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LMX - Little Mix Makeup Brand Review Part 1 Shout out to my Pout

Hello my lovelies,


I was so intrigued when I saw that there was a new makeup collection exclusive to Boots. LMX is a brand brought to us by Little Mix band members. They have everything from eyeshadows to highlighters.

I purchased a couple of box sets from the Boots 3 for 2 range. Sadly one item came broken. I was gutted but Ho hum, I moved on and just reviewed the rest of the products on their own. I will continue my reviews of the brand as soon as I get my replacement.

So my two items I have thoroughly tested are the Shout out to my Pout Liquid Lipstick and Liner collection (rrp £18) and the Rock in the Gold Get the Look Palette (£14).

Lets start with the lip products, get the negative out of the way early. I purchased this kit of 4 lip liners and liquid lipsticks. I chose this specifically because it was nude tones and I thought well at least one will suit me, how wrong was I. I found them so orange toned, none of them suited my skin tone I was so dissapointed. They tout this as a nude collection but none of these colours are nude. Even the dark colour which I am assuming they were trying to be inclusive of darker skin tones, but this colour would only suit a very dark skin tone and still I don't think it would look nude.
 
The lipliners themselves I cannot fault. They are creamy and glide on easily. They lasted hours, even when I tested them on their own using them to fill in my lips fully. For me the lipliners were the winner of this purchase. 

The lipsticks however were not enjoyed as much. Apart from Perfect Pout they dried quick enough and had good coverage. I felt the formula was too drying. I could see every line and crack in my lips and the more I talked the more the product cracked on my lips. After around an hour I had product gathering in the corners of my mouth. I felt very aware that I had product on my lips and it was not a comfortable feeling. 
 
Unfortunately for my first purchase from this brand it was not a positive review. Let me know if you have tried their products and how you got on with them.

Thank you so much for stopping by check back next week to see my thoughts on the Rock n Gold Palette.

Love and hugs,

Lyndsey

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