1 Palette, 1 Look- Rimmel Brixton Brown

brown toned drugstore palette
So carrying on with my new series, today I have a palette from Rimmel. I'll be honest I bought this one because a youtuber mentioned it being a dupe for a Charlotte Tilbury Palette and I was like 'Hell YES!' It was kind of hard to get hold of, I think as its the only brown palette in the bunch from Rimmel in the 5 quad collection. Either way it took me a while to get it and it cost me €8.75.

drugstore neutral palette
The palette itself consists of 5 shades, 2 satin shades, one frosty shade, 1 matte and 1 glitter/satin shade. The palette is overall a very neautal toned palette however it does include a striking but very pretty burgundy shade, that some people will either love or hate. I personally love it.

swatches of rimmel brixton brown

As you can see from the pictures above the colours come out great once swatched on the hand however once blended they seem to go a little blah, the pigmentation fails and sometimes just turns to glitter. Which is a real shame. That striking burgundy is such a gorgeous shade swatched but on the eye it really lets it down. Even applied with a primer, I get the same result. However they are easy to apply and feel nice to work with but they do lack in the pigmentation department and staying power is a little disappointing aswell.
look created with rimmel brixton brown

I did in fact used all the shades to create the look and over applied that middle shade to try and get a dramatic look so it would show on camera, but I still don't think its great. Overall, I was disappointed with this palette, I would probably only recommend to makeup beginners or for people who want only a little of colour on the eyes. If you are looking for a palette for everyday, this may not be it. It lacks in pigmentation and the staying power is a little bit disappointing. 

Have you tried this palette or any others from the range? 

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