Palettes

Pixi Week of Wakeup Makeup Review, Swatches, Photos

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The new Pixi Week of Wakeup Makeup Palette is making its way around the Beauty Blogsphere. I’m sure you’ve seen and heard about it a bit already eh?

When I originally saw it I thought it was some sort of massive palette but was pleasantly surprised it was quite small and travel friendly. It basically includes an entire week of makeup in one super easy to use palette so you’ll have a brand new, fresh look starting on Monday and following right through to Sunday.

I think they released the kit at such a great time as you might be preparing for a Spring Break holiday soon or even a Summer one and this gives you the essentials for several looks without heavy, bulky packaging.

Let’s take a look!

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Clinique Pretty in Prints Milly for Clinique Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

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Milly designer Michelle Smith brings a whimsical touch to Clinique’s Spring Collection 2011 with the Pretty in Prints Palette. You may have a tiny case of deja vu here as the Pretty in Prints Palette does so remind me of the Holiday 2010 Strawberry Fudge Palette but this time we go a bit peachy rather than pink!

The palette features four shades of shadow, blush, applicators, a how to guide, and a Milly drawstring pouch for stashing it all in!

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Smashbox Softbox Eye Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

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It’s probably to early to say this but I’m leaning towards saying that the Smashbox Softbox Eye Palette is my favorite Summer palette. I’m really loving softer more nude shades of shadow lately. I can’t quite go the bolder, crazy look for Summer anymore. Heck, I really loved aqua at one time as a primary shade for the warm weather but now I’m more about delicate shades of shimmering brown, gold, and bronze and the Softbox Eye Palette brings just that.

Photographers love shooting in natural light to create a diffused, softer look and that’s exactly what this palette does. The shades give a soft focused look that’s romantic and ethereal but still have the fun Summer vibe as well!

You NEED this palette.

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Wet n Wild Vanite ColorIcon Eye & Lip Quartet Review, Swatches, Photos

Wet n Wild has a release of four new, limited edition Vanite ColorIcon Eye & Lip Quartet Palettes. Each palette has a “princess” theme with two lipglosses and two shadows.

I have to say I dislike the over use of “ColorIcon” as I commonly associate the name with the awesome six pan palettes. I will say I liked the idea of these because believe me a few years ago you couldn’t get me to touch such inexpensive makeup as I was simply too snobbish to bother however brands have evovled, Wet n Wild being one, and more recent releases are surprisely good for the price. However, they are made in China which could make or break the deal for some.

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I purchased these at Harmons for $3.99 each.

Let’s have a look and see what I thought!

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Etude House Miss Tangerine LUCIDarling Fantastic Gradation Eyes Palette Review, Swatches, Photos

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Thanks to Etude House I’m on this wicked orange/tangerine kick lately! I’ve been digging all the shades of orange, coral, peach, and tangerine I have in my stash and indulging in many other products in the same shades.

Korean brand, Etude House, has two new palettes released with their Miss Tangerine Collection that features some brilliant shades of tangerine.

Here’s my take on the Etude House Miss Tangerine LUCIDarling Fantastic Gradation Eyes Palette.

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