Friday, 18 September 2015

A Geek who Loves Make Up: Make Up Geek Collection

Make Up Geek Eye Shadow Pan | $6 | Link |

Make Up Geek Foiled Eye Shadow Pan | $9.99 | Link |

Make Up Geek Blush Pan | $9.99 | Link |

Z Palette Large | £15.95 | Link |

My love for Make Up Geek is real. They're inexpensive, excellent quality and have a wide array of colours. I've been filling my palettes for over a year, I didn't just go mad and buy them all at once, I have some restraint, believe it or not, but I did purchase the Starter Kit ($49) that contains nine shadows, hand-picked by Marlena, the owner of MUG. You can't go wrong with the Starter Kit, it has a great selection of mattes and shimmers, and it'll save you money. 

The quality of both the eye shadow and blushers are superb. They're everything a make up geek will appreciate, they're highly pigmented, blend effortlessly and look stunning. The foiled shadows are a dream; when I received my first lot of foils, I swatched them, squealed and did a happy dance. They glide on like butter and go from cream to powder on the skin. They have a metallic finish and amplify any look. I love them. I have a soft spot for Starry Eyed.

As for shipping - it's actually fairly reasonable but if your order is large or heavy, you will get stung with a customs charge. I've made quite a few orders (as you can tell) and was only charged once and it was because I'd bought sixteen shadows and the pink Z palette. I can't tell you the amount of pans to buy to avoid charges but I know only ever buy eight shadows at once.

T-B Beaches and Cream, Peach Smoothie, Creme Brulee, Barcelona Beach, Frappe, Cocoa Bear, Mocha, Chickadee, Cupcake, Unexpected, Wisteria, Duchess

T- B Bitten, Stealth, Dirty Martini, Shark Bait, Shore Thing, Envy, Corrupt, Drama Queen, Last Dance, Ice Queen, Prom Night, Shimma Shimma, Glamorous, Mango Tango, Mermaid
T-B Magic Act, Flame Thrower, Showtime, Grandstand, Starry Eyed, Daydreamer, Mesmerized, In The Spotlight, Houdini, High Wire, Whimsical
The blush pans that I stupidly forgot to swatch are Spellbound and Secret Admirer.

I highly recommend Make Up Geek, they're such an affordable brand with high-quality product. I reach for my MUG palettes most often as I have so many colours which enables me to create a variety of different looks. 

Have you ever tried Make Up Geek?


  1. Ooooh you've got such a great collection of these! I wouldn't even know where to start, but I absolutely love the sound of the foiled shadows! Great review and swatches, this has definitely given me some good ideas of what shades to pick up! x

    emily x ❤ | emilyloula

    1. Thanks Emily, I collected them over a while so it does look quite daunting lol. The foiled shadows are amazing x


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