Saturday, September 4, 2010

Too Faced Naked Eye Palette

This palette has been out for a while and on my last few visits to Sephora I stopped by to visit it and swatch the one shade I could not get out of my mind: "Lap Dance". Under the bright store lights it looked so pretty and complex: a shimmery midtone purple-gray-silvered-taupe with a bit of a pinkish tone in certain angles. I searched the rest of the Too Faced line to see if they had a comparable single eyeshadow, but alas they did not. So, although I am not a big fan of the bulky, paper box packaging, I went ahead and got this palette because overall it has a great selection of versatile, neutral shades. I like the convenience of having a black shadow included to use wet as a liner on its own or dry over pencil liner. It also comes with three handy little cards with helpful diagrams for the makeup challenged. :) Can't wait to try out the three main looks!



It has a little pull-out drawer with a sponge/brush -- would prefer to do without this feature to cut down on package size, since many prefer to use their own brushes anyway...





Below are swatches of the three base colors: In The Buff, a matte eggsehell, Birthday Suit, a low-shimmer beige, and Pink Cheeks a very pale, satiny pink



Below left to right: Pillow Talk, Like A Virgin, Satin Sheets, Unmentionables, Lap Dance, Stiletto


Below photo taken with flash


Below photo taken in low sunlight 



Below are swatches of the shades used for the three looks included on the enclosed instruction cards:
 "Day," "Classic," and "Fashion."





Have a great weekend!

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