Ok so did I really need another palette?
Need is rather a strong word I think. I know I just bought a shedload (I said shed) of Anastasia palettes but I just couldn’t resist this when I saw it in a blog sale. I’ve seen the Stila In The Light palette a few times now on other blogs and I always mentally added it to my wish list – the colours just look so gorgeous! And with a mid range price tag of £25 it wasn’t quite cheap enough to ‘just buy’ on a whim, and I’d never really actually needed it so I never bought it. But then when I saw someone selling it ‘lightly used’ for £18 including postage, well I jumped at the chance and bought it straight away. I do like a bargain I do!
The In The Light palette is so pretty and so wearable. You’ve got ten neutral shades in there to play with, as well as an eyeliner, in a handy slimline palette.
There are a good mix of matte and shimmer shades included, with four mattes and six shimmers. I haven’t really got a bad word to say about these shades, the only one that didn’t stand up to the rest though is Bliss from the top row, this shade didn’t come out too well and seemed to be lacking in pigmentation compared to the rest. Matte shades such as Bliss are notoriously more powdery and less pigmented than shimmers, no matter what the brand. That said though, just look at the black! Ebony is a super rich, deep black, and it’s a matte, I’ve got no complaints there! The shimmers really are fantastic too, they’re super buttery soft and I had no problems with application or blending.
This is my first experience of Stila products and I’m really impressed, overall the shadows are really good quality with little to no fallout. I’ve also heard the Stila Magnificent Metals Foil Finish Eyeshadows are pretty good, so I might look at these next 🙂
I’d love to hear if you’d recommend any Stila products for me to try?
I hope you enjoyed my review xxx