If you are seriously into beauty, or even just starting to get into beauty, chances are you would have heard of MakeUp Geek. This brand saturates vlogs, blogs and instagram, and is a big player in the makeup world! One of their products that seems to be all the hype is their eyeshadows. Now what self-proclaimed beauty addict would I be if I didn’t try these eye shadows for myself? What sort of beauty blog would I have if I chose not to try the the best (supposedly) eye shadows in the world? If you can’t tell already, I am great at enabling myself to spend money. And so I went onto their site just to buy one or two eye shadows.
Okay, it seems i got carried away, but there was such an amazing range of options on their website, and so many matte choices which was what i was after. Now because MakeUp Geek eye shadows are sold as loose, individual pans, i also decided i would purchase a large black Z Palette ($30 NZD) to put my new eye shadows in. Let me tell you, it was like Christmas when this parcel arrived.
First impressions? Well, I honestly do not even know where to start with these eye shadows. They are pigmented, but silky smooth, and creamy at the same time, they have that slight buttery consistency to them, and they are so easy to blend. Plus, they seem to be long-lasting as well.
- Crème Brulee: A cult favourite from MakeUp Geek. This colour is a warm, peachy nude that has a soft matte finish. A perfect transition shade for light & medium skin tones.
- Frappe: This colour is a warm brown, with a slight red undertone (or I think so anyway), it has a matte finish and is the perfect transition shade for me.
- Latte: This colour is very similar to Frappe, without the red undertone, and it is a slightly darker colour. Also a matte
- Cocoa Bear: Another favourite from MakeUp Geek. Cocoa Bear seems to be talked about all the time and I understand why, it’s a rich brown with red undertones and is honestly stunning
- Mocha: Another brown shade (clearly I like my neutral colours), this colour is a deep chocolate brown, and once again it is matte.
- Bitten: This colour is a beautiful burgundy, plum colour and I hear it looks amazing in the outer v corner of the eye.
- Homecoming: The only non-matte colour I brought. This shade is a silver taupe colour, and is so pretty! I understand why it is another favourite from the brand.
- Corrupt: Every eye shadow lover needs to have a good matte black shade in their collection and this is exactly what Corrupt is.
Now, i will be honest, there are some cons with this brand, the biggest being the price. It might seem cheap to pay $6.99 USD for an eye shadow, but it adds up quickly, especially when that equals $10.50 NZD . Plus, you have to buy the palette on top of that. So bear that in mind when thinking about buying something from this range.
However, I think i am addicted to these eye shadows. There is just something so fun and exciting about making a personalized eye shadow palette with the exact colors, and finishes that you want. So have you tried MakeUp Geek eye shadows before? What are your favourite colours. Get chatting below, and enable me some more! BB x