the Balm Nude Dude Eyeshadow Palette Volume 2 is a new permanent eyeshadow palette that the Balm has introduced for Fall/Holiday 2014 that contains 12 shades of shadow, a brush, and a full size the Balm Body Builder Mascara.

The original palette featured some very pretty shades of gold, taupe, and neutral browns with a good deal of shimmer.

The new palette has a wide range of natural shades along with some sultry richer browns in a mix of matte and shimmer formulas.

At a glance the shades looked chalky but they actually apply and swatch beautifully although they are quite powdery and crumble easily.

You’re either going to find the palette completely cute or completely tacky. My mind is that of a 13 year old boy so I had that moment of giggles erupting when I saw the pictures of the “dudes” inside!

My girl side was all “awwww such cute packaging” but my inner boy side was like, “there are near naked people on this palette! There’s a generously sized mirror inside the palette as well as a dual ended shadow and liner brush.

I thought the liner side of the brush very handy but the shadow brush was a little too small for all over lid use.The palette is made from a sturdy cardboard and features a magnetic closure.Don’t worry it’ll be available on the Balm’s website shortly and but as of now it’s available at and will pop up in store soon as well!I sure do miss the Balm at Sephora but I’m every so delighted they are available at Kohl’s now!Sometimes it’s nice being able to grab your fav brand in store versus waiting for an online shipment ya know?The original palette had featured a pin up girl design which also follows through on the front of the new palette however, inside, you’ll find some pin up guys!