Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette Review + Swatches

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Now unbelievably I’ve never actually tried any Too Faced palettes so this is a new experience for me! Now in hindsight this may not have been the best first palette to buy as I’ve heard the chocolate bar palettes are absolutely exceptional and a heck of a lot more impressive than the Sweet Peach palette. Nonetheless, I bought it and gave it a whirl! Now for me, this palette is very hit and miss – there are some really beautiful shades and there are a few that are a bit meh.

Firstly, I like that there is a mixture of both matte and shimmer shades. My favourite matte shades in this palette are Puree (a medium brown with reddish tones) and also Charmed I’m Sure ( a slightly darker and deeper brown). Considering this is a ‘sweet peach’ palette, I actually found the peachier colours to be a lot more disappointing in this palette. The lighter matte shades like Peaches ‘N Cream and Georgia are almost non-existent. As pretty as they are in the palette, they have poor pigmentation and don’t really show up on the skin.

The lightest shade in this palette, White Peach is a very faint white matte shade which again doesn’t really show up too well on the skin. Within the palette there is also a couple of purple toned shades, the darkest being Delectable and Talk Derby To Me. They both have a slight shimmer to them and aren’t as bold and scary as they first appear in the palette. I do love purple shades and think they look really nice but it isn’t a colour that I am often drawn towards on a regular basis.

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[L-R] White Peach, Luscious, Just Peachy, Bless Her Heart, Tempting, Charmed I’m Sure

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[L-R] Nectar, Cobbler, Candied Peach, Bellini, Peach Pit, Delectable

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[L-R] Peaches ‘N Cream, Georgia, Caramelized, Puree, Summer Yum, Talk Derby To Me

As well as the purple toned shades, there are also a couple of unusual green shades within the palette. Bless Her Heart is a a light-medium olive colour with silvery flecks and a frosted finish to it. This is actually a really pretty colour and one I was slightly surprised to see in this palette. Alongside this is the much darker shade Tempting. Now this looks like a really deep forest green to me in the palette but it actually comes through as a dark brown/black shade with shimmer running through it. The really dark shimmer shades in this palette are actually nowhere near as shimmery as they look which for most people is probably a good thing as they do look quite daunting in the palette but are a lot more wearable than they appear.

For me the best thing about this palette are the lighter shimmer shades that really pop on application. There are some really lovely, wearable tones in this palette. My favourites have to be Cobbler (a pale rose-gold shimmer shade), Caramelized (a medium toned Bronze shade with a lovely frosted shimmer), Bellini (a peachy pink shade with a gold shimmer) and Peach Pit (a medium brown/almost brick red shade).

All in all, Too Faced have released a really pretty palette and I love the whole novelty of the Sweet Peach theme and the palette even smelling of peaches. There are a few let down shades in the palette, most notably the shades on both the lightest and darkest end of the spectrum which don’t really pack much of a punch. The in between shades, most notably the shimmer shades are absolutely gorgeous and will definitely be shades that I reach for on a more regular basis.

Do you own any Too Faced palettes? Which is your favourite? Have you tried the Sweet Peach palette?

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11 Comments

  1. November 4, 2016 / 6:17 pm

    I definitely want to buy this when it’s re-released! It’s beautiful and I love Too Faced eyeshadows xx

    Beautylymin

  2. November 5, 2016 / 7:51 pm

    I haven’t tried any palettes from Too Faced and this one is so pretty, I love the swatches of the lighter shades, they are so beautiful! x

    Yiota
    PinkDaisyLoves

  3. November 6, 2016 / 11:18 am

    too faced does such amazing eyeshadows. i use the chocolate bar palettes so much and i love how easy to blend they are.

  4. November 6, 2016 / 12:25 pm

    I’ve seen so many raves on this palette, it is a shame some of the colours were a bit iffy in terms of formula, i guess you get that with some palettes. I believe Huda Beauty’s palette isn’t all it’s cracked up to be too.

    Great review, refreshingly honest.

    Lima
    http://www.fashionicide.com
    xo

  5. November 6, 2016 / 12:49 pm

    Oh god this palette looks SO dreamy!! <3 I absolutely adore Too Faced products and this looks like the perfect palette with a good balance of matte / shimmer shades!

    Hayley xo
    http://www.frockmeimfamous.com

  6. Sally
    November 6, 2016 / 7:48 pm

    Shame to hear it’s a bit of a mix when it comes to formulation as normally Too Faced are so consistent. Love the look of Bellini though, looks like a really gorgeous unusual shade!

    The Makeup Directory

  7. November 11, 2016 / 4:28 am

    Sweet Peach was my second palette from TF and I’m planning to buy another one. I love this palette and it’s probably one of my favorite ones even there are a few shades I’m not happy with. The colors are gorgeous, pigmented and blendable. Totally don’t regret purchasing. 🙂

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