[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] Finally, I’ve got to swatching up the other two Brown Obsessions palettes. I honestly love the tortoiseshell cases – I’d like bags and sunglasses in both, please! I remember thinking tortoise shell was horribly old fashioned when I came across it on some brushes my grandmother had (probably real, which makes me shudder now) but have come to appreciate it, especially on glasses and sunglasses.

HUDA Beauty Brown Obsession Palettes

I don’t know if the mood for palettes has come back – I know that make up in general is seeing a long awaited uptick – but these feel tempting in the same way that summer clothes feel tempting. You know it’s too soon but can’t resist.

HUDA Beauty Brown Obsession Palettes

Caramel (left) features sunset shades which truly do bring life to the lids (particularly for blue eyes) and I’d be happy to dig into the orange and copper tones (but not yet!). There are four mattes and four metallic based shades with and without added sparkle. Toffee veers towards a more yellow toned vibe – I’m not sure any of it is for me but a bitter chocolate smoulder never went amiss, did it? The gold shade is a brightening gilt – not too yellow but immediately glamorous.

So, for versatility, I’d pick Caramel in the hopes that I would feel sunshine might bring out the desire for coppery, orange tones and for adventure, I’d choose Toffee. They’re both £27 each HERE, non affiliate HERE.


Toffee Brown Obsessions: A silky smooth blend of caramel, buttercream and golden toffee mattes paired with shimmering honey and sugared almond metallics. Capture that golden hour warmth around the clock with this seductive palette.
– Caramel Brown Obsessions: Add a little fire to your look with this spicy combination of burnt caramel, hazelnut and maple mattes accompanied by molten copper apricot and rhubarb shimmers.

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