Wednesday, 19 March 2014

Trish McEvoy Power of Makeup Planner Collection Azure

For this spring/summer Trish McEvoy brings us the Power of Makeup Planner Collection in Azure (£125). I've been wanting one of the TM sets for a while so when I spied this on Selfridges I promptly put this on my birthday list earlier this month.

The collection comes contained within a soft, quilted blue Petite Makeup Planner with pink lining and pockets/compartments.

There are so many products I'll try to be concise, lets start with the Beauty Emergency Card for Eyes. Its predominately warm in tone and contains shadows in Soft Peach, and Antique Rose and Glaze finish shades in Barely Blue, Ballet Pink, Rose Quartz, Pearl and Eye Definers in Paris Nights and Arabian Nights.

The liners shades are extremely pigmented, whilst the others have a softer pay off. The colours create a soft wash of colour with strong liner definition resulting in a natural, polished look.

The rest of the eyes is catered for with the extremely pigmented and long lasting Intense Gel Eye Liner in Black (travel size) followed by the Lash Curling Mascara in black, which is a joy to apply as it catches all the lashes and gives great separation that never clumps. The Instant Eye Lift in Shade 1 works well to cover darkness and gives a brightening lift to the skin and has a very long lasting wear. Unfortunately the Eye Base Essentials in Bare was too dark for my skin tone which is a shame as the formula was really smooth and non drying, providing impressive opaque coverage.

For the lips you get the Flawless Lip Colour Chic, the twist up style pen has a smooth, slightly tacky texture (and mint taste/smell) and the colour is a really pretty, slightly shimmered juicy pink.
Swatched below L-R:Eye Base Essentials in Bare, Instant Eye Lift in Shade 1,Flawless Lip Colour Chic,long lasting Intense Gel Eye Liner

For the face/cheeks you get a Petite Makeup Wardrobing Page containing Bronzer Golden (travel size),Face Shaper Highlight 1,Blush Natural and the Translucent Finishing Powder.

The blush, bronzer and highlighter are beautiful on their own but work extremely well combined with one another, giving a truly healthy sun kissed glow to the skin. The finishing powder works well to reduce shine without looking dry or cakey.
Swatched below in the same order as the palette with the blush/highlighter/bronzer combined on the far right.

I'm really pleased with the performance of all the products and the only thing I would change would be a lighter colour in the eye base (though with sets that try to cater for all skin tones I understand why they went for a medium toned shade). I find all the products really user friendly  and the collection contains all your makeup essentials in a compact, very portable set that serves to create that natural healthy look that we associate with the Trish McEvoy brand.

My mother bought me this from


  1. Happy birthday! What a lovely gift!! <3

    1. Thanks Lola, I really like this set so much, best present I've had for a while :) xx

  2. I definitely want to wish you a happy birthday Clare! I hope you have a good one. What a lovely set to pamper yourself with. This set looks like it is packed with winners so yay for you Clare.

    1. Thank you :) It really is lovely, the cheek products used together give such a beautiful glow to the skin.

  3. Well thank you mother, what a nice gift! The products are all lovely :-) Happy birthday, miss!

    1. Thank you :) Yes, I was so pleased to get it, I guess my constant going on about the set worked :)


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