Nomad Cosmetics: Brand Profile

Name of Brand: Nomad Cosmetics

Location: New York, New York

Price Range: $12 (single eyeshadows in a compact) – $57 (Vault Collections)

Shipping Information: Any order over $30 in the US ships free and they offer shipping all over the world.

Product they are most known for: The super bright Antilles eyeshadow palette and their new, more subdued, Berlin Underground Palette.

Products to check out: Their highlighters are stunning and come in such unique colors.

Cruelty free? Natural brand?  They are PETA certified Cruelty Free and free of parabens and phthalates.


This brand is one of my OG faves from when I first started Indie Mood! Their products are so colorful and interesting, the packaging is beautifully designed, and I love the fact that they’re inspired by global destinations. I owned a few single eyeshadows and highlighters before, but during Black Friday I purchased their Around the World highlighter.. because I needed that lavender shade.. and that yellow shade.. and the pinks.. I just needed it.

photo by Indie Mood

That packaging is just stunning. 10/10 on the design aspect of this brand! Here is the description of the palette from Nomad’s site:

Face, eye and body Light Infusion Palette with the perfect spectrum of four buttery and super-blendable illuminating shades. 2 Highlighting Blushes and 2 Illuminators that combine ultra-fine, rich color pigments and multi-dimensional, prismatic pearls for a colorful glowing effect.

Photo by Indie Mood

All four of these were colors I didn’t have in my collection, which just added to the appeal of this beautiful palette. I’ve used all four, and I love them all. The lavender, peach, and yellow shades make gorgeous highlighters that give an ethereal, out of the ordinary glow. They aren’t overwhelmingly blinding, they give a more soft and glowing from within look. The hot pink shade is interesting, because it would to shiny as a blush, but as a cheek topper, it gives a flushed, dewy glow. I love the formula of these because they’re so seamless and seem to melt into the skin, they don’t bring out texture at all and have a really luminous finish.

Photo by Indie Mood

Here are some looks I did with the palette:

I used the shade Positano Sunrise as a cheek topper.

I used the shade Ko Phablets Ngan Moonlight for this look.

All in all, I really love this brand. Their creative vision is inspiring and I love how they stay true to themselves. Also, their customer service is amazing, and the brand owners are very nice people! I had the pleasure of meeting them at Ipsy Generation Beauty in October, and they were the sweetest. I can’t wait to see what they come out with next!

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