Is The Too Faced Sweet Peach Glow Kit Worth The Hype?

I’ve been after an “all in one” face palette for a while, and when I spotted this kit I just couldn’t resist…
With all the hype surrounding the Too Faced ‘Sweet Peach’ range I had really high hopes for this peach scented, quirky product… But does it live up to the hype?

The palette contains a highlighter, blusher and bronzer – all designed to provide an illuminated look to the skin with a peachy glow. The ombre tin packaging and adorable peach mascot are something I usually stir clear from when it comes to beauty products (I usually lust after brands like Hourglass), but in this case the fun and exciting branding just drew me in!

The sickly peach scent is a nice addition but ofcourse not a reason to spend £34. When I swatched the shades instore I was impressed, the highlighter reminded me of Becca’s infamous Champagne Pop and the blusher and bronzer seemed fairly pigmented – and with the beautiful peachy undertones I expected.

However, I’m afraid from here it starts to go down hill, when using a brush with this palette it’s a different story. Every single brush I’ve tried just doesn’t seem to pick up any of the product. It’s not finely milled or highly pigmented which is something I expect from a palette like this! It’s a shame because it’s not even just one of the products, all three of the shades lack pigmentation and that silky soft feeling I want from my base products.

Another issue I have is how long the products last on the skin, after only a couple of hours you wouldn’t have thought I had even applied highlighter! The bronzer is the biggest fail with barely any pigmentation coming from the pan itself, making it pretty pointless in my opinion. When first applied the blush shade does look pretty, I can imagine it being beautiful for the summer months with a pink/ peach lip, but this would need topping up every few hours as it just doesn’t last. I think I’m probably going to get use out of this palette by using the shades as eyeshadows, the highlighter is pretty and teamed with the UD primer potion I think it would look nice as a wash of colour over the lid.

Overall I’m pretty gutted I didn’t do my research and made an impulse purchase. I did actually pick up the Papa Don’t Peach blusher for a giveaway on my twitter which will be going live 21/01/17 at 5pm. I think that seems like a much better product from the range compared to this palette. If you want to enter my twitter is ‘jodiemelissaxo’

Too Faced ‘Sweet Peach’ glow palette – £34

Have you tried anything from the Sweet Peach range?



71 responses to “Is The Too Faced Sweet Peach Glow Kit Worth The Hype?”

  1. Emily xo says:

    I'm so surprised to hear that the palette is like this! I ordered one of the lip oils which I'm so excited to try out 🙂 I loved your photography in this post, its so pretty!Em ||

  2. Lauren Victoria says:

    That's such a shame, especially as this product and the whole range is very hyped about! Gorgeous photos as always xxLauren |

    • Jodie Moores says:

      I know, thank you so much Lauren! Glad you like them, annoying because this photographs beautifully, but the formulation just isn't worth it 🙁 x

  3. Beckie Porritt says:

    No way! You hear so much about too faced being amazing especially this range so I'm shocked that it hasn't lived up to much. Thanks for the post, you've definitely saved me a lot of money haha.The Pale Tails – Beckie x

    • Jodie Moores says:

      I know, other than this I have only tried the concealer so I was really disappointed! Glad I have, I think the £34 could be much better spent haha! x

  4. Regina (mybeautymusings) says:

    Thanks for such an honest review! You just saved me the money! I shall check out the lip oils instead… xoxoRegina

  5. The Makeup Directory says:

    Such a shame that the quality wasn't there as it looks so promising! Definitely going to be skipping this one!The Makeup Directory

    • Jodie Moores says:

      I know, I thought the same! I swatched it but just wish I had gone and actually tried it instore, not worth the money at all x

  6. Courtney says:

    Can't believe I'm reading this! This was the only thing I was after from the Sweet Peach range, I think I'll read a few more reviews before spending £30+ on it! Too Faced is my favourite brand and it usually never does a thing badly!

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Ahh I suppose everyone has different expectations from a product, in a highlighter I prefer it to be really pigmented and long lasting, this feels more like a inexpensive formulation! Let me know if you end up buying it and your thoughts! x

  7. Beckie says:

    Such a shame that this didn't live up to the hype! I've tried the Sweet Peaches palette and found it to be a bit hit and miss also!

  8. Ambar Syed says:

    Such a shame to hear that it's not worth the hype. It looks so pretty in the photos! Ambar x | Her Little Loves

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Looks gorgeous doesn't it! It's such a shame, typical because it was one of the first times I've made a pretty impulse purchase 🙁

  9. Katie Mills says:

    It looks pretty in the swatch but if it doesn't pick up well on a brush then that's very disappointing 🙁 Beauty From Katie

  10. Danielle Alexa says:

    I am so glad that I read this!I was just about to go ahead and order it. I think I will try and find something else!Danielle xx

  11. Francisca Carvalho says:

    Oh no, think you might have just saved me some money… Beautiful photography as always, Jodie xxFrancisca |

  12. Mel Eaglestone says:

    Just joined your Twitter giveaway!It's a shame that the all in one face palette looks so dire though – the pigmentation seems SO light :(Mel ★

  13. Gemma Louise says:

    Such a shame about this as at first glance it looks right up my street. I love love love peachy tones. I'll definitely be skipping this one though and probably going to my trusty NARS blushes! xGemma Louise

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Same, I thought it would be a nice introduction to Too Faced as I've only ever tried their concealer before – I'm gutted! Really want to try their bronzer still, that looks fab! I've never tried a Nars blusher but they so look lovely x

  14. Laura says:

    Oh it's such a shame that the pigmentation wasn't there, it looks like it could be such a good palette! I really want to try the Sweet Peach eye palette so I hope it's better pigmentation! Beautiful pictures as always 🙂

    • Jodie Moores says:

      I know I'm gutted! Thank you so much Laura, I love your blog photography, can't believe I've only just discovered your blog! x

  15. Toni Robinson says:

    Disappointed must be an understatement on how you must be feeling right now. The hype surrounding this peach collection has been insane! Shame on Too Faced! Xxsheergloss

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Yeah I am pretty gutted! Some people have got on better with it, but I just expected a much better formula! x

  16. Cindy Yue says:

    Oh that's so disappointing to hear, out of the range this is the one I was most excited to try. I guess it just keeps some money in my pocket! Gorgeous photo nonetheless !Cindy |

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Me too! I thought it would be the one thing out of the range I would get the most use out of! Gutted but still, glad I got to try it x

  17. Megan McCoig says:

    I was going to buy this and so glad I saw this review. I'm now not so sure whether to try it! A great and honest review babes!Megan

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Glad this was helpful, definitely try it on your skin instead of just swatching if you are thinking of buying it! x

  18. Beautylymin says:

    Oh no! This is a shame – I bought this but haven't tried it yet – now I'm wondering if I should just return it! xxBeautylymin

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Ahh, I wish that I had tried it on my skin instore! I've spoken to another blogger and she loves it! Seems to be very mixed opinions x

  19. Victoria Goodman says:

    The packaging is gorgeous though! Annoying that you don't like it very much yet you've spent money! I haven't actually tried anything from the Sweet Peach range! XVictoria | VictoriaaHelenn

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Ahh I know Victoria, it's so annoying isn't it haha! I think this will be the only thing I try from the range, I think I'm going to try Becca for a highlighter next! x

  20. Imogen Millard says:

    I've been eyeing this for so long, but I'm so glad I stumbled upon this post! I'll definitely look elsewhere for shades similar (because these ones are beautiful). If it's just not great quality, there's no point bothering.Love this post, thank you!Imogen //

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Ahh I wish that I had done my research before hand! The shades do look lovely in the pan but they just don't transfer 🙁 so glad you liked this post! x

  21. Jessie-Ann Lewis says:

    That is a shame but thanks so much for sharing an honest review! I haven't tried anything from the range, or from Too Faced, but I would love to try from the brand as it seems to be a blogger fave. xxJessie | allthingsbeautiful-x

    • Jodie Moores says:

      Glad you liked it, really wanted to write this because it's a lot of money to spend on a product to not end up liking it! It's not put me off the brand completely, everyone raves about the eyeshadows x

  22. Isobel Celine says:

    I was waiting for a review on this and didn't actually see why there was such a big hype on this new product. No way will I be buying it anyway! Not for that price and bad quality!Isobel xNew post: Video: :

  23. Dagmara K says:

    Oh, I'm very surprised that these are not smooth and pigmented like you would expect from a Too Faced palette! I was tempted to get it but hesitated because I just have too much stuff and want to make the most of my collection. That must very disappointing for you. Have you tried scarping lightly the first layer, sometimes when products have this kind embossing they're hardened at the top but the formula seems to be much better once the protective layer is scrapped off. xMummy's Beauty Corner

    • Jodie Moores says:

      I was too, when swatched they do look impressive, but they're definitely not as smooth/ silky feeling as they could be! I'm so gutted because I had such high hopes which is why I decided to make the impulse purchase in the first place! I've actually decided to sell this, luckily I haven't lost any money but I just wanted to get rid to put the money towards something else!

  24. Abigail Alice x says:

    This palette looks really cute but its a shame it didnt live up to expectations. I've heard really mixed review about this whole range actually…Abigail Alice 💕

  25. Fa nny says:

    I'm just the same: Too Faced's packaging just feel too girly and not grown-up enough for me, I believe it is the reason I haven't tried a lot of products from the brand. It's such a shame for the kit, face powders are so hard to get right!

  26. Shay Holly says:

    such a shame you didn't like this palette because it looks so pretty!! Thanks for sharing though!

  27. Lynnsay says:

    Thank you for such an honest review! I have heard SO much hype over these products, but to be honest the shades just aren't my kind of thing. I'm a nude eyeshadow and lips kind gal!Lynnsay

  28. Parie Joshi says:

    What a shame that its not what it says it is! Parie xClass and Glitter

  29. Zoe Mountford says:

    I have heard mixed reviews about this palette, I like the look of the highlight however it is a little pricey xxZoe Mountford x

  30. Emily Writes says:

    It's always disappointing when hypped up products just aren't worth the moneyEmily x |

  31. Kate Rose xo says:

    Such a shame that this palette is such a flop! Really appreciate this review though as I wont waste my money on buying it. xKate//

  32. Lucy Alice says:

    Such a shame to hear its disappointing – maybe not something I'll be picking up anytime soon then!Lucy | Forever September

  33. Leanne Page says:

    I really like the eyeshadow palette, which is why I brought this. I think the blush and the highlighter are ok, but I was expecting so much more. The bronzer was barely visible on me I thought it would be good for paler skin tones – it doesn't seem that way xxLPage Beauty

  34. Grace Campbell says:

    Such a shame! It look so pretty in the packaging.Grace x

  35. Lauren says:

    Such a shame, I've seen others rave about this product!Lauren x

  36. Natalie Redman says:

    That's a shame that it didn't live up to the hype but then I suppose it works for some and doesn't work for others!

  37. Tara says:

    It's such a shame when products don't live up to your expectations, especially when they're from a reputable brand! I really feel for you! If you're still looking for an all in one face palette then I've been loving the Zoeva Rose Gold Blush Palette lately (there's a review on my blog if you want to check that out)- I'd never have picked it up myself as I generally prefer more sleek looking brands but I can't fault it, although I rarely wear the blush as I'm not really a blush wearer!

  38. Caroline Malone says:

    Honestly this is such a shame, Too Faced usually does so well when it comes to pigmentation and being stand-out that this is definitely a let down! I've not tried anything from the range, but I think i'll definitely not be picking this up! A lovely giveaway though so thank you for the chance!

  39. Elena Isabelle says:

    i love too faced as a brand and love their eyeshadow palettes so its quite sad that this palette really isn't as good. i hate it when highlighters fade after a bit because i don't tend to check my makeup all the time.❥

  40. Catherine W says:

    That's such a shame about the formula! Even though I love Too Faced, it's one of my favourite brands, I do find their products are so inconsistent. It's sometimes a gamble if the quality is going to be up to scratch or not and I hate that! xoLove, Catherine

  41. Charlotte Lane says:

    I'm so glad I didn't impulse buy this product! It's such a shame because all of the photo's of this palette (especially the one on their website) make it look really pigmented and glowy! I bought the eyeshadow palette, which I have a post going live on this week, and I was pretty impressed by the swatches, so I hope I continue to love it when I start using it xoChar |

  42. Vanessa Spring Lilies says:

    It has to be pretty disappointing to spend that much money on a palette and not like a single product from it. I guess Too Faced got a little carried away with and worked too hard on their branding and not in the product itself.Great review! Vanessa x |

  43. Alina Bostan says:

    This was the only product that appealed to me most from the collection and I'm so glad I read your post before going ahead to invest. Lack of pigmentation and bad wear time is definitely not what you want from high end highlighters so that's a shame xBeauty with charm

  44. Gemma Magpie says:

    Oh no what a massive shame, it looked so pretty! Your photos are lovely xx

  45. Kathryn O'Connor says:

    I'd seen comments about the lack of pigmentation from those in America when it first released and I honestly find it such a shame that this isn't up to scratch!The eyeshadow palette has incredible colour pay off and I find the matte shadows last all day, it seems to be their shimmer products they seem to struggle with. Thank you for an honest review, I think I'll put my money towards something else! (The lip glosses look incredible though) xKathryn | Chapters of Kat

  46. Jasmine Stewart says:

    I'd actually seen a lot of negative reviews on this so didn't go for it – such a shame as it seems so pretty from photos. However I did get the Papa Don't Peach single blusher and love it!Jasmine xx Jasmine Talks Beauty

  47. Claudia Stenhouse says:

    Was so interesting reading this review when I've heard so many great things, love your honest reviews! I will be avoiding this palette now so thank you! Xx

  48. Anonymous says:

    I was going to pick this up, i'll have to re-think! Thanks for the honest review lovely 🙂 xo editionemmagrace – Style & Lifestyle

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