2. I like inexpensive, quality makeup
3. I LOVE NYX Glitter Cream Palette!
The website says it's 6.00 USD, but I purchased my pallet in "Sureal" for only 4.00 at a beauty supply shop (probably because "palette" was spelled wrong). I like using this formula with powders because it intensifies the pigments while adding a glittery effect. After experimenting with this cream shadow, I learned a couple things. It does not play well with other cream formulas, and it's a must that you pat it on, not stroke or rub. I like using a foam tip eyeshadow applicator or a concealer brush. It can be a little frustrating to get the hang of it at first, but once you figure out how to apply it, you will love it.
Here are the shades on my bare skin:
With a black base:
With a white base:
You can see how the glitter is subtle so that it's fun and pretty, not strippery.