The Difference Between $130 Eyeshadow & $16 Eyeshadow

Beauty with Mi, hosted by Refinery29's beauty writer Mi-Anne Chan, explores the coolest new trends, treatments, products, and subcultures in the beauty world. Follow along on her wild beauty adventures here.
This summer, a handful of new eyeshadow palette launches sent quakes through the beauty community (NARS Loaded and Urban Decay Naked Heat were two big ones). They all fall within the same warm-toned colour family and contain shades of burnt orange, rust, terracotta, and bronze — perfect for nailing the "sunset" and "sunshine" eyes trend that dominated both the red carpet and Instagram.
But with fall now upon us, a new colour family has taken over: pink and purple. Beauty brands left and right are coming out with rosy eyeshadows that pack a punch where pigment is concerned, like Huda Beauty's Desert Dusk Palette, Natasha Denona's Lila Palette, and ColourPop's She Palette. I put all three to the test, so check out how to wear the shades in the video above.
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Huda Beauty Desert Dusk Eyeshadow Palette, $65 USD, available at Sephora; Natasha Denona Lila Eyeshadow Palette, $129 USD, available at Sephora; ColourPop She Pressed Powder Shadow Palette, $16 USD, available at ColourPop.

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