If you love Elizabeth Arden skincare, it’s time to broaden your perspective and try EA makeup. This season, the brand has a lot of new exciting makeup launches that I can’t wait to review for you. I also recorded a full-face makeup tutorial using Elizabeth Arden Spring 2018 makeup launches as so many of you asked me for a tutorial on Stories. In this post, I’ll be specifically talking about Drama Defined Color Collection that is designed for a girl who loves combining her makeup strong and features. To emphasize this statement, the brand opted in for a classy gold and black packaging. I played with each of the products reviewed in this post at least a few times and the one that really stands out is a translucent powder. The product comes in a handy packaging and it provides a porcelain skin finish—SO pretty!
This setting powder is phenomenal! Not only it provides flawless, undetectable coverage and protects your skin from becoming overly shiny, it also minimizes the look of the pores. I tried applying the powder both with a damp beauty blender and a powder brush and it performed beautifully. Another important moment: the packaging of this product features a mirror which means that it’s the first loose powder suitable for traveling that I know.
Color Range: 5 shades (translucent, light, medium, medium deep, and deep).
Active Ingredients: Vitamin C that promotes the glow and Hyaluronic Acid that hydrates the skin.
Price Point: $35.00.
Let’s be real: it doesn’t provide the thinnest line ever like some mechanical pencils do, but in this situation, it’s actually an advantage of this product. Used with a plastic applicator that comes on another side of the product, you could achieve the most durable, super soft smokey eye look. The eyeliner is waterproof and sets on the skin fast so I recommend applying it quickly. You’ll need oil or waterproof makeup remover to take off this product.
Color Range: 6 shades (smokey black, espresso, bright eyes, steel the stage, midnight dream, and purple passion).
Active Ingredients: Rice Bran Wax that provides a creamy feel to the eyeliner.
Price Point: $22.00.
If you read my blog for a while, you know that when it comes to mascaras, I’m all about the volume. I’m totally okay applying two, three, five layers of mascara until my lashes are full and voluminous. With this mascara, you don’t need too many coats though: it’s perfect for delivering “your lashes but thicker” kind of look. If you want to achieve a completely wildly long and full eyelash look, you can apply lengthening mascara on the ends your lashes – that’s exactly what I’ve been doing for the last few photo shoots.
Color Range: 2 shades (intense black and intense brown)
Active Ingredients: Carnauba Fibers that attach to lashes to create extra volume and Marula Nut Oil (hydrates lashes).
Price Point: $25.00.
I can’t remember last time I tried a new concealer as I’m totally addicted to my Tarte Shape Tape for full coverage days and Kevyn Aucoin The Etherealist Concealer for medium coverage days. In comparison to these two, Elizabeth Arden concealer provides a light to medium coverage. Which might be handy if you are an all-natural look kind of girl, but for me, it’s not an ideal product as I rarely go for a natural look.
Color Range: 4 shades (fair, light, medium, and dark).
Active Ingredients: Brazilian Christmas Berry (reduces dark circles) and Hyaluronic Acid to smooth the look of skin.
Price Point: $22.50.
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You can find the products from the Drama Defined Color Collection at Elizabeth Arden website, Macy’s, Nordstrom, and Ulta Beauty. What is the number one product from the line you are the most excited about?