REVIEW: BH Cosmetics x Shaaanxo Palette
So, let's try this again eh? Makeup is a passion of mine along with other things so let's try keep at it.
When this Shaaanxo collab with BH Cosmetics was released in Feb 2016, everyone was excited. I feel like in a sea of makeup gurus online, she is one I can nearly guarantee an honest opinion from. The video she did was nice and I knew that it was good quality because she kept using it in her videos.
So, this year Beauty Bay (not sponsored) started selling BH on their site and I was intrigued. I always wait until some of my faves review products before I even think about them. When I was ready to order I checked Beauty Chamber (not sponsored) and they had it for £12.95 and not BB's £18. I mean it was a no brainer really.
Please excuse my natural daylight pics but I wanted it to be more realistic. It's a dual palette where it opens on both sides. It's made of heavy cardboard and isn't flimsy. It has a heavy magnetic closing but I am still unsure as to how it would travel.
Those are some gorgeous eyeshadow colours and not a totally warm palette. I feel that it pulls more of a neutral tone. They say there are shimmer shades in this palette but I feel as though they are more of a softer duo chrome feeling than shimmer and perform better than the shimmers I have encountered recently (hello Urban Decay). I feel that this formula is softer than my Carli Bybel x BH palette but with less fallout. I don't mind fallout if the shadow is soft, pigmented and blends well.
Now onto the lip shades.
I wouldn't typically be a fan of lip palettes just because they're not very practical to carry around in. I find that is the same for this palette. I have used every shade and mixed them. They wear well for 3/4 hours before getting a little gloopy. I usually line my lips first to ensure they last longer too. The third shade at the top which is a red shade was the only one I haven't liked. It is runnier than the others and it is too messy. Otherwise if these were sold individually I would buy at least 5 of them.
Overall this is a palette I adore. I cannot get away from it. It is love. *all the heart eyes* I would suggest only buying from certified sellers, BH Cosmetics, Beauty Bay or Beauty Chamber.
I think I am going to purchase a backup because I love this so much. It's fab. Great job Shannon.
Have you bought this palette? Let me know your thoughts.
See you in my next post,