Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette Review

Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette Review

Hello ladies,

Today, I am here to review an eyeshadow palette from Coastal Scents. I think by now you all know how much I love wearing eyeshadows and creating different looks. I really wanted a palette to play with my eyes and create different styles, without spending too much money. It was then I came across the brand – Coastal Scents and when I checked their website for eye palettes, there was a huge sale going on and without any hesitation, I bought 2 palettes. So, let us get into the review.

Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette

Price:

$25 (I got this on sale for 12.5).

Product Description:

Lose yourself in a mirage of color! Alike the great Sahara, a mysterious desert color story awaits within this rich eye shadow palette. Transport yourself instantly with this inspiring collection of eighty-eight shades of golden ambers, sandy dune neutrals, henna reds, and green-blues. With endless hues, it is easy to get lost within the mystical mirage!

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Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette

Ingredients:

Mica, Talc, Titanium Dioxide, Kaolin, Phenyl Trimethicone, Bismuth Oxychloride, Magnesium Stearate, Dimethicone, Methylparaben, Propylparaben. May Contain: Mica and Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Ultramarine Blue, Manganese Violet, Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide, Chrome Oxide Greens, Chrome Hydroxide Green, FD&C Red No.40 Al Lake, FD&C Yellow No.5 Al Lake, FD&C Blue No.1 Al Lake.

Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette

My Take on Coastal Scents Mirage Palette:

This palette comes in a black matte plastic case with 88 beautiful shades, two dual-tipped sponge applicators, (which I found useless) and a small mirror which can come in quite handy while travelling.  The packing was perfect when it arrived, the case was covered in a bubble wrap and a beautiful outer cover and there is also a protective plastic film inside the palette.

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

The palette comes in a wide array of colours – there are pale whites, nudes beiges, pinks, earthy toned soft neutrals, soft and dark browns, deep greens, blues and purples, silver, greys, taupes and black. The size of these shadows are a bit bigger than Gems chocolate. All the shades are beautiful and I don’t think there can be a more variety of colours in a palette.

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

There are 4 types of finishes in this palette – pearl, matte, metallic and shimmer. There are 45 pearl , 22 mattes, 15 metallic and 6 shimmery shades. All the shades are very pigmented except for the black and certain matte shades. There are 8 rows and 11 columns. The 1st column consists of matte white, cream, sand and light peachy shades; 2nd column has pearl white, baby pink, medium creams and nude shades; 3rd column has light rose, sandy browns and beiges; 4th column has light, medium and dark oranges, brick shade and soft browns; 5th column includes amber, bronzes, browns and olive greens; 6th column contains rose gold, soft and dark chocolate browns; 7th column has cranberry, light browns, brick reds and dark rose; 8th column is mainly filled with soft and dark browns; 9th column has different intensities of greens; 10th column has deep and soft purples and taupes, and the last column has greys, silver, metallic aqua blue, deep blue and black. I have provided the swatches of all the shades column wise starting from the left and some EOTD’s also.

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

I am very happy with this palette, except for the black shade, which shows up as dark grey and very gritty in texture. The metallic shades are the most pigmented ones of this lot, followed by pearl and shimmery finishes and matte. There is not much fallout during application even though certain shades are a bit powdery.  I have tried out most of the shades and certain neutral colours are a bit difficult to show up on your eyes, so it is best you apply a primer. Even otherwise, it is good to use a primer to bring out the intensity of the colour. It is a very good palettes for beginners to create variety of eye make up looks without spending a fortune.

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Pros of Coastal Scents Mirage Palette:

  • There are 88 colours in different finishes to create the perfect eye look.
  • Almost all the shades are quite pigmented and easy to apply.
  • There is not much fallout during application.
  • Easily blendable shades.
  • Mirror inside the palette is very useful for quick touch ups.
  • The packaging is quite sturdy and travel friendly with bubble wrap and outer cover to protect from any kind of damages.
  • Very cheap considering the wide array of colours in the palette.

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Coastal scents mirage eyeshadow palette

Cons of Coastal Scents Mirage Palette:

  • Contains talc and parabens.
  • The black shade in this palette is very gritty and poorly pigmented.
  • Sponge applicators provided are useless.

IMBB Rating:

4.5/5, I would recommend this palette to everyone who is interested in doing eye makeups.

Would I Repurchase Coastal Scents Mirage Palette?

Not definitely, I want to try other palettes also from the brand.

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39 thoughts on “Coastal Scents Mirage Eyeshadow Palette Review

  1. Waaaaaaaaaaaaaw thy r highly pigmented and fr tht price its def a steal 🙂 great EOTD Jotsna.. loved all the shades……

  2. Wow such a lovely palette and u got it at such nice price *woot* , all the eye makeup looks are gorgeous *clap*

  3. *clap* *clap* *clap* *clap* for the eye makeups and the efforts you have put in the review…jotsna…and lucky you got such a great palette for $12.5…

  4. *woot* *woot* Your eyes look gorgeous.The eye makeup is so neat.Great review overall.May i ask what eyeliner did you use???

    1. *thankyou* Lubna. I have used 2 eye liners Bobbi Brown eyeliner, not a jet black and DMGM cosmetics eye liner which is the jet black one.

  5. super *clap* n *clap* *clap* n *clap* . eotds are …………..i have no words *silence* *silence*

  6. I always get a little intimidated by palettes with so many gradients of neutrals – I imagine myself getting ready and then freeeeeeezing because I can’t tell which specific one is perfect for the situation.

    But by the same thinking, so many neutrals! If I use my brain I can get a precision of colouring, it’s a perfectionist’s dream!

    (And thanks for the lovely, lovely array of demo looks!)

  7. Me too face this situation frequently, take more time selecting the shades than the whole process of doing the make up. I was solely tempted by the price, colours r pretty too. *haan ji*

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