Colourpop Makeup Haul – Collab w/ Distorted Priorities

Hi everyone, 

How are you all doing? 

Today’s blog post is all about my latest video Collab!

I was so happy and excited to film this with my sweet friend Debbie from Distorted Priorities. We have done previous collabs before, but we never did a video together so it was really exciting!

We actually ordered a Colourpop order together and we decided on doing a collab. Some of the products we got are mentioned on my video/blog post but then the other products we got are mentioned on her video/blog post.

You can view my video here – 

You can view Debbie’s video right here –

And here is a link to Debbie’s blog post – http://distortedpriorities.blogspot.com.mt/2017/08/colourpop-haul-giveaway.html

In my video here were the products that were mentioned –

My items –

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Belle of the Ball Pressed Powder Shadow Palettehttps://colourpop.com/products/belle-of-the-ball

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Shades –

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[From Left to Right]

Secrets: matte pale baby pink
Soft Core: matte warm pink
Fair Play: matte hot pink
On the Fence: metallic frosty pink

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Retails for $12

Phase 2 Mixed Finish Lip Collection – Colourpop Lip Bundle – (Unfortunately these lipsticks aren’t being sold as a lip bundle anymore, but you can still buy them separately)

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Ultra Satin LipChandelierhttps://colourpop.com/products/chandelier – $6
Ultra Matte LipFresh Cuthttps://colourpop.com/products/fresh-cut – $6
Ultra Glossy LipCurtsyunfortunately this is not being sold any more on colourpop 😦

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Curtsy, Fresh Cut, Chandelier – Left to Right

Debbie’s items
ILUVSARAHII$aucey Pressed Powder Shadow Palette
https://colourpop.com/products/saucey

Shades –

Heavy Glam: A vibrant duochrome orange with a pink flip
Chic Happens: A matte cool mauve
Lit: A vibrant metallic purple
Razy: A matte blackened plum

Retails for $12

ILUVSARAHII Lip Products

Ultra Matte Lip -Mamacitahttps://colourpop.com/products/mamacita – $6
Ultra Satin Lip951https://colourpop.com/products/951 – $6

Have you guys tried out any of these products from Colourpop? Comment down below!!

Don’t forget to visit Debbie’s blog/video to see what else we bought!

Follow Debbie on her social media and blog and show her some love – 
Her amazing bloghttps://www.distortedpriorities.blogspot.com.mt
Instagramhttps://www.instagram.com/deborahsaliba97
Facebookhttps://www.facebook.com/distortedpriorities

Until next time!

Kezia

xoxo

3INA – The UV Collection (Limited Edition) – Festival Makeup!

Hi everyone,

Thank you so much for joining me yet again on my blog!

Today’s blog post is all about 3INAs latest collection entitled – THE UV COLLECTION! 

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I must say I was very excited to try out these products. I actually wore them when I went to the ISLE OF MTV as I think they’re perfect makeup items for when you find yourselves attending a festival!

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At the Isle of MTV wearing all 3INA THE UV COLLECTION products

Here is my video showing you guys how the products actually test out!

I will now share with you some after thoughts since I filmed that video.

3INA – The UV Collections (Limited Edition) – Products – 

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3INA The Fluoro Cream Eyeshadow – Shade 401 – €10.95

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The shade 401 is a fluorescent orange which looks great on the eyes especially if you have lighter eyes! I found that it dried down quite fast however, you have to be patient with this product.

Go in with a steady hand and pat the product with a flat brush onto the lids. It does go a little patchy but in all honesty it won’t show much as you can see from my photos!

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Be aware that this product will go on your lashes. Now this might have happened to me as I am no professional makeup artist and maybe I did not apply it correctly, but it went all over my lashes so I guess they were fluorescent as well. This was the product that was mostly fluorescent.

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3INA The Fluoro Eye Pencil – €8.95

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I LOVE this eye pencil. It might not show that it is fluorescent but I love how it applies. I found that with this product I didn’t have any problems when I applied it on my upper lash line.

It’s so creamy, applied so smoothly and wasn’t patchy at all. It also lasted a long time on my lids and the product didn’t transfer.
3INA The Fluoro Palette – €13.95

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This blush comes in such a fun pink/orange shade and applies so nicely onto your skin. I didn’t find that it was fluorescent on my skin but when I swatched it, it was.

I have enjoyed using this product even on an everyday simple makeup look. Adding this blush to an everyday makeup look, will make your look even more interesting. And I also love the packaging of this product especially because it comes with a mirror.
3INA The Fluoro Lip Gloss – Shade 200 – €9.95

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This Lip Gloss has such a sweet scent. It reminded me of sweets that I used to eat when I was a little girl! It applies smoothly and isn’t too sticky as well.

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I liked the look it left me and again this doesn’t show to be fluorescent as much as the cream eyeshadow. It also lasts quite long!

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All 4 products tested under the fluorescent torch that 3INA so kindly sent me! From Left to Right – Cream Eyeshadow, Eyeliner, Blush and Lip Gloss. 

So those were my overall thoughts on 3INA’s UV Collection! If you are in Malta, you can visit 3INA at PAMA, Qormi, Mosta, Valletta and the Point, Sliema.

Have you tried out any of these products? If so, let me know in the comments down below!

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

Testing PRIMARK Makeup – FULL FACE Makeup Look

Hi everyone, 

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This week I uploaded a video all about Primark Makeup. Back in April I picked up some products in the hopes of making a video and a blog post like this … so here goes!

You can watch the video right here of me applying Primark makeup and you can see all my first reactions of the products too.

Now I shall be writing a little about each of these products, after having tried them on other occasions and saw how long they lasted.

Products I bought – 
Primark Liquid Foundation –  Shade – Cool Sand – £2.50

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I did not like the smell of this foundation, it reminded me of sunscreen. It is a very water based formula and applies well with a foundation brush. If your skin is not prepped well then this foundation will bring out your pores so much and create cake face.

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It states that it is a medium coverage foundation. I find that to not be true, I believe it is more of a light coverage. It is an oil free formula and it dries to a semi matte finish. After having applied this product more than once, I have noticed that when it dries to the point it can, it still leaves my face feeling sticky. Nothing some powder cannot fix, but still that’s a point I wanted to share.

Was it worth the £2.50 overall? Meh, but I prefer this than the stick foundation. 
Primark Foundation Stick – Shade – Sand – £2

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I got this in the WRONG shade. But funnily enough it blended nicely on the skin and it didn’t look that dark on me, as you can see in the video. It’s texture is quite thick, so you need to blend it well or else it will look so cakey on the skin.
Primark Stick Concealer – Shade – Ivory – £0.90

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For only 90p I LOVED this concealer. I think it blended nicely, even though my under eye lines were still a little visible. But it settled nicely and lasted long too. I mean for only 90p I would say it’s a good enough result.
Primark Mattifying Pressed Powder – Shade – Sand – £2

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At first I thought that this powder wasn’t going to blend well into the skin but after using my brush and brushing it into my skin, it blended well. I liked the after effect that this powder gave on my skin and after using this product it did not leave my skin feeling sticky.

I think it’s a good enough powder for only £2!
Primark Bronze Glow Bronzing Powder – Sundipped – £2

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I love this bronzer, I have used it multiple times since I filmed this video. It is a lovely chalky brown, very natural and settles so nicely onto the skin.

I have enjoyed using this to create a sunkissed look.
Primark Strobe and Glow Cream Highlighting Palette£4

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So the formula of this product is quite water-y and sticky … maybe Kylie Jenner stole the idea from Primark when she created her Wet Set of highlighters? I don’t know as I don’t have that Wet Set but this highlighting palette reminded me of that.

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Besides the formula, I liked how the highlights stayed on my skin. They aren’t that pigmented so you would need to go back and forth to create the highlight that you crave. But I like the effect of these highlights. Do I think it was worth £4 from Primark? No.
Primark PRO Tight Lining Pen£3

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This was a FAIL and it was £3! I tried tight lining with it and nothing comes out. It’s so strange as when I swatch the pencil on my hand, the product comes out and there’s a lovely black line but then when I come to using it on my eyes … NOTHING.

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I tried creating a cat eye look, shaking it, pressing when I applied it but still not enough product was coming out. Therefore, this is such a FAIL!!

 
Primark Volumising Mascara£1

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I love this mascara. It doesn’t add volume to my lashes but it does lengthen them and separates them really well. And it lasts long and the product does not transfer on my lids! For only a POUND this product is GREAT!
Primark Lip Liner Pencil£1 in Desert Sand

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I love the shade this lip liner comes in. It’s a cute peachy pink. It applies really well and lasts long on the lips. It isn’t that patchy and it isn’t drying as well. Again, for a pound I think this product passed my test.

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Primark Long Lasting Lipstick £2.50

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I don’t know what the name of this shade of the lipstick I got is but I like the colour. It is a purple pink dark shade. It isn’t patchy and the colour applies well. The shape of the bullet lipstick made it easier to apply on my lips.

It didn’t last long as I had to retouch it throughout the day but I don’t hate it. Would I buy it again? I don’t think so as you can find other options from the drugstore.

Those were the products I tried and here is the finished makeup look that I created during the video –

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Overall, Primark makeup are packaged so nicely, and some items are hits whilst others are total fails. I quite enjoyed testing these out and I guess we all wanna save a little.

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In my opinion you should try and get yourselves to Primark, if you live in the UK or anywhere else that has Primark; and try out their range of makeup. You might be surprised what you can find at such a little price! 

Have you ever tried any makeup from Primark? What are your thoughts? Comment down below!! 

Thank you so much for reading!

Love Kezia

xoxo

A Peachy Kinda Makeup Look ft. The Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette

Hi everyone,

Hope you are all doing great! On Wednesday I uploaded a NEW video on my Youtube Channel. And so here I am sharing it on my blog.

Before I continue with the makeup look I would like to remind all my blog followers and readers that I am hosting a GIVEAWAY on my FACEBOOK PAGE. Click here to learn more.

Now lets’ continue. I created this Peachy Kinda Look perfect for the summer months and used the Holy Grail Palette from Violet Voss.

Products used – 

NYX Angel Veil Primer
Flormar Matt Touch Foundation
Rimmel Match Perfection Concealer
Rimmel Match Perfection Translucent Powder
Benefit Goof Proof Brow Pencil
Max Factor Natural Brow Gel
Rimmel Stay Matte Pressed Powder
Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette –
Shades used – Transition, Bestie, Cool Beans, Crystal.
Rimmel Scandal Eyes Thick and Thin Eyeliner
W7 Shouting Out Mascara
Rimmel Lash Accelerator Endless Mascara
Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer
Milani Baked Blush in Coralina
Anastasia Beverly Hills – Nicole Guerriero Glow kit – Glow Glitter
Huda Beauty Liquid Lipstick – Bombshell

Hope you like the makeup tutorial!!

Comment down below on whether or not you have tried out the Violet Voss Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette.

Hope you all have a lovely weekend!!

Love Kezia

xoxo

When I got a Chanel Makeover

Hi everyone, 

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to go and get my makeup done at Robert’s Sliema Perfumery. I got to meet the very talented Makeup Artist Karen Ellul. Check out her Facebook Page if you are looking for a makeup artist for an upcoming event!

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Meet Karen, the lovely Makeup Artist who created this look! 

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Besides getting my makeup done I also got to know a little bit about Chanel Makeup Products. I honestly never had tried any makeup, and the only Chanel product we have at home is the ever so famous Chanel N°5 Perfume. So I was very excited to see how Chanel Makeup plays out.

Here is the makeup look Karen created – A very natural look.

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I got to try out the following products –

  • Hydra Beauty Micro Creme
  • Hydra Beauty Flash 
  • Hydra Beauty Micro Gel Eyes
  • CC Cream with SPF 50!
  • Eyebrow Number 30 
  • Corrective perfection Number 10 
  • CHANEL Dimensions De Chanel Mascara
  • Blusher Number 88
  • Lipliner Number 91 
  • Chanel – Ink Rouge Number 142

I also was lucky as I was given some samples to try out!

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(The Number 5 Chanel Perfume is mine and my mum’s) 

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I received the Coco Mademoiselle Perfume. It just smells so nice and perfect! I can’t help but using it everyday! It’s on my Wishlist!

I also got the Hydra Beauty Micro Creme. Karen had used it on my skin and it was so refreshing, hydrating and fresh on the skin. I enjoy applying it before applying any makeup and it’s perfect for this time of year!

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Karen also used the Hydra Beauty Flash that I also received a sample of. This is another moisturiser which hydrates and provides a soothing effect. This helps in decreasing the skin’s imperfections by creating an even texture with less visible pores.

Karen used the CC Cream which had SPF 50. That’s perfect for this Summer season. I also was lucky to receive a sample of the Vitalumiere Aqua – Ultra Light Skin Perfecting Makeup with SPF 15. This has a soft, water-light texture with light to medium coverage. The skin feels so fresh and it isn’t sticky or tacky!

I also got to try out the Dimensions De Chanel Mascara in Shade 10 Noir which Karen used on me. This is an all in one mascara that gives out volume and length as well as a curl to your lashes. It also doesn’t transfer on the lid and gives a lovely natural look to your lashes.

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I also received the Rouge Coco Gloss samples with 5 shades. There’s a pretty pink, reds and a slight purple pink shade. They sit nicely on the lips and aren’t too sticky, just the way I like a gloss to be!

At the makeover Karen used a lipliner and the Ink Rouge in Number 142. I loved how it lasted all throughout the day and it moisturised the lips.

I would like to thank Roberts Sliema Perfumery once again and Karen for such a lovely day and for the lovely makeup!

I hope you enjoyed reading, have you ever tried any of these products? If so, comment down below!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

 

 

 

Testing Out Born Pretty Store Cheap Makeup!

Hi everyone, 

Hope you are all doing well! When finishing the school/work year, the last week is all so tiring especially with the weather resembling a hot summer days! Therefore, apologies for not blogging too often as I normally tend to.

Yesterday, I uploaded a new video all about 5 recent Bornprettystore makeup products. And I would like to share them on blog too!

Don’t forget that I have a 10% discount code you can use at CHECKOUT – Simply enter – KEZZH10 – this code can only be used on non-sale items.

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Born Pretty Store is a website that sells relatively cheap makeup. It sells makeup, nail products, accessories and many more things. So be sure to browse around the website!

You can CLICK HERE to view a previous blog post where I tried makeup from this website for the very first time!

Here are the 5 products that I tried out – 

Silicone Sponge Pattern 1

Now I have never tried these types of Silicone applicators before and so this was my first time trying it out. I found that all it did was place my makeup in blotches all around my face. It didn’t perform any blending of any kind either. I had to go in with a foundation brush to blend my foundation.

So I wouldn’t recommend this product. However, maybe I didn’t use it right?

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Sponge HolderLight pink

Ever wanted your beauty blender to be placed in an egg cup as an egg would be placed when eaten as a boiled egg? Well, you can look no further as this is the perfect beauty blender or any type of blender holder that you can find. It makes a cute room decor too!

False Lashes

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Now I am not the best of applying lashes and these are quite a hefty pair of lashes as they slightly weigh more than your natural looking fake lashes. So I am not going to lie and say that I managed to stick the lashes on my first try. I think it was the forth time that I managed to finally put them on right!

Was it worth it? Yes! The look they gave was nothing like the look I usually go for however, it is nice to sometimes jump out of your comfort zone and try out new things!

I honestly love them and think that you should definitely give these a shot!

Rainbow Highlighter 

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Something else that I had never tried before is a Rainbow Highlighter. I went for it but I didn’t like the end result. The blue, purple and green I didn’t understand what made them a highlight? But the last two colours I get!

The orange and the pink do create a lovely highlight. This highlight is also covered in glitters so if you are not a glitter fan, be aware!
Matte liquid lipstick – Shade 9

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The last time I tried BornPrettyStore makeup I had tried a Matte Lipstick from the same formula and collection that this came from. I prefer this red colour to the dark purple that I tried last time! This is such a gorgeous, red matte lipstick and it just sits on my lips ever so well! It isn’t sticky or drying and doesn’t transfer either!

I truly recommend this collection and this colour!

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And those were the products I tried out. 

Did you ever try out any of these products? Comment down below! 

Thank you for reading! 

Love Kezia

xoxo

May 2017 Makeup Favourites

Hi Makeup Lovers,

How are you all doing? June has arrived, and with June here Malta has gotten a lot of sun and a lot of heat.

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But since May has passed I thought why not do a blog post all about my May 2017 favourites. I have been trying out some of these products for a while now, some have been at me longer than others. But anyways, here we go …

#1 Benefit – The POREfessional Face Primer 

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So as you know, I attended Fashion Week in Malta last week,  and this basically saved me! It is quite a heavy formula and very creamy but it does the job of hiding those yucky pores I so hate!

#2 Urban Decay – All Nighter Liquid Foundation

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Yes, this is quite a heavy foundation, but I really like how it sits and stays on my skin. It has a high coverage formula and just blends on nicely. I love applying this foundation with my Beauty Blender.

#3 NYX HD Photogenic Concealer 

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I love this concealer and have it in 2 shades. The shade I had been using mostly in May was CW 04 – Beige. I love using this shade to cover up my blemishes and any redness I would be having!

#4 Rimmel – Match Perfection Loose Powder – Translucent 

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I love using this powder to bake my under eye concealer. It just sets it so nicely and doesn’t get creased throughout the day. Mine has been at me for a few months now and the tub has gotten all messy! So maybe if this was in a better form of packaging I would love it even more!

#5 Anastasia Beverly Hills – Nicole Gurriero Glow Kit

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I love this highlighting palette, I had saved up for it and was so happy once it had arrived. It includes six gorgeous shades, and wouldn’t change it for anything. When I am going out for a special occasion I always whip this out! My favourite shades are Glo Getter and Day Dream.

#6 Violet Voss – Holy Grail Eyeshadow Palette 

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This is the last makeup product I bought and for now will not be buying more… I hope. But I had been saving up for it for a while and I finally got it. I was either going to buy this one or the HUDA beauty one but decided for this one. The pigmentation of these shadows is amazing and they blend so nicely. I love the colour choice in this palette, you can create so many different looks!

However, I do have one sad thing to say – I thought the packaging would be more of high end quality, instead it is quite bulky and for the price you pay I was a little bit disappointed by the box.

#7 BH Cosmetics Liquid Lipstick – Glory

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This is the perfect red shade! I love it and I love the formula of the BH Cosmetics Liquid Lipsticks. They literally last all day and they won’t go anywhere! In fact when removing them I turn into a clown because they really just stay there on the lips!

#8 Urban Decay – All Nighter Setting Spray

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Last week I needed my makeup to not run anywhere, I needed it to remain the way when I finished doing my makeup. And this is the product to keep any makeup going somewhere! I love this, it doesn’t have a scent and it settles nicely on the skin!

Those were my May 2017 favourites!

Have you tried any of these products? 

What were your May favourites? I would love to know!

Love Kezia

xoxo