Saturday, 21 March 2015

NEW: L'OREAL LA PALETTE NUDE (BEIGE) + comparison with Rose


You knew this was going to happen. You just did. A palette hoarder such as myself couldn't possibly miss the chance to add this gem to my overflowing collection of eyeshadows. 

I was casually browsing the isles of Boots for some nasal spray (with spring here come the allergies), and OF COURSE I just had to have a little look in the makeup section to see if anything sparked my interest. Now, I don't know about you, but when L'Oreal released the Rose version of this palette a few months ago, I KNEW there was going to be a sequel. And here it is, in all its glory. Pretty much the most earthy-toned, wearable, chic palette you can find in the drugstores, hands down. 

Price: £14.99 - pricey for a drugstore palette
Number of Shades: 1O; 4 shimmers, rest matte
The Quality: Just like the Rose version this palette proved to be quite good. It's something I would definitely classify to be complete and ready to pack for travel. It's small, compact, sleek, has matte shades for the crease and for transition, darker shades to deepen up the outer corner and the shimmer to bring the look to life. The eyeshadows' pigmentation is good and they can be used as wet too. The only shade I found lacking was the middle light yellow with shimmer, as you'll see in the swatches. The dark brown mattes instead surprised me, in a pleasant way, and they were really easy to work with. 
Final Thoughts: I do think this palette is great and I can totally justify spending almost £15.00 on it. It's like a fresher version of the original Naked palette. The pigmentation may not be as high but you can build up the intensity to suit your needs. 

>> When comparing the two, they both show great qualities and ultimately if you have one already you WILL like the other for sure. In general I would think the Beige version will be more popular since it can suit all skin tones and the browns and taupes are definitely shades people feel more comfortable playing with. Also, with summer coming, Beige is the one to use to take a bronzed look to the next level, if you know what I mean. If I had to pick I would go with the one I reviewed here but I do love the pinky version as well. 
FINAL SCORE: 9.5/1O 






La Palette Nude 'Beige' VS 'Rose' side to side





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28 comments

  1. This palette is just gorgeous! I'm glad that a palette finally has more matte shades than shimmer cause sometimes you might want to have a matte eye rather than shimmer! The pigmentation looks really good from what I can see in the swatches. And you're right, my first thought when I saw this palette was that it looked exactly like a Naked Palette, except a lot cheaper! Thanks for the great review!

    I've just recently found your blog and I'm a big fan of it. The layout is so nice and your photographs are of such high quality, I love it! I will definitely follow you on Bloglovin! x

    Jasmine || blogsallbeautyy.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. This looks great, I haven't tried any of their palettes before and my original naked one is running out of my favourite shades! This looks like it'd be a good alternative :)

    Emma xx

    www.alittlefreckle.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. This palette looks so pretty! I can't believe I haven't heard about the Rose version of this, definitely need to go and check it out, I've been wanting a Rose palette for so long! :)

    xx http://floralchaos.blogspot.com

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  4. I haven't tried either of them, but I think it's so great, that the drugstore is coming with some lovely eyeshadow pallettes too!

    love, Kat

    whatkatlovestoday.blogspot.com

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  5. YES YES YES, love these colours, they're just like my NAKED palette! And I had to start getting my vitamins ready - no allergies please!

    Lauren x
    Britton Loves | Lifestyle Food Fashion Beauty - www.brittonloves.blogspot.co.uk

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  6. This looks lovely. Might have to try it xx

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  7. This looks lovely. Might have to try it xx

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  8. I love that they're bringing out different colours now, I think I prefer the rose palette x

    owlsinthesummer.blogspot.co.uk

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  9. What an absolute gorgeous palette, the shades are all so lovely!
    xprincessjas | ♥

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  10. The shades are gorgeous! I want this palette asap! x
    Emma | Emmys Blog

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  11. These shades look perfect, I have the rose shade and the quality etc is lovely, definitely need to pick this one up, perfect timing as Boots is on 3 for 2 this weekend! :)

    alice x | beautybyalicee | bloglovin'

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  12. This looks like such a beautiful palette, there's no way I can justify another palette of neutral shadows but god knows I'm tempted!! Lovely review ☺

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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  13. I love the look of these shades and your swatches are so pigmented! xx

    Magpie Jasmine

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  14. Ooh such a beautiful set of shadows, they look as though they would all be pretty easy to work with xxx

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  15. I feel like all brands are coming out with these kind of palettes. It does look great palette for everyday xx

    Laura
    Pink Frenzy

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  16. I only wear different shades of brown eyeshadow and this looks gorgeous!

    Rachel xx

    http://www.rachelbustin.com

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  17. This really does look gorgeous. I so need to treat myself to a new palette but there is such a vast amount of them out there, it makes it so difficult to choose.

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  18. I love your photography and both of these palettes are beautiful xxx

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  19. Both of these palettes are stunning. I think I might just prefer the rose one slightly - just because I don't have some of those colours! All of your photos are so pretty btw!

    Charlotte xxx
    www.dobeautywithcharlotte.com

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  20. Your blog is amazing! I really like it! I know how much time it requires, but you did a really good job! Keep doing it!)

    Diana Cloudlet
    http://www.dianacloudlet.com/

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  21. They look like fantastic palettes, I really want to pick one up! xx

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  22. I love the Rose version, it's such a pretty palette definitely sounds worth the £15

    The Velvet Black // UK Style & Beauty Blog

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  23. so nice, love thse pics,
    check my beauty one on

    Patchwork à Porter

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  24. This palettes are gorgeous , and your blog is amazing !

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  25. Amazing shades!! I absolutely try this palette :D
    http://notebookofclaire.blogspot.gr/

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  26. Gorgeous pallet i need to buy this!

    Shareena | www.forever-you.co.uk

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