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L’Oreal Paris Colour Riche Quad Eyeshadow Palettes; An Affordable eyeshadow wardrobe

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Behold the beauties above that are the new L’Oreal Color Riche Quad Eye-shadows; designed to make eyes smoulder and add luminosity! Priced at the super affordable €11.99 per palette and coming in a decent wardrobe of shades they really are worth a little pay-day treat. Myself and Kat got the whole collection to try and we are both really liking them.

The shadows can be applied dry like a traditional eye shadow for a subtle shimmering effect (see my swatch above) or it can also be applied wet for a full intensity metallic finish. Essentially you get the equivelent of eight effects for the price of the compact! They really are lovely; application is a cinch, colour payoff is great for the price point and there is no fallout, and boy do I hate shadows with fallout! I wore mine with Essence eyeshadow primer and my look lasted through the 30 degree heat of Crete and some sweaty dancing!

Next up I road tested some of the new Color Riche Le Khol and Le Smokey eye pencils. These cuties come with a smudger nib on one end and a Khol eyeliner on the other. I’ve been using both the brown and the black liners and really liking both. I do find I need to heat the liner in my mouth for easier application and I do prefer using it for lower lash lining only. These days I tend to stick to liquid or gel liner for my upper eyelid liner. These pencils are priced at €7.69 each and are very decent quality again for the price point.

I also got the Mega Volume 24hr Black Smoke to try but it is so Amazeballs that it deserves its very own post….so watch this space!

Twentysomething year old Sales Exec., opinionated, scatter-brained, lifelong LFC Supporter, fiancé and pupster mammy. Living in Kildare and working in Carlow. Beauty interests: Nail polish, cult beauty buys, cosmeceuticals and beauty bargains. I’m also on the eternal hunt for a HG Hairdresser.