Too Faced Peanut Butter & Jelly Eyeshadow Palette: Review and Swatches

Hi loves,

I’m so glad I was able to purchase the limited edition Peanut Butter & Jelly Palette($36 USD) when I recently visited the States. It has the cutest packaging. The slender case has a raised peanut butter sandwich on it. This palette was part of Too Faced’s 2016 Spring Collection and is an ULTA exclusive, which we don’t have in Canada. It was also sold on the Too Faced but it is currently out of stock. 

Overview:

The PB & J Palette was created based on the popular “Peanut Butter” shade from the Semi-Sweet Chocolate Bar Collection. This palette features beautiful matte and shimmer shades, with 3 of them bigger in size than the others. The PB & J palette contains many warm neutrals with a pop of colour with a vibrant violet shade. The shades are infused with antioxidant-rich cocoa powder similar to the brand’s other chocolate bar collections but with a peanut butter twist. It has a slight nutty chocolate scent but don’t worry the palette does not contain any nut products for those who are allergic. Their signature glamour guide is included which illustrates three different looks to use as a reference.  Does anyone ever use these?  I usually create my own looks and ignore the pamphlet.  

Colour Breakdown:

  • Spread the Love: Medium Peach with Gold Sparkle
  • Peanut Butter: Matte Medium Orange Brown
  • Peanut Butter Cup: Metallic Golden Bronze with Gold Sparkle
  • Bananas: Soft Peachy Gold with Fine Gold Shimmer
  • Peanut Brittle: Metallic Burnt Orange
  • Jammin': Dark Chocolate with Golden Sparkle
  • Extra Creamy: Matte Creamy Beige
  • Jelly: Vibrant Orchid
  • Nuts About U: Matte Brown with Red

The long wearing colours are very pigmented and apply very smoothly with the exception of a couple. ‘Spread the love’ is a little dusty and creates some fallout but it looks amazing on the lid. ‘Extra creamy’ and ‘Jammin’ have a little drier consistency. The ‘Peanut Butter’ and ‘Nuts About You’ shades make great transition colours for the crease. The most anticipated colour of this palette (for me), ‘Jelly’, has more of a semi opaque finish. I had to swatch it a few times on my arm to get the colour shown in the pic. However, ‘Jelly’ looks really  pretty on the lower lash line. Another shade that stood out to me was ‘Peanut Brittle’; it’s a metallic bronze colour that swatched so soft and buttery.

 L-R: Spread the Love, Bananas, Extra Creamy

L-R: Spread the Love, Bananas, Extra Creamy

 L-R: Peanut Butter, Peanut Brittle, Jelly

L-R: Peanut Butter, Peanut Brittle, Jelly

 L-R: Peanut Butter Cup, Jammin', Nuts About U

L-R: Peanut Butter Cup, Jammin', Nuts About U

Final Thoughts:

Overall, I’m very pleased with the PB & J Palette.  I’m a sucker for cute packaging and this one is so convenient for travelling. As many of the colours are dupable, it may not be on everyone’s wish list but if you’re looking for a neutral palette with a pop of colour then this is perfect for you. I see myself using it very often this Spring.  Below is a pic of myself wearing this palette on my lids.

Anyone planning on picking this up?

Have a good day!

Samantha