Sunday, January 16, 2011

Moi Cosmetics: 88 Metal Palette

Hi everyone! I am so excited to show you my latest palette acquisition. I know you have seen a lot of this palette being raved about by bloggers and youtube gurus.  I am not really in love with shimmers at all that is why I never ever thought I will buy this one. However (lately...), I realized that whenever I go out I always reach for my shimmery nuetral eyeshadows then I suddenly felt that strong lemming for the Urban Decay Naked Palette. I was actually telling my bestfriend to buy one for me and I'll pay her when she comes home this February. Then while browsing Moi Cosmetics Facebook page, I chanced upon this palette.I think its one of her new products since I never saw this  before being sold at her store. What is more surprising is the price -- I got this for only 950 pesos with free shipping!! Now, the dilemma -- the naked palette or this metal palette?? 


I think you know what I bought or else I will not be featuring this beautiful find here on my blog!!

I think I made the right choice.. I know this aint urban decay but this palette is so gorgeous,pigmented and it blends really nicely!! 
I love that it has a lot of beautiful neutral eyeshadows!!From taupes to browns and golds.
This is a fantastic palette to those who wants shimmers because it features a wide range of colors. 
One wipe is all it takes,, hehe
The eyeshadows are smooth and I do not find them chalky at all. 

(although some people do.. )
PIGMENTATION is highly impressive and I read in reviews that some are dupes of  UD and STila Eyeshadows. 
Here are swatches of the 88 eye shadows:
I tried to capture the shimmers but it was an epic fail.
NOTE: The colors are more vibrant and fuller in person! I swear! hehe
BARE SWATCHES WITHOUT PRIMER
1st row


2nd row


3rd row


4th row


5th row


6th row


7th row


8th row


9th row


10th row ( i soo love the 2nd color it is an intense hot neon pink!!)


 11th row


My only rant-- where is the dark violet or dark blue ?? and there is no shimmery black as well.. :C
But over all this palette is LOVE LOVE LOVE!!!!!!
Here is a comparison of the eye shadows in the Urban Decay Palette:
credits to : kraseybeauty
I swear some of this shadows in the UD palette looks exactly the same with some from the metal palette!!
Did I made the right decision ---DEFINITELY!!!


I suggest that you use a primer to add more vibrancy to the shadows. I tried using this with my ELF mineral eyeshadow primer
And the only word that came out of my mouth was --WOW! haha
Btw, Thanks allie for the bent liner brush freebie!!!
Check out Moi Cosmetics here. They are offering free shipping for the whole month of January!!


ohh i also want to tell all of you that I am thinking of buying a new digicam anytime soon.. or will I still save so that I can purchase NEX 5.. what do you think?


13 comments:

  1. No, it's not Urban Decay's Naked Palette, but TRUST ME, You get SO MUCH MORE out of this palette. Look at that 9th row of pinks! So Pretty! Thank you for sharing.

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  2. I'm not an eyeshadow person but you got me lemming for this palette! :P Pretty colors!

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  3. freaking awesome :D thank you for the swatches. despite the major raves about them too i don't own any coastal scent products. but this looks promising. i would actually pick this over many of the urban decay palettes because some of their eyeshadows have so much glitters in them which i'm not very fond of :/. once i finish with most of my eyeshadows i might check these ones out :D hopefully they won't discontinue it too soon hehe

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  4. What a huge selection of colors! Thanks for sharing Donna. I'm guessing that the swatches on your arm weren't primed, so it's gonna be a burst of color when a good primer's used, right?

    i love the pastels. i hope the shimmer aren't over the top when packed on the lids :)

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  5. Nice palette dear! :) You definitely made the right decision and I hope someone gives you the naked palette as a pasalubong. x)

    btw, i'm having a contest on my page. if you have free time, do check it out. thanks! ^o^

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  6. I want this too, but If I'll have it,my eyeshadow hype will be gone :D, its pretty!

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  7. Wow, sutnning platte! The shadows really look pigmented =D

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  8. yay.. im gonna save for this palette.. thanks for sharing hun, also please do check my new page http://rhaichael.blogspot.com/

    hugs and kisses
    rhaindropz

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  9. Wow you don't even need the Naked palette anymore lol. You have all the shimmery neutral colors you want plus a whole lot more colors.

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  10. you take nice pics. what camera you use?

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  11. WOW!! I am really debating about putting in an order now.. that HOT PINK is freaking ammazzinngggg and I love all the browns!!

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  12. WOW!! I am really debating about putting in an order now.. that HOT PINK is freaking ammazzinngggg and I love all the browns!!

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