Yesterday I reviewed the new 17 Peep Show Mascara (link here), and I thought it would only be right to do a 'Grab a Bargain!' post telling you about the free gift you currently get when you buy the mascara. So all in all a pretty good deal when you consider that the mascara is also currently selling at a £1 off! But anyway I'm sure you're all hear to see the the swatches and look I created and not me rambling!
As always I've included a summary at the end :)
This palette has the same cute kinda lacy design as the mascara and is kinda pretty and compact. It doesn't come with any sponge applicator, but who uses them anyway? It does have a nice mirror in the lid though that I probably won't use either! It comes with 4 eyeshadow shades, but none of them haves names and I don't have many of the single shades so I can't tell you if they're from the regular range! I'm not convinced these have the same quality as the regular shades, but it's free and you get a reasonable 5g of product too!
I usually get on fairly well with the 17 eyeshadows, the palette and individual ones. And I hate to say it but I didn't think these were quite upto standard. The pigmentation is still there, but they're really powdery and fallouty. But saying that I've found these to be really long lasting. I get a good 10 hours wear without creasing and only a bit of fading.
And sorry about the pictures after I've used it. As I mentioned a few days ago, my computer decided to lose all my pictures I'd taken for the blog.
The palette includes three shimmer shades and a matte and all in the everyday/work friendly colour range. None of them are dupes for the Naked Palette either, which I see as good. The colours are also fairly cool toned which I really like.
1 - A medium brown which has slight bronze tones to it with it's shimmer.
2 - This is the matte shade of the palette and as a matte taupe that leans a lot more grey than brown. Still just about taupe though!
3 - This is a shimmery cool pink that's pale. Think the standard shimmery silvers you get, but with a pink hint.
4 - I'm stuggling with this one a little! It has tones of taupe, brown and bronze in it and works very well as an all over shimmery lid colour.
In the this look I created I used 3 on the inner corner and 4 on the lid. Then I used 1 in the crease with 2 too deepen the outer corner.
The Good - free! good pigmentation, colours work well together, long lasting (10+ hours), great for travel.
The Not so Good - no shade names - are they from the standard range? very powdery.
Who might like it? Those that think colour and longevity is important, but not so concerned with them being powdery. But who couldn't like this considering it's free!
The Bottom Line - Nice little product, a little powdery but it's free. I really like the free palettes 17 comes out :)
I hope you found this review helpful and don't forget to check out my review of the mascara this comes free with! Also if you haven't already, then check out my giveaway, here. And as always if you have any questions/queries then don't hesitate to ask, I get back to every comment. Thanks for stopping by, H :)