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Violet Voss Cool Vibes Eyeshadow Palette – Swatches & Looks

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Violet Voss released the Cool Vibes palette a few months ago but now that the weather is getting cooler where I am, I feel that it’s the perfect time to review it. Per Sephora, this palette “provides a modern lineup of cool-toned hues in a luxurious balance of finishes.” The site also states that “this flawless high-pigment shade range will help you achieve endless ice-cold smokey looks and soft washes of color for everyday wear.” Keep reading to see more info about the Cool Vibes palette including swatches and a couple of looks.

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Image source: shopvioletvoss.com

 

Price: $30

Mirror included: yes

Number of shades: 10 (5 mattes, 5 foils)

Total net weight: 1.12 oz/ 32 g

Tone: Cool-toned neutrals

Where to buy: ShopVioletVoss.com, Sephora

Additional info: Made in PRC. 24 months shelf life.

 

Violet Voss Cool Vibes Shades

On the back of the palette, it states that the flow was designed to use each row for a look. Per the packaging “each row contains a transition shade, lid shade, and crease shade.” Here are the shades and descriptions:

 

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Barely There: matte cool ivory
That’s Cool: foil warm taupe
Cold Shoulder: matte light taupe
Subzero: foil cool mauve tan
Coolest Brown: matte cool brown
Cool Side: foil antique bronze
Zero Chill: matte deep taupe
Too Cold: foil mauve taupe
Stone Cold: matte charcoal grey
Cool Vibes: foil plum gunmetal

 

Look #1

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Shade Placement
cold shoulder TR
zero chill CR/OV/LL
that’s cool OV/LL
cool side IC

 

Look #2

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The pink-purple around my eye is from the camera. It is not makeup although it’s kinda cute lol
Shade Placement
barely there & cold shoulder IL/ML
coolest brown CR
stone cold OV/LL
subzero ML/IC/LL
cool vibes LL

 

My Thoughts

Cool Vibes is my first palette from Violet Voss and makes me want to try more from the brand. I’ve had this palette a few months so I got a chance to really experience each shade. The mattes to be buildable, blendable, and smooth. They apply okay over bare skin but the smooth application came when I used an eye primer and set it lightly with powder. Using a primer by itself made it a little difficult to blend.

The shimmers were also smooth and subdued. They’re not the loudest or most shiniest shimmers but they look beautiful nonetheless. Also important to note that I did not experience any fallout with any of the shades, which is always a good thing for those who like to do their eyes after their base.

Overall I can recommend the Cool Vibes palette to anyone who loves neutral cool tones. The darkest shades performed well deepening my crease but those who have a deeper skin tone may have to pull up another palette for that purpose. It’s also a great palette for those who can’t wear bright colors for work. I mean, it’s another neutral palette but there’s enough variety in the shades to come up with different looks.

Do you have this palette? If so, how do you use it? Leave a comment below. Check out my previous eyeshadow palette review here.

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