I love when makeup tells a story. The new Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Palette tells us a great story. And, the story goes, there are two impulsive women , Lora and Dana , who meet when they were working at a Nordstroms Makeup Counter. Both women felt that something was missing with all the makeup they were selling. In fact, both women believed makeup needed to be more fun and fearless. Then, the rest is history! As a result, the girls wanted to celebrate their friendship, and their partnership in creating the Melt Brand. In addition, their dreams of their own brand wouldn’t have become a reality had it not been for their fans, who they call the Meltfam!
Also, the name of the palette, Impulsive, comes from the the way the girls live their lives, and run their business! It’s a rags to riches story,! First, Lora and Dana impulsively followed their dream. Now,their brand, Melt, and their fans, are living happily ever after. The End!!!!
The Packaging for the Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Palette
First, the Outer Packaging is a collage of photos of the Cofounders, and their fans. If you look closely, you’ll see all the different looks where Melt Makeup can take you. For example, the looks in the photos go from elegant, everyday, fun, fearless, kooky, and grungy!
The palette is different from my other palettes. A lot of colors are in this palette!!
First, I love the look of the palette.
The exterior is hard plastic.
Next, the palette opens up like a book. It’s more like a dictionary, because it is really heavy! Each of the pages has three groups of three shadows. The groups of three are steps. Therefore there are three steps on each side. On the left side, from the top, the steps are going down. On the other side, the right, the steps, starting at the top, are going up.
As a result, the steps on one side are opposite the steps on the other.
In this way, the steps lock into each other like a puzzle. And, this is what keeps the palette together.
So, there is no magnet to hold the palette together, and no other mechanism, other than the steps fitting together. Because of the hefty weight of the palette, and the absence of a secure closure, the palette may not be the best one to travel with.
The Formula for the Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Palette
There is an issue with the shade Go Getter. The problem is the shade doesn’t have FDA approval to wear it on your eyes. Also, Melt has also not approved this color for your eyes? Then, would you answer one question for me? Why did they put that shadow in their EYESHADOW Palette?
Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Palette Shades
Left Side Step 1 Going Down
First, 2012, a honey yellow shade, has a matte finish. Also, 2012 marks the beginning of Melt Cosmetics Story. I would wear 2012 on my eyelids. Also, I would wear the honey yellow shade above the crease.
Second, Rule Breaker, a rusted orange shade, has a matte finish. Moreover, the Cofounders intended to break all the rules of makeup! I love this orange shade in the crease.
Last, Go Getter, a vermillion shade with a pink shift has a metallic finish. Since we can’t wear this gorgeous vermillion metallic on our eyes, why not try it on your cheeks? And, dab it onto your lips?
Left Side Step 2 Going Down
To start, Dream Big, a rich cinnamon shade, has a matte finish.First, this cinnamon shade looks amazing in your crease. Also, I like it on the outer lid, or the outer corner of your eye. Furthermore, wear it to line your lower lashes.
Next, CEO, a warm bronze with a copper reflect, has a metallic finish. I love this summery bronze shade all over the eyelids, in the crease, or use it to line your lower lash lines.
Last, Boss Lady, a burgundy shade, has a matte finish. Wear it as a crease shade. Also, use it to define the outer corners of your eyes. Finally, wear it as a liner, on your lower lash lines.
Left Side Step 3 You Are Down
Game Changer, an avocado green shade, has a matte finish. Have some fun and wear this avocado shade on your eyelids!
Next, Profesh, a military green shade , has a matte finish. I would wear this as a crease shade. Also, I would like it on the outer corners of the eyes. And, I would wear it on my lash lines.
Then, Bold, a rusted ginger shade, has a matte finish. First, Bold would look great as a transition shade. Also, wear it in your crease. Also, wear it on the outer lids, or corners of your eyes. I like it to line your lower lash lines!!!
Right Side Step 1 Going Up
To begin with, Makeup Junkie, a mauve pearl with a pink shift, has a metallic finish. This gorgeous mauve pearl shade looks great on the inner corner of your eye. Also, wear it all over your eyelids. Also, try wearing it in the center of your eyelids, to pop your eyes.
Next, Warehouse Party, a dusty coral shade with gold and green reflects, has a metallic finish. I love that this shade looks wet. I would wear it all over my eyelids. Also, I would use it to highlight my brow bone.
Poppin Bottles, a baby pink shade with a green shift, has a metallic finish. This shade also looks wet! Wear it all over your eyelids. Also, you can wear it to highlight the inner corners of your eyes, and your brow bones. Or, wear it in the center of your eyelid, to make your eyes pop!
Right Side Step 2 Going Up
First, Shots is a steel grey shade with a pink shift, has a metallic finish. Again, this shade looks great all over the eyelids.Also, wear it as a transition shade.
Next, Tipsy. a blue shade with multicolored flecks, has a metallic finish. I love blue, so this is one of my favorites. Personally, I would wear it all over my eyelids, which is so Pat McGrath!!!! Also, use it to define your eyes, on the outer corners of your eyes. And, wear it to line your lower lash lines.
Last, Cross Faded, a deep periwinkle purple, has a metallic finish. Wear this Periwinkle shade on your eyelids. Also, smoke it out from the outer corners. I would love it on your lower lash lines, too!
Right Side Step # You’re Up!!
No Regrets, a periwinkle shade with pink and green shifts, has a metallic finish. First, I love this as a highlighter, on your brow bones, and the inner corners of your eyes. Also, wear it in the middle of your eyelids, to make your eyes pop.
Next, Morning After, a mulberry shade with blue reflects, has a metallic finish. I would use this shade to make a smoky eye. Put it all over your eye lids, and smoke it out!
Finally, Drunk text, a charcoal shade with iridescent reflects, has a metallic finish. First, you can wear this as a crease shade. Also, use it to define your eyes. Therefore, put it either all over your eye lids, or on the outer corners of your eyes. Also, this would be a great shade to smoke out.
Melt Cosmetics Impulsive Palette Last But Not Least……….
To begin with, I am really starting to fall in love with Melt Cosmetics. First, the quality of the palette is up there with Natasha and Pat! Also, I love that the palette takes risks, just like the girls who created it!I tried their stacked eyeshadow , which was amazing. Melt is known for having innovative packaging! The shades in the Melt Impulse Palette are not as intimidating as they look. There are a lot of ways to wear these shades. I gave you some suggestions, but you can do whatever you want. Remember, there are no rules!!! Honestly, when I first received this palette, (i bought it at Sephora,) I thought the shades were more for fall/winter. However, once I started playing with it, I see now that you can wear it for spring/summer. There are plenty of shades for you to wear this palette all year round!
What do you think about this palette? Would you wear it all year round? I would love to hear what you think. So, please stop by and say hello in the comments below!