27 Aug 2012

My Freedom System Palette

Whilst I was in Amsterdam a couple of weeks ago I popped into their Inglot store. I have never been to one of their stores before but I have seen so many reviews and blog posts about their products and in particular about their Freedom System Palettes. Where you get to pick and chose exactly what products and shades to put in your own palette. It’s such a good idea. 

So I decided on a 10 pan Freedom System Eyeshaow Palette & I set to work picking my shades whilst my lovely hubby sat and played angry birds to keep himself from falling asleep. If you’ve made your own palette in Inglot then you will know you are so spoilt for choice and it can take a while. That’s me  trying to decide & it’s only a tiny part of the shop! Its heaven for a beauty junkie & hell for your man :o)

With this being my first Inglot experience I wanted to make a palette that I’d get a lot of wear from and really use. So for me that meant I had to get more neutral tones as that’s what I seem to wear the most and I was really drawn to all those shades anyway. I tried to get a mixture of matte and more frosty colours and tried to steer myself away from the really glittery ones as I do like them but tend not to actually wear them.

The palettes themselves are really great quality – the lid part is magnetic and very strong you just slide it on and off and the magnets hold it closed. Each eyeshadow pan has 2.7g of shadow which is really great – they have 158 shades to choose from. Inglot have so many options from lovely bright colours to neutrals they offer a real spectrum of colours. It looks really beautiful in the store seeing all the colours laid out.

The colours I decided on are mostly Pearl finish apart from 2 Matte shades.

Top row : 421 – Pearl, 409 – Pearl, 357 – Matte, 405 – Pearl, 407 – Pearl

Bottom row: 423 – Pearl, 452 – Pearl, 344 – Matte, 399 – Pearl, 397 – Pearl

These eyeshadows are so creamy and pigmented they are so nice to work with and Im already planning my next palette. There was one shadow which was sold out and I was gutted as I really wanted it & kept picking it up even tho’ I knew it was out of stock. Crazy how we are drawn to certain shades.

I made the mistake of letting the lady in the shop put my palette together in the shop & then you have NO idea what colours you have. Unless you take out each individual pan to see the number on the bottom — and thats a task which is easier said than done took me ages to get them out.

421, 452, 405 – swatches

They are all so pigmented are pretty and I can’t wait to use them and start creating some lovely looks. Have you tried Inglot. What other  products would you recommend from them? I really enjoyed my experience and am really looking forward to going to the store in London. I do wish they colours had names instead of numbers. I think it would be so much easier to remember colours that way. But  ho hum

17 Responses to “My Freedom System Palette”

  1. These are gorgeous – you picked lovely colours!

    Nic x

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  3. Raeesa says:

    Lovely post. Been reading a ton of great reviews on Inglot cosmetics. You have made a great selection. Might just copy some of your choices

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  5. emma says:

    They look lovely xx

    myprettymummy.com

  6. Im treating myself to a ten palette online with my bday money, so its great to see some shades to get some ideas :D Thanks :D

  7. Emma says:

    Stunning colours! I really really reeally want some Inglot make up, I need to just take the plunge and order off their website!

  8. Alina says:

    The eyeshadows you picked out are lovely. Very nice variation. I picked up three Inglot eyeshadows a while ago in numbers 395, 404, and 405 (same one as you!). They are neutrals and all pearls, as well. Love their smooth texture and rich pigmentation. I have to stop by my local Inglot store again and pick up some more! I also want to try their blushes and lipsticks, too :)

  9. Sandra says:

    I absolutely NEED to go to Inglot when I’m in London. These eyeshadows look amazing, and I really love that you can put together your own palette. :)

    Sandra from The Puzzle of Sandra’s Life

    • Vicki says:

      Its such a lovely store – they have them all over the world. I am excited to go back & make a blush palette this time.

  10. Angharad says:

    Wow looks amazing, looks like I’ll have to make a trip to one of their stores!

  11. Yessie says:

    Your selection of colors are gorgeous! Want to try Inglot soon!

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