TARTE Be A Mermaid shell palette

Tarte’s Be A Mermaid & Make Waves limited-edition palette is absolutely enchanting! This may already be hard to find anywhere, but I thought you would enjoy taking a look:

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First, can I just say that the palette is so beautiful! The back and the front of it look exactly the same, with a blue/green iridescent, ‘quilted,’ faux leather covering. It isn’t puffy, but has a softer touch and bows out (like an actual shell) a little in the middle. The gold rim has a snap-closure and the lid includes a full size mirror. The above pix show the way the light picks up different shades of turquoise and aqua.

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Within, there are 14 matte and metallic eye shades. Each contains tarte’s famous Amazonian Clay for creaseless, fade-proof wear.

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And, hopefully you can see from this photo, tarte also printed “99% mermaid” on the inside mirror—So cute!

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Most of these eyeshadows are frosty. There are three matte colors that work great as crease colors (shore thing, sandbar & shipwreck), and one duo-chrome type shade (bubbles) that is actually a combo of blue/green with a burgundy shift. I typically use either shipwreck or lagoon for a lash liner, but layering with these colors will give you endless options.

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I find that these go on truer to the way they look in the palette when used with a primer. Here are a couple of application ideas:

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As the majority of these are metallic shades, that do generally tend to have a bit more fallout than other finishes, I wear these with a setting spray too!

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I took a ton of pix to show you the range of colors in this palette. Let me know if you have this palette and if you are loving it.

I got mine at Ulta, but their site says they are currently sold out, so you might be able to find some in-store still.

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xo,

Jen

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