I was initially going to split two of these reviews, the foundation and palette, because they’re somewhat lengthy and detailed. However, I really wanted to keep all my newest Makeup Revolution purchases together for a haul style review. This will be divided into sections so if you’re just interested in one product you can scroll right to it 🙂
The Fast Base Foundation is $9.00 and available in eighteen shades. Mine is in the second to lightest shade, F2, and has a yellow undertone. I’m going to list all of the pros and cons of the foundation and then show it on my face. I have combination skin with acne and scarring that tends to be more dry.
- This is available in a decent shade range with differing undertones.
- This is a very creamy and easily blendable formula.
- This has a somewhat dewy finish which is great for combo to dry skin. I did not find this to look overly dewy but I do recommend setting it.
- This sits beautifully on top of dry skin and acne.
- No scent and this did not irritate my skin.
- This applies only to me but this was a perfect shade match.
- Great for travel, especially flying because this is a solid stick.
- This gets super oily and starts to break apart around the six to eight hour mark. Touching it up with powder fixed the oiliness but not the breaking apart issue.
- I always try a foundation with multiple primers and this reacted horribly with my silicone primers. I had to immediately remove all my makeup because the foundation and primer just clumped up together. It was not a cute look.
- I tried this with my water based primers and it didn’t react badly but it still lasted no longer on my skin than if I just wore no primer.
- I’ve went through this much faster than I would a liquid foundation. I’m not applying more, there just isn’t as much in the tube. There is only 0.21 ounces and the standard foundation amount is 1 ounce.
- This seemed to enhance my pores and did NOT want to stay on my nose.
*You can click on the photos to see them in more detail. From left to right: no foundation, one layer of foundation, two layers of foundation and then makeup fully done.
As you can see in the pictures above, two layers was pretty much full coverage. I was very happy with how this looked every time I finished my makeup but as the day progressed things just fell apart. As of right now I would not purchase this again. I don’t enjoy wearing it but I’m still searching for a way to make it work.
The Reloaded Palettes are $7.00 and there are four different palettes available. I purchased the one called Vitality. There is three shimmers and twelve mattes in this palette. I’ll list all the pros and cons and then show three different looks I made using this palette.
*Left to right: top row, middle row and bottom row.
- Very affordable for the amount of shades included.
- Can create a very natural or bold look just using this palette.
- Most of the shades are very easy to blend and have little fallout.
- This palette is filled with cool and neutral tones.
- Some of the shades are dry and hard to blend. Most notably for me, the matte chocolate brown in the middle row second from the left.
- The shimmers take some work to build up and even when wet don’t really “pop” on the eyes.
- This might just be something to do with my eyes but whenever I smudged these shadows on my lower lash line my eyes would water for hours. They didn’t burn or itch, however, just water. It was strange and might have just been a coincidence.
- These shadows didn’t seem to stay vibrant on the eyes. I do always use a primer and they still didn’t hold up very well.
- These do create a lot of kick up in the pans when you put your brush in but most cheaper shadows do this.
*Below are three looks I made just using this palette. I’m not that great at creating looks and these aren’t meant to be tutorials. This is just to show you the shadows on my eyes.
This look was super fast and didn’t turn out quite as vibrant as I wanted.
- I used the cream shade (top row, end left) all over the lid up to the brow bone.
- I used the dusty lavender shade (top row, second from the right) all in my crease.
- I used the champagne shimmer (top row, center) all over my lid and inner corner.
I really liked the way this one turned out except for the matte brown on the outer V of my eye. It wouldn’t blend and just looked muddy.
- I used the muted orange shade (middle row, second from the right) in my crease.
- I used the deep golden yellow (middle row, center) mixed into my crease.
- I used the matte brown (middle row, second from the left) smudged on my lower lash line and on the outer V.
- I used the golden shimmer (middle row, end right) all over my lid.
- I used the champagne shimmer (top row, center) in my inner corner.
This is probably my favorite look that I’ve made with this palette. It was the most vibrant, however, it faded so fast.
- I used the taupe shade (bottom row, center) in my crease. This was one of my favorite shades from the palette. I also used this mixed with the next shade on my lower lash line.
- I used the very muted berry shade (bottom row, end left) in the middle of my lid.
- I used the shimmer red/berry shade (top row, end right) on the outer edge of my lid.
- I used the darker berry shade (bottom row, second from the left) on the innermost part of my lid.
- I used the golden shimmer (middle row, end right) in my inner corner.
I’m honestly not sure if I recommend this palette or not. Is it good for the price? Yes. Is it good in general? I would say it’s very average. If you have eyeshadows similar to these I don’t think you would want this palette. However, if you’re on a budget and you love these colors then I say get it.
There is three different lipsticks in the Life on the Dance Floor Guest List set but I only bought two, Potential and Head Turner. These are $6.00 apiece.
Potential is the one used in the first two pictures above. It is a burnt orange/terracotta color. It’s very similar to one I wanted from Too Faced back around Christmas called Gingerbread. I absolutely love this lipstick. It’s not sold as a matte lipstick but this is definitely matte. It is a drier formula that can tug on the lips when applied. However, this lipstick lasts a ridiculously long time and even holds up pretty well through eating and drinking. It’s also very comfortable to be matte. It’s definitely a favorite.
The other one, Head Turner, is the kind of shade I always gravitate toward. It’s a mauve/rose color. I love this one just as much as Potential, however, this is a creamy formula. It’s more comfortable than Potential and it doesn’t tug on the lips but it doesn’t last as long.
I highly recommend both.
That’s it! If you made it to the end of this ridiculously long review thank you so much! I’d love to hear your feedback! Have you tried any of these? Would you like to? Let me know! Thanks for reading and have a great day!