I really have not been excited with a lot of beauty products that have been released as of late until I saw reviews and swatches of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette. It comes packaged with a pinky velvety exterior (same as the original Urban Decay Naked palette), not the standard cardboard like all her other palettes. I do see this palette getting dirty very quickly.
This palette contains 14 shades of neutral and berry tones. It has 3 metallic shades and 11 matte shades. There are 3 shades that you can buy individually – Warm Taupe, Buon Fresco and Burnt Orange. and the rest are unique to this palette. I think it’s a such a versatile palette.
The Modern Renaissance palette pays homage to period in the form of the names.
♥Tempera – Velvety beige with an ultra-matte finish
♥Golden Ochre – Earthy yellow with an ultra-matte finish
♥Vermeer – Iridescent shell with a metallic finish
♥Buon Fresco – Antique lavender with an ultra-matte finish
♥Antique Bronze – Metallic sable with a satin finish
♥Love Letter- Raspberry with an ultra-matte finish
♥Cyprus Umber- Dark coffee with an ultra-matte finish
♥Raw Sienna- neutral amber with an ultra-matte finish
♥Burnt Orange- deep orange with an ultra-matte finish
♥Venetian Red- Crimson with an ultra-matte finish
♥Primavera- shimmery gold dust with a metallic finish
♥Red Ochre- Sienna with an ultra-matte finish
♥Warm Taupe- Earthy gray with an ultra-matte finish
♥Realgar- Brick with an ultra-matte finish
The formula has improved in this palette, it is more buttery, smooth and really pigmented. You do experience a bit of fall out, that does not bother me to much. I own the Tamanna palette and you can tell the quality is just better over all.
This palette retails for $42.00 it is her most expensive palette to date. It is the only palette to that has been made permanent. I think that says a lot about the quality of this palette.
I swatched the shades on my bare arm using my finger with no primer . Keep in mind swatches on ones are different to that on your eyes. This is just to give you an idea on the swatches look.
I say pick this palette, it is worth every penny.
If you own it let me know how you feel about it