Soap and Glory Glamorama Review

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image taken from Boots website

So over the holidays I received this gift set, the aptly named ‘Glamorama’ makeup set. Now I’ve been a fan of Soap and Glory products for years, mainly their ‘Righteous Body Butter’ and ‘Vitamin C facial wash’ but I must admit that’s I’ve never even considered trying their makeup before even though many people rave about it.

So the set itself comes packaged in a hard case with a large mirror that is magnetised to ensure the products don’t get damaged or fall out. Now for the products; in the set you get:

THICK & FAST™ High Definition Collagen Coat™ Mascara in FILM NOIR
SUPERCAT™ Carbon Black Extreme Liquid Eyeliner Pen
SEXY MOTHER PUCKER™ Lip Shine Lacquer in CHARM OFFENSIVE
GLOW ALL OUT™ Luminising Face Powder
LID STUFF™ Eye Shadows in THREE shades: OKEY SMOKEY, WHAT A NIGHT and FOIL IN LOVE
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Full face done using all products from set

Now I’m not usually one for wearing mascara or lipgloss, however I really wanted to give the whole set a fair try. With that in mind I’ll start with the mascara; I was pleasantly surprised it was light on the lashes and not clumpy, it lengthened without weighing them down however I didn’t see much in the way of thickening other than them darkening the lashes themselves.

Since we’re on the topic of eyes, next lets review the shadows, two of which are matte (Okey Smokey and What a Night) and the third is a glittery shadow. First of all the formula is great, it’s soft almost buttery with very little fallout, the matte shades blend and apply easily with the brush that comes with the set, however I had to use my finger and the pat it method to get Foil in Love (glitter shade) to stick to my eyes. My only complaint is that when I came back to use them again, I tried to use my usual brush set and found that they didn’t want to cooperate but they work fine with the brush provided, which is a shame. Other than that the trio together make a perfect ‘subtle’ smokey eye.

Next the Supercat liner, I have to say this was one of the smoothest liners I’ve used in a while which says something because I swear by my Collection Extreme 24 Hour Felt Tip Liner (£2.50 in Boots) but this glided on so easily and it took me no time at all to do my signature cat eye.

Now for lips, the lip laquer itself was a beautiful shade of pink which although not a colour I usually reach for suited the look, I was also pleasantly surprised to find it wasn’t nearly as sticky as most other lip glosses/laquers. However the product boasts that it is ultra-moisturising, repairing and gives a 3D Plump, none of which I experienced although this could be due to the fact I’ve only worn it once (no matter how pretty the colour I just can’t tolerate lip gloss)

Lastly is the luminising face powder, it’s safe to say I’m unsure about this product. I have tried it a few times, sometimes as a highlight others as an all over face powder and I don’t see a difference. Perhaps it the wrong colour for my skintone but it doesn’t show up on my face. Perhaps on someone that doesn’t have pink undertones in their skin this may work wonderfully but that being said I still wear it so either it’s compulsion or subconsciously I think it’s working.

The set is available at Boots store over Christmas, retailing at £20. However the items are available separately: Soap and Glory Boots UK or Soap and Glory official site

So do you have a favourite Soap and Glory product, if so what is it?

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Get to know me

So I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus just for a week or so whilst I get adjusted to the New Year and being back at university; sorry for that. But to kick off the New Year I thought why not introduce you to myself properly with a couple of questions taken from the Youtube ‘Get to know me’ tag.

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Christmas Day 2016

Questions

Favourite colour?

Green, Earthy green or dark green are my favourites.

How tall are you?

I’m exactly 5ft

Cats or Dogs?

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Tea or Coffee?

I’m obsessed with coffee but do enjoy a good herbal or fruit tea on occassion.

Favourite book?

o0o0o hard question, so many to choose from but erm either Miss Peregrines Home for Peculiar Children or Harry Potter and the Philosophers Stone.

Favourite movie?

The whole Harry Potter series or Fantastic Beast and Where to Find Them.

Favourite Youtubers?

I watch a lot but my most watched would have to be Brizzy VoicesGrav3yardgirlKiera RoseNinkcompoop and Stephanie Nicole

How would you describe your fashion sense?

Muddled, it varies from alternative to comfy casual, it really depends what I’m doing that day.

What are some of your favourite tv shows?

The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, 2 Broke Girls, Haven, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Angel, Charmed, The Big Bang Theory, Dollhouse … just to name a few =^.^=

What is one bad habit you have?

I like to be cosy which usually leads to procrastinating on important things such as uni work, blog posts, housework or working out D=

So my question to you guys is: “What is one bad habit you have?”.

Please answer in the comment section below, and if you do this tag please tag me in it for me to see.
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