Are You Better Than Sex or Too Faced?

Sweet Peach Pallet.

The first time I saw this pallet was in Sephora in Nice France this August, and I knew I wanted it. Unfortunately, I didn’t have enough euros with me at the time to spare on this pallet. When I got back to the UK, I forgot all about it and it wasn’t until I saw that Debenhams sold Too Faced products that I remembered how much I had fallen in love with the sweet peach collection. I made an order right away for the ‘Sweet peach’ pallet (£35.10) and the ‘Better than Sex’ Mascara (£19.00).

The Too Faced Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette comes in a small, cute pencil box-like tin with a little cartoon peach on the front. As you may know if you are a Too Faced fan, they have many chocolate inspired items from the last few collections-with different chocolatey aromas. The peach pallet, as you may have already guessed has a hypnotically peachy aroma to it that you can smell even when the tin is closed. With the success of the Sweet Peach Eyeshadow Palette in the US and now in the UK, I have no doubts that Too Faced will continue to release fragrance “themed” eyeshadow palettesI am rather excited to see what comes next. 

The Smell once applied to your eyelids does not linger, slightly disappointing but I got over it. With my incredibly pale complexion, the colours on the Sweet Peach pallet really did my face justice. There really aren’t that many peach shades in this palette, there’s about four or five and the rest are a mix of pinks, browns and oddly enough a few purples and even a gold/ green. It’s a very weird range of shades but they seemed to work lovely on my skin, and the pinks and browns blended well together and made my eyes pop. To be honest I haven’t used many of the darker shades yet as I have tried to focus on the peach and pink ones that make the pallet what it is.

My top three colours are:

1) Peaches ‘N Cream – A soft very light peachy colour, a great one to start with! 
2) Georgia – A slightly darker shade that’s almost pink that really adds more colour than it looks like it should. 
3) Belini – A pink sparkly shade that just adds some depth to the edges of my eyes and makes them pop.

I do think £35.10 is expensive for eyeshadow but I tend to get a lot of use out of my pallets and this is now one of my new favourites. This Pallet is high quality and I think it’s going to last me a while. I would recommend it as an easy to use, everyday addition to my makeup collection.  

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 Is It Really Better Than Sex? 

I have a hit and miss relationship with this mascara. I did not read very good reviews of it but I just couldn’t help myself and wanted to try it out for myself, I mean, wouldn’t you? It’s called ‘better than sex,’ it opens the mind to many misconceptions of what to expect. However, I am going to bring that thought plummeting down to earth as I was mostly disappointed with it.

The good points are, it made my lashes look full and long and it was easy to push them back without an eyelash curler because it took rather longer than expected to dry.

The bad things about this mascara are, firstly, it clumps! This does not make it easy to apply, as it takes a long time to dry and it also tends to smudge rather easily. I find myself applying this mascara at a snail’s pace to make sure I don’t ruin it. It’s no good when you’re in a rush to get out of the door.

In conclusion, I do like the mascara but I don’t think it is worth the price at £19.00. I could have bought a much cheaper high street brand that would have been easier to apply. Its definitely not ‘better than sex’ in my opinion.

Another little thing to add about Too Faced products is they are all totally crueltyfree.

 

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One thought on “Are You Better Than Sex or Too Faced?

  1. I used to love Better Than Sex! I just reviewed its PERFECT dupe on my blog, and in a lot of ways its better than the real thing. If Better Than Sex was hit/miss for you, you should pick up its dupe! It doesn’t clump, either.

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