Where I got it: I got this from NZsale for $19.99. You can find Chi Chi from Farmers and they are selling this for $39.99. This is the first product from Chi Chi I have tried. I have heard some good reviews for their products. They have many beautiful palettes at affordable prices and I have heard some good stuff about their brow pomade (as good as ABH) if you are into that stuff.
What I got: This is the Chi Chi Beauty On The Go Palette. It has 3 eyeshadow shades, a corrector powder, a shimmery bronzer, 2 highlighters and 3 blushes in one palette.
How I find it: The palette comes in a cardboard sleeve. Pull it out and you get a cardboard palette with a magnetic closure. It opens up to a generously sized mirror and you can find 4 larger sized face colours:
- 4. Yellow-undertone correcting shade. This is a correcting pressed powder that is supposed to counteract redness on the face. Dust it all over the face as a setting powder with a large fluffy brush. Personally, I don’t use a correcting powder a lot. I prefer a correcting primer or a concealer.
- 5. Shimmery warm bronzer. This shade is quite pigmented so you have to be careful and use a light hand. Personally, I would prefer a less pigmented bronzer because I like to be able to build up the colour instead. I would also prefer a matte bronzer.
- 6A & 6B. Two shimmery golden-tone highlighters. Both shades are quite similar in tone – gold. The top one is slightly lighter and the micro-shimmers appear smaller or less shimmery. Both are quite pigmented which I really like.
On the right, we have 3 smaller blush shades:
- 7A. Baby pink that is almost matte. This is the one blush shade I find myself using less often because my Asian skin does not suit this bright baby pink so much. I am considered medium tanned in the Asian skin tone scale (if there is such a thing). This baby pink will just make me look a doll.
- 7B. Muted pink with a purple undertone. I quite like this shade because it kind of matches my lips and it is quite understated when applied just the right amount. It is slightly shimmery so I make sure I don’t go overboard.
- 7C. Pink with a coral/orange undertone. This is my favourite blush shade out of the three. It is the most wearable shade that is natural and has a pretty flush of colour. It just brightens my face and makes me feel happy.
Lastly on the left, we have 3 eyeshadow shades:
- 1. Eye Base. This is a flesh-toned matte shadow. Appy this all over the lids as a base colour.
- 2. Eye Lid. This is light gold-toned eyeshadow with shimmer. This shade is actually very beautiful and is something that I would wear a lot. I will also use a little bit of this under the bottom of my eyes.
- 3. Eye Crease. This is more or less a darker shade of the eye lid shade. I was expecting a matte crease shade which would a bit more easy to use. A shimmery lid colour and a shimmery crease colour, this whole eye look is going to be quite shimmery.
Overall: I actually don’t have a palette similar to this where it has a bronzer, highlighter, blush and eyeshadow. Therefore I would bring it travelling if I am not expecting to go to a big party or something. If I need to create more different eye looks, I would bring a separate eyeshadow palette with more matte shades and a darker “liner” shade. The palette itself is not too big considering how much product there is in each shade and I love the generously sized mirror. The shades are pigmented but the matte shades seem to be a little dusty with a bit of kick-out. Overall, I really like the palette and I seem to be reaching for it a lot.