Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Review

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After falling in love with the Tartelette Tease palette earlier this year, I had been lusting after the Tartelette In Bloom palette ever since. In Bloom is kind of like Tease’s big sister, not only being larger in size but also having a more diverse range of shades!

The palette is beautifully packaged and has a very luxurious feel with it’s gold detailing. Inside the palette along with the 12 eyeshadows comes a large mirror; quite possibly the nicest mirror I’ve ever had within a palette. It’s a really great size for applying makeup on the go, or for taking on holiday.

One of the things I really like about this palette is the size of the eye shadow pans. I often find the narrow pans in the NAKED palettes a bit of a pain, as you can’t swirl your brush around in them very easily. But these pans are much larger and wider, which really solves that problem.
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Now onto the most exciting part, the shadows! The Tartelette In Bloom palette has a very neutral but rose-tinted feel to it. Think NAKED 3, but with much more matte shades and more of a rose/plum vibe. I really like the fact the palette contains more mattes than shimmers, as I find mattes are essential for creating most eye looks. The matte shadows in this palette are some of the best that I’ve ever tried.
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Starting with the top row of shadows we have (swatches from top to bottom):

Charmer – A stark cream matte shade, this works well for a subtle brow bone highlight.

Jetsetter – Cool toned beige matte, with impressive pigmentation which looks beautiful blended through the crease.

Rocker – Mauve shimmer with a very creamy finish, in my opinion one of the prettiest shades in the palette

Smokeshow – Dark grey matte, not as pigmented as some of the other mattes but great for a smokey eye.
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Next, the shades from the middle row:

Flower Child – A creamy peach matte, which I love to use as a base shadow shade and I wear this on my lids almost every day!

Smarty Pants – This is a more warm toned version of Jetsetter, another matte finish which blends beautifully. I like to pair this with Flower Child for a natural every day eye look.

Firecracker – A warm firey copper shimmer, which reminds me a little of MUG Grandstand.

Activist – Very dark brown matte with high pigmentation, so be sure to use a light hand.
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Finally, the bottom row of shadows which contains the most rosey/plum tones:

Funny Girl – Glittery champagne shimmer, which of course makes for a lovely inner corner highlight.

Sweetheart – Warm toned peachy pink matte, this shade is very unique and I don’t own anything else which compares.

Rebel – Medium brown matte with a plum undertone, this shade is also highly pigmented.

Leader – A deep plum toned brown, perfect for adding definition to the outer V.

My experience with this palette so far has been nothing but positive. Although the shadows are extremely pigmented I have found them very easy to work with. There is a little bit of fall out, but nothing drastic. The shadows blend out beautifully and the shade combination within the palette is unrivalled.

With other brands I find they usually go too rose or pink toned, whereas Tarte have found a nice balance between being neutral and having a rose undertone. I think all the shades within the palette are very wearable, and I’m so pleased I added this to my collection.

I would highly recommend trying this palette if you get the chance, as I honestly reach for it more than any other palette I own.

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16 thoughts on “Tarte Tartelette In Bloom Review

  1. Love that this palette has a good mix of mattes and shimmers, sometimes that is hard to come by in a palette. This has been on my wish list for a while, but I think it might have to stay there because I really shouldn’t get another eyeshadow palette! 😆

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