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Well Halloween is over which means it’s open season for all sorts of Christmas merriment so here’s a pretty little pressie today from Too Faced to get you in the present buying mood!

I loved Too Faced to begin with, they’re cruelty free, visually fun and have a great selection of  products at quite reasonable prices (I have a special love for their eye palettes). Apart from one stand in Liffey Valley Dublin, online is your only man with Too Faced but with the plethora of blog reviews and swatches out there on their latest products, I’m very happy to shop that way.

too faced jingle all the way palette open

Beauty Bay very kindly sent me this gorgeous little number from their upcoming Christmas collection and it’s all sorts of pretty. This is a small but perfectly formed palette that has a clear lid that flips open to reveal 9 festive shimmer/metallic shades, two base eyeshadows and a bronzer and bright pink blush.

too faced jingle all the way palette close up

To tempt you further, Too Faced have teamed up with Mary McDonald who’s big in the US (I had to google her) with her show Million Dollar Decorators to design a nifty IPhone 5 case that the palette fits very neatly inside of. Now unfortunately for me, my phone isn’t an IPhone or anything like it but I think the case is cute and will definitely appeal to a younger crowd. But back to the palette which is the star of the show.

too faced phone case jingle all the way

As it fits inside a phone case, this is essentially a travel palette which would very easily slip inside your handbag without any extra weight so it’s the perfect weekend away/downsized makeup bag addition. This does mean the eyeshadow sizes are quite teeny so you’ll just about fit your brush in them, but that’s the only issue.

All the shades on offer are pigmented, soft and in a beautiful range of shades with the brighter colours being the standouts. This is aimed at having a Christmas vibe and the shades reflect that but not in a way that will alienate a lot of girls with a whacky range of colours,  although it’s probably one step outside my comfort zone. I found all the eyeshadows very wearable though and I definitely see this palette being a huge winner with teenage beauty fanatics as it’s so cute and fashionable. The blusher and bronzer are a bit too bright and dare I saw young for me as I like a softer look, but again I could see a 16-18 year old falling in love with them.

All in all, I think this is a total winner for teenager makeup addicts and the IPhone case may just seal the deal. A great little pressie idea for girls who love a great quality brand but want a dose of fun thrown in for good measure!

The Jingle All the Way palette and the other products in the Too Faced Christmas collection will be available on BeautyBay here very soon if you fancy a gander.

So girls what’s your thoughts on this little doozy?

too faced jingle all the way swatches 1

too faced jingle all the way swatches 2

too faced jingle all the way swatches 3
too faced jingle all the way swatches 4

too faced jingle all the way palette eye look

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  • AgentSmyth

    This looks lovely! It would make a great gift, or even for myself! Love the look you created with it

    Claire | AgentSmyth

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Ah thanks Claire it’s a really cute palette!

  • Pink Elephant Blog

    Really love the colours in this pallet, very pretty! Love the purple and teal eye makeup you’ve done, it’s gorgeous! x

    http://pinkelephantbloggin.com/

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Thanks a mill agree the palette is very pretty!

  • http://polishedandprimed.com/ Stephanie Barry

    Gorgeous :) . Love the clear cover so all the pretty colours are on show. And the iPhone case idea is so clever! 2 gifts in 1 :O

    http://polishedandprimed.com/

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Exactly, who doesn’t love a multi-tasking gift:)

  • Katie Allen

    Some of those neutral shades look really pretty!

    katespitz.blogspot.com

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      They really are, love the golds and the matte neutrals!

  • http://glittersmitter5.blogspot.com/ Nida Moughal

    all the eyeshadow colors are beautiful I love the bronze but blusher looks weird to me =p a gorgeous kit to have.

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      The blusher is a very barbie pink which some girls will love but is prob a bit too pink for me personally!

  • Not_Just_Inside

    Little kits like this make perfect gifts

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Totally agree!

  • http://www.latinolook.com/ liss cope

    ohh love the purples and pinks in this palette so pretty! xxx

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      I know they’re very girly!

  • http://scribblewithliner.wordpress.com/ Siri Lovise Eliassen

    Sooo pretty! might have to get one as a pressie for a friend :p

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Yep would be a great pressie to give!

  • Nurse Fancy Pants

    This looks so pretty! So pigmented! Love the eyeshadow look you created. x

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Ah thanks missus it’s a lovely palette!

  • Beauty Angel

    What a lovely set, that’d make a really nice pressie!

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Definitely!!

  • http://olgreeneyes.blogspot.ie/ Emma

    Love the smokey purple eye! I must get out my purples and do something similar for my next night out! I’ve never tried anything from Too Faced before because they’re quite hard to find here, but some of these shades look gorgeous!

    Emma x

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      I love Too Faced their eyeshadows are always lovely!

  • http://kissandmakeupsbeautyblog.com/ Kiss & Make-up

    Woooooh that eye look is fantastic!!! :-D And the styling of the palette is pretty cool too.

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Ah thanks the styling of the palette is lovely, totally agree!

  • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

    It’s really cute!

  • http://www.fluffandfripperies.com/ Emma (Fluff and Fripperies)

    The swatches are gorgeous and I love the eye look you’ve created!

    • http://www.makeupmonster.ie/ Makeup Monster

      Ah thanks Emma!

  • http://myfacehatesme.wordpress.com/ Cora

    It’s super pretty, but I almost never wear brightly coloured eye shadows anymore, so it would be wasted on me. I think you’re right about it being perfect for teenagers though, i would have been all over that when I was 17!

  • http://www.vibrantbeautyblog.com/ Jennifer Monforton

    Ooh, I love this! Too Faced is such a fun brand and this palette is adorable. So many pretty, pigmented shades :)