Lunasol Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette Review, Swatches and Photos

Earlier this month, I showed you the gorgeous Lunasol Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette in 05 Pink Beige Collection I got from Hong Kong in my Spring 2013 Beauty Favorites. Now you have the full review with swatches and more pics as promised!

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Before I start, here’s a little info for those who are not familiar with Spring 2013. It comes in Lunasol’s signature copperish compact and measures 3 inches by 2.4 inches. On the inside is a mirror on top and four eyeshadow pans along with two double-ended applicators on the bottom.

There are a total of 5 Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palettes available in the Spring collection and the one I picked up, 05 Pink Beige Collection, features the following colors:

Top left is a shimmery white gold. MAC Solar White is almost identical.
Top right is a shimmery champagne that reminds me of my favorite MAC Pollen Eyeshadow and a warm golden brown similar to MAC Woodwinked.
Bottom left is a shimmery peachy nude with gold overspray. MAC Say, Yeah is similar.
Bottom right is a shimmery chocolate brown with gold overspray.

Inspired by butterflies, the colors were all gorgeous and complemented each other perfectly. You can easily use them to a neutral eye that would work for the day or smoky it up for night.

What really blew me away though, was the quality. From my past experiences, most Japanese eyeshadows (and I have used TONS since the 90s), while super pretty to look at, tend to apply sheerer than American brands with lots of shimmer/glitter. The Lunasol shadows, however, were different. They glided on like butter with excellent color payoff and zero fallout despite the high shimmer.

The wear was also great! Even without my must-have NARS Pro-Prime Smudge Proof Eyeshadow Base underneath, the shadows held up very nicely without creasing or fading the whole day.

If only the palette was cheaper (I paid HK$440 which is roughly US$57 for it) and available in the US, I think I would have gotten all the colors!

Lunasol Pink Beige Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette

Swatch of Lunasol Pink Beige Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette
Wearing Lunasol Pink Beige Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette
Wearing Lunasol Vivid Clear Eyes Eyeshadow Palette in Pink Beige

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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,, 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.


  1. What a beautiful palette! This would be PERFECT for everyday. Too bad I can’t find it anywhere & it’s not sold in the US…

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