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By Aakanksha Katihar
I am here with a review of ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in “Texas”.
Each Baked Palette features 10 gorgeous baked eyeshadows so you can achieve a flawless look whenever, wherever. The silky and blendable formula of our Baked Eyeshadow provides smooth and even application with each sweep of color. Baked in an oven, these eyeshadows offer rich pigmentation for a beautiful effect. Infused with active key ingredients Jojoba, Rose, Sunflower, Apricot and Grape to nourish and hydrate the skin. The long-lasting and shimmering color can be worn wet for a vibrant effect or dry for sheer pigmentation, offering a variety of gorgeous eye looks!
Mica, Talc, Bismuth Oxychloride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Paraffinum Liquidum (mineral oil), Dimethicone, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Rosa Canina (Rose Hip) Fruit Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Phenoxyethanol, Methylparaben. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491 , CI 77492 , CI 77499), Ultramarine Violet (CI 77077), Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Yellow No.5 Lake (CI 19140), Red No.40 Lake (CI 16035), Blue No.1 Lake (CI 42090).
Available in 4 shades called NYC, California, Texas and Seattle.
My Experience with ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas:
I got this palette in the shade “Texas” because the color selection in this palette is pretty neutral. This palette comes with a huge mirror almost the size of the palette itself which I think, is a great idea if you want to use it as a to-go palette.
It has ten different shades, but they do not have a name. So, let me try to give a description of each color. They are:
1) Shimmery white
4) Rose Gold
6) Deep Brown
Most of these shades have a shimmer to them. The only matte shades are the browns. Incorporating these two can give a very intense and dramatic look. So, this palette is very versatile. I love the color selection and you can achieve a range of very pretty neutral looks.
Most of the colors have very good pigmentation and they have a buttery soft feel to them. The pink shade is the one with least pigmentation to it and you have to really apply a lot to get a good result. But, rest of them are well pigmented. Another thing I have experienced with ELF eye shadows is that the darker colors tend to be better pigmented than lighter ones. That holds true for this palette as well.
I use the shimmery white mostly on my brow bone as a highlighter. To get a more vibrant effect for a night time look, I would use these wet. Some of the colors that I absolutely love in this palette are rose gold, taupe, copper and the white as a highlighter. The gold is a very unique shade as well which I love for a night out kind of look.
Let me show you the colors closely:
Overall, I really like this palette, although I think the single eye shadows from ELF have a better quality. But, having so many neutral color shades in a single palette with a huge mirror does make it a great travel convenient palette.
Pros of ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas:
• Compact with a good size mirror.
• Convenient for traveling over single eyeshadows.
• Price is great.
• Good pigmentation and pretty color selection.
• Can be used to get a range of very pretty neutral looks.
• Versatile enough to create day as well as night time looks.
• Easy to remove using a makeup remover.
• Colors stays a good amount of time.
Cons of ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas:
• Quality is a little on the lower side when compared to the single eyeshadows from ELF.
• The pink color has a very low pigmentation.
Would I Repurchase ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas?
Not the same variant. Definitely, the other shades.
Would I Recommend ELF Studio Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Texas?
I would definitely recommend this palette especially because it has so many pretty neutral colors and is worth the money at 10 dollars. ELF also has some 50% sale days, so if you can get your hands on this palette for 5 dollars, that will be your best 5 dollars ever spent!
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