Saturday, 28 June 2014

I ♥ MAKEUP


If you are a makeup addict, you might be interested in the new releases from Makeup Revolution. They launched a new sister brand called I ♥ Makeup last week and I got a chance to try a selection of the new products.


The packaging of this lipstick reminds me of MAC, but it is slightly more bulky and made with cheaper/lighter plastic. The shade itself is a pretty peachy coral, but it accentuates dry patches, so make sure to prep your lips with a scrub and lip balm before applying this colour. I find most peachy lipsticks a bit drying for some reason and this one reminds me of MUA Juicy and Look Beauty Tangerine Cream. Other shades (especially darker ones) should be much easier to work with.


The packaging of the gloss isn't my cup of tea to be honest and it feels too bulky, but the nude colour is stunning! The formula is non sticky and applies beautifully and I have been wearing this shade every day since I got it. 


The new heart shaped triple baked blushers/bronzers/highlighters are seriously 'inspired' by Too Faced, but let's just ignore it and focus on the quality. The cardboard feels a bit cheap and the formula isn't as pigmented as I would like it to be. Unfortunately, the colour of this bronzer doesn't really show up on my skin tone. It works as a very subtle highlighter though. 

lipstick, bronzer, lipgloss
lipgloss, lipstick
This palette is probably the best value for money from the bunch. It features 36 stunning shades, including mostly shimmery ones and a couple of mattes. They are all amazingly pigmented and apply with minimal fallout. I haven't tried all the colours on my lids, but I created a look with the neutral ones and it lasted for 8 hours without a primer, before it started fading. The packaging is quite cool  and the design changes when you move the palette (as you can see on the photo above).

I ♥ Makeup Slogan Palette Makeup Geek Swatches. 

Overall, I thing that the packaging of this range is more appealing to teenagers than someone my age (27), but... the quality of most products is quite good for the price and somehow I am drawn to the heart shaped blushers and highlighters, chocolate bar inspired palettes and bright pink lipstick bullets. They would make nice gifts for younger girls.

All products are available HERE.

*PR samples


  

23 comments:

  1. I think it's quirky but like you say probably more appealing to teenagers, the packaging that is. The pigmentation in those eyeshadows look amazing - I think that is my favourite product you reviewed here. They looked stunning. Hope you are well. Love Laura xxx A Scottish Lass ❤️

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  2. The products looks great but for me the packaging is a huge turn off! Pretty impractical!


    Sam xo
    sjmcdf

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  3. Everything looks amazing (: The pigmentation of the eyeshadows is fantastic, I really love the shade range to (: xx

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  4. Quirky products and I definitely agree about the Too Faced similarity x
    Beautyqueenuk xx

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  5. I can't wait to try some of these products out.
    I love the pink packaging and the heart shaped boxes and those eyeshadows look amazing.

    Kat x
    www.raspberryribbons.co.uk

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  6. The lipgloss packaging almost reminds me of the Hourglass opaque rouges. The colours in the shadow palette are amazing, the shimmery blue from the bottom row looks so beautiful x

    Amy / srslylou

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  7. The palette looks so perfect!! I love the photos <3

    Kisses, Kali
    | Kali's inspiration board |

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  8. The bronzer and palette look beautiful, both perfect for summer!
    Mia xx
    http://miararaa.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. I really need to try some of these makeup revolution products, the palette looks amazing! Xx

    Lauraslittleloves

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  10. Your photos are beautiful Sandra, you could sell me anything with your amazing photography. This range looks nice & the packaging is fun. But I just feel like its nothing new or innovative. I agree that its more aimed at younger makeup fans & the price is purse friendly
    http://www.skins.nl/

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  11. Everything looks so pretty x

    books-and-memories.blogspot.co.uk

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  12. that pallet looks amazing and so pretty

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  13. I thought Makeup Revolution was a new line, and now they have already launched a sister line? To appela to a different market base? If so which one? The colors and packaging and pricing seem so similar (inexpensive). It seems like they are competing with themselves. Am I crazy???

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  14. I was trying to think of what the bronzer reminded me of or where I'd seen it before. Although it may be copied, it's a lot cheaper while still being cute xxx

    Verity | Life of Verity

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  15. I have really been looking into trying out the Makeup Revolution products. I have read mixed reviews about them but judging by the swatches of this palette, the eyeshadows seem to be quite true to colour and pigmented :) The lipstick colour is gorgeous and i reckon that i will be making a big order from that website very soon!

    Thank you for posting! Have a great day :)

    Ying ♥ || *- YingcBeauty-*
    X x X x X

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  16. I agree with the similarity to Too Faced, particularly that highlighter! It looks like a great line for teenagers venturing into make-up. How do the eyeshadows compare to something like MAC?

    Ellen Rozalia | www.ellenrozalia.com

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  17. Everything looks so pretty! :)

    http://everyella.blogspot.com

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  18. That eye shadow palette looks lovely! May have to place a cheeky order :) xx

    www.girluninterpreted.co.uk

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  19. I'm always keen on a new budget makeup brand to try - it means you can probably afford to buy a more adventurous colour or a product you're not sure on as you don't need to worry so much about the price. If I hadn't already spent so much on makeup this week I'd be placing an order right now to try a few bits!

    Gem x | flutter and sparkle - UK beauty and lifestyle blog

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  20. Wow! With those sorts of prices you can't really go wrong! Those lip products look so pretty and that palette looks like amaaazing value - 8 hours wear?! So many gorgeous colours too, lovely.
    Great post as always!
    Nicola x (@itsneecola)

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  21. The eyeshadows are amazing! And the blusher resembles toofaced packaging! So cute

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  22. Love the packaging of the lipstick, and the eyeshadows are so pigmented :o Amazing swatches x

    Kay ♡ imladiiekay

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