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Day 25 – GLOSSYBOX ADVENT-URES – Iconic London Day To Slay Eyeshadow Palette

Happy Christmas everyone! My Christmas Day has started really well. My Glossybox Advent Calendar has revealed a showstopper. It’s an Iconic London eyeshadow palette! Wow! And it’s a stunner. These shades are my typical go-to colours. Warm-toned peaches, pinks and nudes. I find they really compliment my green eyes. I am so happy with the finale and it certainly makes up for all the items which I’ve not been able to use which will be going into a future giveaway. I have never used or tried any Iconic London products, but I know they are hightly rated, especially the ‘Prep-Set-Glow Spray’. I am so beyond happy to have this in my life! Well done Glossybox, you’ve surpassed yourselves!

Iconic London Day To Slay Eyeshadow Palette

Iconic London Day To Slay Eyeshadow Palette
Watch my video with close-ups of the Day to Slay Eyeshadow Palette

Glossybox description: Featuring 20 mate, shimmery and glittery shades, this eyeshadow palette allows you to create endless looks for both the day and night. Build and blend the shades together to create a soft, smokey design, or use a wet brush to create an intense metallic effect.
RRP / £45.00

Box description: Create endless, beautiful looks with these 20 highly pigmented pink, peach, bronze and gold shades. These velvety soft powders include a mixture of mattes, shimmers and glitters for flawless day to night looks.

Iconic London website description: Create endless, beautiful looks with these 20 highly pigmented shades. These velvety soft powders include a mixture of mattes, shimmers and glitters for flawless day to night looks. 

So many of our Baes got in touch wanting us to create an eye shadow palette – so squad, this one’s for you! Made up of 20 of the most unbelievably beautiful shimmers, mattes and glitters, you’ll be spoilt for choice when picking which to use. Our Ultimate Day To Slay Palette can be used with a wet brush to create a super-metallic, next level finish. High quality, crease proof, buildable and blend-able… what more do you want!?

(20 X 1.5g)

First Impressions: Now I’m not going to swatch this right now, as I’m going to feature this palette in a YouTube Video. But I will be sure to update you when I do. I will list the shades (from top to bottom and L-R) and attempt to describe them for you (I can’t tell the difference between shimmers and glitters in the pan at this stage, so I will just describe them as shimmers for now!):

  • In the nude: a light peach matte
  • Champagne Chic: a light copper shimmer
  • 24K gold: an orange/gold shimmer
  • Deep soul: a warm, dark chocolate brown matte
  • VIP vibes: a peach/bronze shimmer
  • Copper me fancy: a copper shimmer
  • Ultimate tan: a mid-toned tan/peach matte
  • Closing party: a bronze/pink shimmer
  • Bronze BAE: a bronze/copper shimmer
  • Taupe d’taupe: a milk chocolate brown matte
  • Merlot Mondays: a muted mid-toned pink matte
  • Velvet crush: a dark brown/brown shimmer
  • Peaches & dreams: a mid-toned peach matte
  • Peach fizz: a champagne/peach shimmer
  • Bellini: a dark peach matte
  • Rags to riches: a peach shimmer
  • Icon: a champagne shimmer
  • Marshmallow: a very light peach matte
  • Wonderland: a pink/peach shimmer
  • Girl boss: a pink/brown shimmer

The packaging itself is foil-wrapped cardboard which is actually quite deep (¾ inch), and it contains a large, square mirror. It has a magnetic closure and an acetate sheet to help protect the shadows. The packaging design is a simple champagne gold metallic with embossed Iconic London logo.

After a little bit of research, I can see this palette isn’t new. There are some YouTube reviews going back for some three years. Although, I’ve never heard of it, so it feels new to me. So I will feature close-ups of the shadows in another ‘New to me’ eyeshadow palette video coming soon!


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