Having truly loved Lorac’s original full-size “Pro” palette, as well as its mini-sized “Pro-to-Go” palette, I was super excited after hearing that the brand was releasing a sequel palette!
This palette is marketed as cooler-toned than its predecessor, containing a navy, grays, purples, and silvers. It also continues the trend of matte shades on the palette’s top row and shimmering shades on the bottom row:
1) Buff — Matte cream. Perfect as a base color all over the eyelid up to the browbone!
2) Light Brown — Matte tan/caramel. Great crease/transition shade!
3) Cool gray — Matte gray with a hint of plum.
4) Nectar — Matte peach. Beautiful (and unique) as a crease shade, particularly on blue eyes!
5) Plum — Deep matte eggplant. Flattering to green/hazel eyes especially.
6) Navy — Matte navy; the cool tones here would suit brown/black eyes best!
7) Charcoal — Matte neutral-toned gray.
8) Black — Matte black. Along with “Navy” & “Plum”, this is a suitable liner shade.
1) Snow — Highly pigmented shimmering white. Stunning as a brow bone or inner corner shade, but must be applied with a light hand due to its heavy pigmentation.
2) Beige — Champagne. A more subtle highlighting shade.
3) Rose — A gorgeous shimmering rose-gold. Beautiful on all eye colors!
4) Mocha — Golden bronze. Fantastic lid color.
5) Chrome — Cool-toned silvery taupe.
6) Silver — Highly pigmented silvery sheen.
7) Jade — Olive green shimmer. (I love this shade since it is the exact color of my eyes!)
8) Cocoa — Deep brown with golden sparkles. Another great lid or outer V shade which packs a punch!
I have also composed several eye looks using this palette!
The palette, although advertised as cool-toned, has several warm-toned shades as well, including “Rose”, “Mocha”, “Cocoa”, “Jade”, & “Light Brown”. This broadens its appeal to a universal scope. The eyeshadow combinations are endless for this palette, especially since it contains two finishes (matte & shimmer). The pigmentation is strong, and the shadows hold up well throughout the day. As a plus, this palette comes with a free Lorac eye primer to use as a base for the shadows — and it is a fantastic primer.
If you already have the original Lorac “Pro” palette, you don’t necessarily need this one. However, this is a fabulous high-quality product — and well worth owning!
Final Verdict: 5/5 Stars
Available at ULTA, Kohl’s, & loraccosmetics.com for $42