Elf Studio Need it Nude palette

If Elf Studio Mad for Matte palette does not “speak your language”, the Need it Nude palette might.

This palette was part of the Fall Harvest kit (reg. $25), offered at $6 with $25 order for the day, so I did get it with a discount.

Same format as in the Mad for Matte palette – slim and small, with a mirror. The colour range doesn’t say much of nudes but more like 10 shades of fall leaves to me 🙂 And trust me, the gold shades, in particular, are worth the money! I fell hard for one of them unexpectedly, you will see.

The palette has 4 mattes (first, fourth, eighth and last shade), 4 satins/ metallics, 1 with micro fine glitters (second to last) and 1 with larger glitters (seventh, bingo!!!).

I like that they include 2 matte brow bone highlight shades (first and fourth) which I use constantly. The gold right in the middle of the swatches here is a true gold, gorgeous on the lids. The pink on the far right is a little too light for a transition shade though.

The bronze is the cousin of the gold above, equally pretty but the shade next to it steals the show. Gold glitters on a brown base are not rare, but what sets this shade apart is the opacity of the base. No layering required!

The last 3 shades (even with different finishes) end up swatching quite similarly. The last one has too strong of a grey sheen which pulls it away from being a pigmented black.

Again, I am not complaining about pigmentation and lasting power, just wish for a better colour variety. The palette is 0.49oz/ 14g, retails $10.


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