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You can also pick up theBalm®’s Put a Lid On It™ separately if you ever run out of primer.

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Birchbox Breakdown

Nice guys don’t always finish last. Case in point: theBalm®’s handsome Meet Matt(e)™ shadow palette, which comes paired with the brand’s long-lasting Put a Lid On It shadow primer. This Birchbox exclusive duo is a true match made in beauty heaven. It will inspire dozens of looks, from subdued and barely-there to dramatic and multi-layered. A Birchbox exclusive!

How it Works

Each matte shadow palette comes with nine cheekily named neutral shadows, ranging from a powdery, neutral ivory to gorgeous, rich dark brown. The silky eyelid primer is designed to keep shadow well-behaved (ie, prevent smudging and creasing).

How to Use

Prep your lids by dabbing on a tiny dot of primer and distribute evenly. Next, apply shadow using the brush of your choice. Sweep the lighter shades across your lids, and use the darker shades to contour and line your eyes.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

You'll won't be disappointed
Purchased

This is a very useful and versatile palette. It has great pigmentation, and you can tell these eyeshadows are made of good quality. I use this along with their eyeshadow primer and its awesome. I highly recommend this.

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Best neutral palette

These shadows are creamy and easy to blend. The colors work well together and the primer makes the shadows last all day.

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Love!
Purchased

This is a great pallet to work with. I love mixing it up with some shimmery eye shadows. Makes a great eye look!

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Glad I Bought It
Purchased

I really like this palette. I have heard and seen several reviews and couldn't wait to get it. The eye shadows are very pigmented. The only problem is all the powder from the eye shadow.

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Everyday product

I may now be professional enough to this all the cool things this pallet can do but for an every day use is perfect. The shade are pigment enough to where i have to be careful how much i apply on the brush in order to even it out.

its matte so i love that but the shades are very neutral and perfect for every day wear and not being too out there for he office atmosphere.

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Muddy
Purchased

I was so excited to get this, but as soon as I tried the shades on my eyes, I was disappointed. The colors weren't as pigmented as I hoped for. Any look or color combo I tried turned out muddy, maybe because I had to put so much shadow on to make anything show up. The texture was hard; I really had to rub my brushes in there to pick up any product. This was my first purchase from TheBalm and I was unimpressed, especially for the price.

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nice shadow

i love the primer and how well this shadow goes on your lids and lasts all day. The colors are amazing and have a smooth finish. I have gotten lots of compliments

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Light on lids....

I really like this product and plan to purchase it when the sample is gone. I have oily skin and find it difficult to purchase a product that works with my skin type. This is one I will buy!

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Not as good as the hype

I heard a lot of great things about this palette, but I'm beginning to wonder if maybe I'm not pro enough to pull it off? I feel like there are too many dark colors and light colors, but not enough in between. The light colors are very smooth. I feel like the darker colors are less pigmented and slightly less smooth. Maybe it will grow on me. I want so much to like it.

The packaging is adorable and there is a very large mirror that would be excellent for travelling.

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LOVE this palette!

I recently bought this on Hautelook and i absolutely love it. It has a great shade selection and of course it's Matte so it really works with any look. Absolutely worth the price!

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