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Ere Perez Pretty Eyeshadow Palette and Bronzer Review

23/08/2018

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I have a review of the Ere Perez Chamomile Eye Palette in Pretty and Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer in Roma for you today. Ere Perez is an Australian brand that focuses on creating cruelty free and natural, skincare, makeup and nail colours. They are accredited by choose cruelty free and all products are free from parabens, talc, petrolatum, lead, propylene glycol, BHT and BHA, DMDM hydantoin, nanoparticles, imidazolindinyl urea, parrafin, synthetic fragrances and mineral oil. Ere Perez uses “carefully selected premium quality ingredients (oils, plant extracts and minerals)” that are “blended with antioxidants to create a gentle, highly effective natural make-up solution”.

Ere Perez Pretty Eyeshadow Palette and Bronzer Review
Ere Perez Pretty Eyeshadow Palette and Bronzer

Ere Perez have 4 eyeshadow palettes in their Chamomile Eye Palette collection. There’s Pretty – described as including vintage luxe shades, Lovely – described as containing neutral easy to wear shades, Gorgeous – which contains earthy tones, and Beautiful – described as being able to take you from day to night. Each palette contains 6 eyeshadow pans that can be replaced with single refills when any particular colour is used up. The eyeshadow palettes retail for A$40 and each single refill is A$15.Ere Perez were kind enough to send me the Pretty palette to review for you. The Chamomile Eye Palette in Pretty contains 6 shades – Liz, Katiana, Bonnie, Pausha, Gaby and Sarai. Ere Perez describe Liz as being a banana split colour, in person it is more like an Ivory colour with yellow undertones that has a shimmery finish. Liz doesn’t show up well on my skin as it is almost my skin colour but it is just light enough that I can use it as a nice subtle highlight and it will be the perfect brow and inner corner highlight for anyone darker than me (so pretty much everyone). Katiana is described as being a grey brown which is pretty accurate. I was expecting Katiana to be a matte shade but it has a small amount of shimmer to it making it slightly more shimmery than a satin shade would be, despite this, it still works well as a transition shade. Bonnie is described as being a dusty peach which is almost, but not quite how I see it. The base of Bonnie is a warm champagne but the pink shimmer makes it look like a light peach in the light. It is far more peach on the skin than it is in the pan making it a beautiful shade. Bonnie is a shimmery shade that is going to get the best pay off when applied with fingers or a wet brush. Pausha is described as being a frosted warm coral and the base shade of it is a warm peachy coral but it has a strong orange shift to it in the light which makes it come to life. The shift is so strong that you can see it in the pan too, but it’s even more beautiful on the skin. Pausha is a shimmery shade like Bonnie that is going to work best when applied with a finger or a wet brush. Gaby is described as being a coppery brown which is pretty accurate but it has the same sort of shimmer that Bonnie has so it appears warmer when the shimmer catches the light. Serai is described as being an eggplant shade and when in the pan it does look like that, but it is a brighter purple once applied to the skin.I thought it was going to be a really dark eggplant/plum by the shade in the pan but it is a much brighter, almost approaching an orchid shade. Serai is one of the more matte shades in the palette but it still does have a slight shimmer to it. You can see how the colours apply with both fingers and a brush in my swatches, both times I used theBalm lid primer as I would never wear eyeshadow without a primer, so I see no point in swatching it that way – I do need to find a good eco-friendly and natural eye primer soon though.

Finger swatches of the Ere Perez Chamomile eyeshadow palette in Pretty - top to bottom - Liz, Katiana, Bonnie, Pausha, Gaby and Sarai
Finger swatches of the Ere Perez Chamomile eyeshadow palette in Pretty – top to bottom – Liz, Katiana, Bonnie, Pausha, Gaby and Sarai
Ere Perez Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette
Ere Perez Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette

The Chamomile eyeshadow palettes contain chamomile oil as it has calming and soothing properties which make it perfect for sensitive eyes. The Ere Perez Pretty Chamomile eyeshadow palette contains native rice (Oryza sativa) starch, mica, calcium silicate, caprylic / capric triglyceride, triheptanoin, chamomile (Matricaria recutita) oil, carnauba (Copernicia cerifera) wax, tocopherol (Vitamin E), potassium sorbate and may contain CI 77891 titanium dioxide. It doesn’t contain potentially irritating ingredients like talc and carmine so it’s perfect for sensitive and my eyelid eczema. I love eyeshadow but I don’t use it anywhere near as often as I want to as my eye eczema reacts so easily to products, so I’m glad I have a sensitive skin friendly eyeshadow option. The eyeshadows aren’t the most pigmented that I have tried but they do make lovely subtle eye looks and can be ramped-up if you use setting spray on your brush beforehand. The palette doesn’t come with a brush, which I’m happy with as shading brushes in eyeshadow palettes are never worth using. Ere Perez do make eyeshadow brushes that you can buy separately. They are all double ended which makes them good for travel and are made with biodegradable ingredients and vegan bristles. I have the Eco Vegan Line and Blend brush but there is also a Eco Vegan Smudge and Shade Brush. As I don’t have the shading brush I actually used the Ere Perez Vegan Lip and Conceal Brush to apply to eyeshadows to the eyelid which worked just as well as my other vegan shading brushes. I tested all shadows with both the Ere Perez brush and my normal vegan eye brush to make sure that I was getting an accurate picture of how the eyeshadows applied. Bonnie and Pausha are the hardest to apply but they are also my favourite shades and I don’t mine using a wet brush or fingers for pretty shades. I was surprised that there were no matte shades in the palette. You can get a full eye look by using Katiana in the crease, a shimmer on the lid and Gaby to darken the corner with Liz as a highlight, but I will typically be pairing this palette with a matte palette too as I really do like having the shimmer on the lid and not in the crease. This palette is however a great size for travel or to just put in a bag for touch ups during the day and I would tend to only touch up the shimmer and not the mattes so it would work well that way.

Brush swatches of the Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette by Ere Perez
Brush swatches of the Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette by Ere Perez
Ere Perez Chamomile eyeshadow palette in Pretty with Eco Vegan Smudge & Shade Brush & Vegan Lip and Conceal Brush
Ere Perez Chamomile eyeshadow palette in Pretty with Eco Vegan Smudge & Shade Brush & Vegan Lip and Conceal Brush

Ere Perez makes two bronzers, Tulum, meant to create a golden glow, and Roma a blush and bronzer combined, both are supposed to be suitable for all skin shades. I have Roma to share with you today. The Ere Perez Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer in Roma contains 9 g of product and retails for A$42. It comes in a sleek white compact with inset mirror for easy application on the go. Roma is a split pan product, so there is a different colour on either side of the pan, each colour can be used separately or they can be mixed together and used that way too. This is a multitasking powder that can be used on the cheeks for contour, bronzer or blush, as well as on the eyes and lips. I love the idea of this product and how versatile it is but it just isn’t a product I can use for bronzer, contour or blush as it’s just far too dark and orange for me. I have swatched it next to other bronzers in my collection so that you can see how it compares. I recently reviewed theBalm’s Oliver bronzer that is a good shade for me, which you can see if a very different shade to Roma. I think Roma will be a good shade for people with a tan and it’s got a beautifully smooth texture, but it just doesn’t suit me.

Top to Bottom - Ere Perez Roma left side, Ere Perez Roma right side, Dusty Girls Mineral Bronzer, theBalm Balm Desert and theBalm Oliver swatches
Top to Bottom – Ere Perez Roma left side, Ere Perez Roma right side, Dusty Girls Mineral Bronzer, theBalm Balm Desert and theBalm Oliver swatches
Ere Perez Roma Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer
Ere Perez Roma Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer

The Ere Perez Eco Vegan Blush and Bronze brush came with the bronzer. so I tried it out with products that are suitable for me skin tone. It is nice and soft and a really good shape to apply brush. I like to use really big fluffy brushes for bronzer as I need to diffuse it so much on my fair skin, but if I had darker skin, it would work well for that purpose too. The handle is smaller than other brushes with the same bristle length and fullness, which makes it another great brush for travel. All the Ere Perez brushes are perfect for travelling with.

Ere Perez Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer in Roma with Eco Vegan Blush and Bronze Brush
Ere Perez Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer in Roma with Eco Vegan Blush and Bronze Brush

I really love to support brands that on’t test on animals but are also environmentally friendly. I don’t tend to buy many eyeshadow palettes as I always run out of my favourite shades and then I won’t use the rest of the shades without them. So being able to buy replacement single eyeshadows to put into a palette is a great idea from Ere Perez. The shades in the Chamomile Eye Palette in Lovely go together nicely. They’re not the most pigmented shades I’ve tried but they do make beautiful, more subtle looks. I really love the look of the shades in the Lovely palette but Beautiful and Gorgeous would be so useful too. These shades aren’t going to be suitable for a bold Instagram eye look, which is something I never do anyway, so it’s fine with me. The eyeshadow palettes are small enough to travel with and the brushes are great for travel too. My favourite part though, is that the eyeshadows are made for sensitive skin as I want to wear eyeshadow more often, it’s just so hard when most eyeshadows do contain irritating ingredients. The split pan of the Ere Perez Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer in Roma is such a great idea. I would love to have a shade with a bronzer colour I could actually use on one side and a pink or peach blush on the other side. For those of you with darker skin than mine, this could work really well for you. If you use this and it works for your skin tone, let me know in the comments. I really like Ere Perez as a brand. Every product is packaged so well and the time spent on getting the ingredients and formulas right really shows. I know they’re a smaller brand and therefore can’t release the bronzer shade ranges that other brands do, but I am happy to enjoy the products that do work for my skin tone. Ere Perez also make skincare and nail products. You can check out my review of the Blue Cypress Face Nectar that I wrote. I’ll have a review of a nail polish and a couple more face products from Ere Perez coming soon. When I get a chance I really want to try their Carrot Colour Pot cream blush in Harmony, the Olive Oil Lipsticks and the Lovely eye palette. If you want to buy anything from Ere Perez then you can go to the Ere Perez website or you can purchase from Nourished Life or Flora and Flora (they’re both affiliate links – using my affiliate links helps me to keep this blog running). If you want to keep up with what I’m posting then you can sign up to email updates to get my blog posts sent to your inbox and you can find me on social media at – Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest.

What do you think of the Ere Perez Pretty Chamomile Eye Palette and Roma Rice Powder Blush and Bronzer? Have you tried any other Ere Perez products that you love?

Love, Alinta

4 Comments

  • Lo BruisedUpDollie 25/08/2018 at 3:24 am

    I think they look beautiful. I love a good neutral palette for every day looks!

  • Tracey 25/08/2018 at 11:44 pm

    Liking the colours in both these, shades I’d wear

  • Tiffany Huddleston 26/08/2018 at 5:04 pm

    Really great detailed review! The eye palette shades are gorgeous and I appreciate they are cruelty free.

  • Ehmkay Nails 27/08/2018 at 9:03 pm

    It’s a nice neutral palette for everyday looks!

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    I know I promised a blog post on these a very long time ago but that didn’t happen so here’s some swatches instead. These are some of @elatecosmetics cruelty, vegan and sustainable pencils. There’s the 4 EyeColour Pencils Gleam, Mystic, Evolve and Merit which are buildable and easy to blend. I’m so pale that Gleam and Mystic and almost my skin colour but I still use them for highlights. Then there’s Hearth the EyeLine pencil which is a neutral brown. And finally the LipColours Enigma and Ardent which I’ve shown you how to use as lipstick and blush previously in a video. I probably get the most use out of Mystic and Ardent. Mystic is a good neutral shade on me and Ardent is one of my fave lip colours. Which one is your fave? 
Anyone who wants to buy Elate in Aus can head to the Flora and Fauna website (affiliate link on my blog). 
Also tomorrow is my birthday and a present I would love is photos of people attending the reproductive rights rally in Melbourne. Please go tomorrow, wear a mask, and take a photo of yourself and send it to me 😉 best birthday present ever. 
#elate #elatecosmetics #elatebeauty #loveelate #lovealinta
    I know I promised a blog post on these a very long time ago but that didn’t happen so here’s some swatches instead. These are some of @elatecosmetics cruelty, vegan and sustainable pencils. There’s the 4 EyeColour Pencils Gleam, Mystic, Evolve and Merit which are buildable and easy to blend. I’m so pale that Gleam and Mystic and almost my skin colour but I still use them for highlights. Then there’s Hearth the EyeLine pencil which is a neutral brown. And finally the LipColours Enigma and Ardent which I’ve shown you how to use as lipstick and blush previously in a video. I probably get the most use out of Mystic and Ardent. Mystic is a good neutral shade on me and Ardent is one of my fave lip colours. Which one is your fave? Anyone who wants to buy Elate in Aus can head to the Flora and Fauna website (affiliate link on my blog). Also tomorrow is my birthday and a present I would love is photos of people attending the reproductive rights rally in Melbourne. Please go tomorrow, wear a mask, and take a photo of yourself and send it to me 😉 best birthday present ever. #elate #elatecosmetics #elatebeauty #loveelate #lovealinta
    3 months ago
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    Here’s a video of Bonsai’s recovery from cruciate ligament surgery this year. He ruptured his cruciate just before my wedding, and then had surgery shortly after.  As well as repairing the ligament, the vet also created a deeper groove in his knee so to give his knee more stability. This is his second knee surgery as he had his other one done a year earlier. It’s very common for the second knee to be injured within a year of the first. His surgery and recovery were complicated by his IBD and heart failure, but as you can see his leg is doing really well now. I’ve been updating you in my stories about his heart failure. He doesn’t have much much time left with us, so I thought I would upload this so you can see that knee surgery is worth doing. I know lots of people are scared of the recovery period because crating can be demanding on your time and stressful for the dog, but giving them proper use of their leg back is worth it. I’ve seen dogs in rescue that are forced to go years without this surgery and the results are heartbreaking. The recovery can be hard, especially if there are other medical issues at play, like with Bonsai, but a good vet will try to make the dog as comfortable as possible for the recovery period. Humans get help when they rupture their ACL so please do the same for your dog. If you’re wondering how Bons is going today, he’s recovered from yesterdays sedation and is happily sitting on my shoulder - as per usual. There’s no way of knowing when his time will be up, so he’s being spoilt and loved until that day does come. He’s my little shadow who I love very much 🌒
#rescuedog #crutiate #crutiateligament #dogsofmelbourne #chihuahua
    Here’s a video of Bonsai’s recovery from cruciate ligament surgery this year. He ruptured his cruciate just before my wedding, and then had surgery shortly after. As well as repairing the ligament, the vet also created a deeper groove in his knee so to give his knee more stability. This is his second knee surgery as he had his other one done a year earlier. It’s very common for the second knee to be injured within a year of the first. His surgery and recovery were complicated by his IBD and heart failure, but as you can see his leg is doing really well now. I’ve been updating you in my stories about his heart failure. He doesn’t have much much time left with us, so I thought I would upload this so you can see that knee surgery is worth doing. I know lots of people are scared of the recovery period because crating can be demanding on your time and stressful for the dog, but giving them proper use of their leg back is worth it. I’ve seen dogs in rescue that are forced to go years without this surgery and the results are heartbreaking. The recovery can be hard, especially if there are other medical issues at play, like with Bonsai, but a good vet will try to make the dog as comfortable as possible for the recovery period. Humans get help when they rupture their ACL so please do the same for your dog. If you’re wondering how Bons is going today, he’s recovered from yesterdays sedation and is happily sitting on my shoulder - as per usual. There’s no way of knowing when his time will be up, so he’s being spoilt and loved until that day does come. He’s my little shadow who I love very much 🌒 #rescuedog #crutiate #crutiateligament #dogsofmelbourne #chihuahua
    3 months ago
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    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. 
#pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    With it being #pridemonth, we are going to talk about the A in LGBTQIA+ (while you look at some of my rainbow-ish nails from over the years). The A stands for Asexual, or Aromantic, or Agender,, but not Ally. Asexuals are people who don’t experience sexual attraction to others (or only do in certain circumstances, like those who are grey or demisexual). It’s a spectrum, we’re all different. Many aces still have relationships, whether romantic, sexual or queer-platonic. Asexuality is about attraction, not relationship status. Aces are frequently erased from the queer community. Last pride was particularly bad for ace erasure and hate. Aces belong in the queer community. Many aces have a hard time coming to terms with being ace in our hyper-sexualised society, and then they have to deal with erasure from their own community too. I personally would have been saved years of worrying that something was wrong with me if someone had just explained the difference between sexual and romantic attraction to me as a teen. There are so many amazing aces out there who deserve to be supported, especially by the queer community. So, don’t forget to include the A if you’re going to use the LGBTQIA+ acronym, and show for aces, whether you’re in the community or an ally. #pride #asexualpride #LGBTQIA #pridenails #rainbownails
    3 months ago
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    Plastic packaging and beauty products. What can one change do? When @trilogyproducts changed from plastic spatulas to bamboo ones, they stopped producing 208,000 plastic spatulas a year. For me, that means I now won’t be adding to my very large pile of plastic spatulas that I have accumulated over the years by using the Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream every day. No other night cream compares for me, so I’m glad I won’t add to that pile. I kept them all hoping that I would find a use for them but that has yet to happen 🤷‍♀️ A lot of beauty brands market that their plastic can be recycled, but many of those products can’t be put in curbside recycling. When they can go into the recycling bin it doesn’t mean customers are actually doing that, and even when the plastic does make it into the recycling bin, it doesn’t mean it’s actually recycled. There’s a huge amount of plastic in recycling centers that never gets made into something new. So I appreciate it when brands do make changes like this because I can see the result as a consumer. That doesn’t always mean the change is automatically better for the environment, because there’s no way of knowing if the brand uses more materials or greenhouse gases to make the new version. Beauty brands can be very cagey about their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly their scope 3 emissions. Therefore as consumers we can often only make best guesses as to which brands and products are the most sustainable choice. Changing plastic packaging is however a very obvious difference for customers, because we see the difference in where our waste goes. So as a customer I do like seeing brands moving to products that aren’t plastic, or at the very least using plastic that is easily curbside recycled. Many beauty brands have a long way to go before their products are easily recycled, but Trilogy is one of the brands who have made an effort to change this. So long story, short, I love Trilogy skincare products and appreciate that they are trying to make the brand more eco-friendly. What’s your opinion on this? Do you have a weird plastic spatula pile, or is it just me? 
#trilogy #trilogyskincare #discovertrilogy #lovealinta
    Plastic packaging and beauty products. What can one change do? When @trilogyproducts changed from plastic spatulas to bamboo ones, they stopped producing 208,000 plastic spatulas a year. For me, that means I now won’t be adding to my very large pile of plastic spatulas that I have accumulated over the years by using the Trilogy Replenishing Night Cream every day. No other night cream compares for me, so I’m glad I won’t add to that pile. I kept them all hoping that I would find a use for them but that has yet to happen 🤷‍♀️ A lot of beauty brands market that their plastic can be recycled, but many of those products can’t be put in curbside recycling. When they can go into the recycling bin it doesn’t mean customers are actually doing that, and even when the plastic does make it into the recycling bin, it doesn’t mean it’s actually recycled. There’s a huge amount of plastic in recycling centers that never gets made into something new. So I appreciate it when brands do make changes like this because I can see the result as a consumer. That doesn’t always mean the change is automatically better for the environment, because there’s no way of knowing if the brand uses more materials or greenhouse gases to make the new version. Beauty brands can be very cagey about their greenhouse gas emissions, particularly their scope 3 emissions. Therefore as consumers we can often only make best guesses as to which brands and products are the most sustainable choice. Changing plastic packaging is however a very obvious difference for customers, because we see the difference in where our waste goes. So as a customer I do like seeing brands moving to products that aren’t plastic, or at the very least using plastic that is easily curbside recycled. Many beauty brands have a long way to go before their products are easily recycled, but Trilogy is one of the brands who have made an effort to change this. So long story, short, I love Trilogy skincare products and appreciate that they are trying to make the brand more eco-friendly. What’s your opinion on this? Do you have a weird plastic spatula pile, or is it just me? #trilogy #trilogyskincare #discovertrilogy #lovealinta
    4 months ago
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