Studio Gear Holiday Palette review


press sample

Good afternoon! I hope your day so far is treating you right.

This afternoon, I have for you a review of the Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette. It comes  in this nice little sleeve:
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

Top of palette, instructions on creating a smoky eye:
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

The colors:
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

Everything swatched from lightest to darkest (blush on bottom). Flash:
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

No flash:
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

I followed the instructions almost exactly (I didn’t want to create too much of a smoky eye). I found the instructions easy to follow.
Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

Studio Gear Holiday makeup palette

I liked this palette – the colors went great together, and I think they’ll be nice to use on their own as well. The blush is really pigmented, so you definitely need a light hand with that. The eyeshadows seemed a bit powdery, so an eyelid primer was definitely needed. For pale-skinned people like me (holla!), the “glimmer” shade which SGC states you can use for a highlighter – no, you can’t. It will be too dark; perhaps on darker or tanner people that would be possible. Since I used a primer, the shadows stayed put all day long.

Studio Gear Cosmetics has graciously provided a 10% off code for you, my readers, off your entire order. Use the code “SGHOLIDAY” any time you please – it doesn’t expire! You can buy the Holiday palette at this link, and bonus, it’s on sale as of this writing. Plus, any order gets free shipping and free samples!

Have you ever tried Studio Gear Cosmetics – brushes or makeup? I’d love to hear your thoughts on this palette or your experience with SGC, in the comments!

*Product was provided to me by Studio Gear Cosmetics via BrandBacker for my honest review.*

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13 thoughts on “Studio Gear Holiday Palette review

    • I was a little out of my comfort zone since I didn’t apply eyeliner. haha! The best decision I ever made was buying a bunch of cheap e.l.f. brushes to try out different ways of applying eyeshadow. Give it a shot! 🙂

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