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e.l.f Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas

I have just found out that the distributors of the e.l.f makeup range in the United Kingdom are moving on and no longer buying e.l.f. This means that they are currently selling off their stock at up to 70% off. This puts a sad light on what is to be my first review of a disappointing product.


The packaging is thick and very sturdy, but a normal matte black. There is a medium sized mirror in the lid that is very handy for if you want to take this palette on the go. There is no brush, however, which is rather odd. Most palettes these days come with some type of brush, even if it's just one of the dual ended sponge tips. 





I had always heard that baked eye-shadows were the best; that they gave off great pigmentation. Well for this palette, it is only half true. I feel like over half of the eye-shadows gave great pigmentation and the rest, namely the pale pink and champagne tone, were hard to work with. The only real way was to harshly scrub my finger tip in it, which caused major mess and half of the shadow to be wasted. So I tried them again, only this 
theme i damped my brush using MAC Fix+. Still nada! Absolutely no difference even when used wet.


 This palette makes me feel incredibly sad when I use it. I has sooo much potential but fails to deliver. I might perhaps pass it on to a family member is it is of no real use to me.

Anyone else bought this and found the same problem? Has anyone found a way around it?

Louise x x

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