Nabla Single Eyeshadows | Review

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Hello everyone! I hope you’re all doing good and are having a nice day. Today’s post will be about the Nabla eyeshadows I own. I purchased these, and showed you them in my August Haul part 1/2.I have been using them a bit, so I can give you my opinion on them and show you swatches of the shades I own. If you want to see that, then please continue reading.

I’d personally never heard of the brand Nabla before. I saw them when I was browsing through the Beauty88 website. I love the concept of single eyeshadows that you can put in a palette. You can make your own customizable palettes full of colors that you love and will use.

On the Beauty88 website you can buy the single eyeshadows for €6,50 per pan. The palette I bought is also from Nabla. It fits 12 eyeshadows and costs €10,-.

Here’s a picture of the palette which fits all twelve shades I got. The palette is the same as a z-palette except this is just from the Nabla brand itself.

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First I swatched the first row of shades, from left to right we have: frozen, pegasus, madreperla and water dream.

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The next row of swatches are from left to right: lilac wonder, selfish, grenadine and daphne nr 2.

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And the final row of swatches are from left to right: zoe, atmosphere, extra virgin and babylon.

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These eyeshadows are extremely buttery. They feel like silk. You put your finger in the pan, and you barely have to touch it to get incredible pigmentation. All the shades I have are shimmery/metallic ones, so not enough to make a whole look with. Nabla does sell matte shades, so if you picked those up as well you’d be able to use only their shadows for a makeup look.

I think the quality is really good. They are so pigmented that you don’t need to use a setting spray like mac fix + for it to be extremely metallic. You can of course do this if you want.

I personally mostly use my finger with metallic shades like these. I find that it gives the most pigmentation. For a more precise application I do grab a brush. For these shadows I recommend using a synthetic brush instead of a natural haired brush, since those work better with packing on a shadow to the eye lid.

Conclusion: Do I think these eyeshadows are worth buying? Yes! My personal preference is still Makeup Geek, because the color selection is much broader and I prefer the formula of those shadows over these ones, but Nabla are a great alternative. They’re also easier to get your hands on if you are from the Netherlands.

Rating: 7/10

I hope you enjoyed this review, let me know if you ever tried these shadows.

I hope you’re having a great day and I’ll see you with the next one.

All the love, Des x

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