Help a blogger: Brooke from Blushing Noir wants to know: what's the absolute best affordable neutral eyeshadow palette?
Best is such a subjective term – affordable is too, for some people. *grin* And apparently for me, "neutral eyeshadow palette" is a flexible term as well, because that there in the photo is the Pixi Book of Beauty Contour Creator Shape & Shade, which launched a couple of years ago. A six-shade array of satiny highlighting and contouring powders, this little kit housed in lightweight cardboard is my answer to Brooke's query.
I like eyeshadow palettes, I do. But when it comes to neutrals, I like the multi-tasking nature of bronzing and highlighting shades for creating natural-looking glowy shape and definition that doesn't scream "makeup." Also: a sculpting palette that doubles as an eyeshadow palette doubles its affordability. #beautymath
Because the Pixi Book of Beauty Contour Creator Shape & Shade palette came out about two years ago, it's less easy to find than it was (sorry about that). It's available on the Pixi website, and residents of Canada ($31.49 CAD) and the USA ($26.49 USD) can snag one via bathandunwind.com. Canadians can also pop by Shoppers Drug Mart in person to see if it's in the Pixi display. (Note: none of the links here is an affiliate.)
No selfie wearing this palette yet, but I'll alert you when that happens. *grin* xo
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So, what's your input on the "best, affordable neutral eyeshadow palette"? Do you already own it or are you still on the hunt?
PIXI BOOK OF BEAUTY CONTOUR CREATOR ingredients: Highlighter Powders / Poudres Surbrillance INGREDIENTS: Mica, Talc, Magnesium Stearate, Isodecyl Neopentanoate, Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Phenoxyethanol / Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxide Red (CI 77491), Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492)]. Contour Powder / Contour Poudre INGREDIENTS: Talc, Mica, Magnesium Stearate, Isodecyl Neopentanoate Isopropyl Isostearate, Pentaerythrityl Tetraisostearate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Phenoxyethanol / Ethylhexylglycerin. [+/- Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), Iron Oxide Red (CI 77491), Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492)]. 6 x 2.7g / 0.09 oz