Sothys New Make-up Line ‘Little Black Dress’ Review!

Hi everyone,

How are you all doing? Sorry I’ve been away for a little while but it has been quite hectic my end with work and stuff…long story.

Anyway I’m back now with a very exciting review for you all! About a month ago I went to Professional Beauty in London (here’s a link to my blog post) and was really lucky to try Sothys new Make-up line, which had just launched. I’m always on about how much I love their skincare, and now that they have brought out a makeup line, I couldn’t be more excited!

And let me tell you, it doesn’t disappoint! ‘Little Black Dress’* is a luxury selection of make-up products to help you create the perfect Parisian look. I absolutely love it, it’s so classy and sophisticated! It was very kind of them to give me some of the products to try, so I can tell you guys all about it.

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So let’s start off with the foundation. My shade is Beige Rose BR20, which I’d describe as a light/medium colour. It’s a neutral shade, which suits most skin tones and looks most natural. It gives a medium coverage. You get three types of foundation, each one with a different finish.  

Teint Satine is an age-defying foundation, which gives you a rejuvenated complexion and smoothes wrinkles and fine lines, it my opinion it works a little bit like a primer.

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 Teint Mat is a skin perfector foundation, I particularly like this one as it gives a a matte finish, which helps with my slightly oily T-zone, to keep the shine at bay. I’ve also noticed that it minimises the appearance of enlarged pores, which is a bonus!  

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Teint Naturel is a sheer coverage foundation, which is very hydrating and gives you that ‘fresh glow’ look and healthy complexion. It enhances your skin and gives you a luminous finish. This foundation would be perfect for spring/summer.

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Next on to another gorgeous product, The Illuminator, a beautiful illuminating trio for eyes and cheeks. The three shades can be used separately, or mixed together to achieve different make-up looks. I have been using it as a blush and a highlighter, it looks so natural, I absolutely love it!

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I have also been using the Crayon Yeux Noir Universel, which is a very creamy black eye pencil perfect to line your upper and lower lash line with, and achieve the smoky eye look, as it comes with a build in blender. It’s waterproof and lasts really well. 

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Last but not least are the lipsticks, which are also fantastic. There are two types, Rouge Intense (I have number 240), which is a very opaque red colour but still creamy and comfortable on the lips, and Rouge Doux (number 121) a more sheer, moisturising version with a lightweight texture and a lovely fruity scent. They come in 20 gorgeous shades and I can’t wait to get my hands on some more of them 🙂

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 Sothys make-up collection has a few more products including Erase Skin Blemishes concealer, Dark Circle eraser, Powder foundation, High Definition setting powder, Complexion perfector, Mascara, Eyebrow pencil, Smoothing lip Filler and Plumping Lip Balm.

I hope you found this review helpful, and if you have any questions, please leave them in the comments below.

Vicki xx

www.sothys.com

*PR Sample

Disclaimer: This is not a sponsored post

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2 Comments

  1. Maria
    March 20, 2014 / 11:00 am

    wow this looks amazing Vicki, thanks for sharing x

  2. MissJenn
    March 27, 2014 / 2:27 pm

    That looks like a lovely set, very classy xx

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