Ola y’all! I just returned from a cruise with a stop over in Mexico so excuse the ole espanol. Also I apologize for going a little off radar; wifi was hard to come by while sailing the ocean waters. Today, however, I’m excited to share with you some great new makeup products from an unexpected source: the one and only One Direction. If you like what you read below, please check out their facebook page!
I received a free sample of One Direction Up All Night makeup kit for use in connection with this blog. All thoughts and opinions are entirely my own.
It’s not every day you hear that a boy band is coming out with a makeup line. So when Brand Backer approached me about trying out One Direction’s Up All Night line, I said yes because 1. free makeup and 2. I was planning on being up all night, very soon, to celebrate my 28th birthday bash.
makeup kit in a tin box
The makeup set arrived in the mail in a cute little tin box with a description of each of the included products. I was happy to see mascara, eye liner and eye shadow on the list since I use these items on the regular. For my birthday look, I also snatched up the pink lipstick and lip gloss.
eyeshadow (and which colors I used)
After applying my normal foundation and bronzer, I glided on some of the blue and turquoise sparkly eye shadow. I don’t normally use a lot of color on my eyelids, but I thought this looked fun and wasn’t too overwhelming. The eye liner was also a cute addition and provided great coverage with limited application.
I Should Have Kissed You lipstick, Up All Night mascara, Rimmel London Scandaleyes, Taken lip gloss (left to right)
Unfortunately, I was a little disappointed by the mascara. Even after applying several coats, my eyelashes still looked thinner than Paris Hilton. Luckily, I still had my Rimmel London Scandaleyes Retro Glam Mascara from the Influenster Vox Box so I threw on a few coats of that luscious stuff and considered my eyes complete for the night.
Leveraging each of the products in the set, I threw on a coat of the I Should Have Kissed You pink lipstick and Taken sparkly pink lip gloss. I mean with names like that – how could I not give them a try??! The blue eye makeup and pink lipstick combination definitely upped the ante on my youthful look for the evening.
Overall, I had a lot of fun trying on One Direction’s Up All Night makeup line. Leaving the mascara out of the discussion, I thought that each of the products was of high quality and contained fun colors! If I was purchasing a makeup set for a young adult or teenager, I would definitely consider purchasing One Direction’s Up All Night kit.
Now, on to random pictures of my face.