Thursday, 10 November 2016

Too Faced Christmas In New York | Grande Hotel Cafe

Too Faced Christmas In New York | Grande Hotel Cafe

As soon as the ultimate girly brand Too Faced, announced their Christmas In New York holiday collection, my eyes lit up like a real life heart-eyed emoji. The whole collection is adorable, but the standout piece for me was the Grande Hotel Cafe; a set containing a trio of deliciously scented palettes, housed inside a pretty pink version of New York's iconic Plaza hotel, an ultimate christmassy location.

I know that limited edition palettes can sometimes lack in quality, and I was fully expecting these palettes to not quite be as amazing as the other permanent Too Faced items that I own and love. So I was pleasantly surprised at the quality of the Grand Hotel Cafe. Some shades are a little bit meh once applied to the lid, but the majority of it has great pigmentation and are super pretty shades. The bronzer and two blushes are stunning quality and the set also comes with a cute mini Better Than Sex mascara.

Too Faced Christmas In New York | Grande Hotel Cafe

Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Peppermint Mocha
Grande Hotel Cafe | Peppermint Mocha


Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Peppermint Mocha
Grande Hotel Cafe | Peppermint Mocha


Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Peppermint Mocha Swatches
Peppermint Mocha | Swatches

First up is Peppermint Mocha, a sweet but minty fresh scented palette consisting of pretty pinks and berry tones. The pigmentation with the eyeshadows in this one is not quite on par with the other two palettes, but pretty nonetheless and the blusher quality makes up for it. I love the Christmas Blend shade, a lovely shimmery taupe bronze and I've been obsessed with the Santa Baby blush, a gorgeous just pinched type of pink.

Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Eggnog Latte
Grande Hotel Cafe | Eggnog Latte

Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Eggnog Latte
Grande Hotel Cafe | Eggnog Latte

Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Eggnog Latte Swatches
Eggnog Latte | Swatches

I've never tried an actual Eggnog Latte, so I can't judge if the scent is true to the name but it smells sweet, warm and yummy! I'll admit I actually didn't think I would love this palette, but once I swatched it without the scary green colour I was wowed at how pretty the bronzey shades look together! Eggnog Latte is the prettiest pale gold colour, and Skinny Latte is perfect in the crease. 

Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Gingerbread Cookie
Grande Hotel Cafe | Gingerbread Cookie


Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Gingerbread Cookie
Grande Hotel Cafe | Gingerbread Cookie


Too Faced Grande Hotel Cafe | Gingerbread Cookie Swatches
Gingerbread Cookie | Swatches

Gingerbread Cookie is my favourite palette, although it has more of a chocolate scent rather than gingerbread but I ain't complaining. Of course I would be drawn to the shade Winter Dream, a sparkly lilac pink shade and Gingersnap which is an insanely beautiful rich golden shade, with a metallic frosty finish. It's gorgeous and is easily the best quality eyeshadow out of the lot. The Gingerbread bronzer has also become a go to, and now I want to check out the Too Faced Chocolate Soleil bronzer range..


Stand out shades in the whole set: Gingersnap, Eggnog Latte, Winter Dream, Skinny Latte, Santa Baby, Gingerbread, Iced Coffee, Cold Brew.


Have you purchased any of the Christmas In New York collection?


xoxo




21 comments :

  1. Gingerbread Cookie is stunning! Love these palettes, thanks for sharing xxx

    ALittleKiran | Bloglovin

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    1. It's so pretty! Aw no problem, glad you enjoyed my post! xo

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  2. Beautiful photos! It's all so gorgeous, I think Gingerbread Cookie is my favourite! Such a helpful post, especially including swatches :) xxx

    www.marblebeauty.wordpress.com

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  3. These palettes are gorgeous! :)

    Sophie | www.imsophiedee.blogspot.co.uk

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  4. I bought this a while ago and I really love them! I've been waiting until now to start using them again, they were putting me in the Christmas mood too early. I think Eggnog Latte is my favorite palette!

    www.beautyfromkatie.blogspot.com

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    1. Haha I know what you mean but it's better to use them now with Christmas looming not far off, than in January when it will be depressing to pull the festive palettes back out haha xo

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  6. SO pretty! And the swatches look great!

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  7. All of these look absolutely stunning, it's so hard to pick a favourite! Lovely post x

    http://luxuryblush.blogspot.co.uk/

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    1. It so is isn't it as they're all so beautiful! xo

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  8. My best friend has this set and it makes my heart melt. I'd love to try it out! Maybe I could ask for it for Christmas...

    Lizzie Bee // mysticthorn.com

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    1. Deffo pop it on your christmas wishlist if it's not sold out already! xo

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  9. Oh babe, this all looks so beautiful and amazing. I adore your blog so much! Thank you for sharing 💜💫✨

    With love, Alisha Valerie. x
    www.AlishaValerie.com || www.twitter.com/AlishaValerie

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    1. Aw thank you so so much lovely! Thanks for always reading and commenting :-) xo

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  10. I love the look of all of these palettes - they're so pretty! Beauty products like this really get me excited for Christmas :) xo

    P.S. Beautiful photo's!

    Char | www.charslittleblog.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. I've been using them so much recently and they totally put me in a festive mood haha! Thank you lovely! xo

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  11. These look so amazing, such a shame that some of the shades weren't the same on the lid but my goodness they look stunning! xx

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    1. They do look stunning don't they! Some of the shades are a little tricky to work with but I totally expected that from a limited edition palette, it's just too cute to pass up though ha! xo

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