The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette
The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette ($58.00 for 1.62 oz.) includes six eyeshadows and six cheek colors. Even though neither palette seems that large, they both contain a ton of product, and for the price point, I think it’s an excellent value for mid-to-high-end sets. It’s hard to tease out the value, as the permanent range doesn’t seem to have these products in it. The eyeshadow formula is dense, thick, and very pigmented, and it lasted between seven and eight and a half hours before creasing. The cheek color formula wasn’t quite as dense, which was good, as if it had been, it would have been hard to pick up color with a blush brush; instead, it was soft, dense enough to have a richness to it and opaque pigmentation, but it blended out easily and sat well on the skin. The cheek colors lasted between seven and nine hours on me. Also, the “Face” palette is actually a “Face and Eye” palette, so they can be used on the eyes as well (per the brand) — that bit is actually what took me longer to test the set as I had to go back and test the six cheek colors as eyeshadows (though three of the six cheek colors are very similar to the eyeshadows, so they seem redundant as eyeshadows)!

I don’t think that this is that similar to the Estee Lauder x Victoria Beckham Eye Palette, which has a lighter and darker gold/copper shade, a brighter blue, much warmer green, and then a warm brown instead of a burgundy. The texture is also much, much denser and thicker in the Estee Edit palette and feels more silicone-heavy, while the Victoria Beckham Eye Palette felt more like traditional powder eyeshadow, just richer in overall pigmentation. The Estee Edit eye palette reads cooler, smokier, and… grittier. I see an “at a glance” similarity, but when I start going shade by shade, I don’t see real dupes.

Swerve is a rich, medium-dark coppery brown with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. The texture was dense, cream-like, and very, very smooth on the lid. It was intensely pigmented but still blended out beautifully on the skin. The color started to crease on me after eight and a half hours of wear. Too Faced Friendspiration (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Stila Rose Gold (LE, $18.00) is warmer (95% similar). The Estee Edit Ray (LE, ) is more muted, warmer (95% similar). LORAC Cider (LE, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Gamma (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). NARS Isolde #1 (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #5 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Gold (DC, $19.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Bao Bao's Jewels #3 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS L'Amour, Toujours L'Amour #6 (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Level Up (PiP, $4.50) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Walk of Fame (LE, $7.00) is more shimmery, darker, more muted (90% similar). KVD Beauty Dog Roses (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Legend (P, $9.99) is darker (90% similar). MAC Stardream (LE, $21.00) is darker, more muted, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Powder Trip (LE, $20.00) is lighter (90% similar). LORAC Illusion (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarina Tarantino Wonderful #3 (DC, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Dragon (LE, $7.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Showgirl (LE, $16.00) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Riff is a light-medium peach with warm, golden shimmer and pink undertones. It had good color coverage with a lightly dusty, but smooth, consistency that applied best with a flatter brush (dampen the brush for even better results). This shade wore well for eight hours on me. Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Brighten) (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Bouffant (LE, $17.00) is lighter (95% similar). KVD Beauty Precious (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #2 (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Nouvelle (LE, $30.00) is darker (95% similar). Clinique Ballet Flats (PiP, $15.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Champagne (PiP, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Vivacious (LE, $4.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #14 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Body Heat #1 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals Custom Made (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). ColourPop The Most (P, $4.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Seashell (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #4 (P, $6.50) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Peachy Sheen (LE, $24.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Sydney Grace Blondie (P, $6.25) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Dior Early Bird #3 (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Extravaganza (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Most (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Ciate Blaze (PiP, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Burn is a deep burgundy-brown with subtle, warm undertones and a satiny sheen. The pigmentation was incredibly opaque, while the texture was smooth, dense, and felt like a cream in the pan. It applied well to bare skin, and it blended out nicely without having to work at it. I noticed subtle signs of creasing after nine hours of wear. Natasha Denona Layla (140M) (DC, $29.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel City Lights #3 (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Warm (Winter 2016) Eyeshadow #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Constructivist (DC, $18.00) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Sinful (LE, $14.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Fingers Crossed (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Dark Truffle (PiP, $16.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Dior Pink Glow #5 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay West (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Blurry Grey #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Phresh Out #5 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Seduction #4 (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Rebellious (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pretty Baby #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Obsessed (PiP, ) is darker (90% similar). Dior Feel #5 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Estee Lauder Black Nutmeg (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Rebound (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Milani Rich Java (P, $6.99) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Jardins Eclatants #4 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wavy is a deep teal with a black base and a frosted shimmer. The texture of this one wasn’t quite as smooth, as it had larger sparkly bits in it, but it looked smooth and was intensely pigmented. On me, it wore well for eight and a half hours before creasing. ColourPop Water Me (LE, $6.00) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Coloured Raine Forbidden (DC, $6.99) is lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals Dazzle (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Haus Labs Deep Teal Shimmer (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Hooked on Vinyl #3 (PiP, )(90% similar). Viseart Dark Matter (GPV2 #18) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty For Once (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar). Dior Denim #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Throne (LE, $12.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (95% similar). NARS Give In Take III (LE, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker, more muted (85% similar). Fyrinnae The Alchemist (P, $8.50) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Blue Karma (LE, $25.00) is lighter (85% similar). Natasha Denona Aurora (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #7 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Viseart Shameless (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Dose of Colors Palma (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Emerald Cut (P, $20.00) is lighter (80% similar). ColourPop Patchwork (LE, $6.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). Bobbi Brown Electric Sapphire (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). Too Faced Too Glam (LE, $16.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mood is a dark black with subtle, cool undertones and a smattering of silver and teal sparkle over a mostly matte finish. The consistency was a bit firmer compared to the other shades, and it did not seem as dense, which made it a more buildable eyeshadow. It had good pigmentation, which I was able to build up to true-to-pan color in two to three layers. It blended out fairly easily and lasted for eight hours on me. ColourPop Night Dream (P, $4.50) is warmer (95% similar). Chanel Oiseaux de Nuit #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Cursed (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Viseart Chroma #3 (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop Roulette (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel RΓͺve d'Orient #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Smashbox Blackout (PiP, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Night Owl #2 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Black Sugar (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). City Color Black Widow (P, $6.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sleek MakeUP Sunset #1 (PiP, $9.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Free Spirit No. 19 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). ColourPop Halloween Town (LE, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever S102 Onyx (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Dogon #2 (DC, $25.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Dark Dare (P, $20.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). ColourPop I Call It a Bus (LE, $4.50) is cooler (95% similar). Dominique Cosmetics Moon Child (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). L'Oreal Noir C'est Noir (P, $5.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Tonight (LE, ) is less glossy (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Trip is a blackened brown with tons of navy blue sparkle and shimmer. The consistency felt almost wet, and it wasn’t as dense as the other shades, though it still felt smooth to the touch. Of all the shades, this is the only one that was a bit harder to blend and diffuse, especially as the sparkle pulled away from the base, so the color looked less bluish in practice. I had some fall out over the eight hours this shade lasted for. Revlon Neptune Star (LE, $4.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Poseidon (GPV2 #9) (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). ColourPop Antimatter (P, $4.50) is lighter (80% similar). Dior Reveuse (271) (LE, $31.00) is cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Midnight in Paris (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Under Pressure (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Sephora Across the Universe (100) (DC, $10.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Dose of Colors Teal Me More (P, $20.00) is lighter (85% similar). Urban Decay Plunge (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Huda Beauty Sapphire #5 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Viseart Galaxy (GPV2 #29) (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). ColourPop Just Your Voice (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Urban Decay LSD (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (80% similar). Natasha Denona Aqueous (261M) (LE, $29.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Snowlit is a very light white gold with darker, warmer yellow gold shimmer. It had good color payoff with a denser, slightly thicker consistency in the pan, but it blended out easily on the skin and did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. The color lasted for seven and a half hours on me before fading as a blush; seven hours on the eyelid. Makeup Revolution Ice Kiss (P, $9.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). KVD Beauty Thunderstruck (DC, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Ibiza (Left) (PiP, $44.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Huda Beauty Santorini (LE, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Dior Strobe White (PiP, ) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Moodlight (Daylight) (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Revolution Holographic Lights (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Guerlain Les Precieux #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). NARS Rivage (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). KVD Beauty Helix (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Zoeva Glowing Still (PiP, ) is more shimmery, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Jouer Ice (PiP, $24.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Opal (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Skylight (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Dazzlelight (P, $17.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Fortune (LE, $23.00) is cooler (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Ghostlight (P, $22.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Vanilla (PiP, $21.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Burberry Metallic Pearl No. 1 (LE, $35.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Moonlight (LE, $19.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

14K Glow is a medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a frosted finish. It had opaque color coverage with a soft, denser texture that was easy to work with on the skin as it blended and diffused nicely. The finish gave a noticeable glow on the skin but did not emphasize my pores or skin’s natural texture. This shade wore for eight hours on both eyes and cheeks. LORAC Fearless (LE, $23.00) is darker (95% similar). Becca Opal (P, $19.00) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Magic Star (LE, $45.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Dripping in Gold (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Milani Sunglow (P, $10.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). MAC TheBlonds (LE, $41.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS Hollywoodland (P, $28.00) is lighter (95% similar). ColourPop Boomin' (LE, $7.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). NARS SalΓ© (-, ) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Whimsical (LE, $29.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Huda Beauty Maldives (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Hot and Heavy (LE, $34.00) is darker (95% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #17 (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Gold Bullion (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Laura Mercier Addiction (P, $45.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Precious Petals (LE, $4.99) is darker, cooler (95% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Amnesia (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Cover FX Moonlight (LE, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Maybelline Gold (300) (P, $9.99) is less shimmery, less pigmented (90% similar). MAC Lithe (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

1st Light is a light-medium peach with a warm, golden sheen. It had semi-opaque, buildable coverage with a denser, slightly stiffer texture. This shade worked best when applied with a denser blush brush, and it did show up subtly as a pinkish-toned color on my skin tone (but it will be more of a highlighter on those darker than me). The product well for seven and a half hours on me as a blush and seven hours as an eyeshadow. Looxi Beauty Goddess (P, $7.50) is more shimmery (95% similar). theBalm #14 (P, $6.50) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Chanel Tisse d'Automne #2 (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is cooler (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Tease #4 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). MAC MACnificent Me (LE, $17.00) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Paradise Lust (Top) (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). NYX Girl Talk (P, $6.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). theBalm D2 (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). MAC Jest (P, $17.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Brighten) (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Hourglass Pink Flash (P, $42.00) is darker (90% similar). ColourPop Manifest That (LE, $10.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Pixel (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Luster (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). ColourPop Just for Us (P, $7.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek I'm Peachless (DC, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Kings Road (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay Sellout (DC, $19.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Unicorn Dreams (LE, $28.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Gleam is a medium peach with warm, copper undertones and a frosted shimmer-sheen finish. It had good pigmentation, while the consistency was soft, lightly dusty but appeared smooth and remained blendable on the skin. I thought this one might emphasize my skin’s natural texture, but it just yielded a luminous glow. It started to fade after eight hours on cheeks and seven and a half hours on eyes. Fenty Beauty Rose on Ice (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Opal Glow (LE, $48.00) is lighter (95% similar). Huda Beauty Ibiza (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Viseart Highlight #2 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). Estee Lauder Pink Zinc (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Dior Rosewood Glow (05) (P, $48.00) is darker (90% similar). NABLA Cosmetics Truth (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Botanic Dream (P, $4.99) is cooler (90% similar). Hourglass Monochrome #2 (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Catrice Pinch of Rose (P, $6.99) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty In the Pink #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Peach Kiss (P, $9.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Cover FX Blossom (P, $42.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Pure Bred #2 (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). Huda Beauty Zanzibar (LE, ) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Halo Gorgeous (P, $5.99) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). YSL Rosy Glow #4 (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). Makeup Geek Rekindle (P, $20.00) is warmer (85% similar). Dior Rose Glow (005) (P, $50.00) is cooler (85% similar). LORAC Bold Spirit (LE, $23.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Ray is a rich, medium-dark copper bronze with warm undertones and a metallic finish. It was very similar to Swerve within the eye palette. The consistency was softer, not quite as dense or as thick as Swerve, so it worked better as a cheek color (most cheek brushes are less dense than eye brushes). It had intense color payoff, and the texture emphasized my skin’s texture just slightly, but it blended out fine otherwise. On me, it lasted for eight hours before fading no the cheeks and eyes (slight creasing on the eyes after eight hours). Cover FX Candlelight (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Sydney Grace Sequoia (LE, $9.00) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Makeup by Mario Bronze (P, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). bareMinerals Louder (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Ciate Shine Bright (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Coloured Raine Your Treat (P, $25.00) is darker (95% similar). Huda Beauty Aruba (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). LYS Beauty Fearless (P, $19.00) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). The Estee Edit Swerve (LE, ) is brighter, cooler (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Wonderful #3 (DC, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Huda Beauty Rich #4 (PiP, ) is darker (95% similar). Salt New York Gold (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Honey Hawtie (P, $28.00) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Sugarpill Penelope (P, $13.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). theBalm Manic Maribel (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). ColourPop Game Face (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sydney Grace Bronzed Radiance (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Siren #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Hourglass Bronze Flash (P, $42.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Wayne Goss Golden Glow (PiP, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Beachy is a medium-dark copper brown with warm undertones and a softer, golden sheen. This had more of a satin finish, so it didn’t appear as golden or as metallic on the skin compared to Ray. The texture was soft, lightly dusty, and fairly smooth, which made it easier to work with on the skin as it blended and diffused well on the skin. As a cheek color, it wore well for eight and a half hours, and as an eyeshadow, it lasted for eight hours. Anastasia Penny (LE, $25.00) is lighter (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Queen (PiP, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (95% similar). Becca Chocolate Geode (P, $38.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Lust for Life (P, $45.00) is less shimmery, less pigmented (90% similar). Melt Cosmetics Nova (P, $39.00)(90% similar). Too Faced Tropic Like It's Hot (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC A Latte Sheen (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Coppin Ice (LE, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Sinamon (P, $25.00) is cooler (90% similar). NARS St. Barths (P, $38.00) is lighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Firework (P, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced Cherry Bomb (Highlighter) (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Bronzed (P, $25.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Phytosurgence Cosmic Cinders (P, $26.01) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). Physicians Formula Rose Gold (P, $10.99) is lighter (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Bronzed Amber (LE, $58.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). MAC Bronze Hero (LE, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Cover FX Candlelight (P, $42.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Pose (LE, $7.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NYX Gold Rush (P, $6.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Gritty & Glow

LELimited Edition. $58.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

Swerve

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total

Riff

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Burn

LELimited Edition.
A+
A+
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total

Wavy

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total

Mood

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

Trip

LELimited Edition.
B
B
8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total

Snowlit

LELimited Edition.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

14K Glow

LELimited Edition.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

1st Light

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

Gleam

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

Ray

LELimited Edition.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
89%
Total

Beachy

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

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette

The Estee Edit Swerve Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Swerve Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Riff Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Riff Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Burn Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Burn Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Wavy Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Wavy Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Mood Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Mood Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Trip Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Trip Gritty Eyeshadow

The Estee Edit Snowlit Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Snowlit Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Snowlit Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 14K Glow Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 14K Glow Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 14K Glow Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 1st Light Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 1st Light Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit 1st Light Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Gleam Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Gleam Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Gleam Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Ray Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Ray Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Ray Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Beachy Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Beachy Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Beachy Glow Highlighter

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette
The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette | Look Breakdown

The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette
The Estee Edit Gritty & Glow Magnetic Eye & Face Palette | Look Breakdown

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Ciate x Chloe Morello Beauty Haul Makeup Set
  • Sephora Cookie Crunch Contour Eye Pencil
On lips:
  • Burberry Nude Rose Lip Velvet

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Julia Avatar

Thank you thank you thank you for publishing this before the Sephora sale starts! I swatched this in store and really liked it, but I needed a second opinion and your in-depth reviews and testing are incredibly helpful. This one’s mine! I’ll probably have less use for the bottom 3 eyeshadows, but at 20% off and everything being high quality it’s totally worth it.

LindaP Avatar

I am willing to hold on to that Tarte Pro palette until I hear your review! Not only do I really take heed of what you say, but now you are making me work on my makeup self control! πŸ™‚

WHO could keep up right now? The quantity of releases is nutz.

Nancy T Avatar

This is the one I’ve been so excited for! And it is exactly as I had hoped it would be, too. I actually love that the black shade is buildable, instead of an all at once dose of black. As for the blue losing its sparkle, I will apply it with either my fingertips, or oddly, a spongetip. Ever since seeing how well those dinosaurs work with UD Naked Smoky and a few Colourpop shadows to keep the glitter/sparkle with the base, I make sure that I always have them on hand for that reason.
Ordering this as my one VIB sale treat!

Nicole Avatar

You are literally the first person I’ve ever seen suggest using a sponge tip applicator for those kinds of shadows. Every single time I watch a YouTube video where someone tosses those aside it drives me up the wall-they are so useful for difficult shadows!

CatG Avatar

This seems like a great deal to me! I like how all of them swatch and they received good scores/grades overall! Never heard of the Estee Edit but well done to them. I might have to see if this is still available during the VIB sale.

Ebru Avatar

Stunning!! I prefer the green and blue in this to the VB palette. Also like you said, great value and strange but pleasant concept. Wonder how they came to create something like this? Thanks for the review! Very much considering it now…

Nicole Avatar

The eye look you created is stunning, Christine!

These look really pretty! I especially like that pink highlighter, probably as blush though. I don’t know why, but even though these look great I can’t get into the Estee Edit brand/line. Something about their youthful, fun kind of advertising just doesn’t appeal to me at all. I think it’s really weird for me to avoid buying good makeup because the advertising doesn’t appeal to me. I wish I didn’t feel that way.

Colleen Avatar

Thank you so much for this! I had hoped that the green in the Victoria Beckham palette would look more like the Charred Emerald single, but it looks like this one might be closer?

Helene Avatar

Not sure we get The EstΓ©e Edit here, to tell the truth, it’s been a long time since I visited an EL counter. I hope this will be available here, online or in stores I really like this set. One unusual colours for me, but I’m actually wearing a kind of blue today so I think this would be a nice addition to the stash.

Lydia Avatar

This looks awesome! I haven’t explored Estee Lauder or this new line because I’m still stupidly stuck in the “Estee Lauder is an old lady brand” mentality. Definitely want to pick up these palettes and check out the brand now!

Katherine T. Avatar

I saw this in store, and was AMAZED how much product you get for $ 58! The pans are huge. I swatched the kit and thought some of the shadows had a formula similar to the City Color Shimmer Shadows – pigmented, dense, cream-like feel to them. And the highlighters were very nice. Good mix of colors too. Love the dramatic eye look you did

Tracey E. Avatar

Thanks so much for your timely and detailed review of this palette. I quickly popped in to Sephora this week and passed the display with this palette. The pans are huge and I did think of the VB palette as I rushed by. The VB palette is better suited to me however this palette leaves me intrigued about Estee Edit and future releases.

Ana Samuel Avatar

Thanks for this review. Didn’t buy the VB because I thought the shades were too bright for me but I still wanted a wearable blue and green. This looks just right!
Waiting for the Tarte palette review as well!

Nicole Avatar

Yay! I ordered this last week and haven’t used it yet! I saw it recommended as one of the best of the Holidays on Stylecaster or something like that. Love this eye look! ❀️

Fran Avatar

It’s amazing how much the eye palette resembles the Victoria Beckham x EL palette at first glance, and then doesn’t really, on closer inspection! And there is a lot of product for the $$ in this set. I feel tempted, even though the colors in the VB palette would go better with my eyes, and the cheek colors all lean so warm. But, I could use them on my eyes… or put them in my kit… this formula seems like one I would like to try. This is the first product from Estee Edit that’s caught my attention!

Mariella Avatar

Oh mama….I just got home with this set about an hour ago. I immediately did my eyes (I wasn’t wearing much as I’d been planning to go straight to the gym but didn’t) so just pressed Swerve onto my inner 2/3 of my mobile lid and Burn on the outer 3rd. Already I am in LOOOOVE. I thought these would be way too glittery when I first looked at them (and that’s saying something, coming from me) but they’re not…they are perfection. Can’t wait to play with this some more and recreate the eye look you did with this palette.

alison miller Avatar

Wow, I saw this in store today and only stopped to look because of the silver sparkly package on one of the palettes. I didn’t swatch or anything because the brand. I was like no way can that be good…
Now that I read your review I am thinking I may need it?!
I don’t know if I need this or the ABH Mario palette?

Jintana Sawaengsuk Avatar

Christine,

I am hoping you get to this question before the weekend in time for the sephora sale. Between this highlight/blush palette which I adore
And for the price point that can’t be beat and that Bobbi brown shimmmer brick trio as far as textures and versatility which do you suggest? I’m a hoarder and haven’t had the opportunity to search either in store. Please help!

Liz Avatar

Good review. Wandering in Sephora and unexpectedly picked this up. It did make me think of the VB Estee collection. I don’t find the face highlighters so pigmented etc but the eye stuff is amazeballs. Crazy pigment and great texture. I definitely recommend this set. Hadn’t heard about it but really glad I saw it. I missed this review.

Bonnie Avatar

It’s 11:47 lol I’m staring at this lovely hoping if I send enough you will be mine energy out in a few minutes when it’s VIB go time, it WILL BE MINE! Tomorrow is for things I don’t worry will sell out, right now I have about 5 items in my anxious cart waiting for midnight lol I guess my cart is fine. I’m the anxious one.

Josie Avatar

Tis it me but the eyeshadow pallette remind me of my serpertina that came ouf from KVD? Still I keep going back and forth and just decided to get it since it’s the VIB sale.

BonnieBBon Avatar

My fingers are twitchy they want these palettes in them so much! My order can’t get here soon enough. I have a look in mind for me and one for my sister that I must create asap! Have you ever gotten so inspired by a look you see in your brain that you are actually antsy until you can try it out? Although the holiday stuff started so early this year you’re probably dreaming about looks by now!

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