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Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Glinda Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Glinda Palette 2

A few weeks ago, I posted a review of the (extremely hard-to-find) Urban Decay Theodora Palette. Today I’ll be reviewing it’s companion palette, the Urban Decay Glinda Palette. Great News! At the time of publishing this review, the palette is still available, and at a spectacularly discounted price! In January of 2013, Urban Decay released 2 limited edition palettes in collaboration ... Read More »

Urban Decay Oz the Great and Powerful Theodora Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

Urban Decay Theodora Palette 5

I ummed and ahhed about reviewing this palette – after all, it was limited edition, and is very difficult to find, however I do adore it, so I felt it was worth the review. Please bear in mind when reading this review that this palette will be VERY difficult to get hold of. In January of 2013, Urban Decay released ... Read More »

Lime Crime Alchemy Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

Lime Crime Alchemy Palette 1

Product Breakdown: The Lime Crime Alchemy Palette is the fourth release in the Lime Crime Fantasy Palette series. It contains a collection of 5 shadows, all described by Lime Crime as having a shimmer finish, inspired by the swirling transmutation of an alchemist’s potion. Pigmentation: Incantation Incantation is described by Lime Crime as a “metallic copper with fiery sparks”. I ... Read More »

Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Palette

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It was my birthday last month, and I received 2 makeup items – the Le Metier De Beaute Blush Kaleidoscope and this Too Faced Shadow Bon Bons Palette. The set is beautifully presented in a gorgeous flocked box resembling an old-fashioned box of chocolates. Inside it contains 12 powder eyeshadows in a mixture of matte, satin, metallic and glittery finishes. ... Read More »

Lime Crime Palette D’Antoinette Fantasy Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Lime Crime Palette D’Antoinette is the third release inthe Lime Crime Fantasy Palette Series. It contains a collection of 5 shadows – 4 matte and one metallic – inspired by the infamous Marie Antoinette. Pigmentation: Royal Flush Royal Flush is a pretty, bright, somewhat fluorescent pink with a matte finish. Strangely, I find it hard to decide ... Read More »

Urban Decay Smoked Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

Smoked Palette 3

Product Breakdown: The Urban Decay Smoked Palette is a compact collection of 10 complementary shades designed to help you create the perfect smoky eye. As well as the 10 shadows, this palette also comes with a full size 24/7 eyeliner pencil in Perversion (blackest black) and a miniature Eyeshadow Primer Potion (one of the best on the market). To help ... Read More »

The Balm Nude ‘Tude Palette – Review, Photos, Swatches

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Product Breakdown: The Balm’s “Nude ‘Tude” Palette contains a collection of 12 complementary neutral eyeshadows, packaged in a risque little palette that takes the nude theme to the next level. Pigmentation: Sassy Sassy is a bright white with a soft, pearlescent finish. The texture is smooth and buttery, and the pigmentation level is medium to high. Snobby Snobby is a bright ... Read More »

My friend went to New York…


and all I got were these AWESOME eyeshadow palettes! Urban Decay Naked 2 Palette Urban Decay Smoked Palette These palettes are already all over the internet, so if you want to see them featured on Makeup Utopia, let me know what you want to see. Reviews? Swatches? Looks I’ve created with them? Let me know in the comments. Read More »

MUA Eyeshadow Palettes

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Product Breakdown: MUA or Makeup Academy is a UK drug store brand. They specialise in fun, quality products that don’t break the bank. If you like bright, vibrant, bold products with excellent colour pay off, you’ll want to try these.  Although this article is about the shadows, MUA have a whole range of products that are surprisingly good quality. Pigmentation: These shadows ... Read More »

Lancome Color Design Palette in 308 Violet Magnetique – Review, Photos, Swatches


Pigmentation: The pigmentation of the shadows in this palette was quite varied. When I touched my finger to each of the shades in the palette, the pigmentation appeared to be fantastic, and the texture was soft and creamy. All-over base – a perfect match for my skin tone with a pearly sheen. Highlighter – a cool white-based silver. Crease – ... Read More »