Review: Elf Prism Eyeshadow in ‘Naked’

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Taking a break from Korean makeup, I decided to revisit a product I haven’t used for a while. Elf Studio Prism Eyeshadow Palette in ‘Naked’ contains 6 shimmering eyeshadows in a neutral color. Now the first thing I think when i look at this is “Wow, that looks a lot like……”

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Kat Von D’s Saint Palette! I don’t own it however, so I can’t compare formulas. But if you do a little research on google, they seem to be close dupes. The Saint palette does contain two extra shades, though. I paid $5 for my elf palette but that was on a 50% off studio sale which elf does constantly. Otherwise it’s $10. So maybe wait until they have the sale again before buying.

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So you can see that my palette is definitely used. But not that much, actually. The formula is a bit…loose and made a mess everywhere. While that does provide a better pigmentation on your eyes, it’s messy in the palette. But for the price, that can be forgiven.

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Here are the colors swatched, all one layer. These are definitely shimmery, some of the most shimmery I own. You can see the colors are somewhat bronzy. For the sake of ease, lets imagine that they are numbered 1-6 in the order I have shown above.

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I used #2 on my lid- it’s almost a gold color. #4 was applied on my crease and blended towards my brow bone. This is a bronzy-brown with gold flecks. I applied #6 in my crease, moving into a wing at the corner of my eye, then connected in lining under my lower lashline. This is a taupe with gold flecks. I also applied #1 right under my brow and at the inner corner of my eye for a highlight. I am wearing mascara I don’t like here, and it smudged on my lid ;_;

Overall, this palette is worth the money. The colors, though shimmery, can be worn easily in the day. My only real problem is that I need to wear a primer for it to last long enough. The formula is somewhat loose and with fall on my cheek while applying, so that’s a bit annoying. But for the price, I do like the colors and the shimmer that it adds. It also gets points for being a dupe!

Rating: 4/5

Similar to: Kat Von D Saints palette

Would I buy again? Maybe. It’ll take me a while to use this one anyways.

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