Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Palette

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ABH has recently released a slew of brand new products, and I found myself interested in this simple palette. I read a lot of people saying that this palette didn’t excite them, that the shades were all dupable and boring. Personally, while I don’t find this palette to be revolutionary, I do find it to be perfectly rounded out. This is a great palette for someone who wants a palette that can give them simple day to day looks, or a deeper smokey eye. This is a warm eye look lover’s dream, and best of all the formula is in the style of their super popular Modern Renaissance palette.

I think that Anastasia makes some of the best, most blendable mattes out there, and this palette has really reinforced that. Mixed in among the mattes are a few shimmery and metallic shades, which is perfect for adding some drama to my go-to daily matte eye look. Let’s get into some swatches and a quick review of each shade in this palette!

Tempura

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“ultra-matte velvety beige”

This is a shade from the MR palette, and my current favorite brow bone highlight shade. I also love using this to soften up and harsh colors I may have added a bit too much of.

Glistening

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“iridescent gold with a hint of pink reflects”

This warm gold is a great all over the lid wash of shimmer. It adds just enough color without looking too glittery and over the top.

Orange Soda

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“ultra matte pastel peach”

When ABH released single shadows, this seemed to be one of the more popular shades, so I am super excited to have it in the palette. I have been using this as a warm transition shade blown out in my crease.

Rose Pink

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“rose gold with a soft pink iridescent hue”

Another great shimmer wash of color for the lid. I like wearing this with just a touch of dark brown dusted into the crease and out v.

Sultry

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“a hybrid satin metallic finish warm chocolate brown”

I love this shade, despite how hard it is to work with. I prefer using my fingers to pat this onto the center of my lid, that is the best way to really keep the metallic look intact. If I use a brush with this, it comes off much more brown and satin when I blend it in.

Bronze

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“metallic gold bronze”

I am a firm believer that every palette needs a classic bronze, so seeing this really made me fall in love with the palette. I love wearing this all over the lid with some dark brown liner smudged on my lash line.

Mulberry

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“ultra matte mulberry”

This looks much redder in the pan than it does on the lids thankfully, so I love using this to deepen up my very warm eye looks. The subtle brown undertone makes this shade so wearable.

Dusty Rose

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“ultra matte dusty lilac”

Dusty rose shadows are my weakness, and this is such a stunning one. I love dusting this all in my crease and outer corner, then topping it off with a neutral taupe shimmer shade. I love both warm and cool eye looks, so having this cool shade in such a warm palette is a treat.

Fairy

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“multi-dimensional light gold”

This color is probably the one I am least impressed by, just because I find it almost boring. I have a million shadows that look just like this, and it is so pale that I don’t really like how it looks alone on my lids. I reach for the shade Glistening over this one honestly.

Burnt Orange

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“ultra matte deep orange”

This orange scared me at first, but paired with Orange Soda makes it blend so seamlessly into a warm smokey eye.

Sienna

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“ultra matte earthy brown”

Browns are my favorite, and a palette filled with many different earth tones is amazing to me. This shade is the reddest of the browns in the palette, so I like using it with my copper and berry metallics.

Rustic

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“ultra matte deep cinnamon brown”

I love the almost yellow tinge in this brown, it pulls very warm without looking red or muddy. I love wearing this smudged on my lower lash line.

Cyprus Umber

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“ultra matte dark coffee”

This stunning deep brown is also from the MR palette, and I am so happy it is included. I love adding just a touch of this to my outer corners for some depth.

Noir

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“ultra matte deep carbon black”

And of course, every palette needs a matte black. Perfect for deepening up any eye look and a great alternative to black liquid liner. I love smudging this on my upper and lower lash line instead of winged liner because I just love how blown out and effortless it looks.

Who

Anastasia Beverly Hills

What

Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette

How Much

$42.00 for 14 x 0.02 oz

Let me know if you’ve tried this palette and what your thoughts are!

Glowingly yours,

Jess

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