Too Faced’s new Chocolate Bon Bons palette is the third installment of their “Chocolate Bar” palette series and has 16 eyeshadows in various finishes. I found the pigmentation to be good for the most part throughout the palette. I was most looking forward to Black Currant and hoping it was going to be a better purple than Candied Violet from the original Chocolate Bar palette. Unfortunately, while it swatches beautifully, it gets lost in translation when applied to the eyes. Layered over a purple base, it looks beautiful though (I have to do that with Candied Violet, too). Another disappointing shade in this palette for me was ‘Cashew Chew’. It’s much too light and hard to get it to show on the eyes. It could work as a transition color, but other than that I found it to be a rather useless eyeshadow.
Too Faced’s signature cocoa scent has carried on into this palette. However, it’s a tinge sweeter-smelling in this palette compared with the other two. Maybe my other two are beginning to lose their potency? (YAY for that!) (I don’t really care for the scent, personally …)
There are also a couple of repeats in this palette compared to the original Chocolate Bar; Molasses Chip is a dupe for Creme Brûlée and Mocha is a next to near identical color to Milk Chocolate. Divinity also resembles White Chocolate but is slightly more pigmented. My favorite eyeshadows out of the palette are Almond Truffle, Cotton Candy, Bordeaux and Totally Fetch.
Is it worth getting? I think so. If you really liked the first Chocolate Bar palette, and you like wearing pink eyeshadows, you will enjoy this one. It makes up for the Semisweet palette, in my opinion, and the quality / lasting power is pretty amazing. What do you think of this palette?
- Bordeaux (inner and outer third of eye and deepen crease)
- Sprinkles (applied wet to middle of lid)
- Almond Truffle (blend out Bordeaux in the crease)