Wednesday, 31 August 2011

Topshop Make Up Review

Topshop is with a doubt one of my favourite clothes stores, which I always pop into whenever I get the chance, so I do wonder why it's taken over a year for me to buy some of their cosmetics. But, I just never thought their makeup would be any good to be honest. How wrong I was.
Now, by no means do I prefer Topshop makeup to the likes of Mac or Benefit, but I think the products I've bought are excellent value for money and would definitely recommend them.
So, my first purchase was the Eye Crayon in Lazy Days, which is a pinkish colour with gold sparkles running through it. It's not available on the website anymore, however the Crayon in Stardust is relatively similar.
The photo really doesn't do the Eye Crayon any justice, as it adds such a lovely simple bit of gold sparkle to your eye. They retail at £5 each, which is a very good price, and I definitely want to buy more in some of the other lovely colours. The only downside, which may only apply to this one, or may only bother me, is that there is a really strange smell lurking at the tip of the pencil. 
 I bought this eyeshadow duo a long time ago when it was on sale for just a pound (I just couldn't resist!) I'm glad I bought it because even though I only really use the pink half, it gave me a good idea of just how pigmented Topshop eye shadows are. 
 As you can see, they are really quite pigmented, and bare in mind these colours aren't that bright at all, in fact there more on the pale side. The texture of these colours is a bit thin for my liking, you have to build up colour if you want an intense, vibrant colour. I'm very curious to try more of the Topshop eye shadows, to see if they have a different, hopefully thicker texture than this one.
The next product I bought is the Topshop Glaze in the colour Laid Back, which is a coral/pink colour. I really like it and think it would suit most skin tones. It adds a really nice layer of shine and hint of colour, for £6 it's a real bargain I think and I would definitely recommend trying it.
The final product is a cream blush in Neon Rose, and although I don't use it very much (as it doesn't suit my skin tone too well and I find it a bit tricky to blend in well) but I do really like the colour. Even though I tend not to use the blush I use it as a compact mirror, as I love the simple spotty design. 
I really like the Topshop makeup, partly because I love the design of their products (I have an obsession with spots!), but I think the quality is pretty good for the price and it's really handy being able to pick up a lip gloss or eyeshadow I've been needing, while out clothes shopping.
Be sure to let me know what you think of Topshop makeup and if you have any recommendations!
xox

25 comments:

  1. Great review!

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  2. I recommend you to try the nail varnish remover wipes (they come in a small black round box). They're amazing, I bought quite some back-ups because I'm afraid they'll stop selling them, haha.

    www.sandra-thepuzzleofmylife.blogspot.com

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  3. I love Topshop makeup, their nail varnishes come in the most amazing colours


    xo Camilla

    www.intothefoldfashion.com

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  4. I wish we had topshop in australia.

    sharpest-lives@blogspot.com

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  5. I love Topshop make-up. I really want to get my hands on the new Autumn range.

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  6. Oh this is a great review, I wish we had topshop here :-(

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  7. I've always been curious about topshop make-up but never got round to trying it out.
    Very helpful :D

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  8. I'm just like you - love Topshop clothes but have never tried the make-up..but apparently the same people that make Mac make Topshop make-up! I think I may have to try out that eye crayon, it looks lovely!

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  9. Thankyou for your comment on my post! I agree that Topshop makeup is good value for money, I have the neon rose blush and I really love it and it has lasted me ages so I'll probably try other colours in the soon. I bought a mascara as part of an exchange though and found it to be quite clumpy however so probably wouldn't rebuy that. The new autumn stuff looks lovely aswell!

    wishfulsinfulyou.blogspot.com

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  10. I definitely love the packaging! But I work in Boots so just always tend to get my make-up from the brands there. I do want to try some of it soon though,

    Rosie x

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  11. wow, thos eye shadow palettes look amazing! i'm a big fan of topshop cream blush, its amazing:)
    xo Elly @ strawberrylacemoustache.blogspot.com

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  12. Great review! The lipgloss colour looks so pretty! Might have to try their make up out :) xx

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  13. Awesome review - Thanks! I love the design of their products. So cute!

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  14. such a lovely review, your blog is soo lovely by the ways, i will be visiting it again very soon :)


    http://haveapeekinsidemywardrobe.blogspot.com/
    xxxxx

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  15. I like topshop make up - but it is never my "go to" for cosmetics. Probably because when I need something, I make a beeline for Boots. I'll have to remember to check the make up out next time, definitely! x

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  16. I really wish we had a topshop here in toronto! <3

    www.loretta-blog.blogspot.com

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  17. I like Topshop make up, I tend to forget about it though because I usually just go to Boots or Superdrug to get my make up!
    x

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  18. This post came in handy! Thanks! :)

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  19. I wouldn't have expected the quality of TopShop makeup to be that good! Great finds!

    katiesbliss.com

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  20. Topshop sounds good, too bad we don't have it in Greece.
    Thanks for the comment on my blog! I'm glad you liked my photos!

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  21. I adore Topshop makeup, keep getting more stuff when I go in :)

    Charlee
    http://charmedcharlee.blogspot.com
    xx

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  22. oh how beautiful <3
    love your blog!

    http://lebeberlin.net

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  23. i love topshop makeup, i think its relly good value. the lipsticks and glosses are excellent


    Bow Dream Nation xx

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