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First comment, sweet!
I LOVE palettes!! They make it so much easier and are so pretty. πŸ™‚
I only keep one of the special packaging collection singles!

I like palettes!!! They take up to much space individually and they feel more organized if there in a palette.

I prefer palettes, so that I can find them fastly and easily. When they’re single, they lose themselves in my vanity and I forget about them, it’s really not practical. Also, I prefer 4 pans palettes rather than 15 pans ones. But it’s not as if I was owning that much of make up to justify owning a 15 pans palette.

palettes for me. storage and portability are the main factors. also the amount of time saved by not having to open and close pots matters.

Eeek! I have 12 palettes full of shadows – imagine keeping them all in pots! No room lol. Some shades I have in pots though, especially LE ones like Barbie, Style Warrior, etc.

Singles! In palettes, there generally is a color that I don’t care for or better yet is a highlight… which I already have to many! That said, if a special edition palette comes out with a color I (need) have to have, well I guess that’s why I own the number of palettes I do!

I like both. Singles are easier if I’m off for a weekend, and just want to take 2 colors with me. I just custom built my first pallette last week, and it’s been interesting. Not gonna like, I’m OCD, I cannot stand to have the shadow get on the pallette, so it’s a bit messier for me πŸ™

I love the pallet forms personally. They are like 3.50 cheaper. and the pallets hold up to 15 shadows. You are saving alot of money in the end. And the pallets are only $12 which is awesome. I do think the pots are adorable and would love to get some. For instance Freshwater is one of my favorite shadows, and it only comes in Pod form at my MAC store, so I am going to have to buy it

i love POTS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
1) i find that most eyeshadows in the pallete or even quads have a much higher chance of breaking
and since i dont hve money to spend of buying a replacement i keep the in the pots
2) I feel pots are easier to carry with you on the go and in your purse…. pluse quads always seem to break if u just throw it in your purse
3) they are cuter lol πŸ™‚

That’s so odd! I am usually really careful with my makeup, but every time I have dropped a quad it’s been completely undamaged, but I have ruined a couple of singles by dropping them!

I was always under the impression that the quads are safer becauese they have the ease to move around within the quad. The energy of the impact is partially absorbed by their ability to slide around. The singles have no lateral movement, so the energy cannot be as easilly dissispated and is more likely to result in fracture.

It’s so interesting you have had the opposite experience!

For pressed eye shadows I prefer palettes. I think they take up less space and it’s like you said, eaiser to customize. It’s also easier to travel with.
For my loose powders / mineral makeup, I don’t mind the pots, but I definitely limit what I take when I go on a trip.

PALLETES. IVE DEPOTTED MY STYLES WARRIOR, FAFI QUAD AND THINKING OF DEPOTTING MY HELLO KITTY ONE SIMPLY BECAUSE I CAN FORGET ABT MY QUADS AND THE SINGLES TAKE TOO MUCH SPACE. THOUGH I WANT TO START COLLECTING THE QUADS WITH THE CLEAR TOP LOL IDK I GUESS IM WIERD LOL

the clear quads are great!!! I love them because it makes it easier for me to decide what to use/take when packing. I can just look at it, i don’t have to open all of them!

I prefer palettes, either custom or ready made palettes. Ready made palettes are great if the colors work together well and allow me to create a variety of looks or a look that I really like. Palettes are much easier to store compared to the number of pots I’d have. For travel, I’ve only taken ready made palettes because of space constraints.

Personally, I don’t mind either, but because of the BAC2MAC thing, I always depot my shadows πŸ™‚

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