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Dupe the Vibe: Huda Beauty Pastel Mint Obsessions

dupe the vibe mint

Hey guys! I’ve been intrigued by the color story in the Huda Beauty Pastel Mint Obsessions palette because it’s not your typical monochromatic palette. Per Huda Beauty’s website, this palette contains “an unusual balance of warm and cool tones,…indulges your lids in soft mint and apple green mattes, pistachio, teal and icy aqua shimmers, a touch of honey bronze shimmer and a rich tan matte.”

I decided to dupe the vibe of this palette with shadows I already have. Plus I already had these colors in my collection and figured it would be kinda wasteful to buy a palette just to have these colors in one spot. So here we go.

huda mint
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huda mint swatches
Image source: hudabeauty.com

Note: the shadows that I picked below as dupes ARE NOT exact shade matches. Because I’m going for the same vibe, the shades are not all pastel.

dupe the vibe mint swatches
All swatches were done over the Milani Eyeshadow Base and applied with a synthetic flat concealer brush.
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Shade 1 – cool mint matte

My dupe: Sea Foam by Sydney Grace (single)

 

Shade 2 – soft mint shimmer

My dupe: Koro by Juvia’s Place in The Tribe palette

Shade 3 – soft mint matte

My dupe: 20-Pistachio by Viseart in Grande Pro Vol. 1 palette

dupe the vibe mint, soft matte

 

Shade 4 – pistachio shimmer swirl

My dupe: Centerfold by Nars in Skin Deep palette

Shade 5 – icy pink shimmer

My dupe: A Beauty Campaign by KKW Beauty (in The Artist & Muse palette)

Shade 6 – honey bronze shimmer

My dupe: Blushed by Sydney Grace (single)

 

Shade 7 – rich tan matte

My dupe: Glam King by KKW Beauty (in The Artist & Muse palette)

 

Shade 8 – teal shimmer

My dupe: Megalodon by Sydney Grace (single)

 

Shade 9 – teal matte

My dupe: 14-Teal by Viseart in Grande Pro Vol. 1 palette

 

2 Looks

So here are the looks I came up with using the shadows.

Shades used:

Shade Placement
Glam King TR
Teal CR/OV/LL
Megalodon ML
Pistachio IL
Sea Foam IC
Koro IC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Shade Placement
Glam King TR/CR/OV/LL
Blushed ML
Centerfold IL
A Beauty Campaign IC

 

 

 

So that was a lot of work and kinda fun. It’s not perfect but I’m glad I did it instead of buying a palette that I prob won’t realistically get a lot of use out of. I may be doing this again when I see a palette that catches my eye.

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