The Magic Palette by Juvia’s Place Review

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Today I’m reviewing the Magic Palette by Juvia’s Place. This is a very aptly named palette because it is pure magic. This palette is $25.00 for sixteen eyeshadows. There is six mattes and ten shimmers/duochromes. There is 24 grams/0.84 ounces of product. I’ll give you all the pros and cons for this palette and then show you five looks I made using it.

Pros:

  • There is a mix of warm and cool tones in this palette which really makes it unique and gives a ton of variety in the looks you can do.
  • The mattes are on the drier side which means they don’t swatch very well but they’re easy to blend.
  • All of the shimmers are creamy.
  • Every eyeshadow is VERY pigmented.
  • This palette is perfect for those wanting unique, colorful eye looks or just pops of color with neutral shadows.
  • Even though this is mainly a colorful palette, you can still get quite a few neutral looks.

Cons:

  • The darker shades have a normal amount of fallout but they will STAIN the face. This is especially an issue with Aja (dark green), Yejide (dark blue) and Ife (dark purple).
  • This might not be the ideal palette for a neutral lover. It might be great in addition to other neutral palettes but this is really for people that love colorful and bold shadows.
  • The darker shadows aren’t really beginner friendly. I don’t consider myself a beginner but I’m definitely not an expert and I struggled with them at times.
  • This is just a personal preference, but I wish there would have been a dark green matte to go with the green shimmers.

*In the swatches Aja (dark green shimmer) looks black but you’ll be able to see it better in an eye look below.

I’m going to show you five looks I made just using this palette. I’m not the best at creating looks and this palette really challenged me to step out of my comfort zone but I’m pretty happy with how they turned out. Since the shadows have names in the palette I’ll just put the names of the shadows I used and not describe them. I do go in order of the swatches on my hand.

Before I bought this palette these were the eyeshadows I was dying to use so I had to make a look with them first.

  1. I used Kesi all over the lid up to the brow bone.
  2. I used Osun on the outer part of the lid and up into the crease.
  3. I used Faso on the inner part of the lid and up into the crease.
  4. I used Yemoja on the inner corner, lower lash line and as a brow bone highlight.

This is the most neutral look I made but it would be easy to get a few different neutral looks with this palette.

  1. I used Kesi all over the lid up to the brow bone.
  2. I used Nana in the crease.
  3. I used Boronu all over the lid.

I liked this phoenix inspired look but if I did it again I would add some black liner.

  1. I used Kesi all over the lid up to the brow bone.
  2. I used Nana from the inner crease to around the middle.
  3. I used Zakiya blended into Nana to the outer part of the crease.
  4. I used Kogi blended into Zakiya on the outer V and on the outer part of the lid.
  5. I used Nubia on half of the lid and the inner corner.
  6. I used Nubia, Zakiya and Kogi on the lower lash line.

This look was not easy but I’m pretty proud of how it turned out.

  1. I used Kesi all over the lid up to the brow bone.
  2. I used Vai on the inner part of the lid.
  3. I mixed Yara and Buzo over the majority of the lid and I brought them up into the crease.
  4. I used Aja on the outer V and outer part of the lid.
  5. I used Yemoja as an inner corner highlight.
  6. I used Yara and Aja on the lower lash line.

I absolutely loved the way this look turned out!

  1. I used Ife from the inner part of the lid, through the crease and then to the outer part of the lid. I applied it in like a rainbow shape, that’s the best way I can think to describe it, lol.
  2. I used Yejide blended into the outer edge of Ife in the same rainbow type shape.
  3. I used Faso in the very middle of my lid between the two sections of Ife.
  4. I used Yemoja in the inner corner and all along the outer edge of Yejide.
  5. I used Ife and Yejide on the lower lash line with Faso in the center of the lash line.
  6. I used Kesi to make the edges of Yejide not as harsh.

This palette really helped me to be more creative. It forced me to get out of my comfort zone. I would highly recommend it, however, if you are somebody that doesn’t want to be creative or spend time putting together looks this probably isn’t the palette for you. If you’re wanting to just experiment with a little color I recommend the Masquerade Palette over this one. As for me, I would buy this palette for just the bottom two rows alone! I love the darker cool tones. There is still so many looks I want to make with this palette and I can’t wait to play with it some more. Do you think you would love this palette as much as I do? Let me know! Thanks for reading and have a great day!

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