MUA Matte Lipstick- Scarlet Siren review & swatches

ABOUT:Everything from nudes to bolds, MUA’s matte lipsticks are available in 5 wearable shades that glide smoothly over lips to give a beautiful non-glossy finish.

Classic red colour, glides over lips to give a soft matte-satin finish.

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PRICE:£1.00 for 3.8 gms

PACKAGING:The packaging is a bit cheap with plastic white outer cover.It is however easy to locate in vanity.A shade indicator is provided at the bottom.

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SHADE: Scarlet Siren is a stunning cherry red shade that looks good on all skin tone.It is a kind of red that can be worn  easily without the fear of look OTT.

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MY VIEWS: The lipstick has a matte formula but it isn’t drying.It is not moisturizing either.Scarlet Siren feels light weight on lips and stay for about 2-3 hours max.I leaves a mild cherry stain on lips that makes lips appear healthy.It glides on smoothly and evenly but has a bit waxy feel.

The shade is highly pigmented and great for those having pigmented lips.

RATING: 3.75/5

RECOMMENDATION: If you are comfortable wearing matte formula and a decent shade of red;I highly recommend this.The quality is great and the price is incomparable.

MUA Fashionista Double Take Lipstick-Atomic Tangerine Review & Swatches

ABOUT: Lusciously creamy in texture, the unique formula leaves a full-pigmented, modern matte finish while hydrating for maximum comfort for high impact, velvety smooth lips.

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A catwalk essential, our range of long-lasting, colour-rich lipsticks are available in 7 timelessly chic shades and are a favourite at Fashion Week , and for creating on-trend looks on the red carpet. Lusciously creamy in texture, the unique formula leaves a full-pigmented, modern matte finish while hydrating for maximum comfort for high impact, velvety smooth lips.

PRICE:Regular Price: £7.00 but currently available for £1.50

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PACKAGING:The lipstick has a glossy metallic red packaging that looks very striking and attractive.It is sturdy and travel friendly.Shade name and indicator is provided at the bottom.It is easy to locate in vanity.

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SHADE:The shade is a pale peach with very little pink.It is creamy and sans any shimmer.The shade is super close to Bobbi brown Salmon 1 shade.It is such a shade that will suit fair skin tones more as it can wash out dusky/wheat complexion.

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MY VIEWS:The texture of the lip color is extremely smooth.It gives a slippery feeling on lips which can sometimes lead to formation of lines when lips are pressed against each other.The formula is moisturising.It gives a creamy finish which gets semi-matte after around half an hour of application.It has vanilla fragrnce which is very nice.

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It stays for about 4 hours on my lips leaving a light pinkish tint.

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RATING:3.5/5

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RECOMMENDATION:I like the formula,feel and overall quality of the lipstick but the fact that it has to be ordered online is a major con. The shade is tad bit lighter for me bu workable if a lip gloss is applied over this.i suggest trying other shades from this range i can look ashy on darker skin tones.

You can check this range at present as they are providing heavy discount on this lipstick.

MUA lipstick shade 16-Nectar Review & Swatches

Here the most gorgeous shade from MUA £1 lipstick range that I had been lusting for!!!!

 

ABOUT: Girls, there is nothing better than lipstick. Apart from maybe lipstick that costs just £1! Ok definitely lipstick that costs just £1. Don’t say we’re not good to you. Our amazing lipsticks come in 16 shades from red to pink and nude and are packed full of pigmentation. With just one swipe you’ll have fantastic colour pay off resulting in gorgeous lips! Why not pick a shade you’ve not tried before and get a new look? It is just £1 after all…did we already mention that?

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PRICE: £1 for 3.8 gm

PACKAGING: The packaging is very similar to NYX round lipstick having a black plastic outer cover and shade indicator at the back.It is sturdy and easy to store.

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SHADE: Nectar is a beautiful orange-pink shade that looks really pretty.I is bright yet not overpowering.The shade is sans any shimmer or frost sheen.

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MY VIEWS: The texture of the lipstick is very smooth and buttery and it glides on easily.The lipstick is creamy but it gets matte after few hours of application.It does accentuate dry flaky lips so proper exfoliation is necessary.The finish is semi-matte.It stays for about 4 hours on lips and fades evenly.

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PROS:

  • It has sturdy packaging.
  • I love the creamy texture.
  • Decent staying power.
  • Very reasonable.
  • It doesn’t settle in the lip line.
  • The texture is buttery soft.

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CONS:

  • tends to accentuate dry lips a bit.
  • Has to be ordered online else its very expensive in India.

RATING: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: Everything about the lipstick is fab!! Highly recommended!!

Make Up Academy Haul

Make Up Academy (MUA) recently had an offer for FREE Shipping on their site for any order above £20. I order a few things from the site as I have been hearing some great reviews from my friends.

I picked up a few things :

  1. Pro Base Complexion Kit  – Nude
  2. Fashionista Foundation – Golden Beige 
  3. Fashionista Secret Vanishing Cream 
  4. Fashionista Blusher – Juicy Apricot & Barcelona
  5. Fashionista Double-Take Lipstick Atomic Tangerine ( I had also order the Red Carpet Lipstick however it went out of stock 😦 )
  6. Fashionista Double Collection Mascara
  7. False Eyelashes Sassy
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Makeup Academy (MUA) Haul

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Pro Base Complexion Kit – Nude

 

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Fashionista Foundation – Golden Beige & Fashionista Secret Vanishing Cream

 

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Fashionista Blusher – Juicy Apricot & Barcelona

 

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Fashionista Double-Take Lipstick Atomic Tangerine

 

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Fashionista Double Collection Mascara & False Eyelashes Sassy

I am super impressed with MUA Shipping. My parcel reached in just 5 days , yeap you heard it right only 5 Days and everything was so well packed that not a single scratch to the products. I am looking forward to ordering a few more things from MUA site.

Did you pick anything from Make Up Academy recently ????

MUA power Pout-Rendezvous review & swatches

ABOUT:Available in six rich bold shades from chic nude ‘Rendez Vous’ to deep rich rasberry ‘Broken Hearted’, our new colour intense lip tints will ensure your lips will look good enough to kiss!

MUA Power Pout is a lip treatment with colour intensity that relieves dry, cracked lips providing immediate moisturisation. The handy pencil-style applicator provides easy to apply sheer soft lip colour and rolls up for easy use.

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Ensure you have the most kissable lips this spring and kisses they will remember forever…

Available in shades Rendez Vous, Irreplaceable, Crazy in Love, Runway, Justify and Broken Hearted

PRICE:£3.00

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PACKAGING:A twist up chunky pencil like revlon just bitten or lakme’ poptints or clinique chubby sticks.How ‘in trend’ this packaging is!!!! Right?

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SHADE:MUA describes this shade as ‘chic nude’. On hand swatch,it does appear an MLBB shade having slight red undertones but on lips,it comes out as a berry pink.Actually,it starts as a nude pink shade but after some time,it becomes more pigmented and builds up the shade intensity!!!

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MY VIEWS:It is very smooth and soft.The power pout glides on easily on lips provides a glossy and wet finish which is very hydrating also.The texture of the power pout is extremely soft which lead to breakage of the tip and I literally pressed it again.It can easily melt in hot climate.

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It doesn’t settle in the lip lines and leave sa pink stain behind after staying for around 3 hours .I like applying it sheerly during day time for a subtle look and The shade can easily be intensified with a further swipe.

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It is decently pigmented and good for those having pigmented and dry lips.It has a minty feel and fragrance which i like and find great for summers as it is refreshing and provide cooling sensation.

PROS:

  • Smooth and soft texture.
  • hydrating formula.
  • glides on easily.
  • decently pigmented shade.
  • will suit all skin tones.
  • great for pigmented lips.
  • decent staying power.
  • easy to carry.
  • doesn’t settle in the lip lines.
  • comfortable on lips.
  • minty fragrance that I like.

CONS:

  • the shade is not  a really ‘nude’ shade.
  • prone to breakage due to soft nature.
  • has to be ordered online.

RATING: 4/5

RECOMMENDATION: This beauty has changed my notion for twist up pencil like lip balms/stains/chubby sticks.I haven’t yet tried any other brand as i wasn’t curious to but now I really want to try more shades and ranges.MUA power put is available at a decent price but it has to be ordered online.I am loving this shade and packaging.Highly recommended for the quality,finish and price!!!