eyeshadows

Makeup Geek 9-Eyeshadow Starter Kit | Review

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Having not tried Makeup Geek eyeshadows before I figured the best and most cost effective way to try would to be to buy the starter kit, and luckily I wasn’t disappointed. The mattes are probably the best matte eyeshadows that I’ve ever used! The kit contains a great mix of warm, cool, shimmer and matte shades so it makes it super versatile when creating makeup looks.

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(l-r: Shimma Shimma, Creme Brulee and Glamorous)

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(l-r: Prom Night, Unexpected and Drama Queen)

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(l-r: Cocoa Bear, Mocha and Corrupt)

What I found strange about these shadows is usually I find that shows swatch better on your hand then they do apply on your eye with a brush, however these look better applied on the eye than they do in a swatch! I would definitely recommend these shadows.

The kit is $50 and available here.

(All products in this post were purchased by myself – all opinions are my own)

Phee’s Makeup Tips Limited Edition Christmas Eyeshadow Duo| Review

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Phee is killing it again with her Christmas duo! The shades are the perfect to create a glitzy Christmas look that will have all eyes on you. All of Phee’s eyeshadows are super pigmented but I feel like these shades take it even further.
Moreish is an intense foil gold and Pyrite is a more subtle antique gold with a black base.

Check out my instagram for a moving swatch:

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You can expect a tutorial using these shades soon!

The duo is available for £11 here or for £6.50 each.

(All products in this post were purchased by myself – all opinions are my own)

Urban Decay X Gwen Stefani Palette | Review

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Urban Decay and Gwen Stefani have teamed up to create this beautiful palette. Unlike most celebrity makeup collaborations this palette feels like Gwen had a real input. The colours inside will work best with someone of a similar skin tone to her so it’s perhaps not the most universal palette but it works perfectly for me.

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(l-r: Blonde, Bathwater, Skimp, Steady and Punk)

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(l-r: Baby, Anaheim, Stark, Zone and Serious)

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(l-r: Pop, Harajuku, Danger, 1987 and Blackout)

As with all Urban Decay shadows, I feel they show up better on the eyes when using Primer Potion underneath, but I’m pretty impressed with the palette!

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Here’s a quick look that I created using a few of the shades in the palette.

 The palette is £40 and available tomorrow (I think!) from Urban Decay counters.

(All products in this post were purchased by myself – all opinions are my own)

 

Phee’s Makeup Tips PHEExWD Trio | Review

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The latest eyeshadows created by Phee’s Makeup Tips (she has two new shades coming out very soon).
Tell It To The Frogs is a lime green with gold duo chrome
Coda is an earthy red with subtle blue reflects
Dead Weight is a midnight blue with purple reflects
I would describe these shadows to be satin as they all have only a soft shimmer to them, they are super pigmented and easy to blend.
I personally tend to stick to neutral colours on my eyes but it will be fun creating some looks with these shades!

The shadows are available as a trio for £15.50 or individually for £6.50 each here.

(All products in this post were purchased by myself)

Phee’s Makeup Tips Mineral Eyeshadows | Review

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I was lucky enough to be sent the new mineral eyeshadows created by Phee’s Makeup Tips. I was super stoked to try them out and I wasn’t disappointed. The eyeshadows come pressed in a larger-than-usual 37mm pan giving you 3g of product. They will fit easily in a Z-palette and the minimal packaging is great for the environment (hooray!)

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The shadows are crazy pigmented and have a lovely shimmer to them that isn’t chunky in the slightest. When applying the shadows I didn’t experience any fallout, which is great considering shimmery shadows often do have a lot of fallout (just remember to tap the excess off your brush before applying) and they blended perfectly.

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Here’s a quick little play I had with the eyeshadows, I used Polilla all over the lid, Sphinx in the crease and under the eye (I do love a good warm colour in the crease) and Peppered to highlight the inner corner. The colours all look great together but would work perfectly alone as well.

The eyeshadows are available for £6.50 for 3g of product from her website and as with all Phee’s products, the mineral eyeshadows are cruelty free.

(All products in this post were gifted to me)

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