Huda Beauty's New Nude Palette Is the Perfect Rosy Glam

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Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Huda Beauty's The New Nude Palette

Karla Ayala / Byrdie

What We Like
  • Highly pigmented shades

  • Beautiful packaging

  • Variety of finishes

  • Includes concealer base

What We Don't Like
  • High price point

Huda Beauty's The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette includes everything you need for pink and soft nude looks. In this palette, you'll find the right mix of shimmers and mattes, as well as a fantastic selection of colors that work well together.

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Huda Beauty The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette

Huda Beauty's The New Nude Palette

Karla Ayala / Byrdie

We put Huda Beauty's The New Nude Palette to the test after receiving a complimentary sample from the brand. Keep reading for our full product review.

Finding the right eyeshadow palette isn't always easy. A good palette is often an investment, and with so many out on the market right now, it can be overwhelming. Nonetheless, I've always been a sucker for eyeshadows. I like the way they look and how they can completely alter your appearance. I've always gravitated toward neutral hues like browns and golds, but a gorgeous pink tint has always been a hidden fave. 

Huda Beauty's The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette offers those very shades, in a selection of matte and shimmer finishes. I put the palette, as well as my creativity, to the test. Continue reading to find out my thoughts. 

Huda Beauty The New Nude Palette

Best for: Eyes only 

Byrdie Clean?: No, contains polyethylene terephthalate

Potential allergens: CI 77491 and dimethicone

Price: $65

Shade Range: Soft berry to dusty copper, as well as rosy pink to golden taupe

About the brand: Huda Beauty was founded in 2013 by award-winning beauty blogger Huda Kattan. The brand started with a line of false eyelashes but has quickly grown to include liquid lipsticks, lip contour pencils, textured eyeshadow palettes, complexion products, and more.

About My Eyes: Almond-shaped

I have a good amount of eyelid space, but I tend to stick to simple eye looks. When I do use eyeshadows, I skip the primer as I don't feel like it does anything for me. The eyeshadow palettes I tend to reach for are either by Too Faced or Anatasia Beverly Hills.

One factor that sets The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette apart is that it includes a concealer base to enhance the appearance of the eyeshadow. The brand advises beginning with the concealer, then applying a matte shade all over the lid with a blending brush, and finally, for depth, adding one of the reflecting tones to the lid.

How to Apply: Eyeshadow brush or finger

I began with the concealer, then applied a matte shade to my crease—"Secret" and "Teddy" are great transition shades—before packing on the shimmer or glitter tones. I love the color "Crave" for an everyday look, and I use "Bare" on my brow bone. Another technique is to apply the matte shade on the lid as well as the crease, followed by one of the sparkling shades.

For the glitter hues, I sprayed setting spray onto my finger (you can also use an eyeshadow brush), dipped it into the shade, and then applied it to my lid. I used "Excite" for one of my flirtier looks, and the pigment is excellent.

The Results: Glamorous, chic long-lasting looks

The author wearing eyeshadows from the Huda Beauty The New Nude Palette (left) and swatches of the eyeshadows (right).

Karla Ayala / Byrdie

It's easy to get a comfortable and fashionable look with The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette, which has a mix of warm- and cool-toned shades. If you're a fan of sultry looks, this palette has many options for you as well. I always begin with my eyes before moving on to the rest of my face. For the duration of the time I used this palette, I applied the concealer base first, and I never had any troubles. I used a small amount, which turned out to be a lovely base color for my lids.

The eyeshadows in The New Nudes Palette have silky textures and go on smoothly. The pressed glitter hues have a heavier consistency, but once applied, they look stunning. I was astonished to see how brilliant these colors appeared on my eyes. These eyeshadows lasted all day and all night, whether I was wearing them inside or out in the cold. I wanted to exhibit two distinct looks: a glamorous night out appearance and a lovely style for daily wear. Both are achievable with the palette, and it's fair to say that I'm in love.

The Value: Pricey, but a worthy investment 

The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette by Huda Beauty retails for $65—rather pricey for an 18-shade eyeshadow palette. What distinguishes The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette from others is that it includes two glitter formulas and a concealer, which most palettes do not. 

The product itself is a piece of art, with beautiful packaging and stunning colors. The matte shadows are easy to apply and blend well. The metallic shadows are pigmented and shimmer wonderfully. The glitter pans are made of pressed glitter and are gorgeous. I adore the pigmentation and mix of colors. The shades are simple to apply and seamlessly transition when blending. In my view, it's the ideal palette for both glam and natural looks.

Similar Products: You have options

Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette ($49): With 14 ultra-matte, duo-chrome, and metallic tones, the Soft Glam Eyeshadow Palette by Anastasia Beverly Hills allows you to create easy glamorous looks at any moment. The palette comes in a nice box with a big mirror and a double-ended brush. On the other hand, Huda Beauty's The New Nude Palette has 18 colors, including two glitter tones.

Morphe 35XO Natural Flirt Artistry Palette ($26): Morphe's 35XO Natural Flirt Artistry Palette has 35 matte and shimmer hues. With this whimsical palette, you can show off your flirtatious side. Shimmering nudes merge with rosy berries for a beautiful night out. Although this palette has more shades, the Huda Beauty New Nude Palette offers pressed glitter shades that Morphe's palette does not. 

Final Verdict

Huda Beauty's The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette is so gorgeous. My collection of eyeshadow palettes isn't complete without this one, which is by far the most stunning. Its long wear and high pigmentation are a fantastic option for daily use. The textures and colors are wearable and adaptable, and the palette is tiny and easy to store in a small space. If you're looking for a new way to wear "nude" colors, then this palette is for you.

Specs

  • Product Name The New Nude Eyeshadow Palette
  • Product Brand Huda Beauty
  • Full Ingredient List Aloe Vera and Coconut Oil crave, fantasy, daydream, charmed mica, calcium sodium borosilicate, dimethicone, diisostearyl malate, c20-24 alkyl dimethicone, zinc stearate, octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, trimethylsiloxysilicate, pentylene glycol, glyceryl caprylate, tin oxide, glyceryl undecylenate, [+/- ci 77891 (titanium dioxide), ci 77491 (iron oxides), ci 75470 carmine]. bare, play, tease, tickle, teddy, secret, lace, raw, love bite, spanked mica, zea mays (corn) starch, silica, magnesium myristate, dimethicone, caprylyl glycol, octyldodecanol, c30‑45 alkyl dimethicone, bis-diglyceryl polyacyladipate-2, decylene glycol, aloe barbadensis leaf extract, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, diethylhexyl syringylidenemalonate, caprylic/capric triglyceride, [+/- titanium dioxide (ci 77891), red 40 lake (ci 16035), blue 1 lake (ci 42090), yellow 5 lake (ci 19140), iron oxides (ci 77491), iron oxides (ci 77499), iron oxides (ci 77492), carmine (ci 75470), manganese violet (ci 77742), ultramarines (ci 77007)]. kinky: mica, calcium sodium borosilicate, octyldodecyl stearoyl stearate, zinc stearate, cetearyl ethylhexanoate, caprylyl glycol, acacia decurrens/jojoba/sunflower seed cera/polyglyceryl‑3 esters, decylene glycol, iron oxides (ci 77491), titanium dioxide (ci 77891), iron oxides (ci 77499), ferric ferrocyanide (ci 77510). infatuated polyethylene terephthalate, mica, dimethicone, polybutene, vp/hexadecene copolymer, dimethiconol, stearyl dimethicone, polyurethane-11, acrylates copolymer, ci 77491 (iron oxides), ci 77510 (ferric ferrocyanide), ci 16035 (red 40 lake), ci 77000 (aluminum powder). concealed octyldodecanol, silica, cera microcristallina/microcrystalline wax/cire microcristalline, magnesium carbonate, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil, sorbitan sesquioleate, synthetic beeswax, cera alba/beeswax/cire d'abeille, polyhydroxystearic acid, stearyl stearate, cetyl palmitate, stearyl palmitate, cetyl stearate, stearic acid, cera carnauba/copernicia cerifera (carnauba) wax/cire de carnauba, caprylyl glycol, ci 77891 (titanium dioxide), hydrogenated polyisobutene, synthetic wax, decylene glycol, mica, behenic acid, stearic acid, helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, oryza sativa (rice) bran wax, nylon-12, tocopherol, beta-sitosterol, ci 77492 (iron oxides), squalene, ci 77491 (iron oxides). [+/- ci 77499 (iron oxides), ci 16035 (red 40 lake)]. excite polyethylene terephthalate, dimethicone, polybutene, vp/hexadecene copolymer, dimethiconol, stearyl dimethicone, polyurethane-11, ci 77510 (ferric ferrocyanide), ci 16035 (red 40 lake), ci 77000 (aluminum powder)

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