This palette is similiar to the Lorac Pro Palette in which you get half matte and half shimmer colors.Read my review of the Lorac Pro Palette here. This palette is the same. You can 4 less shadows in this palette but more shadow per color. Each shadow in this palette comes with .03 oz vs. .02 oz in the Lorac Pro Palette. The Lorac palette sells for $42 and this one is $48. This palette has more plum/purple colors in it than the Lorac palette. I really like purples so this palette is amazing for me.
The palette comes in a magnetic faux snakeskin brown fabric. I think its very different and I like it. The size is good for travel as well. It is thicker than the Naked 2 and Lorac palettes but not as long which is good if you have a smaller makeup bag.
The top row is the shimmer colors and the bottom is the matte ones. The colors are simply beautiful as you can see from these photos. The color payoff is great as well as the pigmentation. They are not very chalky either but I do recommend tapping off your brush before applying some of the more pigmented matte colors to avoid fallout. In terms of lasting power, I always wear a primer and don't have oily eyelids so I have no problem with my eyeshadows lasting ever. African Violet is by far the most unique color in this palette. It is a purple with gold shimmer. Simply beautiful on the eyes.
|Top Row: Chocolate, African Violet, and Sable|
Bottom Row: Vanilla Nuts, Plum Smoke, and Cafe Au Lait
|Top Row: Sable, Guava, and Cameo|
Bottom Row: Cafe Au Lait, Coffee Groud, and Deep Night
|Top Row: Cameo & Sunlit|
Bottom Row: Deep Night & Rich Coffee
|Left to Right: Cafe Au Lait, Coffee Ground, Deep Night & Rich Coffee|
|Middle Row: Cameo, Sunlit, Vanilla Nuts, and Plum Smoke|
|Top Row: Chocolate, African Violet, Sable, and Guava|
|Top Row: Chocolate, African Violet, Sable, Guava|
Middle Row: Cameo, Sunlit, Vanilla Nuts, Plum Smoke
Bottom Row: Cafe Au Lait, Coffee Ground, Deep Night, Rich Coffee