Makeup Revolution Pro Hygiene Solid Brush Cleaner Review


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.

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Makeup Revolution Skin Kiss Ice Kiss Highlighter


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)

Makeup Revolution Skin Kiss Ice Kiss Highlighter

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. Pure Micellar Water


Ditch the wipes in favour of the B. Pure Micellar Water. It cleanes, tones and refreshes skin whilst gently removing make up. 

B. Pure Micellar Water
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! 

*Dermatologically & Ophthalmically Approved

*Cruelty Free

*Suitable for Vegans & Vegetarians 

Superdrug Refreshing Hydrogel Eye Patches


Feeling rough and need a quick way to refresh your under eyes? If you suffer with puffy eyes and dark circles then this might be the product for you! 

Superdrug Hydogel Eye Patches
Within 15 minutes these hydrogel patches will stimulate the skin with sea algae and caffeine making you feel more awake, refreshed and your under eye area will be moisturised in order to hide fatigue and puffiness. 

Superdrug Refreshing Hydrogel Eye Patches
To use the patches you simply take them out of the casing, peel back the one side whilst positioning on the under eye and then removing the final piece of backing to fully reveal the gel patch.
Whilst I don’t tend to suffer with puffiness I do get dark circles and find that after using these patches for 15 minutes my skin does look much brighter and feels slightly tighter. 

A top tip on the sachet is to keep them in the fridge before use. 

You get one set per sachet and they can only be used once but cost just £1.49. 

As always Superdrug products are cruelty free and suitable for vegans and vegetarians. 

 

Revlon Photoready Insta-Fix Highlighting Stick


If you’re looking for a golden highlighter that’s easy to apply, a drugstore brand and a cream product and not powder then continue reading this post. The Revlon Photoready Insta-Fix Highlighting Stick in Gold Light (what a mouthful) fits the bill perfectly if you’re looking for all of the above.

Revlon PhotoReady Insta-Fix Highlighting Stick

Priced at £9.99 you get a large highlighter which is easy to glide across your cheeks but not really anywhere else but you could always use your finger or a brush… Admittedly I find the packaging rather underwhelming and basic compared to other highlighters on the market.

Revlon Gold Light Highlighting Stick
Direct swatch (Unblended)
The product is a gorgeous colour and buildable to create the desired look, I also like to use it as a base for powder highlighters to make a more intense glow.

Revlon also do a pink toned highlighter in the shade Pink Light but I haven’t tried that one, let me know in the comments if it’s worth picking up.

Overall I would recommend this highlighter if it’s on offer, whilst I do really like it I think £9.99 is a bit pricey when you can buy highlighting palettes for cheaper.

 

Rimmel London 002 Coral Glow Sculpting Kit


Contour, highlight and add a pop of colour to your face in one handy sculpting kit presented by Rimmel London as part of the Kate Moss collection. There are currently two shades to choose from 002 Coral Glow and 003 Golden Bronze. As far as I’m aware there is not a 001 which is odd to me but I could be wrong (let me know in the comments!). This retails for £6.99.

Rimmel London Sculpting KitRimmel Sculpting Kit

As you can see it’s pretty standard packaging with a window to show off the colours, it’s a decent size for travel, however, it doesn’t contain a brush or mirrors. I like to use the PS Angled Brush from Primark for the contour shade. 

If you are new to contouring then it makes a great starter palette, if however, you use contour a lot then it probably isn’t for you if I’m being honest due to the lack of shade options.

Rimmel Coral Glow Swatches

The powders can easily be built up but you do have to tap a lot of the excess off of your brush, for lack of a better word it is quite ‘powdery’ and as you tap your brush in the palette you can see it starting to come away in the air.

I love the blush colour and find that the contour shade works well for me, its on the warm side so if you use cool toned highlighters then again this isn’t for you. The highlighter is a nice golden shade but personally I think there’s better highlighters on the market.

Rimmel London are against animal testing but I think they’re sold in China where animal testing still takes place so it depends on your personal preferences whether or not you would use this palette.

 

Makeup Revolution Matte Lip Kits Review


Liquid Lipsticks are more popular than ever thanks to Kylie Jenner, for those of us in the UK the Kylie Jenner make up range isn’t as accessible to get without paying a large custom charge and of course it’s really popular and sells out fast!

Makeup Revolution has thankfully brought out a wide range of colour dupes with their Retro Luxe Matte Lip Kit collection which retail at £6.

Makeup Revolution Lip Kits

This is my first experience using a liquid lipstick so naturally I went for the Nude shades, Echelon is a brown toned nude and Reign is a pink toned nude. I’m not sure why but my boxes do not match each other in terms of text layout… It doesn’t really bother me it just seems odd.

One thing I know people have commented on with these products is that the shade on the box doesn’t match the actually shade inside and I can agree with that so if in doubt always swatch first!

Revolution Lip KitRevolution Liquid Lip Kits

The lip kit contains the liquid lipstick and a lip liner, the lip liners do not match the lipsticks perfectly, however, it isn’t blatantly obvious when the product is on the lips and blended together.  The liquid lipstick as you can see just has your standard lip gloss wand.

Makeup Revolution Lip Kit Swatches

I found the lip liners creamy, very pigmented and glided on, however, my lip liner for Echelon has quite a wobbly tip and looks like it might break so I don’t know if mines just badly made or if they aren’t sturdy in general…

The liquid lipsticks are also very pigmented, comfortable to wear and last throughout the day, they don’t transfer and aren’t drying which is always a bonus.

I absolutely love both colours but Echelon is my favourite of the two!

I would recommend these lip kits if you’re after a matte lip product that lasts throughout the day without needing to re-apply your lipstick. For £6 you can’t go wrong unless you don’t swatch the product first as you may end up with a different colour to what you wanted.

You can purchase these from Tambeauty.com or from Superdrug

*Update: my Echelon Lip Liner has since broken inside the lid and I’ve barely used, they can be sharpened but mine was damaged beyond repair.

Revlon Ultimate All-In-One Mascara


The Ultimate All-In-One Mascara by Revlon claims to feature five lash transforming benefits in one tube, this is instead of singularly buying one of the other mascaras they currently have on offer such as the Ultra Volume etc…

revlon-ultimate-all-in-one

You might be wondering what the five extraordinary benefits are, well I can tell you it creates volume, length, definition, lifts the lashes and has an intense colour.

There are currently three shades to choose from which are Blackest Black, Blackened Brown and Waterproof Blackest.

revlon-ultimate-all-in-one-brush

The ‘Power Mini-Brush’ is the smallest mascara wand ive ever used, I thought it would be difficult to use at first but it isn’t actually that bad! The oval shaped wand makes for an easy application, the only downside for me is the mascara formula itself is quite a wet consistency (similar to the Maybelline Lash Sensational).  

I definitely think the mascara delivers on what it promises but in terms of the intense colour I wouldn’t have really looked out for it had I not known it makes a difference. Yes its black but I don’t see how its any different to another black mascara…

What are your thoughts on Revlon’s new Mascara collection?