I Heart Makeup Surprise Eggs!
I think every makeup enthusiast out there must have seen these surprise eggs by I Heart Makeup floating around social media over the last few months! I've tried quite a few products from this brand recently and I have to say how impressed I've been, fabulous products for such reasonable prices, and they are all cruelty free - bonus!
These surprise eggs have been launched in time for Easter, and what a brilliant alternative to chocolate they are. At £5 each you really cant go wrong, and the colour selection makes sure there is something for everyone. Each egg consists of two highlighters and five eyeshadows which are a mix of shimmers and mattes.
Lets take a closer look at each egg, then see my final thoughts...
Note to self - invest in some swatch perfect stencils! I know these aren't perfect but they give you an idea as to how each shade looks on the skin...
I've dipped into three of these palettes so far, and they all seem pretty consistent in terms of formula and pigmentation. The eyeshadows are easily blended with no patchiness and minimal fallout that only really occurs with the darker shades. They build up well for a stronger look, though the colour payoff is definitely there from the first few strokes.
Although they are great to work with, I found that wetting my brush for the shimmers/metallics made more of an impact, though this is true with most shimmer shadows from any brand. I Heart Makeup have also included transition shades in each egg along with darker colours for the outer corners, you can create a full and complete look with each collection.
I was very greedy and overly excited when I saw that the eggs had launched and rushed online to order one of each. So now I am able to mix and match the eggs to create many different looks which I will start showing over on Instagram when I get my act in gear! But really there's nothing stopping you from doing the same, there are six in total, to collect them all it only comes to £30 - bargain!
Highlighters are my most favourite part of applying makeup, they just bring your face to life! Each highlighter in all of these eggs perform really well, they last all day with no fading, and although they help you glow to the Gods, they aren't packed full of glitters which can sometimes happen in lower priced products, ruining your work.
I love that each palette contains a choice of two different highlighters, they work well alone, or if like me you are glow-obsessed, layer them over each other for a completely different look. Some of the darker highlights are great for use on the eyelids too, making them super versatile and fun to play around with.
I can't rave about these cheeky eggs enough, they truly are wonderful! Along with great colour payoff and choice you have a great price point. To indulge in all 6 which would give you a total of 30 eyeshadows and 12 highlighters, would cost a mere £30. I love how there are more neutral colours along with more vibrant ones too.
What a great idea from I Heart Makeup, I don't think I've seen anything like these on the market, I love it when a brand comes up with something so different and innovative against its competitors. It just keeps makeup fun and surprising! I think sometimes makeup can be taken far too seriously, and at the end of the day, its makeup - it will wash off, just have fun with it!
Have you treat yourself to any of these palettes yet? What do you think? Let me know in the comments below.
Thank you for reading
Love, Leanne Xx