Too Faced Sweet Peach Palette

I’m just going to get right to the point here… I am SO in love with this palette lately! I’ve had it for a few weeks now so I’ve really been able to play around with every shadow and see how I like them so I can give you all an accurate review. It’s very usable for every day looks as well as more dramatic looks, and the quality is great, so I feel like you really get your money’s worth with this palette. Oh, and it truly smells like peaches! Not in that sugary, fake sort of overly-sweet way either… It’s a subtle, very natural peach scent that definitely puts me in a good mood every time I open this palette. So without further ado, I give you the Sweet Peach palette!

 

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This palette contains eighteen shadows, all of which are the same size, with each eye shadow containing 0.95g/0.03 Oz of product, giving it a total product weight of 17.1g/0.54Oz. The palette sells for $49 from www.toofaced.com, www.sephora.com, or www.ulta.com. It’s a permanent product too, so it won’t be going anywhere! There are also lip and cheek/face products that were launched with this palette which have the same peachy theme and scent. I haven’t purchased any yet, but they’re definitely worth checking out!

The overall quality of this palette is fantastic! There are a few shadows that are not as pigmented or smooth as others, but we’ll get into that in the individual reviews. While it’s mostly neutrals, there are a ton of beautiful combinations and looks that you can create with the Sweet Peach palette. There are also just enough darker colors to add drama if you aren’t into neutral looks 24/7. To me, this is great because I feel like I’ll make use of nearly every shadow in the palette, rather than ignoring brighter or darker colors that some palettes seem to randomly contain. There’s enough variation in this palette to make it ideal for ALL skintones as well. The packaging is also great… It’s very sturdy and metal, so you won’t crush your eye shadows if you need to toss this in your bag when you’re traveling. Even the mirror in it is legit and isn’t one of the flimsy, plastic type.

Anyway, let’s get into some more photos and reviews!

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Swatches taken outdoors in natural sunlight. Eye Shadows swatched on NC15 Skin.

My apologies for the individual shadow photos being taken after I had used it, but I had to redo them because the lighting was WAY off the first time!

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White Peach:   This is the palest color in the palette and is a light, warm to neutral toned cream color with some slight yellow undertones. It has a natural matte to satin finish. The texture is very smooth and went on with no fallout. Color payoff is good, but looks a bit warmer toned once applied. Coverage is fantastic and applied with full opacity using little product. This wore well for 6 to 7 hours before I noticed any creasing, but it will wear longer with an eye shadow primer (my favorite is a Pro Longwear Paint Pot like Soft Ochre or Painterly from MAC).

Dupes:   A few permanent MAC shadows that are very close are Brule (slightly darker but same undertone), Blanc Type (more pink and more matte), and Mylar (nearly identical). Some Anastasia Beverly Hills dupes are Vanilla (lighter and very slightly more pink), Bone (matte and more yellow-based), and Bling (a touch lighter, more pink and shimmery).

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Luscious:   Luscious is a light-medium golden shadow with warm, almost coppery undertones and a very frosty finish. It feels nearly creamy and applies well, giving perfect color payoff and coverage. Wear time for me was about 7 hours before any fading occurred, which is pretty impressive for a frost shadow like this.

Dupes:   MAC’s All That Glitters is nearly the same color (slightly lighter and more pink once applied, though). Honey Lust looks closer once applied (same finish and color, less coverage/opacity). Anastasia Beverly Hills has a few similar shadows like Amber (a bit darker and cooler toned), Glisten (nearly the exact same), and Sateen (closest match I found).

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Just Peachy:   This is a medium, peachy-pink color with a slightly golden sheen to it and a finish that’s somewhere between satin and frost. It has a lovely, smooth texture that applies very evenly, giving wonderful color payoff and coverage. While the coverage and color payoff was great, this texture/finish faded a little faster than some of the other shadows in this palette, only wearing about 5 1/2 to 6 hours. I definitely recommend a primer with this shadow to help with that!

Dupes:   MAC’s Expensive Pink is very close (lighter and slightly more pink), while Paradisco is nearly identical. Fashion’s Field Day, also from MAC, is almost the same in both color and finish. ABH China Rose is sort of similar (darker with more brown undertones), and Fresh Peach is almost the exact same in color (less frosted finish).

Overall Rating:   4.7 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   3

Packaging:   5

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Bless Her Heart:   This is one of my favorite shadows in the palette! It’s a medium-dark, sage to olive shade of green with a slightly warm undertone and a hint of a golden bronze sheen. The finish is frosty, but not to the point where it seems metallic. It has a very smooth texture, but does seem slightly powdery when applied, so it may take a bit more product than some of the other shadows in this palette to get fully opaque coverage and intense color payoff. That said, I love this shadow because it stands out in this palette but still works perfectly as an accent color to all of the warmer, more neutral, peachy tones! Wear time was great and I don’t notice much fading or creasing for around 6 1/2 to 7 hours.

Dupes:   Bellini is actually right in between MAC’s Greensmoke and Sumptuous Olive, so either could be used in place of this shadow. Moss from ABH is darker.

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Tempting:   Tempting is a dark, warm toned, coffee/blackened brown shade with a soft, golden sheen and a finish that has more shine than a satin, but still less than a frost. This shadow had a considerably buttery texture which makes for a very even application with fantastic coverage and color payoff. In this photo, it shows the warmer undertones because it was taken in bright, natural sunlight. Due to how pigmented this shadow is, it tends to actually look darker and more intense once it’s applied. Wear time was on par with most of the other shadows in the palette, lasting a little over 7 hours.

Dupes:   I didn’t really find any dupes from MAC, but this shadow falls right in between ABH’s Black Diamond and Dark Chocolate Shimmer.

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Charmed, I’m Sure:   This shadow is a medium-dark, warm toned cocoa brown with a soft matte finish. While the texture is smooth, it’s also a little on the dry side. I didn’t get much fallout really, but it did take some layering during application to achieve ideal color payoff and full coverage. Due to the drier texture, it lasted quite a while and I only noticed  some fading after about 7 1/2 to 8 hours. Creasing occurred after about 6 1/2 hours, though, but drier shadows can be more prone to creasing at times. I definitely think a primer would help under this particular shadow.

Dupes:   MAC’s Brown Down is very similar (cooler toned). Fawn from ABH is almost identical (very slightly lighter once applied).

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   4

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Nectar:   Nectar is a light to light-medium, creamy gold with warm, yellow undertones and a soft frost finish. The texture is smooth and applies easily, but it can feel powdery, making it a little tricky to get full opacity with unless you layer it or really pack it on the lid with a dense, flat brush (like a MAC 239). Color payoff is great, but it does tend to look more golden on the skin. Wear time was around 6 to 7 hours before I noticed any fading.

Dupes:   MAC’s Ricepaper is nearly the exact same for both color and finish. ABH’s Legend is close (lighter and more yellow).

Overall Rating:   4.5 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Cobbler:   This shadow is a medium, coppery brown with very warm undertones and a frosted finish. It feels almost creamy and has great color payoff as well as coverage. Wear time was about 7 hours, and even longer when applied over a primer.

Dupes:   MAC’s Sable is close (cooler undertone).

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Candied Peach:   Candied Peach is a medium, peachy coral shadow with strong orange undertones. The finish has a matte base with a subtle, very fine type of pinky/coral shimmer that doesn’t really show up much once applied. The texture is soft, but also quite powdery. Unfortunately, it looks beautiful when swatched, but definitely doesn’t end up as opaque or even when applied to the eyelid or crease. On the plus side, it does have good color payoff. Like some of the other drier feeling shadows in this palette, it’s wear time isn’t anything special, and began to fade and crease after just 4 to 5 hours on me. You MUST use a primer under this shadow!

Dupes:   MAC’s Fashion’s Field Day is pretty much the same (no micro shimmer), but has much better coverage.

Overall Rating:   3.7 / 5

Application:   3

Coverage:  3

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   3

Wear Time:   3

Packaging:   5

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Bellini:   This is one of my favorite shadows in this palette! It’s a medium, warm toned peachy pink with an almost rose gold sheen and a beautiful frosted finish. The texture is a dream to work with… It’s very blendable and has great color payoff and full opacity without having to apply much product. Wear time was around 6 1/2 to 7 hours before I had any issues with fading or creasing.

Dupes:   MAC’s Expensive Pink is sort of similar (more pink), and All That Glitters is also a little off (lighter and more neutral). ABH’s Glisten is close (more neutral/beige tone).

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Peach Pit:   Peach Pit is a dark, almost plummy brown with warm, reddish undertones and a soft frosty finish. It applies and blends out easily, giving wonderful color payoff and coverage. Wear time was between 7 to 8 hours on me. This is by far one of the best shadows in the palette!

Dupes:   MAC’s Antiqued is very close (cooler, more brownish undertone), while Twinks is also very, very similar. ABH’s Labyrinth is almost identical, and so is their Comfort shadow (very slightly more brown undertone).

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Delectable:   This shadow is a dark, wine stained purple with a satin finish. While it’s beautiful in the pan, it’s one of the most difficult shadows in the palette to work with. It feels very dry and powdery, making application tricky. It doesn’t pack on evenly or blend out smoothly. The best color payoff and coverage I got was over a Pro Longwear Paint Pot from MAC, and even then I had to really work at packing this on the lid. It wore well for a little less than 6 hours on the lid, but creased after about 4 to 5 hours when applied in the crease (both without a primer underneath).

Dupes:   MAC’s Sketch is close (less purple). ABH’s Aubergine is also very similar (more reddish undertone).

Overall Rating:   3.2 / 5

Application:   2

Coverage:  3

Color Payoff:   3

Texture:   3

Wear Time:   3

Packaging:   5

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Peaches ‘N Cream:   This is a light, creamy peachy with warm, golden undertones and a matte finish. It has a buttery texture that blends out easily and also offers great coverage and color payoff. Wear time was 6 to 7 hours before it began to fade.

Dupes:   I didn’t find a good dupe with my individual MAC shadows… Brule is the closest but still isn’t quite there (lighter and more yellow). Custard from ABH is also not quite right (darker and cooler toned). If I find a perfect dupe in another palette or something later on, I’ll let you know!

Overall Rating:   4.8 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Georgia:   Georgia is a light-medium peach with a warm, pinkish undertone and a matte finish. It feels a little more powdery than Peaches ‘N Cream, but still blended out well. Color payoff is nice, but since it has a slightly powdery texture, you may have to layer it or use a dense, flat brush to pack it on the lid if you want full coverage. I would recommend a primer with this shadow for sure. Wear time was around 7 hours before it started to fade or crease.

Dupes:   MAC’s Bamboo is close but not THAT close (peachier). ABH’s Soft Peach is similar (slightly warmer and more peachy), and Day Rate is also close (more cool/pink undertone).

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Caramelized:   This shadow is a gorgeous, dark coppery bronze with warm undertones and a frost finish. It feels very luxurious and buttery so it’s easy to wear on the lid or blend out into the crease. The color payoff is fantastic and actually tends to look a little darker once applied. Coverage is also great and fully opaque with little product used. I got around 7 to 8 hours of wear before any fading occurred, and much longer when I wore this over a primer. Caramelized is one of the best shadows in this palette!

Dupes:   MAC’s Woodwinked is pretty close (lighter/cooler toned), while Bronze is a near perfect match (slightly cooler toned once applied). ABH’s Amber is also very close (cooler toned).

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Puree:   Puree is a medium, warm toned brown with rusty undertones and a matte finish. It’s pretty basic, but definitely a must have in a palette like this and works well as a crease or transition color. The texture is soft and smooth but a little bit on the dry side. It still blends out well with the right brush (I suggest something like a MAC 217 or 224), but it does need some layering to get good coverage on the lid. Fortunately, it’s well pigmented, so color payoff is great, despite the texture issue. I got around 6 to 7 hours of wear time with this shadow, and a little longer with a primer.

Dupes:   MAC’s Soft Brown is sort of close (lighter, less reddish tone), but ABH’s Caramel is the perfect dupe!

Overall Rating:   4.3 / 5

Application:   4

Coverage:  4

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   4

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

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Summer Yum:   This is a medium-dark, terracotta brown with warm, reddish undertones and a matte finish.  The texture is very smooth and almost creamy, allowing it to blend out easily. The color payoff and coverage are fantastic, so you don’t need to apply much product to get good results. Wear time is also great and this shadow lasts 7 to 8 hours before fading on the lid, or just over 6 hours before creasing when used as a transition/crease color.

Dupes:   MAC’s Brown Script is close (more cool toned/red). ABH’s Blazing is similar (more of a true red undertone), but this shadow is right in between Morocco and Sienna, so either of those would be a near perfect dupe.

Overall Rating:   5 / 5

Application:   5

Coverage:  5

Color Payoff:   5

Texture:   5

Wear Time:   5

Packaging:   5

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Talk Derby To Me:   This shadow is a dark, blackened purple with neutral to cool undertones and matte to satin finish for a base. It also contains a red/purple/teal/coppery, multidimensional type of micro-shimmer. The texture felt SO dry and this shadow does NOT apply evenly at all. It took way too much effort to get any amount of color payoff, which still doesn’t look the same as it does in the pan, no matter how much you apply. Coverage is also pretty sheer without adding layer upon layer of shadow over a primer. Overall, this is the most patchy, dry, disappointing shadow in the palette. The only redeeming quality to this shadow is the wear time, which was around 8 hours. My suggestion is to use this to softly darken the crease or smoke out/darken below the lower lash line.

Dupes:   MAC’s Sketch is sort of similar (less black, lighter, more warm toned). I didn’t really find a similar dupe with any of my other shadows… I’m sure you could find something close but MUCH better in another brand, though!

Overall Rating:   2.8 / 5

Application:   2

Coverage:  2

Color Payoff:   2

Texture:   2

Wear Time:   4

Packaging:   5

 

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