One thing that you should know about me is that I love eyeshadow palettes… it’s a bit of a problem really! I prefer them so much over eyeshadow singles as they are so convenient to create lots of looks very easily and great for travel. However, I do buy too many and I’m trying to limit how many I buy! I think I have a quite a large palette collection but nowhere near as big as other bloggers I have seen! So I have narrowed them down to my 5 Favourite eyeshadow palettes, let me know if they’re your faves too.

1. Morphe Jaclyn Hill palette

If you read my 2017 favourites you will know that this is an amazing palette! It is extremely pigmented and blends like a dream. I normally don’t really buy beauty collabs because I think they tend to be overpriced for what you get but this has been my exception. There is such a wide colour range so a variety of looks can be created. Despite this, I am still too scared to use the bright colours, but they’re so stunning that I hope to be brave enough to use them soon. Love this palette!

2. Urban Decay – Naked Heat palette

I recently did a post on 5 high-end products worth the splurge and the Naked Heat palette made the cut! If you love fiery warm tones then this is the palette for you. Every man, woman and child have raved about this palette and for good reason. Obviously, Urban Decay is known for great quality, and this palette is no exception. You can create looks for both day and night with mattes and shimmers to choose from. The shimmer shades are great all over the lid, and the mattes are stunning in the crease to create definition. An overall sound palette.

3. Morphe 35F Fall into Frost palette

This palette was on my 2017 Christmas wishlist as I had heard so many amazing things about the product. I was NOT disappointed! If beautiful shimmery shades are your thing, you absolutely need this palette. Like seriously, you need it. They are incredibly pigmented and so a little goes a long way. The clue is in the name with this palette, it is perfect for the fall time, but, with a wide range of colours, I think it is great for all year round. It is such great value for money, 35 eyeshadows for a little over £20 on Beauty bay bargain of the century.

4. Urban Decay – Naked original

An oldy but a goldy… it’s as simple as that. The original naked palette has been around for years now, and still remains a cult favourite for most beauty lovers. With lots of new palettes obviously been released since then, I neglected this palette a little bit. But recently I thought I would give it another try, and I have fallen in love with it all over again. Gold eyeshadows are my thing. They are so easy to wear and I think they look great no matter what time of year it is. This palette is a gold lovers heaven, they are probably the most pigmented eyeshadows I own and last incredibly all day long. Some people think these palettes are overpriced but considering how long I have had it, and I have used it to death, I haven’t hit pan. That’s insane.

5. Morphe 15D Day slayer palette. 

I did a review a few weeks ago of this palette, you can check it out here. In such a short space of time, it has become one of my all-time favourites. This is 100% a warm-toned palette, so if you are more of a cool toned kind of gal, I would avoid this palette like the plague. But if you’re like me and love warm oranges, browns and golds, you need this palette in your life. For 15 eyeshadows it is only £15 – yes you read that correctly. £1 per eyeshadow. And they are bloody brilliant. It has a mirror unlike the other Morphe Palettes and so it is perfect for travelling, I always take it with me when I stay at my friend’s house now. It is such a bargain, how can you turn it down!?

Reading back through this post, I have realised that Morphe and Urban Decay are my favourite palettes ahha! Oh well, stick to what you know! I hope you enjoyed this post and it gave you palette inspo! Let me know in the comments your faves and any recommendations that I should try out!

Chlo x

Well it is nearly a week after Christmas so I am very late to the party (But better late than never!) I was very torn about whether I was going to write this post today with being new to the blogging community and I didn’t want to appear that I was bragging. After a lot of thinking and seeing many similar posts I thought why not?! This post is to show my appreciation about the presents I received and to maybe give you guys some gift ideas in the future!

All things beauty!

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One thing you should know about me is that I love all things makeup… Hence the blog! So when my mum asked me what I wanted for Christmas, I couldn’t help but slip a few beauty items in there. One of the gifts I received was the Morphe 35F Fall into Frost Palette (£23 from BeautyBay) and it is BEAUTIFUL! The palette has lots of gorgeous autumnal metallic shades that are perfect for this time of year, along with a row of matte shades to finish off any look! I have only used this once so far but I cannot wait to play with it more. I also got the Benefit Hoola bronzer which is a personal favourite and something that i repurchase time and time again. I asked my mum for a liquid lipstick set but left it entirely up to her. I was so happy when I found out she had chosen the Stila Stay all day liquid lipsticks (I didn’t even know she knew the brand!) and they are gorgeous, I cannot wait to use them some more! I also got a Soap and Glory bath set, which smells BLOODY AMAZING, I am looking forward to having some relaxing baths in 2018. Lastly I got a French Connection make up set, this was a surprise as I didn’t know they did makeup. It came with a mascara, eyelash curlers, eyeliner, brow pencil and sharpener as well as the quad eyeshadow palette (shown in the picture). I am really interested to see how these perform.

Clothes:

Okay… So I say clothes but it is mainly cosy things that I got this Christmas (No complaints, I basically live in pajamas). I got a really fluffy white floor length dressing gown that is the snuggliest piece of clothing EVER and I have worn it to death already! I got some cute slippers that are in the style of an animal… Which animal it is? No idea… But they’re cute and comfy and thats all that matters! I also got some Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts socks which are the best socks I think I have ever received. I think the funniest thing(s) I got for Christmas this year were bras, seven to be exact… SEVEN! I told my mum I needed new bras but I think she went OTT this year, but they’re cute and hey it is one for every day of the week!

My favourite present I got this Christmas was a No7 mirror that lights up. I didn’t think I needed this but now I have one I don’t know how i survived without it! It is a beautiful rose gold colour and is double sided (one side has a 5x magnification) meaning doing my makeup is easier than ever. It gave me the inspiration to sort out my make up collection and storage so that it looks all pretty!

So that is what I got for Christmas this year and I am super grateful for all I received and I know how lucky I am. Leave a comment below letting me know what your favourite thing is that you got this year! Also let me know if you would like me to review any of the beauty products as I am really keen to try them out!

Merry Christmas and a Happy New year!

Chloe xxx