Palette love: Lancome Monsieur Big Eyeshadow Palette

I always love trying out new eyeshadow palettes.

I get excited about a lot of makeup items, but eyeshadow palettes are different.  They feature numerous shades, different themes, and a variety of options to wear it. It’s not like a foundation or lipstick where once you try it you get a good idea of how it works, with a palette, there are infinite ways to wear it.

Lancome MONSIEUR BIG EYESHADOW PALETTE

Anyways, you can imagine my excitement when I got the new Lancome Monsieur Big Metallic & Matte Eyeshadow Palette, which is a huge heart-shaped palette that opens up to 12 eyeshadows. This Polly Pocket-esque palette features three different looks that you can put together or mix and match for a variety of different ways to wear it.

The shade range in here definitely leans more towards the romantic side, with lots of neutrals, pinks, and browns. I tend to gravitate towards those shades anyways, so I was excited to see a whole palette devoted to them.

Although Lancome split up the looks to make it easy for you (they also included notes of how to wear the colours), I tend to mix and match when I’ve used this palette and even layered some colours together. Since you get a variety of different finishes in here, it’s a nice versatile palette to have in your collection.

LANCOME MONSIEUR BIG EYESHADOW PALETTE

As for the quality of the shadows, they are are pigmented and have a long wearing power and won’t crease on you as you wear them. I’ve always been a fan of Lancome’s formula (I actually went to them for my grad makeup so many years ago), so I knew this palette would be hit.

I’m actually surprised that this came out now since the shade range and the fact that it’s a giant pink heart leans more towards a Valentine’s Day theme, but if you’re looking for a great date night palette, this would be a good one to pick up.

Swatches of Lancome MONSIEUR BIG EYESHADOW PALETTE

What shades do you like when you look for new palettes?

Please note, products sent by PR. All opinions are my own.

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