Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette

Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette ($35.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette for the holidays that features 14 eyeshadows in various hues. The palette leans more neutral than colorful or bright, but there are a few pops of color (pink, purple, aqua). Probably the biggest surprise here is that there are only two official mattes and then one or two more that are satin-to-matte (like the black eyeshadow is effectively quite matte in practice). This is one of the best Anastasia palettes I’ve tried to-date; it is well-worth the price point, and I think the color selection is at least a little more interesting than most palettes.

Two shades (Pink Champagne and Hot Chocolate) are part of the permanent line and Buttery was released in another palette, and while Blush should be a repeat, the Blush included in this palette is totally different from the Blush I reviewed previously.

Pink Champagne is a rosy, taupe brown with a metallic sheen and copper sparkle. It had good color payoff and adhered well to bare skin with minimal fall out over time. The texture was smooth, dense, and blendable. It lasted for eight hours on me. Fenty Beauty Sand Castle (PiP, $36.00) is lighter (90% similar). Hourglass Smoke (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Daydream (DC, $25.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Sandy (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Kaja Dazzling Bronze (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Silk Teddy (PiP, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Sephora Flirting Game (DC, $10.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Cle de Peau Champagne Supernova #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #3 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Vintage Selection (P, $18.50) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Anastasia Dazzling (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Paradise on Earth (PiP, $9.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). Burberry Dusky Mauve No. 108 (P, $30.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). NARS Mojave #1 (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Sydney Grace Paris (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Colour Pop So This is Love (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Scream (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). NARS Niebla (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). NARS Kalahari I (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Sydney Grace Peace (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Metallic Plum is a dark, plummy brown with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, blendable consistency that lasted eight hours before fading. Tarte Lavender Bubble Bath (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Ripe Plum (Right) (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Stila Deep Plum (LE, $18.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Inglot #423 (P, $7.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Givenchy Tentation #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Constructivist (DC, $18.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Obsessed (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Lancome Audacious (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Higher Power (LE, $25.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay West (LE, $19.00) is warmer (85% similar). LORAC Granite (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Self-Made is a medium, golden brown with warm undertones and a frosted finish. The texture was soft and just a smidgen dry, but the color payoff was good, and I didn’t notice the dryness applied to the skin. It wore well for eight hours on me. Dior Golden Reflections #2 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Etrusque (DC, $25.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Codes Elegants #3 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Bronze Cuff (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Les Indispensables #8 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Dior Golden Flower #4 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Chains of Love (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Pretentious (DC, $6.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Chanel Blurry Green #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Cinnamon (LE, $19.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Anastasia Topaz (P, $12.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Vicuna (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Nutmeg (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Unwind (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Bleached Blonde (DC, $6.00) is lighter (85% similar). Burberry Gold #2 (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Too Faced Spice of Life (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 10 (LE, ) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Frosting (PiP, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever I648 Golden Fawn (P, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Witch is a slightly muted, dark brown with gold shimmer and a pearly finish. It had good color coverage with a soft, blendable texture that ran a little dusty. On me, it faded after eight hours of wear. Chanel Empreinte du Desert #4 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Mahogany (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Rock (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Embellish (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Bedazzled Spruce (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Beautifully Charred (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Dark Sepia (47P) (PiP, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Secret Lovers (LE, $16.00) is darker, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Hot Fudge (PiP, $16.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Burberry Gold #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Cup of Joe (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Tarte Under the Mistle-taupe (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Bracken (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Bao Bao's Jewels #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery (85% similar). Make Up For Ever ME614 Graphite Brown (DC, $21.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Kat Von D Fawn (Define) (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). LORAC Granite (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Lancome Audacious (PiP, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dark Sienna (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, brighter (85% similar). Too Faced Tempting (PiP, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Blush (Self-Made) is a dirty beige that shifts from a gray-beige to a pinky-peach. It had fairly good pigmentation with a lightly powdery texture that was easy enough to work with. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Zoeva Sheers & Voiles (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Cle de Peau Cosmic Aura #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Dior Magnify #1 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Prism (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #940 Star Powder (P, $20.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Smashbox Sparkle Pony (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). NYX Snow Rose (P, $7.99) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Iridescent Iris (LE, $14.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Colour Pop GRLFRND (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever 3 Frozen Orange (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). theBalm Sandbar (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Milk Makeup Mars (P, $30.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Pickup (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, less pigmented (85% similar). Dior Trafalgar #2 (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Melt Cosmetics Skeleton Kiss (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Pink Heart (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Madreperla (P, $8.00) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Haedus (DC, $25.00) is lighter (85% similar). Anastasia Spectra (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Clionadh Luminaire (P, $7.75) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Blossom is a medium-dark pink with warm, copper undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that applied well to bare skin and wore for eight hours. MAC Rose Light (LE, $32.50) is cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Posh (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Rose Light (LE, $32.50) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Sugar Sugar (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Orchid Mist (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Inked in Pink (P, $6.99) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Rose (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Scratch (P, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Glasswork (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC After Dusk (PiP, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #7 (DC, $33.00) is more shimmery, more muted, warmer (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Mystic (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). theBalm #32 (P, $6.50) is lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Dainty (LE, $4.50) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Posh (LE, $4.50) is darker (85% similar). LORAC Ametrine (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Ultraviolet (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). LORAC Lotus (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Sydney Grace Spring Fling (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Mad Mod (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Buttery is a light, muted yellow with a matte finish. It had decent to good color coverage with a lightly powdery texture that was finely-milled and soft, but it can be messy to use if you aren’t careful. It lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Sephora Puppy Love (LE, )(100% similar). Sephora Whitewashed (DC, $10.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop One & Done (LE, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Huda Beauty Warm Browns #6 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Sydney Grace Beaches (P, $5.00) is cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Instinct (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #11 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Buxom Mix & Mingle (P, $12.00) is more muted (95% similar). Tarte Free Spirit (LE, ) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Pretty Vulgar Lay (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Vintage Lace (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Yum-Yum (PiP, $16.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). MAC Real Fantasy (LE, $17.00) is more muted (95% similar). LORAC Custard (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Colour Pop Hello (LE, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cocoa Mirage #1 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M405 Straw Yellow (DC, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Summer Breeze (LE, ) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Tarte Breakfast in Bed (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Locked and Loaded (DC, $4.50) is darker (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Deep Purple is a medium-dark, rich violet purple with cool undertones and a frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation with a dense texture that was still quite blendable–it felt almost like a cream and was firmer in the pan compared to most shades in the palette. The color wore well for eight hours before fading on me. Ardency Inn Royal (DC, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Hazmat (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Morphe Twerk (LE, ) is less shimmery, more muted (95% similar). Bad Habit Andromeda (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Ransom (DC, $18.00) is more muted, cooler (85% similar). Kat Von D Danzig (DC, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Overnight Sensation (LE, $22.00) is cooler (90% similar). Fyrinnae Queen (P, $7.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Queen Patrick (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (90% similar). Lethal Cosmetics Spirit (P, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Zeus (GPV2 #20) (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Inglot #439 (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Purple Reign (LE, $36.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Amethyst (141M) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Huda Beauty Gemstone #9 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sephora Indigo (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Harajuku Blu (LE, $17.00) is more muted (85% similar). Melt Cosmetics Cross Faded (LE, ) is more shimmery, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Caitlin Rose (P, $9.99) is lighter (85% similar). Sydney Grace Below Zero (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Treasure is a light, yellowed beige with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had good pigmentation with a dusty texture that lasted for seven and a half hours with a bit of fall out. Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #1 (DC, ) is more shimmery, brighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Pop (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Tea Time (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Shade IV (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Crystal Spark (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Fizz the Season (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Mother's Milk (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Exquisite Ego #1 (LE, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). Viseart Kifu (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Fenty Beauty Milky Way (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Blush (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Satin Sheets (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Café au Lait (PiP, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #1 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Peony (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Smokey Eye Beauty (Brighten) (LE, ) is less shimmery, less pigmented, warmer (90% similar). L'Oreal Iced Latte (P, $7.99) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (DC, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Hot & Cold is a coppery-brown with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good color payoff with a soft, blendable texture that was easy to work with. On me, it started to fade after eight hours. Too Faced Desire (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Viseart Marais (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Sephora Stinger (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Frosting (PiP, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Tiger's Eye (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Icon Diva Eyes #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Isolde #1 (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Chanel Éclat Énigmatique #3 (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Cle de Peau Stellar Gaze #3 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Cobbler (PiP, $16.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Her Cocoa #3 (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Peanut Butter Cup (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Charming #3 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Iced Coffee (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 13 (LE, ) is brighter, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I662 Amber Brown (DC, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Cordura I (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Clarins The Essentials #6 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sherbert is a light-medium, orange-y brown with warm undertones and a pearly finish. It had mostly opaque color coverage with a finely-milled, smooth consistency. It was blendable and applied well to bare skin while lasting for seven and a half hours. Milani Bella Cappuccino (03) (P, $4.49) is cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek Purely Naked (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever Fortune (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Can't Escape Me (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Disco Dust #2 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Party Dress (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever S560 Taupe (P, $17.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia RTW (P, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). Smashbox Stripped (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop I Spy (LE, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Well, Hello (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Nirvana (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Huda Beauty Smokey #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #2 (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Geek (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Warm Mattes #7 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Huda Beauty Warm Browns #8 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Tarte Cove (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Colour Pop Play (LE, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Marina (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Isla is a medium, aqua green with warm, golden frost. It had good pigmentation with a soft, blendable texture that was just a smidgen dusty. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me. Colour Pop Special Delivery (P, $6.00) is cooler (90% similar). Natasha Denona Emerald Green (16M) (PiP, $29.00) is darker (85% similar). Sleek MakeUP Evergreen (PiP, $9.99) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Buxom Made of Jade (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #2 (DC, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Make Up For Ever I332 Meadow Green (DC, $21.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #2 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Apple Squishee (LE, $17.00) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Dragon (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, brighter (85% similar). City Color Beach Cottage (P, $6.99) is brighter (80% similar). Natasha Denona Golden Aquamarine (86P) (PiP, $29.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). Guerlain Electric Look #8 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). Ulta Sage (P, $10.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Guerlain Coup de Foudre #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Spirit Rock is a deep, matte black with navy blue and pink micro-sparkle. It performs and looks mostly matte on the lid as the shimmer is so subtle and/or disappears between brush and lid. The texture was thin, a little dry, but it was fairly blendable. The color lasted for eight hours. Too Faced Cookies and Cream (LE, $16.00)(100% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 19 (LE, )(100% similar). MAC Tonight's Temptation #2 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Black Tied (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dose of Colors Finders Keepers (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Tres Chic (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Tonight (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Woof (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Kat Von D Black Star (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Black Sugar (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #2 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Pure Glam (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Starry Night (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Dominique Cosmetics Moon Child (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). NARS Night Breed (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Ombre de Lune #4 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Lil Smokey (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Ooh and Ahh (Left) (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Supernouveau #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Indigo (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Hot Chocolate is a medium-dark brown with warm, red undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a firmer, drier consistency that made it harder to blend out on the skin. On me, it wore for eight hours. LORAC Spell Breaker (LE, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Laura Mercier Hot Chocolate (LE, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). Smashbox Coffee Blossom (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Smashbox Darkhorse (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Colour Pop Played Out (LE, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). Colour Pop Noche (LE, $4.50) is warmer (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Desert Haze (Define) (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Vintage (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Undercover (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Fenty Beauty Affogato (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Over the Top (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Chocolate (LE, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Eight (LE, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tarte Leader (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Cloud Nine (P, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar). Morphe Central Park (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Dreamer #4 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Dominique Cosmetics Cafecito (PiP, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Java (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Fur Smoke (21) (DC, $39.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette with Tom Ford Night Sky Cream & Powder Eye Color as eyeliner

Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette
Anastasia Self-Made Eyeshadow Palette with Tom Ford Night Sky Cream & Powder Eye Color as eyeliner

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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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This is the ONE, forget UD Spectrum! I think my already having the MUFE 15 Artist Shadows Palette, the two LE MAC pressed pigments and buying this, will give me all the shadows I will need for the types of looks I have been drooling to try lately! One question, is this already out?

OMG, the colors and swatches in this palette are stunnnning!! For only $35?? I have enough shadows for now, and I have dupes for some of these, but I am sorely tempted…..I’ll have to think about this. And love your glowy eye look!

So I’m sure I need another palette like I need a hole in the head but $35 is a steal. And it seems like this palette is streets ahead of her previous ones in terms of quality. Only wish she included a look book to help with paring colors but I can easily use Pinterest or YT.

Yeah! I ordered this yesterday. I got a great deal using my 20% platinum perk coupon from ulta along with $6 in points. This looks like a workhorse for fall! I wish it was here for Halloween!There could be some gorgeous looks from this. I actually read the review on Deep Purple twice..shocking! A well done purple- its about time.

While I think that the shades swatch nicely, I think the packaging looks so cheap, especially on the inside. 🙁
Does it has a magnetic clasp or how does it stay closed?

Wow, I might just change my mind about not buying this palette cos it was a bit warm for my taste initially! The shades I liked (Blossom, Isla and Deep Purple) all have good marks and the palette only costs £29 here so I might buy it after all!

I avoided Anastasia eye palettes like the plague, but I bought the World Traveler palette during a Nordstrom extra point sale and enjoyed it. I like the colors in this palette too – I think I’ll try it.

Ooh the eye look you did is pretty and so me. I’ve heard mixed reviews about this palette but the swatches makes me want to get my hands on it stat. I love ABH dip brow, brow gel tint and clear and their contour palette.

I haven’t tried an Anastasia palette yet but that purple is tempting me. Doesn’t the new it cosmetics palette have a pale green like this only matte? I know I’ve seen a similar color somewhere. I’m kinda into that shade too surprisingly for me. My Marc Jacobs Free Spirit palette has opened my eyes to a good pale green. I’ve only ever been interested in greens like UD’s Loaded or even Dragon for fun. With so many more holiday releases yet to come I’m torn about this one.

Yes, I thought that pale gold green looked familiar, so I dug thru my stash. If you mix the 2 colors in Tom Ford Raw Jade, you get a similar color, but it’s $60 for the kit. Another dupe is City Color Shimmer Shadow in Hint of Mint for only $7, but don’t let the price fool you, the quality is top notch. The TF is a little greener, the City Color has more of a gold duo chrome green sheen rather than a shimmer, but they are close, definitely in same color family .

This one is gorgeous and that eye look is inspiring Christine!!! I was waiting with bated breath for your review and am so pleased it seems like a worthwhile pick.

It is a lovely set of very useful colours and, generally, it has rated really well. I still think that a few of the colours look too similar to each other, especially once they are on the eye- for example the Pink Champagne and Blossom; Metallic Plum and Witch; Self Made and Hot and Cold. I would have liked a little more contrast between the colours. No blues or greys – which is a shame.

The look you created is gorgeous, what shades did you use? I picked this palette up with my ulta platinum rewards coupon and I can’t wait to play with it!

What a pretty group of colors. Love that it looks both interesting as well as easy to wear. I’ve never tried an Anastasia palette before.

I just picked this up at Ulta today and it was the last one in the store! I’m so happy I got it, because it’s a fantastic palette. The colors are very original, and the quality is great.

I wasn’t 100% sold on this after just picking up the couture palette, but there are some really beautiful shades in here! Great review as always Christine! Thanks!

Oh, YES!! This WILL BE MINE! LOL What a great palette! I love the last one, even with it’s two duds (IMO) so I know I’m going to love this one just as much. Thanks for reviewing this, Christine! And I LOVE the look you did! Warm earth tones always bring such a natural, sultry look to your eyes.

Oh no this is pretty. I think this palette is going to be pretty high up on my holiday wishlist this year, especially with that price!

I feel tempted to get this palette — mainly for the gorgeous purple — but I already have the first two dupes, lol! Thank you for the review, several of the colors look very pretty 🙂

What a nice little palette. I don’t own any of Anastasia’s eyeshadows, so I hadn’t considered getting this, but Deep Purple is calling my name! I just redeemed 1000 Ulta points and used my 20% off coupon on Vice 4, but I kind of wish I’d skipped it and purchased this instead.

Good grief, I think I may have just found the item to get with my 20% off anything at Ulta coupon (along with stocking up on the boring stuff like cotton pads & makeup remover). These swatches and your eye look are gorgeous! Now, call me hallucinogenic, but I see the six left-most shadows as a winter palette, the six right-most as spring, and the six in the center as fall. Whaddya think?

I just purchased this a coupe days ago! I have yet to swatch/use it, but looking at your review, I’m really excited to try it! I had that 20% off coupon from Ulta that’s good on higher end makeup so I used it to buy this palette. Glad I did!

Quite a few shades I like and quite a few I wouldn’t wear! Deep purple is amazing! Blossom, Metallic Plum, and Pink Champagne are also really nice. I’d make a quad out of those if I could!

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