thebalm – Balmsai Eyeshadow and Brow Palette with Shaping Stencils – 14.4g/.5oz

thebalm balmsai palette

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If you have never used or read up on thebalm products, they have a quirky sense of humor with all of their products that I just love. For example, this palette reads “WE LIKE OUR BOYS LIKE WE LIKE OUR BROWS… IN SHAPE!” on the front cover. The palette opens up to a large mirror, then 18 eyeshadow shades and 2 stencils for you brows AND getting the perfect winged liner. The palette is labeled by row for easier use. Some you can actually use wet. (You just lightly wet your brush and swirl it into the shadow. You get a more intense color pay off. With this method you can actually use it as an eye liner.) There are some basic neutral tones but also some brighter more unexpected colors. 13 out of the 18 are shimmery as well. The eye brow shades are intending to also use as regular shadows. I think the lightest brow shade is a pretty tone for blonde brows. I find that these shadows tend to be more long wearing then most even without a primer. SO THAT IS FANTASTIC. They are creamy to the touch. They are pretty pigmented. They blend out so well.  The two stencils are handy for those that are trying to shape their brows.  They are also made to help you get the perfect winged liner.  I have not yet tried this.  I have been perfecting my free hand winged liner for about 9 years.

I really like palette and I want to love it but there are just too many shimmers in one palette. I feel that you can use this for everyday but it is definitely more for someone with experience with colors and bolder looks. Which is not a bad thing at all. It would not be a palette I would recommend for a beginner but for those wanted to expand their collection.  It does have a higher end price tag to it. I will be trying more products from this brand for sure!

xxxtinathebalm – Balmsai Eyeshadow and Brow Palette with Shaping Stencils – 14.4g/.5oz