Tag: max factor swatches
Last week I was sorting out my nail polish collection, and realized that I never posted about the nail polish (and several other) which I’ve bought over a year ago, and which was a huge back then.
And I am talking about Max Factor’s Max Effect in 45 Fantasy Fire.
It is a sheer and very complex blueish purple with reddish shimmer. A total beauty! I even did not paint my nails red this week, just to wear this…
Above you can see me wearing four shades of it. Yes, that is a lot of effort, but luckily those layers are thin and dry very quickly so you don’t have to wait for hours. I have also used
Being a fan of Max Factor I was excited at the opportunity to try their new Excess Intensity Longwear Liners. After using them for over a month now, I am happy to share my opinion, and show you the swatches of all six shades.
They all come in a nice black tube packaging, and a lid is actually matching the shade of the pencil, which is very handy. I also like the fact that you don’t need to sharpen these, you just need to twist to get more product out.
As you can see from the photo, the liner are relatively slim, so you can get a precise line, if you wish.
I personally really loved the formula, the pencils are soft and smooth, they don’t drag the skin and glide on easily. The lasting power is also pretty impressive, but I don’t have oily lids, and the the products usually do stay on me rather well in general.
Besides the staying power, I love the colours, the products live up to their name – Excess Intensity, the shades are very pigmented and look
I really love the (relatively) new range of Max Factor Colour Elixir Lipsticks which come in 15 shades and retail for £7.99.
I have three shades to show you: 755 Firefly, 825 Pink Brandy, 827 Bewitching Coral.
The main idea about this lipstick is that in contains 60% ‘Elixir’ treatment, which includes shea, avocado and aloe butters, and anti-oxidant white tea. As the result, it glides smoothly on the lips and, unlike many lipsticks, is not drying at all. In fact, I would even call it moisturizing.
These lipsticks give a sheer (firefly) and semi-sheer (PB and BC) but vibrant and buildable colour. Firefly is the sheerest shade and it’s a pretty natural shade for an every day look.
Pink Brandy and Bewitching Coral are bright and juicy shades. In my opinion, they are
If you read Makeup4all for some time now, you’ve probably noticed that I love cream/liquid/gel blushes and most of the time they are quite expensive. Well, luxurious blushes is something that I really like.
But is there a chance to get a great product for an affordable price? YES, there is! Today I want to tell you about the Max Factor Miracle Touch Creamy Blushes.
These are tiny and you can see how they look like when placed in my hand. I actually really love the size because it’s so easy to take the blush with you. But despite the size, it will take you forever to finish this product. You will need the smallest amount of these, especially when you have fair or light skin. I use just one or two dabs for both cheeks and that’s enough!
The shades that I have are called 18 Soft Cardinal and 09 Soft Murano and here they are: natural light and flash.
As you know by now, lipsticks with sheer coverage are huge for SS2011, you can get one pretty much from every high end brand: Chanel, Dior, Lancome, Yves Saint Laurent and others. But what if you can’t afford getting all those lipsticks but want to get a balm/gel like lipstick, too?!
I’ve found a great variant – Max Factor Xperience Boutique Sheer Gloss Balm( £7.99). Which are described as “sheer colour of a gloss, combined with the soft feel of a balm.”
These come in 3 shades: Coral, Pink Oys Shell and Pink Opal. And I was given 2 shades to try and, as I liked them a lot – I want to share with you.
First of all I have to say that I like the design and the fact that it’s a slim lipstick as I love slim lipsticks, they always look chic and elegant to me. It is easy to apply the product as it glides on and leaves the lips moisturized and shiny.
I love both shades which I have, 02 Coral is a light shimmering pink which is just my kind of colour, it gives a sheer coverage and you can apply it on the go without a mirror as it is very subtle.
As for the 07 Pink Oys Shell, it is a warm