NYX The Natural Shadow Palette

2.8

26 reviews

46% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$

INGREDIENTS



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Age: 25-29

Skin: Very Oily, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Blond, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Green

I am typically a big NYX fan. However this is one of their few duds. The colors are pretty in the pan but they do not apply that way. NYX The Natural Shadow Palette was DRY, sheer, and hard to work with. It wasn't one or two shades misbehaving, either. All of she shades equally sucked.

There are so many better (similarly priced) palettes out there now...skip this one if you haven't already.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.



Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

My favorite part of this palette is the peachy beige one, third from the left. It's matte, goes on nicely. It almost works just as an eye brightener. If I feel like I need something during the week I will often wear this and if makes me feel just a touch more dressed. I rarely wear eye shadow, and if I do it is, at most, 2 colors. I sometimes use 3 with the white shade below my brow and that dark shade as a smoky sort of eyeliner. The taupe shade is another one I like quite a bit. If you compare this to Urban Decay or Lorac you are probably going to be disappointed, but compared to Wet'n'Wild or Revlon shadows I've tried in the past year this one seems to work better for me. I guess it's my basic starter palette.

3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.


on

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Brunette, Other, Fine

Eyes: Blue

Overall these suck, and each color is terribly inconsistent.

White- if you don't use a primer it doesn't show up, it all falls off the brush and doesn't stick to the lid. With a primer it goes on super patchy and there's still a ton of fallout.

Shimmery White- The only word I can use to describe this one is "gross" it goes on patchy just as the other white, and it has big chunks of glitter that also applies really inconsistently.

Peachy beige- This is a little better than the first two. It's a lot smoother and a bit more pigmented. It still has a lot of fallout, I suggest you use it as a lid shade with your finger and then blend with a clean brush. It's mediocre at best.

Beige- exact same formula as the peachy one. Still not great.

Shimmery brown- The pigmetation is terrible, but I don't mind it as a super soft/sheer crease color.

Dark Brown- The blendablity really sucks with this one, so I definitely don't use it on my lids, but I've been using as my main brow product. It's really the only reason I haven't tossed the palette altogether. I hit pan on this one and once it's gone I'm throwing it out and will not repurchase.

Overall I don't suggest this. The colors would be nice if the formula was better. They need to get rid of the glittery white altogether because it's seriously gross.

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.


on

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Tan, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

AVOID THIS WASTE OF MONEY!!! One of the worst eye shadow palettes ever. Super chalky, not pigmented, and deceiving. I tried to apply the eye shadows and almost nothing appeared on my lids. Stay away from NYX palettes. I would expect more since the NYX single eyeshadows are amazing.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

Im still new to makeup so im unsure what to compare this to but from my experience i really love this palette. As long as you have a good primer this eye shadow doesnt fade, have fallout all over your face and its pretty pigmented.The only thing i can say about this is that its super powdery when you try to pick up the product and i feel a lot can go to waste if you dont try to pick up all the left over powder with your brush. Over all i really like this and i would suggest using semi decent brushes with this since it makes a huge difference when applying.


on

Age: 25-29

Skin: Combination, Fair, Warm

Hair: Brunette, Wavy, Fine

Eyes: Brown

picked this up today from cvs on a whim because if i have one skill in my life, it's that i'm great at wasting money. i've heard a lot of positive things about nyx eyeshadows and i'm in the market for a new neutral palette, so i figured why not!

i am so dumb!

the color payoff just isn't there. i just negatively reviewed a wnw neutral palette for the same issues, and it turns out that it actually performed better for cheaper than this nyx palette. each color is chalky and sheer, doesn't apply evenly, tugs really badly at the skin, and won't blend at all. (by the time you get it to blend in properly, assuming you haven't rubbed your eyelids raw, the color's just...gone. it's a sheer wash at that point.)

its big positive is that there's very little fallout, but if the end result is basically no color on your eyes, then not wearing eyeshadow at all also results in very little fallout.

i usually don't return cosmetics because i can almost always find a use for even the bad products, but i can't think of a single positive reason to keep this. back to cvs it goes.


on

Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Medium Brown, Warm

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Brown

this product is the reason i no longer buy makeup products on a whim. it was super cheap but the quality is .... extremely dissapointing. super chalky. barely any pigmentation on any of the colors except the darkest brown. priming my eyelids does not make any real difference with these eyeshadows. i love nyx but this is definitely not a good product. i really wish i had done some research before buying. :/


Age: 18 & Under

Skin: Combination, Medium, Neutral

Hair: Black, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Brown

The only eyeshadow I really ever do is a natural look (crazy colors do not flatter me), so when I saw this palette, I had to buy it. I got mine from Target for $8-something, and although that's more than I'd usually pay for powder that goes on my eyes (I'm an 18-year-old that's really cheap, okay?), I decided to splurge and try it out. The palette is packaged nicely for the price, and it has six colors/shades: a matte, fair skin tone; a glittery gold/champagne; an orange-y peach; a medium tan; a darker taupe; and an earth brown. If I have a few extra minutes, I'll use all six colors. But if I'm in a rush or feeling lazy, I'll just use the last three.

When I apply this shadow, I first prime my eyes, then use a normal shadow brush (not the applicator that comes with it) to apply it. The first color (fair) is noticeably lighter than my skin tone, so it's good for all over the lid, so I use that one first. (If you have naturally fair skin, though, this one might not do a whole lot.) Second, I usually take the fourth (medium tan) and apply that to the outer two-thirds of my lid. Then I take the third color (orange-y peach) and work it into my crease, followed by the fifth (darker taupe) that I also put in my crease. I then use the last shade (earth brown) and put it on the outer corners. If I want more of a smokey look, I'll work that one a little farther into my crease. But as an everyday look, I keep it pretty minimal. I usually don't use the glitter (because glitter doesn't look great on me), but when I do, I put it in my inner corners.

In general, all the colors are a little more on the chalky side, but priming my eyelids first helps them stay on all day. The last and darkest shade was more pigmented than I thought, though, so I use very little of it. The only one I'm not too crazy about is the glitter. Glitter isn't really my thing, and it's pretty flaky; even with primer, it doesn't tend to stay on. But if I'm just looking for the slightest shimmer, it can work in the inner corner or even the crease (if applied on top of the darker colors). The lightest shade works well for lightening any of the darker colors, and the two darkest colors really bring out my eyes if used in the crease/outer corner. Although these aren't the most pigmented shadows, the palette was $8.00, and for that price, it's a good palette. I'd definitely repurchase, and I'm actually going to buy the NYX Sex Bomb palette (same concept as this one but with different shades) for my prom makeup.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on

Age: 19-24

Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Warm

Hair: Black, Straight, Other

Eyes: Brown

SUPER disappointed in this product. I was expecting it to be a good dupe for the Urban Decay Naked palettes but it couldn't even match up to other drugstore eyeshadows. The shadows were chalky and I had to work really hard to get any color to pay off. It was a dusty mess and there was so much fallout it was impossible to work with. Just don't bother with this one.

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.


on

Age: 19-24

Skin: Sensitive, Fair-Medium, Neutral

Hair: Black, Curly, Coarse

Eyes: Brown

Natural = bare, no makeup. These are not the most pigmented shadows out there, but still can be beautiful. The thing is, these are " natural " shadows supposed to enhance your natural eyes. This pallet is not labeled "BAM!"
Your eyeshadow is not going to be
"Poppin" it's going to be sweet and au natural. I thinks it's lovely their soft and blendable. For me natural beauty is best so this is right up my alley. I paid 4.50 with my ulta rewards points so I'm not mad at that. I paid $11 bucks for maybelline the nudes and there on the hard side, not as blendable, and they are indeed lacking in pigmentation. Just because a shadow doesn't look obvious, doesn't mean your going to look ugly .




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