Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette Review and Swatch

May 10, 2017

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Back to the topic of the day, I had been eyeing on this super popular  Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette (aka the world’s most wanted palette!) which had been sold out for a very long time – yep I was one of those girls who stopped by the counter and drooled over the buttery texture and the gorgeous color combination with the tester on display. I am so glad that it finally came back in stock so I snatched one up at lightning speed! It took me a while to dip my fingers into the beautiful eye shadows. They completely lived up to my expectations as they apply flawlessly and every single shade is flattering and easy to wear for every day.

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The palette is housed in a plush dusty pink velvet case, and retails for AUD$75/USD$42 (available here in Australia but it’s not in stock yet) which comes in 14 shades. I personally think it is very reasonably priced as it equates to only $5 per eye shadow for such high quality! The color theme of the palette is wearable all year round, as there is a good balance between the warm and cool tones shades. What I love about this palette is that it offers an abundant choice of the most flattering neutral colors from ivory, light brown to taupes in different finishes varying from matte to shimmer.  The pop of a few berry shades makes it more interesting and gives the palette an edge. Unlike the blues and greens, I always find that a touch of plummy red mixed with other neutral colors really compliments my brown eyes and skin tone.

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All of the eye shadows feel buttery soft and silky smooth to apply without any fallout, and they all have good pigmentation and blend nicely even for the matte shades.

Closer look at the colors

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Shade Description

  • Tempera: velvety beige with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Golden Ochre: earthy yellow with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Vermeer: iridescent shell with a metallic finish.
  • Buon Fresco: antique lavender with an ultra-matte finish:
  • Antique Bronze: metallic sable with a satin finish.
  • Love Letter: raspberry with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Cyprus Umber: dark coffee with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Raw Sienna: neutral amber with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Burnt Orange: deep orange with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Primavera: shimmery gold with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Red Ochre: sienna with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Venetian Red: crimson with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Warm Taupe: earthy gray with an ultra-matte finish.
  • Realgar: brick with an ultra-matte finish.

I break the swatches into 2 parts. Part 1 features the 6 eye shadow colors on the left, and part 2 features the 8 colors on the right. All of the colors are swatched with 1 swipe only!

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The Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Eye Shadow Palette is currently available here and here with free worldwide shipping. Get it fast before it’s gone again!

 

{ 7 comments… read them below or add one }

Caroline Malone May 10, 2017 at 1:39 pm

I still can’t believe I don’t have this palette yet. It’s literally everything you could ever want. The shades and pigmentation are just all so beautiful! xx

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Mireia May 10, 2017 at 2:40 pm

Absolutely love it!

Mireia from TGL
https://thegoldlipstick.com/

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Kay Nguyen May 11, 2017 at 1:55 am

This palette is so pretty! It’s pretty I need and more so… shut up and take my money <3

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Gau bong Totoro May 11, 2017 at 3:16 am

I have one, and i absolutely love it.
The color, the feel, and many things else 😛

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Lenne Zulkiflly May 11, 2017 at 7:57 am

The shades are all beautiful! Aaand pigmented as well xx

Lenne Zulkiflly Blog

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Alice Snell May 13, 2017 at 9:35 pm

I hadn’t really thought about this palette until I won it in a giveaway recently, it’s absolutely stunning, love the gorgeous warm shades.

Alice | alicemaysnell

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chlo May 15, 2017 at 11:47 am

Wow! This palette is completely amazing, everything about it is perfect. I love the packaging, the shades and how well pigmented they all look! They’re lovely photos as well, I really enjoyed reading this 🙂

Chloe @ https://girllgonerogue.blogspot.co.uk/

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