Thursday, 15 May 2014

Purple/Pink Overload With Makeup Revolution

I love purple and pink hues in my makeup and sometimes I actually wear purple/lilac lipsticks in public. Obviously there is absolutely nothing wrong with that, but I know that it is still considered a little bit extravagant (especially during a walk in the park with my toddler, haha). Anyway... Here is a makeup look I created with some very affordable Makeup Revolution gems along with quick reviews of some of their eye shadows and lip products.

Mono Eye Shadows* in shades Rave All Night! and  Blow Your Whistle (£1.00 each)

The formula of these is surprisingly good for the price and the pigmentation is ok too. They are slightly harder to blend than UD's or TheBalm's matte offerings, but for £1.00 I can't really complain. They last on the lids for 10-12 hours.

Left to Right: Rave All Night! and  Blow Your Whistle
 Makeup Revolution Lipsticks* in shades Crime & Depraved (£1.00 each)

Considering the price tag of these, they are fantastic! The formula glides on like a dream and feels very moisturising and the pigmentation is insane! My lips are quite dry at the moment, but as you can see on the lip swatches below, the pink looks stunning on and the purple looks pretty good too (except the little patch in the middle) and they don't really accentuate the dryness. 

Salvation Velvet Lip Lacquer 'Keep Lying For You' £3.00

I adore Lime Crime Velvetines, but I can't possibly afford them all, so I am always on the lookout for cheaper alternatives. This baby stays put all day, unless you start rubbing it off with your fingers. It also feels very comfortable on the lips. I am slightly obsessed with it!

Left to Right: Lipstick in Crime, Lipstick in Depraved, Velvet Lip Lacquer in Keep Lying For You
Left to Right: Lipstick in Crime, Lipstick in Depraved, Velvet Lip Lacquer in Keep Lying For You

Lips: Makeup Revolution Velvet Lip Lacquer in shade Keep Lying For You

Eyes: Makeup Revolution Mono Eyeshadow in Rave All Night in the crease, blended out with MAC 217 brush and a little bit of MAC Nylon allover the lid and under the brow bone.

Brows: MAC Espresso

Do you like using pink & purple shades on your lips and eyes? I normally go for neutrals, but I like to experiment with more vibrant colours sometimes.

You can buy Makeup Revolution products from and

*PR samples



  1. Your make up looks amazing (:
    I love the lip lacquer shade, may have to pick it up soon (: xx

  2. I love that purple lipstick - looks great on you but I just don't think I would be able to pull it off!
    Love the look of 'crime' though so definitely going to check it out next time I'm in superdrug :)

    Keira | Little Law

  3. Purple is my favourite lip colour to wear, I really like that 'Depraved' lipstick!! x

  4. Stunning look! I ordered the lipstick in depraved and it came completely broken, then went out of stock! So upset it's so pretty :-(
    I love the lip lacquer shade!

  5. I loveeeeeeeee how you have done the eyeshadow! The purple lipstick really suits you :) I need to get back to using brighter colours on my lids you've inspired me to give it a go!

  6. Oh my days, I kinda need all those purples in my life. Purple lipstick is my fave <3

    Jane | Blush. Feathers. Lipstick.

  7. I am so surprised at how much I love the purple lipstick!

  8. Gorgeous colours and great swatches!

  9. You look gorgeous!! Very bright make-up and perfect for summer as a bold look :) love it such nice berry hues xx

  10. I've never heard of this brand. The makeup looks amazing, especially the lipsticks are amazing! <3

    xX Anine

  11. They are stunning colors. I don't wear them like I used to, when I was younger, but yes, they are certainly fun to put on once in a while.


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