It is a rather large palette due to the elaborate packaging. The outer faces are thick cardboard cutouts which cover the inside packaging. Magnets hold the palette closed, and there is a bottom drawer (which contain the face products) that slides in snugly.
|Colours (left to right):|
Top Row: In the Buff, Peach Fuzz, Copper Peony, Teddy Bear, Lovey Dovey
Middle Row: Satin Sheets, Cut the Cake, Party Girl, Nice Ash, Smolder
Bottom Row: Honeymoon, Label Whore, Nice Stems!, Cop a Teal, First Dance
|Palette open and drawer pulled out.|
The two blushes are called Cocoa Rose and Sweet Pink. The bronzer is called Chocolate Soleil and the highlighter is called Candlelight Glow
|I swatched the colours on their own, and then over a primer. The first two are In the Buff, then Peach Fuzz, Copper Peony, Teddy Bear, Lovey Dovey|
|Colours (left to right, without primer, with a primer): Satin Sheets, Cut the Cake, Party Girl|
|Colours (left to right, without primer, with a primer): Nice Ash, Smolder|
|Colours (left to right, without primer, with a primer): Cop a Teal, First Dance|
The bronzer in Chocolate Soleil is matte and buildable (meaning it is not too pigmented, but can be built up depending on how dark you want it). It also smells like chocolate!!
The blush in Cocoa Rose is matte and buildable as well, but the blush in Sweet Pink is bright and shimmery. The highlighter in Candlelight Glow is also shimmery and gives a soft glow to where ever you apply it.
Though I forgot to photograph the Shadow Insurance Primer, it does come with one in full size (which on its own is $25). I think that's what sold me on this palette because I needed a new primer and wanted to try Too Faced's Shadow Insurance. I thought that was too much to pay for just the primer, so I figured buying this Makeup Collection was cheaper in the long run since I was also looking at the Chocolate Soleil and some of the eyeshadows as well.
This was my first Too Faced purchase, and I'm glad I bought the set rather than the individual items because it is a cheaper way of trying out the brand, and it comes with a nice range of eyeshadows.
I think this would be a nice gift to give someone who enjoys bright colours and anything to do with fantasy. The packaging is colourful and glittery and not so bulky that it would be hard to store.
Product: Too Faced's Sweet Dreams Makeup Collection (Sephora)
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