Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait Review and Swatches

I have always been a sucker for makeup palettes and my latest addition to my ginormous collection is Pixi’s Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait.

Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait
Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait

The Nude Shade Wardrobe palette comes in Pixi’s signature cardboard packaging with a pull-out drawer. On the left of the palette sits 9 colors that range from creamy vanilla to deep cocoa for the cheeks. You can swirl your brush over all the colors for a soft, all-over glow or just use the bottom row for the cheeks and the left row to highlight. I also like that you get both shimmery and matte textures so you don’t get an effect that is flat.


Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait


As for the right side, we have 9 colors that can be used on the eyebrows, eyelid, crease, lashline and browbone. Again, the shadows come in different textures (shimmery and matte) and the combos you can create are endless.


Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette In Café Au Lait


Like most of Pixi’s products, these shadows and blushes go on smoothly and have decent pigmentation. If you prefer more intense colors, chances are you will find these sheer but if you can use a primer underneath, it will make them pop more.

Below is me wearing the Nude Shade Wardrobe:





A, B and C: to highlight the bridge of nose
C, D and E: on cheeks
F: all over the eyelid
G: smudged along lashline
H: to contour the jawline
I : to fill in eyebrows.

Overall Rating:

Pixi Nude Shade Wardrobe Eye & Cheek Palette is available at Target for $26.

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Phyllis Li is the Founder and Editor-in-chief of Makeup For Life, one of the top 50 beauty blogs that focuses on celebrity makeup breakdowns, product reviews, makeup tutorials and all things beauty. Having lived and traveled in North America, Europe and Asia, she was exposed to different techniques and products at an early age and hopes to put a global perspective towards beauty. Phyllis won the Best Content Award by Total Beauty in 2008 and has been featured in various publications and websites including ELLE, Glamour.com, Yahoo Shine!, AOL Stylelist, Nylon Korea, VOGUE China, Ming Pao Daily (Canada) and Shanghai Weekly. In 2010, she was appointed one of the nine Real Women Ambassadors in the United States to take part in the Latisse® Wishes Challenge, working with Hollywood celebrity Kathy Ireland and raised over $400,000 for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant wishes for approximately 54 children. In 2012, she teamed up with luxury skincare brand TATCHA and released a limited-edition 3-Piece Set of her favorite beauty products. Phyllis currently lives in Chicago, US. She is a regular contributor to Shanghai Daily's StyleHai Magazine and a member of the Glam Beauty Network.

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