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Hit, miss and maybe : Eyeshadow palettes

When it comes to eyeshadow palettes, I have a serious problem. When I see a new palette release, there is like a switch goes off inside me and I am not right until I buy it! It is actually an illness! As a result, I am very picky as to what I want from a palette. For me, if a palette is to be a hit, it must have a good selection of colours that you can create a number of looks from. There is nothing worse than having a palette where the shadows just don’t work all that well together. Secondly, the shadows must be easy to work with.…

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Urban Decay Naked Ultimate Basics palette review

Ok, so there is no denying, each time Urban Decay announces the release of a new palette, the internet, or at least the beauty addicts online, lose their minds! When it comes to eyeshadow palettes, for the most part, Urban Decay know what they are at and it is not surprising we get our knickers in a twist at the sniff of a new release. When UD announced the release of their Naked Ultimate basics palette, I honestly was so excited. A warm toned, all matte palette. This could not be anymore perfect for me. So when I got my hands on it, did it live up to my expectations? Yes…

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Blank Canvas Master series palette

Last year saw the release of the Blank Canvas Master series palette and if I am to be completely honest, although everyone was raving about this palette, I personally didn’t hold out much hope for it, as I didn’t love the Pippa palette the way everyone else did. Yet every so often a product comes along that takes you completely by surprise and over the past few months, the Master Series palette has wormed it’s way into the deepest corners of my heart! For me, this is love! This palette was quite literally made for my eyes!! At this stage, the readers of The Beautiful Truth, know my love of…

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette

STOP!!!! If you’re broke, or your willpower is weak, then you need to click out of this post right now! It is very rare that I write a post like this, but be warned, I am about to gush a serious amount of love over this palette from Anastasia Beverly Hills. The  Modern Renaissance palette is the latest premade palette release from Anastasia Beverly Hills and it really is something unbelievably special. The palette consists of 14 predominately warm toned shades that are mainly matte! Music to my ears, Warm toned and matte, could I ask for anything more? What makes this palette so different with the shade selection is…

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Mac Burgundy Times nine palette

If you’re looking for an easy to wear, versatile palette, that is perfect for travelling or indeed won’t take up lots of space in your makeup bag, then look no further than the beauty that is the Mac burgundy times nine palette. The burgundy times nine palette is part of the recent permanent palette releases from Mac. Mac relaxed 4 new palettes including Navy times nine, Amber times nine and purple times nine. Each palette in this times nine collection, contains nine eyeshadows that tie into the theme of the palette. Each palette contains a mix of new and permanent shades. The eyeshadows are smaller than the regular Mac shadows. They…

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The Pippa Palette Review

  This summer saw the launch of another new palette onto the market, as Ireland’s sweetheart, Pippa O’Connor, teamed up with the Irish brush company Blank Canvas Cosmetics, to create this multi functional eye and face palette that has the beauty world in a frenzy. With glowing reviews all over the internet, I decided it was time I not only gave the palette a spin, but shared my thoughts on whether the palette lives up to the hype that surrounds it. On first glance the Pippa Palette looks really beautiful. It comes in a heavy-duty cardboard pink palette, with a cardboard sleeve for extra protection and a decent size mirror…

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Urban Decay Naked Basics 2 palette review

Urban Decay are real leaders when it comes to all things palettes. You would be hard pushed to find a lady who doesn’t own at least one of the Naked palettes. Once you mention the words Urban Decay and naked, our ears are sure to prick up and take notice. Last summer Urban Decay released another addition to their Naked palette family, the Naked 2 basics palette. It was met with mixed feelings from many the Naked lover, as people claimed it was far too like the original Naked basics palette and while yes they are similar, the Naked 2 basics leans a lot cooler than the Naked 1 basics…

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The NYX smokey eye look palettes review and tutorial

Who doesn’t love rocking a smokey eye on a night out, or even a bit of neutral smokiness during the day? Well NYX have got you covered with this little palettes of smoky goodness. NYX have released 3 palettes to help you reproduce the perfect smokey eye no matter what colours you are into. The first palette, The smokey look kit, is a cool toned silver , grey and black palette to help you perfect the ideal Kim Kardashian smoky eye. This palette contains 9 shimmery colours, to help you smoke out your eyes.  Of all three palettes, this is the one I reached for the least, not because of the…