Zoeva Cocoa Blend Palette Review + Swatches


If you read my 'what I got for Christmas 2016' post, you will know that I recently got the Zoeva Plaisir palette. The set comes with 3 palette from Zoeva including the Cocoa Blend palette which I am reviewing today. You can still get your hands on the Plaisir box but each palette is sold individually and you can pick this up for £18 at Beauty Bay.

I am so impressed with the pigmentation and quality of this palette. I love that it's in a thin, cardboard packaging as it doesn't take up too much room on my vanity and is perfect for travelling with. The shadows are easy to blend with and don't have too much fall out to them.

The Cocoa Blend palette has a mix of 4 matte shades and 6 shimmery shades. The colours are mainly warm toned with 3 shades to the right of the palette gearing more towards the cool-toned colours. I love that you can go from everyday basics to a full glam with just this one palette. 

Top row: Bitter Start, Sweeter End, Warm Notes, Subtle Blend and Beans are White
Bitter Start: a matte creamy, white
Sweeter End: a champagne lilac-gold, which looks predominantly gold in pictures
Warm Notes: a bright, Jewel-like pink with a sheen finish
Subtle Blend: a bronze, sheen
Beans are White: a matte, charcoal brown

Bottom row: Pure Ganache, Substitute for Love, Freshly Toasted, Infusion, Delicate Acidity
Pure Ganache: a bright, yellow-gold sheen
Substitute for Love: a matte warm-toned, light brown - tiny specs in pan but not transferrable
Freshly Toasted: a matte, chocolate brown
Infusion: a matte charcoal brown with gold glitter
Delicate Acidity: an eggplant purple with a gold reflective sheen

I created the look below using shades from this Cocoa Blend palette. For full details of this look check out @neelamjayna


Over the next two weeks I will be sharing reviews on the Blanc Fusion and Caramel Melange palettes.

Love Always,Neelam xx

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  1. This eye shadow palette looks gorgeous. The shade 'Pure Ganache' looks particularly stunning! x


    1. Ahh I agree!! One of my favourite shades too 😌 Thanks for reading!

  2. I'm actually yet to try any Zoeva palettes and definitely need to sort that out pronto! The colours in this look beautiful and so wearable. Those swatches are gorgeous.

    Sincerely, Sarah xx

    1. Aww thank you! Yes, it's definitly worth trying out! I was so impressed to see how good the shadows are! Can't believe I hadn't tried them out sooner! xx