GERARD COSMETICS – HYDRA MATTE LIQUID LIPSTICK – Mile High

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This is an amazingly easy to apply, long-lasting, creamy liquid lipstick!

This lipstick, has the ultimate staying power – giving a vivid lip mocha blush colour for at least 6 hours.

This lipstick is one of the easiest I’ve ever had to apply, and with just one dip it provides great coverage –  and it doesn’t smudge your already applied part causing it to go patchy! It lasted three re-coats before it got clumpy and started to flake. It can withstand eating and drinking to with only minimal touch up – I was able to devour a three course meal and it still looked presentable!

Bottom Line: Gerard Cosmetics have just created the holy grail of liquid lipsticks! Thoroughly worth the higher price due to the amazing quality and easibility of applying with the built in wand!

Price: £11 @ BeautyBay.com

Rating: *****

OFRA – Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick – Bel Air

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An unbelievably creamy, fast drying liquid lipstick!

I first fell in love with this shade after seeing it swatched on Instagram, and decided to take the plunge. This liquid lipstick smells beautiful, and is rich and creamy delivering full on colour from the first swipe. It dries quickly and delivers a long lasting, easy to wear lip. It also smells divine!

Only problem is that it can clump after reapplication, which is very sad to see happen to a premium liquid lipstick. Other than that, this had become my number one lipstick for every day looks as it delivers a nude lip that lasts a long while so I don’t have to worry about reapplication!

Bottom Line: This is a creamy, rich, easy to apply long lasting lipstick which is perfect for long summer days at the beach.

Price: £11 @ BeautyBay.com

Rating: ****

Jeffree Star – Velour Liquid Lipstick – Androgyny

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A luxuriously creamy, long lasting liquid lipstick that packs a punch of colour!

This is my first dabble in the art of Jeffree Star Cosmetics, and wow and I hooked. I’ve been a fan of Jeffree Star’s cosmetics since the MySpace days (really showing my age now…) and after seeing the numerous swatches of the shade Androgyny, I decided to take the plunge.

My first impressions of this lipstick is that the packaging is amazingly cute. It’s a lot smaller than I imagined, for some reason I heard that the lipsticks were chunky, that is not the case!

My first impression turned sour when I first applied this lipstick, as I was a bit annoyed at how patchy it was. It’s £16 a pop, it shouldn’t deliver so poorly for a premium product! It couldn’t deliver the same bold colour consistently across my lips and kept leaving parts watery. Turns out in my haste to try it, I didn’t read the packaging – you got to shake it for 5 seconds to mix it again as it settles and separates.

After doing the “shake for 5 seconds“, I tried again – A LOT BETTER! This time it felt like it was properly mixed, and delivered bold colour in every stroke. So remember guys – shake it like a Polaroid picture!

I let this bad boy dry for about five minutes before putting it to the test – I ate my dinner, drank a whole lot of water (without a straw), and it held remarkably well. It did leave my lips in the centre, but the edges stayed neat – no smudging to turn me into the Joker.

One bad thing was that it felt sticky for a while after application, which I’ve noticed with my Nyx Liquid Cream lipsticks. On reapplication it didn’t build up and go flaky – it still went on smoothly and didn’t clump.

Bottom Line: There is a reason why Jeffree Star has such a large cult following – and it’s because of these unbelievable products. Also they’re vegan!

Price: £16 @ BeautyBay.com
They currently have a 3 for 2 on Jeffree Star at the moment!

Rating: ****

Gerard Cosmetics – Hydra Matte Liquid Lipstick – Serenity

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This is an amazingly easy to apply, vivid, and beautiful lipstick!

This lipstick, has the ultimate staying power – giving vivid lip colour for at least 6 hours – lasting longer than the NYX Lingerie Lipstick and NYX Liquid Suede Creme Lipstick I have purchased.

This lipstick is one of the easiest I’ve ever had to apply, and with just one dip it provides great coverage –  and it doesn’t smudge your already applied part causing it to go patchy! It lasted three re-coats before it got clumpy and started to flake. It can withstand eating and drinking to with only minimal touch up – I was able to devour a three course meal and it still looked presentable!

Bottom Line: Gerard Cosmetics have just created the holy grail of liquid lipsticks! Thoroughly worth the higher price due to the amazing quality and easibility of applying with the built in wand!

Price: £11 @ BeautyBay.com

Rating: *****

Latest Beauty Bay Haul – Anastasia Beverly Hills & Gerard Cosmetics – Exclusive April Offers and Discounts details!

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My latest Beauty Bay haul using their latest April discounts and offers! 

Beauty Bay have some amazing offers this month including such brands as Anastasia Beverly Hills, Jeffree Starr, and Gerard Cosmetics!

Therefore, I decided to do a mini haul and grab the ABH Modern Renaissance eye shadow palette, the ABH Brow Wow Tint pen and two Gerard Cosmetics liquid matte lipsticks. I will be using these lipsticks over the next few days and posting my reviews on their stay power and quality – so stay tuned!

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Here is the complete list of offers and discounts available for Beauty Bay during April 2017;

JEFFREE STAR
Offer: Free Dark Horse Skin Frost when you spend £30 on Jeffree Star
Details: Free gift added at checkout
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 15/4/17
Shop Jeffree Star here!

ANASTASIA BEVERLY HILLS
Offer: Buy any two items and get mini brow gel for free
Details: free gift added when two ABH products added to basket
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 19/4/17
Shop Anastasia Beverly Hills here!

GERARD COSMETICS
Offers: Buy any Gerard Cosmetic item and get something half price
Details: Discount applied at checkout
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 15/4/17
Shop Gerard Cosmetics Here!

SIGMA
Offer: Cashmere Classic Brush Set for £20
Details: Discount already applied
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 27/4/17
Shop SIGMA here!

PARLUX
Offer: Buy any Parlux hairdryer and get a Head Jog Detangling Brush free
Details: free gift added at checkout
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 21/5/17
Shop PARLUX Here!

PETER THOMAS ROTH
Offer: Buy any 3 Peter Thomas Roth items and get 3 items free (Mini Blushing Buffing Beads, Mini Max Anti Shine Mattifying Gel  and Premier Anti-Ageing Cleansing Gel)
Details: Free gift added at checkout
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 15/4/17
Shop Peter Thomas Roth here!

ALPHA H
Offer: Spend £45 on Alpha H and get a free mini balancing moisturiser
Details: Free gift added at checkout
Start Date: LIVE NOW
End Date: 15/4/17
Shop Alpha H Here!

VELOUR LASHES
Offer: Buy any Velour Lashes and get a Two Easy Lash Applicator Free
Details: Free gift added at checkout
Start Date: 3/4/17
End Date: 19/4/17
Shop Velour Lashes Here!

 

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