Thursday, December 17, 2015

Lise Watier "Dark Diva" Majestique Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

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For Holiday 2015, Lise Watier has created a beautiful collection inspired by "precious metals and sumptuous fabrics". Featuring a full-range of lips, nails, and eye products, the Majestique Collection celebrates the more glam and sensual side of holiday looks. Today I have swatches of the "Dark Diva" Majestique Eyeshadow Palette ($45 CAD), to see some swatches, click......
Majestique Eyeshadow Palette in "Dark Diva"
The Dark Diva Majestique Palette comes in a beautiful shiny gold compact. The lid has a matte pale gold inlay with a three-dimensional quilted design. The inside holds a large mirror and five 1.4g shadows, each also pressed with a diamond-quilted pattern. Two duo-ended sponge applicators are included. I'm not too keen on the holiday packaging this year, the design is quite detailed but the execution doesn't feel very luxurious. I much more prefer the glossy printed palettes of previous collections.
Majestique Eyeshadow Palette in "Dark Diva"
Majestique Eyeshadow Palette in "Dark Diva"
As I've mentioned before, Lise Watier shadows feature some of the best formulation on the market and this holiday palette is no different. With an almost cream-like texture, the eyeshadows apply like silk and blend seamlessly with each other. The pigmentation is just superb, opaque in one swipe.
The "Dark Diva" palette features five purple-themed colors: a pale mauve ivory satin, a shimmery taupe-y mauve, a warm burgundy plum metallic, a shimmery lavender gray, and a dark chocolate plum. All the shades are excellent with the exception of the last dark plum, which is a bit sheerer than it appears in the pan. Addtionaly, I am a tad disappointed that the palette doesn't include at least one matte. With that said, though, this is another great palette from Lise Watier, perfect for creating a more intense and smokey holiday look.
Majestique Eyeshadow Palette in "Dark Diva"
Lise Watier is available online and in stores at London Drugs.