Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Morphe Brushes Review: 35N Matte Palette

Morphe Brushes 35N Matte Palette

Okay, so I haven't really been able to give this product an extensive review because I just received it this morning and I haven't really had much time to play around with it. I did however immediately open it when I received it and started swatching and testing out some of the shadows!

(Packaging of the product)

(Ingredients are on the back of the packaging)

(Out of the box it came in with company logo)

(Morphe Brushes 35N Matte Palette)

I ordered the Morphe Brushes 35N Matte Palette a little over a week ago and got it in the mail today. I heard good things about this company and I wanted to give it a try myself! The palette itself sells for $19.95 and then there is the cost of shipping (changes depending on promo code used). 

I went with the matte palette because all of my Naked Palettes from Urban Decay have all the shimmer I need and I have a million MAC shimmer/satin shadows so I wanted to deviate a bit! I heard that the matte shadows are pigmented, but slightly harder to work with than the satin shadows Morphe Brushes offers. Based on a few swatches I can see how that may be true, but for the price I am really liking these shadows so far. 

This morning I didn't intend on wearing any make up today, but when I got these on the porch I thought I might as well play around with it and do a really subtle look. I didn't prime my face, use any eyeliner and I barely touched my brows. I really wasn't in the mood for make up today so I will have to do a few other looks with this palette later, but just to show you guys I figured I would take a picture of the look. I wanted browns and something warm because cool tones do not look good on me, I look like a hooker when I wear them. So I just went with a terra cotta color scheme for today. 

I took this one on my phone so the colors on my lid may be slightly different than if I were to use my nice camera, but I will do a look later on after I mess around with the shadows a bit. 

Here is a picture of the shadows I used for this look. From Top to Bottom: The 1st one circled I used to prep my lids with an all over color. The 2nd one I used with a giant fluffy brush to sweep all over the crease. The 3rd I focused in my crease with a more precise fluffy brush. The 4th I used to line my under-eye. The 5th I used in the outer-v corner of my lid. The 6th I used as my "eyeliner" on the outer corner of my lid staying close to my lash line. I also brought the 6th color down on my under-eye and focused on the outer corner to connect the top and bottom. 

Like I said, I did not do an extensive full face of make up and I went with some safer colors because I didn't really feel like wearing much make up today if any at all. I plan on doing a pretty cranberry and also an eggplant look in the future for some fun fall looks.

If you are interested in checking out their website you can find that here!

XOXO Sydney

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