GOLD INFUSED MAKEUP?! TOO FACED CHOCOLATE GOLD BAR PALETTE REVIEW

GOLD INFUSED MAKEUP?! TOO FACED CHOCOLATE GOLD BAR PALETTE REVIEW

I’ll be honest and say that it’s been a while since I’ve been really excited about a Too Faced release. Over the past couple of years, I’ve not been too keen on the quality of their palettes. When I saw a sneak peek video of their new Chocolate Gold bar palette, I couldn’t help but want it.

Too Faced recently opened their first ever store and luckily for me it was in London! I wrote all about my time at the store here so be sure to check it out. Whilst on my shopping trip I decided to pick up quite a few products from their store.




Claims

The Too Faced Chocolate Gold palette is described as ‘a luxurious gold and cocoa powder-infused eye shadow palette that smells as good as it looks. Have a major metallic moment with foiled shadows that are created with real gold for an epic high-shine finish that’s paired with rich, seductive mattes for coffee to cocktails wear. All shadows feature a soft, velvety texture with full coverage payoff. The entire palette is infused with skin-loving cocoa powder for a decadent chocolate scent.’ 

This palette is part of a collection called Chocolate Gold, which comprises of a highlighter, bronzer, gold-infused lip gloss, glitter and of course this palette.

Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette

Details

The Chocolate Gold Bar palette is made up of 16 eyeshadows in total. True to Too Faced form, the palette is comprised of 14 0.03 Oz pans and 2 larger 0.06 Oz eyeshadows. The palette is made up of 4 matte shades, with the rest being metallic foiled shadows. Apparently each foiled shadow contains real gold (I’m not sure what the percentage is, but enough for them to make the claims!).

The packaging of this palette is quite different to the other Chocolate Bar palettes they’ve released. The outside of the new palette has more of a heavy plastic feel too it, whilst the other palettes are in a sturdy tin packaging. You also can’t miss the stunning gold detail on the outside. The clasp of the new packaging is a lock closing, whereas the older palettes have a magnetic closing. I also love that the new palette has a full size mirror, compared to the older palettes which have smaller mirror cut-outs. Apart from that the palettes are a similar size. Although the larger eyeshadow pans in the new palettes are 0.01 Oz smaller than the older palettes.

Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette packaging

Performance

I’ll say it from the start. I really enjoyed how these eyeshadows performed. They definitely have a new feeling to them, and seem to perform better than the Too Faced shadows I’m used to. My favourite formula is definitely the metallic foiled shadows. They are soft and buttery, and perform well with our without wetting. They are extremely pigmented and they give off a beautiful sparkle. As they are metallic and sparkly, they do have some fall out, so I’d recommend dampening the shadows to prevent this.

My favourite shadows in the palette are:

*Chocolate Gold (a pure gold metallic shadow)

*Holla For A Dolla (golden taupey brown with a metallic finish)

*Old Money (a metallic orange gold)

*Love & Cocoa (a metallic copper)

*Drippin’ Diamonds (a pure silver metallic)

*Classy & Sassy (a metallic peachy brown)

As you can see I’m loving all of the metallics! My favourite of the matte shades is Cocoa Truffle (a warm brown), as it works well as a subtle transition shade for me. I also enjoy using Decadent, which is a pigmented black shadow.

Too Faced Chocolate Bar Palette swatches

I’ll definitely give these a massive thumbs up and will definitely recommend it as an option. This is a sweet smelling palette – more like a vanilla chocolate scent. The palette is also sweet tasting too (although I don’t recommend you doing so!). Also it’s nearly Christmas so it’s the perfect time of year to place this on your wishlist!

The limited edition Chocolate Gold Bar Palette retails for £39 and can be found here online or instore in the new Too Faced Carnaby Street store.

Have you tried this out yet? What are your thoughts?

Speak soon,

Vicky x




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23 Comments

  1. December 10, 2017 / 9:30 am

    Oh wow, this does look like a beautiful collection. What amazing colours. I need this set in my life 🙂 I would want to try them all.

    • December 10, 2017 / 9:54 am

      It really is gorgeous! Thank you! X

  2. December 10, 2017 / 3:53 pm

    Oh this looks fantastic. Great colours for over Christmas too

    • December 10, 2017 / 5:30 pm

      Definitely great for Christmas! 🙂

    • December 22, 2017 / 8:21 am

      Definitely!

  3. December 10, 2017 / 5:01 pm

    Oh they are amazing and so different. I’d love to be able to play around with them! Love that there are more and more pallets coming out too in recent times !

    • December 10, 2017 / 5:31 pm

      There are so many new palettes! Got my eye on quite a few of them! 🙂

  4. Onyema
    December 10, 2017 / 6:50 pm

    They’re really lovely vibrant colours, really want to buy it. I miss you On YouTube, will you be returning anytime soon?

    • December 11, 2017 / 10:24 am

      Thank you hun! I’ve had to have a break due to wedding prep and getting ready to move. I’ve packed up my set up for filming and beauty stuff too. Hopefully I’ll be back next year once things are more settled. X

  5. December 10, 2017 / 9:52 pm

    What a fab stocking filler idea – such lovely metallic shades!

    • December 11, 2017 / 10:26 am

      I definitely wouldn’t mind seeing this in my stocking lol! Thank you x

  6. December 11, 2017 / 7:24 am

    Such beautiful colours! I’d love it if this appeared in my Christmas sock this year. 🙂

    • December 11, 2017 / 10:26 am

      I think many would! Thank you x

  7. December 11, 2017 / 9:30 am

    Oh those colours!! Some are a bit out there for me but the festive season is the perfect time to step out of our comfort zone a little bit!

    • December 11, 2017 / 10:27 am

      It definitely is! X

  8. December 11, 2017 / 9:37 am

    I love the colours on this they are so vibrant. Despite loving too faced I don’t actually own any palettes from them x

    • December 11, 2017 / 10:28 am

      I think it’s great they now have a store so you can try them out first! They have a couple of good ones in their newer releases x

  9. December 11, 2017 / 6:44 pm

    I’m new to Too Faced since discovering it in Sephora in America and do like their palettes. However, I won’t be buying this as the eye shadows are a little too metallic for me. But still a great looking palette!

    • December 12, 2017 / 5:59 pm

      Thanks hun!

  10. December 11, 2017 / 7:15 pm

    I love too faced products so much, the quality is always really good. This platter looks fab, the colours are stunning, I think I’ll have to add this to my wish list.

    • December 13, 2017 / 5:19 pm

      Good thing Christmas is coming! Thanks hun x

  11. December 12, 2017 / 11:08 am

    I am yet to try this palette. The shades look so amazing. I will look out for it. Fab review x

    • December 12, 2017 / 5:58 pm

      Thank you!

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