Review and Swatches of the Limecrime Venus XL (Pinks, Berries and Reds)

Review and Swatches of the Limecrime Venus XL (Pinks, Berries and Reds)

The Venus XL palette is a very pretty palette that I've been enjoying for summer. It is filled with rustic reds, pinks, bronze, gold, and berries shades. While I've known about Limecrime for years, I never picked up a palette before. This palette retails for 79$ in Canada but I was able to pick it up at Winners for a discount and decided to give it a try because I loved the color theory of this palette. It's very unique to my collection. This palette has 4 finishes to the shades: matte, sparkle matte, metallic, glow. I do find the formula to be different from the many palettes that I own. It has a mix of warm and cool toned shades. 

Limecrime defines the finishes by the following:

  • Matte: Buttery smooth and totally matte.
  • Matte sparkle: Same matte formula you love but with sparkle!
  • Glow: Soft, luminous finish. Not satin, not shimmer. It's glow!
  • Metallic: Ultra-shiny shimmer!
As a person who loves metallic shades, I don't get that in this palette. Most of the shades are more subtle. I do find the palette to be very pigmented and long lasting. It does have a drier formula that crumbles a bit when swatching however, when applying them to the eye, I have no issues. The drier shades are the more red ones. It comes in a sturdy cardboard packaging with a nice mirror. The packaging is pretty thick compared to other palettes I own.  

This palette is beautiful and I'm happy to have it, even more happy that I picked it up on sale. It's a great summer and fall palette. I would love to try more Limecrime products now that I've tried this palette. Their eyeshadow formula is very nice and easy to use. 

You can purchase this palette here. 56$ US
Canada here. 79$ Can

Review and Swatches of the Limecrime Venus XL (Pinks, Berries and Reds)

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  1. Oh I would love to have this palette too. The colors are on point. Thanks for sharing ♥️ ♥️ Hope you can check out our Instagram Influencer Auditor at, where it helps you check your Instagram account for fake followers and likes!


  2. What?! You found this at Winners? I've to stalk my local Winners now!

    Shireen⎜Reflection of Sanity

    1. Yes, I've only seen it once at my Winners. It was priced at 50$.

  3. I love the shade selection in this palette! Bonus that you got it reduced! xx


  4. The shades look gorgeous and so highly pigmented :)

    xx Alyssa | STYLE VANITY

  5. This palette is gorgeous!