28/11/2013

ILLAMASQUA NEUTRAL PALETTE

My Christmas makeup is sorted with this nifty little palette it features gorgeous neutral tones from black (Obsidian), Gold (Vintage/Antique) and the Matt shades such as Rich Chocolate Brown (Wolf) and White (Stealth – Creamy Butter Milk). The black will be great for that sexy smokey eye look and it looks breath taking blended with the gold shade! The gold has gorgeous speckles of shimmer making it very seasonal you can also mix it up with the chocolate shade blending everything together like I done in the photos below with a dab of highlighter using the white highlight included in the palette to emphasise the brow bone. 

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Illamasqua Neutral Palette – £34

I had to use the flash for these photos as it’s been super dull here lately so it was very difficult trying to get photos that had enough light to show you the gorgeous shades blended in! This palette is super pigmented and the perfect essential if you’re looking for a natural everyday palette but can transform into an evening look by blending the darker hues! The packaging is also super pretty and compact with a mirror making it easy to travel with


Did I mention this palette is not just for eyes but comes in great for highlighting and contouring on your face or body! I have not tried this as it’s pretty adventurous/advanced so I will just be sticking to the eyes for now 🙂 

I am really happy with the results and the shadows last hours and that’s without primer as I just applied these naturally with a blending brush if you want a more vibrant look, however, I would recommend you use a primer as this will really bring the hues out giving a more bold look! 

Rating: 
Product Negatives:
Product Positives:
  • Nice Packaging with Mirror 
  • Highly Pigmented shades 
  • Perfect for Casual/Evening 
  • Perfect Colour Combination 
  • Informative Packaging
  • Product lasts for hours without creasing 
  • Amazing Value/Great neutral investment 
 
Have you tried any Illamasqua Palettes? If so what are your thoughts?

 

xo, Jenny

 

67 responses to “ILLAMASQUA NEUTRAL PALETTE”

  1. Jayne says:

    This palette looks so amazing! Love your eyeshadow look!x

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  2. Emily says:

    that colour is beautiful, really suits you!

  3. naomi says:

    i love your haircolour!

  4. Jenny says:

    Thanks beautiful 😉 x

  5. Jenny says:

    Thank you x

  6. Inez says:

    The shades look gorgeous on you! xoxo.

  7. Corinne says:

    You look beautiful! Love the eyeshadow =)

    Corinne x
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  8. his little lady says:

    Loving your eye palette girl! You look gorgeous!
    xo TJ

    http://www.hislittlelady.com

  9. Kat says:

    What a gorge palette and it looks great on you! I love illamasqua eyeshadows, deffo might have to look into their quad offerings! xx

    http://www.rainbowcrush.com

  10. Jess Cotton says:

    This colours are so pretty! Love the gold! Your hair is incredible!
    Love your blog, now following!
    Jess xo
    jessicacottonxo.blogspot.co.uk

  11. Jessie Cardella says:

    This quad palette is PERFECT on you! I often have trouble finding browns that don’t make me look dead or sick because I’m so pale 😛
    I’ll definitely have to go take a look at this one 🙂

    • Jenny says:

      Thanks and I totally understand what you mean however bronze seems to go down well with me haha! Its strange because I am also very pale but not complaining ;D x

  12. Pins, Needles & Fashion says:

    Love the eyeshadow colors, you look stunning!

    http://www.pinsneedlesfashion.com

  13. Michelle Verpuggi says:

    so much inspiration! Shall we follow by facebook and bloglovin?
    http://www.supongoestilo.blogspot.nl

  14. Beth Stocker says:

    Lovely make up and blog
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  15. Becky Fearn says:

    Love this palette and the bronzey colour is gorgeous on you

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    B xx

  16. Ayesha Alim says:

    love your makeup! and your hair color is gorgeous!
    xx Ayesha

    http://ayeshaalimfashion.blogspot.com/

  17. jenn f says:

    love the look you created!

    Jenn
    A Beautiful Zen

  18. Puck says:

    It looks great on you! Love it ! xoxo

  19. Megan Colline says:

    Gorgeous makeup 🙂 Love this palette!

  20. I love your eye makeup! & you look gorgeous 😀

    xoxo

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  21. Aimee says:

    Love your makeup – lovely sultry eyes! Sounds like a great palette..I’ve not got around to trying any Illamasqua makeup yet but am sure I will soon! Thanks for your comment on my blog 🙂 xx

  22. Jen27 says:

    Oh wow, what a lovely palette! The look you created with it is stunning 🙂

    -Jen

    http://www.vibrantbeautyblog.com

  23. Gemma T says:

    Wow what a gorgeous palette! I love Illamasqua SO much, but I can’t help but think their eyeshadows are a bit too much price wise?! Like the rest of their products are all so reasonably priced compared to the likes of MAC etc?! xxx

    Gemma | Miss Makeup Magpie

    • Jenny says:

      Ohh I totally agree very pricey haha this was the only one I would purchase as I don’t wear eyeshadow much but thought I would give it a go and like it 🙂 and yeh they are apart from the foundations 😐 I find them pretty over priced too and the tube is hard to get the product out x

  24. beautyqueenuk says:

    Love the colours and really love your eye make-up x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

  25. FAIIINT says:

    Oh, what a beautiful palette! I love the smokey, metallic eye you did with it, so gorgeous! I pretty much only wear eyeshadow for nights out, but this is exactly the thing I’d go for. I just seem to want everything from Illamasqua at the moment!

    • Jenny says:

      Thanks Steph 😀 tbh I am not much of a pro at eyeshadow application haha need to “brush” up on my skills 😉 and same love the collection it’s perfect for something different to your normal everyday make-up x

  26. Sammy C says:

    wow your make up looks so pretty <3 nice palette 🙂

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  27. getcarriedaway says:

    beautiful palette! you look great!
    happy day!

    <3
    http://www.getcarriedaway.net/

  28. Jenny says:

    Thanks 🙂 x

  29. casuallyawkward says:

    The beautiful shades look incredible on you!
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  30. Styla Petite says:

    Those colours look absolutely gorgeous and suit you perfectly!! I would love to try this 🙂 xxx

    http://www.stylapetite.blogspot.co.uk

    • Jenny says:

      Thanks 🙂 you should I think they do single palettes too as this one is very pricey but they last forever I have been using mine a lot and it still has the same amount haha x

  31. Kallie @ But First, Coffee says:

    Stunning! Love the look you created. I’ve been hearing only lovely things about these eyeshadow palettes!
    Kallie @ But First, Coffee

    • Jenny says:

      Thanks Kallie 🙂 the shades are super pigmented I don’t normally wear eye shadow but really happy with this x

  32. Wow I wasn’t expecting those shades to look THAT good on! They look incredible. I had an allergic reaction to Illamasqua shadows otherwise I’d be running and grabbing this ASAP

    Sarah | More Than Adored

  33. Amy Keeling says:

    This is an extremely gorgeous palette, I’ve never tried Illamasqua Eye Shadows before, they sure do sound lovely.
    A Little Boat Sailing

    • Jenny says:

      This is my first palette and I feel happy with the results not sure if I would buy another one as I don’t wear eye shadow much but love it xx

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With a love for minimal, sustainable pieces. Finalist in the UK Blog Awards & Company Magazine Award.