Thursday, 18 September 2008

H&M Eyeshadow Palette…

Ever since my first heavy duty shopping spree in London in 2007, H&M has been a must-go place since their clothes are just so cheap and good. However, even though they’ve had their own makeup range for quite some time now, they’ve never really caught my eye – I think it was the “budget clothing = budget makeup” thought. But during my last trip there, this eyeshadow palette caught my eye.

Pretty, isn’t it? I like it that the palette comes in a range of colours rather than just one colour family. The palette also comes with two double-ended applicators.

The surface was what caught my eye – just check out the rose motif! I’m such a sucker for pretty looking cosmetics…sigh…but hey, this one has brains too…check out the swatches!

Top row – shades 1 to 5

Bottom row – shades 6 to 10

It’s not very obvious in the pictures, but the eyeshadow comes in a gentle shimmery shade. The pastels are definitely light but true to colour, and very easy to apply. And with 10 different shades, imagine how many colour combinations I could get out of this! (I'm partial to the bottom row at the moment though - which ones do you like?)

As far as wearability goes, it’s not bad either – apart from some minor creasing at the end of the day (which was fixed by wearing primer the next day), this holds up pretty well. And I can’t find a better thing to love than the price tag - £3.99!! (that’s like RM25 – I could never find anything remotely similar in quality AND price from our local stores here)

H&M eyeshadows come in various sets including duos and quads, and are available at most H&M outlets worldwide. Sadly, it’s not available in Malaysia or Singapore… :(

Rating: 4 / 5
Value: $$$



At 10:11 pm, September 18, 2008 , Blogger Connie said...

The palette looks great and definitely very convenient for travel. too bad we don't have it here. It's cheap too!

At 10:26 pm, September 18, 2008 , Blogger Askmewhats said...

WHOAH!!! That affordable???? I have never seen H&M cosmetics in my entire life!

The swatches looks great! very wearable!

At 8:51 am, September 19, 2008 , Anonymous prettybeautiful said...

wah so nice and cheap! and comes with so many types of colors, great for travel too!

At 9:44 am, September 19, 2008 , Anonymous FlowerPixie said... looks good and has got a decent price tag on it! Lol!

At 5:52 pm, September 19, 2008 , Blogger beetrice said...

connie: yeah, the price is great isn't it? :)

askmewhats: sigh...I think the day they introduce it in Asia, their sales will explode! :D

prettybeautiful: definitely great for a travel companion without lugging around several palettes..*wink*

flowerpixie: couldn't agree more... :)

At 11:30 am, September 24, 2008 , Anonymous Irenelim said...

Wow, the palette looks good... and so many colors. Hmm... looks like I need to get one too!

At 2:52 pm, September 25, 2008 , Blogger beetrice said...

irenelim: if you ever manage to get one from UK, let me know - I so need to stock up!! :)


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