I’m almost a little embarrassed to admit that……
This is my very first Anastasia Beverly Hills makeup product. Her products have been a HUGE hit and everyone has been going crazy over her eyebrow products. I just never felt the need to jump on the bandwagon.
What it is:
A limited-edition, fashion-forward eye shadow kit with 12 intense shades.
What it does:
This limited-edition, fashion-forward eye shadow kit is the ultimate makeup artist’s palette. Featuring 12 shades, ranging from a neutral peach to a vibrant blue in matte, satin, and metallic finishes, they deliver smooth, intense color for an endless array of customized eye looks. They are formulated to be applied wet or dry.
This palette comes with a good sized mirror (mine still has the protective seal in the picture) and a dual sided brush.
The brush isn’t anything amazing (at least to me), but I do appreciate it…especially for touch ups and for traveling.
Look at the beautiful colors in this palette! This picture does not do them justice at all!
Soft Peach: Nude pastel peach with an ultra-matte finish. (I found this to be moderately powdery. It hardly shows up on my medium skin tone, but I love using it as a base.)
Morocco: Deep burnt orange with an ultra-matte finish.
Heirloom: Pinky eggplant with a sparkle finish (It is a darkened purple with purple glitter. The glitter does not fall out and is not messy.)
Spoiled: Gold-flecked peach with a metallic finish. (I found this to be a pretty sheer shade. I get more glitter out of it than color. Again, I didn’t experience much fall out with the glitter.)
Fudge: Rich, chocolate brown with an ultra-matte finish (One of my favorite shades in this palette. It is very pigmented and easy to blend out.)
Azure: Vibrant blue with a metallic finish. (This has a metallic sheen which is really beautiful. It is really smooth and has great pigmentation.)
Bellini: Golden peach with a satin finish. (Brighter and warmer than Soft Peach. Also has a beautiful metallic satin sheen to it.)
Pink Champagne: Shimmery pink with a titanium finish. (This shade is another of my favorites. I experienced a little bit of fall out and preferred using this damp.)
Chic: Taupe gray with a shimmer finish.
Intense Gaze: Bronzed pink with a satin finish. (This is a nice medium coral hue that has a nice warm sheen. It is nicely pigmented and very soft.)
Metallic: Brassy gold with a metallic finish. (I would describe this as an antique gold. Great pigmentation, but a little powdery when pressing my brush into it.
Noir: Deep carbon black with an ultra-matte finish. (Definitely more of a matte finish in comparison to the other mattes in this palette. Because of that I found it slightly harder to blend out. Is nicely pigmented.)
All in all, I really love this palette. There are some stand out shades and it’s definitely different than my go-to neutrals. You can create so many different looks and easily change this from a day look to that of a night/evening out.
The packaging doesn’t wow me since it’s a somewhat flimsy cardboard packaging, and I do wish the magnetic closure was stronger. I’m slightly worried that it would open if I were to travel with this.
Normally I wouldn’t go anywhere near shades like Heirloom (purple), Azure (blue) and Metallic (dirty gold), but I found them to be quite wearable and not too far outside of my comfort zone.
If you’re not interested in purchasing the palette, 5 out of the 12 shades in the palette are sold individually: Noir, Morocco, Soft Peach, Pink Champagne, and Metallic.
What do you think of the palette? Interested in purchasing it? Let me know your thoughts!
Have a beautiful and wonderful day!