4 July 2013

Product Review: Stila In The Moment Eyeshadow Palette

It's no secret how much I love my Stila In The Light palette, I hate admit it, but I think I may love it more than both my Naked palettes, there I said it. So it was a real surprise when I wandered into Ulta on holiday and came face to face with a whole row of Stila palettes. I had no idea they did more than one, doh (bad beauty blogger). After I'd pulled myself together, I had to make the ultimate blogger decision, which one do I pick up?

There are in fact 4 palettes altogether, In The Light, In The Garden, In The Know and the one I ended up choosing, In The Moment. Believe me, it was tough decision I only allowed myself one and I was covered in swatches, but this one definitely stood out to me, I had to have it.
Stila In The Moment Palette

Stila In The Moment Palette
Stila In The Moment Palette
 Stila In The Moment Palette:

From left to right we have: 
Instinct: A shimmery creamy-white.
Impulse: A soft lilac-pink.
Glance: A blue toned purple.
Improvise: A dark purple.
Catalyst: A shimmery black.
Desire: A matte bone colour.
Wonder: A shimmery nude.
Spontaneous: A golden brown.
Whim: A red-brown colour.
Captivate: A shimmery dark brown.

This palette also comes with a smudge stick waterproof eyeliner in Tetra. Let me show you some swatches before I say anything else.
Stila In The Moment Palette Swatches
Stila In The Moment Palette Swatches
Stila In The Moment Palette Swatches
 How stunning is this palette, it's such a gorgeous selection of easy to wear naturals with a few darker colours to amp up any nighttime look. The majority of the colours have shimmer, with the lighter colours being a little more matte.

The pure pigmentation of this palette is amazing and all the shadows are so buttery soft and really easy to blend. They can sometimes leave a little fallout but I think that's because they are, so soft. £25 for 10 beautiful shadows that you can create an abundance of looks with = priceless. The two colours that stand out to me most are definitely Spontaneous and Wonder, I think they would look so pretty together.

The one tiny thing that could be improved on is the packaging, it is a bit flimsy, but that's not the end of the world. It's small, compact and way easier to lug around than the UD Naked palettes in my opinion.

I can't wait to use this palette, let me now if you are a fan of the Stila palettes and which one is your favourite. I may now have my eye on the In The Know Palette, uh oh haha.

Lastly I want to wish all my American readers a Happy 4th of July!!

XOXO Claire
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11 comments

  1. This looks absolutely beautiful! I agree with you that Wonder is stunning, and Improvise is definitely catching my eye too. I bet it would add something different to a smokey eye look :D

    Mollie xo
    molliemuses.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. Ah pretty colours! I have In the Know palette and it's my most used! In the Garden is next on my list :)

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  3. Spontaneous and Wonder look like they'd be my favourites too! I agree, I think they'd look lovely together.

    Maxine, xx
    beautybeatsbooks.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. Thanks for the happy 4th wishes. I love Stila so much, and the Nordstrom anniversary sale is soon, so I might just pickup the In the Moment palette whilst there!

    xx


    www.carefulfeet.me

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  5. I only knew they did In The Light as well - haha don't worry! This palette looks lovely, I'd love to see all four palettes together and compare the shades, but I know I wouldn't know which one to choose! xx

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  6. I've heard awesome things about this line of palettes...beautiful swatches and photos! Thanks so much for the review!!

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  7. Oooh Spontaneous is beautiful!! Looks like a gorgeous palette :)

    Holly Mixtures
    xx

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  8. I highly recommend the Stila In the Know palette as it is so beautiful trust me! I know this sounds strange but the eyeshadows also have a lovely scent. I ♡ the Stila In the Know palette ☆☆☆

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  9. I recommend the Stila In the Know palette as it is so beautiful. I know this might sound strange but the eyeshadows also have a lovely scent! I haven't tried the In the Moment palette but I ♡ the Stila In the Know palette ☆ ☆ ☆

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