First thing I noticed about the Semi-Sweet Palette, is that it is much thinner than the original. This is great for travel and the makeup hoarder like myself. Slimmer packaging = more makeup storage possibilities. The next packaging improvement is that the shadows are labeled! Thank the Lord! The original had a clear insert with the shadow names on it, which I have lost long ago.
By far my favorite row of colors. Those are so pretty and light I can see myself wearing them all spring with different pops of color.
Side by side comparison of colors. I feel like the original had a cooler theme in shades and the semi -sweet is a bit warmer in tones. I like to think of the original as milk chocolate and the new one as dark chocolate.
The original in all it’s glory. Notice the lack of names, thicker packaging, and cooler neutral shades compared to the Semi-Sweet Palette.
This bottom row is defiantly my favorite, especially around fall and winter time.
Both palettes are a great deal, smell amazing, have great pigmented, blend ability, and are wearable shadows. I like to recommend the chocolate bar palettes to all makeup lovers because it smells so dang good and so easy to use.
If your deciding on which of the palettes to purchase, I’d suggest figuring out if you prefer warmer tones (get the semi- sweet) or cooler tones (get the original).
If money is tight and you already own the original, don’t worry too much, you won’t miss anything drastically different, but if your a makeup lover it doesn’t hurt to own another wonderfully packaged palette that smells like chocolate. Makeup & chocolate? I think Too Faced gets it.
Will you be buying the new Semi- Sweet Palette? Do you already own the original Chocolate Bar Palette?
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Both the Chocolate Bar palettes have good color combinations that I just want to buy both of them there is just something that makes the 2 irresistable!
Miss Louise another chocolate anything would never be a bad idea :-p
Seereena R it’s beautiful hope you get it!
Amanda Crisp The original is wonderful! Hope you get it for Christmas 🙂
Elisha True- Yay! Hope you love it!
I just got the original palette and gravitate towards it on a daily basis! I think another chocolate bar palette wouldn’t be a bad idea 😉
love the packaging and the colors is so pretty ! i need to get this for myself as present for christmas
Great review! I love the packaging of these palettes, especially now that the new one is thinner! I’m definitely going to put the original Chocolate Bar palette on my last minute Christmas list! I think that I’d get more use out of thAt one.
Great review! Def going to buy the semi sweet palette after Christmas