I featured the Makeup Revolution Chocolate Elixir Palette alongside the W7 Delicious Eyeshadow Palette in a battle of dupes post to see which was the better palette, and it’s fair to say it was a landslide victory for Makeup Revolution. Makeup Revolution posts are always extremely popular but that post in particular has had such amazing feedback. I was asked a couple of times if I could feature the Makeup Revolution I Heart Makeup Chocolate Elixir Eyeshadow Palette on my blog in a standalone post without comparing it to anything else so I thought I’d do that for today’s post so you can see the swatches in all their glory.
The palette is only £8.99 and contains 21.96 grams of product with sixteen different powder eyeshadows which are 1.22 grams each except the two larger pans which are 2.44 grams each. Makeup Revolution are known for their ‘dupes’ where they create a budget friendly version of a well known, well loved product and the Makeup Revolution I Heart Makeup Chocolate Elixir Eyeshadow Palette is shade wise, a very obvious dupe of the Anastasia Beverly Hills Modern Renaissance Palette which is £42. The pans are not laid out in the same order as the Modern Renaissance Palette, and this palette does actually contain a couple of extra shades too as the Modern Renaissance Palette only contains 14 shades and this palette contains 16.
This palette has the Makeup Revolution I Heart Makeup dripping ‘chocolate bar’ design which they’ve used for a large number of their palettes. This particular palette has a matte, metallic rose gold dripping effect which does look very similar to the Makeup Revolution Chocolate Rose Gold Palette except this palette is a matte rose gold, whereas the Chocolate Rose Gold Palette is a shiny rose gold. I personally do really like the chocolate bar design for the packaging, but I do wish the raised chocolate design was a little smaller as they take up so much room within my makeup storage as I own them all so fingers crossed the packaging becomes less bulky in the future similarly to how Too Faced slim-lined their Chocolate Bar Palette packaging. Let’s get to the swatches….
Coconut – Off white matte cream.
Icing – Pale, muted warm toned brown matte.
Creme Brulee – Champagne shimmer.
Candy – Cool toned mauvey taupe.
Bubble Gum – Bright raspberry matte.
Sweet – Warm chocolate brown matte with burgundy shimmer particles.
Latte – Muted mustard with a matte finish.
Chestnut – Deep neutral toned brown matte.
Carrot Cake – Warm orangey brown matte.
Hot Tea – Warm toned light brown matte.
Sugar – Warm toned light gold shimmer.
Red Velvet – Reddy toned brown matte.
Pumpkin – Peachy toned brown matte.
Roasted – Light taupey brown matte.
Pink Icing – Bright pinky toned red matte.
Vanilla – Bright white shimmer.
I hope these swatches give you a better idea of the shades and finishes of each individual shade as I’ve been able to do them a lot bigger than I could for the comparison swatches of the Makeup Revolution Chocolate Elixir Vs W7 Delicious Palette post. As you can see the shades as a whole are extremely pigmented, especially Bubble Gum and Pink Icing which I find actually stain my eyelids if I don’t use a decent eyeshadow base underneath as they’re so packed with red/pink pigment. There aren’t any disappointing shades in my opinion, but Coconut and Icing do need building up, however they are both pale shades which is to be expected. I don’t find the shades to be particularly powdery (the W7 Delicious Palette is ridiculously powdery) and I really do think this is one of the better I Heart Makeup Palettes. I think this is an amazing dupe for the Modern Renaissance Palette especially as it’s only £8.99 which makes each shade only 56p which is incredible considering how pigmented and long-wearing the shades are.
I would love to know if you’ve tried the Makeup Revolution I Heart Makeup Chocolate Elixir Eyeshadow Palette?