24 Feb 2009

Review: 26 and 88 eyeshadow, 28 blush palette


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Finally I've had some time to upload pictures of the other 3 palettes that I haven't reviewed yet, including the 28 blush palette, the 88 matte & satin finish eyeshadow palette, and the 26 blush and eyeshadow combo palette. I've also added a picture (first one) of all my eBay palettes together, including the 120 color eyeshadow and the 28 neutral color palettes. There isn't a whole lot that I can add that I haven't already said in my previous reviews of these types of products. These palettes are all great bargains for the low-budget category, they are highly pigmented shadows and blushes mixed in with a few duds, that may not be the longest lasting cosmetics out there but they are a great bang for your buck. The blush palette is a bit harder to work with as the quality is not so amazing, but still a fairly decent purchase for the price. The size of the blushes in the 28 blush palette is the size of medium-sized eyeshadows, so you may need to use a smaller brush with it.

Which palette do you prefer, the 88 color or the 120 color?

I really can't say, it depends on your criteria. I would recommend the 88 matte and satin finish if you aren't too keen on lots of shimmery and frosty shadows. However, the 120 has a lot more color variety and I just like the colors that are offered more as there are some more unique shades. The downside to the 120 is that it's incredibly soft and the shadows are very fragile and I wouldn't really take this along traveling with me. The 88 palette is pressed a bit firmer so it would be more suited to travel.

Where did you buy these palettes?

I got all these palettes (except the 120 palette which was a gift from my sister) from THIS seller on eBay and had a very good experience. I highly recommend buying these palettes on eBay to get the best prices.

13 comments:

  1. I love my 88 shadow palette could be the best purchase I ever made

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  2. thanks for the review ^_^
    i'm going to give the 88 palette a try =D

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  3. Anonymous10:29 pm

    Hi Julia, I just bought the 88 palette from the same seller...how long does it takes the delivery to europe?

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  4. Whoaa...that's sooooo...cool. ^_^

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  5. Anonymous9:06 am

    i bought all those palettes you recomended but from Ebay. So I tried to vary price ranging but I didn't know whether Coastal Scents or Ebay was cheaper

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  6. Anonymous7:01 pm

    I SAW YOU ON YOUTUBE... I WAS WONDERING DO YOU KNOW WHICH PALETTE GOES GREAT WITH DARK SKIN

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  7. Anonymous11:59 pm

    I just bought the 88 ultra shimmer palette off of ebay on thursday and am hopping i get it monday so i hope it is great stuff! :)

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  8. Anonymous1:20 pm

    could the 28 neutral palette be used for contouring as well?

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  9. Anonymous6:27 am

    are these palettes actual coastal scents?

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  10. Is this the same 120 color eyeshadow thing that you got?

    http://cgi.ebay.com/New-120-Color-PRO-Eye-Shadow-Eyeshadow-Makeup-Palette-/260539968156?cmd=ViewItem&pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item3ca9646a9c#ht_4148wt_814


    I'm sorry I don't know how to post neat links like you do...

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  11. where can i get the 120 eye shadow...
    plsss could u give us a link for an online shop...(:
    tnx

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  12. hiya,

    i am from Nigeria, which is in Africa, i have been trying to get some paletts from coastal scents. missed the black friday sales.

    do you think these paletts even the concealer ones would work nively with African complextion/Afro-American complextions?

    Thanks and nice reviews. very helpful

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  13. Anonymous5:36 pm

    This palette contains so many beautiful colors.
    And in Germany we already get this palette from 19,99 €.
    Really a bargain for so many colors really commendable!

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