Estee Lauder’s Surreal Violet Eyeshadow Palette, part of Estee’s Fall Blue Dahlia Collection, takes me back a bit…to last spring. I’m perplexed and enamored at the same time with this palette. On the one hand, it doesn’t quite feel right for fall, but on the other hand it’s a nice surprise. As you can see, the shadows span the violet spectrum — there’s a whole lot of purple going on here.
I happen to really like purple and seasons be damned, I really like this palette. The “Pure Color” formula is quality — each is smooth and long-lasting. The pearly white-lavender shade on the far left is brilliant. I find myself reaching for that even when I’m not using this palette.
Estee Lauder’s fall collection marks the first by the brand’s new creative director Tom Pecheux. I love the direction he’s taking Estee Lauder, and the proof is in the pudding. If you haven’t yet, swing by your Estee Lauder counter and take a look around. You might be surprised!