BECCA Après Ski Glow Collection Eye Lights Palette for Holiday 2017

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BECCA Après Skin Glow Face Palette on my cheeks and NARS Vibeke Lipstick

If the thought of wearing a face product on your eyes freaks you out (apparently, it does not freak me out, ha!), don’t worry. The new $45 BECCA Après Ski Glow Collection Eye Lights Palette is officially an eye product…even though the “shadows” in it have almost the same formula as the actual BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Powders. ?

(Side note: am I the only one who already uses the BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfecting Powders and Bronzers as eyeshadows? Just curious…)

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Let’s talk about brown shadow, baby!

This is a gorgeous palette. It has seven neutral shades — two of them new (bodaciously buttery brown Toasted Marshmallow and Hot Cocoa) and five of them based on existing highlighters in the BECCA permanent line.

All of them feel just as soft and buttery, and blend just as easily, as BECCA’s full-fledged, official highlighters.

I like using the browns (big surprise) as quickie crease colors, because they aren’t very pigmented, so you can almost instantly define your eyes by swishing a few swipes on your lids.

Golden brown Toasted Marshmallow is basically rocking my world right now. It looks a little like MAC Soba to me, but with, like, amplified golden pearl. And reddish brown Hot Cocoa looks like a satiny version of MAC Swiss Chocolate. It’s red, but it isn’t too red, if you know what I mean.

The only big catch with this palette, and it is kind of a big catch, is that most of the shades — the lighter ones, especially — all (with the exception of Topaz) look pretty much the same on my NC 42 skin, so if you’re my shade or darker…it’s kinda repetitive.

I’m just sayin’.

I think this is a good palette. The shadows are basically foolproof, but for $45, it’s probably best as a starter palette for someone new to the line.

I mean, there’s nothing stopping you from using these shadows on your cheeks… So there’s also that. It’s like you’re getting two for one.

becca eye lights palette swatches final
From the top: Moonstone, Opal, Topaz, Toasted Marshmallow, Hot Cocoa, Rose Quartz, Pearl
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Wearing Topaz on my lids, Toasted Marshmallow in my crease and Hot Cocoa on my lash line.
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I smell snow…

Your friendly neighborhood beauty addict,

Karen

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