What's In My Z-Palette

Hi ladies,

I recently purchased a Z-Palette from a UK blog Sale.
I was so exited when I got it!


I've always seen American girls rave about them and I know that the big one like this one (together with other smaller ones) are now available at PAM in the UK at £18.95 a pop!

I managed to get it for £14!
It was in immaculate conditions so it looked like new.

So, yesterday I did a bit of space detox and I depotted a lot of my misc e/ss into my new
Z-Palette and this is what it looks like at the moment:



The big round ones are from MUA but there's also some Urban Decay, 17, Famous, Rimmel, N7, Kryolan and MaxFactor.

I managed to depor about 19 eyeshadows which gave a nice breath to my e/s drawers.

The palette has a very strong magnet (the whole floor/bottom and the sides are basically a magnet) but the tricky thing is that you will need some magnets to attach to the depotted pans. Some brands (MaxFactor, Urban Decay, Bourjois and some Rimmel) do use magentised pans but a lot of brands don't so you need to do a bit of further DIY. 

Also, you will need some labels to add the names of the e/ss at the back 
(f you can be bothered that is).

I'm so happy I got this palette. And yes, I did the CD DIY project before and it looked hideous!
Now I can see and use more of the products I have by just having a look at my palette stand because they are all there looking at me thanks to the transparent cover. Clever!
 :-)

I know that you can take the dividers from the MAC palettes and do something similar but I don't like that. I kind of like the dividers and how the MAC palettes look.

I will show you on another post how I depotted them.

XXX

Mercedes

What do you do with your single misc eyeshadows?
Do you go for customised palettes?
Do you have any depotting project you are proud of?

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  1. Nora Schu

    Nora Schu on 09/01/2011 12:20 p.m. #

    I think I need one of those palettes. <br />The weirdest depotting I&#39;ve ever done is in the ipod touch plastic box it comes in haha.

  2. Mybutterfly63

    Mybutterfly63 on 09/01/2011 12:27 p.m. #

    I really want one of these palettes! Been so tempted to get them so many times but never have. Going to have to get one tho. Great post :) xx

  3. Andrea

    Andrea on 09/01/2011 12:47 p.m. #

    I&#39;m getting rid of all my single eyeshadows. Almost all of them were from cheap brands and I didn&#39;t like it a lot, so I&#39;m giving them to my little cousin, she will use them more than me. Nowadays, I only have two single eyeshadows and it&#39;s the most practical thing ever!

  4. Sprinkleofglitter

    Sprinkleofglitter on 09/01/2011 1:39 p.m. #

    Ooohh thanks for this post, I&#39;ve been thinking about getting a z-pallette for a while now :)<br />Also, I love seeing what people put in them, lovely pictures xxxx

  5. sabina

    sabina on 09/01/2011 2:14 p.m. #

    ohh i really want one of these now!<br />thanks for this post<br />x

  6. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 09/01/2011 4:29 p.m. #

    @Nora Schu:LOL, how does it look? Do you have photos? XXX<br /><br />@Mybutterfly63: I was tempted too so when I saw it on a blog sale I just had to have it. XXX<br /><br />@Andrea: That&#39;s a good way to go! Your cousin must love you now. XXX<br /><br />@Sprinkleofglitter: I love seeing other people&#39;s palette too! It&#39;s interesting how people combine colours.XXX<br /><br />@sabina: They are so worth it! They look pretty too! XXX

  7. Kaitlyn

    Kaitlyn on 09/01/2011 8:10 p.m. #

    this has been on my wishlist for awhile!

  8. FunnyFaceBeauty

    FunnyFaceBeauty on 09/01/2011 10:23 p.m. #

    Awesome. I am waiting for mine in the mail and then am going to do a post on depotting. Can&#39;t wait to try it out.

  9. Georgina

    Georgina on 09/01/2011 11:03 p.m. #

    When I have a few pounds to spare I think I&#39;ll definitely be investing in one of these - will just save so much space! x

  10. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 09/01/2011 11:20 p.m. #

    @Kaitlyn: Same here! XX<br /><br />@FunnyFaceBeauty: I&#39;ll be posting my depotting post anytime too. I&#39;ll have a look at your post as well...you always discover new tricks. XXX<br /><br />@Georgia: It&#39;s incredible the space you save. And then you discover how crap some e/s pots are. XXX

  11. Rachy

    Rachy on 10/01/2011 10:11 a.m. #

    nice palette, love all the purple shadows! xx

  12. she walks iin beauty

    she walks iin beauty on 11/01/2011 12:10 a.m. #

    I bought my Z Palette a few months ago and I love it! The quality is much better than I expected. It&#39;s a work in progress and not completely filled yet, as I still have a lot of depoting to do, but it&#39;s amazing!<br /><br />-Ariana<br />shewalksiinbeauty.blogspot.com

  13. Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up

    Mercedes- Ms Purple Make-up on 12/01/2011 11:35 p.m. #

    @Rachy: Thanks! These are mainly drugstore. Let me know if you want to know what they are. XXX<br /><br />@Ariana: I think my Z-Palette will always be a work in progress. It&#39;s the beauty of them and you can constantly change what you put in them. I agree...the quality is better than expected. XXX

  14. maphi

    maphi on 13/01/2011 1:51 p.m. #

    this is amazing xx

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