Charlotte Tilbury The Easy Smokey Eye Palette Review & Swatches

The Easy Smokey Eye

Charlotte Tilbury The Easy Smokey Eye Mini Eye Palette ($55.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a new, limited edition eyeshadow palette that is exclusive to Nordstrom (available now to cardholders, July 19th to the public).  All six shades performed well; the mattes were soft, velvety, and blendable, while the shimmers were lightly creamy (but not too dense or too thick!), which made all the shades easy to apply and work with.  They had nearly opaque to opaque pigmentation that lasted between eight and eight and a half hours.

It’s a warmer, more slimmed down take on the Stars in Your Eyes palette, which is a bit cooler-toned but has a similar matte formula (though the shimmers in Mini palette were smoother, creamier).  You can see a side-by-side comparison of the relevant shades between the two palettes here.

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Prime) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Prime) Eyeshadow

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Easy Smokey Day (Prime)

Easy Smokey Day (Prime) is a bright, peachy gold with warm undertones and a metallic finish. It had rich pigmentation in one pass, which adhered evenly and smoothly to my skin. The consistency was soft, lightly creamy, and denser without being heavy or too thick, so it picked up well on a brush and blended out easily. It lasted nicely for eight and a half hours on me before fading visibly.

Viseart Sugared (LE, ) is darker (95% similar).Colour Pop Watch Out (LE, $4.50) is warmer (95% similar).Tarte Vivacious (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).Charlotte Tilbury Power Eyes (Enhance) (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).Tarte Funny Girl (PiP, ) is less shimmery (90% similar).MAC Gilty Morsel (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).NARS Rio de la Plata (P, $22.00) is cooler (90% similar).Colour Pop Let Me Explain (P, $4.50) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar).Viseart Alexandre Trois (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar).Milani Bella Chiffon (28) (P, $4.49) is cooler (90% similar).

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Enhance) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Enhance) Eyeshadow

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Easy Smokey Day (Enhance)

Easy Smokey Day (Enhance) is a light, golden peach with warm undertones and a metallic finish. The texture was soft, a little dusty in the pan, but it adhered evenly to bare skin and blended out well along the edges. It had opaque pigmentation in a single layer, which wore well for eight hours on me before fading a bit.

MAC Primo Donna (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar).Devinah Cosmetics Nickel (PiP, $5.00) is less shimmery (90% similar).MAC Sun Speck (LE, $17.00) is less shimmery (90% similar).Colour Pop Sweet Dreams (PiP, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).Inglot J301 Pink Satin (LE, $10.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar).Tom Ford Beauty Solar Exposure #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar).Charlotte Tilbury Love Eyes (Enhance) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar).MAC Drop the Robe (PiP, $17.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar).Marc Jacobs Beauty Prim-O (P, $29.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar).PIXI Beauty Antique Rose (PiP, $20.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar).

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Smoke) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Day (Smoke) Eyeshadow

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Easy Smokey Day (Smoke)

Easy Smokey Day (Smoke) is a muted, medium brown with warmer undertones and a matte finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation with a soft, slightly dusty consistency that applied evenly and blended out easily. The texture wasn’t as velvety or as substantial compared to the other two mattes in the palette. It stayed on nicely for eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

Bad Habit Above It All (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (95% similar).Fenty Beauty Quicksand (PiP, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).Charlotte Tilbury Love Eyes (Smoke) (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).Zoeva MT070 (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar).Huda Beauty Coral #8 (PiP, ) is warmer (90% similar).Dose of Colors Oh So Sassy (PiP, ) is lighter (90% similar).Dose of Colors Loungy (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar).Melt Cosmetics Nip Slip (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar).Charlotte Tilbury Happy Eyes (Enhance) (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar).Viseart Peony (Rosé Edit) (PiP, ) is lighter (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Prime) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Prime) Eyeshadow

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Easy Smokey Date (Prime)

Easy Smokey Date (Prime) is a medium-dark copper with soft, warm undertones and a metallic finish. It had a smooth, lightly creamy consistency that was soft and yielding without being too thick. It applied well to bare skin and went on very evenly when applied with a dry brush, yet it retained its reflective finish. The pigmentation was opaque and lasted well for eight and a half hours on me.

Colour Pop BPM (P, $4.50) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).Colour Pop Pitter Patter (LE, $4.50) is cooler (90% similar).Devinah Cosmetics Gild (PiP, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).Pat McGrath Rose Venus (P, $25.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).Natasha Denona Atmosphere (120M) (PiP, $29.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar).Colour Pop In Axis (LE, $5.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar).Dior Shimmer Red Copper (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).Colour Pop Late Night (PiP, $4.50) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).Melt Cosmetics Bogart (PiP, ) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar).Marc Jacobs Beauty Copperazi (P, $28.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Enhance) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Enhance) Eyeshadow

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Easy Smokey Date (Enhance)

Easy Smokey Date (Enhance) is a muted, medium-dark coral with strong, warm undertones and a matte finish. The texture was smooth, velvety, and denser without being too thick or prone to powderiness. The eyeshadow had opaque color payoff that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out without difficulty along the edges. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me before I noticed any fading.

Colour Pop Amber (LE, $4.50) is warmer (95% similar).Sydney Grace Sunset (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar).Charlotte Tilbury Happy Eyes (Enhance) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar).Make Up For Ever Wealthy (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar).Natasha Denona Buff (222CM) (PiP, ) is cooler (90% similar).Urban Decay Daybreak (Beached) (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar).Colour Pop Feeling It (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar).Viseart Terracotta (Siren #5) (P, ) is warmer (90% similar).Colour Pop Revenge (LE, $4.50) is lighter (90% similar).Makeup Geek Bellini (LE, $6.00) is cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Smoke) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Smoke) Eyeshadow

Charlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Smoke) EyeshadowCharlotte Tilbury Easy Smokey Date (Smoke) Eyeshadow

Easy Smokey Date (Smoke)

Easy Smokey Date (Smoke) is a deep, muted copper-brown with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had opaque pigmentation with a smooth, velvety consistency that had good substance to it, so it was a “thicker” formula but still soft and blendable to the touch. It adhered well to bare skin, though it darkened slightly compared to the color as seen in the pan, and was easy to work with it. This shade stayed on well for eight and a half hours on me before fading visibly.

Pat McGrath Burning Desire (LE, $25.00) is warmer (95% similar).Makeup Geek Tan Lines (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar).Too Faced Pastry (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).Dose of Colors Deserted (PiP, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).Sephora Auburn (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar).Fenty Beauty Cumin Get It (PiP, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar).Sephora Mocha Latte (352) (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar).Urban Decay Nymeria (LE, $19.00) is lighter (90% similar).Tarte Van Gogh With It (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).Colour Pop Caramelo (LE, $4.50) is lighter, warmer (90% similar).

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