Smashbox Cosmetics Full Exposure Palette

We used to get frustrated that smoky eye tutorials didn'’t take the spectrum of eye shapes into account (after all, we’re a diverse bunch). Turns out we weren'’t alone. After nine years of research examining thousands of faces, the makeup pros at Smashbox narrowed it down to six common eye shapes found throughout the world: almond, round, upturned, downturned, monolid, and hooded. They applied their findings to this universal neutral palette, which comes complete with a guide to help you identify your eye shape and master three flattering looks for it (day, night, and defined). The top has seven shimmery shades and on the bottom, you'’ll find seven matte hues, —ranging from nudes to blacks. Oh, and there'’s also a double-sided brush, a built-in mirror, and a travel-size Full Exposure Mascara.

Smashbox Cosmetics Full Exposure Palette
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This is the best eyeshadow palette ever!!!! I was afraid to get this I'm not the most experienced eyeshadow person ever but it comes with a helpful guide and the mascara is my favorite so that was a plus! This is a must have for every bob all eye colors and eye shape.

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I love these eyeshadow colors!
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I love neutrals and browns but have a hard time finding just the right ones for me. This palette is perfect in every way. And I like the instructions on how to use them by what shape your eyes are. The eyeshadows are long lasting and easy to apply. These are enough color combinations to make anyone happy. This will be my go to from now on.

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Beautiful colors
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Love the colors in this sample size, but it was tough to know how much with the size of the sample provided. I love Smashbox products so I was hoping for a large sample to really try it out.

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very nice colours - requires a bit of work for colour payoff
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So, it's true that the colours (the shimmery ones, anyway) aren't very pigmented, but I almost always use primers with these anyway, which makes them show up perfectly fine, although I have to use more product than I would with some other brands I've used.

Unlike with other palettes I've tried, I like ALL of the colours in this palette and think they're all very pretty and neutral looking on me (really pale, neutral skin, medium brown hair). I like that there is a corresponding matte/shimmer for each colour.

The brush that comes with it is actually pretty good - it has a different end for the shimmer and matte shades. Unlike other included brushes that I throw away or ignore, I've actually used this one.

I feel like it's kind of overpriced considering that other, similarly-sized palettes of better quality cost about the same, but I really liked the particular colours in this one and I got a great deal on it after Birchbox points and coupons, so I'm happy I got it anyway. I had my eye on it for quite awhile before purchasing - I think I would've been much more likely to just buy it at, say, $30.

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Love, love, love it!
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I love everything about his palette! It includes the perfect amount of cool and warm shades of my favorite neutrals. Also, lasts long and has a great saturation level when it comes to the colors!

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LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE!!
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This palette is AMAZING. The colors are fantastic and easily can be used for a daytime work subtle eye or really played up for a dramatic night out on the town look. I love the mix of matte and shimmery shades. You really can do so much with this and the awesome mini mascara is a nice bonus. This is the only eyeshadow palette I travel with anymore - everything in one place!

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Fantastic
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I love this palette and the brush that comes with it. I also like to use a few of the skintone colors on the bottom row to do some light contouring on my face which a smashbox makeup artist showed me - works great.

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Great Natural Look
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A big reason why I chose to buy this palette over the hundreds of other ones is because of the brush that comes with it. I like to keep things simple so having all the tools I need just in one box is what I was looking for. Many people say that although the colors are beautiful, it is not very pigmented when applied on the skin. I would have to agree with this. However, if you spend the time building up the colors, you can achieve a really nice natural look. I like all the matte colors but the glittery ones don't really add much. It tends to just leave glitter all over my face instead of my lids if I am not careful.

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So many options!
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This is a great palette. All of the colors makes it very versatile. I will purchase the full size item which seems to come with even more colors.

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Sample was Awesome

I cannot wait until I have more points and money to purchase this set. I love the eye shadow. The sparkle is amazing!!

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