Product Type: Avon makeup
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8 Colours, Not That Many Different Looks Though!
Avon 8-in-1 Eye Palette
Member Name: CheekyCharlie08
Avon 8-in-1 Eye Palette
Advantages: Nice range of colours; Mix and match
Disadvantages: Crease badly; The pale colours fade quick
My mate gave me this palette of 8 eyeshadows from Avon because she didn't like the colours and couldn't be bothered to send it back. I'm the opposite and think the colours in this neutral tones palette are nice but the quality of the eyeshadow isn't very good.
They're pressed powder eyeshadows and you have to apply it quite thick to get any depth of colour. This palette has got quite a few pale tones and they don't show up very well, the palest peachy pink makes a good highlighter but the other pale ones aren't much good because when you put them on too thick they crease badly but if you put them on thinner the colour doesn't show up.
The idea of the palettes is that all the colours will blend with each other so you could create dozens of different looks from just these 8 colours. The colours do all compliment each other well but to be honest you couldn't mix and match all that much because none of the paler colours would look right together, and the browns could only really be matched with the palest peach.
It's supposed to be crease proof but it's not, most of the colours do crease quite badly and this doesn't take long after you've applied them. My mate thought it was because of her having quite greasy eyelids but I have very dry eyelids and it still ran into the creases of my eyes and I thought it started looking messy only an hour later. The pale colours fade quickly too and that's annoying because I hate having to reapply my eye make up through the day.
You get 2 sponge applicators with each palette and they're just standard, I'd rather use my eyeshadow brush for a smoother finish but the applicators would be ok as an emergency measure.
The palettes cost £10.00 and I'd feel robbed if I'd paid that because these arent very good eyeshadows and I expected better because I do usually like the Avon eyeshadows. As well as the neutral palette there is another called Smokey Eyes and that's blues, greys and purples.
Summary: Nice Colours, Shame The Eyeshadows Are Naff