Monday 20 February 2017

Colourpop Valentines Collection 2017 and Giveaway

I'm so excited to write about this collection I think I might burst. A couple of weeks ago I ordered some make up from the Colourpop Valentines collection and when it arrived at my building this morning I couldn't help but dive straight in and start taking photos. I don't usually get drawn into limited edition collections, but isn't the packaging for this one darling? I just could not resist.
The whole reason I made the order was the Short and Sweet Mini Mixed Finish Lip Collection, which comes in the cutest box and has five mini lip products; one glossy finish, two satin and two matte. I think this would make the most adorable gift to a loved one! When I opened this I was immediately thinking about the Ultra Glossy Lip, since that's my favourite finish for a product ever (think non-sticky, pigmented gloss). The shade is 'Sugar Lips', which is described as "golden pink with gold, silver, copper and hot pink glitter". I know. The Matte shades are 'Honey Pie', which is definitely my second favourite, a beautiful bright pink red, and 'Pooky Bear', a coral shade that I'll probably wear least, but it still super pretty. 'Love Muffin' is a gorgeous pastel pink in a Satin finish, along with 'Schnookums' (what a name, right?), a "mid- tone warm rose". For $18 I think this set is an absolute steal, and I love the Valentines themed tubes that they come in, with the silver heart detailing.

There were so many shadow duos to choose from that were released in the range, but by far the one that I wanted to try was 'One of a Kind', since the colours are what I would consider to be most Valentines appropriate, and they're definitely out of my comfort zone. The packaging of the duos is designed to be a little love letter envelope that opens to reveal the shadows; the perfect Valentines surprise. 'Going Steady' is a matte dusty wine, and 'Pinky Promise' is a metallic wine; together they combine to create a gorgeous date night eye look. I've swatched these along with all the lip products at the end of this post, so you can see how pigmented they are, particularly the metallic shade. This duo cost $10 and guess what?! I bought one for you guys too! I know how expensive it can be to buy from America when you live in the UK, so if you want to be in with a chance of winning this (and a Spectrum eye brush), then head over to my Twitter @alittleblogger3 and RT the pinned tweet. The competition ends 27/02/17.

My final purchase was a Lippie Stick in a Crème finish with the shade name 'I'm Yours', which is such an adorable name that I had to pick it up! I recently tried a lippie stick from a different Colourpop order and loved the formula, so I knew that I would be a fan of this. The lippie sticks just glide on and have the most comfortable formula; this shade is described as a "Light yellow nude", which doesn't do it justice because it really is the perfect nude shade for your lips. I would 100% recommend trying these lip products, the formula really is to die for. I'm so impressed with this years Valentines collection - it was even worth the customs charge! 

I'm Yours, Love Muffin, Schnookums, Pooky Bear, Honey Pie, Sugar Lips, Pinky promise, Going Steady.


  1. Everything is so pretty =]

    1. Isn't it a beautiful collection?! Thanks for commenting!

      Em x


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