Monday, 22 July 2013

Brand of the Week #1 Collection - Eyeshadow Pencils



Vintage blush, Hot chocolate, Vanilla sky & Midnight Glam

Happy Monday beauties! 
I just thought I would explain a little before I move on to the review , I'm currently starting a new series exciting! I've decided to feature one brand for one week now and again, this week and the brand I am starting with is Collection! I've become obsessed with their affordable and good quality make-up! Let me know what you think? and any brands you would like me to feature :)


When I first spotted these in superdrug I knew they had to be mine, I'd never seen anything quiet like them so I was really excited to try them out. I picked up four shades...

Vintage blush - A gorgeous rosie pink blush shade.
Hot chocolate - A chocolate brown with golden undertones.
Vanilla sky - A creamy vanilla colour with a stuble golden undertone.
Midnight glam- A black with a grey base not what I would call a true black. 

I would also just like to add they all contain a stuble shimmer but instead of making them look bitty/gritty it adds a metalic look.

The formula is so soft! They remind me of huge kohl eyeliners but with a sliky touch. I used Vanilla Sky, Hot chocolate and Midnight glam to create the bottom look. The only thing I would say is they are really hard to blend together it too me a long time for it to look decently blended and in the process I lost quiet a lot of pigment from Hot chocolate but on the plus side these babies are waterproof so they are really long lasting especially with my watery eyes I would say the lash line colour lasted a good 3 hours on my eyes which is a mean feat in its self! 

You can buy these at Superdrug for £2.50 each or you can buy them online at the Collection website for just over £3! Have you tried any Collection Eyeshadow Pencils? 
Jamie
x
*Products brought with my money, 100% honest opinions as always. 

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17 comments:

  1. Oh wow, must check these out! :D

    check my blog out if you have the time?
    http://georgialouisee.blogspot.co.uk

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  2. These look really good! And the colours are really nice and natural too! x

    Kathryn
    enclosedbeauty.blogspot.co.uk

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  3. these are fab!! and they look so pigmented xx

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  4. Oh these look stunning! *adds to mental shopping list*

    Emily @ www.emulehaparker.co.uk xx

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  5. I do want to pick up the pink one. I hope that when you say it lasts 3 hours, that if I layer it over primer it'll last me all day!

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  6. These look really good, I will be trying these :)

    Nyss x

    missnyssbeautymagpie.blogspot.co.uk

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  7. Oh wow they're so pigmented!!!! I need some of these in my life :D xx

    Gemma | ˟˟ Miss Makeup Magpie ˟˟

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  8. These look and sound great. Loving them! xx

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  9. Wow,sooo beautiful...I really like your pretty blog.^^
    Maybe follow each other on bloglovin?
    Let me know follow you then back.
    Lovely greets nessa

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  10. These eye pencils looks amazing! xo

    I've followed your blog on bloglovin honey xo

    Be Pulchritudinous. | UK Beauty and Life Blog

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  11. they are all such beautiful colours and probably are staple items! will defintely be picking these up soon! check out my new fashion and beauty blog - http://bronwynblogs.blogspot.co.uk/

    xoxo

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  12. These look gorgeous and so pigmented! Lovely blog xx

    http://amourexx.blogspot.co.uk/

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  13. I've never seen these before but I love the colours, especially Vintage Blush! Must have a look for these next time I'm in town :)
    zara
    x

    lavieenrose-xo

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  14. £2.50?! Wow! Incredible. Great post. I definitely need these.

    I've just followed you - thanks for your comment on my blog :)xx

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