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Estee Lauder Pure Color Five Color Eyeshadow Palette in Angel Petal

It can be maddening to write about makeup all the time, so I hope you enjoyed the last two posts as much as I did making them. But now we are back on track! Today I'd like to talk about a holiday palette: the Estee Lauder Pure Color Five Color Eyeshadow Palette in Angel Petal (P2,000+). I know, this is so belated, but the palette is still a great choice for sooty, glittery evening eyes.

The eyeshadows come packaged in an expensive-looking gold case. I had one of these from 2012, but that came in a sort of metallic midnight blue. I like them both! I love how Estee Lauder packaging always looks modern and classy, but never dated.

The five eyeshadows are on the cool side, featuring a shimmery petal pink, a copper, metallic taupe, glittery charcoal, and matte beige. Most of the colors have pronounced shimmer in them, but they are twinkly and fine, very much like Bobbi Brown's famous glittery ones. Estee Lauder's are also multi-colored and far from flat and tacky.

The eyeshadows aren't super pigmented; they have heavy shimmer content. Nonetheless, applying a couple of layers on top of a good primer should make them look solid. I have some problems with fallout due to the loosely-packed sparkles but they're easy to brush off, in any case.

Here's a daytime smoky look that I did with Angel Petal! 

The obvious lipstick choice would be something girly and feminine to match the soft eyes, but I wanted to achieve a load of contrast with an orange lipstick. I was wearing all-black that day so I needed the burst of color! I'm wearing a MAC Pro Longwear Lipstick in Good To Go.

I used the glittery black shade in the palette as eyeliner. It's intense when applied with a wet brush. 

And that's it really! Hope you enjoyed the review and look. I'm not sure if the palette is still available as it is limited edition, but just drop by the Estee Lauder counter to check out the rest of their eyeshadows. You'll be surprised how gorgeous they are!

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