e.l.f. The New Classics || Swatch Stories #1

A new palette each month. New look inspo every week.

As a true makeup junkie, it is very easy to neglect makeup that I already own in favor of what’s new. This year, to get more use from my existing collection, I have decided to start a new series: Swatch Stories. Using one palette per month, I will do weekly posts of a different color combination.

I chose the e.l.f. The New Classics palette because since getting it in my e.l.f. haul, it has truly become a new favorite of mine. To me it is like the perfect blend of the ABH Soft Glam and Sultry palettes. It has everything you need for day and night, and performs well.


For the first swatch story, I went with four colors that can take you from day to night within themselves. Below the swatches is one of the soft everyday looks that I did with these colors.

Top to bottom: Glamour, Darling, Muse, Black Cherry
For this look I blended Darling into the crease and along the lower lash line, fluffed Glamour all over the lid, softly blended Black Cherry on the outer third of the lid, blended the two lid colors using an ultra-light hand with Muse. Then to finish I smudged Muse along the top lash line and outer portion of the bottom lashes. (Not the most flattering shot, I know. I forgot to take the picture until the tail end of my day 😩)

Have you guys tried the newer e.l.f. palettes?

💜Michelle Lisette


Previous Swatch Story features:

Juvia’s Place The Warrior #1, #2, #3, #4

Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance #1, #2, #3, #4, #5


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These e.l.f. palettes are sold on the e.l.f. site as well as Target. Get extra cash back at both places both online and in-store using  E-bates . Seriously, it’s really free money.


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*This post is not sponsored. There may be some referral or affiliate links. All thoughts will always be my 100% honest opinion. If I didn’t trust it, I definitely wouldn’t ask you to. *💜


Author: 💜Michelle Lisette

I love beauty, coffee and gaining new perspectives. Let’s chat.

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