The palette that can’t stay in stock | ColourPop Yes Please Palette Review and Swatches

If you’ve been following my blog for a while you’ll know my love obsession with ColourPop. Their affordable yet amazing quality products that are so on point and keep me wanting more every time.

This is despite the fact they’re only online in the US and the customs charges to the UK (or even the Bahamas where I am now) are extortionate compared to the price you pay for the makeup.

The hype around their new releases is too much for me to resist and every time I see myself placing an order.

The Yes Please palette was so incredibly sought after it went out of stock in 10 minutes every time it came back into stock.

I missed it in the first batch, but luckily got one in the second and I was so excited to get it in the post when I knew I had made the order ok.

It’s now back in stock this morning so if you aren’t convinced, read my review and then go go go!

ColourPop Yes Please Palette

PACKAGING

First up, the packaging is white cardboard square box with a flip up lid which is a smudge disaster waiting to happen!

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The lid has CUTE AF written across it in bright white 3D lettering outlined in bright yellow (not sure why, given that the palette is called Yes Please!).

The palette is housed in a neon yellow box with YES PLEASE in red inside a speech bubble. Very eye catching packaging!

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SHADES

It contains a mixture of warm toned oranges, reds and bronze as well as browns, pinks and yellows all shared between matte and shimmer shades. Each shade has a name which corresponds with the circles on the back of the palette.

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Full-Zip: matte warm ivory
Big Cocktails: matte orange
Champs: matte pale peachy nude
Bling: metallic rust
Louie: metallic duochrome red with a gold flip
Butter Cake: metallic pale yellow gold
Spoiled: matte brick red
Gno: matte burnt orange
Mischief: matte warm yellow
Note to Self: matte warm caramel
Chauffeur: metallic duochrome bright orange with a gold flip
French Kiss: matte deep red brown

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APPLICATION

As with most ColourPop products, the shades blend beautifully. The mattes aren’t chalky and pack a punch colour wise, although need a couple of swipes for good pay off. The shimmers are buttery with intense pigment. All shades blend well on the eyes and any intense colours can be blended out with a clean brush.

WEAR

Even a sweaty evening can’t stop these shades staying put. At the end of the night the shades are still as vibrant as when you applied them. I need not say anymore.

So far I’ve stuck with the reds, browns and bronze but I’m dying to try the orange and the yellow but I’m not too sure I’m a yellow shadow gal!

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PRICE

The palette costs $16 for 12 shades each at 0.85g (0.03oz). That’s $1.30 per shade. The usual ColourPop single shadows are 1.5g (0.053oz) and $4 each so you’re getting a good deal per shadow in the palette.

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If you live in the UK, you will get customs fees on any order over £15 and any order under $50 attracts a delivery fee from CP. So either way whether you get the customs charge or delivery fee you’re paying either way. UK customs charges differ between £16-26 which includes a mandatory £8 handling fee.

OVERALL

ColourPop drag me in every time so call me bias, it’s always worth the customs fees in my opinion. They smashed it out the park with this palette and I don’t regret it one bit.

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9 Comments

  1. September 22, 2017 / 12:15 pm

    I’m reviewing this palette today, too! The colors are very warm and when I got it, I didn’t think I’d like it (that yellow shade!). But, the colors are so pigmented and stay on well and I’ve made a few pretty looks with it. Have you though of purchasing the She palette? I think I want that one next.

  2. September 22, 2017 / 2:25 pm

    I really want to try Colourpop but I’m not up for paying the customs fees. I really hope they launch the brand in the UK soon. I think they’d do really well over here.

    http://www.loubeeloublogs.blogspot.co.uk

  3. luxblush
    September 22, 2017 / 4:06 pm

    I have seen this palette everywhere and it looks beautiful! The swatches look so good and really pigmented xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

  4. September 23, 2017 / 12:32 am

    I am so tempted to get this! I love the shades and it is such a great price but I keep going back and forth on it.

    • Sophie in Wonderland xo
      September 26, 2017 / 1:18 am

      Do it do it it’s lush!

  5. September 24, 2017 / 3:25 pm

    This palette is stunning! I love all of the shades in here! X

    Kate// itskaterose.com

    • Sophie in Wonderland xo
      September 26, 2017 / 1:18 am

      Isn’t it just beautiful! Thanks for reading lovely! xo

  6. October 5, 2017 / 3:04 pm

    I’m completely obsessed with eye shadows! But I’ve never tried any Colourpop products before. Now I need to, because I love everything about this product. The packaging and the shades are just gorgeous!

    Charlotte
    ceelavieblog.wordpress.com
    xo

    • Sophie in Wonderland xo
      October 10, 2017 / 2:11 am

      Definitely try it when they do free shipping and get a good deal to avoid customs charges! I am obsessed with Colourpop! xo

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