I have been talking about the Ciate X Olivia Palermo collection for quite a while now and I am happy to announce that my collection is complete and I have a quick review for you. The Smoky Suedes Palette was sold out in my local Superdrug. I have been waiting for them to re-stock in-stores which still hasn't happened. I also found it difficult to get hold of via Birchbox (I had points to spend).

The packaging compliments the other make-up in the Olivia Palermo line, it has a beautiful pebbled leather look with gold trim and a wide clear mirror. The names of the shades are not printed on the palette which is a shame, since I can't throw away the cardboard packaging. 

The palette is £35 - it is quite pricey, but I absolutely adore it, it is beautiful, pigmented and compact (a great size to travel with - I will take this with me when I go to Hong Kong this May). The palette contains a total of 9 shades and the reason why I was drawn to this palette more is because of the green (Verde) and the other compatible colour options that suit my skin tone and the looks I go for. Green is also my favourite colour, I still have yet to wear Verde (green) but all the other shades I have used almost daily.

The eyeshadows are extremely pigmented, creamy and easy to work with. If you are a fan of using a couple of shades together you are going to love this palette since the colours compliment each other. I can use up to 5 shades at a time, since I like a gradient look and well blended effect. I always use an eyeshadow primer before applying any eyeshadows since I have oily eyelids - the shadows stay on all day until I remove my make-up. (I currently use the Urban Decay's Primer Potion). This palette has all the shades you need to create a day to night look.

I hope you love this palette as much as I do! My other Ciate X Olivia Palermo post is available here.  What's your trusty palette at the moment?
Until next time!
Joyce x


  1. They are beautiful palettes!! 😍

  2. This was on my wish list for ages but eventually other palettes caught my eye too! It does look so beautiful though

    The Modern Audrey

  3. aaah this palette looks beautiful! do you know if this is still available?

  4. Yayy! Finally found a fellow British Asian blogger! :) I love Ciate and this palette is so pretty. I can totally relate with the oily eyelids though lol.

    Just followed you on bloglovin, please check my blog out too if you get the chance :)

  5. Such a nice palette! The colours are amazing! :D

  6. These are the most beautiful palettes. I love anything from this collection it's so luxurious and the packaging is gorgeous too! Loving the deep brown matte shade will definitely have to make a sneaky splurge on this :) xxxx


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