Hope everyone had an amazing Christmas yesterday, if you celebrate. Or just a fantastic day. I took the day off from blogging as I needed a little break especially after seven looks using the James Charles x Morphe palette. But that’s not what we’re focusing on today, we’re discussing the The Pigment Palace’s Modern Royalty Palette. Which is from a new Indie brand, that I’m in love with at the moment. When they announced their brand on Twitter and Instagram, they choose to send the palette to influencers regardless of followers. Now I wasn’t one of those but I think that’s so incredible!
I had fun taking a break last week with the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Sugar palette, but we’re back to going through all of the Juvia’s Place eyeshadow palettes. Today I’m going to be going over The Saharan palette which was inspired by the spirit and vibrance of the Fulani culture. And contains 12 with 4 mattes and 8 metallic/satin shadows. Unlike other Juvia’s Place palettes previously reviewed, this palette does not have large pans for the shadows instead the regular size you see in ColourPop. But like the other palettes, this palette is $20 and does not include a mirror or a super luxury packaging not that the artwork isn’t lovely.
As I mentioned in Monday’s post, I’m spending the entire week minus Wednesday on the Jeffree Star Cosmetics Blood Sugar Pressed Pigment palette. I’ve never done an entire post dedicated to just swatches so I’m doing every type of swatch you can image in this post: brush, eye, finger, and perfect. The perfect one is more just for the display photos for this post, but we’re going to get into every shade and stain my lids to new levels from Red#40 that’s in a bunch of the shadows. I tried to limit the number of swatches I did on my lids every day so they weren’t too bad, but I kind of liked doing this type of post though I know I’m not going to be a whole lot of this in the future as my lids were not happy with all of the eye swatches though they show off the shadows the best. Also before we get into the swatches, I did not clean off any fall out in the eye swatches so you can really see what happened when applying the shadows using an e.l.f. fluffy brush.
The next palette by Juvia’s Place that I had to try was The Douce Eyeshadow Palette. Every shade is named after some type of dessert, and I have a donuts hoodie along with the Clarice wig from Bellami x Glam & Gore so all weekend long I was wearing the two together. ‘Cause who only wears a hoodie once before washing it? Anyways I thought it all went together super well and I felt like a pastel goddess.
When Beauty Bakerie came to Ulta I was thrilled, mainly as I wanted to try more of their products. As I did love the formula of their foundation, but they just didn’t have a shade that was correct for me. They are all too dark or too warm tone for my skin, the lightest shade is straight up orange on me. When I originally was shopping on Beauty Bakerie’s site I did not see this Milk & Honey Highlighting Palette, but I did see it at Ulta so I picked it up in my last haul. And I was nervous at first since I’m extremely pale so two of the shades initially seemed like they would be too dark for me. But we’ll get into my opinion on each of the shades in a bit.
Next up in the Juvia’s Place eyeshadow palette try out is The Saharan II. This palette contains 9 shadow with a mixture of metallic, duo chromes, and matte shades that were inspired by the rich colors in Moroccan spices, herbs, cities, and rich patterns. Like the other palettes in their collection this one costs $20. This palette is also vegan so I don’t know remember if it’s on the packaging that this palette came it as I got rid of it, but vegan red tones can dye the skin due to the dye/pigment in the shadow.