Massive Holiday Makeup Palettes Haul/Review

Lorac Bejeweled Day & Night Jewelry Box

Pros:

  • Richly pigmented eyeshadows and blushes
  • Palettes are sleek and easy to travel with
  • Fairly good variety in colors and finishes in eyeshadows
Cons:
  • Tacky packaging, plus the drawers stick some
  • Not the best use of space- instead of 1 really large bronzer, how about a mini blush palette?
  • Eyeliners are too dry
  • Blushes are too similar in color

Rating:

  • Packaging:   2
  • Quality:   4
  • Overall:   3
  • Would I buy again?   Maybe
  • Price:  $56

Where to Buy

For full review go to: LORAC Bejeweled Day and Night Jewelry Box Review 

Pixi Ultimate Beauty Kit

Pros:

  • Sleek packaging, so is great for travel
  • Nice variety of blush colors
  • Excellent quality in blushes
  • Great variety in eyeshadow finishes- matte vs shimmery
  • Fair price for the amount of makeup included
Cons:
  • Needs more variety in eyeshadow colors
  • A few eyeshadows could be more pigmented

Rating:

  • Packaging:   5
  • Quality:   3
  • Overall:   4
  • Would I buy again?   Yes
  • Price:  $40

Where to Buy

For full review go to: Pixi Ultimate Beauty Kit Review
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Too Faced Sweet Dreams Makeup Collection

Pros:

  • Beautiful and creative packaging
  • Richly pigmented eyeshadows and blushes
  • Nice variety in matte and shimmer blushes/bronzer
Cons:
  • Not suited for travel
  • Could use a few more matte finish eyeshadows to balance out all the shimmery ones

Rating:

  • Packaging:   5
  • Quality:   4
  • Overall:   4
  • Would I buy again?   probably- it makes a super cute gift
  • Price:  $52

Where to Buy

For a full review go to: Too Faced Sweet Dreams Makeup Collection Review

Smashbox Click You’re It Eye Palette

Pros:

  • Excellent quality eyeshadows and cream liners
  • Nice variety of colors
  • Good mixture between matte and shimmery shadows
  • Great idea of including cream shadows/liners along with the eyeshadows
Cons:
  • Although packaging is great for travel, it doesn’t look unique enough for a holiday gift
  • Needs a dark brown or black for blending

Rating:

  • Packaging:   2
  • Quality:   4
  • Overall:   4
  • Would I buy again?   Not sure
  • Price:  $49

Where to Buy

For a full review go to: Smashbox “Click You’re It” Eye Palette Review

Tarte The Starlet Makeup Vanity

Pros:

  • Gorgeous case with beveled mirrors and glass pull knobs
  • Nicely pigmented and smooth blushes
  • Fair price for what all is included
Cons:
  • Poor pigmentation and texture of eyeshadows
  • Not enough variety in eyeshadow colors
  • Could have had 1 matte finish blush instead of all shimmery

Rating:

  • Packaging:   5
  • Quality:   3
  • Overall:   3
  • Would I buy again?   Not thinking so
  • Price:  $52

Where to Buy

For a full review go to: Tarte “The Starlet Makeup Vanity” Review

 

NARS All About Cheeks Palette

Pros:

  • Sleek case that is perfect for travel or for makeup artists to include in their kit
  • Great quality blushes- very pigmented and smooth
  • Nice variety in colors- is convenient to have a bronzer and highlighter included with the blushes
Cons:
  • Needs a light pink or another matte finish blush instead of 2 peachy pink colors
  • Price is a bit steep for the average consumer

Rating:

  • Packaging:   5
  • Quality:   5
  • Overall:   5
  • Would I buy again?   Most likely
  • Price:  $65

Where to Buy

For a full review go to: NARS “All About Cheeks” Palette Review

Stila Dream in Full Color Palette

Pros:

  • Smooth and fairly pigmented eyeshadows
  • Packaging is a unique idea, but not practical
Cons:
  • Poor quality blushes
  • Eyeshadows are too small to fit a brush into
  • Packaging seems cheap

Rating:

  • Packaging:   2
  • Quality:   3
  • Overall:   3
  • Would I buy again?   Nope
  • Price:  $39

Where to Buy

For a full review go to: Stila “Dream in Full Color” Palette Review
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