DMQ Holiday Palette + Mystery Bundle Review

DMQ Holiday Palette
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I like the color selection for this palette! I thought it would of been great for everyday wear. But I was greatly disappointed when I started swatching them.

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Left to right: Cherish, Trust, Empowered, Dazzle, Intent, Blessed, Glory, Hope, Loving, Adored, Create, & Limitless. Please keep in mind, I had to build up all of the shadows.

Cherish (pink shimmer), Trust (vanilla shimmer), Glory (beige metallic), & Hope (warm brown with gold glitter)
-good pigmentation except for Cherish
-smooth
-buildable

Empowered (brown metallic) & Dazzle (gray metallic)
-dry
-good pigmentation
-buildable
– a little crumbly

Intent (matte navy)
-dry
-okay pigmentation
-buildable

Blessed (white duochrome)
-dry
-poor pigmentation
-not buildable

Loving (shimmery brown)
-smooth
-good pigmentation
-buildable

Adored (matte deep purple with some micro glitter)
-crumbly/flaky
-okay pigmentation
-buildable

Create (matte gray)
-dry
-poor pigmentation
-semi buildable

Limitless (shimmery green)
-dry
-poor pigmentation
-semi-buildable

Overall:
I was disappointed with this palette. I’m okay with the drier formulation but the shadows should at least have good pigmentation to compensate. I don’t think I will using this palette anytime soon.

Mystery Bundle
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The mystery bundle includes 6 random shadows, blush, highlighter, or cream lipsticks. I ended up with 4 shadows, 1 highlighter, and a cream bronzer I believe.

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Once again, the shadows were dry and it takes some work to build up the color.
Overall:
This was not worth the money!!! Definitely skip out on the mystery collection. Actually, just skip the entire cosmetic line from DMQ.

Diva Makeup Queen Dream Big Palette Review

I have always been curious about DMQ Cosmetics ever since Wing (Divamakeupqueen) came out with her line. I tried doing my own research on the products before purchasing these during the Black Friday sale. But there weren’t much reviews. So I decided to give these a try for myself. I got the Best Bundle: DMQ Dream Big Palette + Holiday Palette + Mystery Collection for about $40 something, give or take a few dollars, with tax and shipping.
This blog will only be about the DMQ Dream Big palette (as you can tell by the title). I didn’t want the review to be so lengthy, so I had to split each collection up.

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The Dream Big Palette includes 13 shadows, with different finishes and different formulations. The shadows were not consistent.

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Courage & Gratitude are the two small eyeshadows.
-They are smooth.
-Okay pigmentation
-Buildable
-Courage was a bit crumbly

Vision, Passion, Purpose, Perseverance, Faith, & Believe are the medium size eyeshadows.
Vision (white) & Perseverance (light brown)
-dry/stiff
-horrible pigmentation
– not very buildable

Passion (taupe) & Faith (medium brown)
-matte
-smooth
-soft
-good pigmentation
-Buildable

Purpose (beige)
-smooth
-soft
-a little crumbly
-good pigmentation
-Buildable

Believe  (dark brown)
-dry
-Okay pigmentation
-Buildable

No Name was given to the black shadow
-rough
-dry
-poor pigmentation
-not very buildable

Inspiration (pink), Imagination (lilac), Strength (blue), & Power (yellow green); larger eyeshadows.
-smooth
– good pigmentation, except for Strength which has okay pigmentation
-buildable

Overall:
This palette was very disappointing. I don’t think I would be reaching for this palette anytime soon.