Tuesday, 1 July 2014

Illamasqua Glamore Nude

I thought I had a box of chocolates when I saw this little box on my desk this morning.

It wasn't but my disappointment subsided when I saw it was something even better...a box of new nude lipsticks from Illamasqua.

The iconic nude lip we think was born from looking at images of the original 90's supermodels. Think Cindy, Christy, Naomi and Linda and also a favourite look of Nicola's.

From July 10th (online) and July 31st (in store) Illamasqua are launching this range of seven nude lipsticks. Each lipstick is £18.50.
 The seven lipsticks are broken down into three categories of nude..nude coral, rosy and earthy rose.
 The shades have something for every skin tone as the tones are a mixture of warm and cool nudes.

We had a look at four of the shades available.

From L-R Tease, Naked, Starkers, Rosepout
The colours are an opaque finish with a rich pigment. Moisturising and rich but without too much shine. They have a slight satin finish but no shimmer/glitter whatsoever. I would suggest using a lip liner with these shades to ensure you have a neater defined edge. Make sure your lip liner blends though, nothing worse than a dark lipliner and a nude lipstick!

Illamasqua head of training Daniel Busutti recommends that the best way to find your perfect nude tone is to match your lipstick to your natural nail bed colour. What a great tip!
These nudes will see you through summer into autumn for a natural day look or team it up with an intense smoky eye for the evening.



  1. These look SO gorgeous! Especially Rosepout. I've never tried anything from Illamasqua but think this might be my first purchase. :)

  2. definitely better than the chocolates you were hoping for! x

  3. wow!! These look super gorgeous!! I love your youtube videos and as i am now a blogger myself i decided to check out your blogs!! I love them! I'm kinda obsessed with you! I've watched every single video and I am definitely going to read all your blog posts!! Would it be OK if I put you in my blog on friday (favourite blogger blog post)?

  4. These are really pretty I think my favourite is Naked! :-)


  5. I have a hard time finding my perfect nude too, thanks for the tip! Will look at my nail bed next time I go lipstick shopping.

    xx Alyson
    Beauty Vanity

  6. I love these!!!


  7. I love Tease and Rosepout, those might have to be my first Illamasqua lipsticks!


  8. those colours are gorgeous, i've always been scared of nudes because i don't want the zombie look, but i really love naked and rose pout !


  9. loves all the colors! Especially the Naked!


  10. These colours are so pretty!


  11. The collection is great and the entire collection of colours looks so beautiful. Especially Tease and Naked one are look so pretty. The packing is too attractive and beautiful. And I love your advice of using a lip liner with the shades. And thanks for this blog with us and the tip of the Illamasqua head.


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