KIKO have recently launched their KIKO Midnight Siren collection, and since it has been a while since I done a new launch/collection blog post, I thought I would share this one with you. This caught my attention straight away as it was a very pro-glow collection, and if you’ve had a look at my recent makeup looks you’d know I am loving the glow look. I thought I would quickly talk through the new products and point out my favourites.
The very first product that caught my attention was the Cream Radiance Highlighter in 01 Twilight Gold. I am literally obsessed with highlighters at the moment, it is really concerning because I think I am getting too carried away and collecting them all like Pokémon’s. Ooh, whilst we are on the topic op Pokémon’s the packaging of this product is a sphere like a Pokéball, it was meant to be! I do really like the packaging, it is completely impractical if you were planning on travelling with it, but it does look pretty sitting on my makeup table. The formula of this product is gel to powder, and it is very easy to apply to your highlight points. I like using this as a highlight base, so I apply this and go over with a powder highlighter, so you get that really intense glowy look. You could wear this easily on its own for a more subtle natural finish. The colour is a gorgeous champagne gold shade that’s leans slightly on the warmer side, and it applies very smoothly onto the skin. At a £10.90 price point, it is a definite recommend.
Next we have the Silk Pearl Illuminating Bronzer in Radiating Honey. This is a 3 shade illuminating bronzer, which I have been using along my temples and in the hollows of my cheek. I find that the three colours swirled together provide subtle warmth to my skin tone, but I think this will be more effective on someone who is lighter in skin tone to me. However I will say I completely see why it is called a silk bronzer, it is very silky and the shades blend together beautifully and buff into the skin easily. This retails for £14.90.
Moving onto eye products, I have two products to share with you today. Firstly the Moon Shadow Water Infused Eyeshadow. I was really interested in trying these as I love KIKO cream shadow pencils, so I was intrigued to see how these ‘water infused’ shadows performed. The shade I got to try out is 01 Glamour Gold, which is a very pretty bright pearly champagne gold with a gorgeous silver sparkle running through it. It is a gel like cream formula that goes on very smoothly on to the eye lids and blends dreamily. I’m not exactly sure what the 42% water in the product does, but I suspect it has something to do with how smooth the shadow glides on, especially considering there are glitter particles in the product. I have been wearing this shadow quite a bit, and I really want to pick up more of these as I love the finish they provide and how once it sets, it doesn’t budge.
I also got the chance to try the Shape & Shummer Eyebrow & Highlighter Pencil. I was quite excited to try this because the tip of the eyebrow pencil is thin and round which is perfect for precision. I’ve got this in the shade 03 Dark Chestnut and Brunettes, and I found it to be very easy to use. You can see both the eyebrow pencil and highlighter in action below.
Finally, last but not least, I have the KIKO Matte Muse Lipstick in 01 Plushy Rose. This comes in 6 shades and Plushy Rose is beautiful rose pink which compliments my skin tone really well. It is actually slightly milky and a little lighter than I would normally go for but somehow it works. If you’ve read a few of my posts, its blindingly obvious that I am a huge matte lip fan so I couldn’t wait to get my hands on this. I find it takes a minute or two to achieve a true matte finish, and it has a very comfortable moisturising wear for a matte lip product. This retails for £6.90.
KIKO is a brand that really packs a punch, and doesn’t hurt your purse too much either. As expected, this collection is beautifully put together and not only do I love the colours, I also love the feel and quality of the products. My two favourites are the Cream Radiance Highlighter and the Moon Shadow Water Infused Eyeshadow, I am pretty much wearing these two products every day.I hope you enjoyed a little look at the KIKO Midnight Siren collection, let me know what caught your eye. Tanzina x