Friday, September 18, 2015

Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette: Review and Swatches

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For Fall 2015, Pur Minerals want you to go filter-free with the new Love Your Selfie Palette ($49 CAD). With eight shadows, three cheek colors, a neutral lip gloss, and the beloved Big Look Mascara, the palette comes with everything you need to get insta-ready. To see some swatches of the palette, click.......
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
The Pur Minerals palette comes in a sturdy cardboard compact. The outside is white with pretty silver embossings and the inside is black with various slots for the different products. The palette has a nice big mirror and it comes with a tutorial card that gives instructions on creating two different Instagram filter inspired looks.
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
Pur Minerals Big Look Mascara
Big Look Mascara:
This is a volumizing mascara, a best seller from Pur Minerals. The wand is silicone with a pretty standard design. I have yet to give this a try but from the looks of it, it would work very well for those looking for a little volume and definition.
Pur Minerals Lip Gloss in "Exposed"
Pur Minerals Lip Gloss in "Exposed"
Chateau Kisses Lip Plumping Lip Gloss in "Exposed":
This is a gorgeous peach nude with lots of subtle golden shimmers. The formulation is very lightweight and non-sticky. The color is quite opaque and the finish is plumping and shiny. The applicator is paddle-shaped for an even application.
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
Exposure: Creamy satin matte, super buttery and pigmented.
Fade: Satin soft beige, this one is also very creamy and rich.
Filter: Rosy brown shimmer, pigmented and buttery.
Photobomb: Dark black brown with soft purple shimmers, this one is super chalky and dry.
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
Flash: Pretty champagne shimmer with a creamy texture.
Capture: Soft taupe matte, soft and pigmented.
Sepia: Soft medium brown with a creamy but patchy coverage.
Closeup: Satin grey-black, the formulation is pigmented and creamy
Pur Minerals Love Your Selfie Palette
Mineral Glow Bronzer: Soft bronze with subtle shimmers, the formulation is very lovely and not at all dry or patchy.
Savvy Blush: Mauve-y pink satin, super pigmented and very wearable!
Afterglow Illuminating Powder: Pretty pale champagne shimmer, rich and pigmented.

This is a pretty fantastic palette! Aside from a couple of disappointing shadows, everything is phenomenal and I personally love the color selection which is very everyday-friendly. In terms of packaging, the box looks cute but it is quite bulky and I wish Pur Minerals would transition into plastic compacts instead of cardboard ones. With that said, this is a great full-face palette with a good value!

Pur Minerals is available exclusively in Shoppers Drug Store in Canada.
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