The NudeTude palette has some very beautiful colors in it. This palette is TheBalms take on a neutral palette. The colors are silky and blendable. A couple of the colors I don’t really have a use for. I prefer matte and satin eyeshadows over shimmery, but it’s beautiful nonetheless. It comes with a tiny eyeshadow brush that I’m far too clumsy to use. However, it is a good quality brush. Again, TheBalms products are paraben and cruelty free and available worldwide. Another good palette to have in your makeup collection. A lot of women I speak to have either never heard of TheBalm or never tried any of their products. I highly recommend them to everyone! This palette retails for $36.00.
With that being said, I really only use 5 or 6 colors from this palette. Some of the colors do not look good on my skin tone. Check out my other reviews at needthatinmylife.com
Clearly in the minority here, but I don't love this palette. I don't even LIKE this palette. I was going through my makeup and decided finally to give this away (I've had it for ~3 years and used it 4x, once I only used the white for a skull look I was doing). I got it from Hautelook so I didn't pay full price.
The shadow quality is good, not terrible, but Mac and WnW are better IMO. it's the shade selection that really I think doesn't work for me. I'm pale (Mac matchmaster in 1.0 is my best match), warm leaning neutral, blue/green eyes. I think the colors that really don't suit me are sultry, seductive, and sophisticated. Those browns have a yellow ness to them that on my eyes translates as jaundice. Not sultry, seductive, or sophisticated. I don't care for the pinks either, stubborn and stand-offish, I get too albino bunny eye looking. I like selfish (nice taupey brown) and sexy (reddish brown), but I have others of those colors. Also the brush is crap IMO. I should add, I typically do not have jaundice/albino bunny eye problems, I wear Mythology/Woodwinked/Expensive Pink/Artifact PP/Indianwood PP (other colors that people have problems wearing) all over the lid and smudged under my lower lashline without any diseased eye issues. I also own Naked2 and greatly prefer that color selection and eyeshadow texture to Nude Tude.
This palette is going to friends or the shelter.
I wanted this palette for a couple years before I finally purchased it. It has a been a disappointment. The packaging is fairly sturdy and sleek but I don't care for the images of the girls - kind of tacky. I tried out the shades right away and I like the colors but I hate the formulation. I found it to be kind of chalky which is the same issue I have with the Urban Decay eyeshadows. MAC eyeshadows and Stila are so much smoother and have a lot less fallout. I would not repurchase. If you insist on purchasing it, don't pay full price!
I cannot wait for this palette to arrive in the mail! I bought this from Hautelook, 40% off so I paid $18 for it. From all the positive reviews on here, I am getting really excited. Will update as soon as I've tried it!
Ahhhhh! I love this sooooo much! The colours are sooooo good that I've even taken to wearing shadow in the day!!! I actually like the brush that comes with it too esp to flat line in the black or dark brown shadow for a softer look of the eyes than quite stark appearance of gel liners. Considering ive like a million brushes now and rarely use brushes that come with the products i buy thats quite something. didnt realy like the packaging at first because makeup makes me feel womanly and glam and the cutesy packaging didnt quite represent that(i really do hav some ocd issues re makeup packaging) but im dealing with it and i Love love love this!!! Ps has a great long mirror inside. Anything that comes with a mirror should get a lippie in its own right;)
I'm glad that I found this in Canada!!!
Price: $40 CAD
Sassy: satin white
Snobby: shimmery pale golden yellow
Stubborn: satin baby pink
Stand-offish: metallic light peachy pink
Selfish: metallic midtone grey
Sultry: matte medium warm brown
Sophisticated: dark greenish brown with copper/gold shimmers
Seductive: pearlescent medium dark neutral brown
Sexy: matte burgundy
Silly: dark ash brown with reddish sparkle
Serious: matte black
Sleek: matte blackened brown
Wear time: 6-8 without primer
The pricing for any TheBalm product is what I call 'middle end' because it's somewhere between drugstore and high-end. The shadows are so smooth and on par with MAC or NARS :) if you can find it, buy it!
I would not describe each color in details, as i'm sure there are other reviewers that have done so lengthily. But I would like to state how I love the pigmentation, the texture and the blendabiility. Each are supremely pigmented, and feels like butter. I do have not experienced fall out with these at all, even when i dont tap off the excess on my brush. And, the blendability? I dare say its better than Urban Decay Eyeshadows, I much prefer TheBalm's eyshadow's blendability over UD as it takes such little effort to get it to blend. I feel that this palette would suit those who wear, lid,crease and highlight color combo as oppose to those who wear the lid,crease combination. Although the mid tone color in this palette is decent, it is not as much as say UD N1 and N2, so if you wear mostly lid/crease combo-specifically mid-tone colors more, you will find this disappointing, but if you wear the lid/crease/highlight combo and smoky eyes, you will find that you can create day and night neutral looks with this, and even truly sultry smoky eyes. The packaging is flimsy , for a mid range palette, i would expect it to be better packaged as one drop can break em all. All in all, these are great shadows. They're awesome..
LIKE BUTTER! love this palette. I grabbed this during thebalm's 50% off sale and it was so worth it. I have the first naked palette from UD and a good bit of nude singles around here and there but...cmon half off? such a steal.
pigmentation is awesome, smooth, long lasting...just plain awesome. would I have gotten it at full price? probably not because I just didn't need to overindulge in another nude palette. again for half off, it was just too good to pass up. I love the shade "stand offish" - it does not come off frosty on my eyes - perfectly shimmery and brightens up any neutral eye I put together.
I thought it was really considerate of thebalm to have a "nice" version along with the "naughty" version. I know some girls who can't say NARS' orgasm blush without feeling like they've violated something. anyway, brownie points for thebalm for being considerate for those who are a bit more reserved.
Great selection of color and they seem to hold fine. I'm disappointed in the packaging though, it's cardboard and almost impossible to stay clean. I bought this at TheBalm 50% off sale, but at full price I would recommend Naked2 over this.
I liked how most colors were matte. They lasted a couple of hours without a primer. However, the Urban Decays that I own lasted longer.
I thought this palette was easier to work with than the Shady Lady palettes. The brush they included was serviceable. Even though the palette's made out of cardboard, it's fairly sturdy.