Tarte Magic Star Holiday 2017 Collector’s Set ($49.00 for 1.23 oz.) is a new, limited edition holiday palette that includes four cheek colors, two lip colors, eyeliner, mascara, and 25 eyeshadows.
I saw little that was promising in the set as several of the mattes had dry, stiff consistencies that required product to be scraped off to transfer any coverage to my arm to show a swatch. Other mattes were sheer, not that buildable, and took extra effort to blend out. The shimmers were decent but some were dry to the touch and often applied unevenly, lifted as I blended them, or otherwise lost intensity on the lid. They were all prone to fading faster than the average eyeshadow from the few I wore for testing longevity. There’s a good chance this palette gets pushed to the bottom of my priority list, but I’ve been keeping up fairly well with the holiday releases so there may still be a full, in-depth review in the future.
Tarte Magic Star Collector’s Set