Fall is by far my favorite season. The weather gets cooler as layered fashion and grungy colors are reintroduced. If I could, I would live in a big, old, tattered sweater, so fall fashion is right up my alley. HipDot, the Indie brand that made Spongebob makeup a thing and collaborated with Kesha, dove headfirst into autumn this year with their new fall palettes.
They dropped a bunch of palettes this September, and I’ve been trying them out for a few weeks now. As the type of person who likes to begin their autumn transition in August, I was happy about this early release. This is the first time I’ve ever seen 9 pan palettes from HipDot, which I love. There is something about the square shape that makes them way easier to travel with and store. Here are my reviews and swatches of 3 of the new palettes from HipDot.
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This palette made me swoon, it was absolute love at first sight. I’m not even a big fan of neutral palettes, but there’s just something about this one that won my heart immediately. Of course, I love anything witchy, but the buttery warm tones and gleaming shimmers of this palette are unlike any other.
The mattes are super pigmented but blend beautifully, and the shades range enough to do a wide variety of sultry, warm-toned looks on any skin tone. The shade Badmouth is a super metallic foil shade, and I love it. The mustard tone Unknown is beautiful for more golden looks, and the warm brown Sorcerous creates more orangey red looks. I love this palette and I find myself reaching for it daily.
Mystic Mauves is the cool-toned sister of Witchy Warms, and I love her just as much. The shades in this palette also vary enough to allow a wide range of looks, from dusty rose to deep eggplant. A mauve smokey eye is one of the prettiest looks ever, and this palette can definitely deliver that.
The standout in this palette is the highlight shade Moondust. It’s super foiled and almost a cream texture. This is the most intense inner corner and browbone highlight shade ever. I also adore the center shade, Third Eye, all over the lid for a deeper and more intense look.
I must admit. I love this palette way more than I thought I would. It’s totally unique from any other palette that I have, in that it’s 9 pans of shifting topper shades. These have a transparent base so you can apply them over any shade to add ethereal, shimmery magic. Each shade in the palette is super different from the next, and even the more neutral shades like Energy and Shine have interesting flips to them.
I adore these, they’re all super unique and change depending on what color is beneath them. After experimenting with these, I also really love wearing them on their own for a light wash of iridescent shimmer. They catch the light beautifully and each has a unique shift. If you pack these on over a sticky base, they can be super intense, too. They’re really versatile and fun to play with.
Overall Review of the HipDot Fall Palettes
These new releases by HipDot really blew me away. These are my favorite 3 palettes by HipDot, and possibly some of my favorite fall palettes ever. I feel like these three together could create an endless amount of warm and cool looks, both natural and dramatic. The Light Ray palette adds color to any look, either just a hint of it or an intense pop of iridescence. I find myself wanting to reach for these every day to play with different looks. I know HipDot does a lot of pressed glitter, but I’m definitely more of a fan of their eyeshadow palettes. The formula is amazing and the color stories always inspire me. I look forward to their future releases!