There’s a Reason Why These $3 e.l.f. Eyeshadow Palettes are Going Viral on TikTok!
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If you (or your teen) have spent any time on TikTok lately, you may have heard of a new compact and super affordable eyeshadow palette that hit the market! The e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palette has taken the makeup world by storm, so we tested it out for ourselves!
If you don’t already know, e.l.f. makes cruelty-free, paraben-free, and vegan makeup. But you’re probably wondering, what else makes these little cuties so special?
They’re only $2.99! 😱
Yes, you read that right. Just under THREE DOLLARS for great makeup! I rarely wear eye shadow so when I discovered I could scoop up a beautiful new eyeshadow palette for almost nothing I was practically running to the store!
Plus, I’m already a big fan of e.l.f.’s liquid foundation and use it daily, so I had no doubt that these inexpensive eyeshadows would be great. 🙌 Except for one thing…
Since they’ve hit the market, they’ve gained so much popularity, they’re normally gone before you can even pick them up in the store. Thank goodness, they’re still online, so I was able to order that way!
“But is it worth even just a few bucks?” 🤔
Here’s what I think about these e.l.f. Bite Size Eyeshadow Palettes:
Right off the bat, I noticed that none of the eyeshadow palettes come with a brush or an applicator, so you’ll be on your own to actually wear this makeup. Personally, I have never used the applicator that comes with eyeshadows so I’m not too upset over this and chances are you probably already have an eyeshadow brush you love.
I tested all of the colors on my hand first and the shimmery gold from the “Smoke” palette was by far my favorite! It was the most pigmented and easy to build. This means that it has good, saturated color after just a couple of applications. 🙌
And it still proved to be my favorite when trying it on for the very first time! I really only needed one coat on my eyelids, and like any matte colors when doing a little smoky eye, I kept building until I got the look I wanted.
I was so impressed that none of the pallet colors flaked off onto my cheeks. I know it’s common practice to put your eyeshadow on before your undereye makeup but I break the rules most times and add it last – right before my mascara. 😏 That said, it made it a lot cleaner and beautiful when I was done and ready to run out the door!
For less than $3, I’m sold and already want to try more colors! 😍
Here’s what other makeup-obsessed reviewers have said:
“Y’all! OMG! This stuff is the real deal. I ordered this in the shade ‘Rose Water’, and it’s absolutely gorgeous! The formula is so nice and it goes on so smoothly. And the metallic glittery look is TO DIE FOR!!! I want to get all of these. Absolute perfection!” – Megan ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Great pigment for the mattes and the shimmers are buttery. I have the Mad for Matte 2, Rose Gold Sunset, and some Best Friend duo’s. This is my favorite Elf formula so far. I highly recommend, especially for the price – these are great for travel or on the go. They’re small, but such a good value.” – Christine ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I ordered the Cream and Sugar bite-size eyeshadow and I can’t say enough good things about it! It goes on very smooth and buttery – even on my 64-year-old eyelids and stayed on all night! They have nice pigment in the shimmer and matte colors – Elf has really stepped up their game in all their products!” – Sheryl ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
Want to try it for yourself? Here are all the retailers where you can scoop them up before they’re gone: