I have my fair share of palettes! I really feel like I don’t get enough use of them so I am setting myself a challenge, I am going to use each palette for three weeks straight so I get some solid use out of all of them and really see how many looks I can get out of each one of them. So where to start…
How about I start with an oldie but a goodie! The original Urban Decay Naked palette! I’ve gotten so much use out of this since purchasing and I still reach for it on a weekly basis, they are all such beautiful shades and textures that I just can’t go past it sometimes. My particular favourites are the pinky shade toasted as well as the two matte shades naked and buck which I probably use the most so I think this challenge will make me venture out from those shades and use some different ones.
Next up I thought I would go with the Stila Eyes are the Window to the Soul – Mind – This palette is completely matte with a mixture of warm and cool colours that I picked up earlier this year in Singapore. To be honest I haven’t used this a hell of a lot and I’m not sure why, the colours are stunning and the texture is amazing so at least now I’ll get a lot of use out. I think I’ll be very excited to see what I can do with this palette.
This little treasure is the Sleek I Divine Oh So Special Palette – this was such a bargain that I just couldn’t go past it! It has served me well over the years however, I haven’t used in quite a while. From memory the matte shades aren’t super easy to work with but I think they’ll go alright for transition colours but I do remember the shimmers being really pigmented and creamy so it should be fun to use this again!
What is not to love about the Lorac Pro Palette?! It’s just so versatile and such amazing quality that I’m so happy to have it in my collection. Now it is looking a little grubby but thats just because I freakin love it and use it so much! Like my promise with the naked palette I am going to try and do some different looks than usual to get out of comfort zone and mix things up.
This one is my collection of single eyeshadows from MAC and Makeup Geek – I think I can do some pretty spiffy looks with the combination of colours in my Z Palette, I’ve personally picked out the colours so i know most of them go together, especially the makeup geek ones. Again I have a mixture of mattes and shimmers so lets see what I can do with them all!
This palette is a little worse for wear, I took this to India and Singapore and was so happy it came with me! It’s the Nars And God Created the Woman Palette – I didn’t use it everyday but when I wanted to add a little somthin somethin I used some of the subtle colour and when we were going out at night I got to crack out the shimmers and darker shades. Of course Nars have not disappointed with the quality and the shades and this is definitely the perfect travel palette, compact without sacrificing shades and quality.
This palette is a bit of a novelty but I still love it. It’s The Balm Jovi Rockstar Palette – the names are gimmicky to perfection and the quality is also incredible! It’s pretty much all you want in a palette, especially as I have green eyes, the purples are perfect! I was really shocked at how pigmented and creamy they were as well! An added bonus is the highlighter and blush that are in the palette, as expected from The Balm they are pure heaven! The Disco Disco highlighter is a subtler version of the Marylouminser and the blush is the perfect shade of peach.
Finally I am going to finish with what I think is probably my favourite palette the Urban Decay Naked 3 – I love this palette so much! As expected from Urban Decay the quality is exquisite and the colour range is perfection, again these colours are perfect for my green eyes which is probably why I keep going back to it.
So there you go my palette challenge is set and I can’t wait to get started! Three weeks of each palette and a chance to be more adventurous with my combinations. What do you all think of this challenge? Would you like to join?
Check out my progress on my Instagram @bellusbeautyblog
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Urban Decay Naked Palette here
Still Eyes Are The Window to the Soul – Mind here
Sleek I Divine Oh So Special Palette here
Lorac Pro Palette here
Makeup Geek here
Mac Cosmetics here
The Balm Jovi Rockstar Palette here
Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette here