Friday, December 9, 2011

Tarte Puttin' On The Glitz Limited-Edition Color Collection & Clutch

Let me start off by saying this collection is GORGEOUS  and well worth the money. It comes with 18 beautiful eye shadows, 1 Amazonian Clay 12 hour blush, 1 Amazonian Clay shimmering powder, 1 Park Ave. Princess  Amazonian Clay bronzer, a maracuja infused lipgloss AND a reusable purse with credit card slots that you snap the palettes into. I have been eyeing this collection for a while now and couldn't justify spending $48 on one collection when that can buy me a lot more from the drugstore. 
But after having a little extra money i bit the bullet and got this from ULTA and I am glad i did. 
The packaging is a silver faux reptile skin on the outside and beautiful royal purple on the inside that I think is becoming Tarte's signature color. I like the idea of the purse, but the execution is a little off. There's a mirror, credit card slots and an elastic band for your lipgloss. The two snaps are so you can put in one of your three palettes and take it on the go. The only problem is that it is so tight a fit I'm afraid that the cards would dig into the shadow, also, I never really take shadows out and about with me. Maybe I'll take a lipgloss, eyeliner,  blotting papers, but not eyeshadow. Anywho....
This is the maracuja-infused PureOptic lipgloss. Its made to be universal so that it can be paired up with any look you make from this collection. Its a beautiful dusty medium pink color. Like a "my lip color, but better" I love it, its gorgeous.
(Girl's Night Out)
This palette is for that dramatic, night on the town look. The shades are gorgeous, pigmented and leans towards purples and taupes. It comes with an Amazonian Clay highlighter and the two darkest shades are matte.

(Walk in the Park)
This palette gives you neutral shadows. The kind you'd wear during the day on the weekend, but might be a little too dark for work. It comes with the Park Ave Princess Amazonian Clay bronzer and has 3 matte shadow, a light, medium and dark brown. The light gold is a little gritty but beautiful. Its mostly brown shades with an emerald green.

Just like how the name of the palette sounds, this is perfect for work, 9-5. The colors are soft and subtle, perfect for daily use and work. it comes with and Amazonian Clay blush and has one matte shade. The shades are half brown toned and half purple toned, making this my favorite palette out of all 3.

I believe that this collection is a must buy. The shadows are gorgeous, pigmented and velvety. I can't believe it took me soooo long to try Tarte. 
Two thumbs up