W7 Celebrity Secrets Eye Palette Review

In the beginning of January, I bought this W7 Celebrity Secrets Eye Palette as an add-on to an order on Amazon.co.uk. I didn’t know this brand, but the palette was really intriguing. And it was incredibly cheap, so I decided to try it.

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I got and I was actually surprised. The palette is made of a lightweight cardboard and has a magnetic lock.

It opens like a book and on the left we can see a 4-step instruction guide called Style Look.

It’s not really great and the eye photos there don’t match the shadows. But it’s okay. I wasn’t going to follow them anyway.

On the right side, we have 4 numbered shadows and two sponge tip applicators. I hate sponge tip applicators, so I haven’t even tried to take them out of the packaging

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The colors are pretty, specially that third one. They’re not highly pigmented and the first two are a bit too sheer for what I was hoping for, but they’re fine. They’re something that can be worked into a makeup look.

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This was the best way to actually show you some swatches. See the pretty glitter on the shades in the middle?

 

Well, I used these eye shadows some times before being able to write this palette. This was one of the looks I came up with.

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I used an e.l.f. contouring brush – one of my current favorites – to apply all the shades (yes, I tend to stick to just one brush and this is perfect for my eyes) and then used an Oriflame mascara (Wonder Lash in black, also my favorite).

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Even though they’re not as easy to use and blend as other eye shadows that I’ve used – like the Urban Decay or even Oriflame’s – they’re not too bad. Specially for the price they cost. Also, these are colors that everyone should have in their collection and I’m sure that I’ll use this palette a lot. And, as lightweight as it is, it’s great for travel is you’re going somewhere that doesn’t require an elaborate makeup look. My favorite eye shadow is number 3 – that pretty brown with gold glitter really shows up nicely on the lids.

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Oh and this was a quite demure look. I’ve done a darker look also, and it looks great – even though it takes a lot of that black to darken it.

Overall, I like it, and I like how the looks I’ve done with it have turned out. And at 2.2g each shadow (0.08oz), they will last for a while.

 

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