Palette Wars: e.l.f. Beach Beauty Day Palette


Egads! It has been over a week since I posted. My apologies. Sunday was my birthday and I got very popular all of a sudden, with plans every day from Wednesday to yesterday. Things are settling down so you should be seeing more from me.

I am bringing you the next edition of Palette Wars, where I use exclusively one palette for about a week to test it out, see how creative I can get, and how versatile a palette is. You already saw the Crown Brush palette, which was flimsy and full of fallout. Let’s see if everyone’s favorite economy brand can do any better!

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The cover of this palette is fun and sturdy. However, it’s also white. That means that soon it will also be filthy.

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Swatches! 16 shadows, 8 glosses, 2 blushes, 2 bronzers. At this point I noticed that the eyeshadows are in coordinated columns of 4, so I only did 4 days of shadow looks, one shadow column a day. Image

Here is the first day, or what I can the Pink day! I also managed a pretty SWEET retro eye liner. Image

Day 2, gold set. Was bolstered by my previous eyeliner success to sport a double wing this day. Image

Blue! These colors are bolder. I added a frosty blue liquid eyeliner from H&M. Image

Last but not least, the green column! It was hard not to look like a leaf, but there you have it.

There was significantly less fallout and the color payoff was MUCH better here. For a retail value of $6 (and I paid less because TARGET CLEARANCE!!), it is definitely a great experimental palette.

What palettes would you like to see join the war? I am working on Nyx Haute Jersey and Urban Decay Ammo (1st gen) currently, but have many more to choose from, so let me know! I bet I have it😛

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