Tarte Light of the Party Makeup Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

Tarte Light of the Party Makeup Palette
Tarte Light of the Party Makeup Palette

Tarte Light of the Party Makeup PaletteTarte Light of the Party Makeup Palette ($59.00 for 1.41 oz.) includes thirty eyeshadows, three cheek products, and a travel-sized mascara housed in a medium-large-sized zippered case with sequins on the exterior lid. There is a smaller palette that pops out that contains the three cheek products and six eyeshadows, which is simple cardboard packaging and when removed, reveals the mirror inside. The case is relatively heavy, so the mirror never stays open at an angle, which limits some of its functionality (without propping it up against a wall or the like).

For those keeping track of value…

It’s harder to assess value with a brand like Tarte, as the majority of their eyeshadow releases are in palettes. That being said, I looked at three ways to calculate total value of the eyeshadows: 1) their current and permanent Tartelette palette, which brings the price per ounce to $69.18, 2) the price per ounce of their eyeshadow refills, which brings price per ounce to $83.33, and 3) the price per ounce of their Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow Quads, which brings price per ounce to $110.00. As far as I can tell, they don’t sell their highlighters as standalone products, so I went with the price per ounce of their blush formula. Tarte sets are large and almost always around the $50-ish range, and they are a good value, but I’m not sure what price per ounce they’re using to get to $394 value. As a consumer, given that Tarte mostly releases in palettes, the “value” is softer since you’re almost always getting more for your money than if you bought singles (which aren’t really available from Tarte). There is certainly some value associated with the dual-ended, travel-sized brush and the case itself, but the two aren’t $200+ in value either.

  • Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow | 30 x 0.024 oz. or 0.72 oz. in total = $49.81 (using Tartelette palette PPO) or $60.00 (using eyeshadow refill PPO) or $79.20 (using Amazonian Clay Eyeshadow Quad PPO)
  • Amazonian Clay Blush | 1 x 0.20 oz. = $28.00
  • Amazonian Clay Bronzer | 1 x 0.20 oz. = $18.75
  • Amazonian Clay Highlighter | 1 x 0.155 oz. = $21.70
  • Lights, Camera, Lashes Mascara | 1 x 0.13 oz. = $10.00
  • Total Value: $128.26 to $157.65

Social Butterfly is a medium, warm-toned brown with yellow undertones and a mostly matte finish. The texture was soft, blendable, and easily applied to the skin. It had mostly opaque pigmentation and lasted for eight hours (but not twelve). By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #6 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Stila Sending My Love Bronzer (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Skinny Dip (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). By Terry Tan & Flash Cruise #5 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Zoeva ND020 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light (P, $52.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Desert Nights (P, $48.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals The High Dive (PiP, $24.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave. Princess #2 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Paradise Cove (P, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Matte Bronze (LE, $70.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Illamasqua Disobey (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Benefit Hoola (P, $30.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Naked on the Run Bronzer (-, ) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Dune (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Refined Golden (P, $28.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Dolce and Gabbana Desert (P, $51.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). NARS San Juan (P, $38.00) is lighter (85% similar). NARS Madly (P, $30.00) is darker (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Desert Days (P, $48.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Amazed is a light-medium pink with soft, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had a soft, finely-milled texture that applied smoothly and blended out well. The color was mostly opaque and wore well for eight and a half hours. NARS Unwritten (LE, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Rose (P, $30.00) is cooler (95% similar). Anastasia Kash (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Naked Cherry #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). LORAC Underrated (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Genius (LE, $29.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Chanel Tweed Evanescent (130) (LE, $45.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Accentuate (Tarteist) (LE, ) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Icon (LE, $29.00) is cooler (90% similar). theBalm Frat Boy (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). ILIA Before Today (P, $32.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek XOXO (P, $10.00)(90% similar). Estee Lauder Pink Ingenue (P, $34.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Modest Blush (LE, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Hot Pursuit (LE, $30.00) is cooler (90% similar). Chanel Quintessence (440) (P, $45.00) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Impress (LE, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Love (LE, $29.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Fleur Power (P, $24.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarte Live (LE, $29.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Pink Champagne is a brighter, pink-tinged beige with a frosted finish. It has subtle,w armer undertones, but it looked almost icy against my undertones so it may be more or less warm-toned depending on what your own undertones are like. The texture was soft and smooth, so it blended out well, but it was also a bit powdery. It stopped just short of emphasizing pores on my skin. This shade lasted for eight hours. L'Oreal Rose (P, $12.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Luminous (P, $30.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Upgrade (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Delicate Pink (14) (P, $55.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Spellbound Glow (LE, $30.00) is brighter (90% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Snowglobe (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Starburst (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight (P, $44.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Laura Geller Peach Glow (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). NARS Double Orgasm (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Eclat du Desert (LE, $70.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). MAC Lightscapade (P, $34.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Popcorn Strand is a pale, milky peachy-pink with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a lightly dusty texture that was a bit dry and prone to sheering out. It wore well for seven hours before fading. bareMinerals Promise (LE, )(100% similar). Stila Pale Pink (LE, $18.00)(100% similar). Tarte Vanilla Candles (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty In the Pink #1 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Pale, Please (LE, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Naked (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Pure (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Sorbet (DC, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Wink (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Huda Beauty Ruby #1 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Inglot #356 (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Golden Shock #4 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Dainty (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Amour (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Waisted (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Stila Light Pink (LE, $18.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Tweet (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter, cooler (90% similar). Laura Mercier Vanilla Nuts (PiP, $23.00) is cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Bee Sweet (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Palace of Versaille (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wrapped Up is a light pink with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had a powdery consistency that made it apply unevenly/accentuate the skin’s natural texture. The color started to fade after six and a half hours of wear. Tarte Exhibit (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Lancome My French #1 (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Lovely (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Smashbox Parfait (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Kitten (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Sweetness (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M870 Yogurt (DC, $21.00) is more muted (95% similar). Sephora Ballet (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Confection (DC, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). Dior Matte Pink (PiP, ) is brighter (95% similar). LORAC Pink Cream (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty With Style (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Flounce (PiP, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Big Bang (LE, $4.50) is warmer (90% similar). LORAC Bonfire (LE, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Aaah (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Huda Beauty Rose #8 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Benefit Pinky Swear (P, $20.00) is darker (90% similar). KVD Beauty Baptism (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). NYX Birthday Suit (P, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Dancer & Prancer is a muted, medium brown with warm undertones and a soft, frosted sheen. It had good pigmentation, but it had a dryness to it that made it harder to apply and faster to fade (seven hours). MAC Sax Appeal (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Look Closer II (DC, $25.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). NARS Bonifacio (DC, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Dior Capital of Light #4 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Khaki (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Stila Stone (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Bohemian Waxwing (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Barely There (LE, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC City Beat (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). ColourPop Truth (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). KVD Beauty Dusk (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Burberry Pale Barley (102) (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Ambre Nuit #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Shining Star is a medium-dark, copper-brown with warm, rosy undertones and a frosted finish. It had nice color coverage with a soft, smooth texture that wasn’t too powdery or too firm. It wore well for eight hours. Make Up For Ever I538 Pearly Gray Beige (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Topaz (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (95% similar). bareMinerals Bubbles (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Sultana (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Rivoli #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Honesty (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). NARS Iraklion (P, $24.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Viseart Litha (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Sand Tropez (Faerie Fayre) (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Bare Skin (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Clutch (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Disney by Sephora Les Poissons (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Baby (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Becca Champagne Toast (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Sephora Selfie (DC, $10.00) is lighter (85% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Cedar Wood (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Make Up For Ever ME612 Silver Brown (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Natasha Denona Skin (75S) (PiP, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). bareMinerals Tan Lines (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Angelic Cockatiels (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Yule Be Surprised is a medium-dark, chocolate brown with warm,r ed undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation but was quite powdery to work with and kicks up excess in the pan, so it’s a shade to use caution with to avoid getting brown dust all over the other shades in the palette. It wore for seven and a half hours on me. Tarte Powerful (LE, )(100% similar). MAC Naturally Fabulous (LE, $17.00) is brighter (95% similar). Too Faced Almond Mocha (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cocoa Mirage #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). KVD Beauty Sytry (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Chanel Charming #4 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Malted (PiP, $16.00) is brighter (95% similar). Tarte Style (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Knock Out (LE, $16.00) is brighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Whiskey (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Chocolate (LE, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced La Femme (LE, $16.00) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Choco Cake (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Ground Brown (P, $17.00) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Geek Dark Roast (LE, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). Viseart Chocolate (PiP, )(95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #7 (PiP, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Picnic Basket (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Heartbreaker (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Huda Beauty Smokey #7 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mulberry & Bright is a muted, dark plum with warm undertones and a satin finish. It had mostly opaque pigmentation with a lightly dusty, thinner texture that went on a little unevenly/patchy when I tried using it. It wore well for seven hours on me. Huda Beauty Mauve #7 (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Donut (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Mancat (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Blackberry (P, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Delectable (PiP, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Sketch (P, $17.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Guerlain Rose Barbare #5 (DC, ) is cooler (90% similar). Laura Mercier Aubergine (PiP, $28.00) is lighter, glossier (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Meanstreak (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Cabernet (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Risky Biz (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Becca Bordeaux (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Dior Feel #1 (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild VI Purple #3 (PiP, ) is cooler (85% similar). Chanel Signe Particulier #3 (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). NYX Late Night Lingerie (P, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Last Dance (DC, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Tarte Vio-let It Go (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Natasha Denona Aubergine (24V) (PiP, $29.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Fenty Beauty Pinot Please (LE, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sugar Cookie is a light beige with neutral-to-warm undertones and a pearly shimmer. It hda so-so pigmentation with a firmer consistency that was still on the dry side, so it didn’t apply as smoothly as I would have liked to see. It started to fade after seven hours. ColourPop Girly (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Onai (LE, $6.00) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Winterlude (LE, $17.00) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Quadrille #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Flagstone (DC, $10.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte It's Snow Time (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm Wipe Out (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). KVD Beauty Lucius (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte In a Flurry (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals 500 Thread Count (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Desert Lightning (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). YSL Avant Garde #2 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Beige (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Celebrate (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Clarins Brown #1 (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

In a Flurry is a light, peachy beige with warm undertones and light dusting of shimmer. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage but never built-up to full intensity. It faded within six and a half hours. MAC Pretty (LE, $17.00) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Winterlude (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). KVD Beauty Lucius (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Smokeluxe #1 (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Clinique Jammin' #1 (PiP, $15.00) is darker (95% similar). IT Cosmetics Transforming Pearl (P, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever S522 Pinky Nude (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Iris Bronze #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Skimp (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced White Peach (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Laura Mercier Vanilla Kiss (LE, $23.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Celebrate (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Sugar Cookie (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Nude Dress #3 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar). MAC Sahara Dust (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Fizz the Season is a light-medium, golden peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had good color payoff with a fairly soft, smooth texture that lasted for seven and a half hours on me. Tarte Crystal Spark (LE, )(100% similar). Urban Decay Pop (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). LORAC Peony (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Rebel #1 (DC, ) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Ladybird (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Treasure (LE, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Shade IV (LE, $25.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Natasha Denona Galaxia (112K) (PiP, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Cuir Cannage #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Vendome #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Blush (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Sandstone (LE, $18.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes #15 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Fallen Angel #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Ball Gown (V2) (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Satin Sheets (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Natural Vigor #1 (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Hollywood (17) (LE, $39.00) is darker (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Café Crème (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

It’s Snow Time is a light beige with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had nice color coverage with a soft, lightly powdery texture that went on well but only lasted for seven hours. Too Faced All American Girl (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Glow #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Blonde (DC, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). theBalm High Tide (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Sugar Cookie (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Vanilla (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Buxom Satin Seduction (P, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Girly (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Paris #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). KVD Beauty Lyric (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma (DC, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I414 Yellow Ivory (DC, $21.00) is brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Soleil et Lune #1 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Phresh Out #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Fresh Innocence (LE, $17.00) is cooler (90% similar). Dior Jardin #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Mahe #3 (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Naked Truth #1 (DC, $2.29) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Elektron (DC, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Sugar (LE, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Eggnog is a light, yellowed beige with a satin finish. It was sheer with a firm consistency that made it difficult to use. I could barely tell it was on, and my best guess at lasting time was around six hours. LORAC Nude #1 (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Vanilla Kiss (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Inglot #355 (P, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). Hourglass Color Field #1 (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M500 Ivory (DC, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #3 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Givenchy Delicate #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Anastasia Vanilla (P, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Compassionate (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Anonymous (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Zoeva Bitter Start (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Divinity (PiP, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Dior Golden Reflections #4 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Ulta Bone (P, $10.00) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Bare (PiP, $19.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Tarte Super Mom (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Winterlude (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Mylar (DC, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sephora Cashmere (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Lancome Chouquette (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

What a Wonderful Pearl is a soft, light-medium peachy-pink (more pink than peach) with a matte finish. It had so-so color payoff with a lightly dusty, thinner texture. It lasted for six hours. Dior Exuberante #2 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Smashbox Naked (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Urban Decay Strange (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarte Palace of Versaille (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Smitten (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty In the Pink #1 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Morning Dew (PiP, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Popcorn Strand (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Studio (LE, $19.00) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Dior Golden Shock #4 (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). L'Oreal Mademoiselle Pink (P, $5.99) is cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Miracle of Light is a medium-dark, golden bronze brown with warm undertones and a frosted, slightly metallic, finish. It had good pigmentation with a lightly dry texture that applied fairly well but tended to sheer out a bit on the skin. The color started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. Buxom Style Icon (P, $12.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Telesto (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME644 Iced Brown (DC, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Edward Bess Cosmic Bliss #2 (PiP, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Chains of Love (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Too Faced Buttered Rum (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC A Harvest of Greens #2 (PiP, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Dream Girl #8 (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Topaz (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Golden Touch (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Cinnamon (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Zoeva Subtle Blend (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Make Up For Ever D640 Golden Snake (DC, $21.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Tempting (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Rum Pum Plum is a mauvy pink with subtle, neutral-to-cool undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-sheer pigmentation with a firmer, drier texture in the pan, which made it harder to get good color payoff out of it. It showed signs of fading after six hours of wear. Tarte Eco-chic (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Becca Cordial (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Cashmere (PiP, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Tick Tock (LE, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Plum Mauve (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Too Faced Dreams (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Pretty Vulgar Unruffled (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Rose in the Air #3 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Rustique (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Paw Print (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Lethal Cosmetics Calcination (P, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Quarry (P, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Lil Dipper (LE, $4.50) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Dress Me Up (LE, $17.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). bareMinerals Velvet Mauve (PiP, $14.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Virgin Orchid #3 (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Too Faced Rendezvous (LE, $16.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Geek Petal Pusher (DC, $6.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Mauve (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Otherwise (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Tartetini is a muted, light-medium peach with hints of pink and a matte finish. It was incredibly soft but incredibly powder at the same time, which resulted in really sheer coverage when applied to the skin. The color had faded noticeably by the fifth hour. Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 5 (LE, )(95% similar). Anastasia Day Rate (P, $12.00) is cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Party Girl (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #5 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Frisco (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Smashbox Totally Nude (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Tan (LE, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). Inglot #341 (P, $6.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Laced (DC, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Baby It’s Gold Outside is a slightly muted, light-medium yellow gold with a metallic sheen and a bit of sparkle. The texture was dusty and dry, and it applied unevenly on the lid. This shade faded after six and a half hours of wear. MAC Fool's Gold (LE, $17.00) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop Okay (LE, $6.00) is warmer (95% similar). Smashbox Champagne (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Crimper (LE, $6.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Cushy Life (LE, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Desert Rose-mance (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Ardency Inn Sunday (DC, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Solar Exposure #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Lancome Eternal Gold (P, $24.50) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Contraste Horizon #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Peach Sorbet (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Inspire (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Canter (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Muse #3 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). L'Oreal Eternal Sunshine (P, $7.99) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Dior Gold Highlighter (PiP, ) is darker, more muted (90% similar). MAC The Naked Time (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay No Shame (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Soleil d'Ambre #2 (Eye Color) (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Hollywoodland (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Peach on Earth is a light-medium, orange-toned brown with a satin finish. It was very, very firm in the pan and I had to really jab at it to loosen color off of the surface to get even sheer coverage. Short of scraping off color (essentially turning it into a loose eyeshadow), I couldn’t even get enough product to show up on my lid. When I did the scraping, the color lasted for five hours. KVD Beauty Geek (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tarte Peach Poppy (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Beige (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Spoiled (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Millennial (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Nougat (PiP, $16.00) is cooler (85% similar). Laura Mercier Ginger (PiP, $23.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Anastasia Soft Peach (P, $12.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Givenchy Beige Mousseline (2) (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, darker, brighter (80% similar). Make Up For Ever S710 Peach (DC, $21.00) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Come What Grey is a medium-dark taupe with subtle, warmer undertones and a satin finish. It had good pigmentation with a soft, lightly powdery texture that lasted for seven and a half hours. MAC Stony (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Fossil (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Grip (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Natasha Denona Sculpture (226CM) (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Sydney Grace Moon Landing (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). MAC Gutter Gal (LE, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Adios (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). bareMinerals Trench Coat (LE, ) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Under the Mistle-taupe is a medium-dark, taupe brown with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. The texture was drier, slightly dusty, and showed on the lid that way. This shade had good pigmentation and lasted for seven hours on me. Too Faced Ska (PiP, $16.00)(100% similar). Smashbox Hell Ya (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Mademoiselle #4 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Good Girl & U Know It (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC Silver Dawn (P, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Viseart Grand-Palais (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Cold Brew (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Delightful #2 (DC, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Inglot #402 (P, $7.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). L'Oreal Quartz Fume (P, $5.99) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Burberry Gold #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #09 (P, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Beautifully Charred (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Ursa Major (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 12 (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Lust in LA (LE, $9.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Clinique Cocoa Pop (P, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Treasure Hunt (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Aladdin's Lamp (LE, $9.99) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC A Glimmer of Gold #4 (PiP, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Ring-a-ling is a medium-dark, plummy taupe with warmer, rosier undertones and a frosted finish. It had nice color payoff and was only slightly dry, but there was enough dryness that made it prone to sheering out on bare skin. Zoeva Delicate Acidity (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Snowdusk (LE, $20.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Custom (P, $12.00) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). ColourPop Dragonfly (P, $4.50) is more shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Nude Dip #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Zoeva Outline (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Vanity Fair (LE, $6.00) is darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Amethyst (PiP, $28.00) is brighter (90% similar). MAC Deception (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Stag Film (LE, $29.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Tarte First Kiss (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Daydream (DC, $25.00) is warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Chocolate Crumble (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Sydney Grace Rover (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Geode (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Signe Particulier #2 (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). Urban Decay Scream (LE, ) is darker (85% similar). Viseart Platinum (Cashmere #6) (P, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). LORAC Silver Mauve (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). Burberry Rosewood (202) (P, $29.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Fireside Chat is a medium-dark, rosy copper with warm undertones and a frosted finish. It had great pigmentation with a soft, smooth texture that was easy to work with and wore well for eight hours. Anastasia Muse (LE, $12.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Lancome Brune Glace (LE, $26.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC In the Sun (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Milk Makeup Gig (P, $24.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Smashbox XO, Vlada (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Gift Giver (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Legendary Muse #4 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Mythical (LE, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Viseart Paramour (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Bad Habit Primavera (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia Rose Gold (Norvina) (LE, $12.00) is cooler (85% similar). MAC Magnetic Attraction (LE, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Enchanted Rose (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Estee Lauder Cosmic (P, $24.00) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Corona (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). ColourPop Anthem (P, $4.50) is lighter (80% similar). Fyrinnae Peppermint Vodka (P, $6.75) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). Viseart Aster (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). MAC Red Hot Copper (LE, ) is darker, brighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Party Favored is a muted, medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a satin finish. It had semi-opaque color payoff with a thin, dusty texture that made it prone to sheering out on the skin. This shade wore for six hours. Sephora Smoke Signals (DC, $10.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Make Up For Ever M540 Gray Beige (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Brown (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Sable (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Soft Brown (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). theBalm Sultry (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Taupe (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Big Attitude (LE, $17.00) is lighter (90% similar). theBalm #44 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Omega (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Charcoal Brown (P, $17.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Viseart Cool Matte #4 (PiP, ) is darker (85% similar). Urban Decay Dare (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Body Heat #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #7 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Becca Ombre Nudes #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). bareMinerals Trench Coat (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). bareMinerals Yes Please (PiP, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Latte (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Nano Nude #4 (LE, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Gingerbread Mansion is a medium-dark brown with warm, reddish undertones and a pearly sheen. It had decent color coverage with a lightly dusty texture that was blendable. This shade started to fade after six and a half hours of wear. Cle de Peau Satin Moon #2 (PiP, ) is warmer (95% similar). Clarins Brown Sugar #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Power Couple (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Tan Lines (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty White Suede #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC Heavenly Bliss (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Puppy Love (PiP, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Too Haute to Handle (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #1 (LE, )(95% similar). Guerlain Coque d'Or #4 (DC, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Laura Mercier Crystal Beige (LE, $23.00) is darker (95% similar). Anastasia Paris (LE, $12.00) is darker (95% similar). Sephora Brown Sugar (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Martini (PiP, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Homecoming (DC, $6.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Dior Ruby #5 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Mocha (PiP, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Smashbox Hell Ya (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Dior Contraste Horizon #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Stellar Gaze #2 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chrome for the Holidays is a light-medium, antique gold with a metallic sheen. The texture was dusty, which made it apply unevenly and look a little dry on the skin. It had decent pigmentation, but the dusty texture made it prone to sheering out when blended. This shade lasted for seven hours. Cle de Peau Champagne Supernova #1 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Jeu de Paume (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Platinum (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop I Heart This (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). bareMinerals Golden Pear (LE, $14.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Metal (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Beigely (LE, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). KVD Beauty Telepathy (DC, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Fringe (P, $6.00) is warmer (85% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Shifting Sand (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Hello Kitty Cookie (LE, ) is darker, more muted (80% similar). Natasha Denona True Gold (20M) (P, $29.00) is cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sleigh Watch is a blackened brown with subtle,w arm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had a firm, stiff texture and applied unevenly. I found it turned patchy when blended, and I just couldn’t get rid of the patchiness. The color lasted for seven hours on me. MAC Licorice Lane (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Permanent Press #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Zoeva Infusion (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Smoked Sea Salt (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Collective Chic #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Join My League (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler, better quality (90% similar). Too Faced Knockout (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek Grunge (DC, $6.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Dark Drive (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Dark Chocolate (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Espresso (Mega Pro) (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). LORAC Espresso (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Les Cendres #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Serious (DC, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Images of Rapture (LE, $17.00) is darker (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Wonderful #5 (DC, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Belle Femme (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Hourglass Infinity #5 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Nightfall (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Rising Passions (LE, $17.00) is lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mulled Wine is a muted, medium-dark purple plum with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had a dusty, powdery texture that made it harder to apply and prone to becoming patchy when blended out. The color faded after seven hours. Ciate Day Dream (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Snappy Style (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Marquee (PiP, $4.50) is darker, warmer (95% similar). LORAC Plum (PiP, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). Natasha Denona Aubergine (24V) (PiP, $29.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Still Life (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Lethal (PiP, $19.00) is darker (90% similar). Hourglass Exposure #2 (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Last Caress (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Dior House of Pinks #5 (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Clarins Rosewood #4 (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). KVD Beauty Hybrid Moments (DC, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Fig. 1 (DC, $17.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Too Faced Delectable (PiP, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Beaujolais (Dark Matte #6) (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Doe-a-Deer (LE, $6.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). bareMinerals Nightcap (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Dior Eclectic #1 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M928 Eggplant (P, $17.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Deep Dahlia (DC, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Cocoa What Fun is a muted, dark brown with warm, red undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-sheer color payoff with a dusty, hard-to-blend texture as it went on unevenly. It faded after seven hours. Makeup Geek Aphrodite (LE, $6.00) is cooler (95% similar). Chanel Rouge Contraste (132) (LE, $32.00) is cooler (95% similar). Too Faced Chocolate Donut (LE, $16.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Rich Velvet (P, $12.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M600 Pink Brown (DC, $21.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Dark Brew (PiP, $17.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Punk (DC, $19.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Flora (PiP, $9.99) is warmer (90% similar). Divergent Burnt Mahogany (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). NARS Dolomites (Right) (DC, $25.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Gucci Beauty Autumn Fire #4 (DC, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). ColourPop Mittens (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). Tarte Haute Chocolate (LE, ) is darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Black Velvet is a medium-dark black with cool undertones and a mostly matte finish. The texture was stiff and made using it difficult, as the color payoff was impacted and blending was a real challenge. It faded after six and a half hours. KVD Beauty Shax (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Black Leather (LE, $14.00) is darker (95% similar). Lancome It list (PiP, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Dogon #2 (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Dark Energy #4 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm Serious (P, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Smashbox Ebony (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Black Licorice (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Lights Down (P, ) is darker (95% similar). Urban Decay Platonic (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Lovely #5 (DC, ) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Black Coffee (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Make Up For Ever M100 Black (DC, $21.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Caviar (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). KVD Beauty Oddfellow (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Premier Regard #4 (P, ) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Haute Chocolate is a dark, reddish brown with a matte finish and warm undertones. It was blendable but quite powdery to work with, so it was prone to sheering out and could get a little patchy if I wasn’t careful. It lasted for seven hours. Dior Cuir Cannage #5 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Cocoa (PiP, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Take on Bordeaux (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Aphrodite (LE, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). Dior Sundeck #5 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Americano (DC, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Deep Plum (P, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Punk (DC, $19.00) is cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Double Tap (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #6 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). bareMinerals Stiletto (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Hourglass Monochrome #5 (PiP, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). LORAC Burgundy (PiP, $19.00)(85% similar). Tarte Cocoa What Fun (LE, ) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Midnight Kiss is a blackened navy blue with cool undertones and a matte finish. It had sheer pigmentation with a dry, dusty texture that was extremely difficult to blend out on the skin, as it applied unevenly and looked patchy. It faded after six and a half hours of wear. Urban Decay Pseudonym (LE, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). bareMinerals Maven (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Dark Navy (LE, $19.00) is warmer (95% similar). Laura Mercier Deep Night (PiP, $23.00) is lighter (95% similar). Tarte Inked (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Zodiac (PiP, $8.00) is brighter (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #02 (P, $32.00) is lighter (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Crow's Nest (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Urban Decay Heroine (LE, $19.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Switch Me On (LE, $20.00) is more pigmented (95% similar). Inglot #389 (P, $6.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Mandchourie #1 (DC, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop Merryweather (LE, $4.50) is brighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Saphir (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Guerlain Beaugrenelle #6 (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Stunner (LE, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Midnight Shadows (LE, $22.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Light of the Party

LELimited Edition. $59.00.
C
C
7.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
74%
Total

Social Butterfly

LELimited Edition. $29.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

Amazed

LELimited Edition. $29.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
84%
Total

Pink Champagne

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

Popcorn Strand

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
81%
Total

Wrapped Up

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
74%
Total

Dancer & Prancer

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

Shining Star

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

Yule Be Surprised

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

Mulberry & Bright

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total

Sugar Cookie

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

In a Flurry

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
76%
Total

Fizz the Season

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

It's Snow Time

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

Eggnog

LELimited Edition.
F
F
4
Product
4
Pigmentation
4.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
3
Application
49%
Total

What a Wonderful Pearl

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total

Miracle of Light

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

Rum Pum Plum

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
6.5
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4
Application
68%
Total

Tartetini

LELimited Edition.
F
F
5
Product
6
Pigmentation
5
Texture
5.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
56%
Total

Baby It's Gold Outside

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
74%
Total

Peach on Earth

LELimited Edition.
F
F
1.5
Product
2.5
Pigmentation
0
Texture
5.5
Longevity
2.5
Application
27%
Total

Come What Grey

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total

Under the Mistle-taupe

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

Ring-a-ling

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
83%
Total

Fireside Chat

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

Party Favored

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7
Product
8
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
6.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
74%
Total

Gingerbread Mansion

LELimited Edition.
B-
B-
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
80%
Total

Chrome for the Holidays

LELimited Edition.
C+
C+
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
79%
Total

Sleigh Watch

LELimited Edition.
D
D
6
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
6
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3
Application
64%
Total

Mulled Wine

LELimited Edition.
C-
C-
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
71%
Total

Cocoa What Fun

LELimited Edition.
D+
D+
6.5
Product
6.5
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
3.5
Application
69%
Total

Black Velvet

LELimited Edition.
F
F
5
Product
6
Pigmentation
5
Texture
7
Longevity
2
Application
56%
Total

Haute Chocolate

LELimited Edition.
C
C
7
Product
8
Pigmentation
6.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
73%
Total

Midnight Kiss

LELimited Edition.
F
F
5
Product
5
Pigmentation
5.5
Texture
7
Longevity
2
Application
54%
Total
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Tarte Baby It's Gold Outside Eyeshadow
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Tarte Ring-a-ling Eyeshadow
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Tarte Fireside Chat Eyeshadow
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Tarte Party Favored Eyeshadow
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Tarte Gingerbread Mansion Eyeshadow
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Tarte Chrome for the Holidays Eyeshadow
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Tarte Sleigh Watch Eyeshadow
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Tarte Mulled Wine Eyeshadow
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Tarte Cocoa What Fun Eyeshadow
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MY GOD U DONE AN EXCELLENT OUTSTANDING JOB WITH THIS REVIEW….so detailed to the detailed of each eyeshadow…thanks ever so freakin much for your hard work on this review of this product to see if this is money worth to me to purchase..

ugh… i wanted so badly for this to be a good release. I loved this palette. *sigh*

The quality is just apparently not there, I’m so sad because this was my favorite holiday release.

I highly suggest that you check this palette out if you’re interested in it. I’m wearing Sugar Cookie, What a Wonderful Pearl, Rum Plum Plum, and Mulled Wine on my lids, and the bronzer, blush, and highlight on my cheeks and I’m pleasantly surprised. Most of the shadows didn’t swatch well, but they were fairly pigmented upon application. Are the shadows easily duped? Yes. Are there a lot of neutrals in this palette? Obviously. I think the Tartelette palette is better quality compared to this palette, and this is only the first day I’ve used this palette so I haven’t tested out a majority of the shades, but as of right now, I’m glad I purchased this palette.

I just wanted to give you my opinion on this palette. πŸ™‚

Ugh, IMO this has got to be one of the bulkiest and ugliest holiday sets in recent memory. Every time I see that sequin cover, I just cringe. They could’ve easily eliminated all of the D and F shades to slim down this palette. What were they thinking?? I’m convinced Tarte has 10 million of these shades in a warehouse, they just slap cute new names on them, shove them out the door as a “new” palette, and hope they sell. When so many other brands are issuing new colors and new formulas, it seems like Tarte is just frozen in time. The only thing I like is the smaller pop out palette –the colors and slimmer size are perfect for touch-ups at work or business travel.

I totally agree with Katherine about Tarte reusing the same shades with different cute names. Besides the quality, I also don’t like that there are so many warm brown shades. I don’t look good in warm browns, wish there were at least more cool shades to balance out the palette.

I’m obsessed with “Come What Grey”! I’m totally sad that there were no close enough dupes! And the closest one is LE! UGH!! i know i shouldn’t buy for just 1 e/s… BUT… :-/

Okay, I figured out what it was I thinking of, but I’m not sure it’ll help: it looks really close to the MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Camel Coat.

Geez it wasn’t letting me log in on my iPhone…but anyway, I wanted to say that I own Makeup Geek High Tea. It’s not a perfect dupe, I’d say it’s a tad darker (and maybe slightly more shimmery) but it is pretty similar. You could get the Vice 4 palette, but that dupe looks horrible….
I’d check out singles by Nars, Anastasia, Makeup Geek, MAC, etc
I have two shadows that are not listed as dupes on here, they don’t even look similar on here…but they search EXACTLY the same…that usually hasn’t been the case. This site is extremely accurate, but just see what you can find. Don’t buy this palette for that one shade. It’s so not worth it in this case. Sorry to tell you what to do ?

I don’t know why but too faced holiday gift sets are always a miss for me. The only palette for eyeshadows that I love is their chocolate bars everything else is just tons of fall out and blotchy. ;/ I always love your reviews they are so helpful and I always know you’re 100% honest. anyway, with that said, we are similar in skin tones and was wondering what is your favorite bronzer for ALL time? I’m having a hard time finding my perfect bronzer πŸ™

I had a $50 gift card just itching to be spent so I bought this. I actually like it so far! I love neutral eye shadows though :/ they perform decently on the eyes with a primer.

Thanks much for taking the time to do the review and all those swatches!

While I think the the packaging is really pretty, but I’ll never forget that one holiday mirror box that I purchased for $75 and the shadows were terrible.

Monica.

What an amazing review! You must have worked day and night to achieve this. Thank you so much.
To go to such detailed examination of each colour is fantastic. The dupe list for each colour shows how universal Tarte’s colours are and yet the brand keeps putting out the same colours year in and year out. Added to that – they are not even of good quality. Speaking of brands that need an overhaul……….

This thoroughly HORRID palette wins one prize: Ugliest palette of the year award!!! Just really, REALLY poorly thought out ( did anyone actually think this monstrosity out? I doubt it! ), atrocious QC issues and bulky as all heck! Christine, I feel bad for you having to test each of these and then write out such a huge and detailed review for such a disastrous fail of a palette. You definitely spare us many costly and disappointing mistakes, so a big thank you is in order here!

Thank you for the awesome review! It’s extremely thorough. I was thinking about buying this palette, but after reading your review I realized it’s definitely not worth the money.

Ew I really don’t like that sequin cover. I wish Tarte would release fewer palettes and sets for the holidays but focus on quality more. Honestly I’m not even looking into their sets anymore: too large, too bulky, too many things I don’t need, too many neutrals, and the quality is not consistent enough.

Man, this review must have taken you SO much time! Thank you, Christine! <3

Too bad the quality isn't there. But I wasn't really crazy about the packaging anyway, so I'm not too gutted.

Geez, that’a really long review, thank you for being so thourough and professional as always Christine!
It’s a shame the small palette isn’t available separately, the quality of those few products looks alright and it would be just the perfect size and combination of colours and finishes for a basic no-brainer neutral palette or for someone just starting in make-up.
Personally, I can’t really handle large palettes, they overwhelm me πŸ™‚
Cheers from Switzerland

I just don’t get it… why have so many eyeshadows and place more eyeshadows into a travel palette. Definitely too bulky. Thank you for your honest review. I know this took you a lot going time. ☺

Excellent review! I was thinking about purchasing this for my daughter as the price point is obviously outstanding and thought it might be a great all in one gift. Unfortunately I wouldΒ΄t consider anything less than a B from Christine! Thanks for all of your work! πŸ™‚

Hi! I’m from Argentina and palettes are hella expensive here! This palette is sold 4 times more expensive than it costs at sephora or wherever they sell them. I want to buy my first palette and I think it should be a neutral palette. Do you recommend this palette? do you recommend another one? I like Morphe palettes too, but I’m not sure about which one I should buy.
Help, please!
Thanks πŸ™‚

Thanks for reviewing, this one is an easy pass for me. I am not a fan of the Tarte eyeshadow formula (much too thin for me generally). Seems like Tarte is the only brand that can’t nail a shimmery taupe, chocolate brown, or champagne???

Sometimes this not available doesn’t matter so much. This had by far too many F’s in it to make it even something to think twice about. For me, that is.
Is it just me, or are many of the holiday palettes contining a lot of very white-beige-light yellow-y colours?

I usually adore Tarte as my everyday shadows since they are more subdued. That being said, some of these look downright transparent. That’s never a look I’m going for. It does look like they listened to their audience from last year, as there were complaints of the palettes having too many dark shades . I agreed. This one is “light” as the name says, but I’m so disappointed. I want them to show up. I also liked seeing “a” peach but that one barely shows up as well. I agree the palette is not something that attracts me. it’s too big and doesn’t come out ..I saw that on vlogs. i like something I can pull out & hold. I did see the ulta version and got that in spite of being sick of pinks/ purples. The tartlette was such a great palettte. I hope tarte creates a new palette with some “warm” tones..apricots, peaches (that show up) etc..also lighter shades that work well. I bet it would sell out. (psst tarte, please…1 awesome palette with warm shades!!)

Anyway thank you for your in depth review, I had heard similar sentiments expressed in reviews as well. (very chalky shadows that were not showing up) – This tarte junkie will be fine with the ulta one (i love design, so convenient) and the blush palette but skipping this guy.

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