Lets Compare | Nars Loaded vs Jouer Essential Eyeshadow Palette

Lets Compare | Nars Loaded vs Jouer Essential Eyeshadow Palette

The first time I saw the Nars Loaded eyeshadow palette it reminded me a lot of the Jouer Essential palette, which side note many said reminded them of the Viseart Netural Mattes palette. However at the time I didn’t have the Jouer palette so I couldn’t do any swatches to compare.

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The Details | Birthdays Are Always A Good Excuse - Coloured Raine, Juvia's Place and Nars

The Details | Birthdays Are Always A Good Excuse - Coloured Raine, Juvia's Place and Nars

I made a few purchases near the end of February and a little into March, I'll use my birthday as a valid excuse, not that I need one but mentally it kinda makes me feel better.

Honestly I wasn't crazy in love with the Coloured Raine Cheers to the Beauty palette, I do really like their shadow formula though, and always enjoy when I use my Queen of Hearts palette. So when the Cheers to the Beauty palette went on sale, I thought that it was the perfect time to pick it up. Not wanting to get dinged with customs again, I sent it to my aunts house.

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Melanin and Swatch | Jouer Spring Time In Paris 

Melanin and Swatch | Jouer Spring Time In Paris 

I’ve had this palette for a while and haven’t played with it nearly enough. It reads to me as a neutral palette with pops of purple and deeper burgundy tones. Which isn’t generally what you see in a neutral palette with accent colours. So the shades in themselves are a bit different to the standard selections you typically find in palettes of this nature.

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Polish and Melanin | Pastels in Winter

Polish and Melanin | Pastels in Winter

The other day I as I was going home, I sat on the subway surrounded by a sea of black and grey when I saw this bright robins egg blue handbag. It  was such a contrast because everywhere you looked it seemed that all the colour had been leached out, so the sudden appearance of colour caught me by surprise. I loved it though, I felt that it instantly lifted my mood.

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