Violet Voss Ride or Die first impressions and swatches.

Hello lovelys! So thank you to Beauty Bay I managed to get my hands on the Violet Voss Ride or Die palette!!! It still broke the bank a little at £70 but it beat ordering from the US and having to pay customs, plus one of the shadows is called “Emma” and I just couldn’t stop myself.

This palette has some stunning shadow colours, my  favourites are Sarah and Amy, and one of the best things about this palatte is that since it has such a wide range of colours so many different looks can be created which I feel justifies the price tag! 

Swatches

To keep these in their colour groups I did them from the top of the palette to the bottom. All swatches are named from left to right.

  • Michelle – Satin white, lovely base colour or subtle brow bone higlight
  • Fiona – Metallic pearl
  • Jasmine – Metallic light blue/grey
  • Jamie – Metalic gun metal blue
  • Natalie – Satin black with glitter, once applied to the skin very little glitter shows
  • Carly – Matte black

  • April – Off white peachy matte
  • Alex – Metallic champagne
  • Ariel -Metallic brown
  • Skylar – Matte cool toned brown
  • Maria – Deep metallic purple
  • Rachel – Dark metallic brown

  • Destiny – Metalic peachy champagne
  • Kelly – Metalic rose
  • Nicole – Matte mocha
  • Monica – Warm metallic chocolate brown
  • Josie – Matte brown
  • Courtney – Very similar matte brown to Josie, but slightly warmer in tone

  • Ella – Pale yellow
  • Paula – Metallic yellow with slight green undertones
  • Jane –  Metalic yellow gold
  • Jessica – Metalic deep yellow gold
  • Nancy – Metalic copper gold
  • Delilah – Deep bronzy gold

  • Ann – Duochrome peach
  • Emma – Satin pinky salmon
  • Alison – Satin peachy pink
  • Madeline – Peachy satin Gold
  • Stephanie – Metalic bronze
  • Ashley – Satin orange/brown

  • Erika- Light matte pinky beige, very similar to my skin tone
  • Abigail –  Light matte brown, was toned
  • Kaitlin – Light  matte burnt orange
  • Alice – Matte burnt orange, slightly darker than Kaitlin
  • Riley – Very warm orange
  • Sarah – Warm reddish brown

  • Leslie – Matte Beige, beautiful transition shade for my skin tone
  • Isabella – Metallic rosey pale pink
  • Holly – Metallic brown with strong red undertones
  • Scarlett – Metallic brown, strong red undertones, pulls more copper than Holly
  • Andrea – Metallic cranberry
  • Amy – Matte red wine/cranberry

Overview

I absolutely adore this palette and look forward to creating many different looks with it, being vegan and cruelty free is an extra bonus point as well. The colours are mainly warm toned but there are some cool toned in there too which creates the perfect balance. The shadows applied well during the swatches, although some of the matte shadows did start off a little patchy but I feel that may be because I was using my finger and once built up it blended together beautifully. They all felt very buttery and smooth. Another thing I love about this product is the packaging. I’m not a big fan of the leopard print and the big bow, kinda seems a bit tacky to me,  but what I do love is how sturdy and strong it feels. It comes with a huge mirror inside and even though the palette itself is big that doesn’t make it bulky, the shadows just feel protected. If you’ve tried any of the violet voss palettes you’ll know what I mean, For 42 full sized pans I think this palette is well worth the £70 price tag, it seems expensive but broken down that’s less than £2 per shadow! This would be a wonderful palette for someone getting into makeup because of how may different colours it has, no need for many different palettes when you can just have 1.

What do you think of the Ride or Die palette? Let me know in the comments below! 


Where to buy the Violet Voss Ride or Die palette : 

Violet Voss

Beauty Bay

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