[unpaid/sample/affiliate/ad] I didnít really have any preconceived ideas about the Huda Beauty Rose Quartz palette but itís fair to say that itís far more beautiful than I expected. I like the use of lavender-lilac shades throughout, especially next to the more earthy and architectural matte colours.
In my pictures, it looks like a cool toned palette but when itís swatched it loses its iciness and becomes warmer. Maybe thatís the unexpected thing about it Ė that the shades are far more impactful than you think they might be at first sight.
There are textures aplenty Ė marbled effect, matte, shimmer, metallic, glossy and holo so really, the world is your beauty oyster. The absolute stand out shades are Cosmic Love which is radiating metallic violet and Blissful which is a comet of shimmer in a silvery green. Just when you think youíve seen all the shades the make-up world has to offerÖ
If you wonder how to use the holographic gloss Ė it gives a holo effect with the tiniest amount so you could use on cheekbones and lips as well as the intended eyes. Itís not a comfort wear in the same way that traditional finishes are Ė you kind of have to want to wear it because it will feel exactly like lip gloss on the lids. It isnít sticky as such but itís just not a texture weíre used to. I used to love MAC eye gloss but itís been a really long time since Iíve worn it.
So, shades from bottom to top are: Quartz, Aura, Gratitude, Cosmic Love, Empowered, Joy, Precious, Energized, Love Stone, Cherished, Blissful and Happiness.
The final row is Mantra, Serenity, Abundance, Moon Magic, Radiate and Self Love. The palette is £58 but Iíve found it on offer at Boots (and I looked everywhere for offers and it seems it is only them) for £46.60 HERE.
QUARTZ: Shimmery copper cream marble
2. AURA: Earth brown matte
3. GRATITUDE: Latte brown matte
4. COSMIC LOVE: Shimmery plum, pink & blue cream marble
5. EMPOWERED: Dark gunmetal powder metallic
6. JOY: Rose glow powder metallic
7. PRECIOUS: Deep cool brown matte
8. ENERGIZED: Cream gold creamy metallic
9. LOVE STONE: White holographic & pink hybrid gloss
10. CHERISHED: Cold pink matte
11. BLISSFUL: Silver green creamy metallic
12. HAPPINESS: Bright pink matte
13. MANTRA: Carbon gray matte
14. SERENITY: Soft pink matte
15. ABUNDANCE: Dusty purple powder metallic
16. MOON MAGIC: Blue & pink holographic cream
17: RADIATE: Taupe brown matte
18: JUICY: White & pink shimmery cream marble
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