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After getting hooked on to IMBB, I would say I was educated about makeup and learnt about various brands, NYX being one of them. I had no clue that such a brand even existed. So, I started bothering everyone I knew from abroad to get me some stuff, but all in vain. Finally, I did manage to convince my friend to get me some eye shadows. NYX has some really good stuff to offer and at a very reasonable price. So, today’s review is about NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis. There are a total of 12 variations in this range of “NYX Love in Paris” Eye Shadow Palettes.
There are a total of 9 eye shadows packed in rectangular pot slots and these are packaged in a sleek black eye shadow palette. It has a see-through top which enables easy identification of the colors. A two-sided applicator is also provided in the palette. It opens and shuts with a click. It also has a very cute bow for opening and shutting the palette.
The City of Lights has nothing on the sparkle in your eyes. Highlight their seductive glimmer with these brilliant high-fashion palettes featuring 9 richly-pigmented shades and a dual-ended applicator for easy, on-the-go touch-ups. The cute, compact kits give you a world of high-fashion looks at your fingertips
My Experience with NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis:
NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis predominantly has various shades of blue. They also have the basic white, silver and black shades. A number of various combinations including smokey eyes can be made from these colors.
- Looks like silver, but actually it is an extremely light blue with green undertones.
- A sky blue color with silver undertones.
- A denim blue color. It looks very similar to those light denims we generally have.
The pigmentation is very good and these three do have minute silver shimmer particles, but they are not prominently visible once applied.
- Actually a white color with shimmer particles. Works really good as a highlighter.
- Looks more like a greenish blue. We can also call it as sea green.
- A pretty shimmery cobalt blue.
These three also have amazing pigmentation. Just one swipe is enough to get complete color. Also, the shimmer particles are not very obvious.
- A perfect shimmery silver.
- Dark blue.
As you can see from the swatches, these shades are highly pigmented. The dark blue color does have shimmer, but when applied, it gives more of a matte look and does not shine. Also, the black shade is not jet black. It seems to have shimmer, but gives a matte effect when applied.
All the shadows have a soft texture. They can be easily applied and give a smooth finishing. These do blend in easily. They are not at all chalky. Also, these are not waterproof. The staying power is okay and lasts for around 4 hours after which it fades away. I wish the pigmentation was better. The applicator provided seems to be of no use to me. Although it has smooth ends, I personally feel a lot of color remains on the applicator and that gets wasted, I prefer applying with fingers.
These do not crease, but few of them do so on oily lids, so it is better to use an oil absorbent base to be safe. The palette has colors which can be used on their own or in combinations and also as a highlighter. All in all, it is a good palette.
Pros of NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis:
- Highly pigmented.
- Soft texture.
- Smooth finishing.
- Easy to blend.
- Travel friendly.
- No fallout.
- Does not crease.
- Good variation of blue colors.
Cons of NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis:
- Shimmer could be a no-no for some people.
- Will crease on oily skin.
- Staying power could have been better.
- Not waterproof.
- Applicator provided is not of much use.
Would I recommend NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis?
Definitely yes. A real good payoff for the money.
Would I Repurchase NYX Love in Paris Eye Shadow Palette – Love Affair with Louis?
Not this one, as this would last for a long time, but definitely other variants from this same range.
I would rate this 4.5/5.
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