Okay, so I now have the Clarins Palette… from the official pictures, it looked very purple based but now I have it in my hand, I can confirm that it is very much neutral and brown based.
It’s a beautiful looking palette.. remember the recyclable packaging bit? Well, you can kind of tell once you know, just from the feel and look of it that it has an eco slant.
I’m as surprised as anyone that it isn’t purple! They need to go back and make the purple one for next year given the positive response that it had. Sometimes though, pictures can do that.. skew the shades.. and there’s no real way to know whether it’s happened or not. I’ve done as many swatches in different lights so you can really see the shades.
I have to say, the quality is all there.. the shades are super-blendable and very soft with a lovely level of pay-off. There isn’t one single colour in this that I wouldn’t wear.. the whole lot would get used. So, if you can bear that it isn’t purple based, but warm neutrals, golds and browns then you’ll probably love it as much as I do. I can see it being indispensable.
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This looks so nice!
aw, but I was in love with what I thought was the purple-based selection from the first image a few posts ago…. 🙁
Oh no, how disappointing. The colours in the first post looked beautiful and I was so excited for this launch. But now it’s like every other neutral palette. It’s hard to believe it’s the same palette but they should definitely do the purple one.
Its still beautiful, but its such a shame that its not purple. The purple colours looked fab.
Oh wow I really like the look of this palette!
Oooo… Kinda like a Clarins Naked Palette. Loves it! =] xx.
It still looks good, but I have loads of nude palettes and singels and duos and so on, so I’ll save my money this time around.
I love clarins products and this looks like a great neutral palette. A great go to product. Purple would have been nice though.
Yawn, another ‘naked’ pallet. The Purple looked amazing, This just leaves me feeling meh.
The colors are so amazing! 🙂