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I’d like to start by mentioning that I don’t know how I have the audacity to call myself a beauty blogger when I didn’t even know Nip + Fab have a makeup range…

Now that that’s off my chest (not that I have much on my chest anyway… #AABatteriesHaveMoreFuel).

So, they have a makeup line. I tried it and – umm – it reminded me a lot of Smashbox and LA Girl. I’m not a fan of those makeup brands particularly, but I suppose, for everyday wear, at a relatively affordable price, they do the job…

Nip + Fab’s makeup range has a good contour and blusher shade range, even the eyeshadow palettes look lush. However, the application does look a tad tacky. Also, the forumla doesn’t agree with me…

What’s more, I don’t like the shades of their highlighters at all! Like, unless you’re Casper or Homer Simpson, then go right ahead… I know I call myself a “Lebanese polar bear” but come on… I’m not a corpse. 😂

Their foundations also need mixing… The pigments are too dark or light, and the consistency is too thick. I’m someone who doesn’t like having to buy two foundation products just to for one overall result, it’s too time consuming and costly.

I would say that Nip + Fab’s skincare is much better than their range of makeup; that’s my honest feedback – if you want it…

However, my opinion could be down to the fact that I’m used to applying brands like L’Orèal and Dior – which I’ve seen a considerably difference. Even MAC grates on my from time to time… I think the best makeup MAC has to offer me is their Studio Fix.

In other news, I’ve actually stopped wearing makeup to work for a few days because I want to let my skin breathe. I think it’s important that we’re comfortable in our own skin and don’t get dependent on makeup.

I don’t use makeup because I need it, I use it because I enjoy it. Trust me, there’s nothing I love more than sleep in the morning…

So, I don’t get up extra early because I need to do something, I’d only do it because I actually want to. I want to go to work, if I want to wear makeup, I’d wake up earlier.

I don’t know how this post’s gone from a review of Nip + Fab and turned into a life coaching session about self love and being comfortable in the skin you’re in but… I’m going to Nip this in the bud now, you’re beautiful.

Rock what you got. Be confident, be proud and try your best to feel happy in yourself, ’cause no one else can.

Finally, Nip + Fab‘s makeup disappointed me, only because I had high hopes, and I based this high estimation on the success and awesomeness of their skincare ranges. All in all, I’ve got to say though, their colour pigments are BEAUT… I just didn’t like the finish.

What are your thoughts on the range? Send me your comments and we’ll chat.