Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette ($46.00 for 1.32 oz.) includes 20 eyeshadows arranged into four combinations. I like how they separated the colors, as it gives you a good idea of how to start pairing colors together, but if you want to go rogue, there’s nothing stopping you either! It’s a mixed bag; some shades are nice, some shades are difficult to work with, and the rest are somewhere in the middle. I like that there’s a mix of warmer and cool(er) shades, and there is a nice mix of finishes and depths, so you can get a variety of looks out of the palette. I also liked that this was a much slimmer palette compared to Tarte’s other holiday offerings, which are housed in bulky containers, so this would work better for traveling and take up less room when stored. I wish, though, that the quality was more consistent. The formula felt a little less smooth and silky compared to the brand’s permanent palettes (like Tartelette) but was also less dusty/powdery, though I had similar issues with the colors fading faster than average.

Pixel is a light peachy beige with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, lightly dusty texture that was blendable and applied well to bare skin. It wore well for seven hours for me. Sydney Grace Dream Maker (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Pretty (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #2 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Maybelline Pure Nude (80) (LE, $6.99) is cooler (95% similar). Cle de Peau Marmalade Sky #2 (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm Promiscuous Pearl (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Liar, Liar (P, $4.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Tails & Top Hats #6 (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Transforming Pearl (P, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Sellout (DC, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #10 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever I526 Pearl Beige (DC, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Vivacious (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Fabulous! (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Tulle (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Rosita (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Seduction #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Nuance #4 (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Dior Ambre Nuit #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Nude (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Love Hue is a soft, light-medium brown with warm, orange undertones and a mostly matte finish, though there is a dusting of silvery sparkle, but it doesn’t bind with the base, so it has little impact on the finish. The texture was firmer, so it was hard to get pigment out of the pan, which resulted in medium coverage at best. It wore well for six hours before fading. Too Faced Skinny Latte (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M536 Milk Tea (DC, $21.00) is warmer (95% similar). KVD Beauty Noble (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Fawned of You (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Makeup Geek Hayride (DC, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Buxom Gimme Gorgeous (P, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Lumieres Naturelles #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Blonde (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Portobello II (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Weekender (PiP, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Persona Loyal (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). theBalm Score (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Illusion (PiP, $8.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Chanel Deep #1 (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). ColourPop Lovely Bunch (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Different Strokes is a medium, peachy-coral with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture that wasn’t too dusty or too firm, which made it easy to work with. It started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. Smashbox Supermodel (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Ciate Nini (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Sydney Grace Honesty (P, $5.00) is warmer (95% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Lantana (LE, ) is brighter (90% similar). Coloured Raine Powder Room (LE, $6.99) is darker, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Smooch (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Kennedy (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Nectar (PiP, $19.00) is more muted (95% similar). Sydney Grace Payton's Puppy (P, $5.00) is lighter (85% similar). Natasha Denona Vega (111CM) (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). ColourPop Hello, Salem (LE, $4.50) is lighter (85% similar). ColourPop Big Spoon (LE, $4.50) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). ColourPop All 4 U (PiP, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Coral Haze (LE, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Millennial (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Coral (DC, $17.00) is darker, brighter, more pigmented (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

On the Monet is a medium-dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. The pigmentation was good, but the texture was thin and drier to the touch–it was surprisingly thin for a richer, warmer, and more bronzy shade. I found it prone to fading, as it only lasted for six hours, and sheering out on the lid. NABLA Cosmetics Ludwig (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Guerlain Coque d'Or #3 (DC, ) is warmer (95% similar). Coloured Raine Intergalactic (DC, $6.99) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Off Duty (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Fancy Face (PiP, $4.50) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Iced Coffee (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Iris Bronze #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Copper Kettle (LE, ) is warmer, better quality (90% similar). LORAC Tails & Top Hats #7 (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Dynamic (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Les Indispensables #9 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel City Lights #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Twinks (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Dior Terra #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Faux Gold (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Close Up (LE, $4.50) is brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Love and Cocoa (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cedar (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Dior Sugar Shade #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Dolce Vita #2 (PiP, ) is brighter, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Style is a dark brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It was dry, dusty, and difficult to blend as it looked patchy and uneven on the skin. it had sheer coverage, which was not really buildable. It lasted for seven hours on me when I tested it. Tarte Eiffel for You (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Risque (PiP, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). LORAC Nude #7 (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Maple Syrup (LE, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tarte Powerful (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Malted (PiP, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Chocolate (PiP, $19.00) is more pigmented (95% similar). Makeup Atelier Natural Brown #4 (P, ) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Knock Out (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cocoa Mirage #4 (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Yule Be Surprised (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). LORAC Dark Brown (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Naturally Fabulous (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Makeup Atelier Red Ochre #5 (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Ground Brown (P, $17.00) is darker, better quality (95% similar). Lancome Couture (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Dreamer (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Ash Brown (P, $12.00) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Trog (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). KVD Beauty Sytry (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Base Coat is a light, yellowed beige with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had good color coverage with a soft, smooth, and silky texture that had a little excess powder that kicked up in the pan but was very blendable. This shade started to fade after seven hours of wear. Zoeva Liquid Clock (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Swan Song (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Inglot #353 (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Laura Mercier Buttercream (PiP, $23.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Compassionate (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). KVD Beauty Sage (Highlight) (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). NARS Biarritz (P, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Blanc (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 01 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild The Night's Quad #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Crystal Cove (LE, $4.50) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Double Scoop (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). Too Faced Heaven (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Lazy Afternoon (207) (P, $9.00) is darker (90% similar). Smashbox Vanilla (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Sand (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Treat Yourself (LE, $4.50) is darker (90% similar). Jouer Crème (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Queen Bee (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Dominique Cosmetics Free Spirit (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Medium is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a frost finish. It had nice pigmentation that covered the skin well and blended out easily. This shade wore for eight hours before creasing slightly. UOMA Beauty Kush (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals Bubbles (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Celestial (LE, $4.50) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop Spill the Tea (LE, $4.50) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Maiden (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals Bare Skin (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Muse #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Hourglass Reflect (P, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). Sydney Grace Guardian Angels (DC, $5.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Laura Mercier Rosegold (PiP, $28.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Marina (LE, $12.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Designer Duds (PiP, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Rose (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Delirium (DC, $25.00) is warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Elegance (LE, $9.99) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Rose Gold (PiP, )(90% similar). Urban Decay Turn On (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Walk of No Shame #3 (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Old Church Street (Left) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

A Beautiful Degas is a dark brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was fantastic, while the texture was smooth and blendable without being thin or too powdery. It wore well for eight hours before I noticed signs of fading. Laura Mercier Ganache (LE, $23.00)(100% similar). Hourglass Rich Brown (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Inglot #360 (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Bark (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Tarte One Too Manet (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Smashbox Angles (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop No Bounds (LE, $4.50) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Truffle (PiP, $23.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). NARS Look Closer III (DC, $25.00) is lighter (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #7 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Sephora Tree-Hugger (301) (P, $9.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M600 Pink Brown (DC, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Violeta (LE, $12.00) is cooler (90% similar). Viseart Minx #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Pat McGrath Deep Shade (PiP, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Big Brooch (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tarte Edgy (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Morphe Mocha (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Cabin Fever (DC, $6.00) is cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Mea Culpa (PiP, $8.00) is brighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Venus is a medium-dark, bronzy brown with warm, golden undertones and a shimmering finish. It yielded opaque pigmentation with a smooth, lightly dense texture that applied well to skin with even coverage that remained blendable without losing its intensity. This eyeshadow wore well for seven and a half hours. Urban Decay Radar (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). MAC Monaco-co (Enchanted Forest) (LE, $20.00) is warmer (95% similar). Guerlain Coque d'Or #4 (DC, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Winsome Lose Some (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Firecracker (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Givenchy Palette Ors Audacieux #2 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Been There, Done That (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Hourglass Plum Brown (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Telesto (P, $29.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Ardency Inn Vintage Gold (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Spiked Cider (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Songbird (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Crystal Beige (LE, $23.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Good Girl & U Know It (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Archetype (PiP, $8.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #8 (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Clionadh Caribou (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Makeup Atelier Amazon #4 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Natasha Denona Palladium (316M) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia Paris (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mosaic is a dark, reddish brown with warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had full color coverage that adhered well to bare skin and blended out nicely around the edges. It was easy to use and lasted for eight hours on me. Urban Decay Wedge (LE, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Viseart Copper (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Expose #5 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Burnished Rose (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Coque d'Or #3 (DC, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Jardins Eclatants #3 (LE, )(95% similar). Too Faced Tout Suite (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Howdy (PiP, $4.50) is darker (95% similar). Chanel Codes Subtils #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay 180 (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Mulch (P, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Gravitational (LE, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). Pat McGrath Smoke and Mirrors (LE, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty White Suede #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Aurora (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Cle de Peau Grounded (Left) (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Shadow (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Pretty (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). NYX Bedroom Eyes (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Dreamlight (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Glaze is a soft, golden beige with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, fairly blendable texture on the skin, but it was easier to use with a firmer, flatter brush than a fluffy one, as the shimmer did not diffuse as easily with a fluffy brush. This shade lasted for seven and a half hours on me. ColourPop My Treat (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Walk of No Shame #1 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Les Cendres #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Endowed (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop The Cancer (P, $4.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Cuteness Overload (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty AW '16 (Left) (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). NARS Delphes #1 (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Cle de Peau Calm (Right) (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Peony (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Ladybird (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #18 (P, $6.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Enchant (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #1 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Viseart Rendezvous (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Alhambra I (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop The Knot (PiP, $4.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Wink (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Nude Awakening #3 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Destiny (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For Realism is a muted, medium-dark purply taupe with cooler undertones and a matte finish. It had nice color payoff with a soft, lightly dusty texture that was blendable and did not appear dry on the eye. I noticed fading with this shade after seven hours of wear. YSL Paris #9 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Mint Chocolate (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Hasard (99) (P, $29.50) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Monochrome #4 (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Mauve (PiP, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Buxom Spoiled Sexy (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Dreams (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Too Faced Almond Truffle (PiP, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Guerlain Les Cendres #2 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M546 Dark Purple Taupe (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Haux (P, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). Sephora Cloak (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Rose Such a Clatter (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Tease (DC, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Pink Mauve (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). LORAC Violet Gray (LE, $19.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). LORAC Unconditional (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (80% similar). Tarte Natural Beauty (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Urban Decay Tempted (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (80% similar). MAC Choc-ful (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Color Vibes is a soft, medium brown with warm undertones and a subtle, grayish cast paired with a frosted finish. It had good pigmentation, though it appeared lighter and brighter swatched than it did in the pan. The texture was firmer but not stiff, so it was still blendable when I tried using it on the lid. It wore well for seven hours before fading. LORAC Silver Fox (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Eternal Optimist (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Sweet as Candy #3 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). NARS Look Closer II (DC, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Undertone (802) (P, $36.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Agate (DC, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). theBalm Stand-offish (P, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Sweet Satisfaction (DC, $21.00) is lighter (85% similar). KVD Beauty Dusk (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #4 (DC, ) is lighter (85% similar). LORAC Cliffside (LE, $19.00) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seascape is a deep, steely gray with cool, blue undertones and a pearly sheen. It had good color payoff that applied well to bare skin and was easy to blend out. The texture wasn’t too firm or too soft. On me, it lasted for seven and a half hours. Tom Ford Beauty White Suede #4 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). LORAC Slate (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Text Me Later (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Au Fil de L'Eau #4 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Denim Smokey (P, $12.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Showgirl (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Showgirl (LE, $21.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #9 (DC, $25.00) is warmer (85% similar). BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #27 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Bold Generation (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Slanted (PiP, $19.00) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Silver Screen (LE, $36.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Graphic Style (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Au Fil de L'Eau #3 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Sephora Hematite (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). MAC Catch My Snowdrift (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). MAC Glitch in the Matrix (P, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). Giorgio Armani Moonlight White #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Inked is a deep navy blue with a hint of purple paired with a matte finish. The texture was very dusty–almost chalky–and very prone to adhering better in some places and less so in others, which resulted in an uneven application that couldn’t be corrected by trying to blend it out (it just wouldn’t move). It wore well for seven and a half hours. MAC Switch Me On (LE, $20.00)(100% similar). Urban Decay Pseudonym (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Smashbox Harbor (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Zodiac (PiP, $8.00) is darker (95% similar). Laura Mercier Deep Night (PiP, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Maven (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Midnight Kiss (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #02 (P, $32.00) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #6 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Dark Navy (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Crow's Nest (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Apres l'Ondee #5 (DC, ) is warmer (90% similar). Inglot #389 (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). Estee Lauder Saphir (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #5 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Stingray (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Merryweather (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). KVD Beauty Tornay (DC, ) is warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Stunner (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Exhibit is a soft, light pink with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a lightly dusty consistency that was thin and prone to sheering out. It worked better to help blend out or diffuse darker plums/purples along the edges (almost like a transition shade) than alone as a result. It wore well for six hours before fading noticeably. Makeup Geek Confection (DC, $6.00) is more muted (95% similar). Tarte Caregiver (LE, ) is more pigmented (95% similar). Smashbox Parfait (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Tarte Wrapped Up (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Light Pink (PiP, $19.00) is brighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M870 Yogurt (DC, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Benefit Pinky Swear (P, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Kitten (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Matte Pink (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC The Wrong Man (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Powdered Sugar (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Bouthan #1 (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Pop Art Princess is a medium, rosy pink with warm undertones and a sparkly, metallic finish. The texture was drier and a little gritty, so there was fall out during application. It had semi-opaque color coverage, which applied better with a firm brush or fingertip, as I noticed some skipping and patchiness when I used a regular domed eyeshadow brush. It wore well for six and a half hours before creasing. ColourPop Lifted (P, $5.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Laura Mercier Primrose (PiP, $22.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Paris #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Opera (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Tiny Pansie (DC, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sydney Grace Warm Glow (P, $8.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pink Frontier (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Quartz Rose (26) (P, $36.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Chanel Tender #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Burnout (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop Organza (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Pampered Pink (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Firenze (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop The Scales (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Sandy Toes (DC, $10.00) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #6 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Ultraviolet (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Mystic (P, $8.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Atomic (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Smashbox Cascade (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Modern Icon is a muted, medium pinky-mauve with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had a thinner, drier texture that absorbed the skin’s natural oils very easily, which resulted in more uneven color that was difficult to blend out. This shade wore for seven hours on me. MAC Quite Spoiled (LE, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). Benefit Pause for Applause (P, $20.00) is lighter (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Circle (P, $8.00) is cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Big Moves (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). ColourPop R and R (PiP, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Sugar Snack (LE, $17.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Lancome My French #2 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Elemental #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Quiet Revolution #1 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Strawberry Bon Bon (PiP, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #3 (PiP, ) is darker, more muted (85% similar). Viseart Embrace (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Paradise Island (LE, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Limit (PiP, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Too Faced Gigi (LE, $16.00) is darker (85% similar). Viseart Lilas (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). MAC The Wrong Man (LE, $17.00)(85% similar). Ciate Toon Kisses (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Social (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Huda Beauty Lace (PiP, )(85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Getty Up & Go is a deep plum with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a soft, lightly dusty texture that was fairly blendable and didn’t turn patchy when blended out. The color wore well for just over seven and a half hours when I tested it. Urban Decay Neo (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Plum (PiP, $19.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Viseart Mulberry (Amethyst #3) (P, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Natasha Denona Trust (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Inglot #325 (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Ciate Flirt (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Black Currant (PiP, $19.00) is more muted (90% similar). Dior Pink Vibration #5 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Inglot #375 (P, $6.00) is brighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #160 (DC, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M928 Eggplant (P, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Occult (PiP, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Fig. 1 (DC, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). KVD Beauty Hybrid Moments (DC, ) is warmer (90% similar). Huda Beauty Amethyst #4 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M928 Eggplant (P, $17.00) is warmer (85% similar). Dior Plum Tulle #5 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). KVD Beauty Plum (Define) (PiP, ) is darker, more muted, warmer (85% similar). Melt Cosmetics Last Caress (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia BBDC (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Illusion is a deep purple with subtle, warm undertones and a soft, frosted finish. It had good pigmentation, but the texture was on the drier side, which made it harder to blend out for more diffused edges. I noticed a bit of fading after seven hours of wear. Urban Decay Tornado (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty How You Want (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME930 Black Purple (P, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). theBalm Lavish Latoya (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Twilight (LE, $4.50) is more muted (90% similar). Urban Decay Purple Dust (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Black Violet (P, $24.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Gravity (DC, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Plumluxe #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Adi (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Pat McGrath Smoked Amethyst (LE, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Claretluxe #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #14 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Cyber Lilac (LE, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Tease #1 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Danessa Myricks Truth (P, $18.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Gravity's Pull (LE, $25.00) is darker, more muted, warmer (85% similar). bareMinerals Encore (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). LORAC Licorice (LE, $19.00) is darker (80% similar). Sydney Grace Rushed (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Color Vibes

LELimited Edition. $46.00.
B-
B-
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
82%
Total

Pixel

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total

Love Hue

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
69%
Total

Different Strokes

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

On the Monet

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total

Style

LELimited Edition.
F
F
5
Product
5
Pigmentation
5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
2.5
Application
56%
Total

Base Coat

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

Medium

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

A Beautiful Degas

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Venus

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Mosaic

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Glaze

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

For Realism

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

Color Vibes

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
86%
Total

Seascape

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Inked

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
6
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
8
Longevity
2
Application
69%
Total

Exhibit

LELimited Edition.
C-
C-
6
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
72%
Total

Pop Art Princess

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
73%
Total

Modern Icon

LELimited Edition.
C+
C+
7.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
78%
Total

Getty Up & Go

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total

Illusion

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total
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Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
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Tarte Pixel Eyeshadow
Tarte Pixel Eyeshadow

Tarte Pixel Eyeshadow
Tarte Pixel Eyeshadow

Tarte Love Hue Eyeshadow
Tarte Love Hue Eyeshadow

Tarte Love Hue Eyeshadow
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Tarte Different Strokes Eyeshadow
Tarte Different Strokes Eyeshadow

Tarte Different Strokes Eyeshadow
Tarte Different Strokes Eyeshadow

Tarte On the Monet Eyeshadow
Tarte On the Monet Eyeshadow

Tarte On the Monet Eyeshadow
Tarte On the Monet Eyeshadow

Tarte Style Eyeshadow
Tarte Style Eyeshadow

Tarte Style Eyeshadow
Tarte Style Eyeshadow

Tarte Base Coat Eyeshadow
Tarte Base Coat Eyeshadow

Tarte Base Coat Eyeshadow
Tarte Base Coat Eyeshadow

Tarte Medium Eyeshadow
Tarte Medium Eyeshadow

Tarte Medium Eyeshadow
Tarte Medium Eyeshadow

Tarte A Beautiful Degas Eyeshadow
Tarte A Beautiful Degas Eyeshadow

Tarte A Beautiful Degas Eyeshadow
Tarte A Beautiful Degas Eyeshadow

Tarte Venus Eyeshadow
Tarte Venus Eyeshadow

Tarte Venus Eyeshadow
Tarte Venus Eyeshadow

Tarte Mosaic Eyeshadow
Tarte Mosaic Eyeshadow

Tarte Mosaic Eyeshadow
Tarte Mosaic Eyeshadow

Tarte Glaze Eyeshadow
Tarte Glaze Eyeshadow

Tarte Glaze Eyeshadow
Tarte Glaze Eyeshadow

Tarte For Realism Eyeshadow
Tarte For Realism Eyeshadow

Tarte For Realism Eyeshadow
Tarte For Realism Eyeshadow

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow

Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow
Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow

Tarte Seascape Eyeshadow
Tarte Seascape Eyeshadow

Tarte Seascape Eyeshadow
Tarte Seascape Eyeshadow

Tarte Inked Eyeshadow
Tarte Inked Eyeshadow

Tarte Inked Eyeshadow
Tarte Inked Eyeshadow

Tarte Exhibit Eyeshadow
Tarte Exhibit Eyeshadow

Tarte Exhibit Eyeshadow
Tarte Exhibit Eyeshadow

Tarte Pop Art Princess Eyeshadow
Tarte Pop Art Princess Eyeshadow

Tarte Pop Art Princess Eyeshadow
Tarte Pop Art Princess Eyeshadow

Tarte Modern Icon Eyeshadow
Tarte Modern Icon Eyeshadow

Tarte Modern Icon Eyeshadow
Tarte Modern Icon Eyeshadow

Tarte Getty Up & Go Eyeshadow
Tarte Getty Up & Go Eyeshadow

Tarte Getty Up & Go Eyeshadow
Tarte Getty Up & Go Eyeshadow

Tarte Illusion Eyeshadow
Tarte Illusion Eyeshadow

Tarte Illusion Eyeshadow
Tarte Illusion Eyeshadow

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Tarte Color Vibes Eyeshadow Palette
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Sigh. I wish Tarte would stop bombarding us with one mediocre, mixed bag holiday palette after another, all with very similar color combos, and just shove their awesome LE Metallic singles into a value kit, and call it a day! I have 7 of those LE singles (all bought at 50% off), and they are LIGHT YEARS ahead of any of the regular shadows, on par with the best of MUFE Artist and UD. Or give us the Rainforest of the Sea formula again in another palette, but not this.

It appears that they do multiple mega sets so they can have one exclusive to each retailer, but it makes one wonder just how much time/effort they put into each :/

Amen to Tarte putting together a truly NICE palette using the Metallic or RFOTS formula, plus doing the one smart thing they did do here; add color! Then it would be a worthwhile palette to have.

I would have dug this palette more had the performance been a bit more consistent. I’m not sure it’s worth the purchase this time around, but your eye looks are stunning even so!

Lots and lots of pink tones, vanilla and neutrals with splashes of colour – seascape and the purples. To me this is more of a summer palette than for autumn.
I love the seascape shade, but have lots of the other shades that I like. The ratings are all over the place, with the mattes not the best.
Beautiful eye looks Christine.

I LOVE the colors in this palette, and the layout and the NAMES!! (I was an Art History major in college!) so all these art history names coming from Tarte this season are really calling to me. I wish the quality was better dang it. But I’m so in love with Seascape that I may buy this.

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