Tutorial: How to Depot Eyeshadow from a palette using Heat


After neglecting one of my eyeshadow palettes, my avon 8 in 1 water colours palette, I thought that it may be useful to depot them into my DIY Z Palette to hopefully reach for the eyeshadows more.

As I had never 'properly' depotted eyeshadow before I decided to google and tweet about it. Unfortunately nobody I found had depotted an Avon Palette before so I decided to take a risk and try the heat method.

What I used:
Greaseproof Paper
A Kitchen Knife
A Freebie Magnet
Nail Glue


To depot the shadows I first put my straighteners onto the highest temperature setting.I then placed the palette ( with greaseproof paper underneath) onto the straighteners until the glue started to soften. When this happened , I used the knife to pop the pans out of the palette. When I had depotted all of the pans out using this method, I turned them upside down and painted a small blob of nail glue. Next I cut a magnet, a freebie one, into small strips and attached it to the pans and left to dry. I then placed these into my DIY palette.

Have you depotted before?

* You can see a post about my DIY Z Palette here *

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  1. what a great post! i did this with all my MAC eyeshadows and put them into three palettes, it's so much easier than people think it is to do, but looks quite intimidating at first

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    1. So easy! I love having my shadows all in one place and the ability to mix and match x

  2. Nice idea.^^
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