After posting a black-and-white picture of a mysterious mini palette on her Instagram, Natasha Denona finally revealed its identity. On March 8, the makeup artist is launching a seriously scaled-down palette inspired by her best-selling products: the Sunset Palette.
You may remember that back in May 2017, Denona dropped the $129 warm-toned set of shadows, and it completely sold out an hour after launching. It subsequently restocked over and over again. Let’s be real, though: a $129 palette isn’t always the most realistic investment. Luckily, the upcoming Mini Sunset Palette won’t make nearly as big of a dent in our bank accounts.
For $25, you’ll get five brand-new eye shadows inspired by the Sunset Palette’s hues. If you already have the original palette, consider this an extension pack. The peach-toned beige shade (called Guava) and the milk chocolate one (named Dirty Mars) are the only matte shades included. Both are great for laying down an amplifying base for the shimmery shades or blending out your creases. Halo (a peachy champagne), Sunbeam (a copper), and Apollo (a rich red) make up the metallic selection. You can find tips for experimenting with the red shadow here. Check out swatches below.
The Mini Sunset Palette’s shadows come in pans about the size of a nickel, making them a bit smaller than the ones in Natasha Denona’s other mini palettes known as the Eyeshadow Palette 5. The pigmentation of their formula is incredibly intense, so you’ll only need a little bit for high-impact looks. So don’t worry about hitting the pan after a couple uses because the pans are so tiny. Plus, the mini palette will be much easier to travel with. (I have been known to stuff the Sunset Palette in my toiletries bag, though.)
You’ll be able to shop the Natasha Denona Mini Sunset Palette for $25 starting March 8 on sephora.com. If you’re into more cool-toned shades, Natasha Denona is also dropping the limited-edition Tropic Palette the same day. The price hasn’t been announced yet, but I’m guessing it will be in the $129 range.
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If you were hoping for a larger collection of colors that more closely match the Sunset Palette’s and come in at an even more affordable price, I suggest checking out ColourPop’s Yes, Please Palette. It features 12 shades, including a bright yellow and multiple orange colors that are excellent dupes for the Sunset Palettes.
More mini palettes you’ll love:
- Kat Von D’s Metal Matte Mini Palette Is a Travel Version of This Beloved Palette
- Mini Huda Beauty Eye Shadow Palettes Are Here
- We Tried Pat McGrath Labs’ New Liquid Liner and Mini Eye Shadow Palettes
Now, see some red eye shadow tips in action:
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