Ciate x Chloe Morello Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Makeup Set Review, Photos, Swatches

Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set ($49.00 for 1.24 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette for the holidays. It includes 20 eyeshadows along with a full-sized liquid liner (not reviewed here), miniature-sized liquid lipstick, and mascara (not reviewed here). The eyeshadows are supposed to be “packed full of gorgeous pigment” and have “ultimate blendability and massive color payoff.”

I had higher hopes for this palette, but there was a dryness present in several shades that made it a struggle to use, even when I tried a few of those disappointing shades over an eyeshadow primer (I even used a creamier one by Marc Jacobs Beauty). Some shades were lovely, but a lot of them were under-pigmented, needed to be built up, had fallout due to poor adhesion and binding, and were just generally far harder to work with than many other eyeshadow palettes at this price point.

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Topless

Topless is a very light beige with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. The consistency was soft and silky, but it did kickup excess product in the pan. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that wore well for seven hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

Halo

Halo is a light golden beige with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had semi-opaque color coverage in a single, which did not build up and only sheered out in practice due to the drier, looser texture that did not play well with bare skin nor primer. The eyeshadow lasted for five hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

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Coco

Coco is a medium orange with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmetnation with a lightly dusty texture, which made it hard to build up on the lid and had some fallout during application. The color faded noticeably on me by the sixth hour of wear.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Nini

Nini is a light-medium, rosy brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation, which wasn’t buildable and did not improve over primer. The consistency was soft, dusty, and prone to sheering out. It lasted for six hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

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Gold

Gold is a medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a frosted sheen. The pigmentation was mostly opaque, while the texture was soft and blendable, though it ran on the dusty side. It wore well for six and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Mica, Talc, Zinc Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Squalane, Triethylhexanoin, Silica, Nylon-12, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyisoprene, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, BHT [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400)].

Baby

Baby is a soft pink with warm undertones and a frosted shimmer. It had sheer coverage and a dry texture, so it applied poorly, even over primer. It lasted for five hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)].

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Violet

Violet is a dark, pinky red with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff that was buildable to full coverage. The texture felt soft, was blendable, and did not sheer out or feel dusty. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

Jelly Bean

Jelly Bean is a medium-dark pink with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-sheer pigmentation that did not build up, was difficult to blend, and faded within six hours of wear. The texture was quite firm and stiff in the pan.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Renegade

Renegade is a medium plum with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. The consistency was dry and dusty, which resulted in semi-opaque, uneven coverage on the lid that was quick to fade (six and a half hours).

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Morello Cherry

Morello Cherry is a medium-dark plum with warm, red undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a drier texture that applied unevenly to the lid unless used with a dampened brush. There was noticeable fading after six and a half hours of wear.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Pony

Pony is a medium-dark, purpled taupe with cool undertones and a matte finish. The eyesahdow had medium, buildable pigmentation–up to semi-opaque coverage–that applied evenly and blended out nicely. It wore well for seven hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

Platinum

Platinum is a bright, silvery white with a sparkly finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage paired with a drier, looser consistency that made the eyeshadow prone to sheering out and resulted in a ton of fallout during application as the powder just did not stick well to the skin. This shade stayed on me for five and a half hours at best.

Ingredients

Mica, Talc, Zinc Stearate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Octyldodecanol, Squalane, Triethylhexanoin, Silica, Nylon-12, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Dimethicone, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Polyisoprene, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, BHT [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400)].

Ellie

Ellie is a soft, silvery taupe with neutral-to-warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, lightly dry texture that had some fallout during application and only wore for six hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Zinc Stearate, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499)].

Mecha

Mecha is a dark, charcoal gray with neutral-to-cool undertones and a matte finish. The eyeshadow had medium coverage, which was buildable to semi-opaque pigmentation at best. The consistency was soft, dusty, and prone to sheering out and had some fallout even after tapping off excess as the color did not stick well to bare skin. It stayed on well for six and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Tin Oxide [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Beauty

Beauty is a soft black–almost a gray more than a black–with neutral-to-warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was powdery and prone to sheering out, which yielded semi-opaque coverage at best. This did not blend out that well and lasted for six hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

Rose Gold

Rose Gold is a muted, medium-dark copper with warm, brown undertones and a metallic sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation that was prone to sheering out due to the drier, looser texture that did not apply well to bare skin. It wore well for six hours on me. There was very minor improvement over a primer.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Copper

Copper is a medium-dark brown withw arm,r ed undertones and a pearly sheen. It had excellent color payoff with a smooth, blendable texture that applied well to bare skin and wore for seven and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007).

Marron

Marron is a dark brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was semi-opaque and buildable with a soft, velvety texture that was blendable and easy to work with. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Zea Mays (Corn) Starch, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Dimethicone, Silica, Cetearyl Ethylhexanoate, Nylon-12, Polymethyl Methacrylate, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Carmine (Ci 75470), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140)].

Soul

Soul appeared to be a sooty, emerald green but was so sheer that it was hard to tell what it was–maybe a blackened green with some pearl. It had sheer coverage with a stiff, dry texture that was difficult to pickup product from and even more challenging to apply and blend out as there was little there. I’m not even sure it lasted for longer than five hours on me.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite [May Contain +/- : Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, CI 77492, Ci 77499), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470)].

Chartreuse

Chartreuse is a soft, lemony green with warm, golden undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, lightly dry texture that applied decently to bare skin and lasted for seven hours.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Triethylhexanoin, Zinc Stearate, Nylon-12, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Carmine (Ci 75470).

Sydney

Sydney is a medium, pinky mauve with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had nearly opaque color payoff that applied evenly across the lips. The consistency was airy, mousse-like, and easy to spread on my lips. There was a slight amount of product that got into my deeper lip lines, but it wasn’t noticeable from a normal viewing distance. It lasted for five hours and was neither drying nor hydrating.

Ingredients

Cyclopentasiloxane, Trimethylsiloxyphenyl Dimethicone, Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Isododecane, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Triacontanyl PVP, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Methoxy PEG-17/Methoxy PEG-11/HDI Isocyanurate Trimer Crosspolymer, Fragrance (Parfum), Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Butylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Hyaluronate, Hexylene Glycol, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Yellow 6 Lake (Ci 15985).

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Pretty, Fun, Fearless Volume II Beauty Haul Makeup Set

Ciate Holiday 2017 Palette | Look Details

Ciate Holiday 2017 Palette | Look Details

Ciate Topless Eyeshadow

Ciate Topless Eyeshadow

Ciate Halo Eyeshadow

Ciate Halo Eyeshadow

Ciate Coco Eyeshadow

Ciate Coco Eyeshadow

Ciate Nini Eyeshadow

Ciate Nini Eyeshadow

Ciate Gold Eyeshadow

Ciate Gold Eyeshadow

Ciate Baby Eyeshadow

Ciate Baby Eyeshadow

Ciate Violet Eyeshadow

Ciate Violet Eyeshadow

Ciate Jelly Bean Eyeshadow

Ciate Jelly Bean Eyeshadow

Ciate Renegade Eyeshadow

Ciate Renegade Eyeshadow

Ciate Morello Cherry Eyeshadow

Ciate Morello Cherry Eyeshadow

Ciate Pony Eyeshadow

Ciate Pony Eyeshadow

Ciate Platinum Eyeshadow

Ciate Platinum Eyeshadow

Ciate Ellie Eyeshadow

Ciate Ellie Eyeshadow

Ciate Mecha Eyeshadow

Ciate Mecha Eyeshadow

Ciate Beauty Eyeshadow

Ciate Beauty Eyeshadow

Ciate Rose Gold Eyeshadow

Ciate Rose Gold Eyeshadow

Ciate Copper Eyeshadow

Ciate Copper Eyeshadow

Ciate Marron Eyeshadow

Ciate Marron Eyeshadow

Ciate Soul Eyeshadow

Ciate Soul Eyeshadow

Ciate Chartreuse Eyeshadow

Ciate Chartreuse Eyeshadow

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

Ciate Sydney Liquid Velvet Moisturizing Matte Liquid Lipstick

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Thank you for this review. I really like the color scheme in this palette and the liquid lip color…
But there were only few reviews on the Sephora website and on YT some were great the others were poor, so I decided to wait for your trustful opinion! It is now officially off my wish list now!!

Oof, I really liked the color selection, but that definitely isn’t a great performance. I hadn’t planned on getting it since I’m pretty sure I already have all of these colors (since I do like ’em, haha), but Soul…oh my.

Also, I think the photos for Rose Gold are showing up under Gold as well?

Mine is definitely better than yours but also not as good as the first release so I was still disappointed. I haven’t used it yet (despite having it for a while). I might get into it this coming weekend. I don’t want to give up on it without trying to use it first (although I might just forgo trying the Coloured Raine one). I’m sorry yours was subpar too. At least you’ve saved people money on the upcoming Sephora sale though!

The first time I tested shades from it, I was like, “hmm” and I went on and tested other palettes (this is a big one!) so I could go back later (in case it was me… or my eyelid skin or whatever), but it didn’t get better than what my initial impressions were!

How I wanted this to be good, and ‘note to self,’ if the binxcat got a good one, I would consider. Guess not! There are some mufe trio take aways, as always, and maybe Zoeva cafe, but this was def delisted…. and just in time! Highly disappointing. #1 did not get a resounding endorsement, but it’s easy, cohesive, and superb, compared to this.

If both Christine and I got bad palettes, I’d say the chances of getting a good batch are greatly reduced. Save your money! I’m going to try to make mine work since I already have it but there are much better buys out there for the upcoming sales.

It’s interesting looking at the dupes for Soul and wondering how on earth you could decide on dupes for this shade once it is applied or swatched because it’s difficult to figure out what colour it is…it’s that faded out and bland and unimpressive. I’m sure that in the pan, it looks a lot like Humid but once they’re swatched – well, it doesn’t even look like Soul is in the same colour family as Humid or many of the others. Time was, I’d have looked at all the amazing colours and the vast # of shadows and really wanted it but not so these days. I’m so tired of mediocre products being foisted on us like they’re something special.

In the instance where it’s hard to tell due to poor pigmentation, I usually try to go somewhere between the swatch and the pan based on experience with how stuff should swatch (it definitely has a dark base).

What a beautiful disaster. This palette’s shade selection had sooo much potential to be a winner! Instead, it’s just very disappointing and lame. Gotta say, that description of “Soul” had me at least crack a chuckle! 😅

If nothing else, I really love the lipstick, Sydney! 😉

I gave this a B- before even looking at Christine’s rating, and it’s worse than that. Could have been a nice option, but another pass.

I have the first edition and while there were a couple of duds it performs pretty well, especially with a good primer. I could tell by the swatches that this wasn’t going to be anywhere near the same pigmentation or blend ability. Thank you for saving us money, Christine.

Very, very average and that green is disgraceful. It is not worth the money and the brand should know better than this.
Thank you for the review Christine, once again you have saved us all some money.

I read your blog daily and have the utmost respect for your reviews, and 99% of the time I completely agree with you. That said, my experience with this palette has been completely different, in a positive way! Your swatches look dismal compared to the swatches from my palette and I have used this palette nearly every day for the last three weeks and have had terrific success with it. I did a green eye with Soul and the color was dark, pigmented, and lasted all day and beyond. Based on many other reviews on Sephora’s website, I am wondering if there were indeed “good batches” and “poor batches”, which is an utter shame because the color scheme is beautiful and I really have been very pleased with this product. And on another note, thanks for all your hard work in churning out reviews on all of these holiday palettes, I know it is not an easy task and your readers are extremely grateful!

I picked this set up during the VIB sale and only thought to come by to check on Christine’s review. Even though it seems to be a great value with a full size liquid liner and all that, the C rating definitely is making me to consider to return without even swatching it. At least they can resell it if I don’t swatch it?

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