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Rom&nd Better Than Palette Review
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A few months ago, I set out on a nearly impossible mission - to find a cool toned kbeauty eyeshadow palette with some grays in it. Back in the 1990s, when I was just a kid, my mom mostly used gray and blue eyeshadows, and I guess I was feeling nostalgic. I combed through the entire Jolse eye makeup section and found one option. ONE!
Rom&nd Better Than Palette is available in 8 variations on Jolse; mine is 04 Dusty Fog Garden. The palettes include ten shades in matte and / or glittery finishes for a variety of looks. Dusty Fog Garden features winter-cool tones (but to me they still look a bit on the warm side, to be honest).
I’m far from being an eye shadow pro (or any makeup pro, for that matter). Most days, I only use browcara and mascara with a bit of translucent powder. However, lately I’ve been finding joy in playing with more elaborate makeup, especially when filming youtube videos, so I wanted to try more Rom&nd products since I already like all of their lip offerings
Better Than Pallette is well made and works for me. There’s minimal fallout and the colors are easy to layer and blend, even for an amateur like me. They might not be the most vivid / pigmented, but I gravitate toward a natural look as a general rule. The brand makes sure to point out that their palettes are more versatile in their brightness ranges than the competitors, but I am not sure I notice that much of a difference.
I have hooded eyes with oily lids and these shadows stay put very well. I rarely spend more than 5-6 hours with eye makeup on, and have no rolling or creasing during that time. Not sure how this would perform if I went clubbing all night, but I don’t really do that. I’m a boring homebody who just wants a warm bath and a good book on a Friday night.
Another win from Rom&nd. I love this brand and can’t wait to try more of their products.
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Rom&nd Better Than Palette ingredients: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Nylon-12, Magnesium Myristate, Propanediol, Mica (CI 77019), Methylpropanediol, Carmine (CI 75470), Silica, Magnesium Stearate, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Phenyl Trimethicone, Diisostearyl Malate, Water, Water [H - Mildy Wood] Mica (CI 77019), Sorbitan Olivate, Water [B - Rosy Glow] Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Water [H - Cool Bay] Talc, Water [E - Earthy Glam] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Polyglyceryl-2 Triisostearate, Diglyceryl Sebacate/Isopalmitate, Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Water [I - Mauve Silhouette] Talc, Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492) [B - Glaring Sun] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Water [G - Soft Dream] Talc, Polymethylsilsesquioxane, Food Yellow 3 (CI 15985), [F - Cotton Beige] Talc, [A - Dew Drop] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Water [J - Soft Black] Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), Water [G - Fog Hugging] Talc, Water [D - Purple Dust] Talc, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Polyurethane-11, Propylene Carbonate, Aluminum Distearate, Water [D - Burny Brown] Talc, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Iron Oxide Black (CI 77499), Water [I - Maroon Brown] Talc, Water [D - Shining Rose] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Hydrogenated Castor Oil Isostearate, Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Water [F - Shine Dew] Dimethicone, Water [F - Skin Bud] Talc, Water [F - Dry Grey] Talc, Water [B - Sparkling Petal] Polybutylene Terephthalate, [A - Glam Star] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Lauroyl Lysine, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985) [B - Pale Brie] Talc, Water [H - Mood Rose] Talc, Aluminum Hydroxide, Sunset Yellow FCF (CI 15985), Water [F - Champagne Flow] Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Acid Yellow 23 Aluminum Lake (CI 19140:1), Isododecane, Water [E - Chocolate Mud] Talc, Methicone, Glycerin, Water [C - Peony Blush] Talc, Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Polysorbate 20, Water [I - Soft Mauve] Talc, Phenoxyethanol, Pigment Red 57:1 (CI 15850:1), Ferric Ammonium Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Water [J - Deep Mahogany] Talc, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Water [G - Glory Ivory] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Water [B - Soft Beige] Talc, Ethylene/VA Copolymer, Boron Nitride, Ultramarines (CI 77007), Water [G - Bud Beige] Talc, Water [E - Purple Fantasy] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Water [E - Orchid Night] Talc, Ultramarines, Water [C - Glazed Gold] Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Acid Yellow 23 (CI 19140), Tocopherol [G - Shade Beige] Talc, Polybutylene Terephthalate, Maltodextrin, Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492) [D - Coral Day] Talc, Water [C - Sunshine Pink] Dimethicone, Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Water [J - Deep Brownie] Talc, Ethylene/Propylene Copolymer, Water [B - Skin Ash] Talc, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Water [H - Goldish Tear] Isododecane, Pentylene Glycol, Water [H - Dusty Grey] Talc, Water [D - Bubble Pink] Talc, Silver (CI 77820), Hydrogenated Polydecene, Water [J - Solid Brown] Talc, Acrylates Copolymer, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Water [H - Mellow Coral] Talc, Neopentyl Glycol Diethylhexanoate, Dimethiconol Stearate, Phytosteryl/Isostearyl/Cetyl/Stearyl/Behenyl Dimer Dilinoleate, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Methicone [F - Skin Beige] Talc, Water [E - Redish Soil] Talc, Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Ethylhexylglycerin, Dipentaerythrityl Hexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Isostearyl Neopentanoate, [A - Dazzle Honey] Dimethicone, Sorbitan Stearate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Water [I - Mood Brown] Talc, Water [E - Dusty Land] Talc, [A - Glitter Peak] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Isohexadecane, DipentaerythritylcHexahydroxystearate/Hexastearate/Hexarosinate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Manganese Violet (CI 77742), Water [H - Nudy Grey] Talc, Water [C - Shining Pampas] Dimethicone, Kaolin, Phenylpropyldimethylsiloxysilicate, Diphenylsiloxy Phenyl Trimethicone, Sorbitan Oleate, Potassium Sorbate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Water [C - Misty Ground] Mica (CI 77019), Carmine (CI 75470) [D - Cold Sparkle] Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Water [J - Sparkling Red] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Sorbitan Sesquiisostearate, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, [A - Icy Mist] Dimethicone, Water [E - Sunshine Shower] Mica (CI 77019), Iron Oxide Red (CI 77491), Isopropyl Palmitate, Hydrogenated Lecithin, Water [D - Brown Ground] Talc, Acid Yellow 23 Aluminum Lake(CI 19140:1), Hydrogenated Castor Oil Dimer Dilinoleate, Polypropylene, Carmine (CI 75470) [I - Rainbow Bubble] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Water [G - Sand Scent] Talc, Octyldodecanol, [A - Bright Fog] Talc, Triethylhexanoin, Yellow 6 Lake (CI 15985), Water [I - Taupe Brown] Talc, Dimethicone, Water [J - Evening Shade] Talc, Talc, Water [C - Rose Shadow] Talc, Water [J - Umber Wood] Talc, Hexyl Laurate, Polysorbate 80, Shorea Robusta Seed Butter, Water [G - Pink Pampas] Talc, Tartrazine (CI 19140), Red 7 (CI 15850:1), Isopropyl Titanium Triisostearate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polybutene, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Synthetic Wax, Water [I - Dusk Brown] Talc, Iron Oxide Yellow (CI 77492), Water [F - White Pebble] Talc, Red 30 (CI 73360), [A - Matte Sand] Talc, Water [B - Twinkle Pink] Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Water [C - Fairy Glitter] Polybutylene Terephthalate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Tricalcium Phosphate