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— June 16, 2016 —

Swatches | BECCA Champagne Collection Eye Palette + Negative Return Experience


Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Eye Palette (0.30 oz.) retailed for $40 USD ($48 CAD) and has recently been discontinued and pulled from both the Sephora website and stores.


Becca Champagne Collection Eye Palette ― There has been a lot of controversy surrounding this palette since its launch and has since been discontinued. If you are unaware, definitely do some research as it's very enlightening, especially if you love makeup.

Yes, I am a fan of Becca products and yes, I did purchase this palette myself. The Ombré Nude and Ombré Rouge Palettes are certainly worth checking out, meanwhile this one is not. The differences, performance and quality is on opposite sides of the spectrum. I will admit the shadows swatched fairly decent at first, besides being quite chalky and powdery, but once it came to actually using and blending the shadows, it's was a mess... or I suppose not, since the shadow was sheer and disappeared! The powders themselves also smelled like chemicals... nothing I've ever noticed from the brand's products before.

My reasoning behind this post besides sharing my swatches, was to mostly share my experience during the return process at my local Sephora store—the cashier made the transaction uncomfortable and made it feel as though she was going to deny my right to return the product. She felt the need to interrogate every detail; how I applied and blended the shadows, my reasons for being unsatisfied, etc. The whole experience wasn't JUST a thorough return policy, it felt like a grudge for returning the palette, whether she be a fan of the palette herself or a supporter of the collaborator. I understand customer service having to make sure the product is still intact, but having to personally swatch each shade to try and justify the palette and "make sure I really want to return it" is unnecessary.

Do I regret returning this palette? Absolutely not, it was $50 that will be better spent elsewhere. So how about you folks, did you try this palette for yourself? What was your experience? Did you have any confrontations about returning it?



Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Eye Palette

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Eye Palette

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Eye Palette

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Eye Palette

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Chardonnay

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Chardonnay

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Champagne Toast

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Champagne Toast

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Cordial

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Cordial

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Cognac

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Cognac

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Bordeaux

Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Eye Palette in Bordeaux


Disclaimer: All product(s) featured were purchased by me for personal use.