NYX Cosmetics launched in Ireland earlier in the year and I've been lucky enough to try out some of their products. I've been super impressed with everything I've tried so far, notably with 'The Curve' eyeliner which is so easy to use and this is coming from someone who always smudges her eyeliner when applying it! Today I have a review of two of their gorgeous looking eye shadow palettes, the Love In Paris C'est La Vie palette and the Love In Florence 'Eat, Love, Be Fab' palette.
Both of these palettes are quite compact and come in plastic black casing with a pretty little bow shaped clasp on them, this really added to the girly names on the palettes I think, it's always nice to have something pretty in your makeup bag.
I'll begin with the Love In Paris 'C'est La Vie' palette*. This is a nine shadow palette filled with gorgeous shimmer shades in a range of light and dark colours. The shadows all have great pigmentation and although the lightest shade is really too light to use as a shadow on it's own it acts as a great base and blending shade with the other, darker colours. My favourite shade in this palette is the moss green shade as it's really wearable even with the shimmer in it. I think the rust and navy blue shade will be nice for the festive season and the shimmer in all the shadows is perfect for this time of year. There are actually ten versions of the Love In Paris palette all with different colours and a mixture of matte and shimmer shades. You can find the full range here. The Love In Paris palette is €11.49.
The Love In Florence 'Eat, Love, Be Fab' palette* is my favourite out of the two NYX eye shadow palettes I have, the colours are just right up my street and perfect for everyday use. This is a five shadow palette with a mix of three light and two darker shades. The shadows in this palette are again highly pigmented, even more so than the Love In Paris 'C'est La Vie' palette in my opinion. All of the shadows in this palette are shimmer shades too, although the medium brown shade has a semi-matte finish. My favourite shades are the gorgeous coral shade and the medium green shade (can you tell that I have a thing for green eye shadows?!). The Love In Florence palette is also available in ten versions, you can take a look at all the shades here. The Love In Florence palette is €9.99.
Once again I have been left impressed with the quality of NYX Cosmetics products, the colour range is great and the mix of shades in each palette really compliment each other. These palettes are small enough to put in my everyday makeup bag too unlike other, larger eye shadow palettes I own (you can guess which ones!) which is something I like. NYX Cosmetics products are cruelty free too which gets a huge thumbs up from me! The palettes are quite reasonably priced for the range of colours you get in them.
I've found both palettes and other products from the NYX Cosmetics range available to buy online here in Ireland.
Which is your favourite out of the two palettes?