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

Testing Out NEW Golden Rose Makeup Products

Testing Out NEW Golden Rose Makeup Products

Hi everyone, 

How’s it going? Here is my first ever video taken in my new little room back in Scotland. How am I adjusting you might say? Well, not bad actually. I am loving the greenery, the fresh air and well maybe not the weather but all in all, I am doing ok!

Today’s blog post is all about some new GOLDEN ROSE products that were gifted to me from Beauty Cosmos Malta which is a cute shop filled with a variety of Golden Rose makeup products in Fgura. Definitely give it a visit if you would like to try out some of these products.

The products mentioned were – 

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CC Cream Color Correcting Primer in Violet and Yellow – €14.75

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The yellow primer is for correcting and neutralising purple/blue tones and correcting any redness on your skin. It prepares your base for a flawless makeup application.  I personally love this over the Violet one as my skin has quite a bit of redness going to it!

The violet primer neutralises dull yellow undertones and it’s good for medium skin tones and again prepares the base for a flawless makeup application.

Both primers help in smoothing, evening and brightening skin tones and hiding dullness and dark spots. I think they do a perfect job in hiding any imperfections you have got going on also.

They contain a Pure Moisturiser Complex and Vitamin E. They also have SPF 30 which is perfect for your skin and no parabens are added. They can be used alone or under foundation. 

Contour Kabuki Brush €11.00

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The brush is designed in the shape of a S shape and that means it is perfect to sculpt and contour with. It helped me quite a bit as I am no master of the contour technique.

It blended out the shades perfectly and the shape helps me figure out where is it that I need to place my contour!

Stylist Duo Liner 2 in 1 Eyeliner Pen €8.50

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This eyeliner pen has two tips that allow for the perfect liner look! Both sides are pigmented and are deep black. The pen is said to be smudge proof and made up of a longwear liquid formula.

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I have used this pen with both sides multiple times and I love it! It lasts all day and just glides on so smoothly. It has a semi-matte finish and it is enriched with Aloe Vera and Vitamins.

Both the tips allow for the perfect liner look.

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The thin tip in the Tulip Shape is made of a flexible felt-tip in the shape of a tulip and it allows for an easy application.

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The ball tip which has a round shape is a flexible felt tip in the shape of a ball and this shape allows for an easy classic eyeliner look, perfect for beginners.

I first use the Thin Tip and then go over it with the ball tip to finalise my look and to make sure that the line is straight.

Smokey Lashes Mascara – Defining Volume and Intensely Black €7.50

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This mascara is said to add volume and fullness to the lashes. However, I believe that it lengthens them mostly and separates them ever so evenly.

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It is smudge proof and has a quick dry formula with a unique soft fiber brush.

Soft Kiss Lip Marker Flocky Tip  – Kiss Proof and smudge proof with Vitamin E and Aloe Vera – Shade 01, 05 – €8.50

I love how most of these products have vitamins and Aloe Vera!! Now I must say that I am not a fan of lip markers in general. These ones provide us with a lip stain that when applied feels so refreshing on the lips and lasts so long. I love shade 05, it has a such a cute rich red shade!

What I also like about these is that you could use these lip markers before applying regular lipsticks or lipglosses to make them last longer!

Matte Lip Crayon Shade 23 and 25 – €6.25

I love these matte lip crayons. They are so easy and creamy to apply. Shade 23 is such a gorgeous red shade, perfect for the Christmas time!

I really recommend these if you are like me and love matte lipsticks!

Have you ever tried any of these products? Comment down below!!

I would like to thank Beauty Cosmos Malta once again for these products!!!

Thank you so much for reading!! 

Love Kezia

xoxo