Catrice Cosmetics – Autumn/Winter 2017 – Review

Catrice Cosmetics – Autumn/Winter 2017 – Review

Hi everyone, 

How are you all doing? It’s another Friday, so time for a new Blog post! Next week I should be posting 2 blog posts I hope!! So Stay Tuned!! 

 

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Today’s blog post is all about some NEW products from Catrice Cosmetics from their Autumn/Winter 2017 collection. Unfortunately, I missed the launch party of these products but Pharma MT were so kind enough to keep me a goodie bag – so I would like to thank them and Catrice Malta!!

If you would like to stay up to date with Catrice cosmetics then like the Facebook page – https://www.facebook.com/CATRICE.Malta/ and also if you live in Malta, you can find a number of Catrice stands at your local pharmacy. The one I have used the most was the one at the Health Shop at the University of Malta, if you are wondering.

Let us move on to the products!! 

You can watch my video right here of testing out the products –

Ever since I filmed this video I have used them some more. So here are more of my thoughts on the products.

Brown Collection Nail Polish

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The Catrice Nail Polishes have one of the best formulas of nail polish. I only need to apply one layer and the colour would be perfect. I love these two that I got in Shade 2 –Sophisticated Vogue and Shade 4 – Unmistakable Style.

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I used them together and I think they are two perfect shades for Autumn. They also lasted a week before chipping away.

Re-touch Brightening Concealer – 

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This is a Colour correcting concealer in lanvender.  It balances yellow skin patches and brightens dull skin. I use it for under my eyes and it gives me a more of a brightened look.

Do not apply too much as the more you apply the more it creases. But it settles nicely once you apply some powder. This also states that it should give you a moisturising effect that lasts for 18 hours however I am a bit skeptical about this.

Re-touch Anti-Dark Circle Concealer – 

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Again this states that is an 18hr moisturising product and again I do not quite agree with this. This anti-dark circle concealer comes in a yellow shade and it neutralises your dark panda looking eyes.

Again it works well and remember that you do not need to apply too much. What I can add is the packaging of both these concealers is the one were you twist the pen so the product comes out. I generally don’t like using products with this packaging, I prefer the ones that come with a sponge applicator.

Brow Palette Matt & Glow – Powder & Wax – Shade 10 – Now flASH Lights – 

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I love this brow products. Both the wax and powder worked great together. What I like doing is applying the wax first and then go over the empty pieces with the powder – and I found that the powder really filled in my brows well.

But what I like most about this product is that they have a glow shade with speckles of glitter to make your brows glow!! And the glitters really do transfer on your brows! Love!!

Glam & Doll Super black Eyeliner – 

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I always have mixed feelings about eyeliner pens but this one I have been reaching every time I need to apply eyeliner. I find that the pen makes for an easy application and the tip of it helps create a good lined look.

It is also very pigmented and it dries down so quickly!! And this is also waterproof.

Glam & Doll False lashes Mascara – 

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I love using this mascara to separate my lashes and lengthen them. But then I like going over my lashes with a volumising mascara to give my lashes more of a pop feeling!

Again this is waterproof and it doesn’t clump my lashes. The wand is perfect for separating them!

Professional Makeup techniques Face Palette –

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I LOVE this face palette. If you are just starting to build up your makeup collection I really recommend you getting this palette!! You have a contour shade, a bronzer shade, 2 blushes – one matt and one shimmery, you also get one cream highlight and one powder and then you get a matt cream and matt powder.

All of these products work out great. I especially love the highlights, and if you use them together they give you such a gorgeous glow!! I highly recommend this!!

Volumising Lip Balm – Shade 10 Beauty-full lips

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I love the packaging of this product. it is so pink and cute. It also comes in a mint scent and it just moisturises my lips nicely.

Metal Matt Liquid Lip Powder – Shade 30 Jenny From the Bronze

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Pair this product up with a matte liquid lipstick and apply it in the centre and you are good to go! I love this so much and you can use it on its own or else as I said on top of a matte lipstick. It really plumps your lips and gives you an additional glow!

Ultimate Matt Lipstick Shade 40 Dramatic Lilatic!

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This is such a gorgeous shade for the autumn/winter!! I love pairing this with the metal matt liquid lip powder, I think the two go great together!! It is a lovely matt shade on its own too and it lasts long.

Matt Lip Artist – 6hr shade 40 HibisKiss Proof

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I love this colour, would not technically call it an autumn/winter shade but I still like it! You can pair this up with a natural look and wear this and your makeup would pop!!

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The finished look from the video

Have you tried any of the products out? Or any other Catrice Cosmetics products? Let me know in the comments down below!! 

Thank you so much for reading and HAPPY WEEKEND! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

Collective Makeup Haul

Collective Makeup Haul

Hi Makeup lovers,

How are you all doing today?

I simply had to come here and share with you all my latest video! This time it was all about the latest makeup products to my collection.

Now I purchased these all throughout autumn/winter so I did not purchase these all at one go!!

Here were the products I purchased – 

MAC Retro Matte – Ruby Woo

A perfect red matte lipstick – love the red shade of this lipstick and it is one of the most popular shades of Mac lipsticks!
MAC Retro Matte Liquid Lipstick – Topped with Brandy

MAC recently came out with new shades in their Retro Matte liquid lipstick line and I had to pick this shade! It’s a lovely a deep brown shade.
Purchased from Cult Beauty –
Pixi – It’s Judy Time Eyeshadow Palette

I love this eyeshadow palette. The shadows are very pigmented and last all day. They are also easy to blend.
NYX Strobe Genius Illumination Palette

I love this palette. I love the powder highlights and they have a lovely finish.
Purchased from NYX Malta –
NYX HD Photogenic Foundation

I tried this once and was a little disappointed as I had high hopes for this foundation! I thought it would have high coverage but it isn’t so. In my opinion it’s more of a foundation with medium coverage. Will try to test it out more.
NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream – Stockholm & London

I love the formula of these lip creams. They don’t last long but they are so small so you can easily take them with you wherever you go to reapply.
NYX HD Photogenic Concealer – Fair

I love this concealer. It stays nicely on the under eye regions of the face and is long lasting. It also has a lovely finish and doesn’t crease when set well with the right powder!
Sleek – Precious Metals Highlighting Palette

I love this highlighting palettes. I love the cream highlight and just by using my fingertips I apply it to my highest parts of my cheekbones. It just have the perfect golden shimmer highlights!
Purchased from ladymakeup.eu

Don’t forget that I have a 10% discount code that you can use at checkout – KEZIA10
NYX High Voltage Lipstick – Wine and Dine

Love the shade of this lipstick – such a gorgeous deep wine.
MUA – Velvet Lip Lacquer – Passion

This is a gorgeous coral peach shade – perfect for the summer season!
L’Oreal True Match Foundation

Ever since I tried this foundation I absolutely fell in love with. It is such a lovely foundation with buildable coverage! Lasts for a while but you will definitely need to retouch it after a couple of hours. It is also not heavy on the skin.
L’Oreal Color Caresse Shine Stain – Berry Persistent and Lilac Everafter

I don’t like these much – they are very patchy and sticky.
Golden Rose Lipstick – Shade 12

Have’t tried this out on the lips yet!
Catrice All Matt Plus Foundation

I haven’t tried this one out yet but when I do I will surely let you all know!
Catrice Liquid Camouflage Concealer – Porcelain

I have been loving this concealer! It sits well and doesn’t crease! However I prefer the NYX one over this.
Catrice Glow Mineral Highlighting Powder – Shade 10 Light Infusion

This is such a pretty highlight and you can work it out to be an intense one too!
Catrice All Matt Shine Control Powder

This powder works great and I can mattify my foundation and help it last longer. It has a lovely finish!
Purchased from Flormar Malta –
Flormar Matt Touch Foundation

I love this foundation – love that it has ingredients that also helps the skin! I love the finish of this foundation and it isn’t tacky either!
Flormar Loose Powder

This powder works well with the foundation from Flormar! It just sets everything so nicely and helps it last longer.
Flormar Ultra Black Eyeliner

I am embarrassed to say this but I haven’t tried this out yet.
Flormar Silk Matte Liquid Lipstick – Dark Violet and Fall Rose

I love these matte lipsticks – they honestly last long. They don’t have a strong scent to them but I love the finish look of these 2 lipsticks!
Purchased from Kiko (Rome) –
Kiko Universal Fit Hydrating Foundation

This is a great everyday natural foundation. It is a little sticky at first but do not worry it will settle down nicely!
Kiko 30 days extension night treatment booster

I haven’t tried this out yet!
Kiko Volume Attraction Mascara

I love the effect of these mascaras, they really lengthen and volumise my lashes!
Kiko Matte Lipstick – Shade 319 Velvet Passion

This I actually haven’t tried out yet!
Purchased from Wycon (Rome) –
Wycon Midnight Holiday Blush – Vintage Babe

OMG I love this blush. Besides the fact that it has amazing packaging, it also blends nicely on the skin! I love the two pink shades of the blush they blend nicely together.
Wycon Prime & Fine Powder

I love this powder, it was one of my monthly favourites of April. I just love the finished look it gives!
Wycon Champagne Party Lips – Monroe

This lipstick is goals – it just have a lovely red shade to it – the perfect signature to a Marilyn Monroe look.

Wycon Liquid Lipstick – Plum Call, All about Love and Wine Word

I love these lipsticks – they really last long and has a lovely finishing look!

(Sorry for the lack of pictures but you can view all the items in my video)

Have you tried out any of these products? Would you like to? 

Comment down below!!

Thank you so much for reading/watching!

Love Kezia

Happy weekend!

xoxo

Spring Evening Makeup Tutorial

Spring Evening Makeup Tutorial

Hi everyone, 

Hope you are all enjoying a Spring day! Well except for your Australian ones who have changed into Autumn instead.

Yesterday I uploaded a NEW VIDEO which I obviously wanted to come here and share with you all.

It was a collaboration with my good friend Farah Asif. You can check out and support her channel too!

We both did a Spring Makeup Look but she did a morning look whilst I took care of those who were looking for a more evening styled spring look!

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The products I used were – 

NYX Angel Veil Primer
Gerard Cosmetics Slay All Day Setting Spray
Catrice Liquid Camouflage High Coverage Concealer
ELF Eyeshadow Palette
Too Faced Bon Bons Eyeshadow Palette – shades – Cotton Candy and Divinity
Urban Decay All Nighter Liquid Foundation
Wycon Cosmetics Prime & Fine Powder – Shade 2
Catrice – All Matt Shine Control Powder
BH Cosmetics HD Brow Pencil
Max Factor Natural Brow Gel
Glitter Fix Liquid
Pressed Glitter Palette
Lashes from – http://www.bornprettystore.com/5pairsbox-seamless-handmade-false-eyelash-cross-criss-fake-lash-p-14501.html
miss Sporty Kohl Kajal eye pencil
Rimmel Glam Eyes Liquid Eyeliner
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
Milani Powder Blush Tea Rose
NYX Strobe of Genius Illuminating Palette – applied with the a fan brush from bornprettystore.com – http://www.bornprettystore.com/shape-blush-brush-foundation-powder-makeup-brushes-beauty-make-cosmetic-blending-tool-p-36690.html
Milani Runway Lashes Instant Volume Mascara
Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip Alyssa

What do you think of my look? Comment down below! 

Hope you have a lovely weekend!

Thank you so much for reading/watching!

Love Kezia

xoxo