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Monday, 27 May 2013

Lime Crime - China Doll Palette Review



Hey there, hope you all had a lovely weekend, I had some really nice family time and we took advantage of sunny Saturday by having a BBQ.    In between the family shenanigans, I got to play with this stunning Lime Crime China Doll Palette courtesy of Cocktail Cosmetics.   

Lime Crime China Doll Palette

Lime Crime China Doll Palette // £23.95*

Lime Crime China Doll Palette



The Lime Crime China Doll Palette, isn't one I would have chosen for myself because it is so bright and I normally go for neutrals - it just goes to show how wrong one can be.  This palette is bright, bold and beautiful.  Each of the 5 individual shades are so pigmented that you only need the slightest dab of a brush and the powder glides onto the lid effortlessly.  

I had a lot of fun playing around with the colours on the China Doll palette as you can see from the picture below.  My inspiration for this look was the Colours of the Caribbean - as little bit of sunshine in Scotland goes to your head.   A short time after this photo I was sipping a Cosmo on my deckchair, strategically moving it into the sun every time a cloud threatened to disturb my bliss.  





Lime Crime are a fantastic brand, I find them not dissimilar to Urban Decay - with the use of their flamboyant colours, the quality of their eyeshadows is brilliant. 

Have you tried the China Doll Palette before - what are your thoughts?  Cocktail Cosmetics have a huge array of brands at reasonable prices.  So if you fancy something unquie and distinctive go and have a look yourself.  I'm addicted. 


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20 comments

  1. OMG wow wow wow! What an amazing palette <3 I love the look you've created, it's amazing xxxx

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  2. Wow they are gorgeous!! Such beautiful bright colours, or sure I would wear them though haha

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  3. I keep hearing about Lime Crime but haven't tried anything by them yet - I need to get on it!

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    Jo x
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  4. Oh this is beautiful, I love jade o lade :D xx

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  5. Oh my goodness, I am LOVING the packaging, it does look very Urban Decay!

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  6. I adore the Lime Crime packaging. What a crazy and fun palette :)

    Sophierosehearts x

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  7. Wow! I love this palette :)
    The look you created looks gorgeous :) x

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  8. Beautiful palette :) I've never tried anything from Lime Crime, the brand seems really interesting.
    Amy xx
    A Little Boat Sailing

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  9. I love the look of this palette, it's something you can really have a play with! I haven't tried anything by lime crime before, I love the similarity to UD though.

    Ash :-)

    ashleighsteaparty.wordpress.com

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  10. Wow such vibrant colours! Love it

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  11. Wow so pigmented! I'm still not sure of Lime Crime as a company though! X

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  12. am dying to try this brand they look awesome x

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  13. Goldfish looks like such an amazing gold color! Bright colors look great on you! xx Rena
    Kiss and Make Up

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  14. Wow! This looks really pigmented. I love the colors, especially for warm colorful summer days:)

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  15. I would never know where to start with these colours.. but you look stunning!

    chanelle jade

    www.hanging-in-my-closet.blogspot.com

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  16. Id dying to get my hands on some lime crime products! the shadows look lovely & so pigmented! Love the looks you did with them :)
    Megan xx

    www.maybeitsmeganleigh.blogspot.co.uk

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  17. "Parasol" looks especially amazing! What a cool, unique palette! And I really like where you placed the colors on your lids. I've been wanting to try Limecrime's lipsticks but I'll definitely keep their eyeshadows in mind as well.

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