Beiges don’t have to be boring! The New Too Faced Natural Nudes Eyeshadow Palette shades will enhance your natural beauty. Furthermore, , the shadows won’t change your entire esthetic. Even more, the Natural Nudes Palette has 16 eyeshadow shades. Moreover, each of the 16 eyeshadows matches a Too Faced Born This Way Foundation color. As a result, the eyeshadow shades come from the colors of your natural complexions. As a result, the palette will flatter all skin tones.
You can find the Too Faced Born This Way The Natural Nudes Eyeshadow Palette at Sephora, Ulta, and on The Too Faced Website. The Palette costs $45. Also, the shimmers, metallics and glitters are 8 X 0.02 oz./ 0.5g. And the matte shades are 8 X 0.04oz / 1g.
The Natural Nudes Too Faced Born This Way Eyeshadow Palette Packaging
The compact case is made with thin, sturdy cardboard.
Inside, there is a nice, large mirror. Then, the sixteen shadows are broken down into rectangular matte shades, and into their square counterparts – metallic, glitter, and sparkling shades. First, I love the way Too Faced planned out the rectangular matte, and smaller square metallic, glitter and sparkling eyeshadows. For one thing, they teamed up a matte shade, with its counterpart, either a glitter, metallic or sparkling shade. However, the rectangles are much larger than the squares.
Although, that makes a lot of sense, since we use matte shades much more than we use the shimmers. Also, I love that the shades go from the lightest, light shades, to the darkest dark shades. Even more, I love that the matte shades match their shimmering counterpart shades. In this way, the palette is super easy to use.
The Too Faced Born This Way The Natural Nudes Formula
Three ingredients in the formula are standouts. First, the formula includes Coconut Water. Coconut Water replenishes moisture, to hydrate your skin. Next, Alpine Rose gives skin a healthy, radiant glow. Finally, Hyaluronic Acid moisturizes the skin, to create a smoother, more youthful appearance.
To begin with, I found the matte shades were smooth, buttery, and easy to work with. There was no fallout. Also, the pigments were strong. The Glittery duo chrome shades felt clumpy. With these shades, it was easier to apply them with your finger. Then, pat the shade onto your eyes. Next, you can always use a flat brush to blend them, once they are on your eyes. The metallic shades were easier to apply. The went on smoothly. Last, the shimmers seemed relatively easy to work with. They blended well. I suggest you use an eyeshadow base. In this way, the shades are long-wearing.
The Natural Nudes Shades
Shades Swan, Glistening Snow, Shimmering Pearl and Sea Shell
Since each row is a matte, and a shimmering shade, I am going to go row by row. The reason is, you’d use a matte shade, one that is closest to your skin’s tone, first. And, you would blend it from your lash line to your crease. Think of this base shade as foundation for your eyelids. The reason is, it will create a bright clean base.
First, Swan, an eggshell shade, has a matte finish. Under Swan is its counterpart shade. Second, Glistening Snow, a white/gold shift shade, has a glistening finish.
Third, Shimmering Pearl, a gold/pink shifting shade, has a shimmering finish. Fourth, the counterpart shade, Sea Shell, a peachy cream shade, has a matte finish.
Layering The Matte And Shimmer Shades From the Same Color Story
After you lay down your base shade, then layer the shimmering shade with the same undertone and color family, on top of the base. As a result, you will add a subtle glow. First, you can use the shimmer shade all over your eyes. Also, use it in the inner corners of your eyes. Also, put the shimmer in the center of your eyelids. This is how you make your eyes pop. Also, use it underneath your eyebrows, on your brow bones.
Nude, Sparkling Sand, Rose Gold, Petal, Warm Rose, Sparkling Rum, Golden Light, and Maple
Next, Nude, a medium neutral brown shade, has a matte finish. Then, Sparkling Sand, a rose taupe shade, has a sparkling finish. Nude is the shade that I used as my base shade. Next, I put Sparkling sand all over my eyelids, and brought it up to and including my crease.
Seventh, Rose Gold, a rose gold shade, has a metallic finish. Eight, Petal, a light peachy-pink shade, has a matte finish. Now we’re starting to get into the pinks.
Ninth, Warm Rose, a rosy nude shade, has a matte finish. Number ten, Sparkling rum, a rose mauve shade, has a sparkling finish. Sparkling rum was the shade I had the most trouble with. I couldn’t get the shade out of the pan, even when using my fingers. Therefore, the shade came out ever so slight.
Eleven, Golden Light, a an antique gold shade, has a sparkling finish. Underneath, Maple, a warm caramel brown shade, has a matte finish.
Mattes Are Your Contour Shades
Now is the time to talk more about the matte shades. For one thing, the matte shades in this palette will enhance your unique undertones.Therefore, layer the matte shades where ever you want to “contour” your eyes. For example, I would use a deeper matte shade in my crease. Also, I would use it to define my lower lash lines. Also, I like using a deeper matte shade on the outer corners of my eyes.
Cocoa and Sugar Chestnut
Next is Cocoa. Cocoa is a medium chocolate brown shade. This shade also looks great as a contour shade. Then, Sugared Chestnut, a golden brown shade, has a metallic finish.
Pull Forward To Highlight
Finally, we need to talk a little more about the highlight shades. For one thing, where you want to pull forward, and highlight, is where you apply your highlighter. Again, this is the same as when you use highlighters on your cheekbones. Therefore, on your eyes, you can pull the inner corners forward. Also, you can wear it to highlight your eyebrow bones. Sometimes, I like to highlight part of my eyelids, or the whole eyelid. So, you can add a pop of highlighter in the center of your eyelids.
Sparkling Sable and Truffle
Last, Number seventeen, Sparkling Sable, is a brown-red shade that has a metallic finish. And, Truffle, a deep rich brown shade, has a matte finish. Truffle makes a great eyeliner to line your lower lashes. Also, use Truffle in your crease when you want more drama. Then, to tone it down, put the sparkling sable on top of it.
How To Apply The Shimmer, Metallic and Sparkling Shades
Also, apply the shimmer shades with a brush for a sheerer, more glittery payoff. Use your fingers and press on to apply the shimmers for a full opaque shimmer. The metallic, shimmer and sparkle shades create a natural-looking radiance.
Too Faced Natural Nudes Eyeshadow Palette ….. Final Thoughts
To start with, I love the concept of this palette. Too Face based this palette on their foundation shades. Instead of color, the palette is more about bringing out your natural beauty. Like contouring for your face, this is more about contouring and highlighting your eyes. Because, when you contour and highlight your eyes, using skin tone shades, you are enhancing your own true beauty. And, Too Faced wants to give you the look that you were “Born This Way!” Otherwise, you can go crazy with all the colorful palettes out there. But, when you do, remember, you will be changing your look entirely. I , for one, love both options. It all depends on your mood, and where you are going!
The only other makeup that is so into contouring your face and eyes is Kevyn Aucoin. His Contour Palette, and Contour Book 111 are phenomenal. And, they walk you through how to contour your face and eyes.
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