When the Too Faced chocolate palette was first released, it was an eye-watering €63 so I immediately told myself that I didn't need or want it. However, I read so many great things about it so I still sneakily kept me eye on it and when I recently saw it on the Debenhams for €44 and then there was a further €5 discount, I decided it was time to buy it!
This palette is all kinds of amazing and it is definitely one of my favourite palettes in my collection - that is a major statement from me because I have 22 eyeshadow palettes in my stash! I love the packaging - it is a tin, like the Naked 2 & 3 palettes, so would be perfect for travelling as the shadows are well protected. It looks like a big bar of chocolate & before I bought this, I did wonder if I would want a bar of chocolate every time I used it, due to the design & scent (it smells like chocolate!), but I haven't had a craving so far. There is quite a large mirror inside the lid, which I like too.
There are 16 shadows in this palette and they are a mixture of mattes & shimmers. The great thing about this palette is that the shadows are not just neutrals - there are some nice pops of colour in there including Cherry Cordial & Candied Violet. The first shadow that stood out to me was Creme Brulee - this shadow is simply stunning. It is a beautiful bronzey-gold & I love to pair it with Gilded Ganache in the crease. My husband commented on my eye make-up the first time I wore this combination & said it really made my eyes pop & the whites of eyes looked whiter!
The pigmentation of these shadows is second to none and they blend beautifully and last very well (although I always use Nars eyeshadow primer with all eyeshadows). This is my first time to try Too Faced eyeshadows & I have certainly not been disappointed. It also comes with a small lookbook - I always love when these are included because they make you experiment more with the colours. My only slight niggle is that the shadow names are printed on the plastic cover, rather than on the palette itself, but that's not a huge issue.
Overall, I am really happy to have this in my collection & can see myself reaching for it above my other palettes for the next while!
Have you tried this palette or are there any other Too Faced palettes that you would recommend?
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