Although the outside is suitably lovely, it's the inside that charms the socks off of you.
|It comes with a crappy sponge applicator, of course.|
For some reason, I thought that it would be possible to use the palette without immediately ruining the design. My thinking on that matter is now seeming kind of foggy, as it took about thirty seconds to completely destroy the gorgeous carousel print, and that's including my picture-taking.
|Watch me ruin something beautiful.|
The shadows do swatch relatively nicely. They're richly pigmented and very smooth. However, I couldn't get over my deep sadness at having ruined the carousel pattern so quickly. You know how it's super satisfying to carve the first spoonful from a new jar of peanut butter? It felt like the exact opposite of that.
The Paul & Joe Edition Eye Color in La Belle Epoque retails on Asos for $28.85 for 0.17 oz, putting it at $169.71 per ounce. That's not absurdly priced for a duo, but it's definitely not discount makeup. If you're looking into purchasing one of these eyeshadows, I'd make extra certain that you really do love the colors you're buying, and that you're not just being seduced by the easily-ruined design.