Natasha Denona‘s Pastel 15-Pan Small Eyeshadow Palette is a limited-edition mid-sized pastel-hued palette. It was very workable and performed well for a pastel palette, but there were definitely some shades that fell short of the brand’s usual quality. In comparison to previous releases, I found the cream-powder finishes in the palette to be less cream-like, and thus not as dense/emollient, which some may prefer or find deal-breaking.
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Tulle (422CP) is a medium pink with a semi-matte finish and subtle warm undertones. The product had a cream-powder finish that picked up like a powder but settled more like a cream on my skin–more seamless. It had a lot of pigmentation and lasted for nine hours on me before starting to fade.
Illusion (423DC) is a light whitish-beige base with shifting pink-to-lavender shimmer. It had a pearl-like sheen rather than an intense metallic sheen. It had a moderately dense, smooth texture that blended well and was mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation. It lasted for nine hours before noticeably fading.
Mint Frost (170SM)
Mint Frost (170SM) is a medium-dark aqua with cool undertones and contrasting gold shimmer. Although the texture was slightly thicker than other shimmer shades, there was no fallout and the high-shine finish and full coverage remained. It lasted for eight hours before visibly fading.
Bora (424CP) is a semi-matte light-medium purple with warm, pink undertones. It had a cream-powder texture, which gave it more glide when touched, but it was a little powdery when I applied it with my brush. It’s best to use a denser brush and press the product on, then diffuse and blend it out. It lasted nine hours on my skin before starting to fade.
Dainty (425DCS) is a light-medium pink with neutral undertones, slightly warmer gulden shimmer, and faint sparkle for an intense, metallic finish. The eyeshadow was dense without being too thick, and the texture was smooth, lightly creamy, and richly pigmented. It lasted for nine hours before noticeably fading.
Brisk (426CM) is a light-medium aqua with a matte finish and cooler undertones. It had medium, buildable pigmentation and a soft, blendable texture that was slightly powdery and, due to its drier nature, was more prone to emphasizing skin texture. It lasted for eight hours before visibly fading.
Adriatic (427DC) is a slightly metallic, brighter medium-dark bluish-aqua with cool undertones and a subtle golden sheen. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation and a moderately dense, smooth texture that picked up evenly with a brush but needed to be pressed and pushed onto the skin to avoid fallout. It lasted nine hours on my skin before starting to fade.
Starlet (428DC) is a deep pinky-coral with warm undertones and a contrasting golden shimmer for a metallic finish. The texture was dense, smooth, and creamy without being overly emollient. The color payoff was opaque for nine hours before noticeably fading.
Bellini (429CM) is a light, peachy orange with a matte finish and moderate, warm undertones. The eyeshadow had a soft, lightly powdery texture that was soft, blendable, and not prone to fallout, as well as a rich color payoff. It lasted for eight and a half hours before visibly fading.
Bubble (430CP) is a semi-matte light periwinkle blue with strong, cool undertones. It had a cream-powder finish, so it was a little denser and had more slip, but it wasn’t as firm or as cream-like as some of the darker cream-powder shades we’d seen before, so there was some powderiness in practice. It had a semi-opaque, buildable coverage that lasted for nine hours on me before starting to fade.
Limoncello (169M) is a light-medium yellow with a metallic finish and moderate, warm undertones. Because of its smooth, lightly dense texture, it had rich pigmentation that adhered evenly to bare skin and blended out well. It lasted for nine hours before noticeably fading.
Duet (431CM) is a bright pinky-lavender base with a metallic finish and shifting blue-to-lavender shimmer. The texture was silky smooth, lightly creamy, and dense without being too thick, resulting in a one-layer color payoff. It lasted for eight hours before visibly fading.
Airy (432CM) is a pale sky blue with a matte finish and cooler undertones. The texture was soft, slightly powdery, and thinner than most of the brand’s matte eyeshadows these days, resulting in more semi-sheer color coverage with light fallout, though it was buildable. For best results, I recommend using it with a primer. It lasted seven hours on my skin before starting to fade.
Zest (433CP) is a matte-finish bright greenish-chartreuse with warm undertones. Because of the powdery consistency, there was some light fallout and a tendency for it to cling to skin texture (if dry). It provided mostly opaque color coverage that lasted for eight hours before noticeably fading.
Feather (434CM), a light-medium pinky-lavender with warm undertones and a matte finish, is a light-medium pinky-lavender with warm undertones and a matte finish. It had medium pigmentation that could be built up, but the texture was powdery and thin. It lasted for eight hours before visibly fading.