BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow The Rare Find Swatches & Quick Review

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Ulta recently had flash sale – 50% of BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow quads and duos – and I purchased a quad that I had my eye on, The Rare Find.  I’ve heard only positive things about the BareMinerals Ready eyeshadows, and now I can see why – they are extremely pigmented, buttery, and smooth.

BareMinerals Ready Eyeshadow - The Rare Find - Swatches

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Both sets of swatches above are done without any primer – I used sponge tip applicators to apply to my arm, as I do all my swatches.   The pigmentation is incredible, and the finish is beautiful.  Furthermore, the matte shadows perform just as beautifully as the shimmers. I am totally in love with these eyshadows now, and I want more!

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The only thing I don’t love is the packaging; it’s the same type of rubberized material as NARS packaging, and (from experience), it doesn’t stay looking nice very long. I do like how the back of the compact is designed, with names for the shadows – this would also make it easier to tell compacts apart at a glance if you had several.

BareMinerals Ready quads sell for $30 each at Sephora, Ulta, and Nordstrom.  BareMinerals also releases limited edition 8-pans for $40 each – and I think one of those may find a home with me soon!

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  • I really like the way they package this 🙂 very sleek!

  • Margo@PrettyPandamakeup

    SOO pretty. I had my eye on the flash sale but they were all gone by the time I got home from work. Sad day.

  • L@BeautyHobbyist

    i think im gonna go hunt down the 8 pans^^&hopefully find frission in a single!

  • Arrrggghh–I am STILL so bummed that I missed this incredible flash sale!!! I want this palette so bad. I have tried the BM READY shadows and LOVE the texture but I was wanting something a little less metallic. I really want to try the gorgeous matte shades in this palette!

  • There is a flash sale on today until 9pm pacific time. There are still some ready palettes available 🙂 I love them and I was thrilled to snag a few on Ulta’s sale.

  • This palette looks even more amazing than I thought! The colours scream autumn to me, but I still would totally get it myself! p^^