Thursday, 19 June 2014

The 3-in-1 Palette

Hey Guys!

So there will be a massive collective haul coming your way pretty soon, but I just couldn't wait to tell you about a palette that I received for my 18th birthday. My parents surprised me with the beautiful Urban Decay NAKED Flushed Palette, a 3-in-1 palette with a bronzer/contour shade, a rosy blush, and a highlighter. The perfect on-the-go palette. Here are my thoughts.

The Bronzer: A warm toned matte brown that I use to contour my cheekbones and to add a hint of much-needed warmth to my pale face. I love that this has no shimmer so can be used as a contour, something that I find to be quite difficult to find in a bronzer nowadays. No muddy, orange disco balls to be seen around here, thank you very much.

The Highlighter: This is a beautiful pink highlighter laced with shimmer that I like to dab just along the tops of my cheekbones and on my brow bone to add a healthy glow. I have recently been turned into a highlight lover after discovering that it doesn't just make you look like you are a bit shiny and in need of a sweep of powder. When applied correctly, it can give you a lit-from-within glow that I think is gorgeous.

The Blush: Although it seems quite vibrant in the pictures, this is such a pretty rosy pink with a subtle hint of shimmer. This blush is very pigmented, so requires a fairly light hand, be warned! I dust this on the apples of my cheeks, and I look instantly more awake and put together.

I have fallen in love with this little palette and I fully condone all of the hype it has been getting in the blogosphere since it's release. As far as I'm aware, there is only one shade available in Ireland so far, but there seems to be a few versions in other countries. You can pick it up now from Debenhams, and other Urban Decay stockists nationwide, for €29.00.

Have you tried the Urban Decay NAKED range?

xoxo, Emma

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