I hate to be one of those girls, but I am a picky person when it comes to… well, just about anything really. Right now I am going to talk about my picky-ness with eyeshadow palettes. If you know me at all then you know I travel a good amount. With the amount of time I spend on the road or in airplanes, I need small and multifunctional. Believe me when I say though, that just because a palette is small does NOT mean it has the functionality of a great traveling palette. In my mind, the perfect palette needs slim but durable packaging, a combination of QUALITY mattes and shimmers, and priced at an affordable price because you know mamas going to be buying an endless supply of them (since all of my favorites ALWAYS get discontinued).
I recently was watching a favorite Youtuber of mine, NikkieTutorials, and discovered a palette that accommodates all of my desires. At a low price of $23, The Nubian eyeshadow palette by Juvia’s Place gives me everything I need and want in a palette. Let’s dive in and I’ll explain to you why you NEED to add this palette to your collection and call it a day.
When yo0u receive the package from Juvia’s Place, the palette comes in a box identical to the outside of the palette itself. Once you open the box and take the palette out, you uncover sleek cardboard casing similar to that of KylieCosmetics Kyshadow or the Carli Bybel palette. Because it is cardboard, there is no mirror in this palette. Not a good or bad thing in my opinion as I am usually in front of a mirror anyways when applying makeup. Because there is no mirror, the palette is thin enough to fit nicely in a cosmetics bag or even inside a purse.
What is the PERFECT combination of eyeshadows? If you have an eyeshadow palette that NEEDS other eyeshadows with it to be used well, its not a good combination of shades. The problem I so often find with palettes, is I use one or two colors then resort to my ABH single shadows or another palette to finish the look. The perfect eyeshadow palette gives me multiple complete looks without the need of any other shadows. The Nubian does just that. It contains four transition matte colors and eight shimmers for a total of twelve shadows that come together to create a beautiful earth toned palette. Even though the palette is a bit warm toned, I would not shy away from it if you have fair skin. The shadows are neutral enough to compliment all complexions! The Nubian takes all of my favorite shadows from the Morphe 35O palette, makes the color payoff 10x better, and puts it in cuter more travel friendly packaging. I couldn’t be more in love.
The Nubian by Juvia’s Place is a palette I will keep reordering until they tell me it’s been discontinued. They currently have a limit of one palette per order due to the high demand but I intend on ordering at least two backups as I am close to hitting pan on a couple of my favorite shades. I support the fact the company is a small business and is also cruelty free. The only critique I have is it did take about 2-3 weeks to receive and it is likely due to the high demand of the product at the time but it was worth the wait. I highly suggest you get your hands on this palette ASAP!