01/12/2014

Makeup Revolution Ultimate eye shadow collection

It's not often you find brands you love the create products for less than the price of a supermarket sandwich, but Makeup Revolution has certainly captured the attention of everyone in the beauty world for their massive range of seriously affordable makeup.

I love a good eye shadow palette (seriously, I have a drawer full), so when I saw Makeup Revolution's Ultimate eye shadow collection* on a recent trip to Superdrug, I had a bit of a 'hubba hubba' moment.

Makeup revolution ultimate eye shadow collection

Makeup revolution ultimate eye shadow collection

Makeup revolution ultimate eye shadow collection swatches

The palette is a collection of 144 eye shadows, covering everything from nudes, brights, mattes and shimmers and can make pretty much any other palette you own redundant.  

While the shadows themselves don't have names (let's face it, who can name 144 shadows?!), they've been laid out in a way that makes it really easy to remember which is your favourite shade, and the colours seem to be grouped together in a way that makes finding complementary shades simple.

The formula is pretty impressive for the price - it definitely matches up with their regular shadows, and while I won't be throwing away my Urban Decay palettes just yet, it's an amazing value collection, especially given the price. 

I found that the mattes are slightly sheerer than the shimmers, which tend to wear a bit better and the only other downside I can see from the palette is the fact that the shadows sizes are quite small. If you find a shade you love, it will probably run out pretty quickly, so make sure you find a good replacement for it from the rest of their line! 

I haven't swatched all of the shadows as I'd need about a dozen arms, however some of my favourite shades are the neutral shimmery ones in the fourth row across (see arm swatches), plus the rich purples and smokey greys. 

At the moment this palette is half price in Superdrug, so it's on sale for just £10, making it a total bargain in my mind. It's obviously not a portable palette given the size, but for at home use it's perfect.. I have a feeling this will be on a lot of Christmas wishlists this year. It's nice to see a large-scale palette that doesn't feel like it's been aimed at teenagers for once - this one is accessible for all ages.  

The Ultimate Eye Shadow Collection is available in store and online from Superdrug and is limited edition. Make sure you grabs yours before Christmas (and while it's still £10!).

What do you think of this epic palette from Makeup Revolution?

*PR sample
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11 comments

  1. Makeup Rev are hands down my favorite brand. I defo don't need another palette but this is so so nice, every colour you could literally ever imagine!!

    x x | daisydaisyxxo

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  2. This looks amazing! Makeup revolution have such good products, I can't wait to treat myself to more soon :)

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  3. That is a bit of an epic palette!

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  4. Love Makeup Revolution, I can't help but want everything! I think this would make a great gift, self-gift or otherwise :)
    Maeve // Thrift O'Clock

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  5. I love this palette. I'm a HUGE palette lover and this is completely my cup of tea. I do have MUR on my wishlist but this didn't make the list, though I am tempted to pick it up! Those swatches are stunning x

    Kate | A British Sparkle

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  6. Oh wow! That's huge! I think I'll get to superdrug and buy that!

    www.internetlyaddicted.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Wow, so beautiful! I've never tried anything from makeup revolution before but i've heard so many good things about their products! I'll deffo have to have a look at this! x

    http://beyondthevelvet.blogspot.co.uk/

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  8. Oh my god, it'll take so much time to play with each color!! So much fun! And swatches on your hand looks very nice and pigmented! I wish I could grab one for myself, but I'm not in UK

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  9. I got a hnnnngggghh moment when I saw this too!

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  10. WOW !
    They look very pigments , I love it ♥

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