Makeup Revolution Solid Brush Cleaner hit or miss? Carry on reading to find out my full first impression!
First of all it costs £5 for a 100ml tub so it should last for a while and the packaging is pretty basic. One thing I didn’t like is that the instructions is stuck on with a sticky label which is already peeling off.
It’s pretty simple to use and handy to travel with as it isn’t very bulky. It is basically a pot of soap through that expires 12 months after opening.
From first impressions I was surprised at how well it removed harsh pink eyeshadow tones from the brushes with just one use.
An observation I found is that it cleaned my EcoTools foundation brushes much better than my Real Techniques ones but it still didn’t remove all of the product.
It cleans eyeshadow brushes very quickly and removes all traces of products but face brushes take much longer and it’s not guaranteed you’ll get a fully clean brush.
Overall I think the product works fine but it didn’t really impress me, had it throughly cleaned my face brushes then I’d be recommending it but it isn’t anything special.
It’s no surprise that Makeup Revolution has became massively popular over the past year with more and more products coming out on a frequent basis.
Whilst today’s review isn’t a brand new launch it’s still fairly recent and is part of the Skin Kiss Highlighter collection. (New Shades have just launched)
The shade Ice Kiss is a stunning icy gold colour with a lot of pigment! It can be built up for a maximum glow or a little of this really does go a long way. The pan it comes in is absolutely huge so it will last a long time but who can resist buying more highlighters regardless of whether they’ve ran out?
The Skin Kiss range consists of gorgeous shades and each one costs just £5!
B. Official Makeup has recently been rebranded after a while of being away from the shelves. If you’ve never heard of B. it’s the cruelty free makeup brand by Superdrug and is vegan and vegetarian friendly.
I was kindly sent a luminous silk lipstick of theirs to test as part of the Superdrug Blog Squad. The shade I received is Suis Moi.
I was really pleased to get a nude pink shade as I don’t really wear many other colours. I think the packaging is quite sleek and simple as well.
The formula is described as luminous silk, it glides on the lips nicely and doesn’t feel sticky etc… The shade is quite sheer to begin with but is buildable with layers.
One issue I did have with this lipstick is I don’t feel it matches the shade sticker as I was expecting a more purple mauve shade. I much prefer the shade it actually is but that’s not the point so just be careful when ordering online if you haven’t seen swatches first.
I love the colour but it is transfer proof and it doesn’t really last long if you’re eating or drinking but it hasn’t put me off trying more from the range.
The lipsticks retail at £6.99 and come in a wide range of shades!
Argan oil is massively popular in hair and beauty products so Superdrug have launched a brand new range of hair masques. You can choose the overnight treatment which contains blends of Argan and Kukui Nut Oils or the replenishing treatment which contains Argan, Pro Vitamin B5 and Papaya Extract and they work for all hair types.
Overnight Masque: I actually used this during the day and left it on for around an hour, it’s quite a runny consistency and can be used from root to tip. I have quite long thick hair so needed quite a bit but it is a 125ml tube so it will last. I personally found it slightly itchy on my roots which is why I washed it out early but it did actually leave my hair feeling great! The product itself smells great and left my hair feeling soft, looked shiny and frizz free for days.
I do not have sensitive skin so it may be best to avoid your roots if you do!
Replenishing Sachet: I don’t usually use sachet hair masques as I prefer my products in a pot but with 17ml in the pack there’s actually quite a lot in it. The whole sachet was used on my hair but for short hair you could probably get away with a few uses.
Again it smells great, really fruity from the papaya extract and leaves your hair feeling incredible!
It’s suitable for all hair types but for dry hair it would be beneficial!
Hands up who loves fragrance! I certainly do so I was pleased to receive the Layering Lab Body Mists as part of the Superdrug Blog Squad. I received mine in the scents Oriental and Cocoon.
The idea of the mists is that you can choose two from the collection (six available scents) and layer them together to create a unique scent or you can wear them individually which I think is a great concept.
Oriental is my favourite of the two and contains the notes spice, berries and floral it also smells like Diesel Loverdose Tattoo! Cocoon has jasmine, vanilla and musk and I was less keen on this scent but purely because I’m not a vanilla fan. I’ve never really been a body mist fan either but I can honestly say I’ve been converted and I can’t wait to try out the rest of the range! At 100ml they are perfectly handbag sized and I think the simplistic packaging is so cute. As always with Superdrug own brands it’s cruelty free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians.
It’s almost Halloween and to celebrate Makeup Revolution have brought out some new ‘spooky’ products including the Vampire Night matte lip kit and Ghostly highlighters.
The box design is no different to the usual lip kits launched earlier this year, I’m slightly disappointed the lips don’t feature vampire teeth to add that special Halloween touch.
Deep reds are such great colours for Autumn so I was excited to try this out. I have two other lip kits from MUR which I have reviewed here. Unfortunately the lip liner doesn’t fully match and is more pinky toned than the actual liquid lipstick so on application you can see the difference.
The liquid lipstick is a very good match to the box image which I know MUR have had problems in the past with incorrect shade images. Compared to previous kits I felt the lip liner wasn’t as creamy and felt more difficult to apply as it felt sharper.
If you’ve visited my blog before then you’ll know I absolutely love MUR but this lip kit just wasn’t my favourite. The liquid lipstick formula is not the same as previous kits and felt quite flaky to wipe away and didn’t feel as comfortable on the lips and personally I’d rather the lip liner was a matching shade.
For £6 you get a great vampy shade but it isn’t the best lip kit around.
Welcome back to part two of the Soph X Makeup Revolution collection, todays edition is my thoughts on the highlighter palette, if you haven’t checked out the first part which is the eyeshadow palette then you can read it here.
I absolutely love Soph’s videos and Makeup Revolution so its a match made in heaven, it would be nice if she created more products in the future!
The highlighter palette packaging is quite simple with its peachy coloured box, window view and rose gold writing. Unfortunately there couldn’t be any shade names due to the window but it’d be interesting to know what they would have been called.
The highlighters consist of eight stunning shades four baked and two pressed, again this palette is aimed at all skin tones so whilst its not possible to use all of them as highlighters the remaining shades will make great eyeshadows.
Apologies for the swatches not being the best they are extremely pigmented in the flesh! I adore the purple shade and even though I wont be able to use the bronze shades they would look gorgeous on deeper skin tones and as eyeshadows.
For £8 you get a large palette with a selection of different shades to match most skin tones.
Available at Superdrug, Tam Beauty and coming soon to Ulta.
One of my favourite Youtubers Sophdoesnails has recently collaborated with Makeup Revolution to create two stunning palettes, one eyeshadow and one highlighter. It is not limited edition but they have been selling out fast on the Superdrug website. I managed to get both so stay tuned for the highlighter review with swatches.
The packaging is a matte peachy pink colour with rose gold embossed writing and paint splats, Soph designed it all herself and went for a watercolour theme. It definitely stands out against the other Makeup Revolution palettes.
There are 24 shades to choose from with a mixture of mattes and shimmers, as you can see there’s a wide selection for all occasions. I absolutely love the colours available and constantly use shimmer shades.
I’m not the best at swatches but I’ve included some of my favourite shimmer and matte shades, the swatches don’t do them much justice as they are extremely pigmented. I absolutely love the shades Festive Flame and Copper Coin its great shades for Autumn.
The mattes are so pigmented and easy to blend, Soph wanted her palette to appeal to all audiences and skin tones not just for fair skin tones like herself.
At just £10 you get a large mirror, 24 shades and a palette that’s great for all occasions!
Available at Superdrug, Tam Beauty and coming soon to Ulta
Welcome back to the final instalment of the Wonder Woman lipstick mini series, these lipsticks were part of the Wilkinson Sword razor campaign to celebrate the release of the new Wonder Woman film.
Wonder is the shade I was absolutely dying to get my hands on out of the four piece collection, unfortunately I only managed to get three of the shades so my collection isn’t complete!
Wonder is a stunning pink nude shade and I absolutely love any kind of nude lipstick so I had to get my hands on this one. Sorry for the picture being not very good but I assure you it is an amazing colour. I believe the promotion is still running so I’d definitely recommend grabbing this shade if you can.
This is my mini collection and as you can see there’s different shades to cater to each individual taste, we have the deep red shade Wisdom and Power is a classic red.
I love these lipsticks, the shades are pigmented and they aren’t drying at all which is always a bonus and cruelty free!
Ditch the wipes in favour of the B. Pure Micellar Water. It cleanes, tones and refreshes skin whilst gently removing make up.
It’s great for all skin types including very sensitive skin and best of all you can use it on Eye make up!
I’ve tried Micellar waters and face wipes in the past which have made my eyes feel sore afterwards and my skin isn’t even that sensitive but this product is great. One problem I did find with removing eye make up is that for eyeliner it did transfer it under my eye more so than removing it.
For £4.49 you get a large 400ml bottle that’s sure to last a while and currently B. Skincare is buy one get one free so why not stock up!