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Category Eyeshadows

Urban Decay: Spectrum Eyeshadow Palette

Yesterday I mentioned purchasing Urban Decay’s latest eyeshadow palette, Spectrum. It’s one of two reasons why I’m crushing on their colour eyeshadows this season, having also bagged Vice 4. I actually think Spectrum is more exciting mostly because the top two rows of peacock-esque blues and greens are a thrill. This limited edition collective has been released in time for the holiday festive season, containing 15 rainbow shades, a few of which are brand new with some cult favourites the original Book of Shadows, The Vice Palette and Vice 2. It’s packaged in a beautiful square case with a smoky grey, faceted

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Hourglass Modernist Palette in Exposure

It’s not every day I throw £56 on an eyeshadow palette but when I was killing time in Space NK recently, I hovered over to Hourglass Cosmetics and my eyes fell on the Modernist eyeshadow palettes. There are seven in total and they’re distinguishable by a stunning three-dimensional design and a seamless colour transitions of five richly pigmented shades in a single pan. I knew I wanted the Exposure palette from the moment I had swatched it on my hand, falling in love with the rich purple and aubergine tones contrasting with the champagne gold. This palette screams autumn and I couldn’t wait

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L’Oréal Paris: Color Riche La Palette Beige review & swatches

Not another nude palette! When will this insanity end? Clearly demand is still high for people too scared to branch out. It’s only make-up dammit! It comes off (unlike a tattoo). OK, I’ll lock away my soap box rant and talk about the newest palette from L’Oréal, which comprises of 10 nude tones specifically chosen by L’Oréal Paris make-up designers. I have not tried the previous palette (Color Riche La Palette Eye Shadow Riche Rose) so I can’t compare on longevity of colours but I can tell it’s in a similar vein of being a collective of safe shades. There are

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