I brought more makeup with me on my trip to Florida last month than I needed. I should have known better, especially since I was going to The Makeup Show Orlando!
Sure enough, among the many things that came home with me (self control is not defined in my world, apparently) was the beautiful, magnetic Ofra Pro Palette, which included 20 eyeshadows and two blushes. I don’t see the palette I received on the Ofra site, but there are several others. It was retailing for about $15 at the show, but that was the special show price. (See it in the middle there? All colorful and pretty?!):
Here’s a look at the product inside the magnetic, Z-Palette-type of case:
I did lots of looks with these shadows and blushes. But first check out my massive arm swatches, all without primer:
These are the round shadows, again, without primer:
And the blushes:
Wow that’s blurry. Sorry guys!
So first, I have to say that these eye shadows are velvety, well pigmented and easy to apply. I love the selection in the palette – bright and bold to neutral and work appropriate. They wore amazingly well, especially over Ofra’s Eye Primer (more on that in a different review!).
This palette is the perfect mix for travel. The shadow and blush pans are easily removable to create your custom palette if you have others and you want to mix and match.
Before I share my looks, I had to share that I noticed similarities between the Urban Decay 15th anniversary palette, and the Ofra Pro Palette…
I Googled the Ofra palette, just out of curiosity, and there are blogs and sites that are calling Ofra’s palette a dupe for Urban Decay. As I mentioned – the quality of Ofra’s shadows is amazingly good, so as far as formula, they are very comparable with Urban Decay.
Here are a few looks I did! I used glitter eyeliner with this first look, which doesn’t show up very well:
This next look was my favorite:
A copper neutral look:
I love the versatility of the shadows included in this palette, the quality of the product, and how easy they are to apply.
I would buy this, depending on what it sells for outside the show price. I’ve been impressed with the quality of the Ofra products I’ve tried; I’ve been using the brand’s foundation, too, and I’ve got a review coming on that soon.
What do you think of the colors in this palette? Overall, it may not look like fancy packaging, but it’s useful, and it’s quality!
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