Hi guys! Happy Monday and happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! Can you guys believe we are already halfway through January?? Time is really flying!
Hopefully you got a chance to check out my Everyday Glam pictorial featuring the BH Cosmetics x It’s My Raye Raye collaboration palette. If not, here’s the link.
Although it may seem a bit backwards, I wanted to give you guys a full face look with the palette before reviewing it, because I’ve found that the best way to review a product is to use it. So, now that I was able to really try it out and see how it performed, here are my full thoughts on it, along with swatches. From now on, when I review makeup products I will judge on packaging, color, and wear. So, let’s get started.
This collaboration between BH Cosmetics and YouTube beauty influencer, It’s My Raye Raye includes 15 eye shadows, 3 highlight shades and 3 contour shades. The palette contains a mirror.
Packaging: Since it is the first thing you see with a product, packaging is important. This product is set up a s a tri-fold. The mirror folds over the shadows, then the contours and highlights close over that. I think the package design is key here since there are multiple products within this palette because you don’t want them mixing. The compact design also makes this very easy to travel with. I think the packaging color is pretty— pink and rose gold (two of my favorite colors right now— and I really appreciate the mirror.
Color: This is another warm neutrals palette with mattes and shimmers. Some people may be tired of the color scheme, but this is the first— that I can think of—that contains other face products. The fact that the highlight colors coordinate with the shadow colors is perfect for giving you a cohesive makeup look.
Wear: All of the shadows, highlights and contour colors within this palette are highly pigmented. The shadows and highlight colors are very creamy. All three products blend well and wear all day. The contour and shadows last a bit longer than the highlight, I think, but they all will get you through a full day.
The only negative about this product is that the shadows can be slightly powdery, but it’s not a huge issue.
Overall, I think this is a REALLY great palette, but ESPECIALLY for the price ($22.50). As the first one I have tried from BH Cosmetics, I am impressed. If you are traveling light for a weekend getaway, or do not like to bring bunch of makeup on vacation, this palette is all you need. You can do day and night looks, full matte looks and bolder, more vibrant looks. I give this a solid 5 stars.
It is now available at Ulta, but I am actually so impressed that I will be giving one away to one of our followers (from one of our social media pages or the blog) along with the BH Cosmetics x It’s My Raye Raye brush set (and some other, yet to be announced, goodies) in our March giveaway contest. (Stay tuned for instructions on how to enter.)
Let me know in the comments if there are any other palettes you guys would like to be reviewed, or any makeup looks for which you want a tutorial.
Stay tuned and thanks for reading!