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Swatching Smolder-Eyes Palettes by Real Colors discovered at Sally Beauty

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Swatching Smolder-Eyes Palettes by Real Colors discovered at Sally Beauty

Before you ask me who the Real Colors brand is, I’ll just go ahead and clear it up. I’m on a beauty supply store kick, trying to decide if their makeup is as good as what I buy in specialty and department stores. This brand is sold at Sally Beauty, both in store and online.

The first palette I swatched was Feign. For $8.99 you get six metallic shades ranging from charcoal to silver, dark brown to light bronze. These shadows are baked, and can be used either wet or dry. I swatched them dry, but wet they make a FANTASTIC liner, especially when used with an angle brush.

The next palette was Faux Pas, full of dramatic brights, and I can’t really decide if they are foiled or metallic. Again, they look fantastic dry, but wet creates a whole new level of bright liner goodness. These were really great shadows, nicely pigmented and easy to blend, especially for the price. The only downside I could find was the very thin area of shadow in the packaging – it makes it hard to pick up with a bigger brush – my angle brush was no problem. I’m sure it’s easy to use with the included sponge applicator, but I just can’t use those because they are worthless.

Other shades include Trickster, Con-Artist, Facade, and Counterfeit. Check out the slideshow of the swatching below.

© 2011, Retrodivas Beauty: make up, tips, cosmetic tutorials, hairstyles, and everything you need to be beautiful. Some rights reserved. Retrodiva’s Beauty Blog by Meredith Edwards-Cornwall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.retrodivasbeauty.com.

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Swatching Smolder-Eyes Palettes by Real Colors discovered at Sally Beauty

Posted By |

Swatching Smolder-Eyes Palettes by Real Colors discovered at Sally Beauty

Before you ask me who the Real Colors brand is, I’ll just go ahead and clear it up. I’m on a beauty supply store kick, trying to decide if their makeup is as good as what I buy in specialty and department stores. This brand is sold at Sally Beauty, both in store and online.

The first palette I swatched was Feign. For $8.99 you get six metallic shades ranging from charcoal to silver, dark brown to light bronze. These shadows are baked, and can be used either wet or dry. I swatched them dry, but wet they make a FANTASTIC liner, especially when used with an angle brush.

The next palette was Faux Pas, full of dramatic brights, and I can’t really decide if they are foiled or metallic. Again, they look fantastic dry, but wet creates a whole new level of bright liner goodness. These were really great shadows, nicely pigmented and easy to blend, especially for the price. The only downside I could find was the very thin area of shadow in the packaging – it makes it hard to pick up with a bigger brush – my angle brush was no problem. I’m sure it’s easy to use with the included sponge applicator, but I just can’t use those because they are worthless.

Other shades include Trickster, Con-Artist, Facade, and Counterfeit. Check out the slideshow of the swatching below.

© 2011, Retrodivas Beauty: make up, tips, cosmetic tutorials, hairstyles, and everything you need to be beautiful. Some rights reserved. Retrodiva’s Beauty Blog by Meredith Edwards-Cornwall is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Based on a work at www.retrodivasbeauty.com.

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