Colour Pop Review

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I recently placed my first ever order on Colourpop. I can’t believe it has taken me so long (especially after trying the products)! Here’s what I picked up.

Highlighters: These highlighters last ALL DAY. They’re super soft and blend like a dream. Like most of Colourpop’s products they’re an odd gel/powder hybrid. I don’t own anything like them.

  • Butterfly Beach: This is definitely darker than your typical highlighter. It’s a bit pink and goldy and would look fantastic on darker skin tones. I use it more as a blusher on the high points of my cheek and it’s very pretty. Temptalia has a great swatch of this which I will link here.
  • Lunch Money: This is a much lighter highlighter. Slightly golden but it still has some white shimmer as well to give you a nice bright highlight. I am wearing Lunch Money in the photos below in the tear duct, cupids bow, tip of the nose, brow bone and cheekbones (pretty much everywhere…). It’s much more intense in person.

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Shadows: These shadows, like the highlighters, last all day and blend very well. Note that these are best applied with the finger. If you blend them too much with a brush you push all your glitter away and you’re left with just the pigment. It loses a lot of it’s intensity if you buff too much so leave your crease to your more traditional powders.

  • Game Face: This is a super bright, rich, copper color. I can’t wait to wear this with a dark lip come winter. Did I need another bronze in my collection? No, but I like it and I’m glad to have it!
  • Hammered: This is the green that I have in the outer V of my eyes in the pictures below. This shadow I highly recommend just patting on. If you blend it kind of gets muddy but it’s beautiful just patted on.
  • Sequin: This is the coppery/pink that I have on the inner 1/3 of my eyes. This is actually the most firm of the shadows I purchased. It’s still soft and still gel-like but it stands up to blending a bit better than the other shadows. It’s very brightening and unique.

Ultra Matte Lip:

  • Tulle: Lip products (especially at a good price) are always so tempting. I only picked up one shade because I wasn’t sure if the formula would be good. Well, I can now say that the formula is extremely impressive. It dries completely matte. There was no transfer during drinking and only minimal wear when I ate. It applies beautifully, dries quickly without being too drying. Lip prep is obviously a must due to the nature of the product but I will definitely be picking up more! For now, I have the shade Tulle which is a burgundy plummy color perfect for fall. I am wearing it in the look below!

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Where to add highlight? Everywhere. Obviously.

Are there any other products from Colourpop that I should pick up (obviously I should but which ones!) CHOICES! Let me know!



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