I love a refillable eyeshadow and blush palette, they are great for travel, keeping your make up organised and can cut down on waste as you don’t have to throw away lot’s of plastic packaging but can just pop a new product in the palette.
I have been trying out a palette and some eyeshadows from Canadian brand Pure Anada. The brand was founded by Candace Grenier and has a large selection of mineral make up and natural skincare products. They offer two palette options a small and a large, the large has a viewing window and is very generous, but the small is perfect for travel.
Small Palette – (£7.50 Fits two blushes or a eight eyeshadows)
The palette has a magnetic closure and feels relatively sturdy, it is larger than a small Z-Palette and the size is perfect for carrying a few eyeshadows and a blush colour, so ideal for a weekend away. It is reasonably priced, especially for something that can be used again and again. There are a few other natural beauty brands offering refill make up such as Kjaer Weis and Zao and buying refills rather than full packaging can make things much more affordable. It also enables you to make your own custom palette, which I love.
Pure Anada Pressed Eyeshadow swatches – (£9 for each eyeshadow – 3 grams) From left to right – Sahara (Sheen), Clouded (Matte), Whisper (Shimmer) and Grape (Sheen).
These pressed eyeshadows are mineral oil and talc free and are also vegan. The eyeshadows have a good amount of pigment and are soft and blendable. I don’t do a lot of complicated eye looks, so for me these colours are perfect. The matte is a little less pigmented than the shimmers, which is usual, especially when you are talking about talc free products but works very well as a crease colour and for blending out other eyeshadows. My favourite colour is grape, which is a gorgeous deep warm plum which looks beautiful on green or hazel eyes.
You can shop Pure Anada in the UK at Live in the Light who stock a variety of natural beauty brands such as Anne-Marie Gianni and Orgaid. If you are looking to create your own palette then I highly recommend Pure Anada, the products are lovely quality.