you noticed!

Eye Palette ($48.00) (Limited Edition)

Create an iconic, alluring look with this palette, featuring favorite summer shades handpicked by Smashbox Cosmetics studio artists. The colors are arranged in trios to make mixing and matching effortless. Use the brighter hues to add a pop of color for daytime glam, then layer on the sultrier, darker shades to create a captivating look to flaunt during hot summer nights.

Reflection High Gloss Lip Gloss Set ($29.00) (Limited Edition)

Every rising star needs the perfect pout. With this travel-sized collection of five lip glosses, you’ll have all the shades you need to get noteworthy lips, from delicate pink to bold fuchsia.

availability: smashbox.com

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13 thoughts on “Smashbox Shades of Fame Collection for Summer 2012

  1. Shades of fame – a really great title :)

  2. GUSnail

    I’m usually not a fan of eyeshadow pallettes, but this one has a nice variety of colors.  I’m not familiar with the Smashbox eyeshadow formula though…

    • Chantal

      @GUSnail Some of their singles are good quality, but I’ve heard that their palettes are hit or miss. It seems like many brands have this problem; Stila for example (they have many nice singles, but the palettes are garbage). Anyhow, I suggest swatching first, or waiting for blogger reviews. (Thank you bloggers!)

  3. Stephanietps

    I always felt as though smashbox was a waste of money, they have improved their formulas a little bit for their eyeshadows, but I find they break very easily!

    • Caitlin Mary

       @Stephanietps I never had that problem O: I am probably the biggest clutz and have dropped my two palettes from them countless times and had no trouble.

    • Quinctia

       @Stephanietps You know, I honestly dig Smashbox, but I can’t quite justify their price point so I don’t have a lot of stuff from them.  They’re on par or more than UD with most of their stuff, and I’d rather buy another UD item.

  4. Screamer77

    For me this palette was an impulsive buy, but I’m glad I got it because I really love it so far.

  5. Veronica

    The new palette is gorgeous.  I happened to stumble upon it at Macy’s a couple weeks ago, and the colors swatched beautifully on my hand.  In person, I thought it was a touch better suited for warm complexions, but there were a lot of really great shades in there that would make it worthwhile for anyone.

  6. Caitlin Mary

    I have the palette and it is super nice!  The blue and the coral are a nice wash and are super easy to wear.  I love the whole palette but I am not a fan of their primer.  By itself it creases on me in 30mins, when I put shadow over it the shadow only lasts an hour or two before it gets messy :c

  7. Iris Upchurch

    I swatch this palette every time I go to sephora! The shades are beautiful & buttery soft. The turquoise & orange shades are my favorite!

  8. I looked at the picture and all I saw were older Nars eyeshadow colours.. pacific = tropic..remember that beautiful colour with the tragic fallout?  Praline = Fez, Safari = Night Porter, Mocha = Mekong, etc…

  9. Jules

    Is the model in the ad Hilary Duff?!