BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

August 25, 2019
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I’ve heard a lot of amazing things about BH Cosmetics before but have never actually tried anything from them. As I was browsing through Beauty Bay one night I was drawn to the vibrant Summer in St Tropez Palette. We all know I love a bright, bold eyeshadow palette and at only £12.50 how could I resist?!


From Beauty Bay:

A sixteen-colour eyeshadow palette.

Unleash your vibrant side with the Summer in St. Tropez Palette, a sixteen-colour palette of super bright matte and shimmer shades. These island-inspired hues will brighten up any makeup look and can be worn alone or together for an impactful vibe. You need this in your collection.


  • £12.50
  • Vegan
  • Cruelty-free
  • 16 shades
  • 6 shimmer shades
  • 9 matte shades


  • Sandy – Soft matte beige
  • Crepe – Matte orange/yellow
  • Exotic – Soft gold shimmer
  • Coastline – Silver grey shimmer
  • Marina – Pale pink shimmer
  • Cabana – Berry matte
  • Beach Club – Warm-toned pink shimmer
  • Super Yacht – Vibrant pink/purple shimmer

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

  • Paradise – Deep gold shimmer
  • Villa – Pinky-peach matte
  • Pampelonne – Vibrant azure blue matte
  • Bay – Navy matte
  • Intoxicating – Soft matte yellow
  • Night Life – Berry matte
  • Jet Set – Red matte
  • Sizzle – Pink matte with golden flecks

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review


As I’m sure you can imagine the packaging for the BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez palette is bright and summery. With multi-coloured beach umbrellas on the front and a bright yellow font, it’s definitely reflective of the shades inside and of the season. The palette is a pretty decent size and would be great to travel with. It has a large mirror inside which I think is always handy and is made of cardboard which feels nice and sturdy.

I’m a big fan of the packaging. I think it’s really fun and for the price, I’m very pleasantly surprised to see it has such a large mirror, plus the shade names are written under each pan rather than just on a plastic sheet. It definitely feels like a really good quality palette.

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

First Impressions

The shades in this palette are stunning! Honestly, they are beautifully vibrant and absolutely ideal for the summer months. This will definitely be my go-to summer palette as you can easily create many fun, unique looks with it.

Immediately the shade Pampelonne caught my eye, which is the bright blue. I was very excited to dip my brush into the pans and start creating some looks! These shadows feel nice and buttery and they’re extremely pigmented, very little building is needed. I’d say the colours in the pan are true to what they look like in swatches and on the eye too.

I did experience quite a bit of fallout and kickback in the pans, especially from the deeper matte shades. However, it was easy to clean up with either a fluffy brush or a bit of concealer. I haven’t used every single shade in this palette yet, but the shades I have used all blend together really nicely.

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

Mini Tutorials

As with every eyeshadow palette review, I’ve created 3 looks only using the Summer in St Tropez palette to show you all how diverse the shade range is.

Look 1

For the first look, I started with Jet Set and applied this to my outer corners and crease. I then used Superyacht on the centre of my lid and Marina on the inner corners and toward the centre. For my lower lashline, I added a pop of blue using the shade Pampelonne.

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

Look 2

The second look I created with this palette was definitely the boldest of the three. I started with Cabana and used this for my outer corners. Then I used the shade Bay for the centre of my lid and Pampelonne in the inner corners. I also used these 3 shades on my lower lash line too.

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

Look 3

For my third and final look, I used the shade Crepe as my transition shade and then used Jet Set in the crease. I then cut the crease and used the shade paradise all over my lid.

BH Cosmetics Summer in St Tropez Palette Review

Final Thoughts

I’m very happy with this palette and for only £12.50 you can’t go wrong! The shades are all so pretty and I don’t think there’s one that I wouldn’t use. It’s the perfect palette for summer and I’ll be getting a lot of use out of this over the next few weeks. It’s fun, bright, colourful, the shadows are all really pigmented and they blend wonderfully. There’s not one thing I dislike about the Summer in St Tropez Palette. I will be picking up more BH Cosmetics Palettes in the future so if there’s any you recommend please let me know in the comments!

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  • Chanelle

    August 26, 2019 at 8:04 am

    Wow, so vibrant and pigmented! Look 3 is my favourite ?

    1. Hollie

      August 27, 2019 at 10:35 am

      It really is very bright! The colours are amazing. Thank you! ?

  • alwayscleia

    August 26, 2019 at 8:11 am

    I want this palette even more now! The shades looks so beautiful & pigmented!

    1. Hollie

      August 27, 2019 at 10:35 am

      Oooh you should definitely get it! They are really pretty, vibrant shades ?

      1. alwayscleia

        August 28, 2019 at 6:28 am

        It’s so hard to pick just one palette from them, their whole travel series looks amazing. I also want the Love in London Palette 🙂

  • peculiarbelgian

    August 26, 2019 at 2:15 pm

    This palette is so beautiful. The colours are so pigmented and bright! I really enjoy the looks you created. So diverse and vibrant, wow! Great review! x

    1. Hollie

      August 27, 2019 at 10:36 am

      It is really pretty and so perfect for summer! I love how bright it is ? Thank you so much! x

  • Nicole

    September 4, 2019 at 5:52 pm

    I didn’t know this palette existed but it’s so pretty and the looks you created are fantastic!

    1. Hollie

      September 4, 2019 at 6:18 pm

      Aww thank you so much! It’s a great palette ?

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