Jeffree Star Artistry Palette By Morphe | Review

CEO of Jeffree Star Cosmetics, business owner, YouTube sensation and beauty mogul Jeffree Star has teamed up with Morphe for the collaboration we didn’t even know we needed. Jeffree Star isn’t often known for a collaboration, but morphe seem to have been able to change his mind this year. First a brush collection, then another, then an iconic strawberry scented setting mist, mini lipsticks and a palette complete with thirty brand new shades.

Packaging

The packaging is that classic Jeffree Star baby pink with a duo chrome statement text over the front. I love how all of Morphe’s collaborations with influencers have had a huge obvious presence from them. You can tell he had a lot of input and didn’t just put his name to something without putting in the work.

Collaborations aren’t something that Jeffree does too often so I think Morphe have really struck lucky to have him involved with such a beautiful collaboration to this scale. Also to be blessed with two parts to this collaboration is just fantastic. I’d definitely didn’t expect a palette from them!

I adore all the campaign imagery for this collaboration as I think it really represents Jeffree’s personality and vibes – whilst also being very classic Morphe. I also think it gives a big nod to the boys in make up and that’s something I love to see represented, especially from a large company like Morphe as they obviously also had the collaborations with fellow beauty YouTuber, James Charles.

Let’s get to swatching with a shade by shade description, shall we?

SWATCHES

All swatches were done with my finger onto my own arm with no primer or setting spray.

ROW ONE

I love the concept behind this row as it’s the opening to every one of Jeffree’s iconic YouTube videos.

  • Welcome – a gorgeous shimmer that I love to use to highlight my inner corner and brow bone.
  • Back – a peachy pink matte shade .
  • To – this pink shimmer is one of my favourites! I do feel the shimmers apply best with your finger or a dry brush. When I use a dry brush, I simply spray the brush with setting spray after the shadow has already been applied to prevent ruining the shadow in the pan.
  • My – another fabulous pink matte that I think is very Jeffree!
  • Channel – a orange toned matte, perfect for a autumnal eye look.
  • *Wand Noise* – the shimmery accomplice shade to go with Channel.

ROW TWO

  • Lynn – this shade is a perfect matte! I think every palette needs a light bone shade like this to set the eyes before applying eyeshadow.
  • 1985 – the year that Jeffree was born! This orange toned matte makes a perfect transition shade.
  • Mogul – this is a shade I don’t think I’ll really use as I don’t think I suit purple eyeshadows! However, it is a gorgeously formulates shadow that has a stunning colour pay off. Especially since purple shadows are apparently difficult to create.
  • Self Made – a stunning vibrant pink matte shade that really goes well with the colour story of the palette.
  • Dog Mom – another stunning shimmer shadow with a warm toned hue.
  • Honest Truth – this is a matte orange toned pale brown that would also make a fantastic transitional colour for any look.

ROW THREE:

  • Designer Label – since getting this palette I’ve been using this shade most days as it really is a dream eyeshadow for me. This one combined with ‘Rolls With It’ from the below row makes a perfect natural shimmer for a daily wearable look.
  • Mr Diva – an orange matte perfect for the crease. OG Jeffree Star fans will recognise the shade name for this one from his music career!
  • Boss Angeles – another shade that I’ve been using most days to deepen the crease.
  • Pink Fleet – a pink matte that again, I think is very classic Jeffree.
  • Calabasas – a red toned brownish matte shade.
  • Don’t Know Her – a very Regina George shade with a gorgeous pink sparkle.

ROW FOUR

  • Rolls With It – as previously mentioned, this is one of my most admired favourites.
  • Millions – this is a stunning pressed gold glitter that I think will be flawless in party season.
  • Girrrl- a stunning shimmery brown shade.
  • What’s The Tea? – a great shade for deepening the crease and shading the outer corners of the eyes for a smokey eye look.
  • Vroom Vroom – an almost charcoal coloured matte brown.
  • Custom Rims – I adore this silver shimmer and again, I think it will be fantastic for the approaches to party season make up looks.

ROW FIVE

This is the row that I think I’ll probably get the least wear out of, excusing the black! Greens for me aren’t too wearable but so fun to play around with. Always remember to experiment and push yourself out of your comfort zone sometimes! Remember it’s only make up and it all washes off at the end of the day if you don’t like it – so no harm done!

  • Glam Rapids – a green toned shimmer.
  • Wake & Bake – a very pale green very similar to a shade in the JSC Androgyny palette called Military.
  • Nate – Jeffree’s boyfriend’s name, FYI. This shade is a very vibrant teal matte.
  • Drive Thru – a deep gold, almost brown shimmer. I love the name of this, as we all know from watching Jeffree’s videos, he loves a drive thru!
  • Hi Dude! – a gorgeous shimmery brown colour.
  • Fast Lane – this is a matte black which I think is so gorgeously made. A lot of black shadows tend to have a lot of fall out or go patchy during blending. However I found this one had zero fall out and blended like a dream without losing any of its pigment. I think this is the best matte black I’ve ever found.

Final Thoughts

Since receiving this palette, I’ve used it every single day! I love using the light mattes with the deep browns to create a blended crease and then I place Designer Label and Rolls With It on the lid for a natural shimmer look.

You can purchase this palette from an aray of retailers. I bought mine on Pretty Little Thing – here.

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The Jawbreaker Palette By Jeffree Star Cosmetics | Review

ICONIC? Literally every single one of Jeffree’s releases blows me away every time – just when I can’t imagine it getting better, it does! This is the biggest eyeshadow palette that the brand has released with 24 pans instead of 18.

The shade range is beautiful and rainbow inspired but with a pastel take on the hues. It screams summer to me and I adore the theme!

In Jeffree’s reveal video on YouTube, he stated that “this palette is what rainbow wishes it could be. It’s rainbow but to the next level”

The collection also includes a mini eyeshadow palette entitled ‘mini breaker’x a highlighter palette called ‘Brain Freeze’, three new Supreme Frosts, six new liquid lipstick shades, ? Lip amunition, three lip scrubs, AND merchandise including mirrors, make up bags, tracksuits!

Packaging

The entire collection of liquid lipsticks is wrapped in a neon green/ acid chartreuse. I love how the brand always change up their packaging for each release, it makes it feel so much more special. Of course, this eyeshadow palette has the print of a traditional jawbreaker sweet with shade names to match this adorable theme.

JawBreaker

Jeffeee Star is a self confessed sugar addict which is where he found his inspiration for this palette. The packaging has a rainbow splatter just like jawbreakers but with the iconic staple JSC pink component. I was absolutely blown away by the pastel shades in this palette because is everything I’ve ever wanted! There are four rows of six shadows each with three formulas – matte, metallic and shimmers. These shadows are the same formula as the last three palettes, Thirty, Blood Sugar and Blue Blood.

“I really wanted to express that candy, larger than life feel”

The Shades

Of course, you can’t have a palette as bold and bright as Jawbreaker without the crazy shade names to match!

  • VIRGIN: bone yellow toned white matte. These types of shades are my favourite for a base shade.
  • GOOD MORNING: Fleshy pink matte
  • BUBBLEGUM: a baby pink matte colour.
  • WOW: four times brighter than the yellow in the Thirsty palette.
  • SUCK: a bright matte orange shade.
  • LIQUORISH: a pure matte red that Jeffree said didn’t make the Blood Sugar palette but he’s been holding on to it for this.

“It’s all about having fun and being creative”

  • CUTE: a gorgeous mint / pistachio green matte.
  • FUCK: another very vibrant matte orange that would be great to pair with suck and wow.
  • GUM DROP: this is probably one of my favourites! It’s a matte lilac and I’ve ALWAYS wanted a shadow in this colour!
  • SNACK: a honestly beautiful champagne pink shimmer.
  • BRAIN FREEZE: a matte pale blue similar to shades found in the coveted Blue Blood Palette.
  • JAWBREAKER: a pale icy white shimmer that would be great for highlighting the brow bone and inner corner.

  • AND WHAT?: a red shimmer shadow.
  • ORANGE JUICE: an orange shimmer shadow.
  • SOUR: a bright green matte that really suits its shade name.
  • SOAKED: a very dark navy matte.
  • RASPBERRY: a monsoon matte. This is a very autumnal shade but I feel it still works great in this palette due to all its firey hues.
  • COTTON CANDY: THIS. SHADE. So beautiful, so iconic, so Jeffree. I don’t even need to explain just LOOK AT IT.

  • LEMON DROP: a shimmer yellow – which I’ve never really seen done before!
  • BITE ME: purple shimmer shade.
  • CHERRY WET: vibrant red matte.
  • TASTY: a light brown great for a transition shade.
  • CONE: another light, transitional toned colour.
  • DELICIOUS: a deep navy blue matte.

All swatches done with my finger without primer.

To The Test

After spending so much time playing with these shadows in the palette, I think my favourite shade is definitely ‘Fuck’ due to its very intense neon pigmentation. For the look above, I used Gum drop in the crease and BubbleGum and Fuck on the lid. Under the eyes, I used Brainfreeze and Cute.

let me know what your favourite shades in the palette are in the comments!

OPI Nail Varnish & Top Coat – Hot Or Not? | Review

Let’s find out whether these new shades and top coat by O.P.I are hot or not! 💅🏼

*I was kindly gifted these products from Influenster – all opinions are my own*

Hello!

Today I’m here with something a bit different for my blog – a nail varnish review! I’m discussing three gorgeous shades and also a product that works as a primer, top coat and a nail strengthener!

About the Brand

O.P.I are world leaders within the professional nail care industry with an extensive range of shades to suit any skin tone for any occasion! Their heavily pigmented lacquers are available in over 100 countries at an affordable price point.

All Your Dreams in Vending Machines

This shade is from the Tokyo collection and I really love this! I had so many compliments when wearing it. It’s a hot pink with shimmery reflects in it! This is a perfect shade for summer.

SHOP

Rice Rice Baby

This one is also from the Tokyo collection and I think it’s my favourite out of the three! It’s a gorgeous baby pink with a hint of mauve.

SHOP

How Does Your Zen Garden Grow?

This one probably looks the scariest out of the three but it’s so pretty on! It’s a pale green from the Tokyo collection with a stunning shine.

SHOP

Start To Finish (Primer and Top Coat)

I’ve never used a product like this before but I think it’s such a good idea! My nails haven’t chipped all day (they normally are all chipped by the end of the day) they lasted through a bubble bath and multiple nappy changes – so it definitely gets my approval. The product says that it’s also a strengthening product for your nails too, which I could definitely do with because my nails are constantly snapping and breaking.

This three in one formula can be applied before you put any polish on to create a smooth base and protect your natural nails from the polish. Then, it can be used as a top coat to create a high gloss shine and prevent chipping the colour. Finally the product strengthens nails by bonding together nail proteins and creating stronger and more flexible nails.

SHOP

Clinique Take The Day Off Balm | Review

Let’s see if the high ratings on this product are true. Is the Clinique Take The Day Off Balm my new holy grail? Is it worth the hype?

I know! I’m so late to the party on this one! This product was floating around YouTube and the beauty community a few years ago and I always wanted to try it and I never got round to it. It’s had so many good reviews and sounds fabulous! I’m trying my best to cut down on waste and so I’m ditching face wipes – I’m hoping that this can be my alternative. Since Clinique has now came to ASOS (my favourite online store ever, fyi) I thought it was time to give this cleanser a whirl.

The Claims

Apparently, this product is suitable for all skin types and it has a fragrance free formula that’s free from parabens. This balm is supposed to cleanse the skin, melt make up away and leave your skin feeling soft and residue free. It should melt off all make up (even eyeliner and mascara!!) and leave my skin feeling fresh!

How To Use

Massage a small amount into your hands, without wetting them. Rub the balm on your face to dissolve make up and then rinse with warm water before patting dry with a towel. I used a sponge after the balm just to wipe over my face with warm water to ensure that all my mascara was off!

My Thoughts

Using this product was really quick and easy! It didn’t take long at all to remove a full face of make up by simply rubbing the balm across my face and massaging it in. I followed this with my nighttime skin routine and honestly, my skin felt great. Sometimes, when using wipes, it can feel like there’s still make up left on your face on a night after you’ve removed it – but I didn’t feel this at all with the balm. My face felt clean, cleansed and so soft!

Using a good cleanser can make you feel really refreshed and reveal your skin’s glow from within – which I love. You really don’t need much product on your fingers at all so I feel like that justifies the £24 price point, because a little goes along way so it should last you a good while.

I definitely recommend you trying this cleanser – my skin has never felt this clean or refreshed before – think I’ve found a new holy grail!

Thanks for reading as always.

SHOP

Clinique Take The Day Off Balm: HERE

The Blue Blood Palette By Jeffree Star Cosmetics | Review

What’s the tea on the coveted Blue Blood Palette? Read and find out 😇

Hello angels welcome back to my blog! Today I have another Jeffree Star Cosmetics review and I’m so excited! These are my favourite posts to write.

This 18 pan eyeshadow palette is presented in what can only be described as a coffin shaped blue box. It has a variety of cool toned mattes, shimmers and pressed pigments there to suit every look. This is for sure a blue, icier sister of the iconic Blood Sugar palette, which we all know and adore.

This palette looks very scary because all of the colours are pretty bold and out there, but remember that there’s no harm in trying new things – it’s just make up and after all, it washes off if you don’t like it!

So when I first started wearing make up at age 10, I would always, wear blue eyeshadow even when I was just going out to play with my friends, that was just my go to. So the Blue Blood has really brought that back and made me want to try blues again. (But with better blending)

You don’t see many palettes like this out there, which is why I have always adored Jeffree Star Cosmetics. There’s so much copy-catting in the beauty industry with more warmed toned eyeshadow palettes that you could even dream of. These palettes always take it to the next level which I love. It really pushes you to try new things out of your comfort zone!

The Shades

Cullian – an icy white/champagne shimmer that is fabulous for an inner corner or under brow highlight.

Mintea – probably one of my favourites because of how unique the shade is! I’ve never seen this anywhere else before.

Crystal Flesh – a bronze shimmer shadow, great for a natural, every day vibe.

I’m cold – another one of my favourites! I really love the pastel mattes in this one.

Untouchable – a beautiful matte baby pink.

Priceless – if you’ve been reading my blogs for a while, you’ll know how much I adore orange eyeshadow – this is a great one!

Power – a light grey, similar to some of the grey in the Alien palette but I think it also fits this colour story really well too. You don’t see a lot of matte greys anymore – so they’re always welcome with me!

Blue Blood – the shade that lent its name from the palette. I love this matte shade as I feel it really sums up the whole vibe of the palette.

Deceased – another really pretty shimmer. Mermaid vibes?

Ice Tray – a very icy (duh) blue shimmer.

Blue Monday – OK, the pigmentation on this one is insaaaane! This is a purpley blue shade, that normally doesn’t work very well with other brands, but this is iconic.

Flourishing – first of all, the shade name is fabulous, second, this is another really unique shade which I want to play around with more – if I can think of looks for it to go with!

Wealthy – this makes a great shade to set your eye primer or concealer with.

Celebrity Skin – we all know and love the lipstick with this name, the shadow is just as good! So pretty! This makes a great transition shade for pretty much any eye look.

Entitled – another mermaid type shade! This shimmer is a stunning hybrid of green and blue.

Ocean Ice – ok, I LOVE this shade but I must say this, because it’s a pressed pigment and not an actual shimmer shadow, it gets EVERYWHERE. If you’re going to use this shade, I definitely recommend using your finger and not a brush and also doing your eye make up before your face make up!

Cremated – an ashy matte that’s a great match with the purple and deep blue tones.

Undertaker – the darkest shade in the palette – and a beautiful matte.

Final Thoughts

I would definitely recommend getting this palette if you’re looking for something a bit different to add to your collection. The shade range is second to none and you will adore the formula, if you liked blood sugar and the alien palette. Let me know if you pick this up – and what you think of it!

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Blue Blood Palette – HERE