the body shop smokey eye

Wednesday, November 27, 2013
After trying many of The Body Shop's makeup pieces in the past, I've noticed that their newer products have improved massively. I recently got asked to review their '4 step smokey eye' and can easily recommend it to everyone - whether you're a beginner in makeup or a professional makeup artist.






The kit itself retails for £15 which I think is amazing, considering you get two brushes and 4 eyeshadows. On the reverse side of the sleek packaging, it shows you a little pictorial on how to get an easy smokey eye. After following the instructions, above is what I managed to create. I topped off with a little bit of Maybelline Mega Plush Volum' Express mascara and you're good to go.

The quality of the eyeshadows are much better quality than I'd have expected. They do have a little bit of fall out so you'll have to go over with your concealer but they're very pigmented and blendable. There's a light base colour, two lid or outer V colours and a deep brown to line the top of the lashes. I applied this lightly to see what it looked like and I prefer it toned down than built up.

The brushes are also surprisingly good. You get a small shading brush and a small angled brush which can also be used to fill in eyebrows. Both are very soft and very handy to have in the set. This is a perfect product for if you're travelling because you can create a gorgeous and very easy smokey eye with brushes included.

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*this products was sent for review

16 comments :

  1. Wow, I am definitely going to try this out soon!
    Pearl | Pearluxe

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  2. i love Bodyshop but i have never tried bodyshop makeup line . your review is perfect i would definitely going to try it out :) would you like to follow each other doll :) xx
    www.ambifashion.com

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  3. It's a lovely little set and the look is actually a bit more sheer and wearable than I first though. Looks stunning on you! Xx

    http://makeupbycandlelight.blogspot.co.uk/

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  4. Beautiful and really subtle, so you can where it any time you want!

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  5. gorgeous, very subtle but I'm sure you could smoke them up more in the evening! what a lovely palette! :)

    Lucie //Fatbeautyx

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    1. Definitely! It's such a handy product to have :) xx

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  6. What a gorgeous little kit! I'm definitely going to take a look at this!

    Jenn | Photo-Jenn-c

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  7. This kit is lovely. Body Shop are putting out some amazing products x

    Lauren | What Lauren Says

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  8. Such a lovely little kit! Love the look you've created :) x

    Jordan-Alice

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