Sold out of Superdrug, the Makeup Artist Academy (MUA) range is something of an eye opener. With every item costing £1, I was fully expecting to get make up that behaves like it costs £1! I was given two eye shadow samples – one slate grey with a light shimmer, and a gorgeous irridescent popping purple colour (Shade 9 Pearl), and started to use them with trepidation. Knowing that the colour had to last all day, I used Urban Decay Potion Primer underneath.
The formula is surprisingly soft, and plenty of Shade 9 (top row, second along in the picture) lifted easily onto my brush. The colour didn’t translate as vividly as it looks in the pan, but looked a decent enough colour on the lids. It was easily buildable, and it stayed pretty well all day long.
I’m amazed at the quality for £1. Okay, it doesn’t have that luxe, triple milled kinda feel but it’s certainly not any different to many more expensive brands. MUA is extremely impressive, and I’m thinking that when you neeeeeed a colour fix, but payday is miles away, this would tick that box very nicely indeed.
Elizabeth Arden Hyaluronic Acid Ceramide Capsules
I’d be prepared to put money down to bet that you won’t have experienced a skin care texture like this before...
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