I don't have any shadows from Maybelline, or really that much else. But I saw these colors and thought they were just beautiful! I don't have colors like these in a small palette for travel, so I thought this would be great to add to my collection!
I especially like the lid color! I'm all for natural smokey looks, so I thought this palette would be perfect! Here's my swatches with primer and flash:
I used a primer to do these swatches. Honestly, I had to pack it on for you to really see the colors. You still can't see the base color, as it's the same as my skin! I'm sure on someone darker, it will make a lovely highlihgt. I wish the pigmentation was a bit better, but it's not too bad for drug store---though I think CoverGirl singles are better than these. I do really like that there is a dark matte brown for liner in this palette. You can also use it for the outer-v. There's also a guide on the back for beginners, which I always think is nice:
Here's my natural smokey look:
I think it turned out pretty nicely! Perfect to put in your purse when you're on the go! I'd def pick up another one of these from Maybelline. Do you have another Maybelline palette you love?
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FTC Disclosure: I purchased this with my own money. I was not paid to write this review, or any other.