illamasqua empower palette

illamasqua empower palette
illamasqua empower palette
illamasqua empower palette
illamasqua empower palette

Illamasqua Empower’Palette* – £34
Blink (soft beige nude), Synth (iridescent pale pink glitter), Fervent (reddish brown with multi-tonal shimmer) and Slick (charcoal grey metallic)

Generation Q, the latest collection from Illamaqua, is a celebration of self-expression. It breaks though the boundaries and prejudices of the beauty world and proudly glorifies beauty without any limits or discriminations. Along with the magnificent Magnetism lipstick, this new collection brings us two new eyeshadow palettes, Complement and Empower. The Empower palette is a gorgeous arrangement of shadows, perfect for highlighting, priming and defining and comes in a curvaceously sleek compact with a chunky quality and a handy mirror.

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Left to right – Blink, Synth, Fervent and Slick

I love the mixture of shades and finishes that Illamasqua have used in this palette, ranging from a creamy matte beige to a rich rusty brown flecked with teal shimmer. Synth is by far my favourite shadow though as it makes the most wonderful highlighting colour for brow bones and the inner corner of your eye. It is such an unique shade with a mesmerising mixture of lilac, pink and silver shimmer suspended in a soft white shadow and has a lovely, smooth consistency. The fact they have also included a liquid metal in this palette makes it so dynamic and versatile for a variety of different looks. Liquid metals are a cream product that ideally can be used anywhere on the body – eyes, cheeks, lips and can be worn alone or used to emphasise and highlight by creating a luminous metallic glow to the skin. Slick is a fabulous colour to wear alone or use as a base for a really exaggerated smokey eye. Perfect for the forthcoming party season!

What are your thoughts of this new range from Illamasqua? Have you treated yourself to anything from the collection?

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14 Comments

  1. 3rd October 2012 / 7:57 pm

    what a gorgeous palette! i have never tried any of their eyeshadows, but i know they have to be amazing!

  2. 3rd October 2012 / 8:10 pm

    Definitely one for the xmas list!!! Xx

  3. 3rd October 2012 / 8:15 pm

    Wow! This looks beautiful! xo

  4. 3rd October 2012 / 9:53 pm

    Such a lovely little palette!

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  5. 3rd October 2012 / 10:08 pm

    The shades don't look as I expected them to in the swatches! Interesting xo

  6. 3rd October 2012 / 10:21 pm

    wow..the pallette is so pretty and the colors are perfect for fall.nice one.xoxo

  7. 4th October 2012 / 5:41 am

    Such pretty colours x

  8. 4th October 2012 / 10:46 am

    thats a beautiful palette xx

  9. 4th October 2012 / 8:06 pm

    This looks lovely!

  10. 5th October 2012 / 6:45 pm

    blink and synth are out of this world. wow!
    liloo/@tsunimee xx

  11. 5th October 2012 / 9:56 pm

    blink and fervent are definitely my favourites, beautiful shadows ! x
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