Naked 1 Dupe – MakeUp Revolution Redemption Palette Iconic 1

Hi there! Today’s post is about my MakeUp Revolution Iconic 1 eye palette. It’s been sitting in my drawer for ages. But I’ve finally gotten around to use it. You may know that I’ve got lots of eyeshadows and palettes and I’m trying hard to empty products before I start to use new ones. But that doesn’t always work. And I’ve accepted that. ūüôā

Now let’s have a look at the Iconic 1 palette. This is a beautiful nude/neutral palette. It contains 12 yeshadows – 10 shimmers and 2 mattes. It’s a great dupe for Urban Decay’s Naked Palette. But this isn’t news. I think everyone who knows MakeUp Revolution knows that many of their products are dupes for high end beauty products.
MUR Iconic 1
Let’s take a closer look at the eyeshadows. Shade 1 is a pale nude shimmery highlighter shade. Shade 2 is similar, but it’s more pinkish. Shade 3 is a pale beige / light brown. Shade 4 is a pale pinkish bronze. Shade 5 is a matte light brown. And shade 6 is a beautiful gold. All the shimmers (1, 2,4,6) are highly pigmented. The mattes (3,5) are ok – they’re not great, but they’re not bad either.
MUR Iconic 1
Shade 7 is a deep golden brown. Shade 8 is a warm brown. I love the intensity of shade 9 which is a beautiful vintage rose colour. Shade 10 is another brown. It’s lighter and (in my opinion) a bit ‘toastier’ than shade 8. Shade 11 is a shimmery dark grey. And shade 12 is a beautiful steel blue.
MUR Iconic 1
My favourite shades are 6, 7 and 9 Рthe two goldie ones and the vintage rose. But all the other shades are beautiful too. I think the Iconic 1 is a very pretty nude eye palette. And the quality is great. The eyeshadows last long and most of them are highly pigmented. The Iconic 1 palette is £4 only Рa total steal!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde

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Fashionista Limited Edition Palette

Hi there! I don’t know who else remembers MUA’s former sister brand Fashionista, but I thought I’d struck gold when I found a few of their Limited Edition and Custom Design palettes online.
Fashionista Custom Design Palette
The first palette I opened was this Fashionista Limited Edition Palette. There’s no number or name on this palette, so I can’t tell you exactly which palette you’d have to look out for. However, I can tell you the names of the eyeshadows in this palette.

Fashionista Custom Design PaletteLet’s start with the pretty ones! The merged brown eyeshadow is called Private Fitting, and the merged pink eyeshadow is called Couture (I think this name is perfect). These are also the first two shades in the swatch.

Now on to the neutrals with the incredibly boring names! The matte light brown eyeshadow is simply called Nude Shade 20, and the shimmery beige gold eyeshadow is called Nude Glimmer Shade 19. Obviously these are the last two shades in the swatch.

This palette was a really nice surprise for me. I love these four eyeshadows because they’re very wearable and really easy to blend. ¬£3 well spent!

Mrs Strawberry Blonde