bareMinerals Gen Nude Latte Palette Review

If you used to follow me over on Sensitive Beauty Blog, then you likely saw this review back in August of 2019.  I wanted to post this one again because it still feels like one of those underrated products that deserves more attention.  This palette is also something that I still use and enjoy, so it feels appropriate to shine some light on it again.

bareMinerals Gen Nude Latte Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

I’ve had this little palette for just over a year now and I really enjoy the simplicity of it.  The textures on these are smooth (almost creamy feeling) and nicely pigmented.  The shimmer shades work well with both fingers and a brush.  I’ve only used the mattes with a brush and they blend easily, but I do have to be light-handed with the deepest shade.  In terms of formula, it is much softer than my preferred type of eyeshadow formula (MAC, MUFE), but I didn’t notice any fallout.  I personally don’t like the really soft creamy metallics and loosely packed mattes that are popular lately.  This seemed to strike a good balance between the two.  Although the shimmers feel creamy, there isn’t any excess powder kick-up or chunks to smooth out.

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bareMinerals Bounce and Blur Blush Swatches

bareMinerals Coral Cloud and Mauve Sunrise

The blushes in this collection are being marketed as having a “Fingertip-friendly bouncy powder” formula.  They retail for $29.00 on the bareMinerals website.  I don’t have a lot of experience with this type of formula, but I’d say they are like the Colourpop super shock formula.

bareMinerals Bounce and Blur Coral Cloud and Mauve Sunrise Blush Swatches on Dark Skin
bareMinerals Coral Cloud (left) and Mauve Sunrise (right)

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