When it comes to eyeshadow I usually stay within my comfort zone opting for warm toned brown/ bronzed shades, but I think I have found an exception...
When I first saw the Rimmel Magnifeyes Eyeshadow palette in London Nudes Calling* instantly it reminded me of the infamous UD Naked 3, which is honestly a palette that I've never been interested in - before now. The shades all have a pink hue to them reminiscent of the Naked 3, which seems to compliment every eye colour and be perfect for both everyday and evening wear.
The main pro for me is being able to try a selection of colours that I wouldn't usually reach for, without having to take the plunge and splurge on a palette like the Naked 3. Most of the shadows are good in terms of pigmentation and texture, the last three swatches (see below) are my favourite, they look stunning as part of a smokey eye look or on there own. These shadows do blend nicely too and teamed with the Urban Decay Primer Potion it lasts a good 7-8 hours before starting to fade/ crease on my eyelids.
The palest shades in the palette are a disappointment, they are quite chalky and barely pigmented. I rarely use the palest shades of a palette anyway, but if you do then it's annoying. I also feel like a darker matte shade would work well in this to make it even more evening appropriate. Of-course with high street makeup you often don't get the beautiful packaging, but it's something I actually miss and quite enjoy from my makeup! Anyone else?
Do you know any other dupes for the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette?