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Review and Swatches: Zoeva Matte Eyeshadow Palette

Being more of a shimmer gal, I never thought I would get excited about an all-matte eyeshadow palette, that is, until I received the Zoeva Matte Eyeshadow Palette.

"Inspired by the calmness and beauty of a night stroll through the silent streets of a sleeping city, the ZOEVA Matte Eyeshadow Palette reveals a versatile range of mysteriously moody matte shades. Far from buzzing boulevards and bright neon lights, the highly pigmented and easy to blend shadows recall the dimmed lighting and melancholic atmosphere of a vibrant metropolis from dusk till dawn. With shades ranging from misty beige and gloomy brown to deep burgundy and muted red, create timelessly elegant, cosmopolitan makeup looks."

Zoeva's Matte Eyeshadow Palette contains ten warm-toned, buttery soft matte shades. These eyeshadows, like the other Zoeva palettes I have tried, are some of the best quality I have tried. They blend like a dream, are super pigmented, and are super long wearing. I appreciate the 'full-ness' of this palette, as it contains everything you need to create a full look, including crease shades, warm pops of colour, and colours that pair well together.

As with all Zoeva eyeshadow palettes, this palette is housed in slim cardboard packaging, making it perfect for travel, albeit the absence of an included mirror. The formulation of the eyeshadows is enriched with vitamin E and is 100% free of parabens, mineral oils, perfume and phthalates.

I am normally a less is more gal when it comes to my eyeshadow, embracing browns, but this palette has got me using shades typically out of my comfort zone, and I am loving it.

In this palette, I usually use Nighthawks as a base and to set my eyelid after primer, as it is a perfect match for my skin. I find myself using a mixture of Lost in Thoughts and Urban Culture as my crease shade and have been known to use Two Clocks as an eyeliner.

One of my go-to looks when using this palette is to go in with a highlighter all over the lid first, then reach for Lost in Thoughts to pop in my crease. I then deepen my crease with Two Clocks, and add a combo of Cheap Bar and Lonely City to my outer third. I also apply cheap bar to my lower lash line.

If you are a matte lover, or embrace warm shades, this palette is one you should add to your wish list!

This palette retails for $35 and can be purchased from the Zoeva website.

*Product was sent for consideration, but all opinions are my own, as always.

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