James Charles Palette: Worth the Hype?


James Charles is a name recognized by almost anyone with an interest in beauty and makeup. Whether he is known for being the first male featured in a CoverGirl campaign, his Flashback Mary meme, or just his killer makeup skills, Charles has solidified himself as a household name in the world of beauty. With a whopping 13 million followers on YouTube and his recent collection with Morphe, that is currently sold out everywhere, it’s clear he is doing something right. Whether you are a die-hard “sister,” a casual viewer, or just someone who enjoys whatever hyped-up palette that’s hit the market, the question remains: Is the James Charles palette worth the hype?

Let’s find out.

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Morphe is a brand trusted for its affordable and quality brushes, eyeshadows, and makeup tools galore. With the praise of the most trusted makeup influencers, including Jaclyn Hill, the brand has glowing reputation with many makeup buyers. The James Charles palette delivers, and—you guessed it—she’s pigmented.

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This palette is packed with 39 shades to cater to a variety of looks. Whether you are looking for the more neutral and romantic shades, or colorful and eye catching, this palette has got you covered. If you constantly find yourself grabbing for the same soft brown shades that you know and love, then this is a great palette for you to try something new, and as James says, “Unleash your inner artist.”



In terms of price, it is very much a great value, offering up 39 shadows for the cool price of $39, a value that would impress even the thriftiest makeup lover.

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The Morphe x James Charles palette was made with love, and it shows. If you are on the fence about whether to add this palette to your makeup collection, the proof is in the pigment.