Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette review

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette review

Because sometimes we just want to be lazy, Clinique has released the Pretty Easy Eye Palette ($55 CAD). This “wardrobe” of shadows is all the basics you need to create natural eye looks from everyday to in-your-face glam.

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The palette comes numbered with 8 shadows. There is a mixture of mattes and shimmers in here in both warm and cool neutrals. I’d say this is a very well-balanced palette.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Skinny Sticks
This set also comes with two small Skinny Stick eyeliners, which I much prefer over a sponge or cheap brush applicator. These come with flat tips so make sure to warm them up and round them out before using.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette looks
The palette is a nice sturdy metal compact with a mirror. On the mirror is a clear overlay that you can remove, giving you instructions for two basic looks.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette top row Skinny Stick Slim Sable swatch

The top row is a warmer neutral set that pairs perfectly with the Skinny Stick in Slim Sable. This row is the majority of what the Naturally Pretty look uses.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Naturally Pretty look

As outlined in the instructions, I applied 2 (light beige matte) under the browbone and 3 (warm copper shimmer) on the lid into the crease.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Naturally Pretty look 2

I finished the look with a hint of shade 4, the darker chocolate brown shimmer, in the outer V and added Slim Sable liner to the lashline (it was a bit hard to work with and not as smooth as I had hoped).

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Naturally Pretty look 3

The finished look is a really polished everyday neutral. I love adding a pop of colour on the lips (Bite Beauty LLLR Shade 12) and cheeks when wearing soft neutrals on my eyes, I think this works well!

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette bottom row Skinny Stick Slimming Black swatch
The bottom row is a little cooler and has one of my fave shades of the bunch, 5, which is a light pewter/wheat silver shimmer. I also added swatches of the Skinny Stick in Slimming Black. This one was a lot smoother than the brown.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Dramatically Pretty look
As per the instructions for Dramatically Pretty, I added 7, a neutral white matte, under the brow bone and popped a bit of shade 4 in the outer crease.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Dramatically Pretty look 2

I used 5, the pewter silver, all over the lid and blended 6, a burnt grey/black shimmer, in the outer V. I finished the look with the black Skinny Stick.

Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette Dramatically Pretty look 3

This look really adds a bit of smoke to the everyday neutral eye. Since it was a bit heavier, I decided to pair with a light pink lip (Too Faced Melted Peony).

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The Clinique Pretty Easy Eye Palette is really just that… pretty damn easy. The shadows are pigmented and soft and very blendable. I experienced little to no fallout when applying with a brush and blending like crazy.

I have only seen this available at The Bay in Canada and Macy’s in the US.

*Press sample

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