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

I cannot believe that I have been blogging for less than a month and I have already been nominated for TWO blogger awards! I recently got nominated for the The Liebster Award and now the lovely Bea has kindly nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award! You can go check out her post here.


The Sunshine Blogger Award Rules:

1. Thank blogger(s) who nominated you in the blog post and link back to their blog.

2. Answer the 11 questions the blogger asked you.

3. Nominate 11 new blogs to receive the award and write them 11 new questions.

4. List the rules and display the Sunshine Blogger Award logo in your post and/or in your blog


My Questions

1. What is your current TV series/Movie at the moment and why?

This was a tricky question but after the release of Friends on Netflix I rediscovered my old love! I have always loved friends and have the boxset and it is one of my all time favourite shows. I love how I can now binge watch it even more on Netflix and laugh as if it was the first time watching.

2. Who’s your favourite person in the world?

Again, this was quite a difficult question but I would have to say my grandad. I absolutely love him to pieces! He is the kindest, cutest, most generous person and I am so lucky to have him as my grandad!

3. Tea or coffee?

For this one I can’t choose! I drink way too much of both tea and coffee which is probably not very healthy! I can’t help it, I need the caffeine and I love having a warm cup of tea to drink and be cosy!

4. When do you feel most beautiful?

I feel the most beautiful right before going on a night out! I love spending aaaaaaageees getting ready and doing my makeup and hair. I may not be great at either and I am by no means the most confident person in the world but using my favourite products and seeing what looks I can create really makes me happy.

5. What are your plans for the future?

Aaaah the dreaded future question! This is a question that I am never sure how to answer! I am currently in my third out of four year of uni which is an industrial placement year. This year has totally thrown a spanner in the works! Before this year I thought I definitely wanted to work in a Pharmaceutical company, but after working in a molecular biology lab for 6 months now I am not sure! I guess this is future Chloe’s problem to worry about…

6. Who inspired you with your blog?

The person who inspired this blog is… ME! I wanted to start this blog to help give me something positive to focus on and keep me distracted from some tough times I faced in 2017 (read more about this here.) Beauty Bloggers I read all the time keep me motivated to try and make my blog the best it can be!

7.If you could only use one platform of social media what would it be and why?

If I could only use only form of Social Media it would have to be Twitter! I adore the blogging community I have met on twitter, everyone is so lovely and helpful and really help to motivate me and cheer me up! I love the wide variety of people you get to see the opinions of on twitter, whereas on Facebook I see the dull posts that are the same thing all day everyday.

8.What is your favourite quote and what does it mean to you?

‘Happiness can be found even in the darkest of times, if one only remembers to turn on the light’ – Albus Dumbledore

This is my favourite quote by the Big man himself AD. It motivates me to try and find the good in a bad situation and reminds me that there will always be some light in my darkest days.

9. How would you describe your fashion sense?

Unoriginal. I really need to work on branching out more with my fashion, I much prefer winter time as I can just shove on a jumper and I’m ready to go.

10. What do you do to make yourself feel happy?

Have a cup of tea… you can’t be sad when you’re drinking tea.

11. What piece of advice would you give to new bloggers?

Don’t compare yourself to other bloggers. This is something that I am guilty of. I only started blogging a few weeks ago and although I feel like I have achieved a lot in this time, comparing to other more successful bloggers can make me feel quite down! Always remember that an achievement, no matter how small it is, is still an achievement.

So that’s me!


My Nominations for The Sunshine Blogger Award are:

  • @DivaNamedDom
  • @BeautyHolics101
  • @Pearl0ftheseaa
  • @Fairytalesjessx
  • @Becc4_blog
  • @candles_fairy
  • @StinaSphere
  • @Georgia_leece
  • @itselliekblog
  • @zoe14gold
  • @lallasmind

Here are your 11 Questions:

  1. What is your favourite thing about blogging?
  2. What is the thing you find most difficult about blogging?
  3. If you could be any animal, what would you be?
  4. If you could do go visit any place, where would it be?
  5. What is your guilty pleasure?
  6. What is your favourite film and why?
  7. What is your number 1 goal for 2018?
  8. What style of music is your favourite?
  9. Who is the blogger that inspires you the most?
  10. How do you stay positive?
  11. Do you have any pets?

Thankyou for reading lovelies, and congratulations to all the nominees! Thankyou again to Bea for nominating me for this award <3 If I havn’t nominated you, feel free to answer the questions in the comments, I would love to find out more about all of you!

Chloe x

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Hello lovelies, and thank you again for reading another one of my blog posts! I am back again with another review… this time the Morphe 15D Day Slayer palette caught my eye. One thing you should know about me is that I love morphe, the palettes are always stunning, extremely pigmented and really affordable!

About a week ago, I thought I would treat myself to the 15D palette, as the warm toned shades are right up my street! The palette is extremely affordable at only £15, and with a total of 15 shades, they are only £1 per eyeshadow!

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I absolutely LOVE the packaging of this palette. In the past, I have always thought the normal 35 morphe palettes have been quite bulky and plain (almost cheap looking), but this one feels much more luxurious! The packaging is the standard black with the Morphe logo, but has a much heavier feel to it and seems much more sturdy. One MASSIVE bonus with this palette in comparison to my other Morphe collections is that it has a really big mirror. This makes it so much easier to use and is perfect for travel… and with beautiful, wearable shades, this will definitely be my go to travel palette.

This palette has a total of 9 matte shades and 6 shimmer shades, meaning a wide variety of looks can be created with this one palette. I was particularly surprised by the matte shades, which were so pigmented and blended seamlessly and really were the stars of the show! I also loved the shimmer shades, which as always, I used with a setting spray to really make them pop. Bronzed Beauty in particular is gorgeous all over the lid! As a whole, the palette is very warmed toned which is perfect for my style. If you are a more of a cool toned kind of person, this one may not be the one for you!

Lets get into the shades!

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Row 1:

  • Natural – The perfect matte transition shade
  • Spark – A beautiful pale golden shimmer shade, great for an everyday glam look
  • In the crease – The clue is in the name, a lovely pale matte orange shade for defining the crease
  • Forever – A stunning dark matte orange shade
  • Bronzed Beauty – an extremely pigmented shimmering bronze shade for all over the lid

Row 2:

  • Upbeat – A beautiful matte yellow shade perfect for autumn
  • Glow – A shimmery dark orange shade, great for all year round
  • Editor – a matte light brown, works beautifully in the crease
  • Highlight – a shimmering brown toned orange
  • Define – a matte red-brown, perfect for autumn-winter and adds warmth to any look

Row 3:

  • Desert – a matte chocolate brown for adding smokiness to any look
  • Epic – a matte light brown for a subtle day look
  • Blend – my favourite shade! A shimmering rose shade, will work all year round
  • Just eyes – A shimmering purple toned brown for a smoky, sultry look
  • Sweet – A matte deep purple-brown shade for the perfect smoky eye

All of these shadows are really well made, extremely pigmented and blendable and great value for money! The only thing that is missing is a highlight shade, but other than that it is perfect. It has become my new favourite palette and I get so many compliments when I wear it. Well done Morphe!

Do you have this palette? What are your thoughts? Has this review tempted you to buy this palette?

I would love to know your thoughts, so leave a comment below! Thanks again for reading!

Chloe x