ColourPop x iLuvSarahii Collection

28th June 2017

ColourPop are my current favourite beauty brand, and I always like to keep my eyes peeled for their email newsletters too see what new launches are coming or which deals they’re offering. My ColourPop collection started off quite small, but it’s now grown massively over the last year and I just can’t get enough of their amazing products especially as they’re all so affordable. I’m so happy ColourPop now deliver to the UK, so I don’t have to mess around with mail forwarding companies.

Within the UK, we are charged customs fees on any parcel out of the EU with a value of $15 or more. The only way to avoid paying customs fees is to ensure your order is under $15 but the shipping is international shipping is usually $9.99 so it’s just not cost effective. When making my ColourPop orders, I always factor in around £20 into the final price to cover customs fees so I’d recommend doing the same so you know the total price you’ll pay for your items. Even with customs fees, their products are still very affordable and well worth the fees in my opinion.

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One of my favourite things about ColourPop as a brand is that collaborate with beauty/social influencers often such as Kathleen Lights, Sonya Esman, Coffee Break with Dani, and ShaaanXo. Their newest collaboration is with iLuvSarahii who has over 3 million Instagram followers and 400,000 YouTube subscribers and her real name is Karen Sarahi Gonzalez. iLuvSarahii’s makeup skills really are incredible so the ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection was always going to be awesome; and let me tell you, it really is.

The ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection consists of a total of eight products; two eyeshadow palettes, three liquid lipsticks and three lip liners and the collocation be purchased in full or you can purchase individual products too. The packaging is truly stunning with a super chic cream and gold foil snakeskin effect which really does luxurious. I love that Karen has created three liquid lipsticks within the ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection but also three matching ColourPop Lippie Pencil lipliners.

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Kicking things off with the two eyeshadow palettes as eyeshadow is my favourite beauty product. The collection includes two four pan pressed eyeshadow palettes; Chic-y and $aucey, both of which retail for $18 each but are worth $20. Each of the palettes are made from sturdy yet lightweight cardboard and the pans can easily be removed from the palettes should you wish to pop them in a custom palette. I adore the ColourPop Super Shock Shadows but I’ve never tried the ColourPop Pressed Powder Shadows until now and I really am kicking myself for waiting this long.

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Chic-y; Distressed (matte vanilla), Vivacious (metallic pink champagne), Freckles (matte warm mocha) and Noche (matte black brown).

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$aucey; Heavy Glam (vibrant duochrome orange with a pink flip), Chic Happens (matte cool mauve), Lit (vibrant metallic purple) and Razy (matte blackened plum).

All eight of the eyeshadow shades are very, very pigmented, super soft and extremely blendable and in my opinion are better quality than Makeup Geek and MAC’s pressed eyeshadow formula. They really are worth the hype and I can’t wait to order more from their Pressed Powder Shadow collection as I love them so much.

I really like that Karen has made Chic-y to be a super neutral palette which will flatter all skin tones and can be used for a subtle work/school appropriate makeup look all the way through to an intense smoky eye in just four shades. Then we have $aucey which is contains beautiful pink, mauve and purple tones for an easy way to inject colour into your eye makeup looks. They really are fantastic palettes especially as they’re only $18/£14 each, as it works out at being $4.50/£3.53 per shadow.

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Moving onto the lip products within the collection, the three liquid lipsticks consist of Curvii which is an Ultra Glossy Lip, 951 which is an Ultra Satin Lip and Mamacita which is an Ultra Matte Lip. I really like that Karen has included all three formulas of the ColourPop liquid lipsticks and you can perfect your lip look thanks to the matching ColourPop Lippie Pencil lipliners which have the same corresponding names.

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Curvii is described as being a light peachy nude in a crème finish, with subtle golden sparkle.

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951 is a mid-toned warm nude.

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Mamacita is a deepened burgundy.

Each of the Lippie Pencils in the ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection match their corresponding liquid lipstick perfectly, and it’s great to be able to purchase your own lip kit duo for just $11. The ColourPop liquid lipsticks all have a great doefoot applicator which makes application quick and easy. I like all three of the ColourPop liquid lipstick formulas; satin, glossy and matte but glossy finishes are always my favourite.

The three ColourPop Lippie Pencils are very creamy and smooth, so they glide across the lips effortlessly without tugging the lips or crumbling. They do an excellent job of preventing any feathering and they’re pigmented enough that they can even be worn alone. I don’t find them to be drying either, and are such a great buy for only $5 each. I particularly like that you can use either of the two nude shades with either of the two nudes depending on the look you’re going for.

My favourite shade from the ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection would have to be Curvii as I love peachy nude shades, but all three shades really are gorgeous and they complement the two palettes beautifully. I think this ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection will appeal to everyone of all skin tones as all of the shades are very wearable, and Karen has created a couple of YouTube tutorials on her channel if you’re looking for inspiration on how to use the shades with the collection.

All of the ColourPop collaborations tend to be limited edition so if you fancy picking anything up, I’d recommend doing so sooner rather than later to avoid disappointment but every single product within the collection is amazing and yet again I’m blown away by ColourPop.

I’d love to know your thoughts on the beautiful ColourPop x iLuvSarahii collection? Do you have a favourite product? Let me know in the comments below…

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