Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eye Shadow Palette - My Very Late Notes

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In the tradition of the slackereeist slackers who ever slacked, I am just now getting around to sharing with you the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eye Shadow Palette that I bought... A long, long time ago. Because I'm a baller, that way.

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Contained within this pretty pink, heart embossed tin is a collection of sixteen deliciously cocoa scented eye shadows and a good sized, pink trimmed mirror that can be useful for on the go getting ready.

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The overall feel of this palette is neutral with pops of pretty, wearable colour. There is a mix of matte, shimmer and metallic finishes all of which combine to let me create as many beautiful eye looks as my little heart could desire.

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A quick close up of the goods. Aren't these colours pretty? I adore palettes like this because they feed my need for neutrals yet they offer pretty splashes of the colour a part of me craves, from time to time.

I have swatches. I know... You've seen these shadows swatched a billion times. Buckle up for one billion and one. 😀

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Let us begin with the highlights:

  • Satin Sheets is a softly golden shimmer infused ivory.
  • Divinity is a satin matte ivory. 
Both of these shadows are smooth and glowingly pretty and they work as beautifully as face highlighters as they do on my eyes. 


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These are the shadows in the top row:

  • Almond Truffle is a softly satin cocoa rose.
  • Sprinkles is a strawberry pink satin.
  • Molasses Chip is a warm, bronze-y gold shimmer.
  • Malted is a greyed brown matte with tiny gold sparkles that don't really stick around when blended onto the eye. This shadow is a touch stiff and needs a little building for full payoff.

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Row two contains:

  • Cashew Chew is a gentle, satin tan.
  • Cotton Candy is a sweet, pastel pink shimmer.
  • Cafe Au Lait, a taupe shimmer.
  • Bordeaux is a deep burgundy matte. This one is stiff and recalcatrint. It will work but I have to fight with it.
  • Mocha is a coffee with cream brown matte that is not super pigmented. I like it for transitioning up onto my orbital bone but it needs extra blending to smooth it.
  • Black Current is a not terribly pigmented grape purple with a lighter purple shift and tiny gold and purple sparkles. I know that this shadow disappoints a lot of people but I rather like it. I rarely wear purple on my eyes but when I do, I prefer a more low key approach to the shade. 


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The final row has:

  • Dark Truffle is a dark chocolate brown that is a little stiff and a touch patchy but has pretty good pigmentation and will perform with a little care.
  • Pecan Praline is that perfect transition type shade. 
  • Totally Fetch is a bright, fuchsia pink satin.
  • Earl Grey is a beautifully greyed teal shimmer.

Overall, I am pleased with this palette and how it performs. All of the colours appeal to me and with a few exceptions, the shadows are soft, smooth, nicely pigmented and apply, build and blend effortlessly. A few are a little stiffer, can be patchy and need some coaxing to get their act together and one, Black Currant lacks real pigmentation. 

I am happy that I bought the Too Faced Chocolate Bon Bons Eye Shadow Palette and if you are like me and love a good neutral palette with soft pops of pretty colour, I heartily recommend that you check this beauty out. 

You can buy this palette at SephoraUlta BeautyMacy's and Too Faced Website


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9 comments

  1. Not everyone is as crazy as we are and have to have things instantly. A late review for a current product is great. I see several shades here that I'd really love to wear (and some that probably wouldn't work for me either).

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  2. I find the "late" review refreshing! I was just considering this palette because it's the only one of which chocolates I don't have. Now I know I do need it!

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  3. Super cute packaging on the palette!

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  4. I love mine but haven't used it for a full look yt! So glad I eventually bought it!

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  5. I skipped this one and now you're making me regret it, damn you Erika!!

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  6. It's my favorite of the 3 chocolate bars because I think it's the most flattering on my skintone. Glad you picked it up!

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  7. You naughty temptress! You knew that I was thinking about these! Now this! You know that I cannot resist the things that you review favorably!

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  8. I like that there are those bright pops of Color among the neutrals!

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  9. I don't mind seeing this 'late'. I wanted this palette so bad and then never bought it. Seeing it again makes me think I still need it.

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