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NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad

01/05

NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad

Tropical Express

NARS Tropical Express Eyeshadow Quad ($52.00 for 0.16 oz.) included an eggplant purple, gold, soft green, and bright purple. Three shades were quite good and easy to use, but the purple was a total disaster–it was sheer, difficult to build up, a challenge to blend, and all-in-all, a poor representation of NARS’ matte formula.

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Tropical Express #1

Permanent in Palette
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Tropical Express #2

Permanent in Palette
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A

Tropical Express #3

Permanent in Palette
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F

Tropical Express #4

Permanent in Palette
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NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad

01/05

NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad

Pulp Fiction

NARS Pulp Fiction Eyeshadow Quad ($52.00 for 0.16 oz.) includes a silvery lilac, deep purple, soft lavender, and iridescent lavender. I give props to NARS for attempting an all purple-hued quad, but all four shades fell short of expectations in at least one way, if not more. The quad has to be used with a primer to be decent on its own, and it would only be ideal for someone who prefers a sheerer look overall.

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Pulp Fiction #1

Permanent in Palette
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Pulp Fiction #2

Permanent in Palette
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Pulp Fiction #3

Permanent in Palette
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C

Pulp Fiction #4

Permanent in Palette
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NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad

01/05

NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad
NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad

Moskova

NARS Moskova Eyeshadow Quad ($52.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a new, permanent quad that features a blue-teal, pop of green, inky navy blue, and medium-dark blue. The two shimmery shades were nicely pigmented and easy enough to use, while the two more matte shades need primer and some extra effort to blend out well.

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Moskova #1

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Moskova #2

Permanent in Palette
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Moskova #3

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A-

Moskova #4

Permanent in Palette
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Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions Eyeshadow Palette

01/18

Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions | Look Details
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette
Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette

Smoke Sessions

Melt Cosmetics Smoke Sessions 8-Pan Eyeshadow Palette ($48.00 for 0.58 oz.) is a limited edition palette that released and sold out promptly sold out in December. It’s a nice palette and includes a few shades that we don’t often seen in palettes, let alone housed together. I enjoyed the mix of warmer hues on the left and cooler tones on the right, though the palette will benefit from mixing and matching with lighter and more mid-tone shimmers and mattes in one’s stash.

I wanted to get my review up now before I forget how it wore (and now that I’ve survived the holiday palette season), as the palette will eventually be re-released. The brand last mentioned a restock was planned in a “few months” in late December, but there’s no concrete date. (Your best bet is to follow them on social media for the latest.) What I do know is that two green-themed palettes sold out QUICKLY! so I just feel like mainstream brands should get in on this green goodness… I wouldn’t say no…

Smoke Sessions
A-

Limited Edition

9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
92%
Total

Tom Ford White Suede Eye Color Quad

01/09

Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford White Suede Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford White Suede Quad | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad
Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad

White Suede

Tom Ford Beauty White Suede Eye Color Quad ($88.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a new, limited edition quad that includes a sparkling peach, pale pink-peach, darker brown, and bluish-gray. It was an interesting mix of shades due to the deeper gray included along the three, more warm-toned neutral hues, though the four shades came together cohesively. I found the gray eyeshadow to be less blendable and had slight fallout when I worked with the deeper brown hue. The shade I liked best was the soft peach, which was nicely pigmented and easy to work with, but the other three had room for improvement.

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White Suede #1

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White Suede #2

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White Suede #3

Limited Edition
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White Suede #4

Limited Edition
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Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette

01/14

Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Palette | Look Details
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette
Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette

Coy

Viseart Coy Eyeshadow Palette ($80.00 for 0.84 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette that features a slew of colors from yellow to purple to green. The finish of these is called “Crystalline Satin” and is supposed to be similar to the “Crystalline Highlighter” shades in the Grande Pro Vol. 2 Palette from last year. The formula is described as buildable from “sheer to full,” though I found most shades to be more semi-opaque to opaque in one layer. The texture of the eyeshadows had a softer, almost dusty in a way, that made them very blendable and easier to sheer out if preferred; because they were softer, it was easier to use a lighter hand to get sheerer coverage if preferred.

If you like your eyeshadows fairly pigmented, then it’s a better-rated palette than it seems at a glance (more like 92%). I enjoyed using the palette, and I felt it had a soft, sparkly effect with more fleck-like sparkles–finer, flatter, and shinier–that sat well on the lid. and tends to “melt” a little after a few minutes of wear. The colors were a richer take on pastels for spring,