Tuesday, 16 January 2018

Maybelline Total Temptation Collection

Last week I headed into London to attend the launch of Maybelline's Total Temptation range. This included a palette, mascara, brow definer, and 9 shades of their Matte Ink lipsticks. 


The event was spread out over 3 floors and consisted of a ball pit, a furry wall, a huge pile of cushions (which I jumped in of course!) and lots of pink treats. Maybelline know how to host an event! If you want a closer look at the event head over to my Insta Story Highlights


After one of the gorgeous make-up artists worked her magic with the new products I was sold on this collection. The mascara really opened up my eyes, my cheekbones were highlighted and I had the perfect nude for my skin tone. I was a happy bunny!


The packaging of these is similar to the Gigi Hadid collection with its pale pink plastic casing and I like that it stands out in my make-up bag. 

I've got a couple of the products to share with you so you can have a closer look. 


I love Maybelline mascaras, I think they are one of the best on the high street, so the Total Temptation Mascara was one I was most excited about trying. Firstly this one is infused with coconut extract which lengthens and adds volume while also conditioning the lashes. Gotta love that coconut huns!


This doesn't really add a curl like a couple of my other mascaras do but the lashes are definitely fuller, appear longer and are so soft! It's nice that the lashes don't feel hard or crunchy at all. You can see the before and after below which shows the difference it makes. Much like the other mascaras by Maybelline it's reasonably priced at £8.99


The Total Temptation Brow Definer is a cream formula that sweeps on easily and it's the applicator that makes it so simple. Rather than being a flat rectangular tip it's a thin diamond shape so you can use the thinnest edge to be really precise with the ends of the brows. 

There's a round spoolie on the end to blend and brush the colour through. I have the Deep Brown shade which originally seemed too dark for me, however the medium brown is a litter warmer toned so this one is actually a better match. This retails at £7.99.

maybelline-2018-total-temptation-brow-definer-reviewI love a liquid lipstick, they are so low maintenance and still give that great colour I'm after.  Maybelline's Matte Ink lipsticks are seriously impressive, if you are after something that really doesn't budge all day then these are perfect for you. 


I'm that person who comes over for a cup of tea and leaves the mug covered in lipstick, but as this one stays so well I don't have to feel guilty for ruining the fine china ( who am I kidding? I wouldn't be trusted with anyone's fine china!). They have some really great bold shades in their collection and have now added some 'UNNUDES'. 

Yep, now they've released 9 nude shades, I guarantee you will find a colour perfect for you to wear day to day. Nudes are my go-to through all seasons as they are so easy to wear, to dress up or down and the Matte Inks are so good for applying in the morning and not having to worry about reapplying all day. I like to just kind of forget about my make-up once it's on. 

I've got the shade 'Poet' which is a warm peachy nude and I think it is perfect for me, it may just be my favourite nude! The doe-foot applicator great for applying along the lip line and the coloured packaging makes it easy to see which shade you're picking up -cos you're going to want a few of these!


I've seen some people say this takes ages to dry but that is only the case if you apply too much product. I find the best thing to do is add a thin coat and add another if needed - though these are so pigmented I rarely need to add more product.


As the staying power is bloody excellent you will need an oil based remover to get them off - swatch them when you're next in Boots and you'll see what I mean! These babies don't budge. They are £9.99 each and I would definitely take advanced of the 3 for 2 offers and get a couple of bits from this collection.

*these were kindly gifted to me by Maybelline but all views are my own


1 comment:

  1. That mascara looks amazing! I've always been a drugstore makeup girl I don't like splashing out a lot on products unless it's something that is going to last me ages like an eyeshadow palette but I've always struggled to find a drugstore mascara I love. I'll definitely be picking this up next time I'm out shopping, it looks so good on your lashes! I also tested the Matte Ink lipstick recently and love it, it's fast becoming my favourite liquid lipstick formula!

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