Maybe she’s born with it?… In my case, nope, it is most likely Maybelline!
So many of my favorite products are from Maybelline. The brand as a whol is one of my favorites. When it comes to foundations and mascaras, they know what they are doing!
They have recently come out with several new products! I’ll list them in the order that I would apply them if I were to be putting my makeup on.
First up face…
Maybelline claims that this foundation is ideal for normal to oily skin and provides medium to high coverage. It comes is 12 shades. They suggest that this foundation be applied with their new Dream Blender. This Dream Blender looks like a beauty blender with a handle. Not too sure about that, but maybe it is worth giving a try.
Dream Velvet™ Foundation
This is their first “hydrating matte foundation.” It is supposed to be for normal to combination skin,with medium coverage giving a soft-matte finish. They claim that the “unique gel-whipped formula” will keep skin hydrated for 12 hours. Once again Maybelline suggests using the Dream Blender to apply this foundation.
Face Studio Master Contour
3-step face contouring kit. This contour palette is available in 2 shade combinations, light to medium 10 and medium to deep 20. Each palette includes three color shades a contour/bronzer, blush and highlight. Maybelline claims that this palette will make contouring the face easy. In my opinion the “contour” shade in the light to medium palette looks like more of an orange like bronzer shade than a true gray toned contour shade. Ok, seriously, does anyone ever use the brush that is included with these things?! Why do they even waste the supplies that it takes to make these little pointless brushes?
Moving along to the eyes…
The Rock Nudes Palette
This 12 shade palette is supposed to be easily broken down into quads, trios and duos. It is supposed to “deliver the ultimate smoky rock nude look and bring out your inner rockstar.” Hmmmm, I personally don’t think that I have an inner rock star…
Did any of you get any of the other “Nudes” Palettes that Maybelline released this past year? Although many of the previous palette shades looked beautiful, due to all the poor reviews that I read and watched, I personally didn’t purchase any. Not sure if I would venture to buy this one either.
Eyestudio Lasting Drama Waterproof Gel Pencil
This is Maybelline’s first gel eyeliner in a pencil form. This eyeliner comes in 10 different shades. They claim that it is and ultra smooth waterproof formula that is long-lasting with up to 16 hours of wear.
Lash Sensational Luscious Waterproof Mascara
Maybelline’s original Lash Sensational Mascara quickly became a cult favorite. I have purchased it, but it is still in the package and I haven’t tried it out yet. Now available in a “luscious waterproof” formula, I am excited to see if it lives up to the hype of the original. The brush is supposed to “envelop lashes with a precious oil-infused formula from root-to-tip” while causing the lashes to fan out.
I don’t know how a waterproof mascara can also have oils infused in it, but I guess I will find out if I use it. Although, I may just wait until I hear some reliable reviews before I rush out and buy it for myself…
Maybelline Eye Studio Brow Drama Pomade Crayon
This is their first ever brow pomade crayon available in 4 shades. According to Maybelline you can get the perfect brow in just one easy sweep that both sculpts and tames! If only everything in life were that simple…
Last but not least…Lips…
Color Sensational Vivids Lipcolor
Available in 10 different matte, “bold, vivid shades, that glide easily onto the lips”. The formula is supposed to give full color coverage and be comfortable and creamy with a smooth application that dries to a “velvety” matte finish. Clearly Maybelline is loving the word “velvety” this season. I have seen a few reviews that say that these vivid matte lipcolors are not actually a true matte liquid lipstick, but actually more of a liquid cream. It seems as if they never actually fully dry down and become matte.
I personally don’t usually like matte liquid lipsticks. I want my lips to always be shiny, slick, and glossy. That being said the chances of me trying these out is pretty much next to none. I have to say though, the color selection is really pretty.
Do you love Maybelline like I do? Are you planning to try out any of these new products? Let me know in the comments what you have tried and if it is worth picking up.