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In the Balm of Your Hands Greatest Hits Palette Vol 2 :Review and Swatches

Hello beautiful people,

Today I am going to review a face palette from the brand The Balm Cosmetics.I always wanted to try some products from The Balm since it is an expensive brand in India I never got an opportunity to try them.Mary lou manizer and bahama mama bronzer are cult favourites among beauty lovers and were in my wish list for a long time.Recently the balm was having 50% off sitewide so I thought it is the best time to grab some stuff.This  palette grabbed my attention .It has all the best seller face makeup products from the brand.I loved the idea so much that I immediately ordered one from an instagram seller.

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Product Details:

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Introducing In theBalm of Your Hand Vol. 2, the second edition of our coveted all-in-one face palette. This all-inclusive must-have features 4 blendable eyeshadows, 3 flattering blush colors, a matte bronzer and champagne-hued highlighter. Limitless looks await with everything you need “In theBalm of Your Hand”!

Price : 32 dollars  .I paid Rs 1600 + 100 shipping to an insta store.

My Thoughts about In the Balm of your hands Greatest Hits Vol 2 Palette

Packaging – It comes in a sturdy white cardboard packaging with a collage picture of all the balm face products in their original packaging.The outer cover is also same as the original palette.At the back of the palette the details and names of the products are mentioned.It has clear  big mirror which is a bonus.Overall I found the packaging very unique and travel friendly.

Pigmentation and Texture – All the shades are very pigmented.A little goes a long way with all the products.The blushes are smooth and buttery .They blend beautifully into the skin.Blushes from The balm are very popular because of their amazing quality and blendablity. I did not find them chalky or patchy.Even the darker colours performed very well.They are not too powdery so there is very less kickback.

Shades : It has all the mini sizes from different balm eyesadows,blushes and bronzer.It has:

matte reed “from the balm meet matt(e) trimony palette – It is dark matte brown.Very pigmented and smooth.

“firm” from nude tude palette – It is  a shimmery  dusty bronze colour.A beautiful all over the lid colour.

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“matte russo”from meet matt(e) adore palette – Light browny rose pink colour and its matte.

alice copper” from the balm Rockstar palette –  A shimmery burgundy shade

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matte reed,firm,alice copper and matte russo L to R

 Mary lou manizer – A champagne coloured highlighter can be used as an eye shadow. No need to praise this we all know.

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Bahama mama bronzer – A cool toned matte bronzer another “star” from the brand.

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Mary lou manizer (L) Bahama mama bronzer (R)
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 Down boy – It is  baby pink coloured matte blush.It can be used as an eye shadow also

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Frat boy – It is peachy pink matte blush again can be used as an eye shadow also

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 “Houndstooth” from the Instain blush range – It is a plummy mauve satin blush.

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Down boy,frat boy and Houndstooth (L to R)

Staying power: All the products have good staying power.These stay for around 6 to 8 hours.They does not crease on my eyelids..

Overall,I think it a great idea to have different mini products in one palette.It is so convenient while travelling.It is great palette if you want to try different products from the balm .I  purchased it during the sale which is a total steal for me.I am very happy that I grabbed this palette.One thing I want to mention is that this palette is not available on Nykaa yet so if you want to try you have to get it through instagram sellers.I totally recommend this palette.

I hope you found it useful.

Thank you for reading

Bye.

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Jeffree Star liquid velour lipstick Gemini : Review & swatches

Hey everyone,

Today I am going to review Jeffree Star Velour liquid lipstick in Gemini.I got the mini version from the nudes bundle.For those who do not know Jeffree recently launched mini nude bundle.In which there are mini version of all his nude velour lipstick.Some insta stores are selling the singles from the bundle so I also grab one.I wanted Andgrogny but it was sold out so I went for Gemini.A full size Jeffree Star velour lipstick is for 18 dollars (Rs 1800 in India).I find minis are a good idea to try an expensive product for me as I do not wear makeup on daily basis.I heard so many good things about these lipstick so lets see how I find it.

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Mini nudes bundle by Jefree Star

 Price: I got the mini for 599 with shipping .It has 1.93 ml of product.
Product claims:

Gemini’s are extremely independent. They will not be pinned down by anyone or any rules. They need to experience the world on their own. Inspired by Jeffree’s best friend who is a Gemini, this terra-cotta warm-toned nude is the perfect finish to any makeup look!

Our liquid lipstick goes on opaque, dries completely matte and stays on for hours! This product is 100% vegan & cruelty-free! (tips before use: exfoliate with lip scrub then apply to bare lips! Avoid food with oil… and no making out, kisses are ok!)

Also: Paraben & Gluten-Free 

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My thoughts about Jefree Star Velour Liquid Lipstick Gemini

The mini Jeffree star Velour lipstick looks so cute it is the same packaging as his full sized Velour lipsticks.It has a transparent body and a pink cap with stars printed all over.The packaging looks sturdy and travel friendly.It has a screw type closure and it gets locked with a  sound . The applicator is very soft and it is easy to apply liquid lipstick with it.The consistency of the lipstick is neither thick nor thin.The consistency looked very similar to Colour pop Ultra matte or PAC retro gloss.It take a  minute to dry completely.I find these lipsticks very hydrating ,I applied it without any lip balm still it managed to moisturise my lips.The formula is amazing.It gives velvet matte finish without being dry.It is not 100% transfer proof ,it has minimal transfer but it does not affect the intensity of the colour.The pigmentation is opaque and single swipe is enough to cover lips. Jeffree Star Velour lipsticks are loved by beauty community and now I know why everyone love it.The formula is hands down best among the brands I have tried.I cannot say about Huda Beauty or Kat Von D but it is better than Colour pop,Sugar or PAC liquid lipsticks.It stays for around 7 hours with light snacking.Like all other liquid lipsticks very oily food can break these lippies.It does not crumble or become powdery like Makeup Revolution Velvet lacquer.It have a very faint smell nothing strong which fades after a couple of minutes.DSC03994DSC03995

Gemini is a stunning nude colour for medium skin tones.It is described as a terra cota warm nude colour.It is a beautiful nude with pinky peach undertones.I love how the shade looked on my skin tone. It will suit fair to medium skins pretty well.I am happy with the shade because I do not have anything like in my kitty.

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Overall,I really like the Jeffree Star Velour lipstick.The formula,shade,texture everything is top quality.I highly recommend to try at least one shade if you can get it easily.I am happy to try this shade.Will recommend it to everyone.

Thank you for reading

Bye

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Colourpop X Amanda Steele Weekend Warrior eyeshadow Palette : Review and Swatches

Hey beauties,

Today I am going to share with you all an eye shadow palette which was released some times back.,it is the result of collab between Colourpop and famous youtuber Amanda Steele and these are the first pressed eyeshadows from Colourpop. This palette was on Last call on Colourpop’s website on 50% discount.I really loved the colour scheme something not in my collection so I decided to pick it.I got it from an insta store .DSC03791

Price : 18 USD .I got it for  Rs 900 plus 100 shipping.

Product claims :

A highly pigmented formula that applies evenly and feels super velvety. This long-wearing shadow contains a unique combination of soft powders that adheres easily to the eyes, gives a soft focus effect, and blends smoothly and evenly.DSC03785DSC03787

My thoughts on  Colourpop Weekend warrior eyeshadow palette

Packaging : It comes in a  purple colour cardboard packaging.The packaging is sturdy and good quality but I think it is way too big for four shadows only.It has a magnetic closure.I find the packaging chic and beautiful.It is sturdy to travel but too big for four shadows.

Shades : There are three Matte and one shimmer shade in the palette.The colours are almost cool toned.You can achieve sultry smokey looks from the palette.I love the fact it has three matte shades.The shade named “burnout” is my favourite from the palette.

The four shadows are from L to R:

Throttle :Beige with slight sheen

Harley : A matte grey with purple hints

Burnout : A matte dark teal

Chopper : A matte blackish purple

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Staying Power :The shadows have decent staying power.They stay upto 5 hours without primer.The primer can definitely increase the staying power.They do not crease also.

PROS

  • Beautiful colour scheme
  • Amazing pigmentation and blendablity
  • Decent staying power
  • Chic packaging
  • Affordable (For U.S residents)

CONS

  • Availabilty in India
  • Not for those who wear neutral looks
  • Not affordable for Indians unless you get it on a discount

      Final Thoughts

I think it is nice cool tone palette for those who love smokey looks.The colour scheme is fab and quality is top notch.The only problem is its availability in India.I think Amanda Steele has done a great job,it is difficult to find such matte shades easily.If you love the colours definitely go grab the palette.

Rating : 4.5/5

Look I created using the Palette (sorry for brows as always ;))

Do you want me to post the breakdown of this look?Lemme know in the comment section below .

Thank you for reading.

Bye

 

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Makeup Revolution Blushing Hearts dupe Odbo Sweet Hearts 03 : Review & Swatches

Hello friends,

Today I am going to talk about a product which is a perfect dupe of Makeup Revolution Blushing hearts in terms of packaging and quality.I came to know about Odbo brand from Komal of My Happiness,she is an amazing you tuber.I watched her praising the brand so I thought I should also give it a try. Odbo is a Korean skincare and Cosmetics Company they have a variety of skincare and makeup products. I purchased it from a instagram seller Charis Enterprise,they have a lot of Sivanna and Odbo makeup .Charis Enterprise also sell on amazon. Read on more to know about the product.

 

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Odbo Sweet Hearts

Price : Rs 340 .

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Review

It comes in a pink  heart shaped cardboard packaging with three stripes of colors which can be used as a highlighter or eyeshadow. The cover has a transparent lid so it is easy to locate if you have more than one in your kitty. All the details are mentioned at the back of the product but I cannot understand as it is written in korean langauge.I wish it was written in English. This highlighter is very smooth and pigmented.It is very fine milled and shimmers are not chunky.You  need only little amount of product for that glow.I use just the tip of the brush to highlight my face. It has three stripes of color pale gold,coral and orange.If mixed together you will get a beautiful peachy coral highlight.

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single swipes of colors from top to bottom

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swatch when mixed together

In the swatches I have swatched the colors only once and it was just WOW .It lasts on my skin for 6 hours which is a decent amount of time.My favourite shade is the pale gold one it look so gorgeous on Indian skin tones.I picked up this shade because of this color only,it is so freaking beautiful.This shade is my current favourite highlighter I am obsessed with this one. The only drawback I find is that it is not travel friendly ,it might crumble easily if not kept with care.

Rating – 4.5/5

Conclusion – I really like the Odbo Blushing Hearts as it is affordable,smooth and pigmented.It is a worth try product if you are on a budget or just want to try brand or love the packaging (like me).I highly recommend this product.

Please tell me in the comments section your queries,experiences or suggestions.

 

Thank you for reading

Bye

 

 

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NYX Soft matte lip creams dupe Miss Claire Soft matte lip creams – Review and Swatches

Hi beautiful girls,

I love matte lipsticks and liquid lipsticks are my absolute favourite.Last year was dedicated to liquid lipsticks and every makeup brand from high end to drugstore launched their liquid lipsticks. NYX Soft matte lipsticks are famous drugstore lipsticks,they are NYX’s best seller because of wide range of colors and comfortable formula.I came to know about Miss Claire SMLC which is a dupe of NYX SMLC recently and purchased a bunch of them from an insta store.These come in various shades and are pretty affordable.These are very much loved by Indian beauty bloggers so I also thought to try them out .I purchase 5 of these.So ,scroll down to know my opinion about these affordable dupes of NYX SMLC.DSC03641

Product Claims:

It’s not lipstick nor it is gloss.It is nothing that you have experienced before.It’s a lipstick that goes on smoothly but looks matte.

Price – Price not mentioned on the pckaging.I purchased these for Rs 150 plus shipping from an insta store (Rs 275 on habbana.com )

DSC03651DSC03652DSC03653DSC03654DSC03655Packaging :The packaging is almost identical to NYX soft matte lip creams.These come in a transparent plastic tube bottle with a black cap.The packaging is nice and travel friendly.These are transparent so it is easy to locate.The bottles are light weight and sturdy.The shades are numbered and numbers are written on the bottom of the bottle.I find numbering system for shades difficult to remember, wish they had names.The packaging is quite nice specially considering the price.

 

Shades :I purchased shade number 02,04,12,36 and 47.

  1. 02 – It is a warm nude with peachy brown undertones.( Exact dupe of NYX stockholm).It will suit fair to medium skins.It may wash out dusky beauties.
  2. 04 – It is a beautiful every pink color.It will suit all skin tones.
  3. 12 – It is fushia with purple undertones.It will suit all skin tones.Gorgeous shade.(similar to NYX Prague liitle lighter ,not sure whether it is exact dupe or not)
  4. 36 – It is an orangey coral color.A toned down Orange.Nice color if you are afraid of bright orange .Perfect for summer.It will suit all skin tones
  5. 47 – A pink with brown undertones.Very beautiful color for a natural no makeup kinda look.It will also suit all skin tones .(Dupe of NYX Cannes)

 

Texture,finish and Staying power – The formula is light weight and creamy.It spreads very easily on  lips.It is kind of moussy texture .These smells like vanilla toffee.They settle to a matte finish after 1 or 2 minutes.These are very pigmented and single swipe is enough  to get the color. They are not patchy at all.These are buildable and medium coverage.The best part is that these are so comfortable and hydrating that you do not need to use any lip balm underneath.I have worn this without lip balms and O my gosh they don’t even accentuate dry patches on my lips.I have very dry lips and when I am in a hurry and don’t have time to prep my lips.I go for these cute little babies. The staying power is not very impressive they stays for around 3 to 4 hours.These are not transfer proof.These can’t stay after a full meal . In case of some liquid lipsticks you need to remove the lipstick to reapply otherwise it look weird and flaky but Miss claire SMLC are easy to reapply.They fade evenly and it is easy to remove them.

Lets summarise its Pros and Cons

PROs

  1. affordable and widely available
  2. Variety of shades (30 or 40 shades)
  3. Comfortable formula
  4. Easy to reapply and remove
  5. Does not dry out lips
  6. Paraben and cruelty free
  7. Efficient applicator and travel friendly packaging
  8. Good pigmentation.

CONs

  1. Low staying power
  2. Some shades are almost identical
  3. No testers available
  4. Not transfer proof

Rating 4.5/5

Conclusion : I love Miss Claire liquid lipstick .They are so affordable and good quality.These are close dupe of NYX SMLC in terms of formula, texture and  shades (some not all). I hope these were transfer proof but considering the price this can be ignored.I will suggest you all to try at least one shade from Miss Claire ,it is a total steal. These are the cheapest liquid lipstick in my collection.

Hope you all find it useful.Have you tried Miss Claire Soft Matte lip creams?

Take care and Bye

Lots of love

 

 

 

 

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Makeup Revolution London Profix Makeup Fixing Spray – Review

Hi my beautiful friends,

How are you all ?I am good and very excited because I am back to blogging after one week .Last week was a bit busy and I could not find time to  publish post. Today I am going to talk about Makeup Revolution Pro fix makeup fixing spray.This is my first makeup fixing spray.I recently purchased some MUR and Freedom stuff .I love MUR products they are so affordable and high quality and OMG they have wide variety of products.However MUR is not so economical in India which  disappoints me,but it is a good idea to buy from Insta stores instead of Nykka or habbana or any other website because they are reasonably charged there.So without further a do lets jump on to the review.

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Makeup Revolution pro fix amazing spray

Prouct claims :

The ultimate product In Makeup Revolution’s Professional range.
Used by professionals and for everyday use to keep your makeup in place all day long. Our formula will protect your makeup against heat & humidity, cold, and windy conditions, and however your skin reacts this will help your makeup stay perfect for up to 8 hours.

Directions for use:
After applying makeup as usual.
Shake bottle. Hold your Professional Fixing Spray at arms length and spray the microfine mist until your makeup is fully covered with your eyes closed. Avoid any direct contact with the eyes.

INGREDIENTS:
Aqua, Alcohol Denat., Propylene Glycol, Benzyl Alcohol, Amp-Acrylates/Allyl Methacrylate Copolymer, PEG-40 Hydrogenated Castor Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopheryl Acetate, Panthenol, Sorbitol, Retinyl Palmitate, Linseed Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe Vera) Leaf Juice, Aesculus Hippocastanum (Horse Chestnut) Seed Extract, Sodium Benzoate, BHT

Price :Rs 650 for 100 ml I purchased from an Insta store (Rs 850 – 1000 on Indian websites)

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Review : Makeup Revolution Pro fix amazing Spray come in a white classy bottle with a spray nozzle and a transparent cap.It is advisable to hold the bottle at arm length and then spray.The nozzle works fine and dispense the right amount of mist.After spraying the mist vanishes in 10 20 seconds and get absorbs into the skin.The bottle is travel friendly and leak proof.All the ingredients and directions to use are mentioned at the back side of bottle.Overall packaging is good ,no complains here.

The spray is liquid consistency and it is white in color when sprayed but becomes colorless after a second.The spray help the product to spread evenly on face. I use two or three pumps to cover my entire face.The smell is neither pleasant nor bothering to me,I think it smell like some Homeopathic medicine :).The smell vanishes in 10 seconds and I totally forget that I have sprayed something on my face.

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MUR amazing Pro fix spray.

Now, the performance part.I have dry skin and whenever I bake or set my concealer with a compact donno how to describe but I do not like the finish.It look so made up or cakey you can say.Here comes the spray ,just two or three pumps and it takes away all the powder and cakiness on my face.The result is a seamless and natural looking base.I have used it 3 4 times and I love the finish .The finish is neither matte nor dewy but some where in between.If I have applied more foundation,bronzing powder or blush by mistake  I use it on a sponge and dab all over the face,it takes away the extra product and blend it seamlessly. It keeps my makeup on place for 6 hours .I cannot comment on 12 hour claim because I have not used it for so long.I have oily T zone and dry cheeks ,it successfully controlled oil on my T zone.It keeps makeup looking fresh for a longer period of time even in humid climate.

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MUR Pro fix amazing spray when sprayed

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MUR Pro fix amazing spray after 10 seconds of spray

 

The ingredient list is a mixture of good and bad components.It has alcohol but it also have aloe juice,sunflower seed oil and castor oil.Alcohol is not good for dry and sensitive skin so a patch test is recommended.I have dry skin and I do not face any issues in using it.It does not make my skin  more drier after use.It is a must have product in summers.

 

Lets sum down the pros and cons:

PROS

  1. Easy to use with spray bottle
  2. Travel friendly
  3. Help in blending the makeup seamlessly
  4. Nice and  natural finish
  5. Absorbs quickly into the skin
  6. Keep makeup in place for 6-7 hours
  7. Controls oil

CONS

  1. Alcohol as an ingredient.

Smell can be bothering for some

Overall I think Makeup revolution  pro fix amazing spray is a good budget friendly option in India specially when you cannot afford MAC fixing spray.Indian market lacks budget friendly fixing sprays.It takes away all the cakiness and give natural seamless finish,which is everyone’s desire ;).I am happy with its performance and I will recommend it to everyone.

Rating – 4.5/5

Have you tried Makeup Revolution Fixing spray?Do you agree with my views?Please share your opinions and suggestions.

Take care and Bye

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Colorpop Foxy Ultra matte mini set Review and swatches

Hello beautiful ladies,

Today I am going to talk about the much raved brand Colorpop .Colorpop is a US brand and it famous for its liquid lipstick .The quality is amazing and pretty affordable as well.I wanted to try these liquid lipsticks as they claim to be long lasting and transfer proof. I came to know about Colorpop Foxy mini set.It contains mini size of all the best seller shades of their liquid lipsticks.I found it economical beacuse you get to try 5 different shades in less price.So,read more to know whether I love these or not.

Product claim :

This thin and lightweight formula glides onto the lips leaving SUPER intense colour with a bold, ultra matte finish. It’s very long wearing and completely kiss proof!

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colorpop ultra matte mini set Foxy

Price : Rs 1600 for 5 mini size lipsticks.I purchased it from an Insta store.

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Colorpop ultra matte mini set Foxy

Shades: 

Beeper – It is a nude brown color with rosey taupe undertones.

Clueless -A cool toned mauvey pink color.

More better – A pretty berrry pink color

Tulle – A muted burgundy color.

Creeper – A blue based red with orange undertones.

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Colorpop ultra matte mini set More Better,Beeper,Creeper,Clueless,Tulle (Top to Bottom)

My thoughts about the product :

Colorpop foxy set comes in a purple cardboard packaging and details about the product is written on it.Lipsticks are packed in a transparent bottle with a silver cap.The doe foot applicator is perfect for easy and smooth application. The formula is light weight and applies like a dream.It is so light that you will forget that you are actually applying any thing . Colorpop ultra matte is very much criticized among beauty bloggers for its drying and uncomfortable formula but I do not find these drying I think they have revised their formulation.These are super long wearing and transfer proof.They easily stays for about 6 to 8 hours . I wore the shade more better for a wedding function and it survived the oily food I had ,when I came back 80% of the color was visible on my lips.It gives a perfect matte finish which I SOOOO LOVE.All colors suits Indian skins but Clueless wash me a little,for deeper skins Clueless is big NO.It is very difficult to remove these.I take some argan oil or coconut oil on cotton ball to remove these.The color Beeper and Tulle are so unique.It is difficult to find shades like Beeper and Tulle in Indian market. All shades are so beautiful that I instantly feel in love with them, the only downside is its availability in India.However,you can get it from insta stores.

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Colorpop mini foxy set swatches (Top to bottom ) Beeper,Tulle,More better,Clueless,Creeper

Rating : 5/5

Conclusion :

I love my colorpop foxy set to bits and it is a must have kit for lipstick addicts like me.I definitely recommend this if you are a matte lipstick lover like me.

Thank you for reading and take care.

Please share your opinion and queries in the comment section.

Bye

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Freedom Makeup London Professional Pro Blush – Beyond

Hi my pretty readers,

Today I am going to review a very affordable yet good quality blush from the brand Freedom makeup London.Freedom London is a sister company of the famous Makeup revolution London.They are famous for making affordable and quality makeup products.These are now available in India on Nykaa.com , Habbana.com and some insta stores but the prices are not so low as they actually are because of the shipping, customs and all.Recently I purchased some Makeup Revolution products from an Instagram store and the owner was very kind to send me this blush as a gift.So read on to know my thoughts about it.

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Freedom Pro Blush in Beyond

Product claim:

PRO BLUSH. A Professional powder formulation, designed to create an incredible natural finish.
100% build-able and blend-able. Get Professional.

Price :

I got it as a free gift but on the  website it is 1.39 $.Buy here

Packaging :

 It comes in a rectangular packaging with a transparent lid.The word FREEDOM is engraved on the blush which looks so cute.The packaging is sturdy and travel friendly.It contains 3.2 grams of the product.

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Frredom Pro Blush Beyond

Shade :

It is pretty rose gold shade with shimmers in it.Beauty bloggers who have tried it find it a dupe of NARS Orgasm and famous Sleek rose gold Blush.Unfortunately I do not have both so cant really compare.It has shimmers but not chunky at all.It will suit pale as well as meduim skin very well.

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Swatch of freedom pro blush Beyond

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Swatch Freedom Pro Blush Beyond

Texture and Pigmentation : 

The blush is very smooth and only a single swipe is enough for perfect blushed cheeks.It has minimum fall out and long wearing.I will advise  to use  it light handed and tap off the excess .It is very shimmery so tapping off the excess will avoid  looking like a disco ball. It has cream to powder like finish and does not accentuate problematic areas on skin.I will suggest not to use highlighter if you are going will this blush however it is ones own personal preference.

Let us summarise PROS and CONS

PROS

  1. Beautiful color and pigmentation
  2. Smooth texture
  3. Long lasting
  4. Does not accentuate problematic areas
  5. Suits a lot of skin tones
  6. Comes in 6 beautiful shades

CONS

  1. Availabity is an issue in India
  2. A bit costly in India
  3. Too much shimmers

Rating – 4/5

Conclusion –  I am happy with this blush as it is good dupe of iconic NARS Orgasm and the quality is amazing.I wish Freedom and Makeup Revolution products are not so highly priced in India.If you have some relative in UK you can ask them to send some makeup from Freedom Professional. Must have blush in my opinion.

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Freedom Pro blush in beyond

Please comment and let me know your thoughts and queries,

Thank you so much and take care. Bye

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Maybelline Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Eyeliner – Lustrous Sapphire

Hello pretty girls,

Today I am going to review a blue eyeliner from Maybelline New York. I was hunting for a blue liner for a long time and when Maybelline launched their Lasting Drama water proof eye pencil in India I was sure I have t get one.These are launched in 9 beautiful shades in India.I heard some pretty good reviews about these eye pencils and immediately ordered one in the shade Lustrous Sapphire.Lets us see how this one performs read on to know more.

Product claims :

From a basic cat-eye look to a more dramatic winged liner, achieve it all with the intensely pigmented Maybelline New York Lasting Drama Pencil by Eye Studio

1. Delivers intense pigmentation that lasts up to 16 hours.

2. Water-proof and Smudge-resistant formula

3. Ophthalmologist, dermatologist and allergy tested.

4. Suitable for sensitive eyes and contact lens wearers.

Price – 499 INR for 1.1 grams. Buy here

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Maybelline Lasting Drama eye pencil Lustrous Sapphire

My experience :

Firstly I love the color it is an ink blue pencil eyeliner,very creamy smooth and pigmented.It is so smooth that only one swipe is enough for beautiful blue eyes.It does not irritate my eyes and it stays for 6 to 8  hours.The eyeliner is water proof and smudge proof which is a BOMB in my  point of view.If you love the smudged look you have to work very fast because once it is set it is difficult to smudge.It does not comes with a sharpener ,the pencil is so creamy that it need a lot of sharpening.

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Maybelline eye studio drama eye pencil- Lustrous Sapphire

I hope it was retractable pencil because sharpening leads to a lot of product wastage and it will require a lot of sharpening.If you will use it on a regular basis it is not gonna last for a long time.So,with this quanity I think it is a bit costly however you can grab it when it is on sale.So,this is what I have to say about the product.

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Swatch in day light Lustrous Sapphire

Lets quickly summarise its pros and cons.

PROS:

  1. Wide and beautiful range of colors
  2. Smooth and pigmented
  3. Affordable
  4. Water proof and smudge proof
  5. Stays for  a long time
  6. Suitable for sensitive eyes

Cons :

  1. No sharpener provided
  2. Less quantity is provided.
  3. Needs to be sharpened after every use.
  4. 16 hour claim is not true.

Rating – 4/5

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used lustrous sapphire on lower and upper lashline and blended with a blue eyeshadow.( sorry for the undone brows)

Conclusion :

I think it is good quality  blue eye liner,smooth,pigmented and creamy.It is affordable but it think the quantity is little less .If you are searching for a blue liner go for it is widely available.So,go grab one I am thinking to try Soft nude and polished amethyst.

Please let me know your thoughts and suggestions in the comment box.

Thank you so much and take care
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