Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Pan That Palette 2017 Intro

I'm obsessed with following Youtubers and bloggers who participate in "Pan That Palette" or "Project Pans". I find them not only interesting to watch, but it prompts me to use my products more, not just getting stuck in a rut.

If you don't know, a Pan That Palette simply means finishing a selected palette. Not an easy task, but I find it oddly rewarding hitting pan (or the bottom) of my eye shadows. For some this may be devastating, but I have so many that it feels good to know I am actually using a product than have it sitting there collecting dust.

On my Instagram back in February of last year I started showing my progress of a palette that I had decided to pan. Of course, I started big. An 88 palette. I had already finished 8 pans and by my last update at the end of November I had finished 28 eye shadows. Obviously, I'm still not finished, so have decided to carry the project into 2017.


This is the 88 Warm palette. It is a little worse for wear, the lid is not even attached any more. My goal for this palette is to finish the usable colours. There are a couple that just do not preform well at all and I know I am not going to get through the silver/grey shades. I don't wear them and I'm not prepared to wear shades that I dislike.

I have 38 empty pans, and I've hit pan on 8. There's probably around 8 shadows that I won't use, so my aim for this year is to try and get through 42 eye shadows. Sounds daunting, but I can easily use this palette on a daily basis, there's many shades that I use for eye contouring. There's also a couple of shadows that I use for highlighter, bronzer and blush. Getting a brush into the small pans is not easy, but I make do.

Wish me luck!

4 comments:

  1. That does look daunting, but you can do it! I find it takes ages to use up eyeshadows. I have panned 4 shades from my Maybelline Nudes palette but I use that nearly every day. Good Luck!

    Di from Max The Unicorn

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    1. Thank you, Di! Thankfully, the pans are quite small. I'm sure I'll get there, I just have to maintain my determination, lol xx

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  2. Oh I know what you mean about how satisfying it is. I dont have any super huge palettes like this one but at the moment im working on one with 8 nude shades...Ive completely used 3 shades and hit the pan on 2 others. I always love it when I manage to have my 7 week overseas holiday each year as it forces me to use set products while im away.

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    1. You're doing well with the palette, I'm sure it will be so satisfying to finish it xx

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