With their smokin’ hot pinup girls and more recently, debonair Matt, theBalm has got to have some of the cutest, most entertainingly packaged products I have ever seen! Their palettes should make their way into every girl’s makeup collection as I find that it is almost like owning a piece of art.
I have to be honest, I got this palette in July of 2012 and have had these pictures sitting on Dropbox since then, but that’s not to say that this isn’t a fantastic palette. I originally had wanted Volume 1, but was sold of out them at the time so Volume 2 it was!
Price: $28.00 USD
Packaging: Thick cardboard like their other palettes with magnetic closures. This palette is composed of pictures taken from theBalm’s other products which is VERY cute.
Formula: The eye shadows/liners all had velvety smooth, pigmented formulas with the exception of Jinxsy Jasmyne which had a bit of fallout when swatched. In terms of colours, this isn’t the most everyday palette as having a metallic teal and purple thrown in the mix makes it more of a party palette. The lip and cheek colours are creamy, blendable and are certainly colours that would be perfect for any makeup look.
Final Verdict: I wish that there were more eye shadow/liner colours to make this more of an everyday palette, but then again, that’s what Nude’Tude is for! To be honest, you probably don’t NEED this palette as everything in here probably exists in some form in your makeup bag, but in terms of quality and packaging Balmbini Volume 2 is “Cosmetic aProofed”!