Catrice Spring/ Summer Collection: First Impressions
November 23, 2017
If you have been someone who loves to read my posts or watch my videos, you will know that I am completely obsessed with the brand Catrice. They are by far one of my favorite make up brands and seem to deliver excellence every single time! I was lucky enough to be sent some amazing new products from the Catrice Spring/Summer range and wanted to share them with you guys. These new “must have’s” have been inspired by the international spring/summer collections (as seen on the catwalks). So if you would like to hear my opinion on each one, then keep on reading.
Liquid Lip Powder
This is the first time I have ever tried a “lip powder” and I have to say that I instantly fell in love. First of all, the color is amazing- the liquid powder dries into a gorgeous matt finish with a shimmer that literally lasts all day long. You can eat, drink, talk to your hearts content and even kiss and guess what… the lip powder will NOT come off. This is definitely one of my summer favs! Not to mention, the amount of compliments you will get from strangers, makes it all worth it!
Volumizing Lip Balm
This Volumizing lip balm is perfect for summer! It is a natural lip booster that not only gives your lips the right amount of moisture but also leaves them tingling all day long. This lip balm is just the right thing to use if you are wanting a “no make up, make up look”. With just the right amount of pink and moisture to keep your lips happy all day, this is the perfect summer accessory.
Ultimate Matt Lipstick
As a first impression- I was quite surprised that this was a summer color but I’m not complaining as plum lips are one of my favorites! This Ultimate Matt Lipstick really does give your lips that long lasting matt finish- tried and tested. The colour is rich, nourishing and not as dark as it looks in the image. In fact- it can be worn in both winter and summer- now that’s a bargain!
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These concealer cover up’s are super cool! After trying them out and experimenting with them- they actually do reduce blemishes and make your foundation look even more flawless. Just be careful not to use too much, otherwise you will literally end up looking yellow or purple… yip, that happened to me, lol! The awesome thing about these concealers is that you really do not need to use much product so not only will it last you a long time but you are also saving in the long run. Beauty products that are good for your skin but also affordable- the best!
Brown Collection Nail Lacquer
Can we just give these brown nail lacquers a moment…! Like the Lip Powder, these polishes are fantastic magnets for receiving compliments from strangers, lol. Metallic seems to be quite a trend this season which is great because it goes with everything. The polish goes on like a dream and lasts for a number of days without chipping. It is important to apply a top coat in order to get the shine- I used a different brand but Catrice also have an awesome top coat, so go check it out.
Glam Doll False Lash Mascara Waterproof
I am not the biggest fan of water proof eye makeup just because I struggle to get it off. Maybe I don’t use a good enough make up remover but nevertheless removing makeup is already a mission without having to remove waterproof anything. However, if you are looking for something that you can wear to the beach… or maybe even a pool party and you don’t want everyone knowing you are wearing mascara- this is the one you should use. It gives you that natural fake lash look and better yet, it stays on… all day, and all night -totally long lasting.
Brow Palette Matt and Glow
For those of you that don’t know… my eye brows are always a bit here and there. I never get the perfect shape, colour or anything- I have totally accepted that that is just me. However, this brow kit came a long and I have to say that this is God’s gift to women… seriously. If you struggle with your brows like I do, this kit gives you just the right amount of wax, powder and a little bit of shine ( if that’s your kinda thing). The applicator makes it super easy to apply and helps with creating the perfect brow shape. Be careful not to use too much product otherwise they will be very dark and your beautiful brows will soon look like beautiful dark caterpillars… just saying!
Glam & Doll Super Black Liner Waterproof
Last but definitely not least- the Super Black Waterproof Liquid Liner. I love liquid liner… but I do find this a bit overwhelming. Why, you might ask? Well, because it takes me about 5 tries to get my right eye perfect when applying liquid liner. Add on the waterproof factor and well… I’m screwed. Seriously though, this waterproof liner is perfect for summer, pool parties, sprinkler runs, bad break ups and so on. Just make sure you have a fabulous eye make up remover and you are all good. The shape of the pen gives you a very stream lined look which helps us amateurs when applying it- just what we need. So give it a go if you are wanting something to last all day and all night… this one is for you!
I hope you enjoyed reading about my first impressions of the Catrice Spring/ Summer range. Do yourselves a favor and give them a try, you will not be disappointed! Thank you Cosmetix SA for sending me the products, it’s always so special and such a nice surprise when that happens.
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