Friday, 8 August 2014

GOSH To play with in Vegas Palette


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In our little Goodiebag/box at the GOSH A/W event we were lucky enough to receive one of the 9 shades shadow collection palettes. They've released 3 of these mirrored compacts with an American theme and they are all stunning.  'To enjoy in New York' has lovely golden/nude shades, 'To have fun in LA'  has more of an aqua selection of blues and greens and the one I tried out was 'To play with in Vegas' which has very striking colours completely in tune with the bright lights of Vegas! 

You can create endless looks with these but I was pleased I got to try this one as although the other shades are far more wearable day-to-day, this is a palette I wouldn't have picked up myself. I'd be too worried it would go to waste and I'd never use it.  I'm glad I had a chance to give it a go as I had a lot of fun trying out some more colourful looks for a change!


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With its 9 shades of bright, almost neon colours it can seem a bit daunting. But not only is it a lot of fun to play around with, there are a few colours in there that can easily be worn day-to-day or added to a nude shade to give subtle a pop of colour. 


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wouldn't say it's quite an Urban Decay Electric Palette dupe but there are about 5 shades which are very similar indeed. The great thing about Vegas is that there are a couple more wearable shades added to the mix which makes me think this palette would get a lot more use rather than the more expensive Urban Decay version. The dark pink at the end, the orange and the turquoise shades are all very wearable and are gorgeous.


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It comes in a sleek, strong packaging which is small enough to fit in your make-up bag and not completely take over. I love the nice big mirror, something I find a lot of palettes lack. One thing that might disappoint is the fact there is no brush included. For me this isn't a problem, I often find I  throw away or lose the brushes included with palettes anyway and its a great excuse for brands to bump up the price too!  I much prefer to use my own shadow brushes and it's not often I'm doing my eye make up on the go so it's not something I would be travelling around with. 

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Here's what I came up with when I had a quick play around with it...

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All shades have great colour payoff with subtle shimmer to them which is more apparent with some certain shades -the dusky pink and the light turquoise for example. They apply really well and blend easily. All-in-all a lot of fun and great for under a tenner. I'll definitely be taking a look at the 2 other palettes in the range.


Have you tried any of the GOSH palettes?



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5 comments:

  1. SO bright! I love the looks you have created here :) xx

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    1. thanks! I might not wear it every day but it was fun to play with!

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  2. The colours are amazingly pigmented! Although I probably wouldn't use those colours, they're really beautiful and it's a gorgeous palette to have for occasions. Plus, it gives you the chance to try looks that you normally probably wouldn't.

    S xo.

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  3. This is beautiful. Will definitely be taking a look in store. Like the sound of the blue/green one to xxx

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  4. Woww, that's a super bright palette! So cool! x
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