Colourpop: One Palette, Two Looks

Hello my beauties, welcome back! I’m so sorry for the hiatus, we didn’t have internet for about a week! I’m back now and today it’s time for another installment in my Colourpop palette series.

Palette number five is the Kathleen Lights x Colourpop So Jaded palette. I know the norm is three looks with one palette, especially one of this size but I just ran out of time and wasn’t able to get a third or fourth look done. This is one of my newer palettes from Colourpop and it has quickly become one of my favorites! There is a good selection of colors that are warm and cool-toned so it can appeal to anyone’s favorite. I did one warm-toned look and one cool-toned look. The quality of this palette is spot on with what I’ve come to expect from Colourpop. The shadows are very soft, they have a gorgeous color pay off, and they blend and layer like a dream. I used a mix of brushes and my fingers to create the looks I am about to share with you but that’s how I use any eyeshadow palette. Let me show you what I created!

Let’s start with the warm tones, shall we? I love warm-toned eyeshadows, they are definitely my thing.
– Crease/Transition: Royal Jewels
– Outer ‘V’: Rose Quartz
– Outer half lid: Ruby
– Inner half lid: Sunstone
– Center lid: Diamond (Super Shock Shadow)
– Inner corner/Brow bone: Pearl
I am head over heels for the shade ‘Ruby’! It’s stunning and beautiful and works great applied with a brush or applied with your finger. I liked adding ‘Diamond’ in the center of my lid because I love that subtle Halo eye look. It is a Super Shock Shadow but so far it hasn’t dried out or anything so I’m thrilled. I used some very neutral shades for the crease and outer ‘V’ because I didn’t want it to clash or make this look a smokey eye. I think that this combination would make a great everyday look for the fall and winter, it’s easy to do and it’s not too in your face either.

Here we have the cool-toned look.
– Crease/Transition: Turquoise
– Outer ‘V’: Sapphire
– Outer half lid- Alexandrite
– Inner half lid- Aquamarine
– Inner corner/ Brow bone- Pearl
This look definitely pushed me out of my comfort zone. I rarely, if ever, reach for blues but I thought I’d give it another try for this post. I was pleasantly surprised at how easily the shades went on and that they were easy to blend. In my experience, blues are a pain to work with but not these. The shades really worked well together and the ‘Alexandrite’ shade has a bit of a purple hue to it which added a bit of dimension to my outer lid. I am honestly surprised by how much I like this look. It’s definitely not an everyday kind of look but it would be great for events or going out.

There you have it folks! What do you think of these looks? Are there other shades in the palette you would like to see me play with? Leave it in the comments down below! If you liked today’s post, please consider following my blog before you click out that way you won’t ever miss another post! To see what looks I create and don’t post here, be sure to check out my Instagram which is linked down below. Check back in the next few days for my first YouTube video in years! Thank you so much for stopping by, your support means so much to me! I look forward to seeing you soon but, until then, don’t forget to be bold, be beautiful, be YOU! XO Emma


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