Lancome Amethyst Glam Color Design Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Color Design Shadow & Liner Palette: Amethyst Glam

Lancome Amethyst Glam Color Design Shadow & Liner Palette ($48.00 for 0.141 oz.) is a purple-themed palette of five eyeshadows. It is one of ten new palettes from Lancome, just in time for spring. This one seems quite apt for the season, with the springy hues of lilac.

The all-over base shade is a pale white with a subtle pink-lilac iridescence; it seems more like a shimmer overlay. The lid shade is a brightened lilac purple with pinky undertones–such a pretty shade. The crease shade is a gray-cast purple with a blue-gray undretone and copper-gold shimmer. The highlighter shade is a soft pink-lilac with a shimmered finish. The liner shade is a deep blue-violet with soft blue micro-shimmer, which applies much better wet than dry.

my thoughts on the formula: The texture of these eyeshadows is very soft and silky, but all but the lid shade were sheerer than I’d like. The all-over base shade was the sheerest, while the highlighter shade seemed a touch sheer but worked out pigmentation-wise when worn on the lid–except it suffered from some fall out.

I’m disappointed in the quantity provided in the palette, though. Lancome’s Color Design Quads come in at 0.16 oz. and their Color Design Eyeshadow singles at 0.0458 oz., which works out to be $263/oz. and $371/oz. respectively. This palette is $340/oz., which makes it more expensive ($48 vs. $42) with less product (0.141 oz. vs. 0.16 oz) than the Color Design Quads.

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  • Product: 24/30
  • Value: 7/10
  • Ease of Use: 4/5
  • Packaging: 4/5

final thoughts: The palette is cooler in tone, but I think the brightness of the lid color along with the pink tones of the highlighter shade, make it appropriate for warmer skin tones, too.  I’d recommend this for light to medium skin tones, but darker skin tones may find some shades a little too sheer.

where to buy: Sephora

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
All-Over Base, Lid, Crease, Highlighter, Liner (Dry/Wet)

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
All-Over Base, Lid, Crease

Lancome Amethyst Glam Shadow & Liner Palette
Highlighter, Liner (Dry/Wet)

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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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I’m a massive purple fan and using it a lot in my make up right now. But these colours really just don’t do it for me individually or as a set.

This is gorgeous! But I can more or less dupe 3 of the colors, so I cant justify spending $48 for small amounts of 2 colors. Christine, any suggestions for dupes of the lid and crease colors? I don’t want to spend $48, but I’m loving those 2 shades!

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